A ‘cottage garden’ favourite. Large, deep blue double flowers. Easy to grow and ideal for cutting. Height 75cm (30"). HA - Hardy annual.Sow March-May outdoors for flowers June-September.Ideal for beds and borders. Suitable for cutting. Drought tolerant. Attractive to pollinators. Prefers full sun or partial shade. Edible flowers.
Bright yellow, daisy-like blooms with a few orange show-offs and extremely high resin content.
A few orange types help keep the genetic variation of this powerful strain alive and well. Excellent medicinal properties compared to other calendulas; used as an herbal application for inflammation and localized skin problems. Also used as a dye for food or fabric and as an edible flower. Best medicinal variety. Spring bee food. 24-30" tall. Annual. Maturity 80 days.
A spectacular climber with bright green foliage, and rich purple and green bells with prominent stamens. Award of Garden Merit. Flowers Mid July-September. Height 3m (10'). Sow in a propagator on a windowsill or in a greenhouse at approximately 18-21°C (65-70°F) setting seeds singly into 7.5cm (3") pots and using a good quality moist compost. Ensure seed is sown vertically, just below the surface. Germination 21-28 days. Grow on and acclimatise plants before planting out when al..
(Cerinthe major atropurpurea) - Cerinthe, featured at Sissinghurst Castle in England, is actually a native of the Greek Islands. This hard to find annual is decidedly a favorite in plant lovers’ circles. These fascinating and unusually-colored plants have indigo-violet bells rimmed in white that dangle gracefully from bronzy-blue bracts above rounded gray-green leaves. They make a show-stopping color accent in the garden or as cut flowers for indoor arrangements. Approx. 23 seed..
Renee's imports Mrs. Scott Elliot Columbine from France, where an old firm still grows seed for these old-fashioned beauties.Their large elegant blossoms sway on wand-like stems above a cloud of lacy scalloped green foliage.The intricate flowers with their long graceful spurs are quite magical as they dance in combinations of white with pink, dark lavender, yellow, rose, claret and pale blue. Mrs. Scott Elliot is one of my favorite joys of spring and hummingbirds love th..
Exquisite fluted petals in shades of crimson, rose and pink, together with white, make this an admirable addition to any border. An economical choice to fill large borders. Big flowers in bright colours are attractively borne above pretty fern-like foliage. Annual. Height 90cm (3').Sow February-March inside for early flowers,or after June 1st outdoors for late summer flowering.Ideal for beds and borders. Drought resistant. Prefers full sun.
Sensational blend of showy white, pink, magenta and lavender blooms.
Single flowers are 3-4" wide and are lovely in summer borders, container plantings or bouquets. Tall stems great for cutting. An AAS winner in 1936 and remains a favorite today. Cosmos require little fertility or care, making them great for beginning gardeners. Great cut flower. Attracts bees. 3-4' tall. Annual. Maturity 85 days.
Equal Parts: Love in a Mist, California Poppies, Annual Phlox, Forget-Me-Nots, Alyssum
Renee's EXCLUSIVE – Everyone knows that fairies adore flowers! Here is a beautiful mix of low growing, delicate, annual flowers in soft colors so you can easily plant your own little garden where fairies can frolic and delight the imagination. It is sure to attract these special magical beings and the sense of beauty, whimsy and enchantment they represent. These flowers are all easy and reliable for..
EXCLUSIVE - Here are the best large smooth gourds to grace the garden and carve into beautiful vessels and ornaments. Corsican’s flattened, round shape is perfect for decorated containers; Birdhouse’s hourglass form makes perfect garden homes for Purple Martins and other birds; Dippers have long handles and graceful bowls. Gourds grow effortlessly on beautiful long vines to trellis or let sprawl at garden edges. Maturity approx. 135 days.
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Our whimsical Wings and Warts gourds are fun and easy-to-grow from seed. The 5-6 inch gourds come either smooth-skinned with unique winged bulbs, or warted and shaped like spoons, pears or globes and come in artful combinations of harvest colors. You'll have an abundance of gourds in shades of orange, gold, buff, green and cream. Wings and Warts are perfect long-lasting decorations for Halloween and Thanksgiving. These quirky gourds are ideal for growing with kids of all ag..
