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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.



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Annual 'Best Value Bumper' Collection

Everything you need to make your beds, borders and baskets look amazing this year! This superb value pack combines all three of our fabulous annual collections, giving you all the plants you need this summer for a colourful and long-lasting display. Height: Up to 60cm (24"). Spread: Up to 45cm (18").


Collection comprises:
  • Antirrhinum 'Candy Canes' Mixed - The first of a new generation of high quality, fragrant snapdragons, in a flamboyant contemporary colour range.
  • Salvia splendens 'Blaze of Fire' - Plumes of brilliant scarlet flowers above neat, compact plants make this one of the most famous and striking summer annual bedding plants.
  • Nicotiana 'Eau de Cologne' Mixed - Uniform, mid-height plants with upward-facing, fragrant flowers, in a tapestry of glowing colours.
  • Rudbeckia 'All Sorts Mixed' - These robust coneflowers have outstanding garden performance, and the long-lasting blooms make excellent cut flowers. A lovely addition to beds, borders and large patio containers.
  • Petunia 'Easy Wave™ Improved Mixed' - A blend of over 20 types of petunia flowers which are always dazzling, come rain or shine.
  • Lobelia 'Monsoon Midnight' - Producing a cascade of sapphire flowers, this trailing Lobelia is ideal for hanging baskets and containers.
  • Begonia semperflorens 'Lotto Mixed' - An exceptionally large flowered variety compared to normal Begonia semperflorens cultivars. Excellent for bedding.
  • Bacopa 'Snowtopia' - One of the best-selling hanging basket fillers in every UK garden centre. You can always count on bacopa for a showy display, so why not order now so you're ready to plant up those baskets?
  • Gazania 'Tiger Stripes Mixed' - An improvement on our ever popular Gazania ‘Tiger Stripes’. Wide daisy-like blooms sport a contrasting stripe on every petal for a really cheerful display.
  • Verbena 'Quartz Mixed' F1 Hybrid - A carefully selected mix of early flowering, brightly coloured verbena with excellent mildew resistance that will guarantee a long lasting display.
  • Dianthus barbatus 'Sweet' - Sweet Williams are a cottage garden favourite for their fabulous scent and abundant flowers which are ideal for cutting.
  • Salpiglossis sinuata 'Royale Mixed' F1 Hybrid - Stunning velvety trumpet flowers on upright, bushy plants.
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    • 72 plug plants - 6 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • SAVE £51.89  
    • £71.88 £19.99

Petunia 'Frills & Spills'™ Mixed'

  • Bred in Britain for the British climate
  • Fragrant double-bloomed petunias
  • Larger than other double trailing types
  • Completely weather resistant
Our customers love the fragrant double blooms of Petunia 'Frills & Spills'™. These outstanding trailing petunias were bred in the British climate for the British climate, so their resilient flowers are completely weather tolerant. The ruffled flowers are larger than other double trailing types so they look fantastic tumbling from baskets, window boxes and patio containers. This sumptuous mix includes 5 named varieties; 'Priscilla', 'Clara', 'Susanna', 'Cherry Ripple' and 'Belinda'. Trails to: 45cm (18").
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    • 5 petunia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £7.99
    • 10 petunia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • SAVE £3.99  
    • £15.98 £11.99
    • 20 petunia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • SAVE £16.97  
    • £31.96 £14.99

Petunia 'Night Sky'

  • An award winner even before its official release!
  • World first in flower patterning
  • See a constellation in every bloom

Petunia 'Night Sky' has already been awarded a prestigious Fleurostar award by industry insiders, and rightly so. The launch of this special flower marks a breeding breakthrough. No other Petunia plant can boast the starry speckled pattern of this unique bloom. White speckles against a deep purple-blue backing recreate a clear night sky. You'll get lost gazing at the myriad of patterns - each flower is totally unique. Possibly the most distinctive bloom you've seen on this planet, let this trailing petunia spill from hanging baskets and patio containers for a particularly eye catching display this summer. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12")
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    • 5 petunia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • SAVE £3  
    • £9.99 £6.99
    • 10 petunia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • SAVE £9.99  
    • £19.98 £9.99

Busy Lizzie 'Divine Mixed' (New Guinea)

Impatiens x hawkeri

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Cut the risk of disease with this robust, downy mildew resistant New Guinea Impatiens. Busy Lizzie 'Divine' flowers endlessly, in a wonderful bright colour mix, from June to November on strong, spreading plants that will quickly fill pots and cover beds and borders. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 35cm (14").
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    • 36 Busy Lizzie plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £7.99
    • 72 Busy Lizzie plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • SAVE £2.99  
    • £15.98 £12.99

Busy Lizzie 'Divine Mixed' (New Guinea) (Garden Ready)

Impatiens x hawkeri

  • 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.


New Guinea Impatiens 'Divine Mixed' brings together a resilient mix of vibrant flower colours set above attractive bronze-green foliage. Endless flowering and a strong, vigorous habit ensures that these spreading plants will quickly fill pots, beds and borders with long lasting colour. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 35cm (14").

