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?
Just sow a few packets of seeds for gorgeous flowers that your wildlife will love too.

In this shop you will find flower seeds for your garden, for cut flowers and for wildlife. Here are some of the best, most beautiful and easiest plants for you to grow.

News September 2021

Woo Hoo! September is the perfect time to sow Hardy Annuals so they can grow and develop into healthy plants throughout autumn. Many Perennials and Wildflowers can be sown now too. There are some seeds that need a cold spell to germinate so autumn is brilliant for getting them off to a good start.
There’s nothing like growing your own flowers from seed. If you want flowers for cutting or a beautiful wildlife garden then a few minutes spent sowing seeds this month will bring wonderful things for you in 2022. It’s good to plan ahead!
Christmas Collections are available now! Seed collections make the perfect gift for keen gardeners and there’s some exciting new products coming soon too… so watch this space.
Do feel free to have a browse if you’d like some inspiration. You’ll find growing information for each flower here in the shop too.

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Larkspur 'Summer Sky'

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Larkspur 'Summer Sky' Seeds

This is our unique selection of the Sublime Larkspur range with spires of double flowers in four shades of blue plus white on long branching stems. This variety is often chosen by commercial flower growers and farmer /florists because of their vigour, health and productivity.
There are five colours in this mix: Dark Blue (almost purple) Azure Blue, Lilac, White and Bicolour which is truly beautiful with blue and white blooms.
If you love Delphiniums you'll love Larkspur... they are annual Delphiniums.



Annual Larkspur are extremely hardy... they are classic country garden plants. From an autumn sowing Larkspur produces sturdy plants
and flowers early the following year. They can also be sown in spring and will flower just 16 weeks later.
Seeds need COLD STRATIFICATION - please see a simple explanation on the blog.

Their dramatic flowers are good in your borders, for cut flowers and for making confetti.

Genus Consolida
Variety Summer Sky (Sublime Series) Five colours: Azure Blue, Dark Blue, Lilac, White and Bicolour (blue & white)
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 autumn, September/October.
** 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 Larkspur usually take 15/16 weeks from sowing to flowering.
Beautiful double flowers produced from May to September.
Picking Pick Larkspur early in the morning when one third of the blooms are open on the stem.
Remove most of the leaves and stand them in deep water for a few hours before arranging. Lasts 10 days in a vase. If you want to dry the petals for confetti then pick your flowers when just the top three blooms are still closed.
Hang bunches together in a warm, dry, dark place for two weeks.

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 other tall Larkspurs, Ammi and Dill.

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