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Broad Bean 'Jubilee Hysor'

A major improvement on traditional varieties, Broad Bean Jubilee Hysor produces a tremendous yield of broad, well filled pods, each containing 6 to 8 beans of superb flavour  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Broad Bean 'Bunyard's Exhibition'

A gardener's favourite for over 100 years for its reliable performance and heavy crop of long pods in most soils. The pods contain an average of 6 beans, with some up to 8 seeded. Broad Bean Bunyards Exhibition has a very good flavour and excellent for freezing. Prefers…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Dahlia 'Black Beauty'

Dark velvety blooms appear black until the sun settles on them, revealing a deep maroon shimmer. Height 35cm (14in).  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mauve
  • Longevity: Annual

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Tomato 'Black Russian' - Heritage

These medium sized black tomatoes grow on compact plants bearing plenty of dark mahogany-brown fruits, with a delicious blend of sugar and acid. Tomato 'Black Russian' is an old variety with a rich, complex flavour that has to be tasted to be…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Annual

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Chilli Pepper 'Pot Black'

Stunning British-bred 'ornamental edible' - a very attractive chili pepper which looks great in a pot on the windowsill or on the patio. Lush dark leaves and a lovely display of purple flowers are followed by 3-4cm (1-1.5in) black fruits which ripen to red over…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Annual

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Lily 'Black Jewel'

Rare and mysterious, black flowers always generate interest and fascination amongst collectors, as well as amateur growers. 'Black Jewel' is one of the darkest lilies currently available, and is a luxurious and expensive favourite of florists. So why not…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Sambucus nigra f. porphyrophylla 'Black Tower'

Sambucus nigra porphyrophylla 'Black Tower' has the most wonderfully deep, dark, dense and compact foliage and with its upright habit makes it a great Elder for small gardens. Sambucus is a great specimen plant too as it has the most unusual, flattened…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Pansy 'Black Moon' F1 Hybrid

You may have heard this claim before, but this Pansy truly represents one of the most impressive black flowers in cultivation today. Bushy, compact plants bearing medium sized flowers, so black they shine like velvet. Height: 15-20cm (6-8 in).  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Black
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Coleus 'Palisandra'

Almost certainly the purest and deepest colour in existence. Lush, rich, broad leaves, like velvet, lightly serrated and nearly black in colour. Superb mixed with summer patio container plants  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Sambucus nigra f. porphyrophylla 'Eva'

For commanding colour in your garden Sambucus nigra porphyrophylla 'Black Lace' is ideal, it has deep, dark burgundy leaves which turn a bright, majestic red in autumn. This Elder has delicate pink flower clusters which arrive in early summer providing a real…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Rhamnus frangula 'Aspleniifolia'

Rhamnus frangula 'Aspleniifolia' is a slow-growing shrub, noted for its striking foliage. Its leaves are slender, and almost fern-like in appearance ? bright green in spring and summer, turning to lovely shades of red, bronze and gold in autumn. Alder Buckthorn bears…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Cream
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Tomato (cherry) 'Black Opal'

This unique cross combines the unusual dark skin and health benefits of Black Cherry with the high sugar content of our red cherry type Sweet Apéritif. Sweeter than Black Cherry, but retaining the high levels of anthocyanins and lycopene of dark-fruiting…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Beds
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Annual

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Hemerocallis 'Longfield's Black Magic'

Extraordinary, large, purple-black blooms with delicately crimped edges make this a real show-stopper! The dramatic blooms are produced on upright stems above slender, strap-like foliage. Hemerocallis ?Longfield?s Black Magic? is a reliable, easy to grow…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Black
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Tacca chantrieri

In Malaya they call it the Devil's Flower and strange, fascinating stories surround it. Originating, no doubt, from the malevolent way the eyes in the bloom seem to be following your every move! It grows to about 2ft. in height with flowers complete with filaments or…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Indoor Plant
  • Flower Colour: Black
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Pennisetum viridescens

Enjoying a full sun position the elegant and attractive Pennisetum viridescens has evergreen leaves which arch gracefully back to allow tall stems of flower heads to push upwards. Beautiful feathery plumes are atop each stem, and each is flushed with a black  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Morning Glory 'Kniolas Black Night'

An abundance of very attractive purple - black flowers with cerise throats, covering this very vigorous climber. Ideal planted in a sunny situation, up trellis or left to ramble amongst other climbers or shrubs. Climbs to 180-240cm (6-8ft)  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Annual

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Rudbeckia hirta 'Cherry Brandy'

The first-ever red Rudbeckia from seed! These robust plants have outstanding garden performance, producing a mass of attractive, cherry-coloured blooms all summer long - triumphing over heat, drought and poor soils! Stunning when planted in drifts in…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Beds
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Annual

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Dwarf Bean 'Nautica'

Dwarf Bean 'Nautica' makes a superb ornamental edible - perfect for the patio, as well as the vegetable plot. Compact plants produce a lovely display of pale purple flowers, followed by a prolific crop of 8cm (3) long pods. The dark green pods are very fine and…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Annual

