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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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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 seeds)

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    • £2.69

Lobelia pendula 'Monsoon'

  • Attractive late summer bronze foliage
If you liked Lobelia 'Crystal Palace' then this trailing version is sure to appeal. With a vigorous cascading habit and masses of deep blue flowers, Lobelia 'Monsoon' is ideal for filling baskets and containers or spilling over low walls and rockeries. The bright green summer foliage matures to a rich shade of bronze as the autumn approaches for a spectacular late summer display. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 1 packet (650 seeds)

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Zinnia elegans 'Purple Prince'

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Outstanding in Thompson & Morgan trials, these robust plants show excellent garden performance, flowering over a long period and producing an abundance of fully double, deep pink-purple, dahlia-like flowers. This is a taller-than-usual variety of zinnia which will add colour and height to border displays as well as to cut flower arrangements. Zinnia Purple Prince will flower all summer until the first frosts, attracting bees and butterflies as well as the admiration of your neighbours!

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Marigold 'Tomato Growing Secret'

Tagetes patula, French Marigold

For many decades in certain parts of the old world it has been the practice to grow African or French marigolds of a certain type to repel white fly on tomatoes in greenhouses or outdoors. It has also been found that the tomatoes grow better and bear more fruit with marigolds around them.

 

Culinary note: French Marigold flowers are edible.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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Morning Glory 'Heavenly Blue'

Ipomoea tricolor, Ipomoea rubrocaerulea

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Gorgeous sky blue flowers, up to 6cm (2½in) across that open in the morning, appear throughout summer on this free-flowering, elegant climber. Also suitable for greenhouse or conservatory growing. Prefers a sunny, sheltered, warm site; Beautiful climber ideal for warm site trellis, fences, poles, etc.
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Zinnia elegans 'Pop Art Golden & Red'

  • Fleuroselect Approved Novelty
This magnificent variety is a worthy winner of its Fleuroselect Novelty award. The large golden blooms, carried on tall stems, are flecked and splashed with intricate red markings, making each bloom completely unique. These long lasting zinnia flowers are particularly attractive to butterflies and make a superb cut flower too. Zinnia elegans 'Pop Art Golden & Red' is perfect for creating an eye catching splash of colour in beds and borders. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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Marigold 'Dune Mixed'

Tagetes erecta, African Marigold

From the best of British breeding this outstanding African marigold offers amazing garden and container performance, in an eye-catching mixture of yellow, gold and orange. The flowers of this superb annual have a unique petal formation which prevents excessive water being held in the blooms, making them extremely weather resistant. Superb value for money, Marigold 'Dune Mixed' is the best open-pollinated marigold available! Height and spread: 30cm (12”). More info
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Petunia x hybrida 'Super Cascade Improved' F1 Hybrid

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The first fully integrated petunia mixture. For hanging baskets, containers and walls. The Super Cascades are much freer flowering and will cascade in 8 different colours - blue, white, pink, blush, cerise, salmon, scarlet and violet from a formula blending of seed. Weather tolerance, heat and wet, is excellent, they bloom from planting out to frost and have good drought tolerance. 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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Mesembryanthemum 'Sparkles Mixed'

Dorotheanthus bellidiformis, Livingstone Daisy, Ice Plant

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At last! A plant that not only tolerates, but positively thrives in dry, hot, sunny borders and rockeries! The succulent, fleshy-leaved plants cover the ground quickly, and become clothed in a rich carnival of colour all summer long.

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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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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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Zinnia elegans 'Whirlygig Mixed'

Fill your beds and borders with these distinctly marked, brightly coloured, semi cactus-like blooms, each with contrasting petal tips. Zinnia elegans 'Whirlygig Mixed' is an outstanding garden performer, freely flowering throughout the summer. These vibrant zinnia flowers are ideal for attracting bees and butterflies to your garden and also make an attractive cut flower for a vase indoors. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 30cm (12”).
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