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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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Verbena bonariensis

Glandularia, Verbena patagonica

Tall heads of bright, eye-catching rosy lavender, adding a tranquil tropical feel to borders. Height: 120-150cm (4-5ft).
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    • 1 packet (200 seeds)

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    • £2.99

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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    • 1 packet (40 seeds)

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Sunflower maximiliani

Helianthus maximiliani, Maximilian Sunflower

Often known as the Maximilian Sunflower, this attractive species produces masses of golden yellow, 7cm (3”) wide blooms all the way up the tall stems, which have a sweet chocolate fragrance. Perennial sunflower Helianthus maximiliani makes a stunning addition to the back of borders and a good late summer food source for both birds and butterflies. Height: 250cm (98”). Spread: 100cm (39”).


Companion planting: Try growing sunflowers with chives to deter aphids.


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    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

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Primula veris

Cowslip

The famous meadow and hedge row plant of simple beauty. Fragrant lemon yellow pendulous blooms. Easy to grow in sun or part shade. Flowers spring. Height 23cm (9in). Contact with the leaves may cause skin allergy to some people with sensitive skins.

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

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Verbena hastata 'Pink Spires'

Glandularia, Vervain, Verbena hastata f. rosea

A stunning Verbena, enhanced by vivid deep pink flowers borne on well branches spikes. Flowers over a very long period. Adds height to borders as well as making a splendid cut flower. Height: 90-120cm (3-4 feet) More info
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Gaura lindheimeri

White Gaura, Lindhemier's Beeblossom

Spikes of ¾in white flowers, tinged in pink. Long flowering in the border and as cut flowers. Cannot be sent to Hawaii.
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Veronica (Mixed Colours)

Speedwell

T&M have blended a mixture of species which are fantastic front of border or rockery plants. Producing many erect spikes, full of tiny flowers that create much impact in a complementary range of colours - orchid pink, royal blue, white, rose and light blue. Flower summer. Height: 30-35cm (12-14in). More info
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Lunaria annua

Honesty, Lunaria biennis

This pretty annual Honesty blooms from March to April in rich shades of purple, attracting many butterflies to its nectar-rich blooms. Lunaria annua is very easy to grow, normally self-seeding itself in sunny or shady positions. After flowering it produces masses of long-lasting silvery seed pods. Height: 90cm (35").
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Aster 'Composition'

Aster novi-belgii, Aster novae-angliae, Michaelmas Daisy, New England Aster

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Michaelmas Daisies - Bright colours of Aster novi-belgi and novae-angliae composed for a contrasting rich colour range of long stemmed autumnal flowers for cutting.
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    • 1 packet (60 seeds)

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Lysimachia ephemerum

Loosestrife

Probably one of the best species with silver lanceolate foliage and stems. The flower spikes contain many small white flowers, gently veined in mauve. A choice perennial from Spain, and an unusual cut flower too. Height: 60-120cm (3-4ft). More info
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    • £1.49

Sunflower x laetiflorus

Helianthus x laetiflorus, Perennial Sunflower, Showy Sunflower

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A true perennial Sunflower adding height and colour to perennial borders, flowering in their first year. Stunning bright yellow 10-12cm (4-5in) diameter blooms with deep yellow centres, will brighten your garden over a long period attracting birds and butterflies. Height: 150-180cm (5-6ft).


Companion planting: Try growing sunflowers with chives to deter aphids.


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    • 1 packet (25 seeds)

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Mimulus x hybridus 'Mystic Mixed' F1 Hybrid

Diplacus, Monkey Flower, Musk

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Mimulus are versatile bedding plants for full sun or part shade. The Mystic Mixed is quick to flower and perfect for use in bedding, borders and containers. This exclusive blend covers a wide colour range and includes spotted blooms. Height: 15-23cm (6-9in).
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