Thompson & Morgan

'Apricot'

Apricot 'Flavourcot'® - 1 feathered maiden apricot tree

Apricot 'Flavourcot'® - 1 feathered maiden apricot tree

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Specially bred for the cooler UK climate, to produce huge crops of large egg sized, delicious orange-red fruits with outstanding colour, texture and flavour. Being late flowering, Apricot 'Flavourcot'® is also frost resistant so you will always get a crop. This variety is ideal for cooking, as well as being sweet and juicy when eaten fresh from the tree in August.

Propagated onto 'Montclare' rootstock to create a small, manageable tree that is proven to give a bigger crop of apricots. Apricot 'Flavourcot'® is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: Up to 2.5m (8') Rootstock: Montclare.


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 2 years.
Estimated time to best yields: 5 years.


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

Price: £19.99

Apricot 'Aprigold'® (patio) - 1 patio apricot tree

Apricot 'Aprigold'® (patio) - 1 patio apricot tree

With red tinged growing tips and pale pink spring blossom, this naturally dwarf Apricot tree makes a pretty container plant. Good yields of deliciously sweet, full sized fruits can be harvested each year from late July. Apricot 'Aprigold'® makes a superb patio fruit tree - the perfect feature for smaller gardens.


Propagated onto 'Peach Seedling' rootstock to create a small, manageable tree. Apricot 'Aprigold'® is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: 1m (39") Rootstock: Peach Seedling.


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 2 years.
Estimated time to best yields: 5 years.


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

Price: £34.99

Stone Fruit Collection - 2 feathered maidens - 1 of each variety

Stone Fruit Collection - 2 feathered maidens - 1 of each variety

Years ago growing nectarines, peaches and apricots used to be considered difficult for many gardeners. But times have changed and with a warmer climate and modern breeding, it's never been easier to grow your own mouth-watering stone fruits.


The fruit trees in this collection are propagated onto 'Montclare' rootstock to create productive, manageable trees with medium vigour. These trees are self-fertile and therefore do not require pollination companions. The fruits can be harvested in August. Height and spread: Up to 3m (9'). Rootstock: Montclare .


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 2 years.
Estimated time to best yields: 5 years.


  • Collection comprises 1 tree each of:
  • Peach 'Avalon Pride' - The first Peach Leaf Curl resistant variety bearing pretty pink flowers followed by large, deliciously juicy fruits.
  • Apricot 'Flavourcot®' - Specially bred for the cooler UK climate, to produce huge crops of large egg sized, delicious orange-red fruits with outstanding colour, texture and flavour.

Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

Price: £54.99

Aprium 'Cot 'n Candy'® - 1 maiden aprium tree

Aprium 'Cot 'n Candy'® - 1 maiden aprium tree

Get the best of both worlds with this amazing hybrid fruit tree. Part apricot and part plum, the crunchy fruits have are plum-shaped with an intensely sweet apricot flavour. Aprium 'Cot 'n Candy'® produces good yields of these unusual, mouth-watering fruits that can be harvested from early August.



Estimated time to cropping once planted: 2 years.
Estimated time to best yields: 4 years.


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

Price: £37.99

Plum/Cot Collection - 2 maiden trees - 1 of each variety

Plum/Cot Collection - 2 maiden trees - 1 of each variety

Get the best of both worlds with these amazing hybrid fruit trees. Part plum and part apricot, these two interspecific hybrids produce unique fruits that can be enjoyed from August onwards.


These naturally small trees are grafted onto a semi-dwarfing rootstock, to produce compact, productive trees. Pluot 'Purple Candy'® and Aprium Cot 'n' Candy'® are both self-fertile and therefore do not require pollination companions. Height and spread: 2.5m (8'). Rootstock: Peach Seedling.


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 2 years.
Estimated time to best yields: 4 years.


  • Collection comprises:
  • Aprium 'Cot 'n' Candy'® - Part apricot and part plum, the crunchy fruits have are plum-shaped with an intensely sweet apricot flavour.
  • Pluot 'Purple Candy'® - Combines the fragrant taste of an apricot and the juiciness of a plum in large, smooth, red skinned fruits that can be harvested from August.

Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

Price: £59.99

Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid - 1 packet (15 begonia seeds)

Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid - 1 packet (15 begonia seeds)

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A best-seller, Begonia Apricot Shades is as versatile as it is beautiful! Large, cascading double blooms in sunshine shades of apricot and lemon will pour from your containers from July to October. These tuberous begonias will perform whatever the weather, in sun or semi shade. The trailing habit of Begonia Apricot Shades Improved makes them ideal for hanging baskets, window boxes and flower pouches for a really impressive display that will light up even a shady corner. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

Culinary note: Add the bright coloured petals to sandwiches or salads for a light lemon taste and crisp texture. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Price: £3.99

Rose 'Gloire de Dijon' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3 litre potted rosa plant

Rose 'Gloire de Dijon' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3 litre potted rosa plant

Deliciously fragrant and blooming constantly all through the summer and autumn, Rose 'Gloire de Dijon' is a vigorous climbing rose that will certainly make itself a favourite in any garden. Capable of growing to dizzying heights, this prettily flowered rosa would look great growing against a house, where the scent can drift in through open windows in the warmer weather, or alternatively, grow it through a large tree to add a new dimension of colour! The double, creamy/buff flowers will always look good wherever it is grown! Height: 8m (26'). Spread: 4m (13').

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Rosehips and petals can be used in making syrups and the petals will add flavour to cold drinks or fruit dishes. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Price: £23.99 - £35.99

Phlox drummondii 'Phlox of Sheep' - 1 packet (250 phlox seeds)

Phlox drummondii 'Phlox of Sheep' - 1 packet (250 phlox seeds)

Phlox of Sheep' is a garden annual of exceptional quality and character. This totally unique and exclusive blend of pastel hues and bicolours, through pinks, yellows, apricot, red and then pure white is the result of many years work. The gorgeous different colours come together to give a plethora of flower and soft colour during the summer in bedding, borders and containers. Height: 25-30cm (10-12in).

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Price: £0.99

Godetia 'Apple Blossom' - 1 packet (750 godetia seeds)

Godetia 'Apple Blossom' - 1 packet (750 godetia seeds)

An exquisite colour, a rave for flower arrangers, soft apricot pink with a touch of white. With excellent vigour and free flowering over a very long season, the tall plants also mix well in perennial borders. Lovely for cutting. Grow in full sun. Flowers summer. Height 1.2m (3-4ft).

Price: £3.49

Raspberry 'Coloured Collection' (Summer fruiting) - 1 raspberry collection

Raspberry 'Coloured Collection' (Summer fruiting) - 1 raspberry collection

Summer Fruiting.

These summer fruiting raspberries produce goods crops of delicious fruits in an eye catching range of colours. Liven up your desserts with a mix of red, purple and apricot coloured raspberries. Delicious eaten fresh from the plant or frozen for a taste of summer later in the year.

All of our raspberries have been inspected by the Ministry of Agriculture for pests and diseases and certified. The bare root plants are hand graded and carefully selected before packing. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 50cm (20").


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 16-20 months.
Estimated time to best yields: 28-32 months.

  • Collection comprises:
  • Raspberry 'Glen Coe' (1 x 9cm potted plant) - A remarkable summer fruiting variety producing unusual velvety-purple raspberries with an intensely sweet flavour.
  • Raspberry 'Glen Ample' (3 x bareroot canes) - An exceptional, high-yielding, mid season variety that produces a heavy crop of red raspberries between late June and late July.
  • Raspberry 'Valentina' (3 x bareroot canes) - This very pretty and unusual apricot pink-coloured raspberry has a fantastic flavour.

Useful links:

How to grow raspberries

Price: £29.99

Gooseberry Collection - 3 bare root gooseberry plants - 1 of each variety

Gooseberry Collection - 3 bare root gooseberry plants - 1 of each variety

Quintessentially English, gooseberries can be picked early in the season for savoury sauces or left on the bush to ripen, gradually becoming deliciously sweet and juicy.

Our established 2 year old bareroot plants are supplied ready pruned.


