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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.



We have found 25 products.
 

Begonia 'Apricot Shades'

Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid

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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. More info

    • 5 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £10.99
    • 15 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £16.99
    • 100 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £64.99

Osteospermum 'Falling Stars'™ (Sunbrella)

African Daisy, Cape Daisy

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  • Mail order exclusive
Grow the first cascading cape daisy for something really different this summer! This vigorous trailing variety of the African daisy comes in a sunshine blend of five vivid colours that will fill your baskets, window boxes and containers with colour. Famed for their long flowering period, these gorgeous Osteospermums are drought tolerant and simply love the sun. Height and spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 5 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £10.99
    • 10 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £16.99
    • 20 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £22.99

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.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

Read Michael Perry's blog: Make a change to your plant choices - 2

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    • 5 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 10 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £14.99

Lobelia 'Waterfall Ice Blue'

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  • Mail order exclusive
  • Best in Class for cutting raised lobelias
Lobelia 'Waterfall Ice Blue' is a revelation. It's a lobelia that will flower for months... and months and months - not just a short, disappointing period like most lobelia. Plants are raised and sold as cuttings, so won't waste their time setting seed, meaning more flowers for you.Trails to: 45cm (18”). Spread: 15cm (6”).
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    • 5 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £10.99
    • 15 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £16.99

Patio Mixed

Our Patio Mix has everything you'll need to fill your patio pots this summer! This fabulous collection is perfectly suited to growing in containers for long lasting colour. Mingle them together to create fabulous mixed plantings. Height: 65cm (26"). Spread: 45cm (18").

  • Collection comprises:
  • Petunia 'Frenzy' Mixed - Weather resistant blooms in pure colours, picotees, veined, and some with bright, white stars.
  • Antirrhinum 'Madame Butterfly' - Awarded an All American Selection medal for its unusual azalea-shaped snapdragon flowers.
  • Lobelia 'Ultra Cascade' Mixed - An opulent mix of old and new varieties that gives you the best of both worlds - and longer-lasting displays.
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    • 36 plug plants - 12 of each variety

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    • £13.98
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Lobelia 'Monsoon'

  • Basket fillers you can't do without!
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

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 72 plug plants

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

Begonia 'Apricot Shades'

Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid

Take the hard work out of creating beautiful baskets this summer! Filled with customer favourite Begonia 'Apricot Shades Improved', these pre-planted hanging baskets will keep blooming whatever the weather! Large, cascading double blooms in sunshine shades of apricot and lemon will pour from your baskets from July to October.
Two 27cm hanging baskets are supplied each containing compost and pre-planted with 3 plants of Begonia 'Apricot Shades Improved'.


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

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    • 2 ready-planted baskets

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    • £39.99 £19.99
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Begonia 'Apricot Shades'

Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid

Our garden-ready plants are now even bigger and better! You can plant our garden-ready plants straight into the garden when they arrive - it couldn’t be easier! There’s no need to re-pot them or to grow them on - just plant and water them. Pretty soon you’ll be enjoying their wonderful displays of colour. If you haven’t got the time or the room to grow plants from small seedlings, then these are for you! You’re sure to get great results because we’ve done the crucial early growing for you. Just plant, water and enjoy!

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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    • 30 garden-ready-plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
    • Add a 2nd pack for just £5  
    • £14.99

Petunia 'Non-Stick Mixed'

  • New in 2014
  • Mail order exclusive
  • Non-sticky petunia flowers!
No sticky fingers when deadheading!

One reason why petunias don't last longer in our gardens is because they're horrible to deadhead! Petunia 'Non-Stick Mixed' has clean, mess-free flowers that make deadheading much more pleasant. This pretty blend, in shades of pink and purple, will fill your baskets, beds and containers with vibrant colour for a longer lasting display that’s so easy to maintain. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 46cm (18").
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    • 4 jumbo plug plants

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    • £12.99
    • Out of stock
    • 8 jumbo plug plants

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    • £17.99
    • Out of stock

Bidens 'Gold Nuggets™'

  • New in 2014
  • World 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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    • 12 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
    • Try me pack  
    • £5.99
    • 36 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 72 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
    • Double up 36 to 72 for £5 extra  
    • £23.98 £16.99

Lobelia 'T&M's Choice Mixed'

  • New in 2014
  • Flowers longer than other lobelia
An improved blend of Lobelia which gives a full season of stunning cascading colour. Lobelia 'T&M’s Choice Mixed' includes a mixture of old varieties which flower early in the season, and new varieties which continue the display later into the summer. This long-lasting mix of trailing Lobelia makes a glittering addition to hanging baskets, containers, flower pouches™ and window-boxes where the froth of pretty flowers blend well with a variety of other bedding plants. Trails to: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").
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    • 36 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £8.99
    • 72 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £13.99
    • 140 miniplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 280 miniplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • SAVE £6.99  
    • £29.98 £22.99

Annual Pack A 'T&M's Choice'

Everything you need to make your beds, borders and baskets look amazing this year! These variety packs are great value and are guaranteed to fill your garden with colour that will last all summer long. Height: Up to 50cm (20"). 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.
  • Dahlia 'Figaro Mixed' - A classic mixture of dwarf bedding dahlias with dazzling double and semi-double blooms.
  • Lobelia 'Monsoon Midnight' - Producing a cascade of sapphire flowers, this trailing Lobelia is ideal for hanging baskets and containers.
  • Marigold 'T&M's Choice Mixed' - An Afro-French hybrid producing crested, carnation-like flowers in a mixture of colours including reds, oranges, yellows and bicolour shades.
  • Mesembryanthemum 'Magic Carpet Mixed' - These drought tolerant Livingstone Daisies are perfect for planting on sunny banks and borders where they will quickly knit together to form a rich carpet of colour.
  • Nicotiana 'Eau de Cologne Mixed' - Uniform, mid-height plants with upward-facing, fragrant flowers, in a tapestry of glowing colours.
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    • 36 plug plants - 6 of each variety

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    • £35.94 £14.99
    • Out of stock