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 August

August is a great time to sow Wild Flowers. The soil is warm and seeds germinate fast producing lovely healthy plants before winter sets in. British wildflowers are quite hardy and will survive the worst of our winter weather. As soon as temperatures warm up in spring they’ll start producing more shoots and leaves ready for flowering in early summer. Buy them individually or in collections for specific areas of your garden.

Order Annual Seeds August is a great time to plan your Cutting Patch or Annual flower scheme for next year. Order your favourite seeds now to make sure you get exactly what you want. I recommend sowing super hardy annuals outdoors at the end of August or in September so your new plants can produce good foliage and roots before it becomes too cold. You’ll always get the strongest plants with most flowers by sowing early like this and you’ll save precious time in spring too.

If you’re looking for beautiful plants to grow with your spring bulbs then sow plenty of Biennials such as Wallflowers, Forget-me-nots, Iceland Poppies and Sweet William. Taller plants like Foxgloves, Honesty and Sweet Rocket are brilliant in semi shaded places. Get them in now in August because they need to form sturdy young plants before winter sets in. 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.

  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.

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Erigeron karvinskianus 'Profusion'

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Erigeron karvinskianus 'Profusion' Seeds

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. You may also know them as Australian Daisy or Mexican Fleabane.

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.



GenusErigeron karvinskianus
VarietyProfusion
Plant TypeHardy Perennial
Height & Spread25-30cm tall x 30 cm wide (10-12 inches tall x 1 foot wide)
Sow SeedsSow 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 OutPlant 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 RequiredErigeron 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 ProductionTakes three months from sowing seed to flowering. Masses of blooms produced from May to November.
Plant UsePerfect to soften hard landscaping such as walls, paths and steps. Excellent for Containers and Baskets, lovely for Gravel Gardens and Wildlife Gardens.
Planting CombinationsErigeron 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.
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