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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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Salpiglossis sinuata 'Black Trumpets'

Painted Tongue

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Richly coloured Salpiglossis 'Black Trumpets' bears stunning, deep burgundy, almost black blooms, each attractively veined, with a golden eye at their throats. This dwarf, bushy and free flowering variety adds that exotic feel to your garden giving useful height to borders. The sturdy stems of this half hardy annual also make this a striking cut flower. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 30cm (12").

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    • 1 packet (50 salpiglossis seeds)

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    • £1.99

Busy Lizzie 'Divine Mixed' (New Guinea)

Impatiens x hawkeri

Cut the risk of disease with this robust, downy mildew resistant New Guinea Impatiens. Busy Lizzie 'Divine' flowers endlessly, in a wonderful bright colour mix, from June to November on strong, spreading plants that will quickly fill pots and cover beds and borders. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 35cm (14"). More info
    • 1 packet (15 Busy Lizzie seeds)

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    • £4.29

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

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

Marigold 'Bonita Mixed'

Tagetes patula, French Marigold

A sparkling mixture of free flowering, large carnation-sized blooms. Superb for bedding. Height 12in.

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

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    • 1 packet (200 marigold seeds)

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    • £1.99

Amaranthus tricolor 'Joseph's Coat'

Chinese Spinach, Tampala, Callaloo

An improved form with yellow-scarlet and green foliage all on one plant, it makes a striking bedding plant for its foliage alone and produces erect brush like deep red 6in flower spikes which are good for cutting. Also suitable for growing in 5-6in pots. Flowers late summer. Height: 45-60cm (18-24in). More info
    • 1 packet (100 amaranthus seeds)

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    • £3.39

Marigold 'Boy O' Boy Yellow'

Tagetes patula, French Marigold

A counterpart to Boy O' Boy Orange with large bright yellow, double crested flowers which are produced prolifically from early June until frosts. A petite bright and cheerful variety very suited for windowboxes and the front of the border as well as bedding, tubs etc. Flowers all summer.

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

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    • 1 packet (115 marigold seeds)

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    • £2.29

Marigold 'Durango Bee' F1 Hybrid

Tagetes patula, French Marigold

A luxuriant variety with intense, rich, orange and yellow anemone-like flower heads, borne on branching, uniform plants. Exceptionally early flowering with outstanding garden performance. Height: 20-25cm (8-10in).

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

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    • 1 packet (40 marigold seeds)

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    • £2.69

Petunia hybrida 'Salmon Velvet' F1 Hybrid

The best ever trailing Petunia from seed! Following the success of our customer favourite Purple Velvet we have the next colour in the series - Salmon Velvet. These will outperform expensive cutting-raised Surfinia Petunias. Producing trailing stems up to 1m (3ft) in length, continuously smothered in blooms all summer until the first frosts. Can also be planted in borders, where it will make very effective ground cover. 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. More info
    • 1 packet (12 petunia seeds)

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    • £3.69

Bacopa cordata 'Snowtopia White'

Sutera cordata

  • Spectacular trailing habit

The trailing, evergreen stems of this half-hardy basket filler bear a smothering of snow white flowers throughout summer. Let bacopa plants tumble from mixed patio containers and baskets for a brilliant display throughout summer. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 45cm (18").


Please note: This seed is sold as a multi-seeded pellet for easy sowing into modules or Jiffy 7's to aid easy planting.

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    • 1 packet (10 bacopa pellets)

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    • £3.89

Antirrhinum nanum 'Black Prince'

Snapdragon

Deep crimson flowers and bronze foliage. More info
    • 1 packet (750 antirrhinum seeds)

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    • £2.99

Nemesia strumosa 'KLM'

Cape Jewels

The top petals are rich blue in clear contrast to the lower petals' creamy whiteness. Lots of flowers, smaller than the large flowered strains, even in height 25cm (10in) and with universal appeal. Named after the Dutch airway KLM whose company colours are blue and white. An excellent companion to our red and white Nemesia Mello. Use it in beds, borders etc, to brighten up the garden or in tubs, planters, on the patio or even as a windowsill pot plant. Flowers summer. Height 25cm (10in.)

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    • 1 packet (400 nemesia seeds)

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    • £0.99