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Annual Bedding Plants


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. Take a look at our full range annual bedding plant plugs and tubers for sale online below.


For help and inspiration take a look at our articles on How to plant hanging baskets and containers and Vertical Gardening.

Annual bedding plants
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Garden Ready Collection

Ideal for busy households - you can still enjoy a colourful garden this summer without the need for trays and pots, growing plants on. We've done that part for you with our range of 'garden-ready-plants'. With a strong, developed root system and healthy top growth these plants can be planted straight into the border or your baskets and patio containers. The collection comprises 4 popular varieties: Begonia 'Apricot Illumination', Geranium 'Jackpot Mix', Petunia 'Frenzy Mix' and Busy Lizzy 'Divine'. Delivery is from late May, when risk of frost is usually gone! Supplied as large plug plants. More info
    • 120 garden ready plug plants - 30 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
    • SAVE £20  
    • £39.96

Petunia 'Surfinia Collection'

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A cascade of colour all summer long! Petunia surfinia plants are unsurpassable for their prolific trailing growth and smothering of trumpet shaped blooms. Petunia flowers are surprisingly weather resistant and carried on stems of up to 120cm, making this collection unbeatable for sheer flower power! Supplied as 30mm plugs.

  • Collection comprises:
  • Petunia 'Surfinia Purple'
  • Petunia 'Surfinia Blood Red'
  • Petunia 'Surfinia Blue'
  • Petunia 'Surfinia Rose Vein'
  • Petunia 'Surfinia White'
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    • 20 petunia plug plants - 4 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • HALF PRICE - SAVE £14.98  
    • £14.98

Summer Bedding Plants Pack

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Fill your beds, borders and containers with colour with our Summer Bedding Plants Pack. This really is everything you need for a brilliant summer display - all in one pack! Varieties are also available separately. Supplied as plug plants.


  • Collection comprises:
  • Antirrhinum majus 'Madame Butterfly Mix' - Beautiful, frilly, double snapdragon flowers will fill your summer borders with glorious colour, lasting far longer than their single flowered cousins. Height: 65cm (26").
  • Begonia 'Organdy' - A reliable variety producing masses of flowers in a wonderful mix of colours, above bronze and green foliage. Height: 30cm (12").
  • Marigold 'Jesters' - Fantastic stripey gold and terracotta blooms on compact bushy plants. Height: 25cm (10").
  • Pansy 'Tea Party' - Compact growing variety with large,colourful blooms. Height: 20cm (8").
  • Rudbeckia 'Cherry Brandy' - Sumptuous cherry-red blooms are borne on robust plants, flowering all summer. Height: 60cm (24").
  • Stocks 'Clove-scented Mix - Wonderfully fragrant flowers in shades of pink, purple and cream. Makes a great cut-flower. Height: 30cm (12").
  • Verbena 'Peaches and Cream' - Trailing stems and pretty peachy-salmon florets make this ideal for borders, pots and baskets. Ht. 30cm (12").
  • Laurentia 'Mixed' - Mounding foliage bursts into bloom with hundreds of pastel-coloured star-shaped flowers. Ht. 20cm.
  • Gazania 'Red Shades' - Vivid ruby-red flowers which will tolerate all weathers for a stunning summer display. Height: 25cm (10").
  • Ageratum 'Blue Danube' - Dwarf, bushy plants house these soft-blue fluffy flower clusters, ideal for bedding. Ht. 20cm.
  • Lobelia 'Ultra Cascade' - A trailing lobelia with a sparkling array of dainty flowers in shades of indigo, pale blue, white, purple and lilac. Trails to: 60cm (24").
  • Petunia 'Bedding Mix' - These vibrant, super-vigorous petunias look fantastic cascading out of baskets or alternatively grown as ground cover. Height: 30cm (12").
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    • 72 plug plants - 6 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • SAVE £9  
    • £14.97
    • 144 plug tray plants - 12 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • SAVE £23  
    • £24.94

Gazania 'Stars In Stripes'

Treasure Flower

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Unique flowers with beautifully contrasting stripes. The dazzling blooms of 'Gazania Stars in Stripes' love to bathe in the heat of the sun; demurely closing their petals during cold or overcast periods. Free flowering and easy to grow, they are also tolerant of coastal conditions. Height and spread: 20cm (8"). Supplied as plug tray plants.
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    • 24 plug tray plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £7.49
    • 48 plug tray plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • SAVE £3  
    • £11.98
    • 72 plug tray plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • SAVE £7.50  
    • £14.97

Fuchsia 'Giant Marbled Collection'

Extravagant, large double blooms in a mix of colours will trail in abundance, covering your containers in a sea of exquisite marbled colour all summer long. Unrivalled for durability and weather resistance these are a must for your hanging baskets and containers Trailing 30cm. Supplied as plug plants.

Culinary information: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Click here for more details about edible flowers.

