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Hardy annuals can be sown directly into their flowering positions in the spring and will tolerate a certain amount of cold. Well-known flowers such as sweet peas, poppies, stocks and sunflowers fall under this category, as do some of the more unusual flowers - gomphocarpus & ratibida for example.
Chrysanthemum carinatum 'Sunset'
Companion planting: Try growing Chrysanthemums with chives, whose aromatic leaves will deter aphids.
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Calendula officinalis 'Pink Surprise'
English Marigold, Marigold, Pot Marigold
Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.More info
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