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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!
Dianthus deltoides 'Arctic Fire'
Maiden PinkA spectacular first year flowering perennial Dianthus that is quick to flower. Dwarf plants of deep green foliage, are smothered with dainty white serrated flowers complimented by an attractive fiery red eye. These delightful 'Pinks' are long flowering, and look stunning as ground cover in borders or added to rockeries. Height: 15-20cm (6-8in).
Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.More info
Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) 'Mixed Colours'
Spiderwort, Tradescantia x andersonianaQuick forming clumps of fleshy sword-like foliage and a succession of clustered blue, lilac and mauve flowers. Very hardy and trouble-free in the border. More info
Geranium bohemicum 'Orchid Blue'
Hardy Geranium, Cranesbill
Geranium 'Orchid Blue' is a selection by Thompson & Morgan from the species Geranium bohemicum. A short-lived border and ground cover plant which self-seeds to keep continuity. Masses of 2cm (¾in.) flowers of orchid-blue, veined in purple-violet, borne on bushy plants. Makes a delightful show, particularly when situated in a sunny position in the border. Flowers summer. Height 30-45cm (12-18in).More info
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