The 10 Best Annual Flowers for Arizona


Marigolds are heat-tolerant flowers that come in various colors and sizes. They bloom prolifically throughout the summer.


They are drought-tolerant and attract pollinators, making them a popular choice for Arizona gardens.


Also known as moss rose, portulaca is a heat-loving annual with vibrant, colorful flowers that thrive in hot, dry conditions.


Vinca, also known as Madagascar periwinkle, is a heat-tolerant annual with glossy green foliage and colorful flowers.

Globe Amaranth:

Globe amaranth produces distinctive globe-shaped flowers in vibrant hues of purple, pink, and white.


Cosmos is a fast-growing annual with delicate, daisy-like flowers in shades of pink, white, and purple.


Sunflowers are iconic annual flowers known for their large, sunny blooms and tall stalks. They thrive in full sun and are relatively.


Pentas, also known as Egyptian star cluster, is a heat-tolerant annual with clusters of star-shaped flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds.

Moss Verbena

Moss verbena is a spreading ground cover with clusters of small, colorful flowers that bloom from spring to fall.


It performs well in Arizona's hot, dry climate and adds bold color to garden beds and containers.


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