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 July.

There are lots of lovely Biennial Flower Seeds to sow this month. 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.

Wallflower Sunset MixedPlants like  Erysimum (Wallflowers) Digitalis (Foxgloves) Dianthus (Sweet William) Papaver nudicaule (Iceland Poppies) Myosotis (Forget-me-nots) Hesperis (Sweet Rocket) and Lunaria annua (Honesty) can be sown now ready for flowering next spring.

The best things about growing your own Biennial flowers from seed are:

  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.


Rudbeckia hirta Cappuccino

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Rudbeckia hirta Cappuccino Seeds

Rudbeckia Cappuccino is one of my favourite plants. With huge conker coloured blooms and a long flowering period these plants are fabulously glamorous. It is easy to grow from seed, makes a lovely cut flower and is perfect for pollinating insects. Grow these in your garden and I am sure that you will love them just as much as I do!

GenusRudbeckia hirta
Plant TypeHalf Hardy Annual
Height & Spread60cm/2 feet Tall x 30cm/1 foot wide
Sow SeedsSow seeds indoors from mid February, March and April then plant outside after the last frosts. Please note that Rudbeckia seeds are tiny and need light to germinate so do not cover.
Thin/Plant OutPlant young plants 30cm/1 foot apart
Conditions RequiredRudbeckia like full sun and moist but well drained soil
Please make sure that the soil does not dry out or the plants will suffer
Flower ProductionRudbeckia Cappuccino takes 10 -12 weeks from seed to flower then produces blooms for a good three months. Sow twice (Beginning of March and End of April) for flowers all summer long from July until the first frosts in October.
PickingPick flowers and dead head regularly to encourage production of new blooms.
Cut flowers last up to two weeks in a vase if you change the water frequently.
Plant CombinationsThe mahogany coloured blooms of Cappuccino combine beautifully with autumn grasses, the deep blue flowers of Cerinthe and Salvia virids and other Rudbeckias such as the golden yellow of Irish Eyes and Marmalade.

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