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New seed varieties


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Lamb's Lettuce 'Favor'

Valerianella locusta, Corn Salad, Mache

Lamb's Lettuce 'Favor' forms rosettes of dark green, glossy, rounded leaves with a mild yet distinctively nutty flavour. Packed with nutrients, these useful salad leaves are often found in supermarket packs of mixed salad, but are equally tasty as a steamed vegetable. This delicious Corn Salad has an upright habit that reduces the risk of soil splash or disease. Surprisingly weather tolerant, Lamb's Lettuce ÔFavor' is perfect for early winter salads outdoors, or grown all year round as a protected crop. Height and spread: 15cm (6"). More info
    • 1 packet (1000 lettuce seeds)

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Cat Grass 'Tabby Cat'

Hordeum vulgare 'Variegata', Barley

Treat your cat to his own supply of fresh, clean grass all year round. Our Cat Grass is a variety of Barley, Hordeum vulgare ÔVariegata', which provides vitamins and fibre in your cat's diet and keeps them from chewing on your prized houseplants. This quick growing perennial grass reaches 15cm (6") in just 6 weeks Ð perfect for the impatient feline! Grow it in small batches for a constant supply. If you have a few seed to spare, Hordeum also makes an attractive ornamental grass for the perennial border. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 40cm (16"). More info
    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

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Parsley 'Titan' (Flat Leaved)

Petroselinum crispum var. neapolitanum, Plain-leaved Parsley, Flat-leaved Parsley, Italian Parsley, French Parsley

Compact weather resistant plants with neat, upright growth produce a profusion of particularly small, dark green, finely cut leaves. Parsley ÔTitan' is an outstanding flat-leaved parsley with an intense, almost sweet flavour that is stronger than curled-leaved cultivars. Harvested regularly, this robust RHS AGM variety produces a vast quantity of leaves that make an attractive garnish, and add depth of flavour to soups, sauces and many other culinary dishes. Height and spread: 35cm (14").

Useful links:

How to grow herbs

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    • 1 packet (750 parsley 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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    • 1 packet (20 sunflower seeds)

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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 ÔAvalune 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)

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Marigold 'Konstance'

Tagetes patula x erecta, Afro-French Marigold

Large, double mahogany blooms smother this fabulous Afro-French Marigold from midsummer right through to the autumn. Marigold ÔKonstance' proved to be quite outstanding in T&M's trials, combining the superb garden performance, resilience, and weather resistance of its French parentage with the showy blooms from its African lineage. These bushy little plants are neat and robust - just perfect for filling beds and containers or edging borders with long lasting colour. Height and spread: 35cm (14").

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

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    • 1 packet (100 marigold seeds)

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Spinach 'Violin' F1 Hybrid

Spinacia oleracea

Spinach ÔViolin' is a versatile new variety which can be grown as Ôbaby leaves' or as larger, mature leaves for steaming if grown at a wider spacing. The flat, mid green spinach leaves are produced in abundance and have a good flavour whether eaten raw or cooked. Showing good resistance to bolting and downy mildew tolerance, this robust variety can be sown and harvested over a longer period from spring right through to autumn. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 1 packet (500 spinach seeds)

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Pansy 'Tasty Mixed' F1 Hybrid

Viola x wittrockiana

Like most Viola plants, the pretty flowers of Pansy ÔTasty Mixed' are perfectly edible. These hardy summer pansies have been specially selected for their flavoursome blooms which have a mild, sweet and peppery taste. Perfect for delicious decorations for cakes and puddings, as well as salads and savoury tarts. Use them to dress up cheese plates or freeze them into ice cubes and add to your favourite drinks. Height and spread: 23cm (9").

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

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    • 1 packet (18 pansy seeds)

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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 ÔRomello' 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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Nigella papillosa 'Delft Blue'

Love-In-A-Mist

Delicate blue and white blooms are produced freely above a haze of airy, finely cut foliage. Flowering in colours reminiscent of the well known pottery, Nigella papillosa 'Delft Blue' makes a useful filler for gaps in summer borders. Commonly known as Love-In-A-Mist, this easy to grow hardy annual is a well loved cottage garden plant. Try direct sowing in bold drifts to soften border edges. Faded Nigella flowers can be left in place toward the end of the season for their decorative seed pods which make useful material for cut flower arrangements, either fresh or dried. Height: 55cm (22"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 1 packet (600 nigella seeds)

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Californian Poppy 'Cherry Swirl'

Eschscholzia californica, California Poppy

Straight from T&M's own breeding programme! Eschscholzia ÔCherry Swirl' boasts flamboyant semi to fully double, bright red blooms with contrasting golden eyes. The papery petals stand up to all types of summer weather, blooming throughout the season above attractive ferny foliage. Eschscholtzia flowers attract pollinating insects, and make pretty, albeit short-lived, cut flowers. These dainty hardy annuals are tougher than they appear and positively thrive on poor, dry soils. California poppies are easy to grow in beds and borders, or let them self seed throughout gravel gardens to form natural drifts. Height and spread: 25cm (10"). More info
    • 1 packet (150 californian poppy seeds)

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Sweet Pea 'Turquoise Lagoon'

Lathyrus odoratus

From the same breeder as Sweet Pea ÔBlue 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 Ômust have' variety for the sweet pea enthusiast. Height: 180cm (71"). Spread: 30cm (12").

Useful links:

How to grow sweet peas

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    • 1 packet (25 sweet pea seeds)

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    • £2.49