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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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    • £3.69

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)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £2.69

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 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 seeds)

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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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    • £2.89

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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    • 1 packet (30 seeds)

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    • £3.69

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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Sarracenia species 'New Hybrids Mixed'

Pitcher Plant

Seemingly innocent, the leaves of the pitcher plant have evolved into water-filled funnels that hide a sinister purpose. These intriguing carnivorous plants devour insects to improve their diet and counter poor nitrogen levels in the soils of their natural habitats. Lured by the promise of sweet nectar-like secretions on the lip of each pitcher, their victims are met by a slippery footing and tumble to a watery death deep within each funnel. Endlessly fascinating, Sarracenia species 'New Hybrids Mixed' make a captivating talking point for the greenhouse, conservatory or a windowsill indoors. Plants will be mature enough to catch insects after 2 - 3 years. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 20cm (8"). More info
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    • £4.99

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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    • £2.49

Verbena rigida

Verbena venosa, Veined Verbena, Glandularia

Dense 5cm (2in) clusters of purple fragrant flowers and dark green leaves. Adds height and interest to bedding displays. Lift tubers in autumn. Height: 30-60cm (1-2ft).
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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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    • 1 packet (150 seeds)

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    • £2.69