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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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Cucamelon 'Melothria'

Melothria scabra, Mexican gherkhin, Mouse Melon

  • This year's must-have, decorative, fruiting climber, ideal for planters

If you want to be on trend in the kitchen and in the garden, join top chefs and celeb gardeners by putting the unusual fruits of cucamelon on your menu this season. This easy to grow fruiting climber performs strongly on a sunny patio or border and even better in the greenhouse, producing heavy crops of mini melon fruits tasting of cucumber with a twist of lime! Eat the grape-sized fruits fresh from the vine all through summer, but do try to save some for salads, salsas and pickles!


The vigorous decorative foliage makes this lush climber truly dual purpose - grow this trendy patio fruit on an ornate obelisk and make it a talking point feature of your summer garden. For maximum fruit production, stop main stems at 2.4m (8ft) and trim back all side shoots to 45cm (18"). Height: 2.4m (8ft). Spread: 50cm (20").
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    • 1 packet (20 cucamelon seeds)

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    • £1.99

Morning Glory 'Milky Way'

Ipomoea purpurea, Convolvulus purpureus, Pharbitis purpurea

A glorious climber which is free flowering and self clinging. Spreading pure elegance wherever it should wander. Milky Way features the purest white blooms flanked by rich maroon striping. Vigorous and ideal for quick effect. Height: 120-180cm (4-6ft).

CAUTION : Seeds are very poisonous.

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    • 1 packet (25 morning glory seeds)

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    • £0.69

Lobelia erinus 'Blue Wings'

On T&M's trials we believe we have found the largest flowered bedding lobelia available. Exceptionally abundant cobalt blue flowers cover compact mounds of foliage. With superb weather resistance Lobelia 'Blue Wings' makes a sparkling addition to beds, containers, flower Pouches® and window-boxes. An easy to grow annual that is deservedly popular for its versatility and long flowering period. Height: 15cm (6"'). Spread: 20cm (8"'). More info
    • 1 packet (1000 lobelia 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 mina lobata seeds)

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    • £2.99

Morning Glory 'Lazy Luxe'

Ipomoea purpurea, Convolvulus purpureus, Pharbitis purpurea

Possibly the best-ever mixture of Morning Glory! Ten fabulous colours especially selected to all flower at a similar time, creating an eye-catching summer display. An easy-to-grow and vigorous climber, flowering all summer until the first frosts.

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    • 1 packet (35 morning glory seeds)

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Morning Glory (Moonflower)

Ipomoea alba, Belle de Nuit, Calonyction aculeatum, Ipomoea bona-nox

Fragrant, 10-15cm (4-6in) creamy white blooms open in the evening and close before mid-day. Cut for evening table arrangements. Climbs to 240-300cm (8-10ft). More info
    • 1 packet (15 morning glory seeds)

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Mimosa pudica

Sensitive Plant

"Sensitive Plant", so called because the leaflets fold up in a most spectacular manner when touched or blown by the wind. Run your hand over the plant and the leaves will fold up and the leaf stalk will drop as if on a hinge. The movements are quickest with young plants in bright sunshine. They return to their normal condition in a few minutes. More info
    • 1 packet (100 mimosa seeds)

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Morning Glory 'Carnevale di Venezia'

Ipomoea purpurea, Convolvulus purpureus, Pharbitis purpurea

A vigorous climber producing masses of spectacular, striped blue and pink blooms with intricate markings, as if painted individually. Flowers all summer, transforming your garden with all the dazzling colours of the Venice Carnival. Twining climber to 2m (6ft). More info
    • 1 packet (35 morning glory seeds)

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Schizanthus 'Dwarf Bouquet Mixed'

Butterfly Flower, Poor Man's Orchid

Schizanthus Dwarf Bouquet Mixed are smothered in crimson, rose, amber, pink and salmon blooms. Schizanthus are ideal for borders, containers or as a houseplant. Height: 30-38cm (12-15in). More info
    • 1 packet (140 schizanthus seeds)

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Morning Glory 'Split Personality'

Ipomoea purpurea, Convolvulus purpureus, Pharbitis purpurea

Dedicated breeding has helped create an exciting new flower shape, where many of the blooms are set as perfect stars due to gentle splits between the petals. These distinct flowers are magenta pink with a white centre. A splendid climber, ideal for trelliswork, fences, poles, etc.

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    • 1 packet (20 morning glory seeds)

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    • £0.69

Thunbergia alata 'Superstar Orange'

Black-eyed Susan

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A stunning bright orange Black-Eyed Susan with the largest flowers we have ever seen on a seed raised Thunbergia. Vigorous plants quickly cover a trellis against a sunny fence, or look spectacular growing up an obelisk in a container.
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    • 1 packet (12 thunbergia seeds)

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    • £3.99

Morning Glory 'Flying Saucers'

Ipomoea tricolor, Ipomoea rubrocaerulea

A free-flowering vigorous climber for quickly covering trelliswork, obelisks and fences. In summer, an abundance of exquisite white blooms with blue-mauve streaks are produced, their antique appearance giving an air of yesteryear. Climbs to 180-240cm (6-8ft). More info
    • 1 packet (35 morning glory seeds)

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    • £0.99