Irish Fuchsia Nursery intends to produce some of the less commercially available annuals. Based on a selection of annuals I remember from my Granny’s Garden, I have chosen five for this Summer 2018. The selection will increase year on year as dictated by client interest.

This year the following annuals will be available for sale in a selection of varieties during late Spring and early Summer:
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No. Plant Name Description Size Plant Pic
C1 Cosmos Sensation Mixed Single daisy like flowers in red, pink and white with a yellow centre 1.1m
C2 Cosmos bipinnatus ‘Fizzy Rose Picotee’ Semi-double daisy like rose and white flowers with red edge. 1m
C3 Cosmos bipinnatus ‘Xanthos’ Single soft yellow daisy like flowers. 0.5-0.6m
C4 Cosmos Sonata White Premium Single daisy like white flower 0.6m
C5 Comos Sonata Pink Blush Premium Single pale mauve/pink with crimson eye and yellow centre. 0.6m
H1 Hollyhock Chaters Double Mixed Double flowers in shades from white, yellow, pink to purple. 2.5m
H2 Hollyhock Crown Single Mixed Single saucer like flowers from white, yellow, pink to crimson. 2m
M1 Mesembryanthemum Harlequin Daisy like flowers that open in the sun in shades of white, orange, red, pink, yellow with some two tone. 10cm
M2 Mesembryanthemum Magic Carpet Mix Daisy like flowers opening in the sun in shades of white, orange, red, pink, yellow some with white centres. 15cm
S1 Stock Cinderella Mixed Highly scented dwarf double flowers in shades of white, pink, yellow, carmine, mauve and purple. 20-25cm Image coming soon
S2 Stock Vintage Mixed Very fragrant mixture in shades of white through purple. 40-50cm
S3 Stock Column Mixed Dense, highly scented double flowers on single stem in mixed colours. 60-75cm

All sweet pea varieties chosen are well scented or highly scented
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No. Plant Name Description Size Plant Pic
SP1 Alan Williams Mid-blue variety, long stems

H: 2.25m
SP2 Anniversary A pink picotee, cream with pink edges and ruffed petals, long flowering and long stems

H: 2m
SP3 Beaujolais Deep burgundy maroon, long slender stems

H: 2.25m
SP4 Betty Maiden Large, blue flaked flowers on strong stems

H: 2 to 2.5m
SP5 Blue Monday This seed mixture is exclusive to E.W. King and made up of deep blue, maroon and purple blossoms
SP6 Candy King Large, deep pink on white blossoms, strong stems, ideal as cut flower

H: 1.9m
SP7 Cupani Maroon and purple flowers reminiscent of the original Sicilian Sweet Pea found by Father Franciscus Cupani

H: 1.8 to 2.4m
SP8 Cupid Mahogany Compact dwarf bush variety, burgundy/maroon flowers
Ideal for hanging baskets and containers

H: 25cm
SP9 Cupid Pink Rose pink with delicate white edge. Dwarf bush variety with long lasting blossoms
Ideal for hanging baskets and containers

H: 20cm
S: 30cm
SP10 Cupid Violet Purple/violet blossoms. Dwarf bush variety
Ideal for hanging baskets and containers
SP11 Cupid Mixed Cupid Dwarf Sweet Pea mix with picotee and plain colours
Ideal for hanging baskets and containers

H: 45cm
SP12 Daily Mail Strong cerise pink with creamy white base and good overall colour

H: 1.8m
SP13 Daphne Long stemmed, slightly ruffled, clear lavender blossoms

H: 1.8m
SP14 Eclipse Deep cerise-purple blossom opening pale mauve
Long flowering season, ideal as a cut flower

H: 1.8m
SP15 Erewhon Rose, mauve and cream tri-colour

H: 1.8 to 2.4m ​​​​​​​
SP16 Ethel Grace Large lavender blossoms which stand up well to bad weather

H: 2 to 2.5m
SP17 Flagship Dark blue, almost purple with distinctive veining

H:1.8m ​​​​​​​
SP18 Great Expectations Lilac and lavender mix
Ideal for cutting

H: 1.5m
SP19 Gwendoline Cerise pink on white with strong stems

H: 2.4m
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SP20 Heathcliff Dark blue

H: 1.8m
SP21 Karen Louise Pale lavender

H: 1.8 to 2.4m
SP22 Kings High scent Cream with violet edges
Also known as High Scent or April in Paris

H: 1.8m ​​​​​​​
SP23 Leamington Deep lavender and strongly waved petals
H: 1.8m ​​​​​​​
SP24 Matucana An old-fashioned variety with two tone, blue and violet-purple blossoms
Originally found in Peru

H: 2m ​​​​​​​
SP25 Millennium Large ruffled magenta rose blossom on strong stems
Ideal cut flower

H: 1.8 to 2.4m
SP26 Mrs Bernard Jones Almond pink on white H: 1.8 to 2.4m ​​​​​​​
SP27 Old Spice Mixed An heirloom variety mixture with large bloom on strong stems
Ideal cut flower

H: 1.8m
SP28 Painted Lady Two tone pink and white H: 1.8m ​​​​​​​
SP29 Perfume Delight Mixture of old-fashioned variety types in intense colours
Heat tolerant

H: 1.8 to 2.4m
SP30 Spanish Dancer A tricoloured, cream with pink and rose edged picotee

H: 2m
SP31 Waved Premium Mixed E.W. King selection of high preforming varieties with good colour mix
H: 1.8 to 2.4m
SP32 White frills Frilly white H: 1.8 to 2.4m
SP33 Windsor Chocolate maroon blossom

H: 2m ​​​​​​​

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***All sweet pea varieties chosen are well scented or highly scented

Once again Irish Fuchsia Nursery wish to express their gratitude to
Hugo Jardin, King Seeds, Monks Farm, Coggeshall Road, Kelvedon, Colchester, Essex, CO5 9PG
for the kind use of their photographs in this our second year of trading

Suggested introductions for late 2018/2019

  • Antirrhinum
  • Larkspur
  • Lupin
  • Statice
  • Wallflower