This blend has a good mix of primrose, gold, orange, red, mahogany and more on moderately vigorous trailing plants. Can be used as a groundcover, a climber on a trellis, to trail on paths as in Giverny or in a hanging basket. Read more about Nasturtium ‘Gleam Hybrids’
This small growing nasturtium makes a mound 40cm by 40cm and produces 5cm blooms in shades of red, pink, orange and yellow from late spring until frosts. The flowers can be used in salads and the edible leaves have a peppery flavour.
Moonlight wan, creamy flowers, the closest to white of any nasturtium, make a delightful contrast to deeper coloured varieties. A compact grower making 30cm tall by 50cm wide. Sow seeds in spring for a long summer and autumn display.
A new mixture of cream, orange, red and yellow varieties on semi-trailling plants. The flowers are held clear of the silver and green variegated leaves. 30cm tall by 100cm spread. Read more about Nasturtium ‘Troika Mixed'
A good mix of semi-double flowers in the usual nasturtium colours , rose, red, yellow, orange and cream held well above the foliage for an impressive display. A fairly compact habit makes ‘Whirlybird’ a good choice for pots or small gardens.30cm tall by 30cm spread. Read more about Nasturtium ‘Whirlybird Mixed'
An Award of Garden Merit annual producing white flowers some 4-5cm across during spring and summer. The ornamental seed pods are great as a cut flower. Sow seeds during late winter and early spring. When established will self sow. Read more about Nigella 'Miss Jeckyll Alba'
The yellow flowers stand proud above dark green ferny foliage on 50cm tall stems. The seed heads are ornamental and dry well for dried flower arrangements. Sow seed 1/2cm deep in situ during late winter and spring. Will self sow.
This annual fills empty spots in the garden 200cm tall stems clothed in large handsome leaves carry, from mid-summer onwards, large clusters of pure white narrowly tubular flowers, flared at the end. Read more about Night Scented Tobacco
A tried and true garden strain with all the colours, white, pink, lemon, red, yellow each as beautiful as the next. Easily grown in any sunny garden bed. Broadcast seeds in situ during late autumn and winter for flowering from late winter until early summer. Read more about Papaver nudicaule ‘Excelsior’
A unique and impressive new poppy strain, 'Pandora' blooms in surprising combinations of shades from the deepest burgundy red to pinkish red all with silver-grey stripes on the lower petals. Direct surface sow into their final garden position. Read more about Papaver rhoeas 'Pandora'
This is the strain that the Welsh artist Cedric Morris developed in his Suffolk garden ‘Benton End’. A mixture of soft smoky colours, grey, lilac, mauve, pink, soft orange and white. Many of the poppies are flecked and there are some picotees. Read more about Papaver rhoeas ‘Mother of Pearl’
The seed of this deep coral, fully double variety came originally from an old Ballarat garden. A bed of it in the vegetable garden this year occasioned much favourable comment. Read more about Peony Poppy ‘Double Coral’
Winner of the Royal Horticultural Society’s prestigious Award Of Garden Merit ‘Silver Cup’ has large hibiscus-like flowers, pink with a silver sheen. A strong compact plant growing some 60cm tall by 40cm across. Direct sow seed in a sunny garden bed in spring. Read more about Rose Mallow ‘Silver Cup’