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ASTER - CHINA - QUEEN OF THE MARKET ASTER - CHINA - QUEEN OF THE MARKET

Callistephus chinensis - Achoice cut flower. Starts blooming earlier than most asters, providing long-lasting bouquets of large double flowers on strong stems in a rich array of colours. Prolific bloomers. Name is Greek for beauty (kallos... [ more ]

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ASTER - MONTEZUMA MIX ASTER - MONTEZUMA MIX

Callistuphus chinensis - The 10 cm multi coloured pompom flowers are held on strong, upright stems and are on of the earliest blooming asters. They have a strong disease resistance, heat and drought tolerant and make an excellent cut flow... [ more ]

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ASTER - TIGER PAW ASTER - TIGER PAW

Callistephus pavlova - Callistephus pavlova Like most asters, this variety makes a great cut flower and comes in a wide array of colours. The quilled flower petals are incurved, twisted and reminiscent of a tiger’s paw. The 10 cm flower he... [ more ]

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BABY BLUE EYES BABY BLUE EYES

Nemophila mesziesii - A Victorian garden favourite originating as a wildflower from the Pacific coast. Radiant little 2 cm cupped flowers of sky blue with white centres bloom freely on this low-growing, spreading plant. Needs moisture and s... [ more ]

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BABY’S BREATH BABY’S BREATH

Tiny star-shaped frothy flowers .2" across smother delicate foliage. Useful for garden filler or in floral arrangements. Growing to a height of 60 cm, they make great cut flowers and are wonderful massed with blue or red corn flowers. Plant... [ more ]

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BACHELOR'S BUTTONS Jubilee Gem BACHELOR'S BUTTONS Jubilee Gem

Centaurea cyanus - An older, dwarf, double variety of the well known cornflower. The mesmerizing colour of blue glass has earned them the folk name “bluebottle”. Originating in Britain and Europe. Suitable for containers, beds and as a cut... [ more ]

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BALSAM (Lady's Slipper) Double Rose-Flowered BALSAM (Lady's Slipper) Double Rose-Flowered

Impatiens balsamina - Seeing their peak of popularity as bedding plants in Victorian times, beautiful balsam is waiting for a comeback. These dense, bushy 70 cm plants with long serrated leaves carry their sumptuous 5 cm double rose-like bl... [ more ]

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BASKETFLOWER Aloha BASKETFLOWER Aloha

Centaurea americana - Like giant bachelor's buttons, these cornflower relatives bear striking 10 cm rose-lilac blooms supported by basket-like bracts atop strong 100 cm stems. Good cut flowers, fresh or dried while in full bloom. Keep deadh... [ more ]

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BELLS OF IRELAND BELLS OF IRELAND

Molluccella laevis - Hailing from the Mediterranean and North West India the dramatic green spires of this unusual flower are popular in dried bouquets. Tires of green bells cradling tiny white or pink flowers do grow along hollow erect ste... [ more ]

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BISHOP'S FLOWER BISHOP'S FLOWER

Ammi- A tall naturalistic annual with tall stiff stems topped with30 cm wide flower heads smothered with tiny white flowers. Growing to 100 cm tall, they are at home in a wildflower garden or informal planting. Useful in flower arrangements... [ more ]

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BLUE BIRD BLUE BIRD

Nolana paradoxa - A seldom seen, though excellent, bedding or container/basket plant which was popular in Victorian gardens. This choice variety has vivid blue 6 cm outward-facing flowers with cream throats. Very heat tolerant. D.S. Does no... [ more ]

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BLUE-EYED AFRICAN DAISY BLUE-EYED AFRICAN DAISY

Arctotis grandis - Arctotis grandis Originally from South Africa, these heat loving plants thrive in sandy, well drained soil. The 10 cm silvery white, daisy-like blooms with blue disk florets are borne on 50 cm stalks from mid-summer to fa... [ more ]

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BLUEBONNET LUPIN BLUEBONNET LUPIN

Lupinus texensis - An annual lupin growing only 50 cm tall with dense spikes of indigo blue flowers. Provide a sloped area or hillside with well drained soil and they will be inclined to naturalize and appear perennial. D.S. Does not transp... [ more ]

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BUR MARIGOLD BUR MARIGOLD

Bidens aurea - An abundance of golden yellow flowers and soft lush ferny folliage made this a ‘must have’ in your border plantings or containers. These easy to grow annuals will bloom from early summer to frost. Combine them with Blue Bird... [ more ]

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BURNING BUSH BURNING BUSH

Kochia scoparia - Kochia is useful as a heading plant or as a specimen. The feathery foliage grows in a globe shape 60 to 90cm. The leaves are wonderful for floral arrangements and the whole bush turns a flaming purple red in the fall. It i... [ more ]

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CALENDULA - CUT FLOWER MIX CALENDULA - CUT FLOWER MIX

This mixture ranges from pale yellow to deep orange and reds. Long lasting flowers bloom on 50 cm stems

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CALENDULA - GOLD EMPEROR CALENDULA - GOLD EMPEROR

Dating back to the mid-1800s ‘the king’ is said to be the oldest strain of double calendula. These deep orange, vigorously growing heirlooms have survived despite extensive modern breeding of this genus. O. SEED COUNT: 200 plus

