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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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Nicotiana x sanderae 'Fragrant Cloud'

Tobacco Plant

A very attractive and free flowering type with large pure white sweetly scented flowers on sturdy plants.
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    • 1 packet (1000 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £2.19

Nicotiana sylvestris

Tobacco Plant, Woodland Tobacco

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This imposing half hardy annual has stout spikes bearing a cascading head of fragrant 3½in long white blooms. It grows to a height of 90-120cm (36-48in) making it an excellent subject for the border. Occasionally a short lived perennial in a warm sheltered site.
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    • 1 packet (2000 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £2.69

Nicotiana x sanderae 'Eau de Cologne Mixed' F1 Hybrid

Tobacco Plant

A specially selected blend, offering uniform, mid height plants, in a glowing colour range with upward facing blooms. The evening fragrance adds to their irresistible charm and elegance and is guaranteed to enhance your borders. More info
    • 1 packet (40 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £2.69

Nicotiana mutabilis 'Marshmallow'

Tobacco Plant

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Reintroduced following increasing interest by garden designers and visitors to our Open Days. Nicotiana Marshmallow is a very unusual and visually stunning variety which will add stature and fragrance to your summer borders. Above basal rossettes of large leaves, are formed masses of wiry stems are covered with a 'haze' of small blooms, each one fading through red, pink and white to give the effect of three flower colours on each plant.

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    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £1.99

Nicotiana x sanderae 'Perfume Deep Purple' F1 Hybrid

Tobacco Plant

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This fashionable deep-purple color adds a touch of class to summer displays when planted en-masse in borders. Ideal for container plantings, as well as filling the evening air with its delicate perfume.
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    • 1 packet (50 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £2.69

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
    • 1 packet (70 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £2.39

Nicotiana langsdorffii

Tobacco Plant, Langsdorff's Tobacco

A delightful annual from Chile and Brazil with tall branching stems and drooping sprays of apple green bells. Very exotic, yet easy to grow. Ideal for the back of the border or as a 'dot' plant among smaller bedding plants. Try growing it next to our Salvia pratensis, it looks superb. An absolute must for the flower arranger too! Height: 90-150cm (3-5ft)
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    • 1 packet (500 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £2.69

Nicotiana suaveolens

Tobacco Plant

Delightful, slender, white, nodding tubular blooms with a hint of blush, grace long, slender stalks shooting out from a base of mid-green leaves. Sweetly fragrant in the evening and early morning, adding a little height and a lot of style to your borders. Makes the perfect partner for its taller fragrant cousin, Nicotiana sylvestris. Height: 60-80cm (24-32in). More info
    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £1.99

Nicotiana Duo

Tobacco Plant

Collection comprises one packet each of:
Sylvestris - this imposing half hardy annual has stout spikes bearing a cascading head of fragrant 3½in long white blooms. It grows to a height of 90-120cm (36-48in) making it an excellent subject for the border. Occasionally a short lived perennial in a warm sheltered site.
Suavolens - delightful, slender, white, nodding tubular blooms with a hint of blush, grace long, slender stalks shooting out from a base of mid-green leaves. Sweetly fragrant in the evening and early morning, adding a little height and a lot of style to your borders. Height of 60-80cm (24-32in).
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    • 2 packets - 1 of each variety (2100 seeds in total)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
    • SAVE £1.19  
    • £4.68 £3.49

Nicotiana x sanderae 'Sensation Mixed'

Tobacco Plant

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A showy and compact variety with sweetly scented flowers which stay open all day in a brilliant range of colours. Recommended. Flowers summer to autumn. Height 60-90cm (24-36in).

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    • 1 packet (2000 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £0.69

Annual Flower Border Seed Collection

Summer flowering annuals are ideal for creating a quick and easy parade of colour for your borders and containers. With so many to choose from, it can be hard to decide which annuals to grow for the most effective display. We’ve grouped together varieties by height to help you make the best of your borders. Height and spread: up to 45cm (18").
  • Collection comprises:
  • Short Annuals
  • Cosmos 'Brightness' (100 seeds) - Semi-double blooms above mounds of feathery green foliage.
  • Antirrhinum 'Reminiscent Mixed' F1 Hybrid (50 seeds) - Pastel blooms are carried on compact, bushy plants.
  • Californian Poppy 'Jelly Beans' (125 seeds) - Fully double blooms in a vibrant colour range.
  • Marigold 'Vanilla Cream' (50 seeds) - Gorgeous double blooms on neat bushy plants.
  • Zinnia 'Zahara Mixed' (15 seeds) - Possibly the best mixture of dwarf bedding zinnias available.
  • Medium Annuals
  • Calendula 'Neon' (100 seeds) - Glowing orange, double flowers edged in burgundy.
  • Wild Poppy 'Flanders' (2000 seeds) - Ideal for creating a bright splash of colour.
  • Rudbeckia 'All Sorts Mixed' (170 seeds) - Doubles, singles, quilled blooms and more.
  • Cerinthe 'Major Purpurascens' (10 seeds) - Unusual, nodding, rich purple flowers, surrounded by blue-purple bracts.
  • Dahlia 'Bishops Children' (50 seeds) - A fiery mix for a bright splash of long lasting colour.
  • Tall Annuals
  • Nicotiana sylvestris (2000 seeds) - Stout spikes bearing a cascading heads of fragrant white blooms.
  • Cosmos 'All sorts mixed' (100 seeds) - A colourful mix including the much-sought-after picotees and stripes.
  • Nasturtium 'Jewel of Africa' (25 seeds) - Variegated climbing Nasturtiums in a balanced mixture of colours.
  • Sweet Pea 'Fragrantissima' (35 seeds) - An even balance of colour and fragrance.
  • Ammi 'Graceland' (100 seeds) - Lacy white flower heads float above ferny foliage.
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    • 15 varieties - 1 packet of each (4930 seeds in total)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
    • SAVE £16.96  
    • £41.95 £24.99

Gomphocarpus physocarpus

Swan Plant, Hairy Balls, Asclepias physocarpa

A slender, deciduous shrub, often treated as an annual. Quick and easy to grow, producing stems of insignificant flowers that magically transform into unusual translucent , soft, spiny balloons. Adds fun to borders and cut flower arrangements. More info
    • 1 packet (30 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £1.79