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'Exotic Seeds'

Musa lasiocarpa - 1 packet (4 musa seeds)

Musa lasiocarpa - 1 packet (4 musa seeds)

An unusual dwarf hardy banana reputed to be able to take temperatures as low as -10C (14F). This banana has exotic leaves followed by a yellow globular flower, once established. Plant in sun or partial shade outdoors or indoors in containers

Price: £0.99

Banana - Exotic Seed Collection - 1 packet (4 banana seeds)

Banana - Exotic Seed Collection - 1 packet (4 banana seeds)

Decorative, huge leaves rivalling any expensive mature house plants. Grows 3ft in the first four months!

Price: £4.99

Lisianthius nigrescens - 1 packet (20 lisianthius seeds)

Lisianthius nigrescens - 1 packet (20 lisianthius seeds)

…is little known outside its native Mexico. Long, tubular, truly black flowers are set against large lanceolate leaves making this rarely- offered exotic an eye-catching and dramatic feature plant. Grow it in borders to create interest and wonder. May require some winter protection

Price: £3.29

Mina lobata - 1 packet (16 mina lobata seeds)

Mina lobata - 1 packet (16 mina lobata seeds)

An exotic looking climber, with twining stem ideal for rambling over trellises, fences etc. The flowers are very impressive with up to 12 per flower spike producing a spectacular combination as they age. They start off a most powerful and stunning bright red and as they mature they go from red to orange…

Price: £2.99

Blechnum brasiliense 'Volcano' - 1 x 9cm potted blechnum plant

Blechnum brasiliense 'Volcano' - 1 x 9cm potted blechnum plant

…set to be the next big thing! Compact plants lend themselves well to growing in patio pots; and throw up huge fronds up to 70cm in size. This hardy exotic fern will take temperatures down to -5�C and thrives in low light, so is perfect for giving a tropical touch to your garden, no matter what the British…

Price: £12.99 - £19.99

Glory Lily (Mixed) - 1 packet (6 glory lily seeds)

Glory Lily (Mixed) - 1 packet (6 glory lily seeds)

An easy to grow exotic climber, with lily-like flowers in a wide range of vibrant colours. Ideal for creating a spectacular feature plant climbing up an obelisk in containers or through trellis in bordersClimber 180cm (6ft)

Price: £0.99

Strelitzia reginae (Dwarf) - Exotic Seed Collection - 1 packet (4 strelitzia seeds)

Strelitzia reginae (Dwarf) - Exotic Seed Collection - 1 packet (4 strelitzia seeds)

Unparalleled beauty of colour and form. Fantastic, exotic flowers justly famous. Grow them in your own greenhouse. One of the most rewarding of plants, it will take quite a bit of abuse and careless handling. Flowers spring. Height: 60-90cm (24-36in)

Price: £4.99

Salpiglossis sinuata 'Black Trumpets' - 1 packet (50 salpiglossis seeds)

Salpiglossis sinuata 'Black Trumpets' - 1 packet (50 salpiglossis seeds)

Stunning, deep burgundy, almost black trumpet blooms each attractively veined and with a golden eye within their throat, add that exotic feel to your garden. Plants are dwarf, bushy and free flowering giving height to displays. An interesting border filler

Price: £1.99

Auricula 'Douglas Prize Mix' - 1 packet (90 auricula seeds)

Auricula 'Douglas Prize Mix' - 1 packet (90 auricula seeds)

World-famous strain producing exotic bicolours, primrose yellow centres with rich velvet surrounds including carmine, maroon-carmine, coral pink, deep orange, maroon-black and many more. Ideal for partially shaded positions on rockeries or borders, or spring flower beds, pots, tubs etc. Flowers early…

Price: £2.99

Tree Peony 'Hei Bao' (Large Plant) - 1 x 6 litre potted plant

Tree Peony 'Hei Bao' (Large Plant) - 1 x 6 litre potted plant

…each measuring up to 25cm (10") or more in diameter. These exceptional shrubs are hardy and disease resistant, and will�thrive for a lifetime. The exotic flowers of the tree peony are�head-turning in borders and make�exceptional cut flowers for indoor displays. Height and spread: 150cm (60").

