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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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Marigold 'Zenith Mixed'

Tagetes patula x erecta, Afro-French Marigold

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The best ever bedding Marigold! Zenith is an Afro-French Hybrid, resulting in plants producing more flowers than almost as large as an African Marigold. Very bushy and vigorous plants producing masses of large crested or carnation-like flowers, in a wide range of yellows, reds, oranges and bicolour shades. Outstanding weather resistance. Ideal for planting en-masse creating the 'wow' factor in borders or containers. Height: 30-35cm (12-14in).

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)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.49

Petunia hybrida grandiflora 'Superbissima'

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The largest Petunia flowers we have ever seen, bred on from those available over 100 years ago! Robust plants produce huge 10-15cm (4-6in) wide exotic looking frilly blooms, in an attractive mixture of pinks, reds and purples, each with rich veining and attractive dark eyes. An eye-catching addition to borders or containers. Height: 30-35cm (12-14in). 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.
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    • 1 packet (50 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £3.49

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

Heliotrope 'Dwarf Marine'

Heliotropium, Cherry Pie, Heliotropium peruvianum

Once you've experienced the sweet, pungent scent, coming from Heliotrope, or 'cherry pie' as it is commonly called, on a still summer evening you won't want to be without it. Few plants can fill the air with such a heady fragrance as this. Marine is a royal purple, large flowered yet compact form with attractive, dark green foliage and bushy habit. Excellent for beds, borders and as a summer flowering pot plant. Flowers summer. Height 45cm (18in). More info
    • 1 packet (150 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.99

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

Marigold 'Sunburst Mixed' F1 Hybrid

Tagetes patula x erecta, Afro-French Marigold

A superb four-colour marigold cross, Sunburst Mixed combines the flower power, garden performance and great weather resistance of a French marigold with fabulous flowers that are almost as large as those of an African marigold. Spectacular planted in large drifts as part of a bedding display as well as in large containers.


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)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.49

Zinnia elegans 'Magellan Mixed' F1 Hybrid

Uniform, bushy, free-flowering plants produce large, fully double blooms of exceptional quality and weather resistance. Ideal planted in borders and containers for a knock-out display all summer. Height: 30-35cm (12-14in).
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    • 1 packet (10 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.49

Celosia argentea var. cristata 'Fresh Look Red & Yellow'

Cockscomb, Plumosa group

These ideal partners will add a refreshing flow to your summer bedding displays or containers. Traditionally used as a pot plant, new breeding has turned Celosia Fresh Look into an outstanding garden performer, flowering non-stop all summer long. More info
    • 1 packet (50 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.89

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