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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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Cosmos sulphureus 'Brightness Mixed'

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Possibly the most free-flowering cosmos of this type. Dwarf and bushy plants are covered with flowers in a delightful mixture of gold, lemon, orange and red from early summer through to the autumn frosts. Spectacular when planted towards the front of annual borders or in containers.

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    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £2.69

Nasturtium 'Crimson Emperor'

Tropaeolum majus, Indian Cress

Masses of deep crimson blooms with golden yellow throats cover the lax, sprawling stems of this vigorous variety. The semi-trailing habit and lush green foliage make Nasturtium 'Crimson Emperor' an ideal choice for summer groundcover. Perfect covering banks, filling beds and borders or spilling from baskets and patio containers. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 200m (78").

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

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    • 1 packet (30 seeds)

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    • £2.49

Cosmos bipinnatus 'Rubenza'

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Wonderfully easy-to-grow plants which flower all summer until the first frosts. The dark, ruby-red blooms of Cosmos bippinatus Rubenza change to a lovely traditional rose red as they mature - their outstanding colour has earned them a Fleuroselect Novelty award. Cosmos bippinatus Rubenza shows excellent garden performance, especially planted in borders in drifts.
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    • 1 packet (60 seeds)

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    • £2.99

Nasturtium 'Rumba Mix'

Tropaeolum minus, Indian Cress

A vibrant colour combination of single and semi-double, red and peach flowers set above attractive dark green foliage. Nasturtium 'Rumba Mix' is easy to grow, creating a carpet of colour in beds, borders or containers where its lax habit tumbles over the edge, freely flowering all summer. Try growing Nasturtiums in the vegetable plot too and use the edible flowers and leaves to brighten salads. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 35cm (14").


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

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    • 1 packet (30 seeds)

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    • £2.09

Marigold 'Konstance'

Tagetes patula x erecta, Afro-French Marigold

Large, double mahogany blooms smother this fabulous Afro-French Marigold from midsummer right through to the autumn. Marigold ‘Konstance’ proved to be quite outstanding in T&M’s trials, combining the superb garden performance, resilience, and weather resistance of its French parentage with the showy blooms from its African lineage. These bushy little plants are neat and robust - just perfect for filling beds and containers or edging borders with long lasting colour. Height and spread: 35cm (14").

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

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    • 1 packet (100 marigold seeds)

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    • £0.99

Marigold 'Durango Bee' F1 Hybrid

Tagetes patula, French Marigold

A luxuriant variety with intense, rich, orange and yellow anemone-like flower heads, borne on branching, uniform plants. Exceptionally early flowering with outstanding garden performance. Height: 20-25cm (8-10in).

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

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    • 1 packet (40 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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    • £3.69

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 seeds)

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Mina lobata

Ipomoea lobata, Spanish Flag, Ipomoea versicolor, Quamoclit lobata

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An exotic looking climber, with twining stem ideal for rambling over trellises, fences etc. The flowers are very impressive with up to 12 per flower spike producing a spectacular combination as they age. They start off a most powerful and stunning bright red and as they mature they go from red to orange, orange to yellow and from yellow to white and all are out at the same time. A plant positively loaded with flowers is an impressive sight. Climbs to 120-180cm (4-6ft).
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    • 1 packet (16 seeds)

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Nasturtium 'Empress Of India'

Tropaeolum majus, Indian Cress

Deep velvety crimson flowers against dark foliage.

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

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Marigold 'Paprika'

Tagetes tenuifolia, Signet Marigold

Masses of small red, daisy-like flowers with a golden centre smother Marigold 'Paprika' all summer long. This pretty Signet marigold has a neatmound forming habit with finely cut, citrus scented foliage that smells fabulous as you brush past it. This pretty annual makes a vibrant addition to cottage garden borders, beds and containers for a colourful, long lasting display. Height and spread: 25cm (10").

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

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    • 1 packet (300 seeds)

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    • £1.99

Salvia splendens 'Blaze of Fire'

Scarlet Sage, Salvia splendens 'Fireball'

One of the most famous summer annual bedding plants, long flowering, early flowering, compact and neat. It is a frost tender annual. Ideal for bedding and edging. Other excellent sites are windowboxes and tubs. Flowers summer. Height 30cm (12in).
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    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

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    • £2.69