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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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Auricula 'Viennese Waltz'

Primula auricula

A spectacular selection of this Victorian favorite. Bright attractive clusters of bicoloured flowers stand above mid-green foliage, looking spectacular grown in individual pots or mixed together in spring flowering containers. More info
    • 1 packet (25 auricula seeds)

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    • £0.99

Chrysanthemum x koreanum 'Fanfare Improved' F1 Hybrid

Chrysanthemum x grandiflorum, Florist's Chrysanthemum

The cooler it is the earlier it blooms continuing till hard frost. Double pom-pom, 3in flowers on semi-dwarf plants. Magnificent cut flower.


Companion planting: Try growing Chrysanthemums with chives, whose aromatic leaves will deter aphids.


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    • 1 packet (40 chrysanthemum seeds)

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Dianthus barbatus 'Indian Carpet Mixed'

Sweet William

A dwarf compact variety with a very wide colour range and excellent for bedding. It can be treated either as a biennial or as a half hardy annual to produce flowers the same season usually in around 10 weeks from sowing. Flowers early summer. Often grown as a biennial, this short lived perennial is ideal for cottage garden borders, beds and containers. Height 6in.

Culinary note: Use the clove like tasting petals for adding to cakes, either for flavour or decorating, suitable for soups, salads and sauces too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (400 dianthus seeds)

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    • £2.29

Polyanthus 'Large Flowered Mixed'

Primula

One of the most beautiful of all spring-flowering plnats. Vigourous in habit, it produces a profusion of large blooms in a delightful range of colours from white through to cream and yellow to orange and crimson.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Try the sweet tasting petals on top of salads or even pancakes, crystallise them for use as cake decorations too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (100 polyanthus seeds)

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    • £3.19

Dianthus plumarius 'Sonata'

Carnation, Pink

Flowering all summer with very double, fragrant classic cottage garden pinks. Flowers 16-18 weeks from sowing.

Culinary note: Use the clove like tasting petals for adding to cakes, either for flavour or decorating, suitable for soups, salads and sauces too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (30 dianthus seeds)

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    • £1.49

Auricula 'Douglas Prize Mix'

Primula auricula

World-famous strain producing exotic bicolours, primrose yellow centres with rich velvet surrounds including carmine, maroon-carmine, coral pink, deep orange, maroon-black and many more. Ideal for partially shaded positions on rockeries or borders, or spring flower beds, pots, tubs etc. Flowers early spring. Height 23cm (9in). More info
    • 1 packet (90 auricula seeds)

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    • £2.99

Alstroemeria 'Ligtu Hybrids'

Peruvian Lily

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Invaluable long-lived border plants in numerous shades of pink, orange and scarlet with distinctive, contrasting stripe. One of the worlds' most popular cut flowers.
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    • 1 packet (35 alstroemeria seeds)

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    • £3.99

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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    • £3.69

Stock 'Dwarf Mixed' (Brompton Stocks)

Matthiola incana, Gillyflower

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Upright bushy, early flowering biennials producing gloriously scented flowers in a good colour range which are splendid for cutting. Flowers early summer. As a top tip; Once the seedlings appear you can reduce the temperature down to 5ºC (40ºF), this will result in the seed leaves changing colour slightly, the darker green plants will produce single flowered plants and the lighter seed leaves will result in double flowered plants. Height: 45cm (18")
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    • 1 packet (100 stock seeds)

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    • £1.99

Primula denticulata 'Mixed'

Drumstick Primula

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A beautiful and distinct primula with large round flower heads made up by scores of neat florets. Prefers a semi- shaded position but will do well in the border. Colours include snow-white, lavender-blue, lilac, deep blue and startling rich carmine. Ideal for early spring flowers, spring- flowering pot plants, bedding, and cool spots in the rock garden.

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    • 1 packet (250 seeds)

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    • £2.99

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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    • £2.99

Polyanthus 'Pacific Giants Mixed'

Primula

A well loved selection of the traditional Polyanthus that announces the arrival of spring year after year. This garden favourite produces large blooms up to 6.5cm (2¾in) wide in a good variety of colours. Primula 'Pacific Giants Mixed' is ideal for creating hardy, low maintenance spring flower beds that will remain neat and tidy even after the flowers have ended. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 20cm (8").

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Try the sweet tasting petals on top of salads or even pancakes, crystallise them for use as cake decorations too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (15 seeds)

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    • £3.69