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.
‘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.
The Sensation strain of Cosmos is an All American Selections award winner. ‘Radiance’ has single deep rose flowers with a dark crimson centre. The flowers are 8 to 10cm across. Height 120cm. Read more about Cosmos ‘Sensation Radiance'