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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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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 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.99

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)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.99

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 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £3.69

Cobaea scandens

Cup And Saucer Vine, Cathedral Bells, Cups And Saucers, Mexican Ivy

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A showy climber for the cool greenhouse, conservatory, and also forming a very decorative screen on trellis or south facing wall in milder areas. The large bell shaped 'cup and saucer' flowers are often 6cm (2½ in) across. Flowers late summer. Climber.
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    • 1 packet (9 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.99

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 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.19

Lobelia erinus 'Crystal Palace'

Dainty, deep blue lobelia flowers smother neat globes of foliage that form very dwarf, compact plants. Lobelia 'Crystal Palace' makes a sparkling addition to beds, containers, flower Pouches® and window-boxes, and even looks well placed in the rockery. An easy to grow annual that is deservedly popular for its versatility and long flowering period. Height: 10cm (4”). Spread: 15cm (6”).
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    • 1 packet (2500 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.09

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 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.99

Verbena x hybrida 'Blue Lagoon®'

Glandularia, Vervain, Verbena x hortensis

The best true-blue Verbena every grown on T&M trials. Clusters of rich blue flowers against deep green foliate, look spectacular in borders or containers. An outstanding garden performer with good mildew resistance, but best of all, is its sweet evening fragrance. Height: 25-30cm (10-12in).
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    • 1 packet (150 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.99

Antirrhinum majus 'Bronze Dragon'

Snapdragon

These eye-catching, bushy, dwarf plants have the darkest, almost black foliage we have ever seen on an Antirrhinum! Bred by Thompson & Morgan, Bronze Dragon looks almost as attractive before flowering as it does when smothered in its gorgeous, purple and white bicoloured blooms. Truly outstanding in borders or containers and can also boast very good rust resistance.
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    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.99

Lobelia erinus 'Mrs Clibran Improved'

Very useful for edging. Deep-blue flowers with a pretty, contrasting white eye. More info
    • 1 packet (2000 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.09

Petunia grandiflora 'Double Cascade Blue' F1 Hybrid

Attractive, large fully double blooms in the deepest velvety blue, almost look black when shimmering in the sunshine. The flowers have an added bonus of quickly recovering after a shower of rain. Their cascading habit makes them ideal as groundcover or tumbling over the sides of containers or baskets. 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. More info
    • 1 packet (30 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £3.19

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
    • 1 packet (35 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.29