These top ten gorgeous plants make great garden additions, and grow incredibly fast. Whether you’re getting a late start to your garden this year, you’ve just moved, or you’re simply too impatient to wait for a bright and colorful yard, do not despair! With the proper amounts of sunlight, soil nutrition, and water, you can have a beautifully blossoming garden in a few short weeks with these ten fast-growing garden plants (in no particular order).
Sunflower (Helianthus annuus) - Another member of the daisy family, the common sunflower is an annual, native to the Americas. It attracts songbirds and butterflies, and has tasty, edible seeds known for their high levels of good fat and vitamin E. The sunflower grows best in full sun with well-drained soil, and averages 8 to 15 feet in height. The flower heads themselves can get up to 12 inches in diameter, and are made up of numerous florets that mature into seeds.