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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.



We have found 180 products.
 

Bacopa Duo (Garden-Ready)

Sutera cordata

You can plant our garden-ready plants straight into the garden when they arrive - it couldn’t be easier! There’s no need to re-pot them or to grow them on - just plant and water them. Pretty soon you’ll be enjoying their wonderful displays of colour. If you haven’t got the time or the room to grow plants from small seedlings, then these are for you! You’re sure to get great results because we’ve done the crucial early growing for you. Just plant, water and enjoy!

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

  • Bacopa duo comprises:
  • Bacopa 'Bluetopia' - Mauve blue flowers.
  • Bacopa 'Snowtopia' - Pure white flowers.

 

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    • 30 garden-ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
    • Add a 2nd pack for just £5  
    • £14.99

Osteospermum 'Falling Stars'™ (Sunbrella)

African Daisy, Cape Daisy

 Customer Rating
Grow the first cascading cape daisy for something really different this summer! This vigorous trailing variety of the African daisy comes in a sunshine blend of five vivid colours that will fill your baskets, window boxes and containers with colour. Famed for their long flowering period, these gorgeous Osteospermums are drought tolerant and simply love the sun. Height and spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 5 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 10 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £17.99
    • 20 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £24.99

Marigold 'French Vanilla' F1 Hybrid (Garden-Ready)

Tagetes erecta, African Marigold

  • Customer favourite
  • Very reliable summer annual
You can plant our garden-ready plants straight into the garden when they arrive - it couldn’t be easier! There’s no need to re-pot them or to grow them on - just plant and water them. Pretty soon you’ll be enjoying their wonderful displays of colour. If you haven’t got the time or the room to grow plants from small seedlings, then these are for you! You’re sure to get great results because we’ve done the crucial early growing for you. Just plant, water and enjoy!

At last something different to the usual colour spectrum of orange and lemon - a real creamy white flowered African marigold! Marigold 'French Vanilla' is a triumph in plant breeding, producing masses of large blooms up to 7.5cm (3”) across that are absolutely pure in colour. Better still, it has less of the pungent marigold smell than its cousins. A definite improvement! Perfect for bringing a contemporary twist to beds, borders and containers. Height and spread: 45cm (18”).

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    • 30 garden-ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
    • Add a 2nd pack for just £5  
    • £14.99

Marigold 'Zenith Mixed' F1 Hybrid (Garden-Ready)

Tagetes patula x erecta, Afro-French Marigold

  • Does not set seed therefore increased flower power all season long!

Our garden-ready plants are now even bigger and better! You can plant our garden-ready plants straight into the garden when they arrive - it couldn’t be easier! There’s no need to re-pot them or to grow them on - just plant and water them. Pretty soon you’ll be enjoying their wonderful displays of colour. If you haven’t got the time or the room to grow plants from small seedlings, then these are for you! You’re sure to get great results because we’ve done the crucial early growing for you. Just plant, water and enjoy!


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

 

More info
    • 30 garden-ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
    • Add a 2nd pack for just £5  
    • £14.99

Lobelia 'Monsoon' (Garden-Ready)

  • Basket fillers you can't do without!
You can plant our garden-ready plants straight into the garden when they arrive - it couldn’t be easier! There’s no need to re-pot them or to grow them on - just plant and water them. Pretty soon you’ll be enjoying their wonderful displays of colour. If you haven’t got the time or the room to grow plants from small seedlings, then these are for you! You’re sure to get great results because we’ve done the crucial early growing for you. Just plant, water and enjoy!

This trailing version of Lobelia 'Crystal Palace' produces a cascade of sapphire flowers - just the thing to brighten up your containers this summer. Masses of dazzling blue flowers sparkle against a backdrop of green foliage that takes on shades of bronze as the plants mature. Lobelia 'Monsoon' makes a fabulous trailing filler plant for mixed baskets, or let it tumble over low walls and rockeries for eye-catching ground cover. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

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    • 30 garden-ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
    • Add a 2nd pack for just £5  
    • £14.99

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 Postiplug plants - 5 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
    • SAVE £6.98  
    • £26.97 £19.99

Gazania 'Tiger Stripes Mixed' (Garden-Ready)

Treasure Flower

Our garden-ready plants are now even bigger and better! You can plant our garden-ready plants straight into the garden when they arrive - it couldn’t be easier! There’s no need to re-pot them or to grow them on - just plant and water them. Pretty soon you’ll be enjoying their wonderful displays of colour. If you haven’t got the time or the room to grow plants from small seedlings, then these are for you! You’re sure to get great results because we’ve done the crucial early growing for you. Just plant, water and enjoy!


The wide daisy-like blooms of Gazania 'Tiger Stripes Mixed' sport a contrasting stripe on every petal for a really cheerful display. These undemanding and free-flowering bedding plants tolerate drought or windy coastal sites with ease. So easy to grow, and perfect for filling beds and containers with fabulous summer colour. Height and spread: 20cm (8").

 

More info
    • 30 garden-ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
    • Add a 2nd pack for just £5  
    • £14.99

Nicotiana 'Eau de Cologne Mixed'

Tobacco Plant

 Customer Rating

A special mixture offering uniform, mid-height plants with upward-facing nicotiana flowers, in a tapestry of glowing colours. The upright flower stems of Nicotiana 'Eau de Cologne' are guaranteed to lend a sparkle to your borders and their evening fragrance only adds to their irresistible charm. An elegant annual that is most effective when planted in large drifts throughout beds and borders. Height: 50cm (20?). Spread: 25cm (10?).

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    • 6 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £4.99
    • 24 plug plants

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

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £13.99
    • 72 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £18.99
    • 140 miniplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £19.99
    • 280 miniplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £29.99

Gazania 'Tiger Stripes Mixed'

Treasure Flower

The wide daisy-like blooms of Gazania 'Tiger Stripes Mixed' sport a contrasting stripe on every petal for a really cheerful display. These undemanding and free-flowering bedding plants tolerate drought or windy coastal sites with ease. So easy to grow, and perfect for filling beds and containers with fabulous summer colour. Height and spread: 20cm (8"). More info
    • 36 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 72 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
    • Double up 36 to 72 for £5 extra  
    • £17.99

Garden Ready Container Collection

  • New in 2015
Our very own choice mixes of four classic summer container varieties that will perform on the patio come summer rain of shine. This collection comprises;
Begonia 'Non-Stop Mixed'
Geranium 'Jackpot Mixed'
Petunia F1 'Frenzy Mixed'
Verbena F1 'Quartz Mixed'
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    • 120 garden-ready plants - 30 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
    • SAVE £29.97  
    • £59.96 £29.99

Begonia 'Sunlovers'

  • Flamboyant blooms with all-weather performance
  • They'll flower like crazy on your patio!
The perfect summer patio plants! Double and semi-double blooms are produced on neat compact plants in the boldest colours. Despite their name, these robust beauties cope well in shade or sun, showing consistently fabulous garden performance whatever the weather. Grow Begonia ‘Sunlovers’ in containers, window boxes, beds and borders for a vibrant display all summer long. Height and spread: 25cm (10").
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    • 3 jumbo plug plants

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

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £19.99
    • 18 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
    • Save £41.95  
    • £29.99

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?).
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    • 36 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 72 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
    • Double up 36 to 72 for £5 extra  
    • £25.98 £17.99
    • 110 miniplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £17.99
    • 220 miniplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £27.99