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.
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Erigeron karvinskianus 'Profusion'
Perennial Erigeron are vigorous mat forming plants producing plenty of beautiful flowers. Profusion has blooms which open white then change to pink as they mature. These pretty plants usually have flowers at all stages of development and all shades of pink and white.
Erigeron are brilliant plants for beginners because they are very easy to grow and super productive giving you an excellent show in the garden. What's more they are perennial. Cut the evergreen foliage back after flowering in autumn and they'll regrow to flower again next year. Awarded the prestigious Award of Garden Merit by the RHS.
|Plant Type||Hardy Perennial|
|Height & Spread||25-30cm tall x 30 cm wide (10-12 inches tall x 1 foot wide)|
|Sow Seeds||Sow seeds indoors in February-April. Do not cover seeds as they need light to germinate. Allow seedlings to grow until well established then pot up into containers or terracotta pots or plant out from May onwards. Sow direct April to July.|
|Plant Out||Plant out after the last frosts from May onwards. Once plants are established they are hardy all year round to minus 15°C. Erigeron is lovely in containers and terracotta pots and is the perfect plant to soften garden steps, walls and paving.|
|Conditions Required||Erigeron needs well drained soil in a sunny spot. They will tolerate some dappled shade too. Water thoroughly in dry spells. Deadhead and feed to keep the flowers going.|
|Flower Production||Takes three months from sowing seed to flowering. Masses of blooms produced from May to November.|
|Plant Use||Perfect to soften hard landscaping such as walls, paths and steps. Excellent for Containers and Baskets, lovely for Gravel Gardens and Wildlife Gardens.|
|Planting Combinations||Erigeron are some of the best hardy perennial flowers that you can grow. You will be amazed at how many flowers are produced. They make a great show on their own and blend in well with plants such as Iris which have contrasting form and bold leaves.|