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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.
Sweet Pea 'Fragrantissima'
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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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Lathyrus tingitanus 'Rosea'
Tangier Pea, Lathyrus tingitanus 'Roseus'A visually-striking annual Lathyrus species that is just as easy-to-grow as traditional Sweet Peas. Vigorous, climbing plants produce masses of coral-rose pink flowers which will quickly cover fences, trellis or archways throughout the summer. Rosea will also make a long-lasting and spectacular cut flower. Climbing to 1.8-2m (72-80in). More info
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