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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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Petunia 'Damson Ripple'

  • New in 2015
  • 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 March 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 10 petunia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £14.99

Calendula 'Winter Wonders Collection'

English Marigold, Marigold, Pot Marigold

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  • New in 2015
  • Flowers four times longer than other calendulas
  • Hardy down to -15ºC
  • Excellent for pots and baskets

The world's first winter hardy calendula! Grow a summer favourite right through the winter months with new Calendula ‘Winter Wonders'. There will hardly be a month of the year when these tough calendula plants won't be in bloom, making them the perfect choice for long-lasting easy-care pots and baskets. Breeding advancements ensure that as other summer bedding fades in autumn, our new pot marigold plants will carry on and on. Frost and snow? They love it! These perennials are hardy down to -15C. Use Calendula ‘Winter Wonders' alongside more common winter bedding plants like pansies and primroses for a truly unique display. Supplied in four colour shades. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

  • Collection comprises:
  • Calendula ‘Peach Polar'
  • Calendula ‘Golden Glaze'
  • Calendula ‘Amber Arctic'
  • Calendula ‘Banana Blizzard'

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    • 4 calendula Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 8 calendula Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • SAVE £7.99  
    • £14.99

Petunia 'Ruby Buttons' (Mini Petunia)

Calibrachoa

  • New in 2015
  • This mini petunia is covered with a thousand jewels!

Try calibrachoa plants alongside the more traditional petunia and you won't look back! Calibrachoa 'Ruby Buttons' is the perfect hanging basket variety. The trailing stems of this mini petunia are smothered in rich-ruby blooms right through the summer and their smaller size means they stand up better to weather extremes. A compact habit and dense flowering makes 'Ruby Buttons' a star addition to your summer container displays. Height and Spread 25cm (10").

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    • 3 petunia jumbo plug plants

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    • £6.99
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    • 6 petunia jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99

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
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    • £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

Begonia 'Truffle Cream'

Begonia 'Truffle Cream' will bring a new dimension to your hanging baskets and patio containers this summer; large outer petals unravel to reveal a cluster of tufted 'truffle' central petals, much like unwrapping a tasty chocolate! They'll bloom all summer long, until the autumn frosts take hold. More info
    • 5 begonia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99

Begonia 'Truffle Peach'

Begonia 'Truffle Peach' will bring a new dimension to your hanging baskets and patio containers this summer; large outer petals unravel to reveal a cluster of tufted 'truffle' central petals, much like unwrapping a tasty chocolate! They'll bloom all summer long, until the autumn frosts take hold. More info
    • 5 begonia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99

Geranium and Fuchsia Basket Collection

You can't go wrong with this winning basket duo. Ivy Leaf Geraniums and Trailing Fuchsias are the perfect pairing, selected to give you the best display of blooms in the brightest colours from the most weather-resilient basket varieties we know. Plant these straight into hanging baskets or patio containers. More info
    • 10 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £13.99
    • 20 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £19.99

Dahlia 'Star Sister Red & Yellow'

Bring dahlias out of the border and into your containers with compact 'Star Sister'. Being a collarette dahlia, you are rewarded with vibrant, two-tone florets on short stems, perfect for patio pots or front of border. Voted RHS People's Choice 'Best Container Dahlia' 2014. More info
    • 5 dahlia jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £11.99
    • 10 dahlia jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £19.99

Petunia 'Trailing Surfinia Red' (Garden Ready)

  • The no.1 trailing petunia
  • The longest trailing stems
  • Weather-resistant
World renowned for their flower power, weather resistance, colour range and versatility. This vigorous, red variety of Surfinia petunia has long trailing stems, reaching up to 90cm (35"); ideal for creating a cascade of colour from hanging baskets, flower pouches® and containers. For a less formal display, let Petunia 'Trailing Surfinia Red' tumble over walls in a wave of trumpet shaped blooms. Trails to: 90cm (35").
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    • 1 x 7cm potted petunia garden ready plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £6.99
    • 3 x 7cm potted petunia garden ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £14.99

Petunia 'Trailing Surfinia Purple' (Garden Ready)

  • The no.1 trailing petunia
  • The longest trailing stems
  • Weather-resistant
World renowned for their flower power, weather resistance, colour range and versatility. This vigorous Surfinia petunia produces masses of magenta-purple flowers on long trailing stems, reaching up to 90cm (35"); ideal for creating a cascade of colour from hanging baskets, flower pouches® and containers. For a less formal display, let Petunia 'Trailing Surfinia Purple' tumble over walls in a wave of trumpet shaped blooms. Trails to: 90cm (35").
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    • 1 x 7cm potted petunia garden ready plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £6.99
    • 3 x 7cm potted petunia garden ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £14.99