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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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Centranthus 'Star Ruber Mixed'

Valerian, Red Valerian, Pretty Betsy

A beautiful border plant beloved by bees and butterflies. Mixture contains three colours: rose, white and maroon. Plants are lightly fragrant, long flowering and may also be used as a cut flower.
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    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

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    • £2.89

Dianthus barbatus 'Kaleidoscope Mixed'

Sweet William

  • RHS Perfect for Pollinators
A cottage garden favourite with an unusual colour twist! This beautiful Sweet William produces large heads of pretty pink flowers that gradually mature to white, creating a delightful bicolour effect. Sweet William 'Kaleidoscope' is highly scented with multi branching stems that make it superb for cutting. Often grown as a biennial, this short lived perennial is ideal for borders, beds and containers, and will even flower in the same year if sown early. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 30cm (12”).

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (40 seeds)

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Erigeron karvinskianus 'Profusion'

Erigeron karvinskianus, Fleabane, Mexican Fleabane

Lovely subject for hanging baskets, window boxes, patio tubs. Flowers within 3 months.
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Foxglove 'Alba'

Digitalis purpurea f. albiflora, Digitalis purpurea 'Alba'

Marvellous large pure white spikes, a rare and unusual colour. Magnificent in the border in sun or part shade and very useful as a cut flower. Flowers early summer.
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    • 1 packet (150 seeds)

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Verbascum x hybrida 'Snow Maiden'

Mullein, Celsia

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A first class garden plant! Well branched, erect spikes covered in large 4cm (1½in) pure white flowers, over a long period. An incredibly beautiful plant for the back of borders, seldom requiring support.

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    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of August 2014
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    • £3.49

Centranthus ruber 'Snowcloud'

Valerian, Red Valerian, Pretty Betsy

Attractive pure white selection. Ideal for attracting beneficial insects into the garden. Very long flowering and can be used as a cut flower.
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Gaura lindheimeri

White Gaura, Lindhemier's Beeblossom

Spikes of ¾in white flowers, tinged in pink. Long flowering in the border and as cut flowers. Cannot be sent to Hawaii.
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    • 1 packet (30 seeds)

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Malva moschata 'Snow White'

Musk Mallow

Dwarf, compact plants, covered by masses of glistening snow white flowers. Excellent garden performance, flowering over a long period all summer. Ideal for borders or containers. Flowers in first year. Height: 30-38cm (12-15in).
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    • 1 packet (40 seeds)

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Cerastium tomentosum

Snow-in-summer

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A low spreading rock plant with silvery leaves, topped by pure white flowers. Easy and attractive, particularly useful for quickly covering sunny banks etc. Each plant having a spread of 60cm (24in). Flowers late spring/summer.

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    • 1 packet (320 seeds)

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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 seeds)

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Dianthus plumarius 'Sweetness Mixed'

Pink

A true breakthrough! First year flowering from July to September from an early (February) sowing, producing heavily scented pinks. Dwarf, bushy, spreading plants; ideal for cottage or perennial borders. Easy to maintain - simply trim spent blooms with shears at the end of the season.


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (50 seeds)

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Hollyhock 'Chater's Double Icicle'

Alcea rosea, Althaea rosea

A classic cottage Hollyhock. Spectacular, large, crystal white, fully double, powder-puff blooms grace tall strong stems from mid summer until autumn. Adds height and a touch of style to the back of perennial or cottage garden borders. Especially effective when planted in groups. Height 1.5-1.8m (5-6ft).

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

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Bellis perennis 'Tasso Mixed'

Daisy

The best pomponette bellis ever introduced! Flowers are slightly larger than normal pom - pom types, on compact, short, strong flower stems, that bud up uniformly. The bright colours of rose, deep rose, red and white, will all give excellent garden performance, in containers or borders. Height: 15-20cm (6-8in).

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (80 seeds)

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Bellis perennis 'Pomponette Mixed'

Daisy

Masses of tightly quilled 1½in button flowers on compact plants. A bright mixture of red, rose and white. Superb for small beds, edging, windowboxes etc. Growing well in shade they are good for planting under trees or as an edging to patio borders etc. Flowers spring. Height 10-15cm (4-6in).

