From English seed house Thompson and Morgan comes this terrific new California poppy with double cherry red golden eyed flowers for many months during spring and summer. Sow seeds in situ autumn to spring.
Orange flecked cream petals striped and flaked with shades of tangerine. 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. Read more about Carnation ‘Chabaud Orange Sherb’
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. Read more about Carnation ‘Jeanne Dionis'
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.
A much-improved new selection of painted daisy with glistening white flowers with central red and golden yellow rings. Makes a good cut flower. From late winter until late spring Sow seeds early spring.
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.
‘Versailles White’ is a stunning tall growing large white flowered strain which produces single flowers, 10-12cm across. Bred for the cut-flower trade these flower for a long period during summer and autumn. Height 100cm.
‘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.
Another new cultivar from Europe for 2020, this is a compact annual with finely divided, mid- to grey-green leaves and large, double, yellow flowers in summer over many weeks. 40-50cm. Popular with a range of pollinators.
One of the best oranges for a summer border this new variety for 2020 is a compact annual with finely divided, mid- to grey-green leaves and large, double, orange flowers in summer over many weeks. 40-50cm
Tall plants produce large fully double and semi double flowers in shades of carmine pink and white. A really good cut flower as well as a fine garden plant. Height 120cm. Sow mid spring to early summer.