Cool Colorful Plants

These versatile annuals have exploded in popularity in recent years producing months of color from summer into fall. Take a look at some winners for your garden.


Echinacea purpurea 'Razzmatazz'. This first-ever double coneflower boasts showy pink pompoms framed by deep magenta daisy petals. The fragrant 4-inch blooms on this reliable perennial are borne on long, sturdy stems and will last two weeks in a vase. Grows 35 inches tall and 18 to 24 inches wide. USDA Zones 3-9.

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