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.

COUNTRY GARDEN SEED SHOP

Larkspur 'Sublime White'

SKU 00027
£1.95
In stock
1
Product Details
Larkspur 'Sublime White' Seeds

Spires of elegant white double flowers on long branching stems are truly sublime. Sow in spring or autumn. Larkspur are very hardy. From an autumn sowing Larkspur produces sturdy plants and flowers early the following year.

For best germination: Seeds need stratification - here's a simple explanation on the blog.

Consolida ambigua commonly known as Annual Larkspur are extremely hardy... they are also classic country garden plants. Their dramatic flowers are good in your borders, for cut flowers and can also be dried to make confetti. If you love Delphiniums then you'll love these! Larkspur are annual Delphiniums.

GenusConsolida
VarietySublime White
Plant TypeHardy Annual
Height and Spread90/120cm x 30/45cm (3-4 feet tall x 12/18 inches)
Sow SeedsSow indoors from February-March. Sow outdoors in April and May then again in August/September
** Seeds need stratification before sowing.**
Thin/Plant OutAllow 45cm (18 inches) between plants.
Conditions RequiredPrefers moist but well drained soil in full sun.

Provide netting support to keep plants upright or the stems will bend.

Flower ProductionBeautiful white flowers produced from May to September.
PickingPick Larkspur early in the morning, remove most of the leaves and stand them in deep water for a few hours before arranging. Lasts 7- 10 days in a vase.
Planting CombinationsLarkspur 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 lime green flowers such as Molucella and Nicotiana.

Save this product for later