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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.


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



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Salvia splendens 'Blaze of Fire'

Scarlet Sage, Salvia splendens 'Fireball'

  • Works well in patio pots
Plumes of brilliant scarlet flowers above neat, compact plants make this one of the most famous and striking summer annual bedding plants. Flowering early and continuing over a long period, Salvia 'Blaze of Fire' provides excellent value and bold impact in long lasting bedding displays, window boxes and containers. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

 

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Laurentia 'Indigo Stars'

Isotoma, Solenopsis axillaris

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A constellation of starry indigo blooms sits above the airy linear foliage of this neat, compact variety. Laurentia plants are resilient and versatile, even coping well in dry conditions. The gently scented flowers of Isotoma 'Indigo Stars' flower over a particularly long period - perfect for filling containers, beds and borders with long lasting colour! Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 35cm (14").

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Verbena 'Peaches and Cream'

, Glandularia, Vervain

  • Carefree easy-grow annual
Evenly spread buds open to reveal clusters of salmon-orange flowers that individually fade through apricot to creamy yellow. This variety is an excellent performer flowering over a long period throughout summer, regardless of the weather! The trailing stems of Verbena 'Peaches and Cream' make this the perfect choice for filling gaps in hanging baskets, window boxes and containers. Height and spread: 30cm (12").
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Bidens 'Gold Nuggets™'

  • T&M exclusive
A striking new double form of Bidens ferulifolia with a compact, lax habit, and an exceptionally long flowering period. The golden, double blooms almost outshine the sun as they burst open and smother the ferny foliage from early summer onwards. Brighten up your hanging baskets and containers, or let their trailing stems spread through gravel gardens and the front of borders. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").
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Begonia semperflorens 'Summer Jewels Mixed' (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.

Compact begonia semperflorens are traditionally used in bedding and container displays. Now you can add a garden favourite to your summer hanging baskets, thanks to guaranteed cascading performance. These begonia semperflorens plants offer trailing, flower-laden stems, ensuring the look you are after when it comes to your hanging basket displays. Inbuilt garden performance guarantees that the tough, resilient stems will persist with flowers until the first hard frosts of winter. Robust foliage shrugs off any type of weather and the flowers glitter and sparkle like jewels of summer. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

 

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Hanging Basket Plant Collection

Pelargonium, Fuchsia, Petunia

This colourful hanging basket collection is perfect for filling baskets, window boxes and containers. The collection features a selection of hanging basket plants, which may include geraniums, fuchsias, petunias. Image is for illustration purposes only as we cannot specify varieties upfront. Height and spread: 30cm (12").
Although technically perennial, Pelargoniums are only half hardy and therefore normally treated as annuals in the UK. However, with care, they may be overwintered in a frost free greenhouse.
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Bidens 'Hawaiian Flare Orange Drop'

Exotic looking, star-shaped orange flowers with a central disc of yellow crown the feathery foliage of Bidens 'Hawaiian Flare Orange Drop'. Traditional varieties tend to become straggly as the growing season progresses, but this modern cultivar stays neat and compact all summer long. Its upright growth habit means that that baskets and containers will still look stunning right through to October. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 35cm (14").

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Bidens 'Spotlight'

Here's another of T&M's breeding successes! With its two-tone daisy flowers, Bidens 'Spotlight' will shine out from your summer displays over an impressively long flowering period. Let the bushy stems cascade from hanging baskets and containers, or creep through gravel gardens and the front of borders. The nectar rich blooms of this cheery little patio plant will also attract plenty of beneficial pollinating insects. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 35cm (14").

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Stock 'Autumn Perfume Mixed' (Garden Ready)

Matthiola incana, Gillyflower

  • 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.

Our top choice for autumn colour and fragrance. Scented stocks are much underused and underrated autumn performer s. Not everyone has the time or space to raise biennials from seed, but we've done the hard part with our Stocks 'Autumn Perfume Mixed'. There'll be no going back once you've tried our garden ready plants this season. We've packed this cheery collection with a range of vibrant shades to offer an excellent display, soaked in colour and draped in an addictive spicy perfume. Our garden ready plants ensure strong flowering this autumn. Height 30cm (12"). Spread 20cm (8").

 

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Petunia 'Surfinia Green Edge Pink'

All the vigour, weather resistance and heavy flowering you've come to expect from a Surfinia petunia, combined with unusual flower colours you'd expect to see in our Crazytunia range! A dazzling green and pink colour combination and a doming habit make Petunia 'Green Edge Pink' the perfect choice for patio containers and borders. Thriving in sun or partial shade this classy new petunia is sure to be a winner wherever you plant it. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

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Bidens 'Pink Princess'

The feathery foliage and pink bicolour blooms of Bidens 'Pink Princess' have a lovely airy feel. Unlike traditional varieties, this modern cultivar remains compact with a neat upright habit all summer long. Perfect for brightening up beds, borders and patio containers with a free flowering display that will last right through to October. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 35cm (14").

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Petunia 'Orchid Picotee Mixed' F1 Hybrid

An outstanding petunia, producing masses of lavish double blooms with crisp, white picotee edges. The superb garden performance of Petunia 'Orchid Picotee' makes these resilient, compact plants an absolute delight in beds, containers, baskets and flower Pouches®. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

 

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