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Welcome 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 garden wildlife will love too. Here are some beautiful and easy plants for you to grow.
In October you can sow a batch of Hardy Annuals such as Sweet Peas which will grow to form sturdy young plants before winter sets in. Perennials and Wildflowers can also be sown now.

Summer Jewel Collection

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Summer Jewel Seeds Collection

Long strong stems, bold foliage and masses of gorgeous flowers in rich jewel tones are characteristics of this collection. There are six packets of seeds in this collection. Flowers are all berry shades including cranberry, wine and cherry with hints of pale palest pink and white for contrast. These are top quality plants often grown by flower farmers.
We've taken the hard work out of choosing the very best flowers for you in the most sumptuous jewel colours. If you are planning to grow flowers in your garden for cutting, for a special happy event such as a wedding or anniversary celebration or simply to add colour to a neglected area you can't go wrong with this selection! These varieties have been specially selected to compliment each other either growing in your garden or as cut flowers in a bouquet.
Each collection contains these specific varieties:

  • Amaranthus 'Foxtail'
  • Ocimum basilicum 'Cinnamon'
  • Gomphrena globosa 'Mixed'
  • Zinnia 'Giant Wine'
  • Dahlia 'Bishop's Children'
  • Cosmos 'Seashells'

These are all brilliant plants for mid-late summer flowering and autumn colour. They are very easy to grow and super productive giving you masses of flowers for picking.

Genus Summer Jewel Seed Collection
Variety 6 Packets of Seeds: Amaranthus 'Foxtail', Ocimum basilicum 'Cinnamon', Gomphrena globosa 'Mixed', Zinnia 'Giant Wine', Dahlia 'Bishop's Children' and Cosmos 'Seashells'

Plant Type Half Hardy Annuals
Height & Spread Various
Sow Seeds Sow seeds direct in May for summer and autumn flowers.
In cold areas you can start seeds off indoors.
Plant Out After the last frost date in your area.
Conditions Required Like most annual flowers this collection prefers a sunny spot.
Water thoroughly in dry spells, keep picking/deadheading and feed to keep the flowers going.
Flower Production Buckets of blooms in rich jewel shades produced from July to October or even longer.
Picking Pick early in the morning or in the cool evening and stand flowers in deep water for a few hours before arranging.
Cut flowers will last at least 5 days in a vase.
Planting Combinations This Summer Jewel Collection contains some of the best annual flowers that you can grow. You will be amazed at how many flowers are produced. These varieties have been specially selected to compliment each other either growing in your garden or as cut flowers in a bouquet.

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