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Thinking about springtime and summer already? A garden full of life and colour? Here are a few suggestions for seeds that you may want to buy through mail-order suppliers. Poppies, roses, daisies or whatever catches your eye with some advice and also some problems worth noting.

(photo by J.W. Photography at Flickr Creative Commons)
(photo by J.W. Photography at Flickr Creative Commons)

Buy Flower Seeds Online

Further product information is available from each of the sellers and also from customer feedback comments.

There is a wide selection of a variety of flowers available from wildflower seeds and poppy seeds through miniature roses and French marigolds and also daisies and nasturtium seeds.

All spectrum of bright colours and scented aromas to populate and decorate your garden.

And of course if nothing on display takes your fancy here then you will find even more examples through amazon. I'm sure you'll find something to your taste.

Happy shopping and even happier gardening!

Wildflower Seeds

Free shipping: Go wild. Go wild in the county as the saying goes. How about these attactive wildflowers.

Colourful blooms that grow 14-18 inches high and attracts birds, bees and butterflies to your garden.

Be aware though that wildflowers can be an invasive species and a real problem. They can degrade the environment so always take advice.

These packs have more than 1,000 seeds for annuals, bi-annuals and perennials. They only require slow maintenance and they prefer a full sun.

Poppy Seeds

200 Poppy Seeds. Drama Queen Poppies, Papaver. The growing instructions are included in the packet.

These plants grow to around 2-3 feet in height and they bloom annually.

Plant them in spring or autumn and allow full sunshine to partial shade in well-drained soil. And of course poppy seeds are also used in many recipes for cooking.

Many people experience problems growing poppies from seeds due to the freezing cycle and uncertainty on when best to sow them. There can also be the obvious misconceptions from local folk too but such is the cross that gardeners have to bear sometimes.

Miniature Roses

Miniature Roses Heirloom Seeds. Although they may look delicate they are actually quite hardy.

However they can demand heavy feeding and as they bloom all season then regular fertilising is a requirement.

These miniatures that only grow to only 2 feet tall are ideal for containers although they can suffer indoors. Shades of pink, white and rose colours are available. They have a long germination time and will benefit from lots of care. They are also as susceptible as large roses to disease and pests.

French Marigold

Free Shipping available with this flower purchase. French Marigold flower seeds with 1,000 seeds in each packet.

The flowers are orange, red, gold and yellow so a range of colours are available. They grow in almost any type of soil but are usually at their best in moist, well-drained conditions. Beware if you have a skin allergy as they can cause irritation.

French marigold seeds prefer a mild climate or to dwell in the shade of a hot climate. They are temperamental however. Too much heat in the summer will adversely affect them as will fluctuations in temperature. Also too rich a soil or perhaps over fertilising can produce too much foliage at the expense of flowering.

Chicory Flower

Free Shipping is offered with this flower. Packet of 9,000 Chicory Flower seeds.

They prefer a full sun in well-drained soil. The germination period is around 1-3 weeks and they bloom from May until October.

Many people also enjoy chicory ground into a decaffeinated coffee drink.

Try to avoid the plants drying out as they may run to seed. Therefore they need watered well with the soil also kept free from weeds. Also avoid disturbing the roots as much as possible during the growing process.

Passion Flower

Passiflora Caerulea with 25 Seeds in each packet. It has a summer to autumn bloom with a pretty pale-blue flower.

It should benefit from a full sun and in moist well-drained soil. It is also claimed by some to have positive health benefits including the easing of anxiety.

However as passion flowers are tropical plants you will need to work harder in a temperate climate to sustain them. Over winter its roots may rot in cold and wet conditions therefore they need to be in easily drained soil. You may also have to use some heating if conditions are frosty adding a little more expense to your purchase.

Kniolas Black Night

Rare Kniolas Black Night Morning Glory with 10 seeds.

It prefers a full sun and blooms from July to October with black-purple coloured flowers up to a height of 4 feet.

Be aware that they can dominate your flower bed and the vines themselves can be heavy. Some gardeners complain that the flowers are too dark and tend to be obscured among the foliage. Perhaps an acquired taste in an aesthetic sense anyway.

Daisy Flowers

Free Shipping is offered with this flower. Painted daisy flower seeds with 3,000 in each packet. There are many colour combinations.

The daisy prefers to grow in a full sun in well-drained soil. It blooms from April to August and can reach up to a height of 2 feet. As they are hardy and easy to grow you should seldom expect any major problems growing them.

Remember though that if you purchase perennial daisies you will have to wait two years before they flower. Also the roots may be shallow and thin depending on the type of daisy so frequent watering may be required.

Nasturtium Tall Climbing Single Seeds

This plant is relatively easy to grow and very popular.

It comes in different colours of scarlet, gold and yellow with edible leaves and blossoms and provides wonderful vivacity to a garden.

It can also be grown as a perennial in frost-free places. Otherwise it is an annual bloomer from spring to autumn in climates with frost.

The seeds do not need a particularly rich soil but will need careful watering in dry conditions. However the young Nasturtium may not respond well by being transplanted from indoor pots to outdoors soil. The plants can also be very prone to aphids as well as flea beetles, slugs and caterpillars.

Himalayan Champaca

Called Joy Perfume Fragrant Himalayan Champaca and it contains 5 seeds.

The Michelia tree can grow over 30 feet and its flowers blossom all year round. However it's growth is slow so you need to be patient.

It has a fragrant aroma to sweeten the air although it can be intense in small spaces and overpower the atmosphere. It has been likened to that of a juicy fruit chewing gum. If you pick flowers off place them in water to sustain them as otherwise they will quickly go brown and lose their scent.

These seeds are relatively new to the American market. They normally do not store well therefore use them soon after purchase.

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