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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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Tropaeolum speciosum

Flame Nasturtium, Flame Flower, Flame Creeper

Flame Flower. Gorgeous scarlet flowered climber. Climbs to 180-300cm (6-10ft).
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    • 1 packet (10 seeds)

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    • £4.69

Tacca chantrieri 'Nivea'

Cat's Whiskers, Devil Flower, Bat Plant

This rare white form of the ever popular Bat Plant offers shiny, dark green leaves and in 2-3 years when mature, magnificent white, green veined blooms with long tentacles. A thought- provoking plant for the home or conservatory. More info
    • 1 packet (8 seeds)

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    • £4.99

Cyclamen hederifolium 'Mixed'

Cyclamen neapolitanum, Sowbread

Carmine, light rose and white flowers with beautiful silver-marbled deep green foliage. Flowers often appear before the foliage. Evergreen very hardy, and will self seed.
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    • 1 packet (30 seeds)

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    • £0.99

Cyclamen persicum grandiflorum 'Scentsation Mixed'

Florist's Cyclamen, Persian Cyclamen

Lingering Freesia-like fragrance of one plant can fill a room. More info
    • 1 packet (10 seeds)

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    • £0.99

Tacca chantrieri

Cat's Whiskers, Devil Flower, Bat Plant

In Malaya they call it the Devil's Flower and strange, fascinating stories surround it. Originating, no doubt, from the malevolent way the eyes in the bloom seem to be following your every move! It grows to about 2ft. in height with flowers complete with filaments or whiskers 12in. long forming a flowing forked tail. More info
    • 1 packet (15 seeds)

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    • £4.29

Strelitzia reginae (Dwarf)

Bird of Paradise

Unparalleled beauty of colour and form. Fantastic, exotic flowers justly famous. Grow them in your own greenhouse. One of the most rewarding of plants, it will take quite a bit of abuse and careless handling. Flowers spring. Height: 60-90cm (24-36in). More info
    • 1 packet (7 seeds)

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    • £4.99

Hellebore 'Washfield Doubles'

Helleborus x hybridus

Breathtaking, double-flowered Hellebores from the Washfield collection, bred to perfection, adding sheer delight to your borders early each year. T&M are proud to continue the breeding work started over 20 years ago by Hellebore specialist Elizabeth Strangman, and want to share her passion for these intriguing plants with you. These delightful doubles are in a wide colour range including yellows, greens, blacks, reds, apricots and much more. Height: 45-60cm (18-24in).

Please note that stock of this item will be available from June 2012.
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    • 1 packet (10 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £0.99

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 seeds)

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    • £0.99

Tree Peony 'Rockii Mixed'

Paeonia

  • Rarely offered seed
A much sought-after variety. The tissue paper white blooms are splashed with deep burgundy at the base of each petal. There are few plants that can compete with the beauty of a tree peony in full bloom. A mature plant can boast in excess of a hundred exotic blooms, each measuring up to 25cm (10") or more in diameter! These exceptional shrubs are hardy and disease resistant, and will continue to bloom for a lifetime. The exotic flowers of Tree Peony ‘Rockii Mixed’ are simply breathtaking in borders and make exquisite cut flowers. When grown from seed, tree peonies will reward patient gardeners by blooming 5-7 years from sowing. Height and spread: 150cm (60").

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How to plant peonies

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    • 1 packet (5 seeds)

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    • £2.99

Delphinium 'New Zealand Hybrids'

T&M are privileged to offer the results of a rigorous and exciting 11 year breeding programme by a world specialist. The 'New Zealand Hybrids' are a great improvement on the now discontinued Nobleman series. They have been specifically bred for exceptional perennial performance, and are outstanding in borders. The strong flower spikes with maximum, evenly spaced florets make them a great cut flower. Disease resistance is also advanced, offering protection against both powdery mildew and black spot. Add to this the impressive flower form and colour and you have the highest quality Delphiniums ever to be available from seed. T&M's exclusive mixture, known as 'New Zealand F1 Hybrids' offers a sumptuous range of bright blues, soft pinks and the purest whites. Beauty has never before been so freely available from seed .
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    • 1 packet (12 seeds)

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    • £4.99

Strelitzia reginae 'Mandela's Gold'

Bird of Paradise, Strelitzia reginae 'Kirstenbosch Gold'

The rarely-offered, golden-yellow bird of paradise! After 20 years of hand pollination and selection by the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, a small quantity of seed became available in 1994. Since then T&M has tried to introduce this variety into its catalogue. Patience usually pays off and finally we can offer more gardeners the chance of growing and seeing these flamboyant golden-yellow and purple blooms. Plants can take many years to flower from seed. Height: 1.2-1.8m (4-6ft). More info
    • 1 packet (3 seeds)

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    • £7.49

Meconopsis cambrica 'Double Mixed'

Welsh Poppy

Welsh Poppy. An exclusive and rare mix of silky pom-pom blooms in orange, red and yellow. The Welsh Poppy is a breezy perennial for dappled shade, blooming from mid-spring right through to autumn. Occasionally an odd single flower may also appear. More info
    • 1 packet (50 seeds)

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    • £0.99