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 July 2021

July is a great time to sow all sorts of flower seeds. This is a great month to sow Biennials such as Forget-me-Nots, Wallflowers and Sweet William for early flowering next Spring. You can carry on sowing Perennials and Wildflowers in July too. You can also sow quick growing Hardy Annuals such as Poppies and some Half Hardy Annuals such as Sunflowers. Get them going now and they’ll go on flowering until the winter cold sets in and the frost arrives.
There are so many lovely flowers to grow now. 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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Calendula officinalis Snow Princess

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Calendula officinalis 'Snow Princess' Seeds

Calendula Snow Princess has open daisy like flowers with petals in the palest shades of ivory and lemon. Buds and newly opened flowers are lemon yellow which gradually fades over time to almost white. Flower centres are yellow and brown. Grows to 60cm tall with nice long stems for cutting.

Excellent in the garden, perfect for pollinators and cut flowers too. Calendula Snow Princess adds a touch of colour to a bunch of white flowers without overpowering them. Lovely for weddings and other celebrations.

Commonly known as Pot Marigolds, Calendula is a classic country garden hardy annual. Calendula are quick and easy to grow. Sow in spring for flowers this summer. Sow again in autumn for stronger plants and early flowering from May next year.

Genus Calendula officinalis
Variety Snow Princess
Plant Type Hardy Annual, Cut Flower, Container Plant
Height and Spread 60cm x 30cm ( inches x 12 inches)
Sow Seeds Outdoors in April/May or August/September
Thin/Plant Out Allow 30cm (12 inches) between plants.
Conditions Required Calendula prefers well drained soil in full sun.

Keep picking flowers and dead-heading to encourage new flowers.

Flower Production Sow in succession for flowers from May to October or even longer in warm sheltered places.
Picking Pick Calendula early in the morning, remove lower leaves then stand them in deep water for a few hours before arranging. Lasts 5-7 days in a vase.
Planting Combinations Calendula Snow Princess has flowers in the palest shades of ivory and lemon.
They grow particularly well with most white flowers and blue flowers.
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