RHS Hanging Basket Flower Seeds
A collection of majestic flowers that are ideal for hanging baskets displays.
Perfect for anyone that that wants to add colour and vibrancy to any hanging basket and will also make a perfect addition to your porch or back garden. Meaning that when you welcome guests into your home, they'll be greeted with an amazing colourful display.
Brachycome Purple Splendour - Brachycome Iberidfolia (half hardy annual) height 30cms - average of 125 seeds
Many fragrant daisy lookalike flowers on bushy rounded plants, vibrant purple
Nemesia St George - Nemesia Strumosa (half hardy annual) height 20cms - average of 350 seeds
Free flowering compact flowers with incredible bicolour blossoms
Thunbergia White - Thunbergia alata (half hardy perennial) height 200cms - average of 15 seeds
Climbing or trailing, unusual 'Black-eyed Susan'
Lobelia Cascade Mixed - Lobelia Erinus (half hardy annual) height 30cms - average of 1200 seeds
Vigorous plants with masses of cascading little flowers.
Nolana Bird Mixed - Nolana Bird Mixed (half hardy annual) height 20cm - average 75 seeds
Spreading and trailing plants with boldly coloured blooms
Viola Bambini Mixed - Viola X Wittrockiana (hardy perennial) height 15cm - average 35 seeds
Cheerful, weather tolerant displays over a long season
Brachycome Purple Splendour
Sow indoors - From February to April in trays of seed compost. Keep moist and cover with glass or polythene. Keep at 15-20°C and remove the cover when the seedlings appear. Thin when large enough to roughly 5cms apart. Stand the seedlings outside in late May and avoid frosts. Plant out in final position, spacing 15cms apart. It will flower from June to October.
Nemesia St George
Sow indoors - From March to April in trays of seed compost. Keep moist and cover with a cloche or polythene. Keep at 15-20°C. Remove the cover when the seedlings appear and thin when large enough to 5cms apart. Continue to grow the seedlings at approx. 15°C. Stand outside in late May to avoid frosts. Plant out in flowering position spacing the flowers 20cms apart.
Sow indoors - From February to April. In pots of seed compost, cover with a fine layer of compost, keep at 15-20°C. When large enough transplant to individual pots. Stand outside in late May to avoid frosts. Plant out to their final position, spacing 20cm apart. Flowers between July & October.
Lobelia Cascade Mixed
Sow indoors - Sow thinly from January to April in trays of seed compost. Keep moist and cover with glass or polythene. Keep at approx. 15-20°C. Remove the cover when seedlings appear. When large enough transplant small clumps of seedlings 5cms apart in trays. Harden off and plant out at the end of May, spacing 15cms apart. Flowers between June & October.
Nolana Bird Mixed
Sow indoors - From February to April in trays of seed compost. Keep moist and cover with glass or polythene. Keep at approx. 15°C. Remove the cover when the seedlings appear and thin when large enough to 5cms apart. Stand outside in late May to avoid frosts. Plant out to final position, spacing 15cms apart. Flowers from July to September
Viola Bambini Mixed
Sow outdoors - From March to September in trays of seed compost. Keep at approx. 15-20°C. Thin when large enough to 5cms apart. Stand outside in late May to avoid frosts. Plant out to final position, spacing 15cms apart. Early sowings flower the same year, sowing from July onwards means the plant will flower early the following year. Viola Bambini's flower from March to November
Seed sowing and growing definition guide:
Hardy Annual - These flowers complete their entire life cycle in one year.
Half-hardy Annual - These plants also cycle through their life span in the space of one year, the main difference between a half hardy annual and a hardy annual is that the half hardy annuals require more time to grow.
Hardy Biennial - A group of plants that are sown in the spring or summer and moved to their blossoming position in the autumn or early spring the following year. They will flower roughly 12 months after they've been sown.
Hardy Perennial - Perennial plants will go on flowering year after year as long as they are cared for.
Half-hardy Perennial - A group of plants that need to be sown in a propagator or heated greenhouse early in the year. These plants will blossom in their first season.
Flowering Position - The place in your garden that you want your flowers to bloom
Thin - Thinning seedlings means removing some of the plants that are growing too closely together.
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