Gardening with children is a great way to spend time together and teaches them about the great outdoors. It’s also a good excuse for them to get their hands dirty! Children like to see results quickly so we’ve selected a range of safe and easy plants that will flower all summer long. These plants for children are excellent value for money and fun to grow!
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
Helianthus annuus 'Teddy Bear'
(Sunflower)A fun sunflower variety producing large, golden yellow, pom-pom flowers on compact growth. Jazz up your beds, borders and patio containers with Helianthus 'Teddy Bear' and enjoy a continuous show of blooms throughout late summer on well-branched plants. The pollen-free blooms also make a striking and long-lasting cut flower for a vase indoors. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 30cm (12"). Supplied as plug plants. More info