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New seed varieties


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Spinach 'Violin' F1 Hybrid

Spinacia oleracea

Spinach ‘Violin’ is a versatile new variety which can be grown as ‘baby 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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Sweet Pea 'Collection'

Lathyrus odoratus

An outstanding collection of fragrant sweet peas, specially selected for their colour, form and rich perfume. These cottage garden favourites are superb for cutting and the more blooms you cut, the more they will flower! Pop a few stems in a vase to fill a whole room with fragrance. Grow sweet peas against a sunny fence or trained on a free standing obelisk. Height: 180cm (71"). Spread: 30cm (12").


  • Collection comprises one packet each of:
  • Sweet Pea ‘Appleblossom’ - Gently ruffled, blush-pink blooms.
  • Sweet Pea ‘Anniversary’ - Large, frilly, white blooms with an attractive rose-pink, picotee edge.
  • Sweet Pea ‘Chatsworth’ - 5 to 6 pale lavender blooms on each tall, straight stem.
  • Sweet Pea ‘Cream Southborne’ - one of the best cream varieties available.
  • Sweet Pea ‘Firecrest’ - Fiery red blooms that won’t bleach in the sun.
  • Sweet Pea ‘Kingsize Navy Blue’ - Dark navy-blue flowers and superb, intense fragrance.
  • Sweet Pea ‘Orange Dragon’ - An eye catching orange flowered variety for the show bench.
  • Sweet Pea 'Spanish Dancer'- Scented flowers in a never-before-seen tricolour with unusual veining.
  • Sweet Pea 'Villa Roma Scarlet' - Vibrant, scarlet flowers are carried on the strong stems.
  • Sweet Pea 'Sweet Dreams'- A lovely mix in a range of colours.
  • Sweet Pea ‘White Supreme’ - Pure white sprays on long stems that are ideal for cutting.
  • Sweet Pea ‘Wiltshire Ripple’ - Distinctive, bicolour, striped blooms of rich claret on a snow-white background.

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How to grow sweet peas

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    • 10 packets - 1 of each variety (255 seeds in total)

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Beetroot 'Boldor'

Beta vulgaris var. conditiva

Attractive copper skinned, globe shaped roots with beautiful orange coloured flesh that remains just as bright after cooking. Beetroot ‘Boldor’ has a delicious sweet flavour and adds colour to meals whether, boiled or pickled. The young leaves can be eaten too, either raw, steamed or stir fried. This improved golden beet has superior seedling emergence, strong vigour and excellent uniformity. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6"). More info
    • 1 packet (200 beetroot seeds)

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Dahlia variabilis 'Dandy Improved Mixed'

Cheery dwarf Dahlias are perfect for brightening up beds, containers and the front of borders. Dahlia variabilis ‘Dandy Improved Mixed’ is the result of years of selection to bring together the best range of colours and flower forms. These compact bedding Dahlias produce long lasting blooms that attract pollinating insects and make lovely cut flowers. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 packet (80 dahlia seeds)

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Sweet Pea 'Little Red Riding Hood'

Lathyrus odoratus

Sweet Pea ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ is a charming variety with a powerful and distinctive fragrance. Each small, bicolour bloom has white petals with a delicate pink blush that contrasts beautifully with a ‘hood’ of red petals. A lovely variety that makes a pretty climber for a fragrant summer display and a fabulous cut flower. Height: 180cm (71"). Spread: 30cm (12").

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    • 1 packet (25 sweet pea seeds)

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Chilli Pepper 'Paper Lantern'

Capsicum annum, Chili Pepper

Renowned for its intense heat - Chilli Pepper ‘Paper Lantern’ is not for the faint hearted! This fiery pepper is more productive than other Habanero peppers with fruits ripening up to 2 weeks earlier. Each fiery, 5-7cm long chilli transforms from mid green, through orange to a bright rosy red at maturity, with an atomic Scoville rating of 250,000. Perfect for hot sauces, salsas and soups with a kick! Height: 75cm (30”). Spread: 50cm (20”).

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How to grow chilli peppers

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    • 1 packet (10 chilli pepper 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 ‘Variegata’, 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 – 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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Cabbage 'Savoy Spinel' F1 Hybrid (Autumn/Winter Savoy)

Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group)

This late maturing Savoy Cabbage produces high quality heads that remain bright and fresh late in the season when other varieties begin to look tired. The attractive furrowed leaves retain their dark blue-green colour throughout winter, and stand well over a long period. Cabbage ‘Savoy Spinel’ has a vigorous habit and strong root system, coping well with most soils and showing superb frost tolerance. A hardy, disease tolerant Savoy Cabbage that stores well after harvesting. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 60cm (24"). More info
    • 1 packet (50 cabbage seeds)

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Zinnia marylandica 'Zahara Sunburst'

Another great Zinnia from the popular Zahara range! Zinnia marylandica 'Zahara Sunburst' boasts particularly large red and yellow bicolour blooms for a bedding variety - the first of this colour to be available from seed! These compact, dwarf annuals are free-flowering, and show excellent garden performance along with good disease resistance. The perfect low maintenance bedding plant for containers, beds, borders and wildlife gardens, where they will attract plenty of butterflies to their nectar rich flowers. Height and spread: 40cm (16"). More info
    • 1 packet (15 zinnia 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)

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Bupleurum rotundifolium 'Green Gold'

Thorow-Wax, Common Hare's Ear

This useful hardy annual adds zingy spring freshness to borders and cut flower arrangements later on in the season. Euphorbia-like, citrus green flowers bloom on tall stems from July to September. The foliage is reminiscent of Eucalyptus, with intriguing stems that appear to grow through the leaf. Versatile and easy to grow, Bupleurum riotundifolium ‘Green Gold’ makes a superb filler for summer borders. Sow it alongside tall Ageratum, such as ‘Timeless’ for beautiful cut flowers, or interplanted with wildflowers for a stylish Cottage Garden look. If you like the look then let it set seed in late summer for drifts of fresh seedlings next year. Height: 80cm (31"). Spread: 40cm (16"). More info
    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

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Californian Poppy 'Cherry Swirl'

Eschscholzia californica, California Poppy

Straight from T&M’s own breeding programme! Eschscholzia ‘Cherry 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 poppy seeds)

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