Cosmos flowers - remind me of my father. One of my earliest memories is going for a walk with him and looking at pink cosmos.... And dad telling me its name - he said it was called 'hen feet' - because the leaves looked like them. I am sure he just made it up on the spot!
Annual vinca has a decidedly tropical look with its saucer-shaped white flowers in saturated shades of red, rose, pink, and purple. The white varieties stand out best, though. Plant Name: Catharanthus roseus Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: to 18 inches tall and wide Zones: 10, but usually grown as an annual Plant it with: Grow annual vinca as an upright contrast to trailing calibrachoa or mini petunias./