The 10 Best Annual Flowers for Arizona

Marigold:

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

Zinnia:

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

Portulaca:

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

Vinca:

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:

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

Sunflower:

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

Pentas:

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.

Celosia:

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

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