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Half-hardy Annual Seeds


Sow half-hardy annuals in early spring, making sure that you protect them from frost. Plant them out after all risk of frost has passed and you'll be rewarded with delightful flowers all throughout the summer. Hint: use the selections in the left menu to narrow down your search for the perfect half-hardy annual seeds for your garden. For direct sowing take a look at our stunning range of hardy annual seeds.



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Zinnia marylandica 'Double Zahara Strawberry'

Boasting an exceptionally long flowering period, we believe Zinnia 'Double Zahara Strawberry' to be the best double, dwarf Zinnia on the market. Large, fully double blooms in a vivid strawberry colour are produced in abundance on compact, low-growing plants. With good heat and drought tolerance and excellent disease resistance, these exciting annuals need little maintenance to put on a fabulous display. Height and spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 packet (12 zinnia seeds)

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    • £3.79

Cosmos bipinnatus 'Pied Piper Red'

The only separate colour available in the Sea Shells type, with fluted, shell-like petals of velvet crimson-red. The ferny foliage helps to make this a wonderful cut flower as well as a good back of border plant.
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    • 1 packet (100 cosmos seeds)

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Cosmos bipinnatus 'Sweet Sixteen'

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Eye-catching soft blushed pink blooms, each have distinct darker pink picotee edges and an attractive double frill in the centre of each flower. Cosmos Sweet Sixteen is ideal for adding height and interest to borders as well as making an intriguing cut flower.

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    • 1 packet (70 cosmos seeds)

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    • £2.99

Zinnia elegans 'Purple Prince'

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Outstanding in Thompson & Morgan trials, these robust plants show excellent garden performance, flowering over a long period and producing an abundance of fully double, deep pink-purple, dahlia-like flowers. This is a taller-than-usual variety of zinnia which will add colour and height to border displays as well as to cut flower arrangements. Zinnia Purple Prince will flower all summer until the first frosts, attracting bees and butterflies as well as the admiration of your neighbours!

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    • 1 packet (100 zinnia seeds)

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    • £1.99

Morning Glory 'Carnevale di Venezia'

Ipomoea purpurea, Convolvulus purpureus, Pharbitis purpurea

A vigorous climber producing masses of spectacular, striped blue and pink blooms with intricate markings, as if painted individually. Flowers all summer, transforming your garden with all the dazzling colours of the Venice Carnival. Twining climber to 2m (6ft). More info
    • 1 packet (35 morning glory seeds)

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Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Nonstop® Rose Petticoat' F1 Hybrid

Without doubt, a fantastic new colour to the 'Non-Stop®' series. Large,10cm (4in) eye-catching, deeply frilled, fully double blooms of white with a deep rose picotee. Height: 20-25cm (8-10in).

Culinary note: Add the bright coloured petals to sandwiches or salads for a light lemon taste and crisp texture. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (25 begonia seeds)

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Cosmos bipinnatus 'Antiquity'

A completely unique colour in Cosmos. Flowers are rich burgundy on opening and change to an antique bronze-salmon when ageing creating an attractive, two-toned effect. Very early flowering and floriferous all summer. Excellent for borders or containers.
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    • 1 packet (30 cosmos seeds)

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Gazania 'Big Kiss White Flame' F1 Hybrid

Treasure Flower

A 'Big' addition to the 'Kiss' Gazania series. Possibly the largest-flowered bedding gazania from seed, the flowers of Gazania Big Kiss are 50% bigger than those of traditional varieties - each bloom is an amazing 12cm (4½in) in diameter! The white and rose striped petals of Gazania Big Kiss White Flame are simply stunning. Flowers all summer in a sunny garden situation - in borders or in containers on the patio. More info
    • 1 packet (15 gazania seeds)

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Cosmos 'Cosimo Red-White'

White petals suffused with a vibrant shade of raspberry red that bleeds in from the edge of each daisy-like bloom. This bushy, dwarf Cosmos is early flowering and continues to bloom prolifically all summer long above masses of delicate ferny foliage. Cosmos 'Cosimo Red-White' is ideal for bulking up borders or planting in large drifts for annual bedding displays - it makes a great cut flower too! Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 40cm (16"). More info
    • 1 packet (40 cosmos seeds)

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    • £2.49
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Petunia hybrida 'Salmon Velvet' F1 Hybrid

The best ever trailing Petunia from seed! Following the success of our customer favourite Purple Velvet we have the next colour in the series - Salmon Velvet. These will outperform expensive cutting-raised Surfinia Petunias. Producing trailing stems up to 1m (3ft) in length, continuously smothered in blooms all summer until the first frosts. Can also be planted in borders, where it will make very effective ground cover. Growing tip: 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. More info
    • 1 packet (12 petunia seeds)

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    • £3.69

Phlox drummondii 'Cherry Caromel'

Annual Phlox

Sow this beauty straight outdoors or raise in modules for extra early colour! An extra special Phlox for beds, borders and containers. You won't be able to resist the fantastically rich caramel flowers with vibrant cherry centres! Let it take pride of place at the front of your border, or in specially-chosen patio containers. Phlox drummondii 'Cherry Caromel' is a plant to show off with, make sure to cut some for vase displays too! Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 1 packet (200 phlox seeds)

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    • £1.69

Cosmos bipinnatus 'Double Click Rose Bonbon'

Following the amazing success of Double Click Mixed, this is the first straightcoloured, high-quality, fully-double Cosmos from seed to be introduced! The spectacular, rose pom-pom flowers sit proudly on top of strong stems, making Double Click Rose Bonbon a 'must' for adding height to summer borders and an imposing and rarely-seen cut flower. Height: 60-90cm (2-3 feet).
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    • 1 packet (40 cosmos seeds)

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    • £2.99