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CALENDULA - ORANGE KING CALENDULA - ORANGE KING

Dating back to the mid-1800s ‘the king’ is said to be the oldest strain of double calendula. These deep orange, vigorously growing heirlooms have survived despite extensive modern breeding of this genus. O. SEED COUNT: 200 plus seeds

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CALIFORNIA POPPY, BALLERINA CALIFORNIA POPPY, BALLERINA

Eschscholtzia californica - A very choice multicoloured variety with double, fluted petals like the skirts of a ballerina. The satin-sheened 7 cm flowers of pink, red, cool cream and gold dazzle the senses as they dance among the lacy, grey... [ more ]

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CANDYTUFT, GIANT HYACINTH-FLOWERED CANDYTUFT, GIANT HYACINTH-FLOWERED

Iberis amera grandiflora - The queen of all candytufts, this variety produces multiple30 cm heads of bright-white flowers that bloom over a long period. Lightly scented and a wonderful cut flower to grace your table long after the first fro... [ more ]

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CASTOR BEAN - GREEN CASTOR BEAN - GREEN

Ricinus communis zanzibariensis - This is a green leaf version of the castor bean. The leaves are absolutely huge and the plant will grow to over 3 m. Need an attractive and fast growing informal screen plant for privacy? Try this impressi... [ more ]

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CASTOR BEAN - RED CASTOR BEAN - RED

Ricinus communis gibsonii - Need an attractive and fast growing informal screen plant for privacy? Try this impressive, exotic erect shrub with branching stems that sport dark red leaves – a real conversation starter. Use to fill in until y... [ more ]

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CHINESE PAGODAS CHINESE PAGODAS

Collinsia heterophylla - Bands of lilac/white bi-lobed flowers grow around the stems at intervals like a pagoda high rise. These shade-loving plants were popular in Victorian times for children’s gardens. Originally a wildflower from northe... [ more ]

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CLEOME - CHERRY QUEEN CLEOME - CHERRY QUEEN

Cleome hasslerana - Of Mediterranean origin, this member of the caper family is easy to grow and definitely will make a statement, especially when planted in a mass. The species name, hasslerana, is after the plant collector Emile Hassler.... [ more ]

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CLEOME - COLOUR FOUNTAIN CLEOME - COLOUR FOUNTAIN

Cleome hasslerana - Of Mediterranean origin, this member of the caper family is easy to grow and definitely will make a statement, especially when planted in a mass. The species name, hasslerana, is after the plant collector Emile Hassler.... [ more ]

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CLEOME - VIOLET QUEEN CLEOME - VIOLET QUEEN

Cleome hasslerana - Of Mediterranean origin, this member of the caper family is easy to grow and definitely will make a statement, especially when planted in a mass. The species name, hasslerana, is after the plant collector Emile Hassler.... [ more ]

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CLEOME - WHITE QUEEN CLEOME - WHITE QUEEN

Cleome hasslerana - Of Mediterranean origin, this member of the caper family is easy to grow and definitely will make a statement, especially when planted in a mass. The species name, hasslerana, is after the plant collector Emile Hassler.... [ more ]

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COCKSCOMB COCKSCOMB

Celosia cristata tal - What could be more reminiscent of the Victorian age than these plush rooster combs of velvety bloom? The Greeks described them as ‘burned’. Tight clusters of red, pink or yellow in this mixture will give you unique cu... [ more ]

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COLEUS RAINBOW MIX COLEUS RAINBOW MIX

Solenostemom - Arriving in England from Java in 1825, coleus, with its multi-coloured folliage became an instant hit. The colours range from balck and scarlet to golds and pinks and everything in between. they do equally well in sun or shad... [ more ]

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CORN COCKLE CORN COCKLE

Agrostemma githago - In Greek it means ‘garland of the fields’. This delicate looking cottage garden favourite is sturdier than it looks. Deep pink flowers will bloom all summer at the back or middle of the border. Good for naturalizing wit... [ more ]

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CORNFLOWER - ARTISTIC MIX CORNFLOWER - ARTISTIC MIX

Centaurea Cyanus - An easy to grow mixture. They are all bicolor and frosted flowers. The colours range from whites to reds, pinks, blues and blacks. TYPE: Annual - LIGHT: Sun, Part Shade - SOIL: Good, well drained soil - SEASON: May... [ more ]

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CORNFLOWER - BLACK BOY CORNFLOWER - BLACK BOY

Centaurea cyanus - Mix blue, red and black for a show stopper effect. Combines well with field poppies. D.S.. 60 cm tall. Reseeding annual. SEED COUNT: 150 plus

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CORNFLOWER - BLUE BOY CORNFLOWER - BLUE BOY

Centaurea cyanus - The standard blue cornflower. A classic addition to any wildflower meadow, in a dazzling shade of blue. Combines well with field poppies. D.S.. 60 cm tall. Reseeding annual. SEED COUNT: 150 plus

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CORNFLOWER - RED BOY CORNFLOWER - RED BOY

Centaurea cyanus - A red version of our Cornflower. Try them together for a dazzling show. Combines well with field poppies. D.S.. 60 cm tall. Reseeding annual. SEED COUNT: 150 plus

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CORNFLOWER - SNOWMAN CORNFLOWER - SNOWMAN

