The group of annuals which are valuable for cut flowers is much greater than might be anticipated. This group is comprehensive and those plants which are marked with a star (*) are the most interesting types, and provide the greatest abundance of cut flowers. The other annuals in the group are valuable for cut flowers, but should not be selected unless ample space exists so that the more important types also can be grown.

Ageratum houstonianum Floss Flower

Alyssum maritimum Sweet Alyssum

* Antirrhinum majus

Snapdragon (treated as an annual)

Arctotis grandis African Daisy

Brachycome iberidifolia Swan River Daisy

*Calendula officinalis

Pot Marigold

Callistephus hortensis China Aster

*Centaurea americana American Cornflower

Centaurea cyanus Old-fashioned Cornflower

Centaurea imperialis Sweet Sultan

*Chrysanthemum coronarium Summer Chrysanthemum

*Coreopsis tinctoria Tickseed

*Cosmos bipinnatus

Cosmos *Delphinium ajacis Annual Larkspur

Dianthus chinensis Chinese Pink

Dianthus heddewigi Japanese Pink

Emilia flammea

Flora's Paint-brush Eschscholtzia californica

California Poppy

Eucharidium grandiflorum Large-flowered Eucharidium

*Gaillardia pulchella picta

Blanket Flower Gomphrena globosa

Globe Amaranth

Grasses in variety Grass

*Gypsophila elegans Baby's Breath

*Helianthus annuus

Single Annual Sunflower Helichrysum bracteatum

Straw Flower

Heliotropium peruvianum Heliotrope

Hunnemannia fumariaejolia Mexican Poppy

Iberis umbellata

Candytuft Impatiens balsamina

Garden Balsam

*Lathyrus odoratus

Sweet Pea Matthiola incana

Common Stock

Nigella damascena Love-in-a-mist

\Papaver (in variety) Annual Poppy

Reseda odorata

Mignonette *Salpiglossis sinuata

Painted Tongue

*Scabiosa atropurpurea Mourning Bride

Schizanthus pinnatus Butterfly Flower

Tagetes erecta Marigold, African varieties

*Tropaeolum majus Nasturtium

Verbena hybrida Verbena

Viola tricolor Pansy

*Zinnia elegans Zinnia

+The variety Shirley is particularly to be commended.