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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.



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Begonia 'On Top Pink Blush'

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The flamboyant, double, candyfloss-pink blooms of Begonia 'On Top Pink Blush' make a particularly eye-catching display. This superb patio plant has been specially bred for its showy upward facing flowers which makes each and every one of them visible for maximum impact. This Californian bred variety is one of the best quality begonias available - the perfect choice for long lasting colour in your patio containers. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 35cm (14").
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    • 24 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 48 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • Double up 24 to 48 for £5 extra  
    • £19.99

Sunflower 'Inca Gold'

Helianthus

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Try something different in your containers this summer that will really get the neighbours talking. This cheery little helianthus has lax, trailing stems and a multi-branching habit that billow from hanging baskets in a mass of small sunflower blooms. Sunflower 'Inca Gold' can also be grown as spreading groundcover at the front of informal summer borders. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").


Companion planting: Try growing sunflowers with chives to deter aphids.


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    • 5 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 10 Postiplug plants

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    • £16.99

Cornflower 'The Bride'

Amberboa moschata, Centaurea moschata, Sweet Sultan

  • Giant cornflowers with fragrance
Amberboa 'The Bride' is an easy to grow annual with large, sweetly scented flowers in purest white. This stunning white cornflower is perfect for cutting and makes a lovely plant for filling gaps in summer borders. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 12 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2014
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    • £11.99
    • 24 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2014
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    • £16.99

Lisianthus 'Summer Blue Roses'

Eustoma, Texas Bluebell, Prairie Gentian, Japanese Rose

  • Easy to grow in any garden
Bathe your summer borders and containers in a sea of vibrant blue. Lisianthius flowers are much sought after by florists, for their long, slender stems and delicate rose-like blooms. Plant them in large drifts in sunny borders or savour their graceful elegance in patio containers. They simply thrive in the summer heat, and will last for up to two weeks as a cut flower. Height and spread: 30cm (12”).

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Read Michael Perry's blog: Get the inside story on 2 new varieties for 2013

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    • 12 plug plants

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    • £9.99
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    • 24 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £19.98 £14.99
    • 48 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • Double up 24 to 48 for £5 extra  
    • £39.96 £19.99

Lobelia 'Monsoon'

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This trailing version of Lobelia 'Crystal Palace' produces a cascade of sapphire flowers - just the thing to brighten up your containers this summer. Masses of dazzling blue flowers sparkle against a backdrop of green foliage that takes on shades of bronze as the plants mature. Lobelia 'Monsoon' makes a fabulous trailing filler plant for mixed baskets, or let it tumble over low walls and rockeries for eye-catching ground cover. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 36 plug plants

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    • £11.99
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    • 72 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • Double up 36 to 72 for £5 extra  
    • £16.99

Begonia 'Patio Apricot Shades'

Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid

For hassle-free gardening, look no further than our pre-planted pots 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 than pots which are already planted up? We’ve taken the hard work out of creating wonderfully colourful displays - just order our pre-planted pots 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!

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"). Patio Pot: 33cm diameter, 26cm high.

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

 

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    • 1 x garden-ready pot with 5 plants

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    • £19.99
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Nemesia 'Everscent Collection'

Cape Jewels

These UK bred annuals are famed for their fabulous long flowering period. Nemesia 'Everscent Collection' is particularly special, for its strong vanilla perfume and pretty blend of soft, effervescent colours. The perfect filler plant for your summer containers, beds and borders, or grow it in hanging baskets outside windows and doorways where you will really appreciate its heavenly fragrance! Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 15cm (6"). More info
    • 6 Postiplug plants

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    • £12.99
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    • 12 Postiplug plants

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    • £17.99
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Begonia 'Fragrant Falls Improved'™ Collection

    World exclusive
  • The most fragrant begonia ever!
  • Each colour has a different perfume

A dramatic improvement on its predecessor, Begonia ‘Fragrant Falls Improved’ has more colour, more flowers and more fragrance. Fully double blooms in exquisite pear-drop shades fill the air with their beautiful fragrance - each colour with its own distinctive perfume. Blooms are consistently more scented than in previous mixes and remain fragrant whatever the weather. Like all Begonias, ‘Fragrant Falls Improved’ has astonishing staying power, flowering throughout summer and well into autumn. These magnificent trailing Begonias are perfect for adding long lasting, vibrant colour to those tricky shady areas. Spectacular in baskets, flower pouches and window boxes where their perfume can be truly appreciated.


This stunning mix includes the fibrous trailing Begonia varieties 'Lemon Fizz' and 'Apricot Delight'. Height and spread: 30cm (12").


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

 

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    • 3 jumbo plug plant mix

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    • £13.99
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    • 9 jumbo plug plant mix

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    • £19.99
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    • 18 jumbo plug plant mix

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    • £29.99
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Petunia 'Trailing Surfinia Blue'

  • The no.1 trailing petunia
  • The longest trailing stems
  • Weather-resistant
World renowned for their flower power, weather resistance, colour range and versatility. Cool blue flowers adorn the long trailing stems of this Surfinia petunia, reaching up to 90cm (35"). Petunia ‘Trailing Surfinia Blue' is ideal for creating a cascade of colour from hanging baskets, flower pouches® and containers. For a less formal display, let this vigorous trailing petunia tumble over walls in a wave of trumpet shaped blooms. Trails to: 90cm (35").
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    • 5 Postiplug plants

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    • £7.99
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Petunia 'Lemon Slice' (Mini Petunia)

Calibrachoa

This bright little mini petunia has already wowed the crowds at the trade shows - now it can do the same in your garden! Petunia 'Lemon Slice' produces its striking bicolour blooms on trailing stems throughout summer, whatever the weather. This cheery annual is easy to grow and makes a brilliant display, either grown on its own or as part of a mixed container. Height and spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 5 jumbo plug plants

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    • £9.99
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    • 15 jumbo plug plants

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    • £16.99
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