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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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Snake Gourd - RHS endorsed seeds for children

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?

These seeds are endorsed by the RHS.

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    • 1 packet (5 snake gourd seeds)

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    • £1.69

Swan Gourd - RHS endorsed seeds for children

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?

These seeds are endorsed by the RHS.

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    • 1 packet (5 swan gourd seeds)

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Petunia grandiflora 'Double Cascade Burgundy Plum Vein' F1 Hybrid

Giant, fully double flowers of burgundy or plum veined, often more than 10cm (4in) across! Add to this its cascading habit and you have one of the very best basket and container plants creating a waterfall of pleated powderpuffs all summer long. Height: 23-30cm (9-12in). 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.Click here to buy now. More info
    • 1 packet (25 petunia seeds)

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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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Nasturtium 'Climbing Mixed'

Tropaeolum majus, Indian Cress

These long-flowering vigorous climbing plants look spectacular when trained over walls, fences and hedges. They lack tendrils, but will scramble happily over trellis work, sheds, fences etc. Flowers summer-autumn. Climber.

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 (40 nasturtium seeds)

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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 '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
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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.

Press release: Chance find becomes Thompson & Morgan's Flower of the Year

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    • 1 packet (30 nasturtium seeds)

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Nasturtium 'Jewel of Africa'

Tropaeolum majus, Indian Cress

T&M own breeding. At last! Variegated climbing Nasturtiums. Available in a balanced mixture of yellows, reds, creams and peach/pinks with foliage which is attractively marbled and striped with cream, against a light green background. They make fantastic, dramatic container and basket plants or simply use them for effective ground cover. They also look good trailing and climbing over conifers, hedges and short walls. Please Note: Occasionally some plants produce pure green foliage, many but not all will develop variegation at a later stage.

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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Portulaca grandiflora 'Happy Hour Mixture'

Rose Moss, Purslane

These dwarf trailing succulents simply love hot, dry conditions, making them perfect for ground cover, tumbling down banks or spilling out from rockeries. The large, semi double blooms open in full sun to reveal their spectacular tropical colours against a backdrop of fleshy foliage. Portulaca grandiflora 'Happy Hour Mixture' is drought tolerant once established and copes well with coastal conditions. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 1 packet (80 portulaca 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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Petunia x hybrida 'Baby Gioconda Mixed' F1 Hybrid

Petunia x hybrida 'Baby Gioconda Mixed' showed superb performance in our T&M trials, in all weather conditions. F1 hybrid vigour and a low, spreading habit ensure a dense covering of foliage and masses of trumpet blooms in a lovely range of colours. Although smaller than some varieties, the vibrant flowers of this are borne in profusion, filling beds, borders and patio containers with weather resistant colour. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 60cm (24"). More info
    • 1 packet (20 petunia seeds)

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