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (400 seeds)

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    • £2.69

Lysimachia ephemerum

Loosestrife

Probably one of the best species with silver lanceolate foliage and stems. The flower spikes contain many small white flowers, gently veined in mauve. A choice perennial from Spain, and an unusual cut flower too. Height: 60-120cm (3-4ft). More info
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Salvia sclarea var. turkestanica

Biennial Clary

Scores of tall stems bearing many pink to white bracts and soft blue and white tiny flowers. Remaining spectacular, even in early autumn.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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Dianthus deltoides 'Arctic Fire'

Maiden Pink

A spectacular first year flowering perennial Dianthus that is quick to flower. Dwarf plants of deep green foliage, are smothered with dainty white serrated flowers complimented by an attractive fiery red eye. These delightful 'Pinks' are long flowering, and look stunning as ground cover in borders or added to rockeries. Height: 15-20cm (6-8in).

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (80 seeds)

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Poppy 'Checkers'

Papaver orientale, Oriental Poppy

First year flowering from an early sowing. Poppy Checkers is easy to raise and very rewarding with pure white silky flowers are flanked within by the deepest black cross. Use as a novel cut flower, as well as for the traditional dried seed heads. Height: 60-90cm (2-3ft).
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    • 1 packet (50 seeds)

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Nepeta cataria

Catmint, Catnip

No cat should be deprived of this! Their reaction to the aromatic silver grey foliage is fascinating. Flower spikes of violet spotted white.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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Lathyrus latifolius 'White Pearl'

Everlasting Sweet Pea, Perennial Sweet Pea, Lathyrus latifolius 'Albus'

Magnificent, distinctive pearl-like clusters of dazzling white flowers. One of the finest white cut flowers in existance flowering over a long period. They thrive in full sun, love to scramble over tall shrubs, fences etc. and are equally at home on trellises, walls, arbours and pergolas.
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    • 1 packet (15 seeds)

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Salvia sclarea var. turkestanica alba

Biennial Clary

A really choice border plant! Quickly becoming established, the many, strong erect stems are topped with plumes of white and lime-green bracts, which have a maroon underside. A superb plant to give colour balance to the garden.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (20 seeds)

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Hollyhock 'Halo White'

Alcea rosea, Althaea rosea

Large, bright white single flowers with an attractive bright yellow 'halo' in the centre of each bloom. Hollyhock Halo White produces tall flower spikes on strong bushy plants with plenty of eye-catching flowers on each spike to add dramatic height to your borders in late summer.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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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 seeds)

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Dianthus deltoides 'Micro Chips'

Maiden Pink

A true first year flowering perennial Dianthus that is very quick to bloom. Dwarf deep green foliage, soon becomes smothered in a spectacular mixture of dainty serrated edged flowers. Stunning in containers, used as ground cover at the front of borders or added to rockeries. Height: 15-20cm.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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Foxglove 'Snowy Mountain'

Digitalis purpurea

Hot on the heels of Foxglove Candy Mountain, this striking white version has been developed by flower breeders. Each unique upward-facing bloom is peppered inside with delicate purple spots which will tempt bees and other insects. Tall sturdy spires of flowers will create an eye-catching display in cottage garden borders. Will grow in any garden soil in full sun or part shade.

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Catananche caerulea 'Bicolor'

Blue Cupidone, Cupid's Dart

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This first-year flowering hardy perennial is the rarer white form of the blue Cupid's Dart. White semi-double star-like flowers, occasionally flecked with blue, 5cm (2in), stand upon long wiry stems held well above the neat grey green foliage. Together with the silvery buds, this plant makes an eye-catching cut flower, or border plant. Height: 60-90cm (24-36in).

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    • 1 packet (75 seeds)

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Myosotis sylvatica 'Bobo Mixed'

Forget-Me-Not

Essential spring bedding plants. Forget-me-nots are usually blue, but also found here in pink and white, and all on dwarf, compact plants! A fantastic accessory to spring beds and borders, complementing golden Daffodils and Tulips.
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    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

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    • £1.99

Nepeta cataria ssp. citrina

Lemon Catmint, Nepeta cataria 'Citriodora'

Quite unlike ordinary catmint, handle or squeeze the leaves and they give off a rich lemony fragrancy which pervades the garden with rich flowery perfume on still, warm summer evenings. It's easy to grow and can be treated as either annual or perennial making a good border or summer hedge plant.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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Foxglove 'Silver Cub'

Digitalis purpurea subsp. heywoodii

  • NEW in 2014
This unusual foxglove produces silvery foliage coated in a layer of thick hair which feels soft to the touch like puppies' ears! Clear white blooms with delicate spotted centres decorate sturdy, mid-height flower stems on multi-branched plants from May to July. Flowering in its first year from a January sowing, grow Foxglove 'Silver Cub' in sunny or partially shaded borders where it will attract bees and other pollinating insects. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 45cm (18").
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