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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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Dwarf Bean 'Bellini'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

Red flowers are followed by slender, stringless green pods that are produced on sturdy, upright plants. Dwarf Bean 'Bellini' produces its crop high on the stems making easier picking and better quality pods as they don't touch the soil surface. A superb compact variety that can even be grown in containers and window boxes where space is at a premium. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 30cm (12”).


Companion planting: Try growing French beans with Nasturtiums to draw aphids away from your crop.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (12 bean seeds)

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    • £1.99

Carrot 'Nandor' F1 Hybrid - Kew Collection Seeds

Daucus carota

Coreless, blunt ended, cylindrical roots with a bright orange skin and an outstanding flavour. Carrot 'Nandor' is one of the finest baby carrots available, at its best when freshly pulled and eaten raw, or lightly steamed. These superb 'finger carrots' are ideal for successional sowings in patio containers. Height: 30cm (12”). Spread: 15cm (6”).


Companion planting: Try growing carrots with spring onions, leeks and mint, whose aromatic leaves deter carrot root fly.


Useful links:

How to grow carrotsCompanion Planting

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    • 1 packet (350 carrot seeds)

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    • £2.09

Grass 'Hare's Tail' (Ornamental) - Kew Collection Seeds

Lagurus ovatus, Rabbit's Tail Grass, Bunny Tail Grass

Soft, fur-like, silky heads with grace and beauty. More info
    • 1 packet (150 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 seeds)

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    • £2.29

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 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 seeds)

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    • £2.09

Runner Bean 'Pickwick' (Dwarf)

Phaseolus coccineus

This dwarf runner bean is ideal for planting in smaller gardens and containers on the patio. The bushy, self supporting plants of Runner Bean 'Pickwick' produce masses of scarlet flowers that are followed by good yields of short, succulent beans. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 30cm (12”).

Companion planting: Try growing runner beans with sweet peas to attract pollinating insects to the flowers, and Nasturtiums to draw aphids away from your crop.


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Runner Beans


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

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    • 1 packet (12 runner bean seeds)

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    • £2.09

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 seeds)

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    • £2.29

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

Meconopsis cambrica 'Double Mixed' - Kew Collection Seeds

Welsh Poppy

Welsh Poppy. An exclusive and rare mix of silky pom-pom blooms in orange, red and yellow. The Welsh Poppy is a breezy perennial for dappled shade, blooming from mid-spring right through to autumn. Occasionally an odd single flower may also appear. More info
    • 1 packet (40 seeds)

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    • £2.99