A terrific new double to semi-double variety carry masses of copper-orange flowers for much of spring and summer. Sow seeds from autumn to spring on the surface of a raked spot in the garden and water in.
An old cottage garden strain of with very large flowers on a pyramid shaped plant. This strain has mostly the traditional “cup and saucer” shaped flowers with a large trumpet shaped bell sitting on a flat base.
These French heirloom carnations which date back to the 19th century have fully double frilly flowers, some 4-5cm across, with a delicious sweet spicy clove fragrance. Occasionally single flowers will be produced.
Large cream, velvet textured, cockscomb flowers are carried on 60cm tall stems throughout summer and autumn. Bred for commercial cut flower growers this excellent new variety is equally at home in the garden.
Sylphid carries long plumes of lime green flowers from January until frosts. A terrific cut flower it also makes a good border plant. It grows 60 to 80cm tall by 50cm wide. Plant seed under cover in early September and put into permanent position in November.
Florists Blue Boy’ is a commercial cut flower strain of this popular, dreamy blue annual. Plant seed in a sunny spot in the open garden from late summer until late winter for a good spring or early summer display. Height 80cm. Space 20cm by 20cm.
‘Purity’ is a tall white flowered variety selected from the ‘Sensation’ strain. From seed sown in situ during spring ‘Purity’ will make 100cm tall by 70cm wide plants topped by a profusion of large pure white flowers from early summer until autumn.
A new exceptional Cosmos with a unique contrasting colour pattern. The petals of the large dark red flowers are striped white. Some flowers are white with a dark red picotee. Grows up to 80cm tall by 60cm across.