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.


Clarkia amoena Double Mixed

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Clarkia amoena 'Double Mixed' Seeds

Clarkia 'Double Mixed' is an extremely hardy annual with long stems of gorgeous flowers in a shades rose pink, red and white. It is easy to grow and is good for cut flowers too. Every bud will open in the vase. Sow direct where you want flowers to bloom in spring then sow again in autumn. An autumn sowing will produce early flowers the following year.

Often called the Butterfly Flower, Clarkia is loved by Butterflies and Moths so is great in a wildlife garden. They are really easy and rewarding to grow so perfect seeds for children to sow.

GenusClarkia amoena
VarietyDouble Mixed
Plant TypeHardy Annual, Wildlife Flower, Seeds for Children
Height & Spread60 cm tall x 30cm wide (18 inches tall x 12 inches)
Sow SeedsSow outdoors in autumn then again in spring for maximum
flower production. Clarkia plants are very cold tolerant.
Thin/Plant OutAllow 30cm (12 inches) between plants.
Conditions RequiredPrefers moist but well drained soil in full sun.
Water thoroughly in dry spells.
Flower ProductionBeautiful long stems of richly coloured flowers produced from May to October.
PickingPick Clarkia early in the morning, strip the leaves and stand them in deep water for a few hours before arranging. Lasts 10 days in a vase.
Planting CombinationsClarkia is one of the easiest and most stunning annual flowers you can grow. If you are growing flowers for Butterflies you may also like Wildflowers, Cosmos, Verbena and Dahlias.
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