As a Leo, born in August, it is no wonder that I love sunny colors. As a gardener I know how useful annuals can be in the garden, and in the vase. As a gardener who likes sure results I loves the All America Selections, tested flowers and vegetables that are all but guaranteed to succeed all across the nation.
I find one of this year’s All America Selections winners, Gaillardia ‘Arizona Apricot’ especially appealing. It looks to me like the hot color is slightly gentled, which pleases me very much. The 3 inch blossoms bloom a little earlier than other gaillardias, and provides bloom through the summer and into the fall. This is not a large plant, only about 12 inches tall with a similar spread, an ideal edging.
Are you thinking about annuals for your garden yet?