It’s easy to grow your own flowers from seed. Here’s beautiful flowers, growing information & seed collections for gifts.

Gillian McCullochWelcome to Country Garden Seeds!

Flower Seeds for your garden, for cut flowers and for wildlife.

Do you dream of a beautiful garden full of scented flowers and buzzing with wildlife?
Just sow a few packets of seeds for gorgeous flowers that your wildlife will love too.

In this shop you will find flower seeds for your garden, for cut flowers and for wildlife. Here are some of the best, most beautiful and easiest plants for you to grow.

News September 2021

Woo Hoo! September is the perfect time to sow Hardy Annuals so they can grow and develop into healthy plants throughout autumn. Many Perennials and Wildflowers can be sown now too. There are some seeds that need a cold spell to germinate so autumn is brilliant for getting them off to a good start.
There’s nothing like growing your own flowers from seed. If you want flowers for cutting or a beautiful wildlife garden then a few minutes spent sowing seeds this month will bring wonderful things for you in 2022. It’s good to plan ahead!
Christmas Collections are available now! Seed collections make the perfect gift for keen gardeners and there’s some exciting new products coming soon too… so watch this space.
Do feel free to have a browse if you’d like some inspiration. You’ll find growing information for each flower here in the shop too.

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Ageratum Mixed Seeds

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£1.95
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Ageratum Mixed Seeds

This is a taller variety of Ageratum so it's perfect for cut flowers and for growing in large containers. Grown outdoors, stems reach 45-50cm (18 inches) Grown for cut flowers under cover they'll easily reach 75cm tall (2.5 feet) and will need support. Ageratum produces masses of fluffy round flowers in shades of purple, lavender, pink, blue and white. Grow in borders, patio pots or your cut flower garden.

Also known as the Floss Flower or Mexican Paintbrush, Ageratum are easy to grow and like most half hardy annuals extremely long flowering. Perfect for cut flowers and dried flowers. Ageratum flowers are loved by pollinators such as Bees and other beneficial insects.

Genus Ageratum
Variety Timeless Mixed
Plant Type Half Hardy Annual
Height & Spread 50cm-75cm tall x 15cm/30cm wide
Sow Seeds Sow indoors in modules in spring. Needs light to germinate either cover very lightly or do not cover. Ageratum germinates in 7 to 10 days at 18°C - 21°C. Pot on after 4 weeks. Grow on at 15°C until the young plants have a well developed rootball.
Thin/Plant Out Plant out when the soil has warmed up in May allowing 30cm/12 inches between plants. Plants grown indoors for a crop can be planted closed together (15cm/6 inches) and will need support.
Conditions Required Ageratum are from Mexico and like fertile well drained soil, plenty of water and lots of sunshine although they will tolerate some shade. Feed each week to encourage flower production.
Flower Production Ageratum will flower all summer and well into autumn (July – October) as long as you keep picking the flowers and removing dead heads to prevent your plants setting seed.
Picking Pick flowers when the blooms are three quarters open and remove the lower leaves. For dried flowers harvest when blooms are fully open.
Planting Combinations Ageratum grow well with Cosmos, Dahlias, Rudbeckia and Zinnias and other long flowering Half Hardy Annuals

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