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    • 20 mixed fuchsia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • Half price - SAVE £14.98  
    • £14.98

Begonia 'Sunburst' (Garden Ready)

Admire the breathtaking blooms of Begonia 'Sunburst' from June through to October. Becoming bigger and fuller as the plant matures, these incredible blooms eventually reach up to 20cm (8”) diameter! With a sturdy, upright habit this fabulous bedding plant is ideal for beds, borders and patio containers. By the end of the season tubers will have been produced which can be lifted and stored for planting out next year too. Height: 40cm (16”). Spread: 35cm (14”). Supplied as plug plants.

Supplied as garden-ready plug plants: If you’ve fallen behind with your planting or if greenhouse space is limited, we can help you catch up with our garden-ready plug plants. These sturdy plants are larger than other plugs so they can be planted straight out in the garden provided that there are no forecasts of frost. Perfect for filling containers, baskets and borders without the need for growing on.

Useful links:

How to plant bulbs, corms and tubers


Culinary information: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Click here for more details about edible flowers.

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    • 30 garden-ready begonia plug plants

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    • £14.99
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    • 60 garden-ready begonia plug plants

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    • SAVE £7  
    • £22.98
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Pansy 'Mystique Blue Halo'

Viola

This stunning new pansy boasts extra large flowers with white centres, purple whiskers and a cool, clear blue surround. Pansy 'Mystique Blue Halo' erupts with an abundance of beautiful blooms from late winter and may even produce the odd bloom in autumn after planting. Easy to grow, this lovely pansy is superb for filling beds, borders, patio containers and window boxes with non-stop spring colour. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 23cm (9"). Supplied as plugtray plants.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 24 pansy plugtray plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £7.99
    • 48 pansy plugtray plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
    • SAVE £3  
    • £12.98

Begonia Half Price Collection

This colourful collection of flowering begonias is perfect for adding a splash of colour to baskets and containers all summer long. For a bright addition to your home, try growing begonias on a sunny windowsill indoors! Tuber size 3/4cm. Trough not supplied.
  • Collection comprises:
  • Non-Stop Begonias
  • Fringed Begonias
  • Cascading Begonias
  • Double Begonias

Useful links:

How to plant bulbs, corms and tubers


Culinary information: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Click here for more details about edible flowers.

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    • 40 begonia tubers - 1 pack of each

    • Despatch: By end of January 2016
    • HALF PRICE - SAVE £17.98  
    • £17.98

Garden Ready 'Glory Collection'

By popular demand we’ve grown on four more of your favourite summer bedding varieties into large 'garden-ready' plug plants for a glorious display in your garden.

If you’ve fallen behind with your planting or if greenhouse space is limited, try this Garden Ready 'Glory Collection'. These sturdy plants are larger than other plugs so they can be planted straight out in the garden provided that there are no forecasts of frost. Perfect for filling containers, baskets and borders without the need for growing on.

Height: 25cm (10"). Spread:45cm (18"). Supplied as large garden-ready plug plants.

  • Collection comprises:
  • Begonia 'Inspiration' - Beautiful iridescent blooms and striking, fleshy bronze and green foliage.
  • Gazania 'Stars in Stripes' - Unique flowers with a beautifully contrasting darker stripe on every petal.
  • Marigold 'Durango' - Neat, well branched, uniform plants that give a fabulous garden performance.
  • Lobelia 'Ultra-cascade' - A sparkling array of dainty flowers in shades of indigo, pale blue, white, purple and lilac.
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    • 120 garden ready plug plants - 30 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
    • Immediate despatch! SAVE £20  
    • £39.96

Pansy 'Frizzle Sizzle Ballerina Mix'

Viola x wittrockiana

Outstanding ruffled blooms in beautiful colours. Height and spread: 23cm (9"). Supplied as plug tray plants.

Culinary information: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Click here for more details about edible flowers.

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    • 24 pansy plug tray plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £8.99
    • 48 pansy plug tray plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
    • SAVE £3  
    • £14.98

Geranium 'Appleblossom'

Pelargonium

A magical variety of geranium, with the most intricate blooms that open up just like rosebuds. Every petal is blushed with pale pink and flower heads are packed with large clusters of them. It's an upright growing variety ideally suited to patio containers and windowboxes, even the border. Ht. 40cm. Supplied as plug plants.
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    • 5 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £11.99
    • 10 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • SAVE £6  
    • £17.98
    • 20 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • SAVE £23  
    • £24.96

Helianthus 'Inca Gold'

Sunflower

Try this brand new trailing sunflower! Masses of golden yellow sunflower blooms will erupt on the lax trailing stems of this superb new variety, adding a splash of cheerful colour throughout late summer. As with all sunflower plants the flowers are highly attractive to bees. Helianthus 'Inca Gold' makes an attractive addition to baskets, window boxes and patio containers, or try growing it as an informal groundcover at the front of beds and borders. Height: 30cm (12"). Trails to: 45cm (18"). Supplied as plug plants. More info
    • 5 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 10 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • SAVE £5  
    • £14.98
    • 20 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • SAVE £20  
    • £19.96