Best Pink Annual Flowers for Your Garden

Gardeners all over the country enjoy planting annuals in their gardens. Annual plants are those that grow for just one year and die after the first frost or when cold weather hits. The following annual plants have lovely pink flowers that will bring beauty to any garden.

List of Pink Annual Flowers


Snapdragons are annual flowers that come in a variety of colors. They have stalks of bright flowers atop bushy green plants. They come in dwarf varieties that are six inches tall, to large types that are up to four feet tall.

Wax Begonia

The wax begonia is the begonia variety that is annual. There are also tuberous begonias that come from bulbs. Wax begonias live up to their name in that they have waxy green, purple, or brown leaves. They have masses of pretty flowers in pink tones, red, or white. These annual flowers do well in sun or partial shade.


These pink annual flowers are tall and delicate looking. They have feathery, bright green leaves, and pale to bright pink flowers with yellow centers. Cosmos annuals also come in white. This pink flowering annual enjoys full sun and may need support since they can grow from two to six feet tall. Cosmos, an annual flower, can grow from seeds.


Dianthus is also grown as a tender perennial or biannual but is usually used as an annual. It is also called Pink, or Sweet William. This pink flowering annual plant has short, bushy plants of long green leaves. They are topped by masses of frilly bunches of pink and white flowers.


Impatiens are the most popular of all garden annuals. Impatiens grow rapidly in sun or shade and bloom from spring to late fall.


This is the ultimate annual for bright, hot sun. It spreads readily and has small green, succulent leaves, and bright rose-like flowers. This annual flower comes in pink, yellow, and white.


Another very popular pink flowering annual plant is the petunia. These plants have large, showy flowers that come in many styles and colors. Many are pink with stripes, rings, and ruffles. Gardeners love petunias for their continuous color.

These popular pink flowering annual plants are great for any temperate garden. Easy to plant and care for, they will bring splashes of pink color to your gardens filled with perennials and shrubs. Since they only last one year, there is no commitment.

Theresa Lien
Theresa Lien
A professional writer who has specialized in houseplants and indoor gardening. She's had experience with outdoor landscaping too, having written about plants that grow well on balconies and patios as one of her previous articles for Wohomen.


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