13 Can't-Kill Flowers for Beginners
Don't say you have a brown thumb! Try these easy-to-grow, can't-kill beauties and watch your beginner's thumb turn green.
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Add cosmos plants to your garden or grow these daisy-like flowers from seeds. These annuals are so undemanding, they'll bloom even in poor soils. They like full sun (but appreciate afternoon shade in hot climates) and tolerate drought once they're up and growing.
Blanket Flower (Gaillardia)
Blanket flowers (Gaillardia) are native wildflowers in parts of the U.S., and they grow robustly in full sun. These butterfly magnets bloom from early summer into fall.