What is an annual plant?
Annual Plant Definition– A plant that requires one year to germinate, bloom and die.
Ideal Home Garden Explains
Annual plants are defined as a plant the experiences its entire life cycle within the course of one year. While not all annuals bloom with flowers, they do germinate, grow to adult size and bloom if applicable, then die. Common annuals include impatiens, basil, geraniums and parsley. See The Best Annuals To Plant In Your Garden.