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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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Hellebore (Christmas Rose)

Helleborus niger

Surprise your friends and neighbours with an arrangement of Christmas roses for the festive season! Beautiful blooms at a time when little else is available. From seed you can have a group quite close together in a way which would cost you a great deal if you bought the plants. They flower in about three years from seed and invariably produce stronger, healthier plants.

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    • 1 packet (40 hellebore seeds)

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    • £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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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 tacca chantrieri seeds)

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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 tacca chantrieri seeds)

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    • £4.29

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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Wildflower Mixture

An easy to grow mixture providing an abundance of attractive wild flowers to add colour, grace and interest to the garden. Suitable for the flower border or wild area they are also valuable for the butterflies, bees, seed eating birds and insects they will attract. Some plants will flower in the first summer, the rest in spring, summer or autumn the next year. Height: 20-150cm (8in-5ft). Contents include: Birds-Foot Trefoil, Red and White Campion, Dames Violet, Evening Primrose, Musk Mallow, Marjoram, Yellow Melilot, Ragged Robin, Yellow Rocket, Small Scabious, Vervain, Vipers Bugloss and many other. Please Note: Even though wild flowers they should not be scattered in the wild without the authorisation of your local Nature Conservation Trust.

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    • 1 packet (1 gram of wildflower seed)

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    • £2.99

Hellebore 'Winter Flowering Hybrid Mix Improved'

Helleborus

This mixture of species and hybrids boasts a range of flower and leaf types, even appearing through snow. Flower shades can vary from lime-green, through white, appleblossom pink, to dark maroon, either spotted, speckled or plain Foliage is mid to dark green, leathery with different degrees of dissection. The seed pods are also attractive. These long lived hardy perennials can be grown in the border or as pot plants in the unheated greenhouse, flowering late winter through early spring. A useful addition to the flower arranger when few subjects are available, they reach a height of 30-60cm (12-24in).

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    • 1 packet (15 seeds)

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Strelitzia reginae (Dwarf) - Exotic Seed Collection

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 (4 strelitzia seeds)

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Tacca chantrieri 'Green Isle'

Cat's Whiskers, Devil Flower, Bat Plant

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An unusual and rarely offered selection that has intriguing dusky green blooms with bat-like, long green tentacles. Flowers in 2-3 years from seed.
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Primula capitata 'Noverna Deep Blue'

Asiatic Primrose

First year flowering. Attractive deep blue flower heads, held aloft by intriguing powdery white stems, above contrasting grey-green foliage. Adds an eye-catching display to borders and containers from summer into autumn. Height: 25-30cm (10-12in).
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    • 1 packet (25 primula seeds)

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    • £3.19