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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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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 (4"). Spread: 25cm (10").
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    • 1 packet (1000 alyssum seeds)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £1.99

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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    • 1 packet (25 sweet pea seeds)

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    • £2.99

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 (12").

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    • 1 packet (35 sweet pea seeds)

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    • £2.99

Sweet Pea 'Pink Cupid'

Lathyrus odoratus

Grow this delightful dwarf sweet pea in baskets and containers and bring its captivating fragrance closer to home. The attractive pink and white bicoloured blooms of Sweet Pea 'Pink Cupid' are produced on naturally compact, bushy plants that grow less and 30cm (12”) tall. Despite its small proportions this RHS AGM variety still packs a punch with a powerful scent that is irresistible. Height: 20cm (8”). Spread: 30cm (12”).


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    • 1 packet (25 seeds)

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    • £1.99

Nemophila menziesii 'Pennie Black'

Baby Blue-Eyes, Nemophila menziesii 'Penny Black'

Here is an annual that's "as pretty as a picture". There is an incessant parade of sumptuous 2cm, rich deep purple to black flowers with - the master touch - a scalloped silvery-white edge. It has truly ground hugging habit (not unlike annual alyssum) that will provide ground cover and contrast for all containers, hanging baskets, and it makes a tidy edging plant. Trailing 5-10cm (2-4in). Height: 30-38cm (12-15in).

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    • 1 packet (280 seeds)

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    • £2.99

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 sanvitalia seeds)

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    • £0.99

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 (100 Limnanthes douglasiiseeds)

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    • £2.69

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 heliomeris seeds)

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    • £1.99

Alyssum 'Avalanche'

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

This 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
    • 1 packet (300 seeds)

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    • £2.19
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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 sweet pea seeds)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £2.99