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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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Marigold 'Zenith Mixed' F1 Hybrid (Garden Ready)

Tagetes patula x erecta

  • 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.


If you're only going to grow one marigold this summer, choose Marigold 'Zenith Mixed'! An Afro-French hybrid, Marigold 'Zenith Mixed' produces crested, carnation-like flowers in a mixture of colours including reds, oranges, yellows and bicolour shades. With a vigorous growth habit and superb weather resistance you’ll be enjoying non-stop colour in your beds, borders and containers from summer through to autumn. Height and spread: 35cm (14").


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

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    • 30 marigold garden ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
    • Immediate despatch!  
    • £14.99 £7.99

Bidens 'Compact Collection'

  • New in 2015
  • Amazing new range of plants for your baskets
  • Larger blooms and a compact habit

T&M breeding work has transformed an old garden favourite into something truly special for the modern gardener. We can now offer the best basket bidens plants on the market with this stunning collection of compact beauties. Old varieties soon turn lanky as the season moves on, swamping or outgrowing their basket companions. The three colour mix in our unique Bidens 'Compact Collection' stay neat and tidy right through to autumn, leading to balanced baskets all season long. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 30cm (12").

  • Collection comprises:
  • Bidens 'Spotlight' - Two-tone yellow daisy flowers.
  • Bidens 'Pink Princess' - Palest pink blooms with cerise striped petals.
  • Bidens 'Hawaiian Flare Orange Drop' - Exotic orange flowers with a central disc of yellow.
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    • 15 bidens Postiplug plants - 5 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • Save £6.98  
    • £26.97 £19.99

Bidens 'Spotlight'

  • New in 2015

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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    • 5 bidens Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £8.99

Bidens 'Hawaiian Flare Orange Drop'

  • New in 2015

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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    • 5 bidens Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £8.99

Petunia 'Cherry Ripple'

Ice cream shades of vanilla and berry red emphasise the ruffled blooms of Petunia 'Cherry Ripple'. This showy trailing petunia is British bred to tolerate our unpredictable summers, so you can rely on it whatever the weather. Let the large blooms tumble from hanging baskets, window boxes and containers for a spectacular summer display. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 35cm (14").
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    • 5 petunia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99

Petunia 'Susanna'

Large ruffled blooms in a simple shade of cream give Petunia 'Susanna' elegance and charm. This classy variety is Briitsh bred to withstand the UK climate, so those pristine blooms will look fabulous, whatever the weather. With a bushy, free-flowering habit, this trailing petunia will mingle beautifully with other annuals, as it tumbles from baskets, window boxes and containers. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 35cm (14").
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    • 5 petunia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99

Petunia 'Priscilla'

Mauve petals are deeply scrolled to form stunning double blooms. The flowers of Petunia 'Priscilla' are larger than other double trailing types and look fantastic tumbling from baskets and pots. This outstanding trailing petunia was bred in the British climate for the British climate, so its resilient flowers are completely weather tolerant. Combine its beauty with its delicious fragrance and you have a real treat for the senses. Trails to: 35cm (14").
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    • 5 petunia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99

Petunia 'Candyfloss'

Fold upon fold of rich pink petals form large ruffled blooms with a delightful sweet scent. This bright trailing petunia looks fantastic tumbling from hanging baskets, pots and window boxes and has superb weather tolerance so you can enjoy the show whatever the weather. Flowering from June to October, Petunia 'Candyfloss' is a fantastic performer for the summer patio. Trails to: 35cm (14").
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    • 5 petunia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99

Bidens 'Pink Princess'

  • New in 2015

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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    • 5 bidens Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £8.99

Antirrhinum 'Candy Canes Mixed'

Snapdragon

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The first of a new generation of high quality, fragrant snapdragons, in a flamboyant contemporary colour range. Tried and tested, Antirrhinum 'Candy Canes' Mixed is ideal for adding a bright splash of colour to cottage garden borders, and won't disappoint as a cut flower either. Height: 35cm (18"). Spread: 35cm (14").

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    • 6 antirrhinum plug plants

    • Despatch:
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    • £4.99
    • Out of stock
    • 36 antirrhinum plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £11.99
    • 72 antirrhinum plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • Double up 36 to 72 for £5 extra  
    • £23.98 £16.99

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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    • 36 laurentia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £11.99
    • 72 laurentia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £16.99

Marigold 'Zenith Mixed' F1 Hybrid

Tagetes patula x erecta, Afro-French Marigold

  • Does not set seed therefore increased flower power all season long!

If you're only going to grow one marigold this summer, choose Marigold 'Zenith Mixed'! An Afro-French hybrid, Marigold 'Zenith Mixed' produces crested, carnation-like flowers in a mixture of colours including reds, oranges, yellows and bicolour shades. With a vigorous growth habit and superb weather resistance you'll be enjoying non-stop colour in your beds, borders and containers from summer through to autumn. Height and spread: 35cm (14").


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

More info
    • 36 marigold plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    •  
    • £9.99
    • 72 marigold plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • Double up 36 to 72 for £5 extra  
    • £14.99