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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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Dianthus barbatus 'Kaleidoscope Mixed'

Sweet William

  • RHS Perfect for Pollinators
A cottage garden favourite with an unusual colour twist! This beautiful Sweet William produces large heads of pretty pink flowers that gradually mature to white, creating a delightful bicolour effect. Sweet William 'Kaleidoscope' is highly scented with multi branching stems that make it superb for cutting. Often grown as a biennial, this short lived perennial is ideal for borders, beds and containers, and will even flower in the same year if sown early. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 30cm (12”).

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

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Agastache hybrida 'Astello Indigo'

  • Fleuroselect Gold Medal
Indulge your senses with the fabulous mint-scented flower-spikes of Agastache hybrid 'Astello Indigo'. The long-lasting, deep blue flower spikes are irresistible to bees and butterflies and make a fabulous addition to borders and containers. This attractive half-hardy perennial is ideal for gravel gardens and wildlife borders, although it is generally grown as an annual in colder areas. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 30cm (12").

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

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Monarda didyma 'T&M Superb Mixed'

Bee Balm, Bergamot

Candelabra-like whorls of flowers in a formula mixture with mint scented foliage. Indispensable border flower for most soils, particularly damp sites. Height 90-100cm (30-40in).

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

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Monarda citriodora subsp. austromontana 'Bees' Favourite'

Bee Balm, Bergamot

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Masses of flower spikes bearing tiers of soft mauve flowers are produced by this quick and easy to grow border plant. It flowers easily in its first season from an early sowing, producing a bold display of flowers over a long period. Exceptional for its unusually shaped flowers on strong square stems and the rich minty fragrance, which is freely released when the plant is brushed. Compact upright habit and makes a very neat and tidy plant which will add structure and shape to the border, particularly if planted in groups of three. Excellent for cutting and beloved by bees. Requirements: One of the easiest perennials to cultivate. Happy in sun or light shade and any ordinary garden soil, although they prefer a rich moisture retentive soil which doesn't dry out in the summer. They are very easy to grow, the mat like roots soon forming a large clump, but are not usually invasive. In dry soils they don't grow quite so tall.

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

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Hollyhock 'Halo Mixed'

Alcea rosea, Althaea rosea

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Colour that's almost 2 metres high! And now Hollyhocks are even more colourful thanks to new Hollyhock 'Halo Mixed', with its glowing eyes to add contrast. These stunning cottage garden perennials make a beautiful cut flower for a vase indoors and the edible flowers can even be added to salads for an attractive, tasty treat. Recognised by the European Fleuroselect panel of experts with a novelty award too. Height: 180cm (71”). Spread: 60cm (24”).

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

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Pansy 'Petite Mixed' F1 Hybrid

Viola x wittrockiana

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T&M believe that this is The Best Winter Flowering Pansy! Earlier and more floriferous than many old favourites, with the widest colour spectrum imaginable. Very dwarf, compact plants, flowering over a long period in borders and containers. 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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Primula vulgaris

Primrose, Common Primrose

Without doubt this native British plant is one of the most beautiful of the Primula family and an excellent garden plant. The flowers are of softest yellow, a colour very rare among flowers, and are deliciously scented. Happy in full sun or part shade. Flowers spring. Height 6in.

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

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Rose multiflora nana perpetua 'Garden Party'

Rosa

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This lovely miniature rose is bred for improved germination making it easy to grow from seed. Flowering in its first year from an early sowing, Rose multiflora nana perpetua 'Garden Party' produces wide, open blooms in delicate shades of rose and pale pink. Perfect for edging beds and borders or growing in containers as an attractive centre piece for the patio table. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 35cm (14").

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


Companion planting: Try growing roses with garlic, chives, thyme or mint to help deter aphids and blackfly.


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Hollyhock 'Nigra'

Alcea rosea, Althaea rosea

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Tall strong stems bearing chocolate maroon flowers, becoming almost 'black' towards the centre. This is a unique variety creating an impressive impact against most backgrounds. Flowers mid to late summer. Height 5ft.

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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Dianthus superbus 'Crimsonia'

Carnation, Pink

Deliciously fragrant! Rich crimson, deeply-cut, large fringed petals, filling the air with their sweet perfume. A first year flowering perennial, which Is very hardy, neat and compact, with outstanding garden performance. Ideal in borders, containers or as a cut flower. Height: 38-50cm (15-20in).

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

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Pansy 'Water Colours Mixed' F1 Hybrid

Viola x wittrockiana

Create a masterpiece with this fine mixture of the most delicate shades which has been an unqualified success wherever T&M have shown it. The colours work together in a way that brings raptuous comments wherever it is seen and it has performed well under adverse weather conditions both for colour, winter/ spring and summer flowering, for colour harmony and usefulness whether in containers, hanging baskets or bedding. Height: 15-20cm (6-8in).

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

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    • 1 packet (30 seeds)

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