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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)

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    • £0.99

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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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 lysimachia 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 sunflower seeds)

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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
    • 1 packet (50 Veronica 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
    • 1 packet (50 lysimachia seeds)

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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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    • 1 packet (50 lunaria seeds)

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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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Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Try toasting the seed kernels for a healthy snack. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (25 sunflower seeds)

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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 aster seeds)

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Gaura lindheimeri 'Sparkle White'

This stunning hardy perennial makes a fabulous border plant! Its graceful, slender stems are topped with a flurry of dazzling white, starry blooms that still look fresh and airy at the end of summer. This bushy, clump forming variety has a neat, compact habit that makes it perfect for the front of sunny borders or edging paths as a mini hedge. Once established, Gaura lindheimeri 'Sparkle White' even copes well during periods of drought. Height and spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 packet (15 gaura 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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    • 1 packet (40 mimulus seeds)

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Trifolium rubens

Clover

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Soft to the touch flower spikes of dusky pink which bees love and can been used as cut flowers. The mid green leaves are unusual and almost resemble peanut foliage. Height: 45-60cm (18-24in).
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    • 1 packet (90 trifolium rubens seeds)

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    • £2.59