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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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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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Salvia farinacea 'Fairy Queen'

Mealy Sage, Mealycup Sage

Unique breeding has brought us this very visually appealing Salvia. Bushy, compact plants bear multiple spikes of attractive blue and white bicoloured flowers on distinctive dark stems. Flowers all summer and continues through to October in borders or containers. Height: 35-45cm (14-18in).
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    • 1 packet (40 salvia seeds)

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Morning Glory 'Kniolas Black Night'

Ipomoea purpurea, Convolvulus purpureus, Pharbitis purpurea

An abundance of very attractive purple - black flowers with cerise throats, covering this very vigorous climber. Ideal planted in a sunny situation, up trellis or left to ramble amongst other climbers or shrubs. Climbs to 180-240cm (6-8ft). More info
    • 1 packet (30 morning glory seeds)

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Salpiglossis sinuata 'Kew Blue'

Painted Tongue

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Kew Blue adds height and a touch of class to your summer displays. Slender stems bear clusters of velvet-like flowers in an exquisite shade of deepest purple-blue each complemented by a central dark blotch. Sure to attract admiring glances when used in borders or as a cut flower.
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    • 1 packet (30 salpiglossis seeds)

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Morning Glory 'Star Of Yelta'

Ipomoea purpurea, Convolvulus purpureus, Pharbitis purpurea

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A stunning and very striking garden plant which can be used as a climber or ground cover subject. The large flower buds open to royal a deep purple, silk-like, 7cm (3in) bloom with rich red vein markings, forming a star from the very centre to the petal tips. You can also grow it in a container where it will cascade over the side, and if supported, will climb to form a dome. Flowers summer. Climber to approximately 180cm (6ft).
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    • 1 packet (25 morning glory seeds)

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Butterfly Pea

Clitoria ternatea, Blue Pea

A fast-growing tropical climber producing a wonderful display of 5cm (2in) blue flowers from mid to late summer. Ideal for covering trellis in a sheltered part of the garden where it will attract bees and butterflies, or as a perennial grown in a conservatory. Climbs 1.8m-2.4m (6-8 feet). More info
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Petunia x hybrida 'Purple Velvet' F1 Hybrid

The best ever basket petunia from seed! 'Purple Velvet' out-performs expensive cutting raised Surfinia petunias. Trailing stems, up to 1m (3ft) in length, are continuously smothered in velvety, purple blooms until the first frosts.Excellent for baskets and containers. 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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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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Heliotrope 'Dwarf Marine'

Heliotropium, Cherry Pie, Heliotropium peruvianum

Once you've experienced the sweet, pungent scent, coming from Heliotrope, or 'cherry pie' as it is commonly called, on a still summer evening you won't want to be without it. Few plants can fill the air with such a heady fragrance as this. Marine is a royal purple, large flowered yet compact form with attractive, dark green foliage and bushy habit. Excellent for beds, borders and as a summer flowering pot plant. Flowers summer. Height 45cm (18in). More info
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Morning Glory 'Hazelwood Blues'

Ipomoea

The stunning colour mixture of Ipomoea Hazelwood Blues brings together some of the most attractive shades of blue available in Morning Glories. This is a truly vigorous annual climber, ideal for covering fences, trellis or an ornamental garden arch. Ipomoea Hazelwood Blues will also look spectacular planted in a large container and then trained up and through an obelisk to create a wonderful patio feature. More info
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Lobelia pendula 'Monsoon'

  • Attractive late summer bronze foliage
If you liked Lobelia 'Crystal Palace' then this trailing version is sure to appeal. With a vigorous cascading habit and masses of deep blue flowers, Lobelia 'Monsoon' is ideal for filling baskets and containers or spilling over low walls and rockeries. The bright green summer foliage matures to a rich shade of bronze as the autumn approaches for a spectacular late summer display. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 1 packet (650 lobelia seeds)

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Antirrhinum majus 'Purple Twist' F1 Hybrid

Snapdragon

Classic white snapdragon flowers with random stripes and flecks of vibrant purple create a fascinating 'paint splashed' effect. Unusually tall, this exciting snapdragon is ideal for the back of beds and borders, where the handsome spires will appear from early summer through to September. As with most snapdragons, the blooms of Antirrhinum 'Purple Twist' attract bees and other pollinating insects, and make striking cut flowers for a vase indoors. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 1 packet (30 antirrhinum seeds)

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