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New seed varieties


New Seed Varieties'



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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 ÔMonte Cristo' - Tender, bright green pods with white seeds.
  • Climbing Bean ÔCarminat' - Fleshy purple pods with beige seeds.
  • Climbing Bean ÔMonte Gusto' - Waxy, pale yellow pods with brown seeds.
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    • 1 packet (50 climbing bean seeds)

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    • £2.99

Gaura lindheimeri 'Sparkle White'

This stunning hardy perennial makes a fabulous border plant! Its graceful, slender stems are topped with a flurry of dazzling white, starry blooms that still look fresh and airy at the end of summer. This bushy, clump forming variety has a neat, compact habit that makes it perfect for the front of sunny borders or edging paths as a mini hedge. Once established, Gaura lindheimeri 'Sparkle White' even copes well during periods of drought. Height and spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 packet (15 gaura seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £2.99

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 ÔShooting 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)

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    • £2.49

Cornflower 'Classic Magic'

Centaurea cyanus, Blue-Bottle, Bachelor's Buttons

Added to the series for 2015 'Classic Magic' has single and semidouble blooms in purple to almost black shades and purple and white bicolours. Makes an easy-to-grow cut flower.

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

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    • 1 packet (200 cornflower seeds)

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    • £1.99

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)

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    • £2.49

Marigold 'Alumia Vanilla Cream'

Tagetes patula, French Marigold

This striking British bred variety has unique, lemon yellow blooms; a colour never seen before in French Marigolds. The short, branching plants have a neat uniform habit that is ideal for planting en masse. Marigold ÔAlumia Vanilla Cream' gives a superb garden performance, flowering over a long period and attracting pollinating insects to its blooms. Perfect for planting in beds, edging pathways or filling window boxes and patio containers. Height and spread: 25cm (10").

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

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    • 1 packet (50 marigold seeds)

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    • £2.09

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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    • £0.99

Rocket 'Astra'

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

A British bred Rocket which replaces our popular variety ÔSkyrocket'. Rocket ÔAstra' 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 ÔAstra' 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)

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    • £1.99

Tomato 'Ananas'

Solanum lycopersicum L., Tomato 'Pineapple'

Cordon

An heirloom variety producing large, slightly flattened beefsteak tomatoes with distinctive yellow and orange streaked skins. The flesh of Tomato ÔAnanas' is juicy and sweet with a slightly acid after-note and a thick, meaty texture. Each of these delicious fruits weighs up to 500g (18oz) with very few seeds - perfect for slicing into sandwiches.! This superb cordon variety is best grown outdoors, but will form ripened fruits earlier if grown in the greenhouse. Height: 200cm (79"). Spread: 50cm (20").


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 (10 tomato seeds)

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    • £2.99

Melon 'Alvaro' F1 Hybrid

Cucumis melo

Melon ÔAlvaro' is one of the few varieties that will ripen fully outdoors. This Ôcharentais' 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)

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    • £3.69

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 ÔMascotte' 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)

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    • £1.99

Cornflower 'Classic Series'

Centaurea cyanus, Blue-Bottle, Bachelor's Buttons

Cornflower 'Classic Series' brings together an easy to grow collection of these beautiful annuals. Cornflowers are cottage garden favourites that are ideal for creating a long flowering display in borders, or when used as a cut flower. Height: 100cm (40"). Spread: 30cm (12").

  • Collection comprises:
  • Cornflower 'Classic Fantastic' - Single and semi-double blooms in cool blues and whites.
  • Cornflower 'Classic Romantic' - A pretty range of colours in soft shades of pink and red.
  • Cornflower 'Classic Magic' - Striking purple blooms from lilac to rich blackcurrant.

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

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    • 3 varieties - 1 packet of each (600 cornflower seeds in total)

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    • £5.97 £4.99