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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 'Titan Blue Velvet'

  • The BIGGEST petunia blooms we've ever seen!
  • 10cm+ blooms with rich colour and texture
  • Add a little luxury to your hanging baskets this summer
We've seen petunia blooms getting bigger and bolder in recent years as breeders look to bring larger plants to market, but their performance in the face of the British weather has been lacking. Until now! The launch of Petunia 'Titan Blue Velvet' is just what UK gardeners have been waiting for. Finally, GIANT petunia blooms that won't flop after a rain shower! The attractive single blooms carry light mauve petals with deep purple veining and will cover these powerhouse petunia plants from June through to October come rain or shine. These uniform plants make a stunning addition to well ordered hanging baskets, Flower Pouches® and patio containers, with just enough of a trailing habit to create a cascading display of colour. Height and spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 5 petunia Postiplug plants

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

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    • £14.99 £9.99
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Petunia surfinia 'Sumo'

  • A new heavy weight contender
  • Just ONE plant fills an 18inch pot!
  • Fewer plants needed to fill large spaces
The vigour of this new petunia is second to none! Fast and vast growth from Petunia 'Surfinia Sumo' quickly piles on to fill pots or empty ground. Plant up just ONE plant per 45cm (18") pot and the plants will just swell with colour and fragrance. Set them at 60cm (24") spacing in open ground for an unbroken sea of summer colour out in your borders. Boisterous unhindered growth and perfect purple blossom makes these top-performing petunia plants an excellent choice for beginners. With less plants needed to fill pots and planting schemes, they are also the perfect choice for those with less time and money to spend on raising and tending their plants. Height: 45m (18"). Spread: 60cm (24").
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    • 5 petunia Postiplug plants

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

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £14.99 £9.99

Petunia 'Stars and Stripes'

  • New mix of fun petunias
  • Create a carnival of summer colour in your borders
  • Ideal for small bedding displays and patio containers
Have fun with our cheeriest petunia mix this summer. F1 vigour ensures plants will be covered in candy shop blooms from June through to October - you won't see the foliage once these powerful petunia plants get into full swing. A compact habit makes them the perfect option for small areas of open ground or as space fillers in larger planting schemes. Add them to small mixed patio containers or set them individually in small pots and dot them around the garden for mass effect. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 25cm (10").
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    • 24 petunia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 48 petunia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £19.98 £14.99

Petunia 'Orange Punch'

  • World's first true orange petunia
  • New colour for the petunia palette
  • Sunny shades no matter the weather

Plant breeders have been trying for many years to breed the perfect orange petunia, and we think they've finally cracked it with Petunia 'Orange Punch'! Tropical sunset shades on compact, bushy petunia plants offer something truly different for you summer container and bedding displays. Tropical in appearance but developed with British weather tolerance in mind to bounce back after summer showers, you’ll love the effect this top-performing petunia brings to your garden whether you set in out in the ground or in your patio pots and baskets. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 25cm (10").
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    • 12 petunia plug plants

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

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £29.97 £19.99

Antirrhinum majus 'Royal Bride'

Snapdragon

The first of a new generation of fragrant snapdragons. This tall annual bears large, majestic spires of fragrant, pure white snapdragon flowers that are perfect for cutting. Antirrhinum 'Royal Bride' makes a lovely addition to cottage gardens or white themed borders where it will easily fill gaps between your perennials, blooming from June to September. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 36 antirrhinum plug plants

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    • £11.99
    • 72 antirrhinum plug plants

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    • £23.98 £16.99

Trixi® 'Twinkle Star'

  • Perfect for the busy gardener!

Here's the very latest in hassle-free gardening; the Trixi® series. Each young plant is effectively 3 plants pre-planted into one plug! All you have to do is plant it straight into your hanging baskets or patio pots. Just one 3 in 1 jumbo plug will create a fabulous display in a 3 litre container, whilst 3 jumbo plugs will turn a 35cm (14") basket into a huge ball of colour.

