It’s never possible to have too many flowers but I think it’s possible to have way too many flower seeds.  Here’s the inventory – no more catalogues for me this year.  I have a bed 10×4 set aside for the cutting patch.  In my head, it’ll look a bit like this:


The list is organised by colour:

White and Yellow

  • Antirrhinum
  • Scabiosa Pingpong
  • Helianthus Vanilla Ice
  • Liatris Gracio
  • Achillea Double Diamond
  • Lavetera Mont Blanc
  • Zinnia Giant Golden Yellow
  • Cosmos Hummingbird White
  • Rubeckia hirta Prairie Sun
  • Calendula Snow Princess
  • Campanula White Bell
  • Crysanthemum Macrophyllum
  • Consolida regalis
  • Ammi


  • Zinnia gaint cactus
  • Crysanthemum Robinson’s mix
  • Francoa Sanchifolia
  • Penstemon Mystica
  • Cosmos – double click, early flowering mix, dream picotee, sensation
  • Lavatera Lovliness mix
  • Antirrhimum bronze dragon


  • Zinnia yoga red
  • Cosmos Rubenza
  • Lavatera ruby regis
  • Valerian
  • Dahlia cottness mix and bishops children


  • Salvia turkestanica
  • Larkspur
  • Zinnia jazz
  • Scabious
  • Cerinthe


  • Cosmos sulphureus


  • Nigella albion green pod
  • Angelica
  • Zinnia envy
  • Aquilegia lime sorbet
  • Ridolfia goldspray
  • Burpleurum


  • Bells of Ireland
  • Eurphorbia wulfenii

This is in addition to the rose, peony and tulip beds.  And then there’s the dahlias and chrysanthemums for later in the year.  I’m may need bigger vases as well as a larger cutting patch!