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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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Begonia 'Majestic Golden Picotee'

The enormous 20cm (8") blooms of Begonia 'Majestic Golden Picotee' create the most magnificent display! Each gently ruffled yellow petal is edged with orange to create a stunning glowing effect that will last right up to the first frosts. This robust, stocky variety has an upright habit that is perfect for beds and patio containers. This tuberous begonia can even be lifted at the end of summer and the tubers stored for planting again the following spring! Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 35cm (14").


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

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Begonia 'Non-stop Citrus'

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Just like the other 'Non-stop' varieties, Begonia 'Non-stop Citrus' blooms continuously in a refreshing blend of bright citrus colours. With weather resistant blooms, these long lasting tuberous begonias will keep flowering well into autumn - long after most summer flowering plants have faded. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

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

 

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Stock 'Vintage' (Pre-Planted Pot)

For hassle-free gardening, look no further than our pre-planted pots for easy seasonal colour. We're always on the lookout for ways to make life simpler for our gardening customers. So what could be easier than pots which are already planted up? We've taken the hard work out of creating wonderfully colourful displays - just order our pre-planted pots of your favourite varieties and position them where you'll most enjoy their colour. Then all you need to do is water them and wait!The vintage stocks in this planter produce upright bushy flower spikes, bringing bright colour and glorious scent to the spring garden. If the weather is too cold to get out and enjoy these early flowering biennials, why not cut the stems and bring them inside for a scented vase display? Height 45cm (18”). Spread 25cm (10”). More info
    • 1 stocks pre-planted pot with 7 plants

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Marigold 'Strawberry Blonde' (Garden Ready)

Tagetes patula

  • 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.

Your eyes aren't deceiving you! A breeding break through has created a new French Marigold with flowers in totally unique russet tones; bringing pink shades to the marigold colour palette for the very first time. These bushy, vigorous, free-flowering French marigold plants are set to be this year's must-have bedding plant. Marigold 'Strawberry Blonde' has high weather tolerance ensuring a long season of colour in beds, border and containers. Great as a 'mixer' but it truly comes into its own when planted en masse in drifts or blocks. Height and spread: 25cm (10").

 

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Antirrhinum majus 'Madame Butterfly' F1 Hybrid

Snapdragon

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Awarded an All American Selection medal for its unusual azalea-shaped snapdragon flowers. Antirrhinum 'Madame Butterfly' creates a riot of colour throughout summer. The unique, double snapdragon petals prevent insects from pollinating the flowers, so they last much longer than single-flowered varieties. Perfect for a long-lasting display in cottage garden beds, borders and containers. This award winning variety also makes a superb cut flower. Height: 65cm (26"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

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Petunia 'Purple Velvet' F1 Hybrid

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Petunia 'Purple Velvet' easily outperforms other expensive cutting-raised surfinias with its exceptionally long trailing stems. This sensational cascading petunia is smothered in superb velvety, purple blooms throughout summer, and right up to the first frosts. Fantastic in baskets, containers and window boxes, or try them in beds as dense ground cover. Trails to: 60cm (24").

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Petunia 'Easy Wave™' (Improved Mix)

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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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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Verbena 'Quartz Mixed' F1 Hybrid

Glandularia, Vervain

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A carefully selected mix of early flowering, brightly coloured verbena with excellent mildew resistance that will guarantee a long lasting display. With a dwarf, spreading habit, Verbena 'Quartz Mixed' is invaluable for massing in beds, borders, window boxes and hanging baskets. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12").

 

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Begonia semperflorens 'Lotto Mixed'

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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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Petunia 'Tidal Wave'

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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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Sweet Pea 'Sweet Dreams Mixed'

Lathyrus odoratus

  • 50 hand-selected varieties in this mix
  • Best in class for sweet peas
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A world exclusive collection of distinctly different sweet pea flowers - we believe 'Sweet Dreams' to be the best mixture ever! Each and every one, including many award winning varieties, has been selected for outstanding fragrance, exhibition standard blooms and superb growing performance.These cottage garden favourites are superb for cutting and the more blooms you cut, the more they will flower! Pop a few stems in a vase to fill a whole room with fragrance. Grow sweet peas against a sunny fence or trained on a free standing obelisk. For an informal display, let them scramble through mature shrubs. Height: 1.8m (6'). Spread: 30cm (12"). Supplied as deep-rooted plugs with an average of 5 sweet pea plants per plug. Pinched and ready for planting straight out.

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How to grow sweet peas

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