Centaurea cyanus - A white version of our popular cornflowers, they will compliment any of our other varieties. D.S. Easy. N. SEED COUNT: 150 plus

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COSMOS - COLLARETTE COSMOS - COLLARETTE

Cosmos Bipannatus - LIMITED STOCK AVAILABLE 'Kosmos' is Greek for beautiful. This is an early and dwarf variety with semi double flowers that are striped in pink and white. They are a true "cut and come again" flower. TYPE: Annual - LI... [ more ]

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COSMOS - COSTIMO RED/WHITE COSMOS - COSTIMO RED/WHITE

Cosmos Bipannatus - LIMITED STCOK AVAILABLE 'Kosmos' is the Greek word for beautiful. This early and dwarf variety has bicolored flowers in purple, red and white stripes. Use them as bedding plants or patio plants. TYPE: Annual - LIGH... [ more ]

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COSMOS - DAZZLER COSMOS - DAZZLER

Cosmos bipinnatus - AAS Gold Medal Winner in 1943, this variety boasts reddish-pink blossoms with finely-cut, airy foliage. Ht. 100 cm. Sp 30 cm. 'Kosmos' is Greek for beautiful. Well named for its graceful form and glowing colours. On... [ more ]

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COSMOS - PSYCHE COSMOS - PSYCHE

Cosmos bipinnatus - Semi-double petals of purple and pink circle a yellow center to give a ruffled look. Ht. 100 cm, 'Kosmos' is Greek for beautiful. Well named for its graceful form and glowing colours. One of the most adaptable and ver... [ more ]

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COSMOS - PURITY SUPERIOR COSMOS - PURITY SUPERIOR

Cosmos bipinnatus - A very select offering from Europe, developed from the white component of the ‘Sensation’ mix. Reputedly the finest, most robust white cosmos available. 'Kosmos' is Greek for beautiful. Well named for its graceful for... [ more ]

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COSMOS - RADIANCE COSMOS - RADIANCE

Cosmos bipinnatus - A rich, crimson centre is encirled by deep rose petals that contrast the ferny foliage of these heat-tolerant easy to grow beauties. Ht. 100 cm, Sp. 12 cm.

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COSMOS - SEA SHELLS COSMOS - SEA SHELLS

Cosmos bipinnatus - Fluted foxglove-like petals around button centres bloom for several months on this fetching and unusual variety. Colours are red, pink and white. Ht 90 cm. Sp 30 cm. 'Kosmos' is Greek for beautiful. Well named for its g... [ more ]

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COSMOS - SENSATION COSMOS - SENSATION

Cosmos bipinnatus - AAS Gold Medal winner in 1936 and still one of the best. Simple 10-12" daisy-like flowers in gorgeous shades of pinks, red and white on wellbranched, self-supporting plants 100 cm tall. Asensation against a house, fence,... [ more ]

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COSMOS - SUNSET COSMOS - SUNSET

Cosmos sulphureus - Back by popular demand! Introduced in the 1890’s, this species is quite different from the bipinnatus. ‘Sunset” bears deep orange, ruffled flowers only 60 cm across, but with the same profusion and heat tolerance. Ht 70... [ more ]

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CREEPING ZINNIA CREEPING ZINNIA

Sanvitalia procumbens - Tiny 2 cm bright yellow “sunflowers” with black centres bloom tirelessly for months. These lowgrowing plants, from the late 1700’s, branch out and mass well as an edging plant or do very well in containers and basket... [ more ]

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CUP FLOWER, Purple Robe CUP FLOWER, Purple Robe

Nierembergia - A native of Argentina, cup flower will produce masses of rich purple blooms from summer to early fall in full sun but will tolerate part shade. Dark green ferny foliage supports these tidy cup shaped flowers with yellow throa... [ more ]

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DAHLIAS DAHLIAS

Dahlia veriabilis - Originating in Mexico, these easy to grow, showy annuals will dominate your summer border. The semi-double flowers range from very light pastels to gaudy neons and everything in between. This plant will reward you with a... [ more ]

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DUSTY MILLER - Silver Dust DUSTY MILLER - Silver Dust

Senecio Cineraria - This is an old variety that people are discovering again. It is a beautiful foliage plant that is great for edging or as an accent plant. "Silver Dust" accurately describes this mounding plant with its finely divided s... [ more ]

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ELEGANT Clarkia ELEGANT Clarkia

Clarkia elegans - The clarkia genus was named after the non-native explorer who crossed the Rocky Mountains in 1806 who came upon these exquisite flowers. The elegant clarkia bears long, self-supporting stems covered with frilly flowers l... [ more ]

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FAIERIES' TOADFLAX FAIERIES' TOADFLAX

Linaria morrocana ‘Fairy Bouquet’ - A dainty cottage variety, developed in England in 1872. Tiny snapdragon-like flowers in pastel shades cover the branching stems of this 25 cm plant in early summer. Delicate foliage. Excellent along with... [ more ]

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FLAX - SCARLET (RED) FLAX - SCARLET (RED)

Linum grandiflorum 'Rubrum' - This Victorian oldie is back by popular request. Deep rose-red saucer-shaped flowers 4 cm across are produced from June-Aug. on these dainty plants. A good companion for Fairies Toadflax. D.S. Will not transpla... [ more ]