Price: £79.99 - £154.99

Cactus 'Special Mixed' - Exotic Seed Collection - 1 packet (25 cactus seeds)

Cactus 'Special Mixed' - Exotic Seed Collection - 1 packet (25 cactus seeds)

An exciting mix of all sorts of easy to grow cacti, which are all well suited to window sills, sun rooms or greenhouses. It's easy to grow a cactus, and this fun mix means that you never know quite what you are going to grow!

Price: £2.99

Australian Honeysuckle - Exotic Seed Collection - 1 packet (5 australia honeysuckle seeds)

Australian Honeysuckle - Exotic Seed Collection - 1 packet (5 australia honeysuckle seeds)

Brilliant flame red cone-shaped heads often 15x10cm (6x4 inches). Cultivated extensively for cut flowers. Height: 60-180cm (2-6ft)

Price: £4.99

Melianthus major - 1 packet (10 melianthus seeds)

Melianthus major - 1 packet (10 melianthus seeds)

This spectacular architectural feature plant looks stunning planted in large ornamental or exotic borders and containers with its blue-green spiky foliage, which has a sweet peanut butter fragrance when crushed. Known as the Honeybush because its tall bronzered flower spikes project a beautiful honey…

Price: £4.99

Hedychium 'Species Mixed' - 1 packet (10 hedychium seeds)

Hedychium 'Species Mixed' - 1 packet (10 hedychium seeds)

A colourful mixture of decorative ornamental Gingers. Lush, exotic foliage gives rise to stems featuring racemes of sweetly scented blooms in an array of tropical colours. Can be grown in the UK like Cannas, or in a conservatory. Plants will flower in the second year from sowing and are fully hardy…

Price: £0.99

Frangipani 'Species Mixed' - 1 packet (6 seeds)

Frangipani 'Species Mixed' - 1 packet (6 seeds)

An attractive and exotic, deciduous foliage plant, with large, shiny green leaves, which is best known for its showy clusters of waxy flowers produced over a long period which have a delicious and intense fragrance. Sometimes called 'Temple Trees', the Frangipani is grown throughout the tropics, and…

Price: £1.99

Tree Peony 'Rockii Mixed' - 1 packet (5 tree peony seeds)

Tree Peony 'Rockii Mixed' - 1 packet (5 tree peony seeds)

…full bloom. A mature plant can boast in excess of a hundred wonderfully exotic blooms, each one measuring 25cm (10in) or more across. Breathtaking in borders, tree peonies also make exquisite cut flowers. When grown from seed, tree peonies will reward patient gardeners by blooming in 5-7 years from…

Price: £2.99

Campsis x tagliabuana 'Indian Summer' (Large Plant) - 1 x 1 litre potted campsis plant

Campsis x tagliabuana 'Indian Summer' (Large Plant) - 1 x 1 litre potted campsis plant

The lush foliage and effervescent orange blooms of 'Indian Summer' might look exotic, but campsis plants are easy to grow in a warm sheltered spot of the garden. Vigorous without being invasive, make this gorgeous climber the workhorse of your summer displays - clothe walls, fences or pergolas in tropical…

Price: £19.99 - £29.99

Tropaeolum speciosum - 2 bare root tropaeolum speciosum plants

Tropaeolum speciosum - 2 bare root tropaeolum speciosum plants

Exotic, spurred blooms in bright, vermillion red appear throughout summer in a rich explosion of colour. The vibrant blooms are followed by spherical blue fruits set against a backdrop of attractive dark green foliage. Tropaeolum speciosum is an intriguing climbing perennial that prefers a cool, sheltered…

