Rudbeckia hirta 'Autumn Shades'

coneflower

approx 100 seeds £1.99 Buy
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moderately fertile, preferably heavy but well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to October
  • Other features: mid-green leaves
  • Hardiness: half hardy

    Rich, rustic shades of red, orange and yellow, make these daisy-like flowers, which can grow up to 15cm across, particularly eye-catching. They are very free-flowering, and are perfect for filling gaps in a sunny, well-drained border or containers.

  • Garden care:Using seed trays and good seed compost, sow from late winter to mid spring, just covering the seed. Keep moist but not wet and maintain temperatures at 18-20°C. Transplant when large enough to handle into individual pots and grow on in cool conditions before hardening off and planting outside. Dead-heading will prolong the flowering season, but let some of the last flowers develop seed heads as this will attract birds into the garden in winter.

  • Sow: February-April

  • Flowering: July-October

  • Approximate quantity: 100 seeds.

Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'

black mondo

Almost black, grassy foliage

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Briza media

common quaking grass

Effective and long lasting perennial grass

£8.99 Buy
 

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