We have chosen six fantastic easy to grow varieties that will flower year after year.
Lupin - Russells Hybrids Mixed
This mixture of lupin features magnificent, tall flower spikes in a wonderful mixture of colours, providing a stunning display, especially when grown in groups.
Lupin - Blue
This lupin features wonderful, tall, blue flower spikes with an attractive foliage. For a stunning display plant in groups.
Gypsophila - Baby’s Breath
Add a touch of elegance to your garden with these delicate, white flowers on slender stems. It is also a superb addition to a floral bouquet.
Delphinium - Pacific Giants Mixed
This variety features wonderful, tall flowers in shades of blue, lavender, white and lilac. It attracts butterflies and bees.
Gaillardia - Grandiflora Single Mixed
Also known as Blanket Flowers, these are a fantastic addition to any garden, with their large, colourful blooms.
Echinacea - Purpurea Purple Cone flower
Add some height to your borders with these stunning blooms. It attracts butterflies and makes an excellent cut flower.
Indoor planting: Soak the lupin seeds overnight prior to sowing. Sow deep in trays of moist compost be careful not over-water. Store a warm place direct sunlight and ensure is kept moist. It good idea cover with clear plastic bag until germinate. Once seedlings appear remove plastic. Also useful label for future reference.
Growing On: When the seedlings are strong enough to handle they can be transplanted into bigger pots or trays. Be careful when easing the roots out as they can easily be damaged. Do not overcrowd the plants. Keep the pots in a warm, light position and turn regularly. Once all chance of frost has passed the plants can be transplanted into growing beds outside. Harden off first.
Lupins: August - September
Gypsophila: April - July
Echinacea: Feb - June
Delphinium: April - June / Sept - October
Gaillarida: March - July