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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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Lysimachia atropurpurea

Loosestrife

A superb border plant with silver- green lanceolate foliage and many spikes of claret-red, almost black florets - a highly unusual colour in perennials. May also be used in containers or as a cut flower.
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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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Verbascum x hybrida 'Copper Rose' F1 Hybrid

Mullein, Celsia

The robust plants are actually incapable of setting viable seed, so we must offer seed which has been pollinated meticulously by hand between the two parent plants. As with most F1 Hybrids, special factors are tremendous vigour and a plant that just keeps on flowering, as it tries to produce seed which it cannot do. The gorgeous silky, large blooms will smother the soft, silver stems which reach up to 3ft. A great range of fashionable and delicious colours - ranging from copper to buff, apricot, old rose, tan and other lovely blends, all bursting from the contrasting silvery-grey flower spikes and buds. Sown in January/February they will easily flower during the summer of their first year, and if cut back will often re-bloom. An excellent performer. More info
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Dichondra argentea 'Silver Falls'

Silver Ponyfoot

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Vigorous growth displays true cascading plants with attractive glistening silver foliage and stems. Excellent added to mixed containers or creates a stunning basket plant on its own. Height: 5-7.5cm (2-3 inches). Spread/Trailing 90-120cm (3-4 feet).

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Dianthus plumarius 'Sweetness Mixed'

Carnation, Pink

A true breakthrough! First year flowering from July to September from an early (February) sowing, producing heavily scented pinks. Dwarf, bushy, spreading plants; ideal for cottage or perennial borders. Easy to maintain - simply trim spent blooms with shears at the end of the season.


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

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    • 1 packet (50 seeds)

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Dianthus caryophyllus 'Trailing Carnations Mixed'

Wild Carnation

Travelling in the Alpine regions of Europe one is struck by the magnificent and visual impact of their window boxes, hanging baskets, pots, tubs etc. And then we realised that they make liberal use of pendulous carnations adding an extra slant in perspective and design. The colour range is mainly pink and red shades.

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

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Lavender 'Mini Blue'

Lavandula angustifolia, English Lavender

A delightful dwarf lavender flowering in its first year from an early sowing! Compact, rounded plants quickly become smothered with masses of highly fragrant, deep purple lavender flowers from mid-summer onwards, which are highly attractive to bees. With impressive garden performance, Lavender 'Mini Blue' is ideal for growing in containers or used as a neat evergreen edging to beds and borders. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 35cm (14").


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


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    • 1 packet (20 seeds)

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Nepeta cataria

Catmint, Catnip

No cat should be deprived of this! Their reaction to the aromatic silver grey foliage is fascinating. Flower spikes of violet spotted white.

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

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    • 1 packet (225 seeds)

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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
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Dianthus caryophyllus 'Giant Chabaud Mixed'

Wild Carnation

The fragrance and the range of colour is very good. Double beautifully scented, fringed flowers.

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

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Dianthus caryophyllus 'Stripes & Picotees'

Wild Carnation

A bright mixture primarily pink and cream based but also with 25% yellow or orange ground colour specifically added. All delightfully striped and picoteed.

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

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    • 1 packet (80 seeds)

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Dianthus plumarius 'Sonata'

Carnation, Pink

Flowering all summer with very double, fragrant classic cottage garden pinks. Flowers 16-18 weeks from sowing.

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

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