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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 (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 seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £0.99

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)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £4.99

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

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

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 November 2014
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    • £0.99

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 seeds)

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    • £3.19

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

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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    • 1 packet (15 seeds)

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    • £0.99

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 seeds)

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    • £0.69

Strelitzia reginae Collection

Strelitzia reginae 'Dwarf', Strelitzia reginae 'Mandela's Gold', Bird of Paradise

Collection comprises one packet each of: Reginae Dwarf - 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). Mandela's Gold - The rarely-offered, golden-yellow bird of paradise! Height: 120-180cm (4-6ft). More info
    • 2 packets - 1 of each variety (10 seeds in total)

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    • £11.98 £9.49

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 (2Ó) 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)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £0.99

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 (7 seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £4.99