 

Garden ready special offer
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    • 30 busy lizzie garden ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £14.99

Petunia 'Trailing Surfinia Mixed'

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

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • + FREE £5 voucher  
    • £9.99 £4.99
    • 10 petunia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • + FREE £5 voucher  
    • £7.99
    • 20 petunia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • + FREE £5 voucher  
    • £14.99
    • 40 petunia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • + FREE £5 voucher  
    • £24.99
    • 100 petunia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • + FREE £5 voucher  
    • £99.80 £49.99

Spring Plant Lucky Dip

Enjoy our great-value lucky dip offer that is guaranteed to add colour to your garden this summer! In this lucky dip you will receive a mixture of at least 3 different spring varieties. To allow us to offer you such a good price, we can't take orders for specific varieties, but whatever we decide to send, you won't be disappointed. More info
    • 72 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • SAVE £13  
    • £19.99 £6.99

Petunia 'Easy Wave Ultimate Mixed'

  • More colours than ever before - 18 shades now in the mix!
More colours than ever before - 18 shades now in the mix!

We've now extended our 'Easy Wave' colour mixture to include EIGHTEEN different colours; ranging from solid colours to stripes and picotees! We doubt you'll find a more useful mix of Petunia plants, they are certainly more appealing than the limited colour palette on offer at most garden centres. Petunia 'Easy Wave' is a naturally trailing plant with exceptional weather tolerance. Popular all around the world, and rightly so!

Clothe beds, flower Pouches® and all types of patio containers in swathes of colour, with this astonishingly versatile petunia. It's rapid growth, unique prostrate habit, and prolific blooms make Petunia 'Easy wave™' adaptable to almost any garden situation - it even makes an excellent ground cover plant! This vibrant mix has all the qualities of cutting-raised plants at a fraction of the cost. Height and spread: 60cm (24").

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    • 24 petunia plug plants

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

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • SAVE £1.99  
    • £19.98 £17.99
    • 72 petunia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • SAVE £4.98  
    • £29.97 £24.99

Petunia 'Damson Ripple'

  • A petunia with a perfume so sweet you could bottle it!
A petunia with a perfume so sweet you could bottle it! Petunia 'Damson Ripple' is the latest introduction to the 'Frills and Spills' range of petunia plants, bred in Britain to cope with British weather. Petunia 'Damson Ripple' offers unique two-tone flowers alongside a deep sweet perfume unseen in other double-flowered petunias. This is a must-have petunia for filling summer patios with scent and dazzling colour. Height and spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 5 petunia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    •  
    • £9.99
    • 10 petunia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • SAVE £4.99  
    • £19.98 £14.99

Petunia 'Tidal Wave'

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  • Customer favourite

The sky's the limit for this spectacular climbing petunia! Masses of 10cm (4") blooms in purple, silver and pink are produced in abundance throughout summer on long lax stems. Train them upwards on a climbing frame or let them spill over low walls for a spectacular display of vibrant colour. The delicate blooms are more tolerant of wet weather than most varieties so you are guaranteed a brilliant display whatever the weather! Height: 1.9m (6'). Spread: 90cm (3').


Includes 10 Steps to Success - a step by step guide to growing your Petunia 'Tidal Wave' plants.

To make the most of your displays, try our exclusive supportive climbing frame, specially designed to help plants to climb easily.Get the best out of your petunias with our specially formulated Petunia Fertiliser - the perfect balance of nutrients to get them off to a flying start and nourish them through the summer.

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    • 12 petunia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 12 petunia plug plants + 1 tower pot

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • SAVE £4.99  
    • £29.98 £24.99
    • 36 petunia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    •  
    • £18.99
    • 72 petunia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • SAVE £34.95  
    • £59.94 £24.99

Trixi® 'Riverside'

  • Perfect for the busy gardener!
  • 3-in-1 ready mixed plants for the easiest displays

Here's the very latest in hassle-free gardening; the Trixi® series. Each young plant is effectively 3 plants pre-planted into one plug! All you have to do is plant it straight into your hanging baskets or patio pots. Just one 3 in 1 jumbo plug will create a fabulous display in a 3 litre container, whilst 3 jumbo plugs will turn a 35cm (14") basket into a huge ball of colour.

These fabulous hanging basket plants are ready mixed and colour coordinated, so they will quickly mingle together right from the start to give you beautifully balanced and colourful displays. It's so easy! Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 45cm (18").


Trixi® 'Riverside' combines Lobelia, Verbena and Bidens for a superb display.

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    • 1 Trixi® jumbo plug plant

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £7.99
    • 1 x 1 litre potted Trixi® plant

    • Despatch:
    •  
    • £9.99
    • Out of stock
    • 3 Trixi® jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • SAVE £8.98  
    • £23.97 £14.99
    • 6 Trixi® jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • SAVE £27.95  
    • £47.94 £19.99

Petunia 'Easy Wave Ultimate Mixed' (Garden Ready)

  • More colours than ever before - 18 shades now in the mix!
  • 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.

More colours than ever before - 18 shades now in the mix!

We've now extended our 'Easy Wave' colour mixture to include EIGHTEEN different colours; ranging from solid colours to stripes and picotees! We doubt you'll find a more useful mix of Petunia plants, they are certainly more appealing than the limited colour palette on offer at most garden centres. Petunia 'Easy Wave' is a naturally trailing plant with exceptional weather tolerance. Popular all around the world, and rightly so!

Clothe beds, flower Pouches® and all types of patio containers in swathes of colour, with this astonishingly versatile petunia. It's rapid growth, unique prostrate habit, and prolific blooms make Petunia 'Easy wave™' adaptable to almost any garden situation - it even makes an excellent ground cover plant! This vibrant mix has all the qualities of cutting-raised plants at a fraction of the cost. Height and spread: 60cm (24").

 

Garden ready special offer
More info
    • 30 petunia garden ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
    •  
    • £14.99