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Lantana, like this Proven Winners Luscious Lantana Berry
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Lantana, like this Proven Winners Luscious Lantana Berry Blend variety, are suitable for beds, borders, containers and even as ground cover. Lantana produces an abundance of solid or multi-toned, deer-resistant, fragrant flowers all season long.(Credit: Proven Winners)

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7 great annuals for sunny spots

Plenty of annuals bask in the glory of full sun, with common geraniums, marigolds and New Guinea impatiens among the most popular in the region. But there are so many other, less common choices available. If you're looking to break with tradition and branch out into new territory, try planting one of my favorite sun lovers this year. -- Jessica Damiano

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