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.
‘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.
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.
Easily grown annuals which do best when planted straight into the garden. This is my favourite strain which I grow most years in a bed in the vegetable garden. The single flowers are in a range of pink, lavender, magenta, and white on 120 cm tall plants.
A new first year flowering strain of foxgloves, a mixture of four colours, white, pale pink, mid-pink and purple. If seed is sown during August and early September the plants will bloom the following summer.