Collection comprises 1 bush each of:
Gooseberry 'Xenia' - Gorgeous, red, smooth-skinned dessert gooseberries with an exceptionally sweet flavour.
Gooseberry 'Hinnonmaki Yellow' - Unlike other varieties the fruits of this variety have a delicious aromatic flavour with a hint of apricot.
Gooseberry 'Invicta' - One of the heaviest cropping gooseberries available produces almost twice as much fruit as other varieties.


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 4-8 months.
Estimated time to best yields: 28-32 months.

Price: £24.99 - £54.99

Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid (Garden Ready) - 30 begonia garden ready plants

Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid (Garden Ready) - 30 begonia garden ready plants

 Customer Rating

  • Cascading radiant colour
  • Unbeatable for value and durability
  • Keeps blooming - whatever the weather
  • Extra-large double flowers
  • Perfect for Baskets or Flower Pouches™
  • Our best-seller just got better!
  • It's not that we weren't satisfied with the success of our best-seller, Begonia 'Apricot Shades', but we decided to try hand-blending an 'improved' version. You can expect a broader range of colours and 50% more colour-edged picotees from Begonia 'Apricot Shades Improved' - which means you'll enjoy even more non-stop stunning colour and impact in your garden.

    Begonia 'Apricot Shades Improved' is as versatile as it is beautiful! Large, cascading, double blooms will pour from your containers from July to October. You'll be enjoying gorgeous flowers in shades of apricot and orange that reach 6-10cm (2.5-4") in diameter all summer and well into autumn. These tuberous begonias will perform whatever the weather and can be placed in sunny or semi shaded positions. The abundant trailing habit of Begonia Apricot Shades Improved makes them a great value plant for hanging baskets, window boxes and Flower Pouches™, giving you a really impressive display that will light up even a shady corner.

    Culinary note: Add the bright coloured petals to sandwiches or salads for a light lemon taste and crisp texture. For more details about edible flowers click here.

    • The fast-track to a hassle-free garden - just plant, water and enjoy!
    • Quality plants delivered to your door, hardened off and ready to plant out
    • Fully-grown, super-robust, healthy plants
    Our garden ready plants are selected for garden performance, straight from the nursery. We send them to you 'green' ahead of flowering (but please note some varieties may show a few blooms), which means plants will establish quickly and all their energy goes into producing better roots, so they produce more flowers throughout the season.

    Price: £14.99

    Foxglove 'Apricot' - 1 packet (450 foxglove seeds)

    Foxglove 'Apricot' - 1 packet (450 foxglove seeds)

     Customer Rating
    An outstanding introduction producing large spikes of a lovely shade of Apricot. A most unusual and sought after colour. Excellent for the border in sun or part shade, and very useful as a cut flower. Flowers early summer. Height 1.3-1.5m (4-5ft).

    Price: £0.99

    Hollyhock 'Peaches 'n' Dreams'® - 1 packet (35 hollyhock seeds)

    Hollyhock 'Peaches 'n' Dreams'® - 1 packet (35 hollyhock seeds)

    An elegant, high quality border plant resulting from T&M's own breeding program. Tall, stately flower spikes packed with many fully double, power-puff blooms of peachy-cream, some with a tinge of raspberry-pink. Best grown in groups at the back of the border. Flowers mid to late summer. Height 1.5-2m. (5-6ft).

    Culinary note: try crystallising the flowers for a tasty cake decoration, or use them to make a delicately flavoured syrup to use with puddings. For more details about edible flowers click here.

    Price: £0.99

    Chrysanthemum carinatum 'Sunset' - 1 packet (200 chrysanthemum seeds)

    Chrysanthemum carinatum 'Sunset' - 1 packet (200 chrysanthemum seeds)

    Vibrant single blooms burst into a delightful range of fiery shades of red, orange and apricot. Easy to grow for brightening your borders or vases indoors from early summer through to the first frosts.

    Companion planting: Try growing Chrysanthemums with chives, whose aromatic leaves will deter aphids.


