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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 'Striped Marvel'

Tagetes patula, French Marigold

Raised by a Scottish T&M customer. We are delighted to introduce such a refreshing break in colour. Each petal is evenly divided by a red and yellow stripe and this produces a thoroughly eye-catching effect. The bushy, uniform plants produce masses of flowers, excellent for bedding and particularly good for cutting, lasting well in water. Occasional all yellow bloom produced through climate stress. Height: 60-75cm (24-30in).

Culinary note: The citrus tasting flowers have many uses, try them in salads, sandwiches or seafood dishes too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (100 marigold seeds)

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    • £1.99 £0.99

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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    • £0.69

Lobelia erinus 'Blue Wings'

On T&M's trials we believe we have found the largest flowered bedding lobelia available. Exceptionally abundant cobalt blue flowers cover compact mounds of foliage. With superb weather resistance Lobelia 'Blue Wings' makes a sparkling addition to beds, containers, flower Pouches® and window-boxes. An easy to grow annual that is deservedly popular for its versatility and long flowering period. Height: 15cm (6"'). Spread: 20cm (8"'). More info
    • 1 packet (1000 lobelia seeds)

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Marigold 'Crackerjack Mixed'

Tagetes erecta, African Marigold

Big, bold double flowers in orange, gold and lemon borne well above the foliage. A very early and free flowering strain Flowers summer. Height 24in.

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    • 1 packet (250 marigold seeds)

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Rhodochiton atrosanguineum

Purple Bell Vine

Extremely beautiful rapid growing climber that starts flowering in June and continues until killed by frost. Delightful parasol-shaped fuchsia pink calyx with black/purple to crimson 2½in flowers within. Sunny pergolas, porches, walls. Flowers mid summer to autumn. More info
    • 1 packet (10 rhodochiton atrosanguineum seeds)

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Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Nonstop® Rose Petticoat' F1 Hybrid

Without doubt, a fantastic new colour to the 'Non-Stop®' series. Large,10cm (4in) eye-catching, deeply frilled, fully double blooms of white with a deep rose picotee. Height: 20-25cm (8-10in).

Culinary note: Add the bright coloured petals to sandwiches or salads for a light lemon taste and crisp texture. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (25 begonia seeds)

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    • £0.99

Antirrhinum pendula multiflora 'Chinese Lanterns' F1 Hybrid

Snapdragon

Trailing. A breeding triumph: cascading Antirrhinums! In a mixture of seven colours, including pure colours and bicolours, the "Snapdragon" flowers are borne on self branching, vigorous plants. Ideally made for hanging baskets, containers and window boxes. More info
    • 1 packet (20 antirrhinum seeds)

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Nasturtium 'Tom Thumb Mixed'

Tropaeolum majus, Indian Cress

Dwarf compact plants bearing brilliantly coloured single' flowers in a wide colour range. Easy plants, for beds, borders, containers and even dry sunny banks. Height 15-23cm (6-9in).

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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    • £2.29

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 lobelia seeds)

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    • £2.19

Antirrhinum majus 'Snappy Mix'

Antirrhinum majus, Snapdragon

New breeding has brought about the best bicolour snapdragon range we have ever seen. This vibrant mix offers a really long flowering period for truly eye-catching displays in beds and containers. The short height makes them ideal for front of borders and window box displays. Height and Spread: 25cm (10"). More info
    • 1 packet (50 antirrhinum seeds)

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    • £2.49

Cosmos bipinnatus 'Xanthos'

  • A totally new cosmos that's already causing a big stir!
  • Unique cosmos colour
  • Compact and early flowering
  • Garden performance guaranteed

Unique soft-yellow blooms are produced in profusion on compact dwarf plants, bringing real impact to patio containers, beds and borders. This early flowering cosmos will start to bloom in as little as 70 days from sowing, going on to offer to six months of colour from May to October - keep on top of the deadheading and new flowers will just keep coming!



Use the classy blooms en masse for an elegant feel to your displays, if not, set them in combination with other annuals to complement pastel shades or calm hot colours. The stand-out flowers also make a great underplanting to shrubs and hedging. These compact cosmos plants are the perfect option for exposed gardens where taller varieties would be blown about by the wind. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 40cm (16").
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    • 1 packet (30 cosmos seeds)

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    • £2.49
    • 2 packets (60 cosmos seeds)

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    • £4.49

Petunia milliflora 'Fantasy' F1 Hybrid

Petunia "Fantasy" has a habit which is not just a miniature but also compact. In fact they are 36 per cent the size of normal multiflora types and it means that plants don't become straggly and untidy but remain neat and uniform. This beautiful formulated mixture comes in a wide range of colours. They are highly floriferous with outstanding garden performance in most conditions and look a real knock-out in containers, baskets and border edging. 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 (75 petunia seeds)

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    • £0.99