Price: £12.99 - £19.99

Lagerstroemia indica 'Rhapsody In Pink' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted lagerstroemia plant

Lagerstroemia indica 'Rhapsody In Pink' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted lagerstroemia plant

Give your garden a touch of the exotic with Lagerstroemia indica 'Rhapsody In Pink. This majestic Crepe Myrtle isn't afraid to show off its dazzlingly pink blooms - starting from June all the way through to September. Elegantly crimped in appearance, the flowers create a pink cloud-like effect, noticeable…

Price: £16.99 - £25.99

Tomato 'Black Cherry' - 1 packet (25 tomato seeds)

Tomato 'Black Cherry' - 1 packet (25 tomato seeds)

CordonYou will adore this exotic-looking, blackish-purple skinned cherry tomato with dark red flesh and a complex, exceptionally sweet and juicy flavour. Tomato 'Black Cherry' is a cordon variety producing an abundance of early ripening fruit on vigorous plants throughout the summer. Perfect for containers…

Price: £0.99

Australian Tree Fern - 1 x 2 litre potted plant

Australian Tree Fern - 1 x 2 litre potted plant

This stunningly attractive ornamental fern adds an exotic flavour to shady and damp parts of the garden. Native to Tasmania and south eastern Australia it is hardy to around -5�C (23�F) and thrives in the relatively wet climate of the UK. Slow growing to a maximum height of 4 metres with a stout…

Price: £19.99 - £399.99

Hibiscus 'Luna' - 4 bare root hibiscus plants - 1 of each colour

Hibiscus 'Luna' - 4 bare root hibiscus plants - 1 of each colour

…plant to its own patio pot or dot them around sunny beds and borders. Or for something really unique and eye catching set them out as a seasonal exotic flowering hedge! Well branched plants will flower in the first year of planting, producing multiple silky blooms up to 20cm (8in) across, through August…

Price: £14.99 - £29.99

Edgeworthia chrysantha (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted edgeworthia plant

Edgeworthia chrysantha (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted edgeworthia plant

…reveal richly perfumed canary yellow flowers atop the bare stems. Edgeworthia chrysantha 'Grandiflora' is an unusual and striking specimen shrub for exotic gardens and shady woodland borders, especially so because it will be in bloom ahead of other garden features. Although it's hardy to -5c (23f) this…

Price: £14.99 - £24.99

Rhododendron 'Palestrina' (Large Plant) - 1 x 2 litre potted rhododendron plant

Rhododendron 'Palestrina' (Large Plant) - 1 x 2 litre potted rhododendron plant

With spectacular, exotic white flowers, Rhododendron 'Palestrina' is a wonderful plant for late spring, when it becomes full of large blooms. What a great plant for those looking for white flowered shrubs. A perfect choice for those with a white garden, where only plants with white flowers are planted…

Price: £13.99 - £20.99

Heptacodium miconioides (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted heptacodium plant

Heptacodium miconioides (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted heptacodium plant

Heptacodium is an exotic-looking shrub for the garden; but plants are fully hardy and there are numerous reasons to grow it in your garden. With late summer flowers that are creamy-white and deeply fragrant; even when the petals fall, they leave behind colourful pink calyxes. The attractive foliage…

Price: £14.99 - £24.99

Hibiscus syriacus 'Oiseau Bleu' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted hibiscus plant

Hibiscus syriacus 'Oiseau Bleu' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted hibiscus plant

Hibiscus syriacus 'Oiseau Bleu' produces interesting, three-lobed foliage in the late spring, which is followed by exotic blooms in August, September and October. These lilac flowers give the hardy shrub its other name, Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird'. Whatever you choose to call it, this variety of Rose…