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Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward Vii'

With cascading racemes of lush pink flowers, Ribes sanguineum King Edward Vii' is a gorgeous spring flowering shrub that is a good choice for borders in medium and large gardens. This Flowering Currant has sweet scented foliage and later in the season black  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Dianthus chinensis heddewigii 'Black And White Minstrels'

Showy plants for bedding, border, rockery and containers producing an abundance of quite unique, showy black and white flowers throughout summer. The dainty, fully double blooms are heavily laced, over an inch in diameter and sweetly scented. They make…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Annual

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Osmanthus delavayi

An elegant evergeen shrub, Osmanthus delavayi produces hundreds of tiny white, sweetly fragrant flowers in spring on gently arching branches, followed by blue-black berries. Awarded an RHS AGM, the Delavay Osmanthus is a robust, slow-growing, low-maintenance shrub which…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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All Season Long Kale Mix

An exciting mix of 4 British-bred varieties perfect for the UK climate. Low in calories with zero fat, and highin fibre and vitamin C, this winter hardy mix can be used for year-round cropping and a wide range of kitchen use. Harvest Jan-Dec. (60 seeds). Varieties in…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Beds

  • Longevity: Annual

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Black/Grey Potato Growing Bags

Following on from this year's technical trials, we now recommend planting a single tuber in a 5 litre bag - we noted a 186% increase in yield!  More Info




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Sarcococca confusa

For wonderful winter colour and fragrance the Sarcococca confusa is a popular choice. With charming small white flowers which have a powerful honey-like fragrance, and hide beneath the glorious deep-green, leathery foliage, this delightful hardy shrub then produces long…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Lisianthius nigrescens

The blackest flower in the world! This rare and completely unique plant 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…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Black
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'

This hardy, clump forming, herbaceous perennial associates beautifully with grasses. Its dainty bell shaped blooms in summer are followed by dark inky-blue berries. Evergreen Lilyturf creates a spectacular feature plant in borders or containers, producing 60%…  More Info




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Physocarpus opulifolius 'Midnight'

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Midnight' is revered for its stunning dark purple foliage, which appears almost black. In summer, clumps of light pink flowers are produced, which contrast magnificently with the leaves. This Ninebark is brilliant at adding colour and…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Holly triflora var. kanehirae

Holly triflora var. kanehirae makes an unbeatable, evergreen hedge. Even in cold or costal conditions, the hardy shrub has a dense, branching habit that ensures both privacy and security. Ilex 'Impala' also looks attractive in borders, particularly when its pure white…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Plum 'Black Amber' (Mini Fruit Tree)

Often simply known as 'Williams', the fruits of this superb pear turn yellow as the flesh ripens. Pear 'Williams Bon Chretien' is an early fruiting variety producing large yellow non-gritty fruits with an excellent sweet and juicy flavour.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Tree

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Blackthorn (Hedging)

Prunus spinosa is better known as a Sloe or Blackthorn bush when naturalised in hedgerows. Blackthorn is named for it's small round black berries that are used to make Sloe gin and for the thorns which, along with dense foliage make the plant perfect for…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Beds
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Tree

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Sambucus nigra f. porphyrophylla 'Thundercloud'

This splendid dark-leaved Sambucus nigra porphyrophylla 'Thundercloud' is a popular Elder and has an RHS Award of Garden Merit. With unusual, fragrant red-pink summer flowers, which are replaced by shiny black elderberries, which the birds love in autumn, and…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Nemophila menziesii 'Pennie Black'

Here is an annual that's "as pretty as a picture". There is an incessant parade of sumptuous 2cm, rich deep purple to black flowers with - the master touch - a scalloped silvery-white edge. It has truly ground hugging habit (not unlike annual alyssum)…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Venidium fastuosum 'Jaffa Ice'

A dazzling blend of orange and white, I0cm (4in) blooms, like miniature sunflowers, all with a purple to black centre. An excellent border filler and container plant, easy to grow, with deeply lobed silver-green foliage. Flowers summer. Height: 60cm (24in)  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun


  • Longevity: Annual

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Holly crenata 'Convexa'

A fast-growing form of Japanese Holly that is often used for hedges, due to its glossy evergreen foliage and bushy habit. Foliage is dark green and makes an elegant backdrop to the flower garden or provide strong form in architectural gardens.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Large Patio Pot

This durable planter has punchable holes in the base making it ideal for a wide range of uses, and is embellished with an embossed trellis effect. Perfect for your patio displays and ideal for all bedding plants. Height: 30cm (12). Diameter: 39cm (15).  More Info




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Tamarix tetrandra

Originally from the Netherlands, Tamarix tetandra is a medium sized deciduous shrub or small tree with little green leaves, rather like needles. One of the most appealing aspects of this delightful shrub is its versatility. It will easily resist the worst of the British…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of august 2019