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New seed varieties


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Wild Rocket 'Dragon's Tongue'

Diplotaxis tenuifolia, Arugula, Rucola, Roquette, Mediterranean Rocket, Annual Wall-Rocket

Wild Rocket is becoming increasingly popular for its spicy, peppery flavour. British bred variety, Wild Rocket 'Dragons Tongue' is resilient and slow to bolt, coping well with our varying soils and weather conditions. The serrated leaves are dark green with attractive purple veining. This short lived perennial salad crop is ideal for adding life to salads, sandwiches and garnishes, or wilting as an alternative to spinach. With successional sowings in an unheated greenhouse, this tasty wild rocket will provide fresh, peppery salad leaves all year round. Height and spread: 15cm (6") if harvested regularly or up to 60cm (24") if left uncropped.

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

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    • 1 packet (500 wild rocket seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £0.99

Dianthus amurensis 'Siberian Blues'

Carnation, Pink

This charming hardy perennial forms neat mounds of blue-grey evergreen foliage that contrast beautifully with the lavender blue flowers. Dianthus amurensis 'Siberian Blue' blooms over a long period throughout summer on resilient, dense plants with a vigorous habit. Perfect for planting in rockeries, alpine troughs and at the front of borders where it will form useful low maintenance ground cover. Height: 38cm (15"). Spread: 30cm (12").

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

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    • 1 packet (100 dianthus seeds)

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Rocket 'Astra'

Eruca vesicaria subsp. sativa, Arugula, Rucola, Roquette, Mediterranean Rocket

A British bred Rocket which replaces our popular variety 'Skyrocket'. Rocket 'Astra' is vigorous, with superb bolting tolerance even under poor soil or advesrse weather conditions. The finely cut leaves have a traditional peppery flavour and make an attractive addition to salad bowls or wilted as a replacement for spinach. This easy to grow salad crop can be harvested in just 21 days from sowing. It's improved vigour makes Rocket 'Astra' ideal for growing all year round, in an unheated greenhouse or under cloches during the winter months. Height and spread: 15cm (6") if harvested regularly or up to 60cm (24") if left uncropped.

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

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    • 1 packet (750 rocket seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £1.99

Poppy 'Raspberry Brulee'

Papaver orientale, Oriental Poppy

From T&M's own breeding comes this mouth watering perennial Oriental Poppy. Exquisite raspberry pink blooms with the delicate texture of tissue paper are decorated with dramatic dark markings at the base of each petal. Poppy 'Raspberry Brûlée' adds spectacular colour to early summer borders. By late summer the attractive seed heads also make an eye catching feature in wildlife gardens or cottage garden planting schemes. Height: 70cm (28"). Spread: 50cm (20").
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    • 1 packet (40 poppy seeds)

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    • £2.49
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Lupin 'Avalune Lilac'

Lupinus hartwegii

Quite unlike perennial varieties, this dwarf, hardy annual Lupin has a more relaxed shape that is perfectly suited to growing at the front of borders. Lupin 'Avalune Lilac' forms a low bushy plant with masses of short bicolour flower spikes throughout summer. The contrasting purple and white blooms have a lovely sweet fragrance similar to sweet peas. This quick growing annual flowers in just 12 weeks from sowing making it perfect for bedding displays and filling gaps at the front of borders. Grow it in large drifts for maximum impact. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 35cm (14"). More info
    • 1 packet (50 lupin seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £2.49

Courgette 'Shooting Star' F1 Hybrid

Cucurbita pepo, Zucchini

From British breeding comes the world's first golden skinned climbing courgette. This striking courgette produces good yields of colourful fruits when harvested regularly. The bright yellow courgettes are less watery than many varieties, making them particularly useful for salads and stir fries. Courgette 'Shooting Star' has an upright, climbing habit that is well suited to growing in smaller gardens against a trellis of fence - tie the stems in regularly to help support the weight of the fruits. Grow them in groups of 3 to improve pollination and maximise your crop. Height: 120cm (47"). Spread: 60cm (24").

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

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    • 1 packet (8 courgette seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £2.49

Coreopsis x hybrida 'Incredible Dwarf Mix'

Tickseed

Coreopsis x hybrida 'Incredible Dwarf Mix' is the result of years of breeding work. Delicate flowers in an astonishing range of colours seem to float above airy clumps of foliage. This vibrant dwarf tickseed has a neat, bushy habit that is perfectly suited to growing in drifts throughout borders or for edging beds with long lasting colour. An easy to grow annual that makes a lovely cut flower too. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 packet (100 coreopsis seeds)

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Lord Anson's Pea

Lathyrus nervosus, Sweet Pea

A highly desirable and sought after half hardy perennial with handsome, clear blue sweet pea flowers on completely wingless stems. The scented blooms of Lathyrus nervosus are produced in profusion throughout summer, beautifully complimented by leathery grey-green foliage. Lord Anson's Pea has a sprawling bushy habit that makes it ideal for weaving through shrubs or romping over low walls and hedges. Height: Up to 5m (15'). Spread: 30cm (12").

Useful links:

How to grow sweet peas

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    • 1 packet (25 Lord Anson's Pea seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of December 2015
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    • £2.49

Sweet Pea 'Turquoise Lagoon'

Lathyrus odoratus

From the same breeder as Sweet Pea 'Blue Shift', this stunning variety is equally eye-catching. Each delicate pink bloom gradually matures to a striking turquoise colour. These extraordinary annuals make a spectacular display bearing different coloured blooms at the same time - flowers even change colour in the vase after cutting! Sweet Pea 'Turquoise Lagoon' is a beautiful annual climber with a fabulous fragrance, and a 'must have' variety for the sweet pea enthusiast. Height: 180cm (71"). Spread: 30cm (12").

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How to grow sweet peas

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    • 1 packet (25 sweet pea seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £2.49

Dwarf Bean 'Mascotte'

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean

This compact, floriferous 'daisy' type produces all of its flowers and pods at the top of the plant making it much easier to harvest. The slender, stringless, mid-green pods are produced in abundance over a long cropping period and have a superb flavour. Dwarf Bean 'Mascotte' is neat and bushy with a compact root system that makes it perfect for growing in window boxes, containers and raised beds. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 1 packet (75 dwarf bean seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £1.99

Ageratum houstonianum 'Timeless Mixed'

Floss Flower

A classic mix of Floss Flowers in gentle shade soft pink, white and blue. The weather resistant, powder puff blooms are supported on tall stems that make this half hardy annual just perfect for cutting. Ageratum houstonianum 'Timeless Mixed' is ideal for filling gaps in borders, adding height and texture to informal planting schemes. A lovely addition to cottage gardens and wildlife borders. Plant it with Bupleurum for a particularly eye catching combination. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 1 packet (100 ageratum seeds)

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Melon 'Alvaro' F1 Hybrid

Cucumis melo

Melon 'Alvaro' is one of the few varieties that will ripen fully outdoors. This 'charentais' type of cantaloupe melon bears smooth-skinned, pale yellow fruits with distinctive green stripes and a richly aromatic perfume. The salmon orange flesh is tender and juicy with a wonderfully sweet flavour. Each 12cm (5") diameter fruit weighs up to 500g (1lb) at maturity, and can be harvested from July to September. This superb melon holds an RHS AGM and is ideal for outdoor cultivation in the UK. Height and spread: 2m (6', 6").

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    • 1 packet (4 melon seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of January 2016
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    • £3.69