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
Clarkia amoena Double Mixed
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.
|Plant Type||Hardy Annual, Wildlife Flower, Seeds for Children|
|Height & Spread||60 cm tall x 30cm wide (18 inches tall x 12 inches)|
|Sow Seeds||Sow outdoors in autumn then again in spring for maximum|
flower production. Clarkia plants are very cold tolerant.
|Thin/Plant Out||Allow 30cm (12 inches) between plants.|
|Conditions Required||Prefers moist but well drained soil in full sun.|
Water thoroughly in dry spells.
|Flower Production||Beautiful long stems of richly coloured flowers produced from May to October.|
|Picking||Pick 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 Combinations||Clarkia 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.|