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FLOWERING MAPLE FLOWERING MAPLE

Abutilon mix - Equally at home as a houseplant or in the middle or back of the border, this popular Victorian plant is not seen as often as it should be. Papery, bell-shaped 5-8cm yellow, red, orange or white flowers hang along the stems th... [ more ]

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GAZANIAS GAZANIAS

Gazania splendens - Need an eye opening container plant? Well, this is your answer. A heat and drought tolerant sun loving plant that bears large brilliant coloured daisy like blooms ranging from hot yellows, reds, oranges and pinks. Do not... [ more ]

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GLOBE GILIA GLOBE GILIA

Gilia capitata - The sky blue flowers grow in thick spheres on long, wiry stems of this North American wildflower. The flowers are 3 to 4 cm across and are a stunning sight in your boarder gardens or as cut flowers. Type: annual Light: par... [ more ]

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GLORIOSA DAISY GLORIOSA DAISY

Rudbeckia hirta - (from Olaf Rudbeck, C17th Swedish scientist; hirtahairy) One of my favourite cut flowers, this variety in shades of yellow, mahogany and often bicoloured will bloom from July to the first frosts. D.S. early or Tr. (Germ 70... [ more ]

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HIBISCUS HIBISCUS

trionum "Simply Love" - A real eye catcher in your garden or your containers. This fast growing plant is prized for their large showy trumpet like flowers. The yellow flowers have a brown center with purple stamens. Easy to grow. Height: 75... [ more ]

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HOLLYHOCK Indian Spring HOLLYHOCK Indian Spring

Althaea rosea - Although in fact a perennial, ‘Indian Spring' has been grown as an annual since the 1930s. A good vertical accent in any garden sporting large 12 cm single, ruffled flowers in shades of rose, red and white. D.S. early or Tr.... [ more ]

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HONEYWORT HONEYWORT

Cerinthe major ‘purpurescens’ - Honeywort is destined to become very popular as a container plant. Growing to 42" , fleshy blue-green leaves are motled in white and near the end of each stem they form deep blue bracts ending in clusters o... [ more ]

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KINGFISHER DAISY KINGFISHER DAISY

Felicia Bergeriana - The spreading growth makes this an excellent plant for front borders and patio containers. It has a mass of bright blue flowers which contrast beautifully with the yellow centers. - TYPE: Annual - LIGHT: Sun, Part Sh... [ more ]

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KISS ME OVER THE GARDEN GATE KISS ME OVER THE GARDEN GATE

Persicaria Orientals - This is the home for this cottage garden 'must have'. Bell-shaped bright rose flowers on dense spikes droop invitingly from thick, arching stems. Perfect for framing a gate or doorway - they also make a handsome spe... [ more ]

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LARKSPURS - BLUE BELL LARKSPURS - BLUE BELL

Delphinium consolida - A hard to find heirloom strain in clear blue. More compact versions of their perennial delphinium cousins. On our "highly recommended" list for beauty, ease of culture, length of bloom time and cutting qualities,... [ more ]

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LARKSPURS - CHINESE LARKSPUR LARKSPURS - CHINESE LARKSPUR

Delphinium grandiflorum chinense - Discovered in Mongolia this old standby with finely cut, feathery foliage came to Canada in the early 1920’s. Great for pots or the border it boasts large elf-capped-shaped marine blue blossoms on multi br... [ more ]

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LARKSPURS - IMPERIAL MIX LARKSPURS - IMPERIAL MIX

Delphinium consolida - A colourful mix of all your favourites. More compact versions of their perennial delphinium cousins. On our "highly recommended" list for beauty, ease of culture, length of bloom time and cutting qualities, both fres... [ more ]

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LARKSPURS - SALMON BEAUTY LARKSPURS - SALMON BEAUTY

Delphinium consolida - An unusual and desirable colour of larkspur. More compact versions of their perennial delphinium cousins. On our "highly recommended" list for beauty, ease of culture, length of bloom time and cutting qualities, both... [ more ]

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LARKSPURS - WHITE SPIRE LARKSPURS - WHITE SPIRE

Delphinium consolida - A cool vertical accent, good for dividing colour schemes or in a pure white section. More compact versions of their perennial delphinium cousins. On our "highly recommended" list for beauty, ease of culture, length of... [ more ]

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LAVATERA - SILVER CUP LAVATERA - SILVER CUP

Lavatera trimestris - This variety is not silver at all, but pink with dark veins. Ht. 60 cm. Named after the 16th century Swiss botanist, Dr. Lavater, this native of the Mediterranian region is also known as Mallow. The flowers are larg... [ more ]

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LAVATERA - TANAGRA LAVATERA - TANAGRA

Lavatera trimestris (3 months of bloom) - The hard to find variety Tanagra bears multitudes of silky cup shaped flowers in carmine pink. Ht. 100cm-120 cm Named after the 16th century Swiss botanist, Dr. Lavater, this native of the Mediterr... [ more ]

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LAVATERA - WHITE Mont Blanc LAVATERA - WHITE Mont Blanc

Lavatera trimestris - Lavatera trimestris (3 months of bloom) - Silky petals unfurl to reveal pure white 7 cm flowers. Ht. 60 cm Named after the 16th century Swiss botanist, Dr. Lavater, this native of the Mediterranian region is also kn... [ more ]

