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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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Gourd 'Snakes'

Trichosanthes cucumerina

Grow your own slippery snake! Unusual pale green narrow gourds that twist and curl, then, once dried, can be painted with your personalised snake pattern. NOT EDIBLE - Use acrylic paints to create your own designs. More info
    • 1 packet (5 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.69

Gourd 'Speckled Swans'

Lagenaria siceraria, Calabash Gourd

Speckled Swans with life-like crooked necks, in an unusual two-tone green pattern that when dried, can be painted to a colour of your choice! NOT EDIBLE - Use acrylic paints to create your own designs.
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    • 1 packet (10 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.69

Gourd 'Autumn Glory'

Cucurbita pepo

A hand selected mixture of small gourds in a wide range of colours and shapes including smooth skinned, warted and winged types. These ornamental fruits are ideal for adding to autumn floral decorations, or used as varnished ornaments around the home.
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    • 1 packet (25 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.69

Gourd 'Russian Dolls'

Lagenaria siceraria, Calabash Gourd

Unusual, doll-shaped gourds that can be harvested at various sizes, dried and painted to your own design, creating a family of Russian dolls. NOT EDIBLE - Use acrylic paints to create your own designs. More info
    • 1 packet (10 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.69

Gourd 'Ornamental Collection'

Lagenaria siceraria, Trichosanthes cucumerina, Calabash Gourd

One packet each of Gourd - Snakes, Speckled Swans and Russian Dolls (Cucurbita pepo). Gourd - Snakes: Grow your own slippery snake! Unusual pale green narrow gourds that twist and curl, then, once dried, can be painted with your personalised snake pattern. Gourd - Speckled Swans: Speckled Swans with life-like crooked necks, in an unusual two-tone green pattern that when dried, can be painted to a colour of your choice! Use acrylic paints. Gourd - Russian Dolls (Cucurbita pepo): Unusual, doll-shaped gourds that can be harvested at various sizes, dried and painted to your own design, creating a family of Russian dolls. ALL NOT EDIBLE - Use acrylic paints to create your own designs. More info
    • 3 packets - 1 of each variety (25 seeds in total)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £3.99

Snake Gourd - RHS Garden Explorers Children's Seeds

Trichosanthes cucumerina

I'm a strange 'gourd' that makes an exciting plant to grow as I have fruits that look like slippery snakes! When my fruits are dried you can paint me with spots, stars, stripes or whatever you like! Height: 2m. Why Not invite your friends round and see who can paint the brightest or craziest snake? More info
    • 1 packet (5 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.49

Cucumber 'Decorative Ornamental Mixed'

Cucumis, Ornamental Cucumber

These ornamental cucumbers are fun and easy to grow, producing a mixture of inedible, decorative fruits, with smooth patterned and unusual spiky skins. This half hardy annual climber makes an intriguing and decorative border plant for the border or patio containers. Pick the fascinating fruits and use them for autumn decorations indoors where they will last for up to 3 months. Height: 180cm (71”). Spread: 45cm (18”). More info
    • 1 packet (25 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £0.69

Gourd 'Crown Of Thorns'

Cucurbita pepo

Wonderful small fruits of creamy-white to green and yellow striped. Uniquely shaped, resembling a crown.
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    • 1 packet (25 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.89

Gourd 'Russian Dolls' - Kew for Kids Children's Seeds

Lagenaria siceraria, Calabash Gourd

Unusual, doll-shaped gourds that can be harvested at various sizes, dried and painted to your own design, creating a family of Russian dolls.NOT EDIBLE - Use acrylic paints to create your own designs. More info
    • 1 packet (10 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.59

Swan Gourd - RHS Garden Explorers Children's Seeds

Lagenaria siceraria, Calabash Gourd

I'm a fun plant to grow as I have spotted fruits with a long neck that make me look like an elegant swan. When my fruits are dried you can paint me with faces or leave me looking like a swan. Height: 2m. Why Not invite your friends round to see who can paint the most beautiful or funniest animal or bird?
More info
    • 1 packet (5 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.49