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Colonial Garden Collection


This beautiful selection of flowers grown during Australia's formative colonial years has been packed into three distinct groups according to height to allow you to design your own colonial garden.


  • Traditional selection
  • Scatter to sow
  • Easy to grow


Full sun


Scatter small varieties at the front, medium varieties in centre and tall varieties behind when creating your display. Choose a sunny, well-drained position, cover lightly with Yates Seed Raising Mix, firm down and keep moist.


Add Yates Blood & Bone before planting, and fertilise regularly with Yates Thrive Soluble Plant Food. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem. Keep weed free and water regularly.


Tall mix: Hollyhocks, Foxgloves, Cosmos, Cornflower, Larkspur & more.

Medium mix: Candytuft, Carnation, Aster, Columbine, Dahlia, Stocks, Snapdragon, Wallflower & more.

Small mix: Cockscomb, Marigold, Mignonette, Pinks, Viola, Star Zinnia & more.