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Tree Peony 'Rockii Mixed'

Paeonia

  • New in 2014
  • Rarely offered seed
A much sought-after variety. The tissue paper white blooms are splashed with deep burgundy at the base of each petal. There are few plants that can compete with the beauty of a tree peony in full bloom. A mature plant can boast in excess of a hundred exotic blooms, each measuring up to 25cm (10") or more in diameter! These exceptional shrubs are hardy and disease resistant, and will continue to bloom for a lifetime. The exotic flowers of Tree Peony ‘Rockii Mixed’ are simply breathtaking in borders and make exquisite cut flowers. When grown from seed, tree peonies will reward patient gardeners by blooming 5-7 years from sowing. Height and spread: 150cm (60").

Useful links:

How to plant peonies

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    • 1 packet (5 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.99

Sweet Pea 'Robert Uvedale'

Lathyrus odoratus

  • New in 2014
  • Traditional variety with outstanding performance
Named after the Enfield school master generally credited with introducing the sweet pea into England in 1699, Sweet Pea 'Robert Uvedale' is a stunning, bright pink variety with large frilly blooms. Reputedly sent some seeds by the Italian naturalist, Francesco Cupani, Robert Uvedale was apparently the first to grow sweet peas in the UK and the resulting luxuriously scented flowers caused quite a stir in their day. This is a traditional perfumed and climbing sweet pea which boasts outstanding garden performance. Perfect for cutting or exhibition purposes. Height: 180cm (6'). Spread: 30cm (12").

Useful links:

How to grow sweet peas

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    • 1 packet (25 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.49

Tomato 'Rosella' F1 Hybrid

Solanum lycopersicum L.

  • New in 2014
  • Almost seedless

Cordon

A fabulous new cherry tomato producing unique rose-pink skin with smoky overtones. Not only is the colour unusual, Tomato 'Rosella' has high levels of sweetness and acidity for a pronounced and lingering flavour. Heavy crops of thin-skinned 15g (½oz) fruits are produced from midsummer onwards, making an exciting and flavoursome addition to salads and cooked dishes. This cordon variety can be grown in the greenhouse, or in a sheltered, sunny spot outdoors. 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 (12 tomato seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.99

Lavender 'Mini Blue'

Lavandula angustifolia, English Lavender

  • New in 2014

A delightful dwarf lavender flowering in its first year from an early sowing! Compact, rounded plants quickly become smothered with masses of highly fragrant, deep purple lavender flowers from mid-summer onwards, which are highly attractive to bees. With impressive garden performance, Lavender 'Mini Blue' is ideal for growing in containers or used as a neat evergreen edging to 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.


Useful links:

Gardening news: Top 10 evergreen shrubs

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    • 1 packet (20 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.99

Salad Leaves 'Nice 'n' Spicy' Mixed

This attractive blend of salad leaves is perfect for adding a spicy tang to salads and stir fries. Salad Leaves ‘Nice ‘n’ Spicy’ makes a refreshing alternative to normal salad leaves with an appealing variety of textures and flavours. Perfect for sowing all the year round for a constant supply of freshly picked salad leaves. Height and spread: 15cm (6"). More info
    • 1 packet (500 salad seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.09

Dahlia variabilis 'Sunny Reggae'

  • New in 2014
  • Colour combo like no other!
From reds through apricots and oranges, Dahlia 'Sunny Reggae' boasts a colour combination like no other! Exquisite semi-double flowers each have their own unique character, some with collars of small cream petals at their centre, others with blushed petals in contrasting colours. Free-flowering from July to October, these warm Dahlia flowers are highly attractive to bees and other pollinating insects. Bushy and compact, grow dwarf Dahlias in beds, borders or containers for a long and colourful summer display. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 40cm (16").
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    • 1 packet (40 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.49

Courgette 'Wanda'

Cucurbita pepo, Zucchini

  • New in 2014
Pale green, speckled fruits have a delicious flavour and firm, creamy flesh. Tasty eaten raw in salads or added to stir fries Courgette 'Wanda' produces abundant crops on bushy, spineless plants for easy harvesting. With regular picking, expect this flavoursome courgette to continue cropping throughout the summer. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 90cm (35").

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


Companion planting: Try growing courgettes with Calendula to attract pollinating insects which will in turn pollinate your courgette flowers.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (15 courgette seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.99

Poppy 'Pulchinella Mixed'

Papaver nudicaule, Arctic Poppy, Icelandic Poppy

  • New in 2014
  • Sturdy stems for cut flowers
A superb mix of dwarf Icelandic poppies boasting large flowers in a vibrant mix of five brilliant colours. The eyecatching blooms are held aloft by sturdy, upright stems that wont flop after cutting, making Poppy ‘Pulchinella Mixed’ ideal as a cut flower. Vigorous and free flowering, this low maintenance, clump forming biennial can be direct sown for a sea of colourful poppy flowers the following year. Perfect for dotting throughout borders and wildlife gardens, or sowing in bold swathes for maximum impact. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 20cm (8").
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    • 1 packet (20 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.49

Squash 'Buffy Ball' F1 Hybrid (Winter)

Cucurbita

  • New in 2014

Perfect for individual portions of delicious baked squash! Cute little tennis-ball sized fruits with attractive creamy yellow skins will make a lovely focal point on your dinner plate. Enjoy heavy crops of Squash ‘Buffy Ball’ from August to October. This prolific winter squash can produce over 25 fruits per plant which store well over a particularly long period. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 200cm (79").


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

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    • 1 packet (6 squash seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.69

Verbena x hybrida 'Tuscany Pastel Mixed'

Glandularia, Vervain

Extra large flowers smother these compact, well-branched plants in a designer blend of delicate pastels. Verbena x hybrida 'Tuscany Pastel Mixed' shows good disease resistance and superb vigour to ensure a long lasting display throughout summer. With its neat, tidy habit, this pretty half hardy annual will brighten up containers and borders, attracting pollinating insects to its dainty blooms. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 1 packet (25 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.99