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RHS Seed Collection


The trend to 'Grow Your Own' vegetables continues to hit record levels. Thompson & Morgan has joined forces with the Royal Horticultural Society to offer the RHS Vegetable Collection designed to appeal to gardeners both young and old. Each of these superb seed vegetables has been selected for their outstanding garden performance, yield and flavour in all growing conditions.
The RHS Garden Explorers seed range is designed to encourage children into the world of gardening and boost their interest in the 'Grow Your Own' movement. This educational and interactive seed range is aimed at families and children.



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Morning Glory 'Heavenly Blue'

Ipomoea tricolor, Ipomoea rubrocaerulea

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Gorgeous sky blue flowers, up to 6cm (2½in) across that open in the morning, appear throughout summer on this free-flowering, elegant climber. Also suitable for greenhouse or conservatory growing. Prefers a sunny, sheltered, warm site; Beautiful climber ideal for warm site trellis, fences, poles, etc.
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    • 1 packet (50 seeds)

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    • £2.49

Cauliflower 'Gypsy' F1 Hybrid (Summer)

Brassica oleracea (Botrytis Group)

Cauliflower 'Gyspy' is a particularly useful summer variety, producing deep, round, white curds without the pink tinge which can often occur on summer Cauliflowers. The curds are ideal for exhibition. With its vigorous habit this RHS AGM variety will also perform well on less fertile soils. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 60cm (24”).


Companion planting: Try growing cauliflowers with Nasturtiums to draw cabbage white butterflies away from your crop, and mint to help deter flea beetles.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (20 cauliflower seeds)

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    • £2.99

Tomato 'Alicante'

Solanum lycopersicum L.

Cordon.

Tomato 'Alicante' is a generally superior variety possessing all the things we look for in a tomato, including an RHS AGM! Early in the season it produces heavy crops of medium sized, greenback free fruits with a superb sweet flavour. This productive and reliable tomato is best grown as a cordon either in the greenhouse or outdoors in a sheltered, sunny spot. 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 (100 tomato seeds)

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    • £2.09

Sweetcorn 'Conquerer' F1 Hybrid (Supersweet)

Zea mays

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Later maturing, Sweetcorn Conquerer is well adapted to our indifferent summer weather. Strong growing plants 210cm (7ft) tall, with very few tillers (sideshoots), averaging three, 20cm (8in) long cobs per plant, each with 14-18 rows of kernels full to the tip. Sweetcorn Conquerer has superb eating quality!
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    • 1 packet (30 sweetcorn seeds)

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    • £2.69

Courgette 'Venus' F1 Hybrid

Cucurbita pepo, Zucchini

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This neat, compact variety is ideal for growing on the patio. Courgette 'Venus' has an impressively long season if harvested regularly, producing heavy crops of delicious, shiny, dark green, cylindrical fruits. This reliable courgette also holds an RHS AGM. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 75cm (30”).

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.


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Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (10 courgette seeds)

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    • £2.99

Sweetcorn 'Northern Extra Sweet' F1 Hybrid (Supersweet)

Zea mays

A reliable performer in British summers, Sweetcorn Northern Extra Sweet is especially suited to cooler northern districts. One of the earliest maturing of the 'supersweets', Sweetcorn Northern Extra Sweet produces good quality, well filled cobs up to 20cm (8in) long. Sturdy plants but growing only to 150 to 180cm (5 to 6 feet) tall.
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    • 1 packet (50 sweetcorn seeds)

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    • £2.59

Onion 'Ishikura' (Bunching Onion)

Allium fistulosum, Oriental Bunching Onion, Spring Onion, Scallion

This perennial oriental bunching onion doesn't produce bulbs but forms clumps of elongated, straight white stems similar spring onions. Alternatively the stems can be earthed up to produce leek-like stems. Onion 'Ishikura' can be harvested when pencil-thin or left to grow as thick as a mature carrot. This RHS AGM variety has a remarkably long harvest period from June to October without the need for successive sowings. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 23cm (9").


Companion planting: Try growing onions with mint to confuse and deter onion fly.


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions


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

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    • 1 packet (375 onion seeds)

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    • £2.69

Beetroot 'Red Ace' F1 Hybrid (Globe)

Beta vulgaris

This main crop variety produces round to oval, high quality roots with a dark red colour. The hybrid vigour of Beetroot 'Red Ace' makes it a very strong grower which will do well in most sites and soils, and is particularly good in dry seasons. This RHS AGM variety makes a superb choice for exhibition. Height: 30cm (12”). Spread: 15cm (6”).
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    • 1 packet (150 beetroot seeds)

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    • £2.49

Courgette 'Soleil' F1 Hybrid

Cucurbita pepo, Zucchini

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The bushy plants of Courgette 'Soleil' produce huge yields of smooth, straight, yellow courgettes that are early maturing and fruit over a long period if cut regularly. In T&M's trials this superb garden variety showed better tolerance to powdery mildew than many other courgettes, thus extending the harvesting period. This RHS AGM variety has a delicious flavour and will add a bright splash of colour to your plate. 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 (12 courgette seeds)

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    • £2.89

Erigeron karvinskianus 'Profusion'

Erigeron karvinskianus, Fleabane, Mexican Fleabane

Lovely subject for hanging baskets, window boxes, patio tubs. Flowers within 3 months.
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    • 1 packet (200 seeds)

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    • £3.49

Marrow 'Tiger Cross' F1 Hybrid

Cucurbita pepo

  • Virus resistant
This remarkable British bred F1 hybrid is similar to the ever popular 'Striped Green Bush' type but is earlier, better cropping and more uniform with good resistance to Cucumber mosaic virus. The attractive green and cream striped fruits of Marrow 'Tiger Cross' can be harvested as courgettes or allowed to mature to full sized marrows. This superb RHS AGM variety is ideal for eating fresh or storing in cool, frost free conditions for winter use. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 90cm (35").

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

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    • 1 packet (12 seeds)

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    • £2.99

Broad Bean 'Robin Hood'

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

Green seeded variety, Broad Bean 'Robin Hood' produces abundant crops of short pods, each containing up to 6 delicious beans. These compact plants have a neat habit that makes them ideal for growing in patio containers as well as in the vegetable garden. The flavoursome beans are ideal for freezing and won't discolour. In mild areas, Broad Bean 'Robin Hood' can be autumn sown for earlier crops the following year. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 25cm (10").


Companion planting: Try growing broad beans with summer savory to help repel black bean aphids, a common pest of broad beans.


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Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (35 broad bean seeds)

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    • £2.99