Identifying Plant Types

Knowing what to expect from annuals, biennials, perennials, shrubs, climbers, trees and other types of plants can help you create the garden of your dreams.

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Biennials

Much like annuals, biennials are short-lived, but spread their time over two years, growing in the first, flowering in the second. They too are used as colorful bedding plants.

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