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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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Pansy 'Singing the Blues'

Viola x wittrockiana

This mixture of four enchanting colours, in shades and contrasts of blue, are not just pretty but the most sensational breakthrough in Violas for a decade. They were specifically bred for containers, baskets and ground cover, possessing a unique trailing habit. Above all they are wonderfully fragrant with a gorgeous, pervading sweet scent. Flowers appear in abundance and because they are tolerant to cold and heat, they can be grown all year round. Height: 2-3in Flowers spring/summer.


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

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    • 1 packet (25 pansy seeds)

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    • £0.69

Wallflower 'Tom Thumb Mixed'

Erysimum cheiri, Cheiranthus

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Very wide colour range, excellent in small spaces, tubs, window boxes. Slightly later flowering. Versatile and undemanding, this short lived perennial tends to be grown as a biennial, and is tough enough to cope in even the poorest of soils.
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    • 1 packet (200 wallflower seeds)

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Wallflower 'Sugar Rush' F1 Hybrid

Erysimum, Cheiranthus

  • Best New Bedding Plant at the Grower of the Year Awards 2013

Winner in the 'Best New Bedding Plant' category at the Grower of the Year Awards 2013, this is one of the most exciting wallflowers to emerge in recent years. Dense, fragrant flower spikes in shades of cream, yellow, red and purple appear not only in the spring, but throughout the autumn too, blooming just 10 weeks after sowing! With a delightful sweet fragrance and compact, multi-branching habit, Wallflower 'Sugar Rush' is perfect for beds, borders, containers and window boxes, creating a mass of colour and scent when much of the garden is dormant. Versatile and undemanding, wallflowers are tough enough to cope in even the poorest soils. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

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    • 1 packet (20 wallflower seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £2.99

Snail Vine

Vigna caracalla, Phaseolus caracalla, Snail Flower, Snail Bean, Corkscrew Flower

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This quick growing, evergreen twining climber is a close relative to the runner bean, grown for its pendants of twisted flowers, like coiled snail shells, up to 5cm (2") across. The fascinating summer flowers are followed by cylindrical green fruits in late autumn. Requiring a minimum temperature of 15°C (59°F), Vigna caracalla is best grown in patio containers that can be moved indoors to a heated greenhouse or conservatory for the winter. Alternatively, grow snail vines outdoors as an annual. Height: 6m (20'). Spread: 2m (6').
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    • 1 packet (4 snail vine seeds)

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Wallflower 'My Fair Lady Mixed'

Erysimum cheiri, Cheiranthus

A neat, uniform free flowering strain. Soft, fragrant colours; lemon, cream, gold, apricot, purple, pink, salmon, rose and mahogany. Versatile and undemanding, this short lived perennial tends to be grown as a biennial, and is tough enough to cope in even the poorest of soils. Height: 37-45cm (15-18in).
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    • 1 packet (400 wallflower seeds)

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    • £2.69

Agastache foeniculum 'Golden Jubilee'

Anise Hyssop, Agastache rugosa, Agastache anisata, Agastache anethiodora

Attractive, golden-green foliage with a distinct aniseed fragrance, making a vibrant contrast to the compact lavender-blue flower spikes. Adds interest to borders and containers, as well as attracts wildlife to your garden. Fragrant and excellent in borders or containers.

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

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Wallflower 'Bedding Mixed'

Erysimum, Cheiranthus

A special selection drawn from the widest colour range of the named varieties. Versatile and undemanding, this short lived perennial tends to be grown as a biennial, and is tough enough to cope in even the poorest of soils. Height: 38-45cm (15-18in) More info
    • 1 packet (400 wallflower seeds)

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Wallflower 'Brilliant Bedder Series Mixed'

Erysimum, Cheiranthus

Dwarf, sturdy and much neater and compact plants. Very good for exposed positions, beds and borders. Where space is limited containers, tubs, etc. Flowers spring. Versatile and undemanding, this short lived perennial tends to be grown as a biennial, and is tough enough to cope in even the poorest of soils. Height 25-30cm (10-12in). More info
    • 1 packet (685 wallflower seeds)

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Dianthus barbatus nigrescens 'Sooty'

Sweet William

Supremely different to other Sweet Williams with 7cm (2½in) fragrant blooms of deepest maroon-chocolate on red stems and mid green foliage which matures to metallic mahogany. Stunning cut flower and border plant. Often grown as a biennial, this short lived perennial is ideal for cottage garden borders, beds and containers. Height: 30-38cm (12-15in).

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

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    • 1 packet (75 dianthus seeds)

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Lavender 'Mini Blue'

Lavandula angustifolia, English Lavender

A delightful dwarf lavender flowering in its first year from an early sowing! Compact, rounded plants quickly become smothered with masses of highly fragrant, deep purple lavender flowers from mid-summer onwards, which are highly attractive to bees. With impressive garden performance, Lavender 'Mini Blue' is ideal for growing in containers or used as a neat evergreen edging to beds and borders. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 35cm (14").


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


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    • 1 packet (20 lavender seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £2.99

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 primula seeds)

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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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    • 1 packet (40 dianthus seeds)

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    • £1.99