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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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Dianthus amurensis 'Siberian Blues' - Kew Collection Seeds

Carnation, 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 dianthus seeds)

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    • £2.99

Pea 'Avola' (First Early) - Kew Collection Seeds

Pisum sativum

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First early

This compact variety grows to just 60cm (24") tall making it perfect for containers and small plots. Pea 'Avola' is early maturing, producing an abundance of tender pods, each packed with up to 8 succulent peas of a superb sweet flavour. Surplus crops from this variety freeze particularly well. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 25cm (10").



Useful links:

How to grow peas


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

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    • 1 packet (250 pea seeds)

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    • £1.99

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 diascia seeds)

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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 dwarf bean seeds)

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Chilli Pepper 'Krakatoa' F1 Hybrid (Hot)

Capsicum anuum, Chili Pepper

This compact Chilli Pepper makes an ideal 'ornamental edible' for the windowsill or outside in a sunny spot on the patio. Chilli Pepper 'Krakatoa' produces masses of fiery, upright, pale green chillies, turning vivid red throughout the summer. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12").

Useful links:

How to grow chilli peppers

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    • 1 packet (6 chilli pepper seeds)

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Sweet Pepper 'Ingrid'

Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group), Bell Pepper

Capsicum annuum. Compact 'ornamental edible' on the windowsill or outside in a sunny spot, producing abundant green turning black to red sweet peppers throughout the summer. Pepper Sweet Ingrid makes an attractive and edible feature on a windowsill or sunny patio. More info
    • 1 packet (6 sweet pepper seeds)

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Aubergine 'Pinstripe' F1 Hybrid - Kew Collection Seeds

Solanum melongena, Egg Plant

A compact, virtually spineless variety producing a heavy yield of deep purple fruits with distinctive white stripes. The attractive fruits and compact, dwarf habit make Aubergine 'Pinstripe' ideal for a sunny patio or small greenhouses and vegetable plots. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 60cm (24"). More info
    • 1 packet (6 aubergine seeds)

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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)

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Verbena x hybrida 'St George' - Kew Collection Seeds

Glandularia, Vervain, Verbena x hortensis

The best Verbena we have ever seen in our trials. Mildew resistant plants, with deep green foliage and a spreading habit will easily fill an area of 40 x 40cm (16 x 16in). Stunning red and white flowers smother the plants, adding a patriotic feel to your borders or containers. Height: 15-25cm (6-10in).
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    • 1 packet (100 verbena seeds)

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    • £2.09