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Osteospermum Collection (Hardy) - 9 osteospermum jumbo plug plants - 3 of each variety

Osteospermum Collection (Hardy) - 9 osteospermum jumbo plug plants - 3 of each variety

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  • An abundance of flowers from mid summer to mid autumn
  • Plant 'en-masse' for a stunning border feature
  • Spreading habit will help suppress weeds

Versatile and resilient, hardy Osteospermums will thrive in hot, dry, neglected conditions, yet remain some of longest-flowering plants in the garden! Expect vibrant summer colour and weed suppressing ground cover from these easy to grow, sun loving Cape Daisies. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 90cm (36").

  • Collection comprises:
  • Osteospermum 'Snow Pixie' - A perfect contrast to its purple-pink coloured cousins, sporting clean, white petals with a golden yellow eye.
  • Osteospermum 'Tresco Purple' - Bold pink daisy flowers open every morning to greet the sun.
  • Osteospermum jucundum var. compactum - Irrepressibly cheerful, bright pink daisy flowers smother carpets of low growing foliage.

Culinary note: The bright coloured flowers can be used as a garnish or in ice cubes to add an extra dimension to summer drinks. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Price: £14.99

Osteospermum 3D Collection - 20 osteospermum jumbo plug plants - 5 of each colour

Osteospermum 3D Collection - 20 osteospermum jumbo plug plants - 5 of each colour

Double flowers give an extra dimension to this stunning variety of Cape Daisy, the extra layer of petals adds accent and enhances the colours so well that you'll want them on display permanently! Osteospermum '3D Yellow', Osteospermum '3D Purple', Osteospermum '3D Violet Ice' and Osteospermum '3D Yellow' each have double layers of petals, giving them a beautiful effect that will certainly catch the eye. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12")

Culinary note: The bright coloured flowers can be used as a garnish or in ice cubes to add an extra dimension to summer drinks. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Price: £13.99 - £24.99

Osteospermum 'Glistening White' - 1 packet (80 osteospermum seeds)

Osteospermum 'Glistening White' - 1 packet (80 osteospermum seeds)

From the South African countryside comes this classic, silky, pure white flowering plant. For the front of the border in full sun it certainly lives up to its name with the flowers a pure glistening white throughout the day, and closing up each evening. The flowers are borne in great profusion over the whole plant, magnificent for the border, pots, patios and all sunny places.

Culinary note: The bright coloured flowers can be used as a garnish or in ice cubes to add an extra dimension to summer drinks. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Price: £2.99

Arctotis 'T&M Hybrids' - 1 packet (70 arctotis seeds)

Arctotis 'T&M Hybrids' - 1 packet (70 arctotis seeds)

Shades of cream, yellow, orange, red, crimson and purple. Beautiful for the border where the flowers are produced in profusion throughout the summer, and excellent for cutting.Silvery/green finely cut foliage. Flowers mid summer to frost.

Price: £2.99

Osteospermum hybrida 'Passion Mixed' - 1 packet (10 osteospermum seeds)

Osteospermum hybrida 'Passion Mixed' - 1 packet (10 osteospermum seeds)

  • Drought-tolerant variety
Naturally dwarf multi-branching plants with lots of 5cm (2in) flowers of purple, rose and white. En-masse in bedding, borders and containers they make a passionate carpet of summer colour with the advantage of being drought tolerant. Height: 45-60cm (18-24in).

Culinary note: The bright coloured flowers can be used as a garnish or in ice cubes to add an extra dimension to summer drinks. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Price: £4.49

Osteospermum jucundum var. compactum (Hardy) - 3 osteospermum jumbo plug plants

Osteospermum jucundum var. compactum (Hardy) - 3 osteospermum jumbo plug plants

Irrepressibly cheerful, bright pink daisy flowers smother carpets of low growing foliage. Versatile and resilient, hardy Osteospermum jucundum var. compactum will thrive in hot, dry, neglected conditions, yet remains one of longest-flowering plants in the garden! Expect vibrant summer colour and weed suppressing ground cover from this easy to grow, sun loving Cape Daisy. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 90cm (36").

Culinary note: The bright coloured flowers can be used as a garnish or in ice cubes to add an extra dimension to summer drinks. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Price: £11.99

Osteospermum 'Tresco Purple' (Hardy) - 3 osteospermum jumbo plug plants

Osteospermum 'Tresco Purple' (Hardy) - 3 osteospermum jumbo plug plants

Bold pink daisy flowers open every morning to greet the sun. Versatile and resilient, hardy Osteospermum 'Tresco Purple' will thrive in hot, dry, neglected conditions and yet is one of the longest-flowering plants in the garden! Expect vibrant summer colour and weed suppressing ground cover from this easy to grow, sun loving Cape Daisy. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 90cm (36").