(Polygonum orientale) Exotic, long, flowing flower heads are a cerise-pink in color. Plants are over 6 feet tall and produce many hanging, rope-like flower heads. We are delighted to offer this rare and colorful heirloom from the gardens of yesteryear. Freeze seeds for a week before planting and plant very early in the spring or late winter. A nice cut or dry flower.
(Ipomoea nil) Kikyozaki morning glories are popular in Japan, and this is a cool mix of many colors. These are star-shaped and many will be semi-double. Fantastic looking and much sought after, this is a true botanic treasure that we are proud to offer.
These charming variegated nasturtiums have lovely lily-pad leaves whose cream and green striped markings make a wonderful color accent in the garden. The highly ornamental foliage is covered with pert, spurred flowers in bright gold, cheery orange, rich mahogany and salmon. Softly mounding, compact Alaska is an especially striking edging for flowerbeds or borders to contrast with green leaved plants. An attractive choice for showy patio containers, hanging baskets and windo..
Renee's EXCLUSIVE - Aloha Mix is blend of soft tropical shades including apricot, cream, soft yellow and rose. These pretty blossoms atop lily pad-shaped leaves make a lovely garden tapestry. Aloha Mix grows readily in pots or window boxes, or plant in garden beds to softly drape and cover bare spots or fill in borders. Both flowers and leaves of nasturtiums are edible with a spicy flavor like watercress. They make tasty additions to salads or sandwiches. Approx. 43 seeds/pack. Mature h..
The lovely semi-double blossoms of this tropical-looking pastel variety seem to float over the pretty rounded green leaves that remind us of water lilies. Buttercream nasturtiums grow into a softly mounding form that drapes gracefully to fill in garden beds and borders. They are especially lush looking in window boxes and containers. The abundant creamy blossoms and deep green leaves make tasty edible garnishes. A customer favorite for many decades. Approx. 43 seeds/pack. Mat..
These lovely climbing nasturtiums have charming soft primrose yellow flowers and bright green foliage, much different from the usual bold and brassy color mix. They grow easily in any well-drained soil and will gracefully disguise neglected areas or twine along a fence, trellis or wall, providing a summer arbor of pretty lily-pad shaped leaves and long-spurred flowers. As a wonderful bonus, both the bright flowers and leaves are deliciously edible with a spicy watercress flav..
This special colored Nigella, (also called Love in a Mist), has dainty, multifaceted blossoms that open white with sky-blue edges, then deepen to a rich indigo-violet hue. These old-fashioned, dainty flowers hover above ferny green foliage. When blossoms fade, their papery seedpods resemble little striped fairy lanterns – among the prettiest of dried everlastings. Both the enchanting flowers and their decorative seedpods make lovely bouquets. Nigella is easy ..
Striking, intensely red blooms with jet-black markings float above airy foliage.
Silky scarlet petals form 3" diameter flowers with four large black markings in the center. Adds a vibrant splash of color to beds and borders! Flowers have long, wiry stems over light green, ferny foliage. An abundant seed producer; may naturalize in mild climates. Scatter seeds and rake in lightly, then thin to 6" apart. Papaver rhoeas. Prefers poor soil. 2-3' tall. Re-seeding annual. Maturity 65 ..
Simple, silky orange flowers accented by wispy blue-green foliage.
Prolific sun-loving blooms are very attractive in flower beds or naturalized in fields. Start transplants 2-3 weeks before last frost or direct sow after last frost 1/4" deep; transplant carefully and thin to a final spacing of 6" apart. Eschscholzia californica. Naturalizes in poor, dry soil. 8-12" tall. Re-seeding annual. Maturity 85 days.
Each plant carries an amazing variety of gold and pale yellow flowers with dusty rose to pink rings.
An unusual genetic mix with few solid colors and chocolaty brown centers. Well-branched; stems average 18" long with single heads. Great for bouquets and provides a long season of color! Great cut flower. Attracts bees and butterflies. 8' tall. Annual. Maturity 85 days.
A stunning dwarf sunflower for bouquets!
Lovely 4" diameter gold-petaled blooms are incredibly uniform on sturdy 12" stems. Cute, undeniably dwarf plants reach only 3.5' in height, but from the main stalk each produces an abundance of long, ruler-straight stems perfect for cutting. Easy to harvest with long vase life - an instant stand-out in our 2015 trials! From our friends at Swiss biodynamic seed company Sativa Seeds. Superb cut flower. 2-3' tall. Annual. ..
