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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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Diascia barberae 'Rose Queen' - Kew Collection Seeds

Twinspur

Undoubtedly one of the world's loveliest annuals. Slender spikes of shell like, rose pink flowers spring From a mound of small, glossy, dark green leaves. At the back of the flower are two short spurs and the throat is tinged with purple and marked with a yellow spot. Easy to raise it thrives in ordinary garden soil and Flowers and flowers! Superb for sunny borders and excellent in containers. Flowers early summer to first frosts. Height 30cm (12in). More info
    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £2.09

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.


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    • 1 packet (100 turnip seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99

Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red' - Kew Collection Seeds

Beard Tongue

A plant collector's item for decades. Husker's Red is an unusual Penstemon offering maroon-red , occasionally bronze-green foliage when grown from seed. This is coupled with contrasting spikes of blushed pink flowers making useful late summer colour for borders.Height: 50-75cm (20-30in).
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    • 1 packet (40 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £2.99

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)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.99

Beetroot 'Cardeal' F1 Hybrid (Globe)

Beta vulgaris

A well shaped globe beetroot specially bred for baby beet production. Beetroot 'Cardeal' produces smooth skinned, red fleshed golf ball sized roots with a particularly sweet flavour. This tasty variety is easy to grow and shows some resistance to downy mildew.Height: 30cm (12”). Spread: 15cm (6”). More info
    • 1 packet (75 beetroot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99

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)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99

Dianthus amurensis 'Siberian Blues' - Kew Collection Seeds

Pink

Compact, bushy mounds of bluish evergreen foliage erupt into a sea of mauve-blue flowers in late spring and are the closest yet to a true blue Dianthus. Ideal planted in borders, rockeries and containers, flowering over a long period each summer for many, many years.

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

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    • 1 packet (25 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £2.99

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)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £1.99