    Useful links:

    Companion Planting

    Price: £2.49

    Verbena 'Peaches and Cream' - 72 verbena plug plants

    Verbena 'Peaches and Cream' - 72 verbena plug plants

    • Carefree easy-grow annual
    Evenly spread buds open to reveal clusters of salmon-orange flowers that individually fade through apricot to creamy yellow. This variety is an excellent performer flowering over a long period throughout summer, regardless of the weather! The trailing stems of Verbena 'Peaches and Cream' make this the perfect choice for filling gaps in hanging baskets, window boxes and containers. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

    Price: £13.99 - £18.99

    Geum 'Cosmopolitan' (Cocktails series) (Large Plant) - 1 x 2 litre potted geum plant

    Geum 'Cosmopolitan' (Cocktails series) (Large Plant) - 1 x 2 litre potted geum plant

    This new variety of Avens is particularly pretty with semi double, ruffles of petals in a blend of rose-pink and creamy-apricot. Geum 'Cosmopolitan' forms a neat clump of semi evergreen foliage that is well proportioned for the front of sunny borders. Flowering from late spring into summer, the nectar rich blooms of this hardy perennial are loved by pollinators and make delightful cut flowers too. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 45cm (18").

    Price: £12.99 - £19.99

    Californian Poppy 'Peach Sorbet' - 1 packet (150 californian poppy seeds)

    Californian Poppy 'Peach Sorbet' - 1 packet (150 californian poppy seeds)

    Double to semi-double blooms in a mouth watering combination of soft peachy-pink with a hint of cream. Eschscholzia 'Peach Sorbet' is free flowering, producing a carpet of flowers set above delicate ferny foliage. These dainty hardy annuals are tougher than they appear and positively thrive on poor, dry soils. The papery flowers attract bees and hoverflies, and make excellent, if short-lived, cut flowers. California poppies are easy to grow in beds and borders, or let them self seed throughout gravel gardens to form natural drifts. Height and spread: 25cm (10").

    Culinary note: Fresh or dried leaves can be used to make a herbal tea which is known to be soothing and relaxing. For more details about edible flowers click here.

    Price: £1.99

    Pluot 'Purple Candy'® - 1 maiden pluot tree

    Pluot 'Purple Candy'® - 1 maiden pluot tree

    Get the best of both worlds with this amazing hybrid fruit tree. Pluot 'Purple Candy'® combines the fragrant taste of an apricot and the juiciness of a plum in large, smooth, red skinned fruits that can be harvested from August.


    This naturally small tree is grafted onto a semi-dwarfing rootstock, to produce a compact, productive tree. Pluot 'Purple Candy'® is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: 2.5m (8'). Rootstock: Peach Seedling.


    Estimated time to cropping once planted: 2 years.
    Estimated time to best yields: 4 years.


    Useful links:

    How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

    Price: £34.99

    Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid (Pre-planted Basket) - 1 x begonia pre-planted basket

    Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid (Pre-planted Basket) - 1 x begonia pre-planted basket

    • Hassle-free gardening with pre-planted baskets
    • Cascading radiant colour
    • Keeps blooming - whatever the weather
    • Extra-large double flowers
    • Our best-seller just got better!
    It's not that we weren't satisfied with the success of our best-seller, Begonia 'Apricot Shades', but we decided to try hand-blending an 'improved' version. You can expect a broader range of colours and 50% more colour-edged picotees from Begonia 'Apricot Shades Improved' - which means you'll enjoy even more non-stop stunning colour and impact in your garden.

    Begonia 'Apricot Shades Improved' is as versatile as it is beautiful! Large, cascading, double blooms will pour from your elegant hanging basket from July to October. You'll be enjoying gorgeous flowers in shades of apricot and orange that reach 6-10cm (2.5-4") in diameter all summer and well into autumn. These tuberous begonias will perform whatever the weather and can be placed in sunny or semi shaded positions. The abundant trailing habit of Begonia Apricot Shades Improved gives you a really impressive display that will light up even a shady corner.

    Culinary note: Add the bright coloured petals to sandwiches or salads for a light lemon taste and crisp texture. For more details about edible flowers click here.



    Look no further than our pre-planted baskets for easy summer-long colour. We're always on the look out for ways to make life simpler for our gardening customers, so what could be easier than hanging baskets which are already planted up? We've taken the hard work out of creating wonderfully colourful displays - just order our pre-planted baskets of your favourite varieties and position them where you'll most enjoy their summer colour. Then all you need to do is water them and wait!

