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Hardy Annual Seeds


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.



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Sweet Pea 'Fragrantissima'

Lathyrus odoratus

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Sweet Pea 'Fragrantissima' embraces the full colour spectrum from white, through all the pink shades, reds, blues, purples, bicolours, and stripes. This large flowered mix has been carefully blended to ensure an even balance of colour and fragrance. Enjoy them in the garden, grown against walls and fences, or cut some of the sturdy, straight stems for a vase indoors. Height: 200cm (79"). Spread: 30cm (12").


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    • 1 packet (35 seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.99

Wildflower 'Honey Bee Flower Mixed'

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A blend of 19 species of nectar and pollen rich annual and perennial wildflowers, which are proven favourites of honey bees in our gardens. Our special selection provides forage over a long season making it an invaluable food source for bees. This colourful wild flower mix is perfect for those gardeners with their own honeybee hives, or those wishing to encourage bees into their gardens. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 30cm (12”).

1 gram of seed sows an area of approximately 1 square metre.

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    • 1 packet (1 gram)

    • Despatch: By end of June 2014
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    • £1.99

Sweet Pea 'Scent Infusion' - Part of the Alan Titchmarsh Collection

Lathyrus odoratus

 
    Sweet Peas have got to be my favourites. Just one sniff of their heady fragrance and my head is full of memories. This super, hand-made blend - Sweet Pea 'Scent Infusion', features only the best fragrant varieties. Height: 180cm (71"). Spread: 30cm (12").


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    How to grow sweet peas

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      • 1 packet (25 seeds)

      • Despatch: By end of June 2014
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      • £1.99

    Calendula officinalis nana 'Fruit Twist'

    English Marigold, Marigold, Pot Marigold

    • Easy to grow delightful dwarf mix
    A delightful dwarf calendula in a zesty mix of citrus colours. Calendula 'Fruit Twist' is early flowering, with the edible, daisy-like blooms adding bright drifts of colour to a sunny border. A quick and easy to grow annual for almost any garden situation, and even grows well in coastal areas. Sow in September for an eye-catching late spring display, or sow in spring for summer flowering. Height: 15cm (6”). Spread: 20cm (8”).

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

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      • 1 packet (80 seeds)

      • Despatch: Within 3 days
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      • £2.49

    Californian Poppy 'Jelly Beans'

    Eschscholzia californica , California Poppy

    Fully double blooms in a vibrant colour range glisten above a mass of feathery blue-green foliage. These dainty hardy annuals are tougher than they appear and positively thrive on poor, dry soils. The papery flowers attract bees and hoverflies, and make excellent, if short-lived, cut flowers. California poppies are easy to grow in beds and borders, or let them self seed throughout gravel gardens to form natural drifts. Height: 25cm (10”). Spread: 25cm (10”).
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      • 1 packet (125 seeds)

      • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    Annual Early Flowering Mixed

    • New in 2014
    • Flowers in just 40 days!
    This delightful mixture of annual plants is quick to flower and includes varieties which bloom at different times for an ever-changing display. Easy to grow, the airy and colourful blooms are attractive to bees and butterflies, and will appear from early summer right through until September. Grow this annual early flowering mixture in beds, borders and wildlife gardens for a pretty and informal summer display. Mixture includes Cosmos, Calendula, Coreopsis, cornflowers, and Gypsophila among others. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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      • 1 gram

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      • £0.99

    Sweet Pea 'Sweet Dreams'

    Lathyrus odoratus

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    A world exclusive collection of distinctly different sweet pea flowers - we believe 'Sweet Dreams' to be the best mixture ever! Each and every one, including many award winning varieties, has been selected for outstanding fragrance, exhibition standard blooms and superb growing performance. These cottage garden favourites are superb for cutting and the more blooms you cut, the more they will flower! Pop a few stems in a vase to fill a whole room with fragrance. Grow sweet peas against a sunny fence or trained on a free standing obelisk. For an informal display, let them scramble through mature shrubs. Height: 1.8m (6'). Spread: 30cm (12”).

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    How to grow sweet peas

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      • 1 packet (60 seeds)

      • Despatch: Within 3 days
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      • £2.99

    Sweet Pea 'Sugar n Spice'™

    Lathyrus odoratus

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    This specially bred dwarf sweet pea is guaranteed to spice up your containers and baskets with its unmissable fragrance. Sweet Pea 'Sugar n Spice' comes in a spectacular colour range, including bicolours. The blooms are produced all along the short stems and from each leaf node, forming a ball of rich colour when planted in hanging baskets. The plants are naturally neat and compact so there is no need for pinching. Allow 15 plants per 35cm (14”) basket. Height and spread: 18cm (7”). .

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    How to grow sweet peas

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      • 1 packet (25 seeds)

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      • £2.99

    Sweet Pea 'Heirloom Bicolour Mixed'

    Lathyrus odoratus, Grandiflora Sweet Pea

    An impressive mixture of small-flowered, heirloom (Grandiflora type) sweet peas offering the widest range of beautifully scented bicolours. These old fashioned annual Sweet Peas are superb for cutting and the more blooms you cut, the more the plants will flower! Perfect for filling vases indoors with colour and perfume. Try covering a sunny fence or obelisk, or let them scramble through mature shrubs. Height: 200cm (79"). Spread: 30cm (12").

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    How to grow sweet peas

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      • 1 packet (25 seeds)

      • Despatch: Within 3 days
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      • £2.49

    Sweet Pea 'Floral Tribute'

    Lathyrus odoratus

    Frilly sweet pea flowers that both look and smell divine! Introducing our own mixture, Sweet Pea 'Floral Tribute', that provides outstanding fragrance and exhibition-standard blooms in a glorious array of colours. These cottage garden favourites are superb for cutting and the more blooms you cut, the more the plants will flower! Grow sweet peas against a sunny fence or trained on a free standing obelisk. For an informal display, let them scramble through mature shrubs. Height: 180cm (71”). Spread: 30cm (12”).

    Useful links:

    How to grow sweet peas

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      • 1 packet (45 seeds)

      • Despatch: Within 3 days
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      • £2.99

    Butterfly Mixture

    An exciting blend, specially selected to attract butterflies and other beneficial insects to your garden. Excellent for making attractive drifts of colour, and your garden a haven for wildlife. Easy to grow.


    1 gram of seed sows an area of approximately 1 square metre.

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      • 1 packet (1 gram)

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      • £2.69
      • 5 packets (5 grams)

      • Despatch: Within 3 days
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      • £9.99

    Dianthus barbatus 'Summer Sundae'

    Sweet William

    This exclusive blend has been specially selected to flower in the first year from seed, a completely new and exciting concept for Sweet Williams. Often grown as a biennial, this short lived perennial is ideal for cottage garden borders, beds and containers. Height: 45-60cm (18-24in).

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

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      • 1 packet (30 seeds)

      • Despatch: Within 3 days
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      • £2.99