I always try to grow a few different odd ball annuals each year. You know ... ones that you won't find at the local HD. I grow them from seed but once in a while you can find something different at a nursery or at the farmers market. Let's see ... a couple that I'm looking forward to this year are South African foxglove Ceratotheca triloba (seeds from a trade) and Mirabilis longiflora which is a different species of 4 o'clock with long white tubular flowers. It's such a treat to anxiously await something new and different every year. The trouble is I want to grow them all! I'd love to hear about what everyone else is growing that's new or unusual and not your humdrum annuals that everyone else has.
Annual Odd Balls
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