It’s easy to grow your own flowers from seed. Here’s beautiful flowers, growing information & seed collections for gifts.
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 May.
There are lots of lovely Hardy Annual Seeds to sow in April. They are beautiful in your garden, excellent for wildlife and brilliant for cut flowers too.
May is the month to sow Half Hardy Annuals too. Cosmos Antirrhinum (Snapdragons) Rudbeckia and Cleome can all be sown now.
COUNTRY GARDEN SEED SHOP
Butterfly Garden Seed Collection
This selection of flowers for butterflies has masses of gorgeous colourful flowers. There are six packets of seeds in this collection. Flowers are shades of lilac and blue, yellow, white and pink and all of them provide nectar in abundance for Butterflies to feed on. In addition these are all top quality plants often grown by flower farmers for cut flower production..
These are some of the very best flowers for butterflies in the most beautiful shades. If you are planning to grow flowers to encourage butterflies and other beneficial insects into your garden, for cutting or simply to add interest to a neglected area you can't go wrong with this selection! These varieties have been specially selected because butterflies love them. The bonus is that they all complement each other either growing in your garden and as cut flowers too.
Each collection contains seeds for these specific plants:
- Cosmos bipinnatus
- Verbena bonariensis
- Scabiosa atropurpurea
- Calendula officinalis
- Tanacetum parthenium
- Dahlia single mixed
These are all brilliant plants for Summer blooms. This special collection of flowers for butterflies will bloom from June until the end of September or even longer. They are very easy to grow and super productive giving you a lovely show in the garden and plenty of nectar for visiting butterflies.
|Genus||Butterfly Garden Seed Collection|
|Variety||6 Packets of Seeds: Cosmos bipinnatus, Verbena bonariensis, Scabiosa atropurpurea, Calendula officinalis, Tanacetum parthenium, Dahlia single mixed|
|Height & Spread||Various|
|Sow Seeds||Sow seeds direct in spring from March onwards. You can also start seeds off indoors then plant out when your young plants are well established.|
|Plant Out||Move plants to their flowering position in May then allow them to grow on ready for summer flowering.|
|Conditions Required||Like most annual flowers this collection prefers a sunny spot and will also tolerate some dappled shade. Water thoroughly once a week in dry spells for maximum nectar production, keep picking and deadheading and feed each week to keep the flowers going.|
|Flower Production||Buckets of blooms in all shades of blue/lilac, white, yellow and pink produced from June to the end of September or even longer.|
|Picking||Pick early in the morning or in the cool evening and stand flowers in deep water for a few hours before arranging. Cut flowers will last at least 5 days in a vase.|
|Planting Combinations||This Butterfly Garden Seed Collection contains some of the best flowers for Butterflies that you can grow. You will be amazed at how many blooms are produced and how quickly they attract Butterflies to your garden. These varieties have been specially selected to complement each other either growing in your garden or as cut flowers in a bouquet. They will also grow beautifully with other annual flowers|