Cottage Garden Seeds
A favourite for cool-summer gardeners, snapdragons give great colour to any garden. Perennial, or a cold-season annual, this selection offers a bright colour mix with bigger than usual, ruffled florets. One of the best cut flowers around, snapdragons keep blooming until frost. Take care not to overwater. 400 seeds.
Simply gorgeous! This darling has a white flowers with purple-red lippie. The contrasting purple-red and white flowers on long flower spikes are stunning in the garden or as a cut flower. Perennial, or a cold-season annual, this selection offers a bright colour mix with bigger than usual, ruffled florets. Snapdragons keep blooming until frost. Take care not to overwater. 400 seeds.
Another perennial type of Columbine with very large, long spurred, bell shaped flowers in a bright colour range from deep blue to red and white. In late spring and early summer the 60cm tall flower stems stand above the blue green, basal foliage. This plant grows well in normal well-drained soil in full sun or half shade. Poisonous plant. 50 seeds/No.1/
A 1m tall,clump forming perennial with large long spurred, bell shaped golden yellow flowers. This North American fragrant species blooms from late spring until mid summer and likes sunny conditions with well drained, good garden soil. Poisonous plant. 70 seeds/No.9/
An unusual variety of columbine from China and Korea, perennial. The flowers are wine-red with a yellow corolla, standing tall and proud to 60 cm off the ground. Flowering late spring and summer. Both the flowers and seed heads can be cut for bouquets. A challenging plant to germinate but well worth the effort. 20 seeds. No. 3. Not to W.A.
An old fashioned variety in purple, old pink and burgundy, flowering in spring and summer on stems 80-100 cm tall. This perennial plant grows well in normal well drained soil in full sun or half shade. Poisonous plant. Over 40 seeds/ No. 2/. Not to WA.
A much loved Columbine due to the enchanting double flowers. The flowers petals are deep pink with green-white edges rising to 80 cm. Makes a great cut flower. This perennial also has attractive multi-lobed green leaves. Handles a range of soils in full sun or part shade. 40 seeds.
This old fashioned Columbine produces masses of beautiful, double, white flower spikes with green tips on 40cm tall stems. Easily raised from seed this perennial cottage garden plant will be in bloom over a long period from spring until summer. Grows well in normal, well-drained soil in full sun or also in the light shade of deciduous trees.Is a great cutflower and addition to bouquets. Self seeds. 43 seeds/No.1/
A captivating double Columbine with flowers on long stems that are such dark/deep purple they look black. This perennial allures you into the garden and bewitches the resident gnomes. Makes a great cut flower and also has attractive multi-lobed green leaves. Handles a range of soils in full sun or part shade. 30 seeds.
A popular large, pyramid shaped plant that is sweetly scented. This annual is used for it dark green fern-like foliage that is used in flower arrangement or for drying (where the scent is retained). Small yellow flowers are produced in late summer. Plants can be cut anytime for foliage displays or drying. 150 seeds.
Loved by bees, butterflies and gardeners alike. A sweetly scented annual (to 40 cm) with lavender blue flowers that blooms throughout summer. It’s versatile and easy to grow. The plant mounds neatly with green whorled leaves. Use on borders, as a filler around larger plants or in a pot. Handles full sun & some shade. Prefers well drained soil. 300 seeds.