    Price: £14.99

    Agastache aurantiaca 'Apricot Sprite' - 1 packet (30 agastache seeds)

    Agastache aurantiaca 'Apricot Sprite' - 1 packet (30 agastache seeds)

    Tubular blooms of apricot orange form dense flower spikes above clumps of silvery green, richly aromatic foliage. Agastache aurantiaca 'Apricot Sprite' is compact and quick growing - the perfect choice for beds and containers or filling gaps in borders. Bred and selected by T&M, this free flowering, half hardy perennial has been awarded a Fleuroselect Quality Mark. All this, and it also flowers in its first year from seed! Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").

    Price: £0.99

    Petunia 'Peach Sundae' - 10 petunia Postiplug plants

    Petunia 'Peach Sundae' - 10 petunia Postiplug plants

    • T&M Exclusive
    • Ever-changing flower colours
    • Brighten up your hanging baskets all summer long

    Ever-changing colour all summer long, no matter the weather! We've tested our petunia plants for weather tolerance and Petunia 'Peach Sundae' laughs in the face of wind, rain, hail and scorching sun. This unusual petunia echoes the colour, tone and flower-power of our best-selling Begonia 'Apricot Shades' with the added bonus of colour-changing flowers. Blooms change daily, moving through yellow, orange and peach leading to stunning summer container displays. Bringing calibrachoa into the breeding programme means more flowers per plant with little need to deadhead faded blooms. The hardy flowers bounce back even after the heaviest summer showers, making what we believe to be one of the best hanging basket petunias on the market. Height and spread: 45cm (18").

    Price: £9.99 - £14.99

    Foxglove 'Dalmatian Peach' (Large Plant) - 1 x 1 litre potted foxglove plant

    Foxglove 'Dalmatian Peach' (Large Plant) - 1 x 1 litre potted foxglove plant

    Soft apricot coloured blooms delicately spotted with yellow cream markings make this beautiful digitalis particularly beguiling. Foxglove 'Dalmation Peach' produces well branched, compact, dwarf plants that flower surprisingly quickly in their first year from sowing. The upright flower spikes of this superb cottage garden perennial are ideal for adding height to the back of borders or planting en masses for an enchanting, informal bedding scheme. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 40cm (16").

    Price: £9.99 - £16.99

    Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid - 100 begonia jumbo plug plants

    Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid - 100 begonia jumbo plug plants

     Customer Rating

    • Cascading radiant colour
    • Unbeatable for value and durability
    • Keeps blooming - whatever the weather
    • Extra-large double flowers
    • Perfect for Baskets or Flower Pouches™
    • Our best-seller just got better!
    It's not that we weren't satisfied with the success of our best-seller, Begonia 'Apricot Shades', but we decided to try hand-blending an 'improved' version. You can expect a broader range of colours and 50% more colour-edged picotees from Begonia 'Apricot Shades Improved' - which means you'll enjoy even more non-stop stunning colour and impact in your garden.

    Begonia 'Apricot Shades Improved' is as versatile as it is beautiful! Large, cascading, double blooms will pour from your containers from July to October. You'll be enjoying gorgeous flowers in shades of apricot and orange that reach 6-10cm (2.5-4") in diameter all summer and well into autumn. These tuberous begonias will perform whatever the weather and can be placed in sunny or semi shaded positions. The abundant trailing habit of Begonia Apricot Shades Improved makes them a great value plant for hanging baskets, window boxes and Flower Pouches™, giving you a really impressive display that will light up even a shady corner.

    Culinary note: Add the bright coloured petals to sandwiches or salads for a light lemon taste and crisp texture. For more details about edible flowers click here.

