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Kew Seed Collection


Kew Seed Collections

Thompson & Morgan is delighted to work alongside the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew to offer special seed collections to home gardeners. The Kew Collection and The Kew Urban Garden Collection have been specially selected by The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Collection
A range of gardeners' favourites flowers with a twist, including a range specially selected for children.

Kew Urban Gardens Collection
An innovative ange that expels the myth you need a large garden to be a vegetable grower. All varieties have been chosen for their ability to perform in pots, containers and small gardens, extending the opportunity of growing your own vegetables to everyone.



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Turnip 'Atlantic'

Brassica rapa (Rapifera Group)

Brassica rapa var. rapa. Flatter, globe-shaped roots with purple crowns and white bases, ideal as baby turnips when the taste is sweet and succulent. Dark green, erect leaves are ideal steamed as 'greens'. Turnip Atlantic is ideal for growing in containers.


Companion planting: Try growing turnips with Nasturtiums to draw cabbage white butterflies away from your crop, and mint to help deter flea beetles.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (100 turnip seeds)

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    • £1.99

Spring Onion 'Purplette'

Allium cepa, Bunching Onion, Scallion

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An early bulbing, glossy purple-red skinned salad onion when small. The colour changes to lovely pastel pink when larger bulbs are pickled or cooked.

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    • 1 packet (300 spring onion seeds)

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Poppy (Great Scarlet) - Kew Collection Seeds

Papaver bracteatum, Great Scarlet Poppy, Papaver orientale var. bracteatum

Very imposing, sturdy plants with long, strong stems and large flower buds which break open to reveal huge 20cm (8in) flowers of startling red with black blotches. Plants require no support and ideally should be grown in groups at the back of the border. They look excellent when planted next to Red Hot Poker T&M Hybrids, T&M's Michaelmas Daisy Mixed and Rudbeckias. Flowers early summer. Height 122-152cm (4-5ft). More info
    • 1 packet (100 poppy seeds)

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Nasturtium 'Whirlybird Cream' - Kew Collection Seeds

Tropaeolum majus, Indian Cress

A delicious separate colour with creamy butter-milk, semi-double flowers held well above rich green foliage.

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

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    • 1 packet (20 nasturtium seeds)

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Spring Onion 'Pompeii'

Allium cepa, Bunching Onion, Scallion

Allium cepa. A quick growing, silver skinned cocktail/pickling onion. Spring Onion Pompeii is succulent and ideal for sowing thinly in containers or window boxes. More info
    • 1 packet (300 spring onion seeds)

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Foxglove 'Milk Chocolate' - Kew Collection Seeds

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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Aquilegia 'Sweet Rainbows' - Kew Collection Seeds

Columbine, Granny's Bonnet

A breeding breakthrough! The result of merging a full range of top quality Aquileglas, all selected for form, colour and the best fragrance. Ideal for adding sweet scentsation to any border.
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    • 1 packet (15 aquilegia seeds)

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Sweet Pea 'King Size Navy Blue' - Kew Collection Seeds

Lathyrus odoratus

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A choice variety for its extraordinarily dark navy-blue flowers and superb, intense fragrance. Sweet Pea 'King Size Navy Blue' bears up to 5 large, frilled blooms on each slender stem, making this an excellent cut flower for filling small vases with just a few stems. Let it intertwine with paler varieties for an unforgettable display in the garden. Height: 180cm (71"). Spread: 30cm (12").


Useful links:

How to grow sweet peas

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    • 1 packet (20 sweet pea seeds)

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Cornflower 'Dairy Maid' - Kew Collection Seeds

Amberboa moschata, Centaurea moschata, Sweet Sultan

Beautiful, large, sweet scented flowers of a gorgeous golden yellow, a new and exciting colour which we have not been able to offer on its own before. Perfect for cutting and a very easy and lovely plant for bedding or border.Height: 45-60cm (18-24in).
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    • 1 packet (100 cornflower seeds)

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Parsnip 'Arrow'

Pastinaca sativa

This slender shouldered variety is ideal for growing at high density as mini vegetables, or in patio containers with a minimum depth of 30cm (12"). The bayonet shaped roots of Parsnip 'Arrow' are virtually coreless with a tender and sweet flavour. Height and spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 packet (100 parsnip seeds)

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Leek 'Lancelot'

Allium porrum

Allium porrum. An alternative as a milder flavoured spring onion when sown thickly. Leek Lancelot is ideal for growing in containers, use in salads, stir-fries or as a steamed vegetable. Also grow as a full sized leek for autumn and winter harvesting. More info
    • 1 packet (75 leek seeds)

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    • £1.99