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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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Osteospermum 'Bronze Medallion'

African Daisy, Cape Daisy

  • Shimmering bronze flowers all summer
Masses of shimmering pink-orange daisy blooms smother neat, uniform plants all summer long. The vibrant shades of Osteopsermum 'Bronze Medallion' will heat up any bedding scheme, border or container. Thriving in hot and sunny conditions, these drought tolerant Cape Daisies are a real stalwart of the summer garden, flowering right up to the first frosts. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 12 plug plants

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    • £11.99
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    • 24 plug plants

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    • £23.98 £16.99
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    • 48 plug plants

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    • £47.96 £21.99
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Poppy 'Ladybird'

Papaver commutatum, Caucasian Scarlet Poppy

Hardy annual Poppy ‘Ladybird’ was developed from a species introduced from Russia in 1876 by our founder, William Thompson - and is still as popular as ever! Brilliant scarlet red petals are set off beautifully by the contrasting black spots at the base of each petal. Although each bloom lasts only a few days, more fat, hairy buds are constantly rising from among the clumps of finely cut foliage. This fabulous Caucasian Scarlet Poppy is so easy to grow and holds an RHS AGM for its superb garden performance. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6"). More info
    • 36 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 72 plug plants

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    • £19.98 £14.99

Bidens 'Pirates Pearl™'

Thompson & Morgan's plant breeders have excelled themselves again with this pristine, pearly white bidens! This low maintenance patio plant won’t set seed so you can enjoy a cascade of blooms right up to the first frosts. Bidens 'Pirates Pearl' is perfect for filling gaps in patio containers and baskets where its nectar rich flowers will attract masses of bees and butterflies. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 5 Postiplug plants

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

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    • £21.98 £15.99

Petunia 'Duo'

A striking duo – the delicate blooms of Petunia 'Lime Green' contrast beautifully with the opulent, velvety blooms of Petunia 'Black Cherry'. With neat compact habits these petunias make a stunning addition to beds, borders, containers and window boxes where they will flower abundantly all summer long. Team them with white annuals and silver foliage for a contemporary display or cerise pinks and gold for a bold contrast. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12").


  • Collection comprises 24 plug plants each of:
  • Petunia 'Lime Green' – Delicate lime green blooms which work well with any flower colour.
  • Petunia 'Black Cherry' – Opulent, velvety blooms in a unique shade of red-black make a strong statement as an accent plant.
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    • 48 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £23.98 £16.99

Zinnia marylandica 'Zahara Mixed'

  • This Zinnia loves the UK weather!
Possibly the best mixture of dwarf bedding zinnias available, with an exceptional garden performance. Enjoying hot dry conditions, but also thriving in wet British weather, this vividly colourful mix will flower all summer long. With good disease tolerance, Zinnia 'Zahara Mixed' is ideal for borders or containers. Height and spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 25 plug plants

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    • £13.99
    • 50 plug plants

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    • £18.99

Poppy 'Angels Choir Mixed'

Papaver rhoeas, Corn Poppy, Field Poppy, Flanders Poppy

  • Winner of a Fleuroselect Quality Mark
It took 10 years of painstaking breeding to create these lovely corn poppies - but it was well worth the wait! Hairy stems carry double flowers with delicate silky petals, in a beautiful range of soft pastel shades. Like its wild field poppy cousins, this superb hardy annual will thrive in any cultivated soil, setting seed in late summer to produce lots of seedlings for the following year. Poppy 'Angels Choir Mixed' also makes a pretty, though short lived, cut flower if picked early in the morning. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 24 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £10.99
    • 48 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
    • Double up 24 to 48 for £5 extra  
    • £15.99

Begonia 'Non-Stop Trio' Collection

If you’re looking for a begonia to flower throughout the summer, then the Mocca Series is for you! Superior hybrid quality. Collection includes Begonia 'Non-Stop Mixed', Begonia 'Non-Stop Mocca Mixed' and Begonia 'Non-Stop Mocca Bright Orange'. More info
    • 36 plug plants (12 of each)

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    • £14.99
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    • 72 plug plants (24 of each)

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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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Limonium sinuatum (The Forever Flower)

Statice

Best known as a dried flower, this colourful half-hardy annual produces long lasting panicles of funnel shaped flowers that top the upright, winged stems from summer to autumn. Grow Statice flowers in large drifts that will attract bees and butterflies to their vibrant blooms. Limonium is easy to grow and even copes well on poor, sandy soils - making it particularly useful for growing in challenging coastal positions. Height: 75cm (30”). Spread: 30cm (12”).
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    • 72 plug plants

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Petunia 'Festival' Mixed (Mini Petunia)

Calibrachoa

These fabulous mini petunias produce masses of trumpet shaped flowers in a bright blend of jewel-like colours. The trailing stems are clothed with non-stop blooms throughout summer, whatever the UK weather throws at them. Petunia 'Festival' makes a dazzling display, either grown on its own or as part of a mixed container. Height and spread: 30cm (12"). More info
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    • 15 Postiplug plants

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Zinnia 'Pop Art'

  • Each bloom is unique!
It’s easy to see why this magnificent variety holds a Fleuroselect Novelty award. The large golden flowers are individually splashed with unique red flecks that ensure every bloom is a masterpiece! Zinnia ‘Pop Art’ has a long flowering period that creates a bold and eye catching display. These magnificent zinnia flowers are loved by bees and other insects, and make an appealing cut flower too. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 25 plug plants

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    • £14.99
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    • 50 plug plants

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Coreopsis 'Incredible Mixed'

Tickseed

Coreopsis 'Incredible Mixed' really lives up to its name with unique, never before seen colours in an annual coreopsis. This easy-to-grow mixture produces masses of flowers in a remarkable range of colours with contrasting dark centres. Tall and airy Tickseed plants are ideal grown in mixed borders where the graceful stems and delicate blooms sway in the slightest breeze. Coreopsis flowers are also superb for cutting for an indoor arrangement. Height: 120cm (47”). Spread: 45cm (18”). More info
    • 36 plug plants

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    • £10.99
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    • 72 plug plants

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    • £21.98 £15.99
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