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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.


You might also be interested in our stunning range of perennial plants which flower every year.



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Calibrachoa 'Kabloom Terracotta'

Mini Petunia

Smaller flowering Calibrachoa plants are fast catching up with blousy petunias in the popularity stakes thanks to their heavy flowering, ease of care and garden performance. In order to bring you the best prices on these trendsetting plants we've secured the first ever variety that can be grown commercially from seed. This means we can now offer these mini petunia plants in our economical plug strips and pass the savings on to you. These weatherproof petunias will stand proud in the garden all summer long even in the heaviest summer shower.

Following the success of our mixed colour option last season, we have pulled out the unique Calibrachoa 'Kabloom Terracotta' as a stand-alone variety following feedback from customers. Not only do the vibrant flowers make the perfect frothy filler for any mixed pot, the blooms and stems aren't sticky like standard petunias, making for easy deadheading and maintenance. Height 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12").

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    • 12 petunia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 24 petunia plug plants

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    • £19.98 £17.99

Petunia 'Cremissimo'

  • Fluorescent blooms following in the footsteps of two-tone Petunia 'Peach Sundae'
  • Upright plants for containers, borders and hanging baskets
  • Blooms bounce back after rainfall
Bright, brash, in your face, there's nothing shy about Petunia 'Cremissimo'! Despite the delicate look to the big trumpet blooms, this tough petunia shows great weather resistance, quickly bouncing back after heavy rain. Vibrant yellow centres bleed out to an effervescent pink for a truly unique look to your petunia planting schemes. Add summer-long colour to patio pots and bedding displays with these compact upright plants, or set them in the top tier of mixed hanging baskets. Height 25cm (10"). Spread: 40cm (16").
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    • 5 petunia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £9.99 £7.99
    • 10 petunia Postiplug plants

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    • £17.99 £14.99

Begonia semperflorens 'Lotto Mixed'

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  • Customer favourite

An exceptionally large flowered variety compared to normal Begonia semperflorens cultivars. Begonia 'Lotto' Mixed plants produce neat blooms with yellow centres in a sumptuous mix of colours. Perfect for creating a show-stopping display in containers, beds, baskets, and Flower Pouches™! Height and spread: 30cm (12").

 

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    • 36 begonia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £12.99 £4.99
    • 36 begonia plug plants + 100g of begonia fertiliser

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    • 72 begonia plug plants

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    • £18.99 £6.99
    • 140 begonia miniplug plants

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    • £19.99
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    • 280 begonia miniplug plants

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Lobelia erinus 'Ultra Cascade Mixed'

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An opulent mix of old varieties and new, that gives you the best of both worlds - and longer-lasting displays. Older varieties in the mix flower early and fade, whilst the newer varieties last longer, so mixed together you'll have a full season of stunning lobelia colour. Lobelia 'Ultra Cascade' Mixed makes a sparkling addition to containers, flower pouches™ and window-boxes. Trailing lobelia is an easy to grow annual that is deservedly popular for its versatility and long flowering period. Trails to: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").

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    • 36 lobelia plug plants

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    • 72 lobelia plug plants

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    • 140 lobelia miniplug plants

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    • 280 lobelia miniplug plants

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Salpiglossis sinuata 'Royale Mixed' F1 Hybrid (Garden Ready)

  • 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.

Like sumptuous gold braid, the exquisite veining overlays rich, velvety hues, creating a shimmering display. Salpiglossis 'Royale Mixed' produces stunning trumpet flowers on upright, bushy plants. Salpiglossis flowers can be cut for a majestic indoor display, and the opulent colours add an exotic feel to patio containers, and annual bedding schemes. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 30cm (12").

 

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    • 30 salpiglossis garden ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99

Bacopa 'Snowtopia'

Sutera cordata

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Not every plant can be the star of the show! This pretty half hardy trailing plant is a valuable filler plant for a hanging baskets and containers. The tumbling, evergreen stems of Bacopa 'Snowtopia' bear a smothering of snow white flowers throughout summer, that keep baskets looking full of colour for longer. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 6 bacopa plug plants

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    • 24 bacopa plug plants

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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: The citrus tasting flowers have many uses, try them in salads, sandwiches or seafood dishes too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

 

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    • 30 marigold garden ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99

Gazania 'Frosty Kiss Mixed'

Treasure Flower

  • The most drought tolerant gazania yet
The reflective silvery foliage of these fantastic Gazania plants is the secret to their drought tolerance. But you won' be focussing on the foliage when you see the giant starry blooms burst open this summer. This new mix just cannot be beaten. These undemanding and free-flowering bedding plants tolerate drought or windy coastal sites with ease, but will also perform perfectly in a summer of rain. So easy to grow, and perfect for filling beds and containers with fabulous summer colour. Height and spread: 25cm (10").
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    • 24 gazania plug plants

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    • £9.99
    • 48 gazania plug plants

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    • £19.98 £17.99

Gazania 'Shepherd's Delight'

Treasure Flower

  • Open whatever the weather!
This fabulous blend brings together a handpicked selection of the most vivid ruby red shades. The glowing blooms of Gazania 'Shepherd's Delight' will stay open even on dull and cloudy days making them perfect for our unpredictable British summers. With a compact and bushy habit, these versatile Treasure Flowers are easy to grow in beds and borders - even tolerating drought and coastal, windy conditions. Height and spread: 25cm (10").
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    • 36 gazania plug plants

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    • £11.99
    • 72 gazania plug plants

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    • £23.98 £17.99

Petunia 'Orchid-Flowered Mixed' F1 Hybrid

  • Best in class for double petunias
Widely acknowledged as the world's finest double petunias, with exquisite orchid-like, ruffled blooms in a medley of radiant colours. Petunia 'Orchid Flowered Mixed' begin flowering early in the season and continue their luxurious display throughout the summer, until the first frosts. This versatile mix is a delight in borders, beds and containers and flower Pouches®. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

 

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    • 36 petunia plug plants

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    • £12.99
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    • 72 petunia plug plants

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    • 110 petunia miniplug plants

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    • 220 petunia miniplug plants

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Begonia 'Whopper Mixed'

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  • Great for ground cover too!
A super-sized Begonia with a big impact! Everything about this new variety is big - the leaves, the flowers, the height; so just a few plants will go a long way towards filling your garden with fabulous summer colour. Let Begonia 'Whopper Mixed' spill over the sides of patio containers or use it as long lasting ground cover to fill beds and borders. Height and spread: 40cm (16").
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    • 12 begonia plug plants

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    • £9.99
    • 24 begonia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
    • SAVE *£4.99  
    • £19.98 £14.99
    • 48 begonia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
    • SAVE *£19.97  
    • £39.96 £19.99

Ageratum houstonianum 'Blue Danube' (Garden Ready)

  • 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.

A large-flowered, vigorous variety of annual ageratum with powder-puff flower heads of soft, lavender blue. The fluffy, weather resistant blooms are particularly attractive to butterflies. With a dense, compact habit, Ageratum houstonianum 'Blue Danube' is perfect for adding texture and colour to bedding, borders and containers. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 25cm (10").

 

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    • 30 ageratum garden ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99