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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.



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Antirrhinum nanum 'Twinny Appleblossom' F1 Hybrid

Snapdragon

You can look forward to an extra long lasting display from this fully double snapdragon, because the flowers are so tightly ruffled that insects struggle to pollinate them. This superb variety has a basal branching habit that produces compact, bushy plants. An outstanding garden performer, Antirrhinum nanum 'Twinny Appleblossom' is perfect for filling your borders, beds and containers with pretty pastel shades throughout summer. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 25cm (10"). More info
    • 1 packet (30 seeds)

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    • £3.39

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 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 seeds)

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Petunia grandiflora 'Double Cascade Burgundy Plum Vein' F1 Hybrid

Giant, fully double flowers of burgundy or plum veined, often more than 10cm (4in) across! Add to this its cascading habit and you have one of the very best basket and container plants creating a waterfall of pleated powderpuffs all summer long. Height: 23-30cm (9-12in). 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.Click here to buy now. More info
    • 1 packet (25 seeds)

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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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Petunia grandiflora 'Cascade Pink Orchid Mist' F1 Hybrid

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A charming duet of soft pink and orchid mist, form this exclusive trailing petunia blend. Large double and semi-double blooms on cascading stems produced throughout summer. Excellent in baskets and containers. 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.
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Zinnia marylandica 'Zahara Starlight Rose'

Truly spectacular 2010 AAS award-winning bedding plant! The pretty white flowers with an attractive pinky-rose centre are 6cm (2.5in) across when fully open. Bushy, dwarf plants flower freely and are so tolerant of such conditions as heat, humidity and drought that they were planted extensively in floral displays at the Beijing Olympics.

Non-stop-flowering Zinnia Zahara Starlight Rose follows on from the success of Zahara Yellow and will similarly attract beneficial insects, such as butterflies, to the garden. A real 'must' for borders this season!

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    • 1 packet (15 seeds)

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    • £3.29

Petunia grandiflora pendula 'Lady Purple' F1 Hybrid

This genuinely cascading Petunia is smothered in bright purple-pink flowers, each with a black throat. Plants are only 15cm (6in) high and can spread up to 90cm (3ft), making them ideal candidates for all types of container and baskets. Non-stop flowering, even during mild frosts, gales and heavy rain, plants will quickly revive. Because plants are seed raised, you can grow with confidence, assured that there is no risk of virus. Awarded a Fleuroselect Quality Mark. 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 (20 seeds)

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    • £4.49

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 seeds)

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Nicotiana x hybrida 'Whisper Mixed' F1 Hybrid

Tobacco Plant

A 'must-have' border plant, especially when you want to fill a space quickly. Elegant upright flower stems tower above large basal rosettes of leaves, bearing petite flowers that fade from red to pink to white, giving the effect of three colours on each plant. The evening fragrance of British bred Nicotiana 'Whisper Mixed' only adds to its irresistible charm. An elegant annual that is most effective when planted in large drifts throughout beds and borders. Height: 100cm (39"). Spread: 45cm (18"). More info
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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 seeds)

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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 seeds)

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    • £3.69