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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)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £0.99

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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    • 1 packet (15 salvia seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £0.99

Hellebore 'Washfield Doubles'

Helleborus x hybridus

Breathtaking, double-flowered Hellebores from the Washfield collection, bred to perfection, adding sheer delight to your borders early each year. T&M are proud to continue the breeding work started over 20 years ago by Hellebore specialist Elizabeth Strangman, and want to share her passion for these intriguing plants with you. These delightful doubles are in a wide colour range including yellows, greens, blacks, reds, apricots and much more.

We pay great care and attention to our Hellebore Washfield Mixed seed production. Trained staff painstakingly pollinate each flower by hand twice to produce the best possible quality seed. All of our seed is harvested at the peak of freshness in May and June and is then immediately packed and shipped straight out to our customers. Hellebore seed germinates at its best when sown within a month of harvest so we recommend that you sow your seeds as soon as you receive them. Height: 45-60cm (18-24in).
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    • 1 packet (10 hellebore seeds)

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    • £0.99
    • Out of stock

Tropaeolum speciosum

Flame Nasturtium, Flame Flower, Flame Creeper

Flame Flower. Gorgeous scarlet flowered climber. Climbs to 180-300cm (6-10ft).
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    • 1 packet (10 tropaeolum speciosum seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £4.69

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: Use the clove like tasting petals for adding to cakes, either for flavour or decorating, suitable for soups, salads and sauces too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (100 dianthus seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £0.99

Malva moschata 'Snow White'

Musk Mallow

Dwarf, compact plants, covered by masses of glistening snow white flowers. Excellent garden performance, flowering over a long period all summer. Ideal for borders or containers. Flowers in first year. Height: 30-38cm (12-15in).
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    • 1 packet (40 malva seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £0.99

Primula Candelabra Hybrids

An exciting wide ranging mix of these fascinating Primulas which have spikes of very delicate florets appearing in whorls up the stem in a wide range of colours. Thrives in sun or shade. Height: 30-60cm (12-24in). More info
    • 1 packet (80 primula seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £3.99

Viola x williamsiana 'Sweeties'

Pansy, Viola williamsii

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The best ever dwarf Viola for containers! A unique mixture of small, attractive bicoloured flowers resembling tiny sweets. Compact plants are smothered in masses of flowers over a very long period, making it ideal for summer or winter flowering bedding displays.

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 (25 Viola seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £2.99

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: Use the clove like tasting petals for adding to cakes, either for flavour or decorating, suitable for soups, salads and sauces too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (100 dianthus seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £1.99

Cineraria 'Jester Scarlet'

Pericallis x hybrida, Cineraria cruentus, Cineraria x hybrida, Florists' Cineraria, Senecio x hybridus

A really striking bicolour which is dwarf and uniform in appearance, offering a carpet of scarlet-copper flowers with a distinct pure white centre. Height: 20-25cm (8-10in).

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    • 1 packet (25 cineraria seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £0.99

Lavender stoechas 'Bandera Purple'

Lavandula stoechas, French lavender

Grow dwarf French Lavender from seed. It's now really easy and cost effective to grow your own exotic French Lavender from seed. What's even better is 'Bandera' is compact, staying at just 20-30cm tall, so would look attractive in terracotta pots on the patio, or as a low hedge. The fragrance is spicy and a little bit addictive! Height and Spread: 20cm (10").,

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

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    • 1 packet (12 lavender seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £2.99

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)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £0.99