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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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Commelina dianthifolia

Bird-bill Day Flower, Widow's Tears

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A very rare plant indeed. This is one of the few plants with such intense blue flowers and that will also perform well in the garden. Flowering in its first year with 2.5cm (1in) gentian blue flowers, it then produces tubers and springs back to life the following year with an unceasing display of blooms. Wonderful in containers, rock gardens and the border (regardless of soil conditions). Hardy down to -8/-10C. Flowers summer. Height 15-30cm (6-12in.)

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    • 1 packet (25 commelina seeds)

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    • £0.99

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 foxglove seeds)

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    • £2.29 £0.99

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 foxglove seeds)

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    • £3.39 £0.99

Hellebore (Purple-flowered Christmas Rose)

Helleborus purpurascens

Rarely offered for sale as seed! This exquisite Helleborus produces clumps of robust, leathery foliage along with many large blooms, flushed in shades of purple, pink and even slate grey!

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    • 1 packet (30 hellebore seeds)

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    • £0.99

Meconopsis betonicifolia 'Blue'

Himalayan Blue Poppy, Tibetan Blue Poppy

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Is there a more beautiful bloom in the entire flower kingdom then the famous Blue Poppy? It is only to be expected that an elusive, magical flower like this is a little harder to grow. The secret with this plant is to grow cool and well shaded. Height: 60-90cm (24-36in).
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    • 1 packet (50 meconopsis seeds)

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    • £3.69

Foxglove 'Dalmatian Cream' F1 Hybrid

Digitalis purpurea

Exquisitely simple white blooms with rich purple spotted interiors make a sophisticated summer display. Foxglove 'Dalmation Cream' produces well branched, compact, dwarf plants that flower surprisingly quickly in their first year from sowing. The upright flower spikes of this superb cottage garden perennial are ideal for adding height to the back of borders or planting en masses for an enchanting, informal bedding scheme. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 40cm (16").
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    • 1 packet (12 foxglove seeds)

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    • £3.09 £0.99

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 foxglove seeds)

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    • £2.99

Foxglove 'Candy Mountain'

Digitalis purpurea

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 foxglove seeds)

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    • £2.99

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 foxglove seeds)

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    • £0.99

Viola hybrida 'Rose Shades'

Pansy

A delightful bushy, compact and free flowering variety in delicious rose shades. Each bloom has an attractive yellow eye and darker whiskers, plus the added bonus of a sweet fragrance. Ideal for planting in spring or summer borders and containers. Height: 15-25cm (6-10in).

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. The crystallised petals are great decorations for cakes and cookies, or they can be added straight to green salads for an injection of colour. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (30 Viola seeds)

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    • £3.99

Pansy 'Can-Can Mixed' F1 Hybrid

Viola x wittrockiana

A choreographed medley of dazzling frilly blooms. Layers of ruffled and wavy petals add a new dimension to the ever popular pansy. A fun and frivolous variety that merits centre stage in your garden. Radiant in borders, containers and flower pouches. Height: 15-23cm (6-9in).

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. The crystallised petals are great decorations for cakes and cookies, or they can be added straight to green salads for an injection of colour. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (20 pansy seeds)

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    • £0.99