Packet of 25 seeds. Stunning, and easy to grow, hardy annual mix. Soak seeds overnight in warm water before sowing 1/2 inch deep, 3 seeds per 3 inch pot, into a free-draining, damp, seed compost. Place into a propagator, or seal the planted container into a clear polythene bag. Keep the seeds in a bright, warm room, anywhere between 20-25 degrees Celsius. Germination should take place between 7-21 days depending on the temperature.
Sunflower Black Magic is one of the darkest of all the sunflowers available, with a dwarf, spreading habit growing to no more than about 4 feet in height. Remove the weaker seedling leaving one per position, but these can be re-planted - again at 18 inches apart should you require. Flowers should appear from June until October, but remove dying flowers to encourage further flowering.
An old variety recently rediscovered, Wiltshire ripples unique colour combination makes it stand out from the crowd. The abundance of large, scented white blooms are flushed and rippled in rich, deep claret and are held on long, strong stems.
This variety is perhaps the most beautiful and rich of all the Morning Glory hybrids. It is a vigorous climber clothed in masses of attractive purple black blooms with a contrasting cerise throats during the summer. It is perfect for a sunny position and can be grown on trellis-work, obelisks or allowed to ramble through shrubs.
This variety is perhaps the most beautiful and rich of all the Morning Glory hybrids. It is a vigorous climber clothed in masses of attractive deep violet, silky blooms with a contrasting cerise throats during the summer. It is perfect for a sunny position and can be grown on trellis-work, obelisks or allowed to ramble through shrubs.
Tom Thumb mixed is a dwarf, scented variety which is perfect for use as a colourful spring bedding or planted into containers. In addition, the flowers provide a much needed food source for bees, butterflies and hoverflies early on in the year.
This particular variety is a perennial favourite amongst children and grown-ups alike. Easy to germinate and fast growing, this magnificent variety is able to grow huge flower-heads on giant stems. Ideal for family or school growing competitions.
Verbena bonariensis is a popular, architectural hardy perennial which works well in a number of garden settings - such as cottage and contemporary gardens - due to its height and airy appearance. This hardy perennial is also beneficial for attracting wildlife, particularly butterflies.
A true selection of this very old variety with small, scented, chocolate coloured flowers, each with a golden centre and laced edge. Very winter hardy.
Lobelia ‘Crystal Palace’ is for many the most striking bush lobelia by far. With iridescent blue flowers that shine against its rich, bronzed foliage, the depth of colour displayed by ‘Crystal Palace’ cannot help but catch your attention.