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LOVE-IN-A-MIST - MISS JEKYLL INDIGO LOVE-IN-A-MIST - MISS JEKYLL INDIGO

Nigella damascena - Nigella damascena - A robust and large-flowered variety of a stunning blue named after the great English plantswoman of the last century. Ht. to 45 cm, Sp. 30 cm. Nigella has been grown in gardens for some 4 centuries... [ more ]

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LOVE-IN-A-MIST - MISS JEKYLL WHITE LOVE-IN-A-MIST - MISS JEKYLL WHITE

Nigella damascena - A pure white version. Nigella has been grown in gardens for some 4 centuries, acquiring such folk names as "Loveentangle", "Hair-of-Venus" and “Jack-in-prison". These names all describe how the masses of fine lacy fol... [ more ]

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LOVE-IN-A-MIST - PERSIAN JEWELS LOVE-IN-A-MIST - PERSIAN JEWELS

Pink, mulberry, blue, white and lavender are the colours of the jewels in this variety. Developed in England when a pink "sport" was found in a white crop. Ht. 45 cm, Sp. 30 cm.

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LOVE-IN-A-MIST - PERSIAN ROSE LOVE-IN-A-MIST - PERSIAN ROSE

Nigella damascena - This is the love pink found in Persian Jewels. Try it in a drift with white and blue nigella. Ht. 45 cm, Sp. 20 cm Nigella has been grown in gardens for some 4 centuries, acquiring such folk names as "Loveentangle", "... [ more ]

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LOVE-LIES-BLEEDING - GREEN LOVE-LIES-BLEEDING - GREEN

Amaranthus caudatus viridus - The green form offers vibrant lime green flower tassels–perfect with the red form in flower arrangements. Grows 60-90 cm. The essence of Victoriana with its pendulous, chenille- like marooncoloured ropes up... [ more ]

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LOVE-LIES-BLEEDING RED LOVE-LIES-BLEEDING RED

Amaranthus caudatus(A.melancholicus)- The essence of Victoriana with its pendulous, chenille- like marooncoloured ropes up to 50 cm in length. Very dramatic. Grown in Britain since the late 1500s. D.S. and thin early. Ht. 60-90 cm, Sp. 40 c... [ more ]

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MAGIC HOLLYHOCK MAGIC HOLLYHOCK

Malva s. ssp. mauritiana - A rare and stunning relative of the true hollyhock. Royal-purple 7 cm hibiscus-shaped flowers with almost black veins form all the way up the stems. Needs staking. Grow as an annual or perennial in Zone 4-9. D.S.... [ more ]

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MARIGOLD Naughty Marietta MARIGOLD Naughty Marietta

Tagetes patula - Discovered in the 16th C. in Mexico and Guatemala and introduced to England by Huguenot refugees, this highly desirable variety is said to be the oldest available of the single flowered French marigold. Compact bushy plan... [ more ]

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MASK FLOWER MASK FLOWER

A gorgeous mixture of all kinds of pink and scarlet tones. The dark green plants bear racemes with five lobed flower. TYPE: Annual - LIGHT: Sun - SOIL: Good garden soil - HEIGHT: 40 to 50 cm - SEASON: July to frost - PROPAGATION: Dir... [ more ]

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MEADOW FOAM (Poached Egg Flower) MEADOW FOAM (Poached Egg Flower)

Limnanthes douglasii - Limnanthes douglasii By popular request. Adelightful 15 cm beauty covered in lightly fragrant buttercup-type flowers, yellow-centred with white rims. Popular in Victorian English gardens though originally a west coas... [ more ]

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MEXICAN SUNFLOWER MEXICAN SUNFLOWER

Tithonia ‘Red Torch' - Dazzling reddish orange petals surround yellow centres on this bushy, dark-leafed plant. 10 cm flowers reminiscent of dahlias bloom profusely atop 1.5 m tall stems. Great used as a screen or against a weathered barn.... [ more ]

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MEXICAN TULIP POPPY MEXICAN TULIP POPPY

Hunnemania fumarifoia - Named after a 19th century botanist, this tender perennial that is treated like an annual is loaded with clear yellow flowers on lacey green foliage. Growing up to 150 cm high it will bloom 5 weeks after germination... [ more ]

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MEXICANUM DWARF BALL(BLUE BALL) MEXICANUM DWARF BALL(BLUE BALL)

Ageratum - Also known as the Floss Flower, it has been a garden staple for over 75 years. native to the warm areas of North and South America, this annual produces mounds of frothy, blue flowers. It is at home in either border plantings or... [ more ]

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NASTURTIUM - ALASKA MIXED NASTURTIUM - ALASKA MIXED

Tropaeolum nanum - Arenamed version of an old variety. Variegated dark green and speckled white leaves provide contrast to the yellow, red, cream and mahogany flowers that thrive until last frost in the fall. Ht 30 cm Sp. 2 m Originall... [ more ]

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NASTURTIUM - EMPRESS OF INDIA NASTURTIUM - EMPRESS OF INDIA

Tropaeolum nanum - An heirloom nasturtium of great beauty from 1884. Velvety deep scarlet flowers bloom against dark green lily-pad shaped leaves. Good in pots, mounding to 30 cm. SEED COUNT: 40 plus Originally from South America,... [ more ]

