Seeds to sow in Summer- Moderate climates

Below are some of the most popular herbs, vegetables and flowers that are sown in Summer in moderate climates.  This list is not complete.  Browse this website for more varieties.

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Alyssum- Carpet of Snow

Alyssum- Carpet of Snow

Lobularia maritima, 500 seeds

  • Annual 12cm
  • Pure white flowers

 

Sow: Spring and autumn (anytime in warm climates)

$1.25

Alyssum- Rosie O'Day

Alyssum- Rosie O'Day

Lobularia maritima, 500 seeds

  • Annual 12cm
  • Small pink flowers

 

Sow: Spring and autumn (anytime in warm climates)

$1.25

Alyssum- Royal Carpet

Alyssum- Royal Carpet

Lobularia maritima, 500 seeds

  • Annual 12cm
  • Deep violet flowers

 

Sow: Spring and autumn (anytime in warm climates)

$1.25

Alyssum- Snow Cloth

Alyssum- Snow Cloth

Lobularia maritima, 500 seeds

  • Annual 12cm
  • Pure white flowers

 

Sow: Spring and autumn(anytime in warm climates)

$1.25

Alyssum- Tiny Tim

Alyssum- Tiny Tim

Lobularia maritima, 500 seeds

  • Annual 8cm
  • Small white flowers

 

Sow: Spring and autumn (anytime in warm climates)

$1.50

Amaranth- Caudatus Red

Amaranth- Caudatus Red

Amaranthus caudatus, 500 seeds

  • Annual 80cm
  • Good for dried or cut flowers

 

Sow: Spring or after frost

$1.25

Amaranth- Early Splendour

Amaranth- Early Splendour

Amaranthus tricolor, 350 seeds

  • Bright red and chocolate brown leaves
  • Good for beds and borders

 

Sow: Spring and early summer

$1.75

Amaranth- Green Thumb

Amaranth- Green Thumb

Amaranthus hypochondriacus, 500 seeds

  • Annual 60cm
  • Upright spikes of green/yellow flowers

 

Sow: Spring or after frost

$1.50

Amaranth- Illumination

Amaranth- Illumination

Amaranthus tricolor, 350 seeds

  • Orange, scarlet, yellow and green leaves
  • Good for beds and borders

 

Sow: Spring and early summer

$3.00

Amaranth- Pygmy Torch

Amaranth- Pygmy Torch

Amaranthus hypochondriacus, 350 seeds

  • Annual 60cm
  • Burgundy-red flowers

 

Sow: Spring or after frost

$1.25

Amaranth- Red Garnet

Amaranth- Red Garnet

Amaranthus tricolor

  • Attractive red leaves
  • Baby leaf, sprouts & microgreens

 

Sow: Spring or after frost and summer

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Anise

Anise

Pimpinella anisum, 130 seeds

  • Annual 50cm
  • Culinary and medicinal herb

 

Sow: Spring and summer

$1.25

Anise Hyssop

Anise Hyssop

Agastache foeniculum, 250 seeds

  • Perennial 90cm
  • Medicinal and culinary herb

 

Sow: Spring

$1.25

Beetroot- Detroit

Beetroot- Detroit

Beta vulgaris, 50 seeds

  • Globe shaped roots up to 7cm
  • Good variety for baby leaf and microgreens

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

From $1.25

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Beetroot- Early Wonder

Beetroot- Early Wonder

Beta vulgaris, 55 seeds

  • Flattened globe shaped roots up to 10cm
  • Leaves good as a salad green

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

$1.25

Beetroot- Golden Detroit

Beetroot- Golden Detroit

Beta vulgaris, 50 seeds

  • Golden orange/yellow flesh
  • Sweet flavour

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

$1.50

Beetroot- White

Beetroot- White

Beta vulgaris, 50 seeds

  • White skin with white flesh
  • Sweet flavour

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

$1.50

Bergamot- Lemon Mint

Bergamot- Lemon Mint

Monarda citriodora, 400 seeds

  • Annual 60cm
  • Culinary herb

 

Sow: Spring

$1.50

Bergamot- Wild

Bergamot- Wild

Monarda fistulosa, 400 seeds

  • Perennial to 100cm
  • Culinary herb

 

Sow: Spring

$1.75

Borage

Borage

Borago officinalis, 35 seeds

  • Annual 90cm
  • Attracts bees

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

$1.25

Broccoli- Di Ciccio

Broccoli- Di Ciccio

Brassica oleracea, 120 seeds

  • Green vegetable
  • Italian heirloom

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.25

Broccoli- Green Sprouting Calabrese

Broccoli- Green Sprouting Calabrese

Brassica oleracea var. italica, 95 seeds

  • Green vegetable
  • Medium sized heads

 

Sow: Late summer to autumn

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Broccoli- Purple Sprouting

Broccoli- Purple Sprouting

Brassica oleracea, 120 seeds

  • Green vegetable
  • Small to medium purple heads

 

Sow: Late summer to autumn

$1.25

Broccoli- Romanesco

Broccoli- Romanesco

Brassica oleracea, 90 seeds

  • Green vegetable
  • Very attractive pale green heads

 

Sow: Late summer to autumn

$1.25