As you learn how to garden, it’s helpful to understand:
“What’s an annual vs a perennial?”
Because most flowers in your western garden will be one or the other.
Here are key differences between annuals and perennials, so these types of flowers make more sense.
Keep in mind, Mama Nature makes her own rules, so there are always exceptions.
Related tips that may interest you:
- Annuals vs perennials: How to remember what each means once and for all
- What is a plant hardiness zone? (And how it affects whether your perennials will return)
- What plant hardiness zone is Colorado?
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