Winter Annual Photos

Late fall to early winter annuals
Click for a larger image. As material outgrows its container, consider bumping the plants up to larger containers. (Photo: James L. Gibson)
Click for a larger image. Don’t forget that vegetables like lettuce add great texture and color when added to containers. (Photo: James L. Gibson)
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A splendid display of lettuce varieties is seen in this fiber windowbox at Roundtree Plantation, Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo: Dharma Pitchay)

Click for a larger image. Outdoor production of ornamental vegetables is recommended as cool temperatures intensify foliage color. (Photo: James L. Gibson)
Click for a larger image. Plant one plug per mum pan or gallon pot when growing the mustards. (Photo: James L. Gibson)
Click for a larger image. ‘Red Giant’ mustard is a popular choice among growers, landscapers, and consumers. (Photo: James L. Gibson)
Click for a larger image. The low-growing mustard ‘Tatsoi’ is an ideal plant for the windowbox or color bowl. (Photo: James L. Gibson)
Click for a larger image. Outdoor production of ornamental vegetables is recommended as cool temperatures intensify foliage color. (Photo: James L. Gibson)
Click for a larger image. Researchers at NC State University have focused on nutritional programs and PGRs suitable for winter annual production. (Photo: James L. Gibson)
Click for a larger image. Cold-hardy, floriferous violas make great additions to any production scheme. (Photo: James L. Gibson)
Click for a larger image. Cold-hardy, floriferous violas make great additions to any production scheme. (Photo: James L. Gibson)
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The floriferous habit of violas has made them a favorite among consumers and landscapers. (Photo: James L. Gibson)

Click for a larger image. Violas have resurged in popularity due to their ability to produce flowers continuously throughout the cool months. (Photo: James L. Gibson)
Click for a larger image. Violas have resurged in popularity due to their ability to produce flowers continuously throughout the cool months. (Photo: James L. Gibson)
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Pansies offer the grower, landscaper, and consumer a large variety of color. (Photo: James L. Gibson)

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