    Price: £7.99 - £64.99

    Begonia 'Fragrant Falls Improved™ - Apricot Delight' - 4 begonia jumbo plug plants

    Begonia 'Fragrant Falls Improved™ - Apricot Delight' - 4 begonia jumbo plug plants

    • Very distinctive fragrance
    • Scents develop through the day
    • Each colour has a different perfume

    A dramatic improvement on its predecessor, Begonia 'Fragrant Falls Improved' has more colour, more flowers and more fragrance. The fully double blooms of 'Apricot Delight' are beautifully perfumed and remain fragrant whatever the weather. Like all begonias, 'Fragrant Falls Improved' has astonishing staying power, flowering throughout summer and well into autumn. These magnificent trailing begonias are perfect for adding long lasting, vibrant colour to those tricky shady areas. Spectacular in baskets, flower pouches and window boxes where their perfume can be truly appreciated. Height and spread: 30cm (12").


    Culinary note: Add the bright coloured petals to sandwiches or salads for a light lemon taste and crisp texture. For more details about edible flowers click here.

    Price: £14.99 - £19.99

    Geum 'Mai Tai' - 1 bare root geum plant

    Geum 'Mai Tai' - 1 bare root geum plant

    A compact Geum with beautiful, ruffled apricot-orange blooms emerging from contrasting burgundy buds. From early summer through until early autumn this variety produces a profusion of pretty blooms on wiry stems, which are ideal for cutting and adding to posies or vases indoors. An easy and reliable perennial to grow, plant Geum 'Mai Tai' at the front of borders for an abundance of warm colour throughout summer. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 40cm (16").

    Price: £10.99

    Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid - 5 begonia pre-chitted tubers

    Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid - 5 begonia pre-chitted tubers

     Customer Rating

    • Cascading radiant colour
    • Unbeatable for value and durability
    • Keeps blooming - whatever the weather
    • Extra-large double flowers
    • Perfect for Baskets or Flower Pouches™
    • Our best-seller just got better!
    It's not that we weren't satisfied with the success of our best-seller, Begonia 'Apricot Shades', but we decided to try hand-blending an 'improved' version. You can expect a broader range of colours and 50% more colour-edged picotees from Begonia 'Apricot Shades Improved' - which means you'll enjoy even more non-stop stunning colour and impact in your garden.

    Begonia 'Apricot Shades Improved' is as versatile as it is beautiful! Large, cascading, double blooms will pour from your containers from July to October. You'll be enjoying gorgeous flowers in shades of apricot and orange that reach 6-10cm (2.5-4") in diameter all summer and well into autumn. These tuberous begonias will perform whatever the weather and can be placed in sunny or semi shaded positions. The abundant trailing habit of Begonia Apricot Shades Improved makes them a great value plant for hanging baskets, window boxes and Flower Pouches™, giving you a really impressive display that will light up even a shady corner. Tuber size 3/4. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

    Useful links:

    How to grow bulbs, corms and tubers


    Culinary note: Add the bright coloured petals to sandwiches or salads for a light lemon taste and crisp texture. For more details about edible flowers click here.

    Price: £9.99 - £16.99

    Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Patio Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid - 48 begonia plug plants

    Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Patio Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid - 48 begonia plug plants

    Begonia 'Patio Apricot Shades' is equally good as our best selling trailing version. With the same weather resistant blooms and fabulous flower power, this specially selected patio variety has a more upright habit making it better suited to patio containers. Perfect for brightening up your patio this summer in sun or shade, come rain or shine. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 35cm (14").

    Culinary note: Add the bright coloured petals to sandwiches or salads for a light lemon taste and crisp texture. For more details about edible flowers click here.

    Price: £9.99 - £24.99

    Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Patio Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid (Pre-Planted Pot) - 1 x begonia pre-planted pot

    Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Patio Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid (Pre-Planted Pot) - 1 x begonia pre-planted pot

    For hassle-free gardening, look no further than our pre-planted pots for easy summer-long colour. We're always on the look out for ways to make life simpler for our gardening customers. So what could be easier than pots which are already planted up? We've taken the hard work out of creating wonderfully colourful displays - just order our pre-planted pots of your favourite varieties and position them where you'll most enjoy their summer colour. Then all you need to do is water them and wait!

    Begonia 'Patio Apricot Shades' is equally good as our best selling trailing version. With the same weather resistant blooms and fabulous flower power, this specially selected patio variety has a more upright habit making it better suited to patio containers. Perfect for brightening up your patio this summer in sun or shade, come rain or shine. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 35cm (14").
    Patio pot diameter: 33cm (13in). 12.7 litres.

