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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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Rudbeckia hirta 'Toto' (Garden Ready)

Coneflower, Black-eyed Susan

How about this for a bright, zesty, alternative to French marigolds? Rudbeckia hirta ‘Toto’ is a compact and bushy summer plant, perfect for your garden borders, they're quick to burst into masses of golden blooms with deep brown central cone, This half hardy annual will continue flowering well into autumn. Height 25cm (10"). Spread 30cm (12").

 

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    • 30 rudbeckia garden ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99

Salvia 'Blaze Of Fire' (Garden ready)

Scarlet Sage, Salvia splendens 'Fireball'

Super scarlet salvia flowers sit proudly above rich green foliage from June until October making this the perfect bedding plant for a blaze of summer colour. Salvia 'Blaze Of Fire' has a compact, branching habit that is well suited to containers, window boxes and hanging baskets. Height and spread: 30cm (12"). Supplied as garden ready plants.

 

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    • 30 garden ready salvia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99

Marigold 'French Vanilla' (Garden ready)

Tagetes erecta, African Marigold

This creamy-white flowered African marigold produces masses of large blooms up to 8cm (3") across that are absolutely pure in colour. Making a refreshing change from the usual yellows and oranges, the pom-pom flowers of Marigold 'French Vanilla' are borne on compact, bushy plants. An added bonus is a less pungent aroma compared to most other marigolds! These charming plants are perfect for bringing a contemporary twist to beds, borders and patio containers. Height and spread: 45cm (18"). Supplied as garden-ready plants

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

 

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    • 30 garden ready marigold plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99

Busy Lizzie 'Divine' (New Guinea) (Garden ready)

Impatiens x hawkeri

Since 2011 Busy Lizzie stocks have been virtually eradicated by the fungal disease Downy Mildew. Fortunately New Guinea varieties like Busy Lizzie ‘Divine’ are unaffected so you can be sure of a fabulous display. Its large flowers in a mix of red, orange, lavender, white and magenta are perfect for adding colour to patio pots and garden borders. These robust Impatiens plants are vigorous and strong growing, withstanding wet, dry, cold or hot conditions throughout the summer. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 35cm (14").

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.

 

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    • 30 garden ready Busy Lizzie plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99

Fuchsia 'Fairy Blue'

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Dainty fairy-like flowers dance in the breeze, with purple-blue skirts beneath sparkling white sepals. Fuchsia 'Fairy Blue' produces a profusion of blooms throughout summer on bushy, upright stems. This compact half hardy fuchsia is perfect for growing in patio containers and filling gaps in summer borders. Height and spread: 70cm (28"). Supplied as 30mm plugs.

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

 

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    • 5 fuchsia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £9.99 £6.99
    • 10 fuchsia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £19.98 £9.98
    • 20 fuchsia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £29.96 £14.96

Begonia 'Organdy'

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Masses of flowers in a wonderful mix of colours with bronze and green foliage. Surprisingly tolerant of dry or wet conditions, this reliable variety will fill your beds, borders and containers with flowers throughout the whole summer. Height and spread: 25cm (10"). Supplied as plug tray plants.

 

Buy this variety in a larger size
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    • 24 begonia plug tray plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £7.99

Begonia 'Inspiration'

Begonia 'Inspiration' bears beautiful iridescent blooms and striking, fleshy bronze and green foliage. Flowering all summer and well into autumn, this compact begonia tolerates any weather, wet or dry making it ideal for our unpredictable summers! This colourful bedding plant is ideal for beds, containers and baskets. Height and spread: 25cm (10"). Supplied as plug tray plants.


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    • 24 begonia plug tray plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £9.99 £4.99
    • 48 begonia plug tray plants

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    • £14.98 £8.98
    • 72 begonia plug tray plants

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    • £19.97 £11.97
    • 140 begonia mini-plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99

Begonia 'Organdy' (Garden ready)

Begonia 'Organdy' bears beautiful iridescent blooms and striking, fleshy bronze and green foliage. Flowering all summer and well into autumn, this compact begonia tolerates any weather, wet or dry making it ideal for our unpredictable summers! This colourful bedding plant is ideal for beds, containers and baskets. Height and spread: 25cm (10").

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

 

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    • 30 garden ready begonia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99

Cosmos atrosanguineus 'Chocamocha'

Chocolate Cosmos, Bidens atrosanguineus

The sumptuous, velvety maroon-brown blooms of the Chocolate Cosmos make a fabulous feature in late summer borders. With their richly coloured petals and delicious cocoa fragrance this is definitely one for chocoholics. The nectar rich blooms are irresistible to pollinating insects too! Bred in the UK, Cosmos atrosanguineus 'Chocamocha' has a compact, bushy habit that is ideal for patio containers or the front of sunny borders. Although often grown as an annual, this lovely Cosmos can easily be over-wintered as a perennial when grown in containers and kept in frost free conditions. Supplied as plug plants. Height and spread: 30cm (12").


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    • 3 cosmos plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 6 cosmos plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £17.98

Begonia semperflorens 'Summer Jewels Mixed' (Garden Ready)

Traditionally a bed/border plant, these begonia semperflorens ‘Summer Jewels Mixed’ are now available as a true, trailing variety. These delightful half-hardy perennials will cascade from planters and hanging baskets with a medley of red, pink and white blooms which will repeat flower from June right through until October, the flowers are set beautifully against the dark green or red foliage too which adds extra interest to your displays! Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 30cm (12"). Supplied as plug tray plants. Our garden-ready plug plants can be planted straight into the garden or containers without the need for growing on. They are delivered to you 'green', before flowering - that way they can put all of their energy into root development, ready for better folowering once etsablished.

 

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    • 30 begonia garden ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99

Petunia 'Purple Passion'

Petunia 'Purple Passion' gives fantastic, scented displays when trainbed up trellis, fencing and obelisks. Or you can let it spread through beds and borders for a carpet of colourful ground cover. However you choose to use it, 'Purple Passion' will creat a wondeful focal point for your garden this summer. Height and spread: 1.5m (5'). 

 

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    • 5 petunia plug plants

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    • £9.99
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    • 10 petunia plug plants

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    • £19.98
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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

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    • £39.96
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