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NASTURTIUM - GLORIOUS GLEAM MIX NASTURTIUM - GLORIOUS GLEAM MIX

Tropaeolum majus - Bred in the U.S. in 1930 for scent and semi-double flowers in a striking array of colours from mahogany, salmon, golden and scarlet. Semitrailing to 60 cm. Originally from South America, nasturtiums have been culti... [ more ]

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NASTURTIUM - KING THEODORE NASTURTIUM - KING THEODORE

Tropaeolum nanum - Rich velvet crimson flowers and very dark green foliage. Ht.15 cm Originally from South America, nasturtiums have been cultivated in European gardens for over 300 years and still remain a favourite today. Louise Bebee... [ more ]

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NASTURTIUM - MOON GLEAM NASTURTIUM - MOON GLEAM

Tropaeolum majus - Tropaeolum majus Cool, pale yellow, scented and semi-double. Rare seed. Originally from South America, nasturtiums have been cultivated in European gardens for over 300 years and still remain a favourite today. Louise... [ more ]

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NASTURTIUM - TRAILING NASTURTIUM NASTURTIUM - TRAILING NASTURTIUM

Tropaeolum lobbianum - Used as a massed groundcover or basket/window box plant since the late 1600s. Trails 2 m with large round leaves and long-stemmed, long-spurred flowers in orange and red shades. Originally from South America, n... [ more ]

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NEMESIA - CARNIVAL MIX NEMESIA - CARNIVAL MIX

A great little annual border plant. The tips of the stems have raciness of purple veined yellow, red, orange, pink or white flowers 2.5 cm across. A real show stopper. TYPE: Annual LIGHT: Sun SOIL: Moist, well drained SPACE: 30cm HEI... [ more ]

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ORNAMENTAL KALE ORNAMENTAL KALE

Brassica - Starting ornamental kale in the early spring and nurturing them throughout the summer will reward you with a brilliant folliage display in the fall when the frost has but the rest of the garden to bed. The frilly leaves range fro... [ more ]

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PAINTED TONGUE PAINTED TONGUE

Salpiglossis sinuta - From the Greek salpinx (trumpet) and glossa (tongue). A native of Chile this cheery show stopper will produce 5 cm across funnel-shaped flowers in rich shades of yellow, purple, mahogany and red. Growing to 60 cm the h... [ more ]

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PHEASANT'S EYE PHEASANT'S EYE

Adonis aestivalis - This plant originated from Europe. An easy to grow annual, it hqas finely divided, thread-like leaflets and produces a multitude of cupshaped, dark-centred 1” flowers (much like anemones). It blooms in early summer and,... [ more ]

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POOR MAN'S WEATHER GLASS POOR MAN'S WEATHER GLASS

Anagallis linifolia caerulea - The masses of bright gentian blue flowers close up when rain is threatening; hence the name. A prostrate hardy annual well suited to rock gardens or other areas where low, spreading, longflowering plants are... [ more ]

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POPPY - BEAUTY OF  LIVERMERE POPPY - BEAUTY OF LIVERMERE

Papavar orientale - Originally from northern Iran and north-east turkey, this Perennial poppy will make a worthwhile addition to your gardens. The 20 cm flowers are a glowing crimson-scarlet and will bloom from late spring to mid-summer. Fo... [ more ]

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POPPY - BLACK PEONY POPPY - BLACK PEONY

Papaver paeoniflorum - These full double flowers of deepest purple will grab your attention, especially when massed with white or red poppies. Ht. 90 cm Sp. 40 cm Like the skirts of flamenco dancers or ballerinas, the satiny petals of c... [ more ]

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POPPY - BRIDAL SILK POPPY - BRIDAL SILK

Papaver Rhoes An easy to grow, direct sow annual which is ideal for early spring blooms. This variety has delicate pure white flowers with creamy yellow enters. TYPE: Annual - LIGHT: Sun, Part Shade - SOIL: Not fussy HEIGHT: 40 to 60 cm... [ more ]

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POPPY - DANISH FLAG POPPY - DANISH FLAG

Papaver somniferum - A large white centre is surrounded by blood-red ruffled petals. Ht. 90 cm, Sp.40 Like the skirts of flamenco dancers or ballerinas, the satiny petals of crushed silk dazzle the senses. In 1932, garden writer Henry J.... [ more ]

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POPPY - DOUBLE SHIRLEY POPPY - DOUBLE SHIRLEY

Papaver rhoeas - Watch the poppy heads drop their bud cloaks and within hours open their crinkled silk petals to the sky. Glorious in shades of salmon, rose, scarlet, white and bi-coloured. 2-3 layers of petals in each. Ht. 70 cm, Sp. 20 cm... [ more ]

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POPPY - FLORABUNDA POPPY MIX POPPY - FLORABUNDA POPPY MIX

A colourful mix of many of the varieties we grow on our property. O. Like the skirts of flamenco dancers or ballerinas, the satiny petals of crushed silk dazzle the senses. In 1932, garden writer Henry J. Moore wrote “They occur in colours... [ more ]

