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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 '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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    • 1 packet (25 seeds)

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Sweet Pea 'Collection'

Lathyrus odoratus

An outstanding collection of fragrant sweet peas, specially selected for their colour, form and rich perfume. 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. Height: 180cm (71"). Spread: 30cm (12").


  • Collection comprises one packet each of:
  • Sweet Pea ‘Appleblossom’ - Gently ruffled, blush-pink blooms.
  • Sweet Pea ‘Anniversary’ - Large, frilly, white blooms with an attractive rose-pink, picotee edge.
  • Sweet Pea ‘Chatsworth’ - 5 to 6 pale lavender blooms on each tall, straight stem.
  • Sweet Pea ‘Cream Southborne’ - one of the best cream varieties available.
  • Sweet Pea ‘Firecrest’ - Fiery red blooms that won’t bleach in the sun.
  • Sweet Pea ‘Kingsize Navy Blue’ - Dark navy-blue flowers and superb, intense fragrance.
  • Sweet Pea ‘Orange Dragon’ - An eye catching orange flowered variety for the show bench.
  • Sweet Pea 'Spanish Dancer'- Scented flowers in a never-before-seen tricolour with unusual veining.
  • Sweet Pea 'Villa Roma Scarlet' - Vibrant, scarlet flowers are carried on the strong stems.
  • Sweet Pea 'Sweet Dreams'- A lovely mix in a range of colours.
  • Sweet Pea ‘White Supreme’ - Pure white sprays on long stems that are ideal for cutting.
  • Sweet Pea ‘Wiltshire Ripple’ - Distinctive, bicolour, striped blooms of rich claret on a snow-white background.

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    • 10 packets - 1 of each variety (255 seeds in total)

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Limnanthes douglasii

Poached Egg Plant

The Fried Egg or Poached Egg plant will attract hoverflies to your garden to beat the aphids. Bees also love this low, spreading carpet of fragrant golden and white blooms that will grace the front of the border, rockery or path edging.
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    • 1 packet (150 seeds)

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Sweet Pea 'Snoopea'

Lathyrus odoratus

A superb dwarf sweet pea that carpets the ground with a kaleidoscope of colour and fragrance! These bushy plants make superb groundcover and unlike other non-climbing varieties, the plants of Sweet Pea 'Snoopea' have reduced tendrils so the plant remains neat and compact. This versatile variety is equally useful for basket, containers and window boxes. Height and spread: 30cm (12Ó).

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How to grow sweet peas

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    • 1 packet (35 seeds)

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Heliomeris multiflora 'Sunsplash'

Golden Eye

  • Award-winning goldeneye
Eye-catching soft yellow blooms with cream-tipped petals shine out above bushy, spreading growth. An excellent garden performer, Heliomeris 'Sunsplash' is easy to grow and blooms continuously from mid-summer though to early autumn, attracting bees and butterflies to its lovely sunny blooms. The lax habit of Golden Eye means plants knit together well, creating easy carpets of colour in beds and borders. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 50cm (20").
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    • 1 packet (200 seeds)

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Sweet Pea 'Villa Roma Scarlet'

Lathyrus odoratus

Vibrant, scarlet flowers are carried on the strong stems of this superb dwarf sweet pea. With a short, spreading growth habit, Sweet Pea 'Villa Roma Scarlet' grows without support making it ideal for containers or creating informal summer groundcover. This striking variety was awarded a Fleuroselect Gold Medal for its outstanding garden performance and excellent heat tolerance. The sweetly scented blooms also make lovely cut flowers. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 25cm (10").

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How to grow sweet peas

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    • 1 packet (20 seeds)

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Alyssum 'Sweet White'

Lobularia maritima procumbens, Alyssum maritimum, Sweet Alison, Sweet Alyssum

Alyssum 'Sweet White' is a beautifully scented variety with an open, bushy habit. This popular hardy annual adds a delicious honey fragrance and a delicate frosting of ice white blooms to summer beds, rockeries and all kinds of 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: 15cm (6Ó). Spread: 25cm (10Ó).
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Alyssum 'Snow Crystals'

Lobularia maritima procumbens, Alyssum maritimum, Sweet Alison, Sweet Alyssum

With distinctly larger flowers than 'Carpet of Snow', the scented blooms of Alyssum 'Snow Crystals' make for a whiter, cleaner appearance overall. This neat, compact variety is uniform in growth; perfect for bedding, baskets, and containers, or edging paths and borders. With a toughness that belies its delicate appearance, sweet alyssum is surprisingly wind tolerant and makes a useful plant in coastal areas. Height: 15cm (6Ó). Spread: 25cm (10Ó).
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    • 1 packet (500 seeds)

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Sanvitalia procumbens 'Orange Sprite'

Creeping Zinnia

Despite this genus dating back to the 18th Century, named after Professor Federica Sanvitali, it is seldom seen in summer gardens. Blooming over a long period, it is perfect for containers, baskets and the Flower PouchT. Its trailing habit offers a profusion of semi-double orange flowers with dark centres. Height: 10cm (4in).
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    • 1 packet (30 seeds)

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Alyssum 'Carpet Of Snow'

Lobularia maritima procumbens, Alyssum maritimum, Sweet Alison, Sweet Alyssum

A magnificent low-growing, wide-spreading hardy annual producing a continuous display of snow white flowers all summer long. Always early to bloom, Alyssum 'Carpet of Snow' has a ground hugging habit that is perfect for rock gardens or cascading from crevices in walls. With a toughness that belies its delicate appearance, sweet alyssum is surprisingly wind tolerant and makes a useful plant in coastal areas. Height: 10cm (4Ó). Spread: 25cm (10Ó).
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    • 1 packet (1250 seeds)

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Limnanthes douglasii - RHS Garden Explorers Children's Seeds

Poached Egg Plant

I am a bright little plant that looks just like fried egg. I am easy to grow and will produce hundreds of flowers all through the summer. Height: 15cm.Why Not ... draw this pretty flower and see if you can name the different parts? Petal, Sepal, Anther and Stigma. The Garden Explorers website will help you.
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    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

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Californian Poppy 'Golden Tears'

Eschscholzia maritima prostrata, California poppy

A California poppy with a difference! From an early sowing it transplants without setback, flowering in May and still smothered in wondrous golden-yellow flowers in September. Growing to only 23cm (9”) high but with amazing semi-trailing stems up to 60cm (24”) long, Eschscholzia 'Golden Tears' naturally suits all types of containers and ground cover. Bred by T&M, it has also been awarded a Fleuroselect Quality Mark! Height: 23cm (9”). Spread: 60cm (24”). More info
    • 1 packet (35 seeds)

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    • £2.19