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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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Courgette 'Firenze' F1 Hybrid

Cucurbita pepo, Zucchini

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This prolific variety produces good yields of small, slender glossy green courgettes. When harvested regularly Courgette 'Firenze' will crop continuously throughout the summer. These plants have an open bushy habit and few spines making the fruits easy to harvest. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 90cm (35”).

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


Companion planting: Try growing courgettes with Calendula to attract pollinating insects which will in turn pollinate your courgette flowers.


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    • 1 packet (6 courgette seeds)

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    • £2.09

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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    • £1.99

Kale 'Starbor' F1 Hybrid

Brassica oleracea (Acephala Group), Borecole

This uniform variety can be grown year round on the windowsill for a constant supply of tasty baby leaves. If grown outdoors for a mature crop, Kale 'Starbor' produces delicious blue-green leaves with a superb flavour and texture. The densely curled leaves are extremely winter hardy and stand well for harvesting over a very long period. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 45cm (18").


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


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    • 1 packet (25 kale seeds)

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    • £1.99

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 seeds)

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    • £2.29

Rocket 'Sweet Oakleaf' - Kew Collection Seeds

Eruca vesicaria subsp. sativa, Arugula, Rucola, Roquette, Mediterranean Rocket

New British breeding of this increasingly popular subject, to ensure good performance in a cooler climate. Attractive oak leaved with a flavour combining sweetness with a pungent Wild Rocket kick.

 

Culinary note: Rocket flowers are edible.

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

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    • 1 packet (600 rocket seeds)

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    • £1.99

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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    • £2.09

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 seeds)

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    • £2.09

Laurentia 'Avant-Garde Blue' F1 Hybrid - Kew Collection Seeds

Isotoma, Solenopsis axillaris

T&M's flower breeders have struck gold with the first ever F1 Hybrid Laurentia to be entered into the Fleuroselect trials. Both 'Avant-Garde Blue' and 'Pink' have the same uniform, vigorous plant habit and have earlier scented, star shaped blooms which are produced in abundance over a long flowering season.Your garden will be filled with colour all summer.Height: 25-30cm (10-12in).
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    • 1 packet (50 seeds)

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