November is a quiet time in the garden, but there are some flower seeds you can sow this month, saving you time on spring sowings.
Don't be alarmed if your seeds don't germinate immediately – many require a period of cold, called stratification, to break their dormancy. Then, in spring, they'll burst into growth.
Follow our step-by-step advice on how to sow seeds in autumn.
Take a look at five of the best flowers to sow in November, below.