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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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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 cosmos seeds)

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    • £2.99

Nasturtium 'Phoenix'

Tropaeolum minus, Indian Cress

Curious split petals make the flame-like flowers of Nasturium 'Phoenix' particularly eye catching. Prolific and free flowering, the blooms are produced in abundance in beautiful fiery shades of gold, orange and red. Like all Nasturtiums, it's easy to grow. Let its bushy stems spill from hanging baskets and window boxes or create a carpet of colour in beds and borders. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 35cm (14").

Culinary note: The peppery flavour of the leaves and colourful flowers will enrich salads and the unripened seeds can used like capers – delicious combined with cream cheese or butter in canapés. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (25 nasturtium seeds)

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    • £2.69

Marigold 'Tomato Growing Secret'

Tagetes patula, French Marigold

Canny gardeners have been growing white fly repelling African and French marigolds alongside their tomatoes for decades. But we know that some marigolds make better white fly deterrents than others, and we've discovered the best there is! We're keeping the variety name under wraps, but we're happy to make it available to serious tomato growers. Try it this season alongside greenhouse and outdoor tomatoes - you'll even see your tomato plants grow better and bear more fruit with our marigolds around them.

 

Culinary note: French Marigold flowers are edible.

Culinary note: The citrus tasting flowers have many uses, try them in salads, sandwiches or seafood dishes too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (50 marigold seeds)

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Marigold 'Bonita Mixed'

Tagetes patula, French Marigold

A sparkling mixture of free flowering, large carnation-sized blooms. Superb for bedding. Height 12in.

Culinary note: The citrus tasting flowers have many uses, try them in salads, sandwiches or seafood dishes too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (200 marigold seeds)

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    • £1.99
    • 1 packet (53 marigold seeds - seed tape)

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    • £2.99

Aster 'Milady Mixed'

Callistephus chinensis, China Aster

Excellent for bedding , these plants are robust, bushy and very wilt resistant. Well formed, globular, weather resistant flowers in blue, pink, rose, rose-red and white are produced over a long period. Useful as a summer flowering pot plant, for window boxes etc. More info
    • 1 packet (150 aster seeds)

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    • £2.99

Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid

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A best seller, Begonia Apricot Shades is as versatile as it is beautiful! Large, cascading double blooms in sunshine shades of apricot and lemon will pour from your containers from July to October. These tuberous begonias will perform whatever the weather, in sun or semi shade. The trailing habit of Begonia Apricot Shades makes them ideal for hanging baskets, window boxes and flower pouches for a really impressive display that will light up even a shady corner. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

Culinary note: Add the bright coloured petals to sandwiches or salads for a light lemon taste and crisp texture. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (15 begonia seeds)

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    • £3.99

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 nasturtium seeds)

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    • £2.69

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: The peppery flavour of the leaves and colourful flowers will enrich salads and the unripened seeds can used like capers – delicious combined with cream cheese or butter in canapés. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (30 nasturtium seeds)

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    • £2.29

Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Show Angels Mixed' F1 Hybrid

These exquisite begonias are the premier basket and container plant. With pendulous habit and an abundance of large, mostly fully double flowers, the selection contains some delightful picotees. They flower early, are uniform with vigour, and have good mildew resistance. Well worth the money! Height: 20-25cm (8-10in).

Culinary note: Add the bright coloured petals to sandwiches or salads for a light lemon taste and crisp texture. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (40 begonia seeds)

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    • £0.99

Bidens ferulifolia 'Golden Eye'

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From T&M's own breeding program comes this prostrate form of Bidens, Ideally suited for baskets and containers or tumbling over low walls, the bright yellow flowers and ferny foliage will enhance the summer sunshine in any garden. Flowers summer. Height: 25-30cm (10-12in).
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    • 1 packet (75 bidens seeds)

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    • £2.99

Nasturtium 'Milkmaid'

Tropaeolum majus, Indian Cress

An almost white Nasturtium, featuring delicate blooms in captivating moonlit shades, the closest to white ever. Use this soft contrast in your beds, borders and containers for continuous summer colour. Easy to grow in a range of situations.

Culinary note: The peppery flavour of the leaves and colourful flowers will enrich salads and the unripened seeds can used like capers – delicious combined with cream cheese or butter in canapés. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (30 nasturtium seeds)

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    • £2.99