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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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Dahlia variabilis 'Bishop's Children'

A fiery mix of such striking colour, yet with the innocent flower faces of Bishop's Children. Mid-height, and blends extremely well into borders. However, be warned that a colour eruption may occur! Spectacular in bedding and containers, and as a cut flower.Height: 60-75cm (24-30 inches). Planting distance 12-18 inches.
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    • 1 packet (50 seeds)

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    • £2.99

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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    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

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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 pellets)

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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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    • 1 packet (50 seeds)

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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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Dahlia variabilis 'Giant Hybrids Mixed'

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Huge flowered, double, semi-double and a few singles of the best cut flower varieties. Height: 90-150cm (3-5ft).

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    • 1 packet (40 seeds)

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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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Nasturtium 'Phoenix'

Tropaeolum minus, Indian Cress

Curious split petals make the flame-like flowers of Nasturium ‘Phoenix’ particularly eye catching. Prolific and free flowering, the blooms are produced in abundance in beautiful fiery shades of gold, orange and red. Like all Nasturtiums, it’s easy to grow. Let its bushy stems spill from hanging baskets and window boxes or create a carpet of colour in beds and borders. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 35cm (14"). More info
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Cosmos bipinnatus 'Rubenza'

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Wonderfully easy-to-grow plants which flower all summer until the first frosts. The dark, ruby-red blooms of Cosmos bippinatus Rubenza change to a lovely traditional rose red as they mature - their outstanding colour has earned them a Fleuroselect Novelty award. Cosmos bippinatus Rubenza shows excellent garden performance, especially planted in borders in drifts.
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    • 1 packet (60 seeds)

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Bacopa cordata 'Blutopia Blue'

Sutera cordata

A delightful plant with pale blue flowers which is spectacular when planted on its own or with other plants in baskets or containers. Sold as a multi-seeded pellet for easy sowing into modules or Jiffy 7's™ to aid easy planting. Height: 5-15cm (2-6in) - Trailing up to 45cm (18in).
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    • 1 packet (10 pellets)

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    • £3.89

Petunia x hybrida 'Purple Velvet' F1 Hybrid

The best ever basket petunia from seed! 'Purple Velvet' out-performs expensive cutting raised Surfinia petunias. Trailing stems, up to 1m (3ft) in length, are continuously smothered in velvety, purple blooms until the first frosts.Excellent for baskets and containers. 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 seeds)

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    • £3.69