    Culinary note: Add the bright coloured petals to sandwiches or salads for a light lemon taste and crisp texture. For more details about edible flowers click here.

    Price: £14.99

    Diascia barberae 'Apricot Queen' - 1 packet (80 diascia seeds)

    Diascia barberae 'Apricot Queen' - 1 packet (80 diascia seeds)

    The first apricot flowered Diascia from seed! Slender spikes of exquisite flowers spring from a mound of small, glossy, dark-green leaves. Superb for rockeries, borders and containers where it will repeat flowering to early autumn.

    Price: £0.99

    Hollyhock 'Chater's Double Apricot' - 1 packet (30 hollyhock seeds)

    Hollyhock 'Chater's Double Apricot' - 1 packet (30 hollyhock seeds)

    This magnificent strain, with fully double flowers of rich apricot on tall imposing spikes of blooms, gives an air of stately splendour. One of the finest background plants for the border and is equally effective when grown in small groups. Usually flowers in its second year. Flowers mid to late summer. Height 1.5-2m (5-6ft).


    Culinary note: try crystallising the flowers for a tasty cake decoration, or use them to make a delicately flavoured syrup to use with puddings. For more details about edible flowers click here.

    Price: £0.69

    Foxglove 'Apricot' (Large Plant) - 1 x 1 litre potted digitalis plant

    Foxglove 'Apricot' (Large Plant) - 1 x 1 litre potted digitalis plant

    The muted apricot tones of this pretty variety allow it to blend effortlessly with almost any colour scheme. Foxglove purpurea 'Apricot' bears its tall flower spikes in early summer above rosettes of coarse green foliage. Like all Digitalis, this upright perennial thrives in light shade, making it particularly useful for planting among deciduous trees. Although a relatively short-lived perennial, Digitalis will happily seed about your borders, increasing its numbers year upon year. Height: 120cm (48"). Spread: 60cm (24").

    Price: £9.99

    Calendula officinalis nana 'Apricots & Oranges' - 1 packet (200 calendula seeds)

    Calendula officinalis nana 'Apricots & Oranges' - 1 packet (200 calendula seeds)

    Double apricot and orange flowers, borne on compact, dwarf plants make a striking combination. These bushy, well branched pot marigolds are ideal for summer bedding displays and patio containers. The daisy-like flowers are excellent for cutting and can also be added to salads as an edible flower. Quick and easy to grow, Calendula nana 'Apricots and Lemons' copes in almost any garden situation, and even grows well in coastal areas. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12").

    Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. The light peppery taste of the flowers can be added to breads for extra flavour with a touch of colour. Can also be used as a substitute for saffron when colouring rice dishes. For more details about edible flowers click here.

    Price: £0.99

    Calendula officinalis nana 'Apricot Twist' - 1 packet (100 calendula seeds)

    Calendula officinalis nana 'Apricot Twist' - 1 packet (100 calendula seeds)

    Compact, extra-bushy plants quickly become smothered in gorgeous fully-double apricot flowers. With a dwarf habit, Calendula 'Apricot Twist' is ideal for planting towards the front of beds and borders, or in containers on the patio. The flowers are excellent for cutting and can also be added to salads as an edible flower. Quick and easy to grow, Calendula copes in almost any garden situation, and even grows well in coastal areas. Height and spread: 25cm (10").

    Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. The light peppery taste of the flowers can be added to breads for extra flavour with a touch of colour. Can also be used as a substitute for saffron when colouring rice dishes. For more details about edible flowers click here.

    Price: £0.99

    Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Arizona Apricot' - 1 packet (20 gaillardia seeds)

    Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Arizona Apricot' - 1 packet (20 gaillardia seeds)

    A spectacular new dwarf Blanket Flower with a long-flowering period and superb garden performance. Flowering in their first year, the golden blooms blushed with apricot sit neatly above uniform, well-branched plants throughout summer and well into autumn. Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Arizona Apricot' is undemanding, providing fabulous colour whatever the weather. Perfect for containers or filling gaps in the front of borders. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

    Price: £2.99