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 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.


Salvia viridis Bouquet Mixed


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Salvia viridis 'Bouquet Mixed'

Salvia viridis 'Bouquet Mixed' is an exceptionally long flowering annual with pink, white and blue bracts produced on sturdy plants. Commonly known as Clary it’s a brilliant plant for beginners. It is easy to grow, produces masses of flowers/foliage for cutting and drying. Clary is brilliant for edging paths and growing in containers too.

Sow in spring when the soil has warmed up for summer flowers... then sow again in autumn. An autumn sowing will produce early flowers the following year. If you live in a cold area then the protection of a cold frame or unheated greenhouse is best. I love Salvia viridis in my garden!

GenusSalvia viridis
VarietyBouquet Mixed
Plant TypeHardy Annual
Height & Spread45cm tall x 30cm wide (18 inches tall x 12 inches)
Sow SeedsIn mild areas sow outdoors in spring (mid February, March and April) when the soil has warmed up (use a cloche if necessary) then sow again in August/September. In cold areas start Salvia seedlings off indoors.
Thin/Plant OutAllow 30cm (12 inches) between plants.
Conditions RequiredPrefers moist but well drained soil in full sun.
Water thoroughly in dry spells.
Flower ProductionBeautiful pink white and blue bracts produced from May to October.
PickingPick Salvia early in the morning, strip half the stem and stand them
in deep water for a few hours before arranging. Lasts 10 days in a vase.
Planting CombinationsSalvia viridis Bouquet Mixed is one of the best annual flowers you can grow. You will be amazed at how prolific these flowers are! They look brilliant with taller flowers in similar shades such as Larkspur and grow particularly well with Salvia viridis 'Oxford Blue'

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