Buttery pale yellow petals contrast nicely with a wide brown center.
This well-known variety has one large main flower followed by smaller, branching secondary flowers of excellent quality. Each flower has a long stem and holds well in bouquets. Plants bloom for a long period of time. Excellent cut flower. Attracts bees. 5-7' tall. Annual. Maturity 70 days.
EXCLUSIVE - We’ve carefully formulated this scintillating color blend as a dancing celebration of all the forms and joyous colors sunflowers offer. You’ll have strong branching stalks with free flowering big blooms in a full array, including ringed and bicolored faces and fully double flowers. Shades include sunny yellow, deep gold, lemon, mahogany, bronze and golden-orange with many variations. Sun Samba provides endless, strikingly beautiful bouquets and a glor..
Loads of big, golden yellow, puffy-looking blooms.
Great selection for a kids' garden! Sturdy, dwarf plants have an upright habit. Teddy Bear is nice for cutting and equally nice for a colorful garden border. Good container variety. 2-3' tall. Annual. Maturity 50-63 days.
Deep velvety crimson blooms accented with traces of yellow around a black center.
Foliage is distinct and attractive and the plants are free branching, bearing lots of 5-6" blooms that are lovely for cutting. A chic and sophisticated sunflower for cut-flower connoisseurs. Attracts bees. 5' tall. Annual. Maturity 100 days.
Color Palette Cupid is a lovely color mix of fragrant bush sweet peas perfect to grow in outdoor containers to decorate your patio, deck or any small space garden area. These diminutive vines grow just eight to 10 inches tall, then the sweetly scented big flowers bloom happily on softly cascading branches. Fill up your containers with this special blend of all the Cupid colors. You’ll have plants with blossoms in rose-pink and white, soft lavender, shell pink, and deep purple. Approx. 43 s..
One of the most beautifully scented sweet peas available! Attractive blush pink flowers with a deeper lavender blue petal margin. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. Climber - Height 1.8m (6'). Ideal climber, and for cut flowers. Scented. Attractive to butterflies. Prefers full sun. Pick regularly to encourage more flowers. Sow February-April inside, or in April-June outdoors for Summer flowers. Can also be sown in September-October in a coldframe or greenhouse to overwinter in frame..
Lovely bi-colored blooms in pink, purple and burgundy with incredible fragrance.
Two-toned flowers with bright pink banners and light pink wings or burgundy banners with purple wings. Densely clustered flowers for excellent ornamental quality. This variety dates to 1737 and was planted by Thomas Jefferson at Monticello in the early 1800s. Early flowering. Vigorous vines. Annual. Maturity 85 days.
Sutton Seeds own unique blend of the most strongly scented varieties, tested over a number of years at their trials ground. It includes all the sweet pea colours and bi-colours, with large flowers and long stems. A must for cutting! Height 1.8m (6'). Scent 3. Annual. Climber. Scented. Attractive to butterflies. Suitable as cut flowers. Prefers full sun.Sow February-April inside or in May-June outdoors for summer flowers. Can also be sown in September-October in a coldframe or greenhouse..
Also known as Heart’s Ease, these dainty little flowers look like jaunty miniature pansies with pretty flower faces of deep violet, mauve, yellow and white. Johnny Jump Ups are both weather tolerant and long blooming and are good container and edging plants and are lovely planted in spring bulb beds. Johnny Jump Ups blossoms are edible with a mild wintergreen flavor and make tasty garnishes and decorations. These sweet flowers self sow readily and will enhance every garde..
Warm-toned mix of pink, orange, purple, gold and cream blooms.
An excellent cut flower that blooms until frost; the more you cut the more they grow! 2-5" blooms ideal for borders and bouquets. Heat and disease tolerant. Zinnias last longer if you change the water in the vase every two days and keep out of direct sunlight. Excellent cut flower. Attracts butterflies. 24-36" plants. Annual. Maturity 75-90 days.
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This beloved, old fashioned zinnia got its name because the sturdy, vigorous plants bear continuously for months, providing armfuls of sweet, candy-bright flowers to enjoy both indoors and out. Cut and Come Again blooms in a wonderful color range that includes cream, salmon, rose pink, scarlet, butter yellow, magenta, crimson and cheerful orange. The vibrant, many-petaled 2 to 3 inch blooms come in double, single and semi-double flower forms with centers that open into a circle ..