12 Lovely Red Annual Flowers
Incorporate red into your garden beds and borders with annual flower picks for every season.
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Zinnias Are All-Star Annuals
Zinnias come in a wide variety of colors with large, profuse blooms. They are truly an easy to grow annual flower. Zinnia offers many colors and mixed blooms from which to choose.
Oriental Poppy ‘Flamenco Dancer’
Corn Poppy ‘American Legion’ (Papaver rhoeas)
On Fire Flowers
Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis)
Papaver Rhoeas Bright Red Field Poppies
Papaver rhoeas, common poppy, is an erect annual, with pinnately lobed oblong leaves and solitary, bright scarlet bowl-shaped flowers in summer. They add a splash of color in a sunny area of the garden.
Red Wonder Nasturtium Blooms and Leaves Are Edible
Red Wonder nasturtiums are flowering, structured, frost tender annuals with trailing growth habit. It has showy, large, dark red flowers and green foliage. The leaves and flowers are both edible.
Geraniums Flower Continuously Summer Until Frost
The geranium, zonal, is an annual flower named for the horseshoe-shaped band of dark color in the leaves of most varieties. They are upright bushes covered with colorful flowers on long stems held above the plant giving a burst of color.
With nasturtium, some climb while others scramble. All grow vigorously and produce masses of red, orange or yellow flowers like Tropaeolum majus here.