Cottage Garden Seeds

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Botanical Name
Ammi majus

A beautiful annual cut flower with 1m tall umbels covered in numerous small white flowers and basal, ferny leaves. It needs a sheltered, but sunny position with average, but quite moist soil. Cut flowers regularly to promote regrowth. Often self seeds. 300 seeds/No.2/

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Frost Resilience
Frost Hardy
Lifespan
Biennial
Climate
Cold
Temperate
Hot Arid
Tropics/SubTropics
GermType
Cold germinating seeds
Sowing Instructions
Chill seed in fridge for 1-2 weeks prior to sowing direct to garden or in trays. Cover thinly with soil or sand and keep moist. Can take up to 3 weeks to germinate.
Height
1 m
Spacing/Spread
0.4 m
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Botanical Name
Antirrhinum majus 'Panorama Mixed'

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.

Frost Resilience
Tender
Lifespan
Perennial
Climate
Cold
Temperate
Hot Arid
Tropics/SubTropics
GermType
Fast germinating seeds
Sow Method
Direct or Transplant
Sowing Instructions
Sow indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost or outdoors if no frost is to come in the next 2 months and weather is warm. Needs light and warmth (21˚C+) to germinate. Keep moist until germinates (7-14 days).
Height
0.7 m
Spacing/Spread
0.4 m
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Botanical Name
Antirrhinum majus ‘Lucky Lips'

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.

Frost Resilience
Tender
Lifespan
Perennial
Climate
Cold
Temperate
Hot Arid
Tropics/SubTropics
GermType
Fast germinating seeds
Sow Method
Direct or Transplant
Sowing Instructions
Sow indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost or outdoors if no frost is to come in the next 2 months and weather is warm. Needs light and warmth (21˚C+) to germinate. Keep moist until germinates (7-14 days).
Height
0.7 m
Spacing/Spread
0.4 m
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Botanical Name
Aquilegia caerulea Hybr. 'Special'

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/


 

Frost Resilience
Frost Hardy
Lifespan
Perennial
GermType
Erratic Germinators
Sow Method
Transplant
Sowing Instructions
Raise in trays. Seeds germinate irregularly over 6-10 week period so do not discard the tray prematurely. Cover seeds thinly, keep moist and out of direct sunlight.
Height
0.7 m
Spacing/Spread
0.3 m
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Botanical Name
Aquilegia chrysantha 'Yellow Queen'

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. 40 seeds/No.9/

Frost Resilience
Frost Hardy
Lifespan
Perennial
GermType
Cold germinating seeds
Germination Period (days)
90
Sow Method
Transplant
Sowing Instructions
Sow in trays, cover seeds thinly. Seeds like a cool period to aid germination, so place seeds in fridge or place trays outside over cooler months for 3-4 weeks. Then move to a warmer spot, keep moist until germinates.
Height
0.8 m
Spacing/Spread
0.3 m
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Botanical Name
Aquilegia oxysepala

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.
 

Frost Resilience
Frost Hardy
Lifespan
Perennial
Climate
Cold
Temperate
GermType
Erratic Germinators
Germination Period (days)
80
Sow Method
Transplant
Sowing Instructions
Sow in trays & keep out of direct sunlight. Cover seeds thinly, keep moist & <5˚C. Germinates irregularly over a 6-12 week period, so don’t discard prematurely. Prefers well-drained soil in full sun/part shade.
Height
0.6 m
Spacing/Spread
0.3 m
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Botanical Name
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Grandmother's Garden'

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. 40 seeds/ No. 2/. Not to WA.

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Botanical Name
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Nora Barlow'

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. 30 seeds.

Frost Resilience
Frost Hardy
Lifespan
Perennial
Climate
Cold
Temperate
Tropics/SubTropics
GermType
Erratic Germinators
Sow Method
Direct or Transplant
Sowing Instructions
Raise in trays or sow direct. Seeds germinate irregularly over a long period (6-10 weeks) so do not discard the tray prematurely. Cover seeds thinly, keep moist and out of direct sunlight. Plants can be divided in the cooler months.
Height
0.8 m
Spacing/Spread
0.3 m
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Botanical Name
Aquilegia vulgaris plena 'Alba'

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/

Frost Resilience
Frost Hardy
Lifespan
Perennial
Climate
Cold
Temperate
Tropics/SubTropics
GermType
Long germinating seeds
Germination Period (days)
60
Sow Method
Direct or Transplant
Sowing Instructions
Raise in trays or sow direct. Seeds germinate irregularly over a long period (6-10 weeks) so do not discard the tray prematurely. Cover seeds thinly, keep moist and out of direct sunlight. Plants can be divided in the cooler months.
Height
0.8 m
Spacing/Spread
0.3 m
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Botanical Name
Aquilegia vulgaris plena 'Bl. Barlow'

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.

Frost Resilience
Frost Hardy
Lifespan
Perennial
Climate
Cold
Temperate
Tropics/SubTropics
GermType
Erratic Germinators
Germination Period (days)
60
Sow Method
Direct or Transplant
Sowing Instructions
Raise in trays or sow direct. Seeds germinate irregularly over a long period (6-10 weeks) so do not discard the tray prematurely. Cover seeds thinly, keep moist and out of direct sunlight. Plants can be divided in the cooler months.
Height
0.8 m
Spacing/Spread
0.3 m
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Botanical Name
Artemisia annua

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.
 

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Botanical Name
Arthropodium cirrahatum

An unusual and beautiful lily from New Zealand with sprays of tiny white spring flowers on 60cm tall stems. The bright green, arching leaves grow well in a protected, part shaded spot with well drained, friable garden soil.
40 seeds/No.9/