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New seed varieties


New Seed Varieties'



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Nasturtium 'Phoenix'

Tropaeolum minus, Indian Cress

Curious split petals make the flame-like flowers of Nasturium ‘Phoenix’ particularly eye catching. Prolific and free flowering, the blooms are produced in abundance in beautiful fiery shades of gold, orange and red. Like all Nasturtiums, it’s easy to grow. Let its bushy stems spill from hanging baskets and window boxes or create a carpet of colour in beds and borders. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 35cm (14").

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

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Tomato 'Romello' F1 Hybrid

Solanum lycopersicum L.


Basket/ Container.

The first of its kind - an outdoor cherry plum tomato with exceptional late blight resistance! Tomato ‘Romello’ produces long clusters of deliciously sweet fruits that show good resistance to cracking. The plentiful crops grow towards the outside of the plant for a particularly easy harvest. This superb determinate bush variety is easy to grow, and won’t even need side shooting. An excellent choice for growing in baskets, window boxes and containers on the patio. Height and spread: 30cm (12"). Height and spread: 30cm (12").

Companion planting: Try growing tomatoes with French marigolds to deter whitefly, and basil, chives or mint to deter aphids and other pests.



Useful links:

How to grow tomatoesHow to stop blight
Tomato selector guideCompanion Planting

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    • 1 packet (6 tomato seeds)

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Carrot 'Purple Sun' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

A striking purple carrot with a superb sweet flavour and intensely dark colour from skin right through to the core. The pointed roots of Carrot ‘Purple Sun’ are packed with high levels of antioxidants making them perfect for juicing. A great improvement on the older purple carrots, producing uniform roots with strong disease resistance and an excellent flavour. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").

Useful links:

How to grow carrotsCompanion Planting

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    • 1 packet (300 carrot seeds)

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Cucumber 'Diva'

Cucumis sativus, Cucumber 'La Diva'

Greenhouse/ outdoor type.

This prolific variety produces high yields of mini cucumbers that are perfect for snacking or adding to lunchboxes. The 12cm (5") fruits have smooth, glossy skins and seedless flesh that is refreshingly crisp and sweet. Cucumber 'Diva' is all female flowering, and shows good resistance to downy and powdery mildew so you can be sure of a good crop. A superb variety that is suitable for indoor and outdoor cultivation, preferably trained against a support. Height: 3m (9'). Spread: 45cm (18").

Useful links:

How to grow cucumbers

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Carrot 'Kelly' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

This new variety comes from exciting breeding work in Nantes x Kuroda crosses. Carrot ‘Kelly’ produces shouldered, long, smooth-skinned, tapered roots with bright skins. The rich orange flesh has a sweetness and texture that greatly improves on previous varieties. Best grown as a maincrop and harvested in Autumn for use throughout winter. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").

Useful links:

How to grow carrotsCompanion Planting

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    • 1 packet (400 carrot seeds)

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Sunflower 'Helios Flame' F1 Hybrid

Helianthus annuus

A lovely tall stemmed, bicolour sunflower! Each large golden bloom of Sunflower 'Helios Flame' is embellished by a dark mahogany ring at its centre that makes this a particularly eye catching variety. The tall, sturdy stems each support a single bloom - perfect for bringing height to the back of sheltered borders and wildlife gardens. Like all sunflowers, this superb variety makes an excellent cut flower with a good vase life. Height: 180cm (71"). Spread: 50cm (20").

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

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Climbing Bean Mixed

Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean

A colourful collection of tasty French Beans! Climbing Bean Mixed combines 3 of the best varieties from the latest breeding programmes, each with different flower and pod colours. These high yielding varieties produce excellent crops of stringless, flavoursome, 25cm (10") pods which hold in prime condition for much longer than traditional varieties. An excellent choice for adding colour to the vegetable plot as well as on the plate. Height: 180cm (70"). Spread: 30cm (12").

  • Collection comprises:
  • Climbing Bean ‘Monte Cristo’ - Tender, bright green pods with white seeds.
  • Climbing Bean ‘Carminat’ - Fleshy purple pods with beige seeds.
  • Climbing Bean ‘Monte Gusto’ - Waxy, pale yellow pods with brown seeds.
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    • 1 packet (50 bean seeds)

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Cosmos bipinnatus 'Cupcakes'


  • New in 2015

The latest creation to come from the World-renowned Thompson & Morgan plant breeding programme. Back in 2007, US customer Diane Engdahl of Santa Rosa, California, sent us seeds of an unusual cosmos growing in her back yard. Instead of having separate petals like most cosmos, all petals are fused into one single cup, completely changing the normally daisy-looking flower. Since then our breeders have been busy fixing the unusual trait across the colour mix, developing new shades and refining the habit of this uniquely shaped 'cupcake' cosmos. The result? An easy to grow, free-flowering three colour blend of single and semi-double blooms on tall bushy plants ideal for border designs and container growing. Cosmos 'Cupcakes' was the stand out performer in our 2014 flower trials, coping well and looking great come rain, shine or drought. This is our must-have flower for 2015, we just know you'll want to show it off to everyone. Height 1.2m (4').

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    • 1 packet (100 cosmos seeds)

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Lettuce 'Sweet Success' (Iceberg/Romaine)

Lactuca sativa

A unique Iceberg x Romaine Cos that won’t disappoint! After 5 years, a breeding breakthrough has finally combined the crunchy sweetness of an Iceberg Lettuce with the higher nutrition and darker leaf colour of a Romaine type. So Lettuce 'Sweet Success' looks better, tastes better and is better for you too! This tasty variety also shows superb resistance to downy mildew. The perfect choice for your salad bowl this summer. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
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Basil 'Lemonade'

Ocimum basillicum

Add a sherbet lemon twist to summer salads and pasta dishes with the zesty flavour of Basil ‘Lemonade’. The delicious leaves will bring a taste sensation to a bowl of fresh strawberries! This useful annual herb produces attractive bushy plants with a neat, compact habit and an abundance of glossy, aromatic foliage. A superb variety that’s perfect for growing outdoors, where it shows outstanding tolerance of our changeable British summers, remaining disease free right through to Summer’s end. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

Useful links:

How to grow herbs    How to grow Basil


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

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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").

Useful links:

How to grow sweet peas

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Antirrhinum majus 'Circus Clowns'

Snapdragon

A colourful twist on a cottage garden favourite! The bright bicolour blooms of this cheery Snapdragon mix will bring something different to your summer beds and borders. Medium height spires stand proudly above bushy, well branched plants that show outstanding garden performance. The upright flower spikes are always a magnet for pollinating insects and make excellent cut flowers. Antirrhinum majus 'Circus Clowns' makes a vibrant display in patio containers or planted en masse for a big impact in beds and borders. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 35cm (14"). More info
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