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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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Red Hot Poker 'Traffic Lights'

Kniphofia hirsuta, Torch Lily

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An intriguing dwarf red hot poker with unusual red, amber and green flower spikes. First year flowering, adding interest to borders and containers. Height: 30-40cm (12-16in). *Sow Sept/Oct to flower the following season.
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    • 1 packet (20 red hot poker seeds)

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    • £0.99

Pansy 'Tiger Eyes' F1 Hybrid

Viola x wittrockiana

This impressive Viola is no freak of nature, rather the result of an impressive breeding programme. Attractive old-gold petals are inlaid with intricate black veins, contrasting with the fresh, dark green foliage. Create an eyecatching display in borders or containers. Suitable for summer or winter flowering.


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. The crystallised petals are great decorations for cakes and cookies, or they can be added straight to green salads for an injection of colour. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (20 pansy seeds)

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    • £0.69

Oenothera 'Lemon Sunset'

Evening Primrose, Sundrops

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An exquisite Evening Primrose with beautiful 10cm (4in) soft-yellow flowers that mature by changing to an attractive sunset-red. Ideal for adding height to borders, as well as a delicate evening fragrance to your garden.

Height 90-100cm (36-40in).


Culinary note: Add petals to any salad to add a splash of colour with a lettuce-like flavour. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (30 oenothera seeds)

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Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm'

Coneflower, Black-eyed Susan

A profusion of bright flowers up to 5in across on bushy plants.
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    • 1 packet (100 rudbeckia seeds)

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    • £2.99

Verbascum x hybrida 'Banana Custard'

Mullein, Celsia

A fantastic new Verbascum! Strong, erect spikes literally packed with very large 2in. flowers of brightest, dazzling two-tone yellow. A glowing, valuable back of border, cottage garden plant. Remove spent stems to encourage a second flush of flowers. Height: 150-180cm (5-6ft). More info
    • 1 packet (40 verbascum seeds)

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Aquilegia flabellata var. pumila f. kurilensis 'Rosea'

Columbine, Granny's Bonnet, Dwarf Fan Columbine

Extremely dwarf plants with attractive, nodding, rose-pink and cream flowers against unusual blue-green, fan shaped foliage. This compact Aquilegia is ideal for planting at the front of borders, in containers or alpine gardens where it will self seed to create handsome drifts. Height and spread: 20cm (8"). More info
    • 1 packet (30 aquilegia seeds)

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Canna indica 'T&M Hybrids'

Indian Shot Plant

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Shades of yellow, red and cream with pretty bronze or green foliage. Sow early.
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    • 1 packet (15 canna indica seeds)

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Foxglove 'Primrose Carousel'

Digitalis purpurea

This is the first primrose-yellow Foxglove coming true from seed, which has the exciting bonus of large claret-speckled flowers which are borne all around the stem, a unique attribute in Foxgloves. Plants are approximately 30in high. therefore remarkably dwarf. Seed of the first plant of this unique yellow was discovered by chance in Suffolk by T&M customer, Miss Gage. T&M breeders have bred for dwarfness, colour and flowers all around the stem. The result is a gorgeous new garden plant. Ideal for containers or exposed situations where Foxgloves would normally falter. Also sensational when planted in drifts in the cottage garden border.
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    • 1 packet (50 foxglove seeds)

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    • £3.69

Sunflower x laetiflorus

Helianthus x laetiflorus, Perennial Sunflower, Showy Sunflower

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A true perennial Sunflower adding height and colour to perennial borders, flowering in their first year. Stunning bright yellow 10-12cm (4-5in) diameter blooms with deep yellow centres, will brighten your garden over a long period attracting birds and butterflies. Height: 150-180cm (5-6ft).


Companion planting: Try growing sunflowers with chives to deter aphids.


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Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Try toasting the seed kernels for a healthy snack. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (25 sunflower seeds)

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    • £2.49

Snail Vine

Vigna caracalla, Phaseolus caracalla, Snail Flower, Snail Bean, Corkscrew Flower

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This quick growing, evergreen twining climber is a close relative to the runner bean, grown for its pendants of twisted flowers, like coiled snail shells, up to 5cm (2") across. The fascinating summer flowers are followed by cylindrical green fruits in late autumn. Requiring a minimum temperature of 15°C (59°F), Vigna caracalla is best grown in patio containers that can be moved indoors to a heated greenhouse or conservatory for the winter. Alternatively, grow snail vines outdoors as an annual. Height: 6m (20'). Spread: 2m (6').
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    • 1 packet (4 snail vine seeds)

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Pansy 'Envy'

Viola x wittrockiana

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A breeding breakthrough! The Green Pansy! Amazing, olive-green blooms borne on compact, bushy plants, flowering over a long period. Suitable for borders or containers in winter or summer displays. Occasionally changeable weather conditions may provide you with even more unique shades, gently washed in blue and yellow.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. The crystallised petals are great decorations for cakes and cookies, or they can be added straight to green salads for an injection of colour. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (20 pansy seeds)

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Aquilegia x hybrida 'Firecracker'

Columbine, Granny's Bonnet

Truly outstanding, with blazing, long-spurred blooms of contrasting orange-red and canary-yellow, complemented by blue-green foliage. Ideal planted en masse, turning borders into an explosion of colour.
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    • 1 packet (30 aquilegia seeds)

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    • £3.69