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Annual Plants


Annual plants fall under two categories - hardy and half-hardy. Hardy annuals can be grown outdoors and will tolerate cooler tempratures, whereas the more tender half-hardy annuals need protection and must not be planted out until all risk of frost has passed. These delightful summer flowers add colour and interest to beds, borders, containers and hanging baskets. Use the selections in the left menu to select the right plants for your garden.


You might also be interested in our stunning range of perennial plants which flower every year.



We have found 28 products.
 

Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid

 Customer Rating
  • Great in hanging baskets and pouches
  • Outstanding performance whatever the weather
  • Grows well in sun or shade
  • More than 50% picotees
A best seller, Begonia 'Apricot Shades' is as versatile as it is beautiful! Large, cascading double blooms in sunshine shades of apricot and lemon will pour from your containers from July to October. These tuberous begonias will perform whatever the weather, in sun or semi shade. The trailing habit of Begonia 'Apricot Shades' makes them ideal for hanging baskets, window boxes and flower pouches for a really impressive display that will light up even a shady corner. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 5 begonia jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 15 begonia jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • SAVE £14.98  
    • £29.97 £14.99
    • 24 begonia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £7.99
    • 48 begonia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 100 begonia jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £64.99

Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid (Garden Ready)

  • The fast-track to a hassle-free garden - just plant, water and enjoy!
  • Quality plants delivered to your door, hardened off and ready to plant out
  • Fully-grown, super-robust, healthy plants
Our garden ready plants are selected for garden performance, straight from the nursery. We send them to you 'green' ahead of flowering (but please note some varieties may show a few blooms), which means plants will establish quickly and all their energy goes into producing better roots, so they produce more flowers throughout the season.

Large, cascading double blooms in sunshine shades of apricot and lemon will pour from your containers from July to October. These tuberous begonias will perform whatever the weather, in sun or semi shade. The trailing habit of Begonia 'Apricot Shades' makes them ideal for hanging baskets, window boxes and flower pouches for a really impressive display that will light up even a shady corner. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

 

Garden ready special offer
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    • 30 begonia garden ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £14.99

Calendula 'Winter Wonders Collection'

English Marigold, Marigold, Pot Marigold

 Customer Rating
  • Flowers four times longer than other calendulas
  • Hardy down to -15ºC
  • Excellent for pots and baskets

The world's first winter hardy calendula! Grow a summer favourite right through the winter months with new Calendula 'Winter Wonders'. There will hardly be a month of the year when these tough calendula plants won't be in bloom, making them the perfect choice for long-lasting easy-care pots and baskets. Breeding advancements ensure that as other summer bedding fades in autumn, our new pot marigold plants will carry on and on. Frost and snow? They love it! These perennials are hardy down to -15C. Use Calendula 'Winter Wonders' alongside more common winter bedding plants like pansies and primroses for a truly unique display. Supplied in four colour shades. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

  • Collection comprises:
  • Calendula 'Peach Polar'
  • Calendula 'Golden Glaze'
  • Calendula 'Amber Arctic'
  • Calendula 'Banana Blizzard'

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    • 4 calendula Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £11.99
    • 8 calendula Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • SAVE £5.99  
    • £23.98 £17.99

Begonia 'Glowing Embers'

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Begonia 'Glowing Embers' positively smoulders all summer long. Dark purple-bronze foliage contrasts with fiery, almost luminous orange blooms for an enduring display. This dramatic Begonia has a compact, semi-cascading habit that looks spectacular spilling from baskets and containers. A fabulous blaze of colour that will even brighten up those tricky shady corners of the patio. Height and spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 3 begonia jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 9 begonia jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • SAVE £9.98  
    • £29.97 £19.99

Begonia 'Majestic Golden Picotee'

The enormous 20cm (8") blooms of Begonia 'Majestic Golden Picotee' create the most magnificent display! Each gently ruffled yellow petal is edged with orange to create a stunning glowing effect that will last right up to the first frosts. This robust, stocky variety has an upright habit that is perfect for beds and patio containers. This tuberous begonia can even be lifted at the end of summer and the tubers stored for planting again the following spring! Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 35cm (14").


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 12 begonia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 24 begonia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • SAVE £1.99  
    • £19.98 £17.99

Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid (Pre-planted Basket)

For hassle-free gardening, look no further than our pre-planted baskets for easy summer-long colour. We're always on the look out for ways to make life simpler for our gardening customers. So what could be easier hanging baskets which are already planted up? We've taken the hard work out of creating wonderfully colourful displays - just order our pre-planted baskets of your favourite varieties and position them where you'll most enjoy their summer colour. Then all you need to do is water them and wait!