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POPPY - HEN AND CHICKENS POPPY - HEN AND CHICKENS

Papaver somniferum - Very large seedheads surrounded by clusters of smaller ones make this variety perfect for those wanting to collect the seed pods for floral arrangements or wreaths. A conversation piece. Mix of colours. Ht 120 cm. Sp 50... [ more ]

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POPPY - PEONY POPPY - PEONY

Papaver somn. var. paeoniflorum - A much sought-after flower, though hard to find, these sumptuous, richlycoloured heirlooms resemble double peonies. Huge 12 cm blooms in lavender, red, white and pink. Leaves are smooth and lettuce-like.... [ more ]

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POPPY - RED LEGION (Field Poppy) POPPY - RED LEGION (Field Poppy)

Papaver rhoeas - The original blood red poppy with the black centre that commemorates the fallen soldiers of Flanders fields. Stunning when grown in a mass. Ht. 2-70 cm, Sp. 20 cm. O. Like the skirts of flamenco dancers or ballerinas... [ more ]

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POPPY - THE GIANT POPPY - THE GIANT

Papaver somn. var. paeoniflorum - The tallest variety of our poppy selection. Grows to 1.5 m with 10 cm flowers that range from reds, pinks, mauves to white. The erect stems carry large blue-green seed pods that are great for dried arrangem... [ more ]

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POPPY - WHITE CLOUD POPPY - WHITE CLOUD

Papaver paeoniflorum - A choice selection of pure white, double, fringed 10 cm flowers. Sure to invite comment. Like the skirts of flamenco dancers or ballerinas, the satiny petals of crushed silk dazzle the senses. In 1932, garden wri... [ more ]

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PORTULACA PORTULACA

Portulaca grandiflora - Picture old-fashioned single rose-like flowers of scarlet, purple, carmine, yellow, apricot, pink and white spilling from a window box and blooming tirelessly all summer long through drought. W. Robinson says... “no... [ more ]

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PUMPKIN-ON-A-STICK PUMPKIN-ON-A-STICK

Solanum Aethiopicum - A member of the egg plant family. This ornamental gourd looks like a tiny orange-red pumpkin. The fruits average about 6cm and have a good shelf life. Great for autumn decorations. - TYPE: Annual - LIGHT: Full Sun... [ more ]

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SIBERIAN MOTHERWORT SIBERIAN MOTHERWORT

Leonurus Sibiricus - A Tall naturalistic vigorous annual with pinkish flowers in whorls on long stalks. It creates a del presence in high borders or as a background for lower plants. TYPE: Annual - LIGHT: Sun - SOIL: Well drained garden... [ more ]

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SILENE - ROSE OF HEAVEN SILENE - ROSE OF HEAVEN

The green- gray leaves of this plant compliment the long-stalked clusters of spreading 25cm white centered rose-pink flowers. They make a good cut flower. TYPE: Annual LIGHT: Sun SOIL: Well drained SPACING: 20cm. HEIGHT: to 50cm. PR... [ more ]

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STAIRCASE PLANT STAIRCASE PLANT

Leonotis leonurus - Back by popular demand!! Rarely seen or offered, this strange and wonderful plant looks like something from a Dr. Suess book. Whorls of fuzzy, rich orange flowers blooms at intervals up tall, spear-like stems which branc... [ more ]

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STRAW FLOWERS STRAW FLOWERS

Helichysum bracteatum - These Australian natives love a hot, sunny spot in the garden and will reward you with 7 cm double- flowered blooms ranging from white and yellow to scarlet. Cut and hang them in small bunches away from direct sunlig... [ more ]

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STUART'S DESERT PEA STUART'S DESERT PEA

Swainsona Formosa - This unusually plant grows wild in Southern Australian. The plant sends up grey-green stems bearing 6 to 8 unusual shaped blood red blooms with glossy black swellings (eyes). A truly unique plant for gardens, baskets or... [ more ]

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SUNFLOWER - AUTUMN BEAUTY SUNFLOWER - AUTUMN BEAUTY

Helianthus annuus - With all the recent hybridization of sunflowers these older strains are becoming increasingly more obscure. 'Autumn Sunset' is a lovely branching, multi-flowered variety with rich colours ranging from golden through de... [ more ]

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SUNFLOWER - DWARF INCREDIBLE SUNFLOWER - DWARF INCREDIBLE

The whole world loves sunflowers. They are easy to grow and a great way to teach children the wonders of a seed. This dwarf variety matures to a robust plant 40cm high with a huge yellow sunflower. It is great for containers, pots or an are... [ more ]

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SUNFLOWER - EBONY & GOLD SUNFLOWER - EBONY & GOLD

Helianthus annuus - A striking cut-flower variety. Tall plants are well-branched bearing gorgeous black-centred, 15-20 cm golden sunflowers on long stems. To 2 cm. All the world loves the joyful exuberance of the sunflower. Easy to gro... [ more ]

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SUNFLOWER - ICE CREAM SUNFLOWER - ICE CREAM

Helianthus debilis - This free flowering vareity has multiple soft creamy yellow flowers with dark centres, is well branched and reaches to 180 cm. An elegant and graceful verticle accent for the back of a border. All the world loves the... [ more ]

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SUNFLOWER - MAMMOUTH SUNFLOWER - MAMMOUTH

