Colourful and floriferous, annual bedding plants are a terrific addition to patio containers, hanging baskets and summer beds and borders. They’re also useful for filling in gaps in perennial borders, where they will flower non-stop all summer. From trailing to upright varieties, and dwarf to tall, you’re sure to find something to suit your summer garden in our great value range. For help and inspiration take a look at our articles on how to plant hanging baskets and containers and Vertical Gardening.
Ageratum houstonianum 'Ocean Blue'
(Floss Flower)Large fluffy blue flowers cover this dwarf, compact ageratum. Ocean Blue will certainly add texture and colour to your summer beds, borders and containers with its weather resistant blooms. The nectar rich flowers of this strong growing variety are also attractive to butterflies. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 25cm (10"). Supplied as plug tray plants. More info
Tagetes patula (French Marigold)Instant sunshine for your beds and borders! A succession of double, intense yellow orange blooms smother this compact variety of French marigold all summer long. The perfect choice for bedding, containers and edging borders. Height and spread: 25cm (10"). Supplied as plug tray plants.
Culinary information: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Click here for more details about edible flowers.More info