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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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Foxglove 'Silver Cub'

Digitalis purpurea subsp. heywoodii

  • NEW in 2014
This unusual foxglove produces silvery foliage coated in a layer of thick hair which feels soft to the touch like puppies' ears! Clear white blooms with delicate spotted centres decorate sturdy, mid-height flower stems on multi-branched plants from May to July. Flowering in its first year from a January sowing, grow Foxglove 'Silver Cub' in sunny or partially shaded borders where it will attract bees and other pollinating insects. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £0.99

Foxglove 'Candy Mountain'

Digitalis purpurea

T&M World Exclusive. Foxglove Candy Mountain is totally unique as it is the first upward facing foxglove from seed. This unusual characteristic enables you, and the bees, to peep inside the stunning rose pink blooms and view their delightful freckled throats, which appear all the way around the stems. These flower stems are so strong, sturdy and erect that in breeding trials Candy Mountain was given the nickname 'Viagra'! Ideal for planting in drifts, creating a colourful display towards the middle or back of your perennial or cottage garden borders. Height: 90-140cm (36-56 inches).
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    • 1 packet (200 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.69

Foxglove 'Alba'

Digitalis purpurea f. albiflora, Digitalis purpurea 'Alba'

Marvellous large pure white spikes, a rare and unusual colour. Magnificent in the border in sun or part shade and very useful as a cut flower. Flowers early summer.
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    • 1 packet (150 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.69

Foxglove 'Glittering Prizes Mixed'

Digitalis purpurea

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A much sought after old traditional foxglove with flowers much larger than usual which are delightfully and exotically splashed and mottled in a good range of rich colours, purple, lilac, cream, white and rose. Each flower has a large purple blotched throat. A tall, majestic plant flowering somewhat earlier than other varieties. Ideal for the back of the border and a excellent cut flower. Flowers early summer. Height 120-180cm (4-6ft).

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    • 1 packet (300 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £0.69

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 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.69

Foxglove 'Pam's Split'

Digitalis purpurea

A spectacular selection from Digitalis Pam's Choice. This variety is slightly shorter and is multi-stemmed from the base, producing a longer-lasting and impressive display of white blooms with speckled throats. Each flower of Digitalis Pam's Split has an unusual 'split petal' effect, giving them a slightly ruffled look. Eye-catching in borders or cottage gardens. Digitalis Pam's Split will grow in any garden soil in full sun or part shade.
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    • 1 packet (30 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.99

Foxglove 'Excelsior Hybrid Mixed'

Digitalis purpurea

A most effective and spectacular strain of Foxgloves superb for shady shrub and tree areas, back of borders and excellent for cut flowers. They can really bring the early summer garden alive! Flowers early summer. Height 5ft.
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    • 1 packet (2500 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.99

Foxglove 'Apricot'

Digitalis purpurea

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An outstanding introduction producing large spikes of a lovely shade of Apricot. A most unusual and sought after colour. Excellent for the border in sun or part shade, and very useful as a cut flower. Flowers early summer. Height 1.3-1.5m (4-5ft).
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    • 1 packet (450 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of June 2014
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    • £1.49

Foxglove 'Primrose Carousel'

Digitalis purpurea

This is the first primrose-yellow Foxglove coming true from seed, which has the exciting bonus of large claret-speckled flowers which are borne all around the stem, a unique attribute in Foxgloves. Plants are approximately 30in high. therefore remarkably dwarf. Seed of the first plant of this unique yellow was discovered by chance in Suffolk by T&M customer, Miss Gage. T&M breeders have bred for dwarfness, colour and flowers all around the stem. The result is a gorgeous new garden plant. Ideal for containers or exposed situations where Foxgloves would normally falter. Also sensational when planted in drifts in the cottage garden border.
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    • 1 packet (50 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £3.69

Foxglove 'Candy Mountain Peach'

Digitalis purpurea

Following the success of 'Candy Mountain' and 'Snowy Mountain' comes the next individual colour in the 'Mountain' Foxglove series. With the same upward-facing flowers as its cousins, Foxglove 'Candy Mountain Peach' is the perfect perennial for adding height and structure to the back of cottage garden borders. The unusual colour of its peach-tinged and delicately dotted trumpets will attract bees - as well as the admiration of your neighbours! Height: 140cm (55”). Spread: 45cm (18”).
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    • 1 packet (40 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £3.09

Foxglove 'Pam's Choice'

Digitalis purpurea

One of the best new foxgloves found in recent years. Stout, strong spires of creamy white flowers with attractive throats attractively painted in deepest burgundy. Creates an unforgettable sight when planted en masse in borders. Height 90-150cm (3-5 feet).
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    • 1 packet (500 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.29

Foxglove 'Milk Chocolate'

Digitalis parviflora, Digitalis kishinskyi

A delightful species originating from Spain and Portugal. Produces elegant flower spikes covered in small chocolate trumpets circling each stem and attracting beneficial insects. More info
    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.49