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Perennial & Biennial Seeds


Biennials live for 2 years, whereas perennials live for longer. As a general rule, biennial and perennial seeds should be sown in spring, but some can be sown in autumn as well. Many varieties will self-seed after flowering, giving you even more plants!



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Commelina dianthifolia

Bird-bill Day Flower, Widow's Tears

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A very rare plant indeed. This is one of the few plants with such intense blue flowers and that will also perform well in the garden. Flowering in its first year with 2.5cm (1in) gentian blue flowers, it then produces tubers and springs back to life the following year with an unceasing display of blooms. Wonderful in containers, rock gardens and the border (regardless of soil conditions). Hardy down to -8/-10C. Flowers summer. Height 15-30cm (6-12in.)

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Meconopsis grandis

Himalayan Blue Poppy

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Sturdy and long-lived with huge flowers 10-12cm (4-5in) across in a wonderful blue, shot with violet on erect stems.

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Aquilegia caerulea

Rocky Mountain Columbine, Colarado Blue Columbine, Granny's Bonnet

Possibly the most beautiful Aquilegia of all. With glorious light to deep blue flowers 2-3in across sometimes fetching bi-coloured with white. An excellent border perennial, grand for cutting, in bloom for several weeks and will grow in sun or light shade. Flowers late spring/early summer. Height: 30-35cm (12-14in)
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Primula x tommasinii 'You and Me Blue'

Hose-in-Hose Primula, Polyanthus

A rarely-offered Primula with the amazing feature of producing two layers of flowers per stem. This unique flower form was first recorded in 1597 and was known as 'Hose in Hose' types after the way Elizabethan gentlemen wore their stockings! You & Me Blue is a delightful selection, which shows off this intriguing characteristic at its best, as well as displaying excellent garden performance and winter hardiness in borders or containers. Height: 15-20cm (6-8in). More info
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Salvia patens

Gentian Sage

A classic border plant, ideal for adding a cool blue drift to your planting schemes. The attractive, large blue hooded florets are borne on erect stems above toothed foliage. First year flowering, blooms throughout the summer into autumn. Height: 45-60cm (18-24in).
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Echium pininana

Tower of Jewels, Giant Viper's Bugloss, Tree Echium, Echium pinnifolium

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No wonder this is also called Tower of Jewels or 'Pride of Tenerife! Exceptionally tall flower spikes packed with either rose or purple-blue flowers, interspersed with silver-green lanceolate leaves.

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Aconitum carmichaelii

Monkshood, Wolf's Bane, Aconitum fischeri

An imposing long flowering, long lived perennial with pyramids of beautiful 2 inch flowers. Aconitum is an excellent border plant easily grown from seed. Rich blue flower spikes add a unique colour to the garden, held aloft delphinium-like foliage. Aconitum spikes also last as a cut flower.
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Dianthus amurensis 'Siberian Blues'

Carnation, Pink

This charming hardy perennial forms neat mounds of blue-grey evergreen foliage that contrast beautifully with the lavender blue flowers. Dianthus amurensis ‘Siberian Blue’ blooms over a long period throughout summer on resilient, dense plants with a vigorous habit. Perfect for planting in rockeries, alpine troughs and at the front of borders where it will form useful low maintenance ground cover. Height: 38cm (15"). Spread: 30cm (12").

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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Pansy 'True Blue'

Viola x wittrockiana

Brilliant, pure sky blue flowers blending magnificently ,with herbaceous and low growing shrubs and conifers or contrast with yellow, silver and white. Medium- large flowers in great profusion from spring to late summer and autumn.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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Heteropappus meyendorfii 'Blue Knoll'

Seed of this amazing new garden plant can be sown early in the year* and by the same autumn will be completely smothered in hundreds and thousands of shiny, light reflecting flowers, forming perfect mounds (or knolls) 30cm (12in) high and 45cm (18in) across. During a season when little else is in flower, they are a perfect fit for a change in containers or will brighten up the border, looking like blue charm chrysanthemums. No matter what the weather conditions - torrential rain, snow or frost they continue to look far and away the best, brightest plant in the garden, even right through November. *Sow during January/February to flower in October/November. Sow September/October to flower following September/October. More info
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Meconopsis betonicifolia

Himalayan Blue Poppy, Tibetan Blue Poppy

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Is there a more beautiful bloom in the entire flower kingdom then the famous Blue Poppy? It is only to be expected that an elusive, magical flower like this is a little harder to grow. The secret with this plant is to grow cool and well shaded. Height: 60-90cm (24-36in).
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Nepeta transcaucasica 'Blue Infinity'

Catmint

Tall wands of violet-blue flowers in seemingly infinate quantity over a long period. With its characteristic aromatic fragrance it is extremely effective in the border, long-lived, easily grown and very reliable.

* Seed came to T&M under this name which is yet to be verified.

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