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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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Petunia 'Strawberry Sundae' - Kew Collection Seeds

A large flowered multiflora with a gorgeous colour combination of strawberry-red veining in a star pattern, on a blush background.Flowering over a long period on bushy, uniform plants. Height: 23-30cm (9-12in). More info
    • 1 packet (65 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.99

Aster 'Moonshine Mixed' - Kew Collection Seeds

Callistephus chinensis, China Aster

A colourful combination of Blue Moon and Bright Rose pom-poms, with a paler circle of light around the edge of each flower, shining like a halo around the moon. Outstanding in borders, or as a cut flower. More info
    • 1 packet (120 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.99

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)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.99

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.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (40 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.29

Lady's Slipper 'Sunset Mixed' - Kew Collection Seeds

Calceolaria, Slipper Flower

Three stunning colours for summer bedding and containers, including copper-orange and red, rich-red, yellow and scarlet. Bushy habit with lots of short stemmed flowers over a long period. Frost hardy. Early sowing recommended.Height: 15-20cm (6-8in) More info
    • 1 packet (25 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.99

Pea 'Sugar Snow Green' (Mangetout)

Pisum sativum, Snow Pea

This compact mangetout is a prolific cropper if harvested regularly while the pods are small and tender. The flat pods of Pea 'Sugar Snow Green' are delicious added to stir fries or steamed. This lovely dwarf variety is perfect for growing in smaller plots and containers on the patio. Height: 75cm (30"). 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 (20 pea seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.99

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
    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.29

Gomphocarpus physocarpus - Kew Collection Seeds

Swan Plant, Hairy Balls, Asclepias physocarpa

A slender, deciduous shrub, often treated as an annual. Quick and easy to grow, producing stems of insignificant flowers that magically transform into unusual translucent , soft, spiny balloons. Adds fun to borders and cut flower arrangements. More info
    • 1 packet (30 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.59

Zinnia elegans 'Swizzle Cherry & Ivory' - Kew Collection Seeds

Zinnias have certainly increased in popularity as summer bedding in recent years. Swizzles are sure to brighten any display with their eye-catching, bicoloured flowers, in vibrant shades of cherry and ivory. The dwarf, bushy free-flowering plants have exceptional garden performance in sunny borders or in containers, as well as attracting a variety of butterflies to your garden. Height: 25-30cm (10-12in).
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    • 1 packet (10 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.99