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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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    • 1 packet (25 commelina seeds)

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Pansy 'Jolly Joker' F2 Hybrid

Viola x wittrockiana

Jolly Joker, awarded the AAS Medal 1990 and the 1990 Fleuroselect Gold Medal, is probably the most spectacular pansy of its class. The intense orange of its lower petals, contrasts sharply with the deep purple of the upper petals. The effect is both unusual and intriguing. A very versatile and hardy variety which can be sown early for summer flowers or in summer for flowering in autumn and spring and even; in mild winters, through the winter. Height: 15-23cm (6-9in).

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

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    • 1 packet (40 pansy seeds)

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Geranium pratense 'Purple Haze'

Hardy Geranium, Meadow Cranesbill

One of the hardy Geranium discoveries of the century! 'Purple Haze' is a stunning plant, producing amazing foliage with a unique bronze-purple hue, a shade rarely seen in hardy Geranium foliage. The leaves are deepest in shade during spring, gradually changing to an attractive deep green with strong purple edging. Even more exciting is the striking contrast of the blooms, perfectly themed in shades of gorgeous violet-mauve. Height: 60-75cm (24-30in).

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    • 1 packet (5 geranium seeds)

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Pansy 'Mello® 21' F1 Hybrid

Viola x wittrockiana

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Mello® 21 has twenty one different shades and bicolours from black through to white. The flowers are an excellent size without being too big, smooth, well rounded, firm and upward facing on compact plants, held clear of the small foliage. A true spring, summer and winter flowering bedding or container pansy. Combining both cold hardy and heat tolerant genetic lines, it features formula mixing of seed to ensure as near as possible a balance of all 21 colours.


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

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Viola x williamsiana 'Floral Powers Mixed' F1 Hybrid

Pansy

This delightful mixture of very bushy and free-flowering plants is proving to be one of the best viola introductions in recent years. Out-flowering all other varieties, Viola Floral Powers Mixed has large blooms and, as its name suggests, fabulous 'flower power'. Early to bloom in a wonderful range of colours and performing well in borders, containers and baskets.


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

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Viola hybrida 'Sorbet Yesterday Today & Tomorrow' F1 Hybrid

Pansy

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Yesterday they were almost white, today they are light blue and tomorrow they will be deep blue. Totally unique, as each flower rapidly changes colour. In most areas they are more hardy than Universal Pansies and will provide winter colour when seldom else is flowering. Spectacular for spring bedding and containers.

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

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Pansy 'Padparadja' F2 Hybrid

Viola x wittrockiana

So intense is the effect of its solid orange blooms, it is unlikely there is anything to match it.

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

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    • 1 packet (50 pansy seeds)

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Pansy 'Singing the Blues'

Viola x wittrockiana

This mixture of four enchanting colours, in shades and contrasts of blue, are not just pretty but the most sensational breakthrough in Violas for a decade. They were specifically bred for containers, baskets and ground cover, possessing a unique trailing habit. Above all they are wonderfully fragrant with a gorgeous, pervading sweet scent. Flowers appear in abundance and because they are tolerant to cold and heat, they can be grown all year round. Height: 2-3in Flowers spring/summer.


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

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Hellebore (Christmas Rose)

Helleborus niger

Surprise your friends and neighbours with an arrangement of Christmas roses for the festive season! Beautiful blooms at a time when little else is available. From seed you can have a group quite close together in a way which would cost you a great deal if you bought the plants. They flower in about three years from seed and invariably produce stronger, healthier plants.

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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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Aubrieta 'Purple Cascade' F1 Hybrid

Aubretia

An excellent strain almost smothered in flowers in rich purple shades. Excellent for a bold spring display. Suitable for rockeries, walls, borders, edging paths, planters, window boxes etc. Flowers early spring. Spread 30-38cm (12-15in). More info
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Helianthemum Collection

Rock Rose, Sun Rose

Showy dwarf evergreen shrubs which spread quickly over rocks and slopes and make ideal ground cover. The attractive foliage is smothered from late spring with masses of 2.5cm (1 inch) flowers resembling wild roses in pink, lemon, copper, red, purple and white. They love the sun and stand hot, dry conditions very well. Height: 9-12 inches.
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