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?
The truth is that it’s not just a dream but a distinct possibility for you.

In this shop you will find flower seeds for your garden, for cut flowers and for wildlife. I have grown these flowers myself then selected the best, most beautiful and easiest plants for you to grow. To find out more about a plant just click on the images below to open the page and read more about how to grow them.

Seeds to sow in July.

There are lots of lovely Biennial Flower Seeds to sow this month. Biennials are brilliant for early flowers next spring and just a little forward planning pays off big time. Many Biennials are beautiful in your garden, excellent for wildlife and brilliant for cut flowers too.

Wallflower Sunset MixedPlants like  Erysimum (Wallflowers) Digitalis (Foxgloves) Dianthus (Sweet William) Papaver nudicaule (Iceland Poppies) Myosotis (Forget-me-nots) Hesperis (Sweet Rocket) and Lunaria annua (Honesty) can be sown now ready for flowering next spring.

The best things about growing your own Biennial flowers from seed are:

  1. You can have MASSES of blooms in a colour scheme of your choice.
  2. There’s no need to break the bank… seeds are plentiful and INEXPENSIVE.
  3. There’s little effort required and anyone can do it. Sow them outdoors and let them grow on either in a ‘nursery’ bed or where you want them to flower next spring.


Anthemis arvensis

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Anthemis arvensis Seeds

Corn Chamomile is one of our most beautiful aromatic wildflowers. This lovely annual plant produces sturdy stems with feathery foliage topped by masses of daisy-like white flowers, each with a central yellow disk. Blooms are full of nectar and easy for Bees and Butterflies to land on. In fact they are great for lots of pollinating insects and listed by the RHS as Perfect for Pollinators.

Lovely for cottage gardens and for wilder parts of manicured gardens such as an orchard, Corn Chamomile flowers from June until July/August. They are also suited to naturalistic planting schemes and wild flower meadows where they grow beautifully with Grasses such as Briza, Ox-eye Daisies, Geranium and other British wildflowers. Their strong stems provide support for wildflowers such as Cornflowers and Poppies.

Grow Anthemis arvensis in full sun with well drained soil for best results.

GenusAnthemis arvensis

Common nameCorn Chamomile
Plant TypeAnnual Wildflower.
Height & Spread60-75cm (2-2.5 feet) tall x 30cm (1 foot) spread
Sow SeedsSow directly onto a well prepared seedbed in spring or autumn. For the earliest flowers direct sow in autumn (September-October) for blooms from the end of May onwards. Alternatively sow in spring (February-April) for flowers from June all summer long.
Thin/Plant OutAllow a minimum space of 30cm per plant.
Conditions RequiredAnthemis arvensis love well drained soil. They prefer a site with plenty of sunshine. They are hardy annuals and will survive cold winters as long as the soil isn't waterlogged.
Flower ProductionBlooms are produced from the end of May until July/August. Once flowering is over allow the plants to self-seed.
PickingCut flowers regularly and dead-head to make sure that your plants continue to produce new blooms. When cutting place the cut flowers into a tall bucket of clean water. Allow to rest overnight before arranging. Anthemis arvensis is lovely in a posy of wildflowers.
Planting CombinationsCorn Chamomile is lovely with many cornfield wildflowers and grows particularly well with Grasses, Ox-Eye Daisies, Geranium, Poppies and Cornflowers

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