Culinary note: The bright coloured flowers can be used as a garnish or in ice cubes to add an extra dimension to summer drinks. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Price: £11.99

Osteospermum 'African Sun' - 1 packet (80 osteospermum seeds)

Osteospermum 'African Sun' - 1 packet (80 osteospermum seeds)

Bushy, free-flowering plants, like a radiant sun with eye-catching golden yellow and vibrant orange bicoloured blooms. Stunning n containers as well as hot, dry borders, attracting bees and butterflies. Height: 30-45cm (12-18 inches).


Culinary note: The bright coloured flowers can be used as a garnish or in ice cubes to add an extra dimension to summer drinks. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Price: £0.99

Osteospermum 'Falling Stars'™ (Sunbrella) - 10 osteospermum Postiplug plants

Osteospermum 'Falling Stars'™ (Sunbrella) - 10 osteospermum Postiplug plants

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Grow the first cascading cape daisy for something really different this summer! This vigorous trailing variety of the African daisy comes in a sunshine blend of five vivid colours that will fill your baskets, window boxes and containers with colour. Famed for their long flowering period, these gorgeous Osteospermums are drought tolerant and simply love the sun. Height and spread: 45cm (18").

Culinary note: The bright coloured flowers can be used as a garnish or in ice cubes to add an extra dimension to summer drinks. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Price: £8.99 - £14.99

Osteospermum 'Snow Pixie' (Hardy) - 3 osteospermum jumbo plug plants

Osteospermum 'Snow Pixie' (Hardy) - 3 osteospermum jumbo plug plants

A perfect contrast to its purple-pink coloured cousins, sporting clean, white petals with a golden yellow eye. Versatile and resilient, hardy Osteospermum 'Snow Pixie' will thrive in hot, dry, neglected conditions, yet remains one of longest-flowering plants in the garden! Expect vibrant summer colour and weed suppressing ground cover from this easy to grow, sun loving Cape Daisy. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 90cm (36").

Culinary note: The bright coloured flowers can be used as a garnish or in ice cubes to add an extra dimension to summer drinks. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Price: £11.99

Summer Flowering Bulb Collection - 425 spring bulbs

Summer Flowering Bulb Collection - 425 spring bulbs

This collection includes five of the most popular and colourful summer-flowering bulbs: Allium Shaerocephalon, Ixia Hogarth, Freesia Mixed, Anemone Blanda and Gladioli mix. Plant them amongst perennials for a pop of colour or in borders and patio pots for a bright display. Supplied as bulbs. These bulbs can be planted straight away, but will be fine to plant right through to late April. The bulbs will begin to flower in 10-12 weeks, although it will vary for each variety with the final flowers coming in July to August.

  • Collection includes -
  • Allium sphaerocephalon (120 bulbs) - An understated allium with unusual oval shaped, purple green flower heads, that associates beautifully with swaying grasses. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 8cm (3"). Bulb size 4/5.
  • Ixia Hogarth (95 bulbs) - This South African corn lily has creamy-white flowers with dark purple centres making an unusual addition to sunny borders and containers with its colourful and free flowering display. Bulb size 05+. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 20cm (8").
  • Freesia Mixed (95 bulbs) - A mix of strong solid flower colours for vibrant container displays in the garden or statement cut flower displays in the home. Perfect for growing in patio containers where their fragrance can be appreciated. Alternatively plant freesia corms at the front of a sunny border where you can get up close to that iconic perfume. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 15cm (6").
  • Anemone Blanda (95 bulbs) - Create a spring carpet of delicate flowers in a mixture of pastel tints with these soft Anemone plants. Delightful daisy shaped blooms with a golden eye are carried above soft green dissected leaves. These graceful beauties are ideal for planting through rockeries, borders and alpine troughs. For maximum impact, try naturalising them in drifts through grass or open woodland. Height: 10cm (4"). Spread: 15cm (6"). Bulb size: 4/5cm.
  • Gladioli mix (20 bulbs) - The hardiest gladioli available! These tough little sword lilies are excellent for planting in groups where they will form large clumps over time. The beautiful hand-painted blooms of hardy Gladioli Mixed are carried on compact stems that won’t need staking, and the loose spikes of bloom make superb cut flowers too. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").

Price: £7.99

Osteospermum 'Blue Eyed Beauty' - 5 osteospermum Postiplug plants

Osteospermum 'Blue Eyed Beauty' - 5 osteospermum Postiplug plants

  • The most rewarding plant for the least effort

Buttery yellow blooms with a contrasting blue eye smother this stocky little African Daisy from June to September. This early flowering variety has a compact, branching habit that is perfect for filling beds and containers, or edging sunny borders. Like all Cape Daisies, Osteospermum 'Blue Eyed Beauty' thrives in hot and sunny conditions, performing beautifully, even in difficult dry soils. Height and spread: 40cm (16").


Culinary note: The bright coloured flowers can be used as a garnish or in ice cubes to add an extra dimension to summer drinks. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Price: £9.99 - £14.99