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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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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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    • £1.99

Broad Bean 'Statissa'

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

Broad Bean 'Statissa' is a superb, compact variety with a neat upright habit that makes it ideal for growing in containers. This early setting variety produces short, slender pods. Harvest them regularly while still small for delicious 'mangetout' pods to eat raw or steamed, or allow the pods to fill out with tasty small beans. Height: 70cm (28”). Spread: 30cm (12”).


Companion planting: Try growing broad beans with summer savory to help repel black bean aphids, a common pest of broad beans.


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    • 1 packet (12 broad bean 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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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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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)

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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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Sunflower 'Key Lime Pie' - Kew Collection Seeds

Helianthus debilis

Attractive clusters of small flowers each with primrose-cream petals, surrounding an unusual lime-green centre disk. En-masse, this mouthwatering combination looks great in borders or as a cut flower.


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


Companion planting: Try growing sunflowers with chives to deter aphids.


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    • 1 packet (40 seeds)

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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)

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Lettuce 'Hollywood' (Iceberg/Crisphead) - Kew Collection Seeds

Lactuca sativa

This medium sized Iceberg lettuce produces dense, rounded heads with few waste outer leaves. Lettuce 'Hollywood' has a compact habit making it ideal for the smaller garden. This excellent variety has good mildew resistance and tip-burn tolerance. Height: 20cm (8”). Spread: 30cm (12”). More info
    • 1 packet (350 lettuce 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
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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 seeds)

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    • £2.09