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Infographic: Key Differences Between Annuals and Perennials

by | Updated: Nov 14, 2022

Bright orange marigolds are an annual in Colorado versus a perennial

As you learn how to garden, it’s helpful to understand:

“What’s an annual vs a perennial?”

Why?

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.

Infographic showing differences between annuals vs perennials

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