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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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Tomato 'Shirley' F1 Hybrid

Solanum lycopersicum L.

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  • The exhibitors' favourite

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Tomato 'Shirley' remains one of the most popular varieties for cultivating in cold or slightly heated greenhouses. This early maturing tomato has become an exhibitor's favourite for its heavy crops of excellent quality fruit. Tomato 'Shirley' also shows excellent disease resistance to Tobacco Mosaic Virus, Cladosporium ABC and Fusarium. With an open, indeterminate habit, this variety is best grown in growbags as a greenhouse cordon. 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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    • £3.99

Swiss Chard 'Lucullus'

Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. flavescens, Leaf Beet, Spinach Beet

Swiss Chard 'Lucullus' is a particularly prolific variety offering fantastic value. This RHS AGM variety produces an abundance of wide, white stems which are deliciously succulent when cooked like asparagus, and served with butter. The large, tasty leaves make a flavoursome alternative to spinach, and if left to flower, the flower stalks can also be cooked and eaten like sprouting broccoli. Initially cropping from mid-summer to late autumn, this tasty leaf beet will re-emerge after a normal winter, to produce an unbelievably early spring crop. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 40cm (16"). More info
    • 1 packet (200 swiss chard seeds)

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    • £2.99

Tomato 'Suncherry Premium' F1 Hybrid

Solanum lycopersicum L.

 Customer Rating
  • RHS Award of Garden Merit

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A superb RHS AGM variety, Tomato 'Suncherry Premium' is one of the sweetest tasting, red-skinned cherry tomatoes available, making the perfect complement to our ever popular orange-skinned variety 'Sungold'. Huge crops of shiny, bite-sized red fruits ripen early and continue to be produced throughout the summer. This cordon variety is best grown in the greenhouse, but will also grow 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 (6 tomato seeds)

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    • £3.69

Achillea filipendulina 'Cloth of Gold'

Fern-leaf Yarrow

Achillea 'Cloth of Gold' is an indispensible border plant, with flat, plate-like, mustard yellow flower heads carried above finely-cut, ferny foliage. This free flowering perennial is undemanding and easy to grow, making a bright splash of summer colour in borders and meadows. Achillea flowers make a charming cut flower and can be dried for everlasting flowers too. Height: 1.5m (59"). Spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 1 packet (500 achillea seeds)

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    • £0.69

Swede 'Magres'

Brassica napus (Napobrassica Group), Rutabaga

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Excellent coloured and shaped, purple topped roots with fine grained, good flavoured, yellow flesh, free from bitterness. Swede Magres is an excellent culinary swede, fully winter hardy, with mildew resistant foliage.


Companion planting: Try growing swede 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 (1000 swede seeds)

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    • £2.99

Carrot 'Sweet Candle' F1 Hybrid

Daucus carota

This Japanese bred carrot has beautifully smooth, orange skin and blunt, cylindrical roots. The bright orange flesh is virtually coreless with a superb sweet flavour. With excellent uniformity, Carrot 'Sweet Candle' is a popular variety late summer and autumn cropping, finding favour on the showbench as well as in the kitchen. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing carrots with spring onions, leeks and mint, whose aromatic leaves deter carrot root fly.


Useful links:

How to grow carrotsCompanion Planting

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    • 1 packet (300 carrot seeds)

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    • £2.99

Runner Bean 'Wisley Magic'

Phaseolus coccineus

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A red flowered RHS AGM variety producing long, smooth, slender pods that easily reach 35cm (14") long. The heavy yields are best picked while young and tender to ensure a long cropping period. Although the pods of Runner Bean 'Wisley Magic' are not completely stringless, they have a low fibre content and a superior flavour - that 'old fashioned' runner bean taste. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 30cm (12").

Companion planting: Try growing runner beans with sweet peas to attract pollinating insects to the flowers, and Nasturtiums to draw aphids away from your crop.


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Runner Beans


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

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    • 1 packet (40 runner bean seeds)

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    • £3.99

Echinops ritro subsp. ruthenicus

Globe Thistle

Tight clusters of deep blue flowers form mini-globes on long, strong straight stems of pure silver. The foliage is amazing and quite unique, giving off a silver sheen whatever the weather. Incredibly ornamental in or out of flower. An all round superb species with ideal height.
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    • 1 packet (20 echinops seeds)

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    • £3.29

Beetroot 'Pablo' F1 Hybrid

Beta vulgaris

This top quality RHS AGM variety produces smooth-skinned, round roots with a dark red skin that taste delicious in summer salads. Enjoy Beetroot 'Pablo' as succulent baby beets as well as mature roots. The larger roots of this delicious beet will also store well for winter use without them turning woody. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").
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    • 1 packet (250 beetroot seeds)

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    • £2.69

Lathyrus latifolius 'White Pearl'

Everlasting Sweet Pea, Perennial Sweet Pea, Lathyrus latifolius 'Albus'

Magnificent, distinctive pearl-like clusters of dazzling white flowers. One of the finest white cut flowers in existance flowering over a long period. They thrive in full sun, love to scramble over tall shrubs, fences etc. and are equally at home on trellises, walls, arbours and pergolas.
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    • 1 packet (15 lathyrus seeds)

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    • £2.99

Cabbage 'January King 3' (Winter Savoy)

Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group)

This is a really hardy winter cabbage - not even severe frost seems to bother it. The heads of Savoy Cabbage 'January King' are crisp and crunchy with a good flavour, and the leaf is an attractive conifer-blue colour. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 60cm (24").

Companion planting: Try growing cabbages 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 (500 cabbage seeds)

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    • £1.99

Celeriac 'Monarch'

Apium graveolens var. rapaceum

An autumn/early winter vegetable. Celeriac Monarch is an excellent, high quality variety which has very smooth, easily washable, creamy coloured roots. Easier to grow than celery and can be grated raw over salads, cut into slices and boiled, or into strips which are fried. T&M's illustration shows Celeriac cubed and served with a walnut butter. An exciting dish which you too can create by using the FREE recipe, sent with each packet. More info
    • 1 packet (200 celeriac seeds)

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    • £2.69