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.
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.
Aubergine 'Pinstripe' F1 Hybrid - Kew Collection Seeds
Solanum melongena, Egg PlantA 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
Sunflower 'Key Lime Pie' - Kew Collection Seeds
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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Pea 'Sugar Snow Green' (Mangetout)
Pisum sativum, Snow PeaThis 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").
Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.More info
Foxglove 'Milk Chocolate' - Kew Collection Seeds
Digitalis parviflora, Digitalis kishinskyiA 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