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Hardy annuals can be sown directly into their flowering positions in the spring and will tolerate a certain amount of cold. Well-known flowers such as sweet peas, poppies, stocks and sunflowers fall under this category, as do some of the more unusual flowers - gomphocarpus & ratibida for example.You may also like to view our range of half-hardy annual seeds which can be sown in early spring.
Lobularia maritima procumbens, Alyssum maritimum, Sweet Alison, Sweet AlyssumThis vigorous, uniform variety will quickly form a sweetly scented carpet of snow white flowers. The long lasting blooms of Alyssum 'Avalanche' begin early and continue throughout the season, creating a refreshingly clean, bright display in beds, borders, rockeries and patio containers. With a toughness that belies its delicate appearance, sweet alyssum is surprisingly wind tolerant and makes a useful plant in coastal areas. Height: 6cm (2”). Spread: 25cm (10”). More info
Lavatera trimestris 'Dwarf Pink Blush'
Mallow, Annual LavateraThe perfect 'last minute annual', lavatera are quick-growing and are oh so easy to sow! Lavatera 'Dwarf Pink Blush' produces superb, miniature bushy plants, dressed in pretty pink, cup-shaped blooms. Lovely! Height: 70cm (28"). Spread: 45cm (18"). More info
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