Cottage Garden Mix

For those of us who like a jolly, bright mix of colours, sow this combination of lots of traditional cottage garden favourites which will flower together not just for weeks but months. More
6g seed, plus buckwheat husks (to cover 2.5m x 1m or equivalent area) 120153-6G £3.95 Buy 2+ at £3.87 each In stock
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For those of us who like a jolly, bright mix of colours, sow this combination including zinnias, cosmos, malopes, and much more, lots of traditional cottage garden favourites which will flower together not just for weeks but months.

  • 6g of seed to cover 2.5m x 1m or equivalent area
  • Full soil preparation and sowing instructions will be sent out with this packet of seed.
  • Seed shaker contains 18g of seed mixed with 65g of buckwheat husks to aid even scattering. Covers an area of 7 square metres.

This is great for sowing into container pots, and perfect for cutting. Plus, bees and butterflies love it!

Please note: This is harmful if eaten.

You can also buy our Cottage Garden Mix in a beautiful Sarah Raven Seed Shaker

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Type Hardy Annual, Half-Hardy Annual
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained, Moist but Well-drained
Height 30-100cm (12-39in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow direct April-June. Clear area, dig over, rate soil to form a fine seed bed into which seeds will readily germinate. Scatter seeds evenly, rake over and water.
Flowering July - October, 12-14 weeks after sowing
Vase Life 5-7days. Sear stem ends in boiling water for 20 secs.
Harvesting Flower production: 20 weeks.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Very Colourfull

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Reviewed 8th March 2016 by CHARLES E STONE

This is my second purchase and we have not been disappointed, we are very pleased with the amount of colour!

Colourful mix

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Reviewed 9th July 2014 by Bernard Francis Green

Have planted two lots into fresh compost this year and last. Kept well watered during warm weather. Good results. Some lovely yellow, white, orange flowers, some deep crimson thistle flowers. Morning mist etc mixed in. Good value.