Regimental annuals of a humorous kind existed but were not encouraged.
This is one of the most fragrant flowers we have among the annuals.
This will cause less disturbance in the garden than the sowing of annuals in with the perennials.
Moore told me that the editor of one of the annuals offered him 600ℓ.
There appeared to be a pretty good collection of hardy perennials and annuals, but few shrubs, or ornamental trees.
annuals, both foreign and domestic, are every year improving.
The annuals merely require to be sown in the open in spring.
The first week in June is the time to transplant all annuals.
The perennial species are very showy, having almost as wide a range of color as the annuals.
We have planted our bulbs and sowed our autumn annuals for spring gardening.
late 14c., from Old French annuel (12c.) or directly from Late Latin annualem (nominative annualis), corresponding to Latin annalis as adjective form of annus "year," from PIE *at-no-, from root *at- "to go," on notion of "period gone through" (cf. Sanskrit atati "goes, wanders," Gothic aþnam (dative plural) "year," Oscan akno- "year, holiday, time of offering"). Used of plants since 1710.
c.1400, originally "service commemorating the anniversary of a person's death," from annual (adj.). By 1824 as short for annual plant.
Adjective Completing a life cycle in one growing season.
Noun An annual plant. Annuals germinate, blossom, produce seed, and die in one growing season. They are common in environments with short growing seasons. Most desert plants are annuals, germinating and flowering after rainfall. Many common weeds, wild flowers, garden flowers, and vegetables are annuals. Examples of annuals include tomatoes, corn, wheat, sunflowers, petunias, and zinnias. Compare biennial, perennial.