These fabulous hanging basket plants are ready mixed and colour coordinated, so they will quickly mingle together right from the start to give you beautifully balanced and colourful displays. It's so easy! Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 45cm (18").


Trixi® 'Twinkle Star' combines Bidens, Bacopa and Calibrachoa for a superb display.

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    • 1 Trixi® jumbo plug plant

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    • £7.99
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    • 3 Trixi® jumbo plug plants

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    • £23.97 £14.99
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    • 6 Trixi® jumbo plug plants

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    • £47.94 £19.99
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Salvia splendens 'Blaze of Fire' (Garden Ready)

Scarlet Sage, Salvia splendens 'Fireball'

  • 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.

Plumes of brilliant scarlet flowers above neat, compact plants make this one of the most famous and striking summer annual bedding plants. Flowering early and continuing over a long period, Salvia 'Blaze of Fire' provides excellent value and bold impact in long lasting bedding displays, window boxes and containers. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

 

Garden ready special offer
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    • 30 salvia garden ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99

Stock 'Most Scented Mix'

Matthiola incana, Gillyflower

With their spicy, clove-like scent, and tall sturdy stems, these stocks make fantastic cut flowers that bring fragrance and colour to your home. The closely packed flower spikes of this tall, clove scented mix emerge in a blend of at least 6 lovely pastel shades. This customer favourite mingles beautifully in cottage garden borders, or planted in large drifts and containers. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 40cm (16").
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    • 36 stock plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 72 stock plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £25.98 £17.99
    • 280 stock miniplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £27.99

Rudbeckia fulgida 'Early Bird Gold' (Large Plant)

Coneflower, Black-eyed Susan

As the name suggests, this superb Black Eyed Susan erupts into bloom weeks earlier than other perennial varieties and continues right up to the first frosts. Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Early Bird Gold’ produces its sunny-yellow, daisy-like blooms on sturdy, upright stems that make lovely cut flowers for a summer bouquet. Robust and easy to grow, this perennial Rudbeckia is ideal for bringing long lasting colour to herbaceous borders, attracting pollinating insects to its nectar rich blooms. Height and spread: 60cm (24").

 

Lifetime Guarantee on Hardy Plants Large Potted Plant Special Offer
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    • 1 x 1 litre potted rudbeckia plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £13.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted rudbeckia plants

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    • £22.99

Petunia 'Kabloom Mixed' (Mini Petunia)

Calibrachoa

Bring a kaleidoscope of lasting colour to the garden this summer with new Calibrachoa 'Kabloom Mixed'. 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 trend setting 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. 'Kabloom' will stand proud in the garden all summer long even in the heaviest summer shower. Height and spread: 20cm (8").

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    • 24 petunia plug plants

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    • £13.99
    • 48 petunia plug plants

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    • £27.98 £19.99

Petunia 'Orchid Picotee Mixed' F1 Hybrid

An outstanding petunia, producing masses of lavish double blooms with crisp, white picotee edges. The superb garden performance of Petunia 'Orchid Picotee' makes these resilient, compact plants an absolute delight in beds, containers, baskets and flower Pouches®. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

 

Buy this variety in a larger plant size
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    • 36 petunia plug plants

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    • £12.99
    • 36 petunia plug plants + 100g petunia fertiliser

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    • £13.99
    • 72 petunia plug plants

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    • £25.98 £17.99
    • 110 petunia miniplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
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    • £19.99
    • 220 petunia miniplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
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    • £39.98 £29.99

Petunia 'Black Night'

  • Winner of Best New Plant Variety in the 'Bedding Plants' category at The Grower of the Year Awards 2014
  • T&M Exclusive
  • World's first double black petunia
Direct from T&M's extensive breeding programme, Petunia 'Black Night' is the first double flowered, jet black petunia! The dark velvety blooms are borne on naturally compact plants which form neat, rounded mounds - perfect for baskets and containers. Partner them with bold exuberant colours or keep it simple with shades of cream and white for an eye-catching contrast. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 5 petunia Postiplug plants

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

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    • £17.99 £9.99
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