Price: £14.99 - £24.99

Hibiscus 'Fireball' (Large Plant) - 1 x 1 litre potted hibiscus plant

Hibiscus 'Fireball' (Large Plant) - 1 x 1 litre potted hibiscus plant

Hibiscus are fantastically exotic and growing one in your garden will evoke memories of far-flung holidays! �Fireball� is a superb variety; with vigorous shrub-like growth and dinner-plate size scarlet-red flowers�that reach 30cm (12") across. Hibiscus �Fireball� is suitable for growing in…

Price: £14.99 - £22.99

Foxglove 'Glittering Prizes Mixed' - 1 packet (300 foxglove seeds)

Foxglove 'Glittering Prizes Mixed' - 1 packet (300 foxglove seeds)

A much sought after old traditional foxglove with flowers much larger than usual which are delightfully and exotically splashed and mottled in a good range of rich colours, purple, lilac, cream, white and rose. Each flower has a large purple blotched throat. A tall, majestic plant flowering somewhat…

Price: £0.99

Paulownia tomentosa - 1 packet (100 paulownia tomentosaseeds)

Paulownia tomentosa - 1 packet (100 paulownia tomentosaseeds)

Large clusters of fragrant violet flowers in some seasons plus large exotic leaves. Amazing growth rate, a single shoot will often reach up to 8ft in a season

Price: £0.99

Datura meteloides 'Evening Fragrance' - 1 packet (8 datura seeds)

Datura meteloides 'Evening Fragrance' - 1 packet (8 datura seeds)

…Perfect for growing in tubs, containers, on patios or sheltered corners close to the house where the evening perfume can be appreciated. Despite their exotic appearance they are relatively tough under windy and rainy conditions, adapting to many soil types. Height: 90-120cm (36-48in), spread 90-95cm (36…

Price: £0.99

Lonicera 'Golden Trumpet' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3 litre potted lonicera plant

Lonicera 'Golden Trumpet' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3 litre potted lonicera plant

…x brownii and produces a lovely fragrant scent. As the flowers die away, shiny red berries appear. This fast growing is a magnificent choice for exotic gardens, as it clambers across pergolas, trellises and arbours. Height: 4m (12�). Spread: 2m (6�).

Price: £14.99 - £24.99

Gardenia jasminoides 'Kleim's Hardy' - 1 gardenia plant in 9cm pot

Gardenia jasminoides 'Kleim's Hardy' - 1 gardenia plant in 9cm pot

Exotic single white blooms with an intoxicating fragrance that is simply divine. Gardenia 'Kleim's Hardy' is the first of its kind that can be grown outdoors all year round. Its glossy evergreen foliage provides the perfect backdrop for the exquisite blooms in summer. A beautiful, compact shrub for…

Price: £9.99 - £14.99

Oleander - 4 x 14cm potted oleander plants - 1 of each colour

Oleander - 4 x 14cm potted oleander plants - 1 of each colour

…This eye catching evergreen shrub is one of the UK's favourite and easiest to grow exotics. The sweetly fragrant, funnel shaped blooms flower through the summer and well into autumn, followed by fascinating bean-like seed pods. Hardy down to -6�C (21.2F) this attractive shrub makes a superb specimen…

Price: £11.99 - £23.99

Tree Peony Collection - 1 tree peony collection

Tree Peony Collection - 1 tree peony collection

…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 the tree peony are simply breathtaking in borders…

Price: £49.99

Tree Peony 'Hai Huang' (High Noon) - 1 bare root tree peony plant

Tree Peony 'Hai Huang' (High Noon) - 1 bare root tree peony plant

…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 the tree peony are simply breathtaking in borders…

Price: £16.99

Nicotiana langsdorffii - 1 packet (500 nicotiana seeds)

Nicotiana langsdorffii - 1 packet (500 nicotiana seeds)

A delightful annual from Chile and Brazil with tall branching stems and drooping sprays of apple green bells. Very exotic, yet easy to grow. Ideal for the back of the border or as a 'dotplant among smaller bedding plants. Try growing it next to our Salvia pratensis, it looks superb. An absolute must…

Price: £2.69