12 Annuals That Bloom with Striking Orange Flowers

Gardens can provide you happiness. We've compiled 12 different annual orange flowers that you may grow to add a splash of color to your garden.

Begonia

Scientific Name: Begonia x tuberhybrida Plant Type: Perennial Geographic Origin: Brazil Plant Size: 15 inches tall Sun Exposure: Partial shade Plant Zone: 6 – 11

Bird of Paradise

Scientific Name: Strelitzia reginae Plant Type: Perennial Geographic Origin: South Africa Plant Size: 5 – 6 feet tall Sun Exposure: Partial shade Plant Zone: 9 – 12

Buddleia

Scientific Name: Buddleja madagascariensis Plant Type: Perennial Geographic Origin: Madagascar Plant Size: 13 inches high Sun Exposure: Partial to full sun Plant Zone: 9 – 10

Butterfly Weed

Scientific Name: Asclepias tuberosa Plant Type: Perennial Geographic Origin: North America Plant Size: 1 – 2 feet tall Sun Exposure: Full sun Plant Zone: 3 – 9

Calendula

Scientific Name: Calendula officinalis Plant Type: Annual Geographic Origin: Southern Europe Plant Size: 31 inches tall Sun Exposure: Partial or full sun Plant Zone: 9b – 11

California Poppy

Scientific Name: Eschscholzia californica Plant Type: Perennial Geographic Origin: North America, Central America Plant Size: 12 – 18 inches tall Sun Exposure: Full sun Plant Zone: 6 – 10

Canna Lily

Scientific Name: Canna indica Plant Type: Annual Geographic Origin: Caribbean Plant Size: 1.5 – 10 feet tall Sun Exposure: Full sun Plant Zone: 8 – 11

Carnation

Scientific Name: Dianthus caryophyllus Plant Type: Perennial Geographic Origin: Southern Europe Plant Size: 12 – 18 inches Sun Exposure: Partial to full sun Plant Zone: 7 – 10

Cat’s Tail Aloe

Scientific Name: Aloe castanea Plant Type: Perennial Geographic Origin: Northeastern South Africa Plant Size: 10 – 12 feet tall Sun Exposure: Full sun Plant Zone: 9b – 11

Chinese Lantern Plant

Scientific Name: Physalis alkekengi Plant Type: Perennial Geographic Origin: Europe, Northern Asia Plant Size: 1 – 2 feet tall Sun Exposure: Partial to full sun Plant Zone: 3 – 9

Chrysanthemum

Scientific Name: Chrysanthemum Plant Type: Perennial Geographic Origin: Asia, Europe Plant Size: 4 – 36 inches tall Sun Exposure: Full sun Plant Zone: 5 – 9

Cigar Plant

Scientific Name: Cuphea ignea Plant Type: Perennial or annual, depending on the climate Geographic Origin: Mexico, Jamaica Plant Size: 25 inches tall Sun Exposure: Partial to full sun Plant Zone: 10 – 12