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
Larkspur 'Sublime Lilac'
Masses of elegant lilac double flower spikes on long branching stems and feathery foliage. Sow in spring for summer flowers and again in autumn. From an autumn sowing Larkspur produces sturdy plants and early flowers the following year.
Seeds need stratification - it's easy to do... you can see a simple explanation on the blog.
Annual Larkspur are extremely hardy... they are classic country garden plants. Their dramatic flowers are good in your borders, for cut flowers and for drying to make confetti too. If you love Delphiniums then you'll love these! Larkspur are annual Delphiniums.
|Plant Type||Hardy Annual|
|Height and Spread||90/120cm x 30/45cm (3-4 feet tall x 12/18 inches)|
|Sow Seeds||Sow indoors in February/March. Sow outdoors in April/May then again in August/September. ** Seeds need stratification before sowing.**|
|Thin/Plant Out||Allow 45cm (18 inches) between plants.|
|Conditions Required||Prefers moist but well drained soil in full sun.|
Provide netting support to keep plants upright or the stems will bend.
|Flower Production||Beautiful lilac flowers produced from May to September.|
|Picking||Pick Larkspur early in the morning, remove most of the leaves and stand them|
in deep water for a few hours before arranging. Lasts 10 days in a vase.
|Planting Combinations||Larkspur is one of the best annual flowers you can grow. You will be amazed at how gorgeous these flowers are and how talented you are for growing them! |
They grow particularly well with Dark Blue Larkspur and airy fillers such as Ammi and Dill.