Frost free! 10 top sun-loving flowers to plant in Va.

If you were holding back your green thumb from sowing seeds and planting flowers outdoors, start digging when the sun starts to shine.  The state of Virginia is split in two planting zones: Zone 6 and Zone 7.  The last frost date — a fear to young plants — ranges from March 31 to April 30.  Prepare your shovels, spades and hoes, time to get down and dirty.

Here are the top full sun flowers to sow or plant for the spring and summer season:

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1.  Petunia (annual)


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2.  Salvia (annual)












3.  Daylily (perennial)








4.  Marigold (annual)








5.  Coreopsis  (perennial)








6.  Geranium annual








7.  Coneflower (perennial)








8.  Zinnia (annual)








9.  Cosmos (annual)








10. Sunflower (annual)


What is your favorite flower to plant in your garden?





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