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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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Marigold 'Paprika'

Tagetes tenuifolia, Signet Marigold

Masses of small red, daisy-like flowers with a golden centre smother Marigold 'Paprika' all summer long. This pretty Signet marigold has a neatmound forming habit with finely cut, citrus scented foliage that smells fabulous as you brush past it. This pretty annual makes a vibrant addition to cottage garden borders, beds and containers for a colourful, long lasting display. Height and spread: 25cm (10").

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

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    • 1 packet (300 marigold seeds)

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    • £1.99

Mesembryanthemum criniflorum 'Apricot Tutu'

Dorotheanthus bellidiformis, Livingstone Daisy, Ice Plant

Apricot Tu Tu creates a glowing display of gorgeous apricot, frilled blooms. A quick carpeting plant which will practically paint the ground in colour. Very tough and easily grown.

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    • 1 packet (200 mesembryanthemum seeds)

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    • £0.69

Salvia splendens 'Blaze of Fire'

Scarlet Sage, Salvia splendens 'Fireball'

One of the most famous summer annual bedding plants, long flowering, early flowering, compact and neat. It is a frost tender annual. Ideal for bedding and edging. Other excellent sites are windowboxes and tubs. Flowers summer. Height 30cm (12in).
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    • 1 packet (100 salvia seeds)

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    • £2.99

Nasturtium majus 'Orange Troika'

Tropaeolum

  • Unique trailing nasturtium

A vigorous trailing nasturtium with a neat compact habit. and vibrant orange flowers. Nasturtium 'Orange Troika' produces its colourful blooms above decorative marbled foliage so they will always be in full view. A stunning cascading variety for baskets and containers or used as a spreading groundcover in beds and borders. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 100cm (39").

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    • 1 packet (30 nasturtium seeds)

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    • £2.29

Salvia farinacea 'Fairy Queen'

Mealy Sage, Mealycup Sage

Unique breeding has brought us this very visually appealing Salvia. Bushy, compact plants bear multiple spikes of attractive blue and white bicoloured flowers on distinctive dark stems. Flowers all summer and continues through to October in borders or containers. Height: 35-45cm (14-18in).
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    • 1 packet (40 salvia seeds)

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Salvia 'Sahara Red'

Salvia splendens, Scarleyt Sage

This truly is an outstanding bedding salvia. We thought we had it covered with existing plants in our range, but the vigour and garden performance of Salvia 'Sahara Red' has truly amazed us. Vibrant red flowers are contrasted by perfectly dark green foliage and go on to out-perform all other red salvias with the longest flowering period. You're in for a treat with this easy grow summer essential. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 1 packet (40 salvia seeds)

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    • £1.99

Marigold 'Scarlet Sophie'

Tagetes patula, French Marigold

Spectacular camellia-like blooms - uniquely different, the rich russet red flowers trimmed with gold change to flame red as the flower ages. Early and smothered with blooms all season. Recommended for beds, borders, pots, window boxes etc. Flowers all summer. Height: 25-30cm (10-12in).

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

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    • 1 packet (100 marigold seeds)

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    • £2.99

Gazania splendens 'New Day Mix' F1 Hybrid

Treasure Flower

A sensational blend of vibrant Gazania, bringing together all forms of colours and stripes in one fabulous mix. The short stems support large, wide blooms that open quickly and remain open for longer. Gazania splendens 'New Day Mix' are ideal for adding long lasting colour to summer bedding schemes and patio containers. These versatile plants will even tolerate windy coastal positions. Height and spread: 25cm (10"). More info
    • 1 packet (20 gazania seeds)

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    • £3.49

Osteospermum 'Glistening White'

Dimorphotheca pluvialis, African Daisy, Rain Daisy, Dimorphotheca annua

From the South African countryside comes this classic, silky, pure white flowering plant. For the front of the border in full sun it certainly lives up to its name with the flowers a pure glistening white throughout the day, and closing up each evening. The flowers are borne in great profusion over the whole plant, magnificent for the border, pots, patios and all sunny places. More info
    • 1 packet (80 osteospermum seeds)

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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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    • 1 packet (200 mesembryanthemum seeds)

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    • £1.99

Phlox drummondii 'Starry Eyes'

Annual Phlox

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  • Taller than normal phlox
Free-flowering in a wonderful array of colours, this half-hardy annual is a must for annual borders and cottage gardens. Each brightly coloured bloom has a unique star pattern and emits a light fragrance. Easy to grow and weather tolerant, the bushy, compact habit of Phlox 'Starry Eyes' makes it ideal for planting in drifts at the edge of borders and in annual beds, performing equally well in containers. Slightly taller than normal annual phlox plants, Phlox 'Starry Eyes' is perfect for cutting for a fragrant arrangement indoors. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 1 packet (300 phlox seeds)

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    • £2.19

Phlox drummondii 'Moody Blues'

Annual Phlox

Free flowering in a beautiful range of attractive blue shades, this easy to grow, half hardy annual is a cottage garden classic. Phlox drummondii 'Moody Blues' has a compact bushy habit that makes it ideal for planting in loose drifts at the edge of borders, and performs equally well in containers. Annual Phlox also makes a delightful cut flower so you can enjoy it in your home too! Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 1 packet (175 phlox seeds)

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    • £1.99