Helianthus annuus - Grown by natives and settlers alike for seeds, fibre and fodder, their wide sunny faces have always been a welcoming sight. Country fair sized - some up to 30 cm across. Note how the ripe seeds form a perfect spiral pa... [ more ]

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SUNFLOWER - MOON WALKER SUNFLOWER - MOON WALKER

helianthus - This is one of the tallest sunflowers available. It will stretch to over 3m. It has a branching habit with many soft yellow, dark centered flowers. TYPE: Annual SOIL: Good garden soil LIGHT: Sun SPACING: 30cm HEIGHT... [ more ]

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SUNFLOWER - TEDDY BEAR SUNFLOWER - TEDDY BEAR

Helianthus annuus - This heirloom dwarf variety of sunflowers grows to about 50 cm. The 12 cm flowers are double deep yellow and are ideal for cutting. This variety is as easy to grow as its taller cousins. All the world loves the joy... [ more ]

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SUNFLOWER - TOPOLINO SUNFLOWER - TOPOLINO

Helianthus annuus - A dwarf branching sunflower growing to about 40 cm in height with dark centred medium sized deep yellow blooms. Great for pot culture or border plants. All the world loves the joyful exuberance of the sunflower. Eas... [ more ]

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SWAN RIVER DAISY SWAN RIVER DAISY

Brachycome iberidifolia - Native to Australia, these easy to grow delightful airy plants bear masses of dainty daisylike flowers among deeply cut, grey-green, fern-line foliage. The 4 cm flowers range from purpleblues to whites and pinks wi... [ more ]

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TALL SNAPDRAGONS TALL SNAPDRAGONS

Antirrhinum majus maximum - A must for those who have never grown 90 cmsnapdragons before! Majestic spikes of ruffled snapdragons bloom in gorgeous hues along thick sturdy stems. Excellent mid-level border plants or as sentinels against a w... [ more ]

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TASSEL FLOWER - IRISH POET TASSEL FLOWER - IRISH POET

Emilia Javanica - This annual has long stems and small fluffy light orange flowers in clusters. The flowers have once been described as the windswept hair of an Irish Poet. - TYPE: Annual - LIGHT: Sun, Part Shade - SOIL: Good garden soil... [ more ]

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TICKSEED TICKSEED

Coreopsis Tinctoria - This 120 cm tall North american native A.k. Tickseed is a long blooming, self seeding annual that deserves a spot in any garden. The 60 cm daisy-like blooms range from yellows to brownreds and bi-colours. Cutting them... [ more ]

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TICKSEED - ROULETTE MIX TICKSEED - ROULETTE MIX

Coreopsis Tinctoria - An easy to grow annual. This mixture has double and semi double flowers in golden yellows and mahogany. A great cut flower. TYPE: Annual - LIGHT: Sun, Part Shade - SOIL: Not fussy - HEIGHT: 60 to 80 cm - SEASON:... [ more ]

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TWIN SPUR TWIN SPUR

Diascia barberea - From ‘diaskeo’ meaning ‘to adorn’, this native of South Africa is a member of the snapdragon family. It is a sprawling, trailing plant that bears pink flowers that have two, slender, horn-like spurs on each blossom. Perf... [ more ]

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ZINNIA - CALIFORNIA GIANTS ZINNIA - CALIFORNIA GIANTS

Zinnia elegans - The cut flower Queen, producing an abundance of long stemmed 10 cm zinnias in a host of warm colours. Ht. 90 cm, Sp. 45 cm. “Found” growing in Mexico in 1519, these Mexican wildflowers were developed by Dr. Gottfried Zin... [ more ]

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ZINNIA - DAHLIA FLOWERED MIX ZINNIA - DAHLIA FLOWERED MIX

Zinnia elegans - There are a rainbow of colours in this vareity and it’s as easy to grow as our other zinnias. “Found” growing in Mexico in 1519, these Mexican wildflowers were developed by Dr. Gottfried Zinn, an C18 German flower love... [ more ]

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ZINNIA - ENVY ZINNIA - ENVY

Zinnia elegans - These striking and unusual 5cm chartreuse green, dahlia-type flowers look luminescent in the evening. Ht. 90cm. Sp 45cm. “Found” growing in Mexico in 1519, these Mexican wildflowers were developed by Dr. Gottfried Zinn,... [ more ]

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ZINNIA - OLD MEXICO ZINNIA - OLD MEXICO

Zinnia haageana - Burnished red petals are edged with yellow. Ht. 45 cm, Sp. 45 cm “Found” growing in Mexico in 1519, these Mexican wildflowers were developed by Dr. Gottfried Zinn, an C18 German flower lover. Zinnias are on the verge... [ more ]

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ZINNIA - PURPLE PRINCE ZINNIA - PURPLE PRINCE

Zinnia elegans - Purple flowers were "in" in Victorian gardens and purple zinnias were listed in an English seed catalogue I have from 1887. This variety bears dramatic, royal purple 8 cm blooms and combines beautifully with 'Envy' zinnia,... [ more ]

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ZINNIA - SUPER YOGA ZINNIA - SUPER YOGA

Zinnia elegans - These old fashioned flowers are being rediscovered. The larage flowers range in colours from white, reds, purples, yellows and orange. They are an excellent cut flower with long, straight stems and put on a cheerful show th... [ more ]

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