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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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Foxglove 'Glittering Prizes Mixed'

Digitalis purpurea

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A much sought after old traditional foxglove with flowers much larger than usual which are delightfully and exotically splashed and mottled in a good range of rich colours, purple, lilac, cream, white and rose. Each flower has a large purple blotched throat. A tall, majestic plant flowering somewhat earlier than other varieties. Ideal for the back of the border and a excellent cut flower. Flowers early summer. Height 120-180cm (4-6ft).

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    • 1 packet (300 foxglove seeds)

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    • £0.99

Foxglove 'Apricot'

Digitalis purpurea

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An outstanding introduction producing large spikes of a lovely shade of Apricot. A most unusual and sought after colour. Excellent for the border in sun or part shade, and very useful as a cut flower. Flowers early summer. Height 1.3-1.5m (4-5ft).
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    • 1 packet (450 foxglove seeds)

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Foxglove 'Alba'

Digitalis purpurea f. albiflora, Digitalis purpurea 'Alba'

Marvellous large pure white spikes, a rare and unusual colour. Magnificent in the border in sun or part shade and very useful as a cut flower. Flowers early summer. More info
    • 1 packet (150 foxglove seeds)

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Foxglove 'Excelsior Hybrid Mixed'

Digitalis purpurea

A most effective and spectacular strain of Foxgloves superb for shady shrub and tree areas, back of borders and excellent for cut flowers. They can really bring the early summer garden alive! Flowers early summer. Height 5ft.
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    • 1 packet (2500 foxglove seeds)

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Hesperis matronalis

Sweet Rocket

Charming, large spikes of single, lilac and purple flowers are produced in the spring filling the air with their sweet and spicy evening fragrance. Sweet Rocket will also attract butterflies and other beneficial insects to your garden. Hardy Biennial - can be perennial in some soils.

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

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    • 1 packet (500 hesperis seeds)

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    • £2.99

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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    • 1 packet (25 echium seeds)

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    • £3.99

Lunaria annua

Honesty, Lunaria biennis

This pretty annual Honesty blooms from March to April in rich shades of purple, attracting many butterflies to its nectar-rich blooms. Lunaria annua is very easy to grow, normally self-seeding itself in sunny or shady positions. After flowering it produces masses of long-lasting silvery seed pods. Height: 90cm (35"). More info
    • 1 packet (50 lunaria seeds)

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Campanula medium (Mixed)

Canterbury Bells, Bellflower

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Masses of bells in an astonishing range of blues, whites and pinks. A gentle reminder of the cottage garden days. Flowers summer. Height 90-120cm (3-4ft).
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    • 1 packet (850 campanula seeds)

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    • £2.29

Foxglove 'Silver Cub'

Digitalis purpurea subsp. heywoodii

This unusual foxglove produces silvery foliage coated in a layer of thick hair which feels soft to the touch like puppies' ears! Clear white blooms with delicate spotted centres decorate sturdy, mid-height flower stems on multi-branched plants from May to July. Flowering in its first year from a January sowing, grow Foxglove 'Silver Cub' in sunny or partially shaded borders where it will attract bees and other pollinating insects. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 packet (100 foxglove seeds)

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Foxglove 'Candy Mountain'

Digitalis purpurea

Foxglove Candy Mountain is totally unique as it is the first upward facing foxglove from seed. This unusual characteristic enables you, and the bees, to peep inside the stunning rose pink blooms and view their delightful freckled throats, which appear all the way around the stems. These flower stems are so strong, sturdy and erect that in breeding trials Candy Mountain was given the nickname 'Viagra'! Ideal for planting in drifts, creating a colourful display towards the middle or back of your perennial or cottage garden borders. Height: 90-140cm (36-56 inches). More info
    • 1 packet (200 foxglove 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

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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    • £0.99