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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.You may also like to view our range of half-hardy annual seeds which can be sown in early spring.



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Poppy (Wild)

Papaver rhoeas, Corn Poppy, Field Poppy, Flanders Poppy

Often seen sprinkling cornfields with its bright scarlet flowers. Ideal for creating a bright splash of colour in a sunny corner where little else will grow, or in the wild garden where it self seeds with ease. Flowers early summer. Height: 18-24 inches. Thompson & Morgan will donate 10p to Royal British Legion Industries (Registered charity no. 210063), for each packet of Poppy Flanders seeds sold, to provide work and support for disabled ex-Servicemen and women and their families.
Culinary note: Only the seeds of Papaver rhoeas are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.
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    • 1 packet (2000 poppy seeds)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £2.69

Cornflower 'The Bride'

Amberboa moschata, Centaurea moschata, Sweet Sultan

Amberboa 'The Bride' is an easy to grow annual with large, sweetly scented flowers in purest white. This stunning white cornflower is perfect for cutting and makes a lovely plant for filling gaps in summer borders. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 1 packet (50 cornflower seeds)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £2.99

Calendula officinalis 'Pink Surprise'

English Marigold, Marigold, Pot Marigold

A striking blend with a wonderful colour surprise! Amongst the fiery orange and yellow pot marigolds appears an intriguing calendula with delicately ruffled, blooms in a unique shade of apricot-pink. This beautiful mix of daisy-like flowers are excellent for cutting and can also be added to salads as an edible flower. Quick and easy to grow, Calendula 'Pink Surprise' makes a bright impact in beds, borders, and containers, and even grows well in coastal areas. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 45cm (18").

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. The light peppery taste of the flowers can be added to breads for extra flavour with a touch of colour. Can also be used as a substitute for saffron when colouring rice dishes. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (100 calendula seeds)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £0.99

Nigella damascena 'Moody Blues'

Love-In-A-Mist

An exquisite mixture of Love-in-a-Mist, bringing together some spectacular double blooms in a delightful range of blue shades, which are followed by attractive seedpods. Easy-to-grow and ideal for creating a soothing drift of colour in borders as well as making a dramatic cut or dried flower. Height: 50-60cm (20-24in).
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    • 1 packet (600 nigella seeds)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £2.99

Wildflowers 'Woodland Shade Mix'

Nature in a box - fill your garden with thousands of flowers with our Woodland Shade Mix'. Easy to grow mixes of glorious wild flowers to enhance your garden and attact beneficial bees and insects. Height: up to 60cm (24"). Spread: 20cm (8").


This mix comprises of: Achillea millefolium, Aquilegia vulgaris, Borago officinalis, Campanula Medium, Centaurea Montana, Cheiranthus maritimus, Delphinium consolida, Digitalis purpurea, Geum chiloense, Hesperis matronalis, Hypericum perforatum, Impatiens balsamina, Lathyrus odoratus, Linaria maroccana, Lobularia maritime, Lupinus polyphyllus, Malvus moschata, Malva sylvestris, Myosotis sylvatica, Nemophila insignis, Papaver rhoeas.


Net weight of box: 200g, including 15g seeds and 185g of vermiculite as a 'carrier' to help ensure the seed id distributed evenly when sowing

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    • 1 packet (15 grams of wildflower seed)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £5.99

Calendula officinalis 'Greenheart Orange'

English Marigold, Marigold, Pot Marigold

Rich orange, serrated petals form a floral 'ruff' around a lime-green centre. Quick and easy to grow, Calendula 'Greenheart Orange' copes in almost any garden situation, and even grows well in coastal areas. Also makes and excellent cut flower. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 45cm (18").

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. The light peppery taste of the flowers can be added to breads for extra flavour with a touch of colour. Can also be used as a substitute for saffron when colouring rice dishes. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (80 calendula seeds)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £0.99

Cerinthe major 'Purpurascens'

Honeywort

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The original species, native of S. Europe with sea green bracts often tinged in purple. The tubular flowers are a wonderful bicoloured contrast of yellow and maroon. May also be sown in situ.
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    • 1 packet (10 cerinthe seeds)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £3.69

Wildflowers 'Cornfield Annuals Mix'

Nature in a box - fill your garden with thousands of flowers with our 'Cornfield Annuals Mix'. Easy to grow mixes of glorious wild flowers to enhance your garden and attact beneficial bees and insects. Height: up to 60cm (24"). Spread: 20cm (8").


This mix comprises of: Field Poppy, Corn Chamomile, Corn Cockle, Cornflower, Corn Marigold, Grasses: Browntop Bent, Strong Creeping Red Fescue, Crested Dogstail, Meadow Fescue, Sheeps Fescue.


Net weight of box: 200g, including 15g seeds and 185g of vermiculite as a 'carrier' to help ensure the seed id distributed evenly when sowing

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    • 1 packet (15 grams of wildflower seed)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £5.99

Wildflowers 'Ultimate Mix'

Nature in a box - fill your garden with thousands of flowers with our 'Ultimate Mix'. Easy to grow mixes of glorious wild flowers to enhance your garden and attact beneficial bees and insects. Height: up to 60cm (24"). Spread: 20cm (8").


This mix comprises of: Field Poppy, Corn Marigold, Cornflower, Corn Cockle, Common Knapweed, Red Campion, Ox-Eye Daisy, Meadow Buttercup, Lady's Bedstraw, White Campion, Yarrow, Grasses: Browntop Bent, Strong Creeping Red Fescue, Crested Dogstail, Meadow Fescue, Sheeps Fescue.


Net weight of box: 200g, including 15g seeds and 185g of vermiculite as a 'carrier' to help ensure the seed id distributed evenly when sowing

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    • 1 packet (15 grams of wildflower seed)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £5.99

Calendula 'Art Shades'

English Marigold, Marigold, Pot Marigold

An easy to grow annual, excellent for bedding and borders, Calendula 'Art Shades' has large, frilled blooms in unusual shades ranging through apricot, orange, primrose and cream. This lovely english marigold is long-flowering in many garden situations and also makes a good cut flower. Height 60cm (24"). Spread 20cm (8")

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. The light peppery taste of the flowers can be added to breads for extra flavour with a touch of colour. Can also be used as a substitute for saffron when colouring rice dishes. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (80 calendula seeds - seed tape)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £2.99