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Welcome 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 garden wildlife will love too. Here are some beautiful and easy plants for you to grow.
In October you can sow a batch of Hardy Annuals such as Sweet Peas which will grow to form sturdy young plants before winter sets in. Perennials and Wildflowers can also be sown now.

Candytuft Mixed

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Candytuft Mixed Seeds

Candytuft is a super little Hardy Annual flower. It has rounded heads of pastel blooms in shades of lilac, lavender, pink, white. Foliage is fresh green and the plants look delicate and frothy. In fact they are quite tough with sturdy stems and will cope with most gardens as long as you plant them in a sunny place.

This lovely hardy annual plant is brilliant for edging your borders or cut flower beds. It's an ideal plant for patio containers too. Candytuft one of the easiest annuals to grow from seed and lovely for beginners or children to grow too. Candytuft is especially lovely in posies of mixed flowers. It’s good for pollinating insects too. Sow in succession for flowers this summer and sow again in late summer or autumn for early flowers next year.

Genus Candytuft Mixed
Plant Type Hardy Annual
Height & Spread 25 cm/ 10 inches tall x 15cm/6 inches wide
Sow Seeds Sow direct in March, April and May. Sow again in late summer/early autumn for early flowers next year. Sowing in spring to flowering usually takes 14 weeks.
Thin/Plant Out Thin seedlings to 15cm apart.
Conditions Required Candytuft is native to dry sunny places and although it will grow in most soil conditions it prefers a sunny, well drained, sheltered spot.
Flower Production Candytuft flowers from June – September
Picking Choose a cool part of the day to pick such as early morning or evening.
Planting Combinations Scented pastel Candytuft flowers look lovely grown in a swathe all together, at the feet of climbers such as Sweet Peas and with Salvia 'Bouquet Mixed'

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