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Half-hardy Annual Seeds


Sow half-hardy annuals in early spring, making sure that you protect them from frost. Plant them out after all risk of frost has passed and you'll be rewarded with delightful flowers all throughout the summer. Hint: use the selections in the left menu to narrow down your search for the perfect half-hardy annual seeds for your garden.



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Cosmos 'Cosimo Red-White'

White petals suffused with a vibrant shade of raspberry red that bleeds in from the edge of each daisy-like bloom. This bushy, dwarf Cosmos is early flowering and continues to bloom prolifically all summer long above masses of delicate ferny foliage. Cosmos 'Cosimo Red-White' is ideal for bulking up borders or planting in large drifts for annual bedding displays - it makes a great cut flower too! Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 40cm (16"). More info
    • 1 packet (40 cosmos seeds)

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    • £2.49

Zinnia elegans 'Pop Art Gold Red & White Mix'

Zinnia elegans

We've paired out popular 'Pop Art Golden & Red' with a new colour selection to offer a winning summer pairing in your border. Zinnia 'Pop Art White & Red' joins the scene to offer easy summer colour for minimal effort. Each bloom looks as if it has been individually painted with spots and splashes. This stunning pairing is ideal for adding height and interest to borders as well as making simple but stunning cutflower displays. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 1 packet (40 zinnia seed mix)

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    • £2.99

Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Scentsation Mixed' F1 Hybrid

The very first fragrant Begonia from seed! These vigorous plants produce wonderful, double to semi-double, pastel-coloured flowers and are stunning grown in individual pots or mixed containers. On damp mornings and sunny days, your garden will be filled with a delightful medley of fragrances from fresh lemon to a soft rose scent. This T&M New and Exclusive is sure to sell out, so place your order fast!

Culinary note: Add the bright coloured petals to sandwiches or salads for a light lemon taste and crisp texture. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (50 begonia seeds)

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    • £0.99

Cosmos sulphureus 'Brightness Mixed'

Possibly the most free-flowering cosmos of this type. Dwarf and bushy plants are covered with flowers in a delightful mixture of gold, lemon, orange and red from early summer through to the autumn frosts. Spectacular when planted towards the front of annual borders or in containers.


Culinary note: The blooms will add zest to your meal by adding bright splashes of colour, while the young leaves can be added to salads or eaten straight. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (100 cosmos seeds)

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    • £2.99

Nasturtium minus 'Just Peachy'

Tropaeolum minus, Indian Cress

You'll love how the delightful ruffled blooms of Nasturtium 'Just Peachy' sit well above the fresh green foliage of these neat, compact plants. The pretty blooms create a carpet of creamy peach shades that look stunning spilling from borders or containers. Grow some of these easy-to-grow hardy annuals in the vegetable plot too and use the flowers and leaves to brighten salads. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 35cm (14").

Culinary note: The peppery flavour of the leaves and colourful flowers will enrich salads and the unripened seeds can used like capers – delicious combined with cream cheese or butter in canapés. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (17 nasturtium seeds)

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    • £0.99
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Zinnia elegans 'Zinderella Peach'

Zinnia elegans

Zinderella Zinnias are real eyecatchers! Attractive orange blooms with cream and rose detailing create a peach hue to the blooms, with each producing a strong central crest. Add height and interest to the middle of the border. Set in front of Zinnia 'Zinderella Lilac' for an orderly tiered display of blooms right through summer. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 1 packet (18 zinnia seeds)

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    • £3.49

Marigold 'Naughty Marietta' - RHS endorsed seeds for children

Tagetes patula, French Marigold

I am a beautiful golden yellow flower with maroon blotches that will look very pretty at the edge of your garden. I will have tons of blooms from summer until it gets cold and frosty. You can also plant me in patio containers. Height: 25cm.Fact - Plants use sunlight to make food.

These seeds are endorsed by the RHS.


Culinary note: The citrus tasting flowers have many uses, try them in salads, sandwiches or seafood dishes too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (100 marigold seeds)

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    • £1.69

Antirrhinum nanum 'Black Prince'

Snapdragon

Deep crimson flowers and bronze foliage.

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

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    • 1 packet (750 antirrhinum seeds)

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    • £0.99

Marigold 'Tomato Growing Secret'

Tagetes patula, French Marigold

Canny gardeners have been growing white fly repelling African and French marigolds alongside their tomatoes for decades. But we know that some marigolds make better white fly deterrents than others, and we've discovered the best there is! We're keeping the variety name under wraps, but we're happy to make it available to serious tomato growers. Try it this season alongside greenhouse and outdoor tomatoes - you'll even see your tomato plants grow better and bear more fruit with our marigolds around them.

 

Culinary note: French Marigold flowers are edible.

Culinary note: The citrus tasting flowers have many uses, try them in salads, sandwiches or seafood dishes too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (50 marigold seeds)

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    • £2.99

Antirrhinum pendula multiflora 'Chinese Lanterns' F1 Hybrid

Snapdragon

Trailing. A breeding triumph: cascading Antirrhinums! In a mixture of seven colours, including pure colours and bicolours, the "Snapdragon" flowers are borne on self branching, vigorous plants. Ideally made for hanging baskets, containers and window boxes.

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

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    • 1 packet (20 antirrhinum seeds)

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    • £0.99

Nasturtium 'Chameleon'

Tropaeolum majus, Indian Cress

  • Ever-changing colours!
  • Unique colour introduction
  • Ever-changing colours!
  • Easy-grow orchid flowers for your garden
  • Tidy plants won’t run rampant
A truly astounding development in nasturtiums, fresh from Thompson & Morgan's innovative plant breeding programme! Not only do the summer flowers look like exotic orchids, they also change colour - check each bloom every few days - the switch needs to be seen to be believed! As easy to grow from seed as any other Nasturtium. This exclusive variety offers masses of colour on compact plants that won’t run rampant like other varieties can! Height: & Spread: Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 35cm (14").

Culinary note: The peppery flavour of the leaves and colourful flowers will enrich salads and the unripe seeds can used like capers – delicious combined with cream cheese or butter in canapés. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (20 nasturtium seeds)

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    • £1.99

Nasturtium 'Troika Spotty Dotty'

Tropaeolum majus, Indian Cress

  • Spotty Blooms on trailing stems
  • The perfect hanging basket nasturtium
  • Real attention grabber
An extra special selection from our Nasturtium Troika series. Luminous yellow blooms, dotted with scarlet-red demand attention in border, baskets and containers, bringing a touch of fun to your summer flower displays. These easy to grow flower seeds can even be sown directly into your hanging baskets and patio pots - container gardening doesn’t get much easier than that! Height: 30cm (12in). Spread: 100cm (39in).

Culinary note: The peppery flavour of the leaves and colourful flowers will enrich salads and the unripe seeds can used like capers – delicious combined with cream cheese or butter in canapés. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (20 nasturtium seeds)

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    • £1.99