A best seller, Begonia 'Apricot Shades' is as versatile as it is beautiful! Large, cascading double blooms in sunshine shades of apricot and lemon will pour from your containers from July to October. These tuberous begonias will perform whatever the weather, in sun or semi shade. The trailing habit of Begonia 'Apricot Shades' makes them ideal for hanging baskets, window boxes and flower pouches for a really impressive display that will light up even a shady corner. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18"). Hanging Basket: 27cm diameter.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here. More info

    • 1 x begonia pre-planted basket with 5 plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99

Begonia 'Cascading Fireball'

Begonia x tuberhybrida

Bathe your patio in amazing fiery red, gold and bronze shades with this stunning new variety. Begonia Cascading ‘Fireball’ flowers even more prolifically than the ever popular variety, 'Apricot Shades' producing an abundance of enormous blooms, from summer until the first frosts. Perfect for a stunning display in containers, window boxes and hanging baskets. Height and spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 5 begonia bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 10 begonia bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
    • SAVE £4.99  
    • £19.98 £14.99
    • 20 begonia bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £19.99

Calibrachoa 'Kabloom Terracotta'

Mini Petunia

Smaller flowering Calibrachoa plants are fast catching up with blousy petunias in the popularity stakes thanks to their heavy flowering, ease of care and garden performance. In order to bring you the best prices on these trendsetting plants we've secured the first ever variety that can be grown commercially from seed. This means we can now offer these mini petunia plants in our economical plug strips and pass the savings on to you. These weatherproof petunias will stand proud in the garden all summer long even in the heaviest summer shower.

Following the success of our mixed colour option last season, we have pulled out the unique Calibrachoa 'Kabloom Terracotta' as a stand-alone variety following feedback from customers. Not only do the vibrant flowers make the perfect frothy filler for any mixed pot, the blooms and stems aren't sticky like standard petunias, making for easy deadheading and maintenance. Height 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12").

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    • 12 petunia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 24 petunia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • SAVE £1.99  
    • £19.98 £17.99

Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Patio Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid

Begonia 'Patio Apricot Shades' is equally good as our best selling trailing version. With the same weather resistant blooms and fabulous flower power, this specially selected patio variety has a more upright habit making it better suited to patio containers. Perfect for brightening up your patio this summer in sun or shade, come rain or shine. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 35cm (14").

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 12 begonia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 24 begonia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £16.99
    • 48 begonia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • SAVE £14.97  
    • £39.96 £24.99

Begonia 'Moonwalker'

  • Rare marbled red blooms!
  • Sought after rarity at everyday prices
  • Upright compact plants
We're pleased to offer you limited quantities of a very special garden begonia. Each bloom appearing on Begonia 'Moonwalker' is a work or art, with no two blooms the same. Large scarlet red flowers with white marbling, echo the style of the historical variety B. Marmorata. These elegant upright bushy begonia plants are perfect for patio containers in sun or shade. Don’t assume an exclusive variety has to fetch an exclusive price tag. We are able to produce our young plants from seed, significantly cutting our production costs, allowing us to offer the home gardener quality plants at excellent value. Make your begonia plantings stand out from the crown with the showy blooms of 'Moonwalker'. Height 30cm (12"). Spread 25cm (10").
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    • 12 begonia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 24 begonia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • SAVE £1.99  
    • £19.98 £17.99

Begonia 'Fortune Peach Shades'

  • Early to flower for the longest season
We've selected this powerhouse begonia for it's ease of care, and long flowering season. Expect a good five months of colour from these compact begonia plants. The blushed, double blooms of Begonia 'Fortune Peach Shades' keep coming without pause from June into October, presented on upright stems on rounded plants. The uniform shape and habit make this a choice begonia variety for beds, borders and containers. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread 20cm (8").
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    • 12 begonia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 36 begonia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • SAVE £11.98  
    • £29.97 £17.99

Petunia 'Orange Punch'

  • World's first true orange petunia
  • New colour for the petunia palette
  • Sunny shades no matter the weather

Plant breeders have been trying for many years to breed the perfect orange petunia, and we think they've finally cracked it with Petunia 'Orange Punch'! Tropical sunset shades on compact, bushy petunia plants offer something truly different for you summer container and bedding displays. Tropical in appearance but developed with British weather tolerance in mind to bounce back after summer showers, you’ll love the effect this top-performing petunia brings to your garden whether you set in out in the ground or in your patio pots and baskets. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 25cm (10").
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    • 12 petunia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 36 petunia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • SAVE £9.98  
    • £29.97 £19.99