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Pretty Pollinator Mix

Create beautiful beds and borders in your garden with this selection of bright and colourful annuals. Our special selection provides forage over a long season, from spring through to early autumn, making it an invaluable food source for bees and butterflies.  More Info

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

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Californian Poppy 'Summer Sorbet'

One of the best new colours to be introduced in recent years, with its mouth-watering combination of rose-pink outer petals, and a delicious creamy white centre. These dainty hardy annuals are tougher than they appear and positively thrive on poor, dry soils.<…  More Info

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

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Potentilla atrosanguinea var. argyrophylla

This clump forming Cinquefoil creates a mound of attractive, low growing foliage. Each leaf is divided into three distinct lobes, and covered in fine, silky hairs that forms a beautiful silvery sheen.  More Info

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

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Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Kobold'

For a stand out summer flower the gaillardia 'Kobold' really is exceptional. With a long flowering period from June to September you will be able to enjoy these beautiful big blooms for longer. Bright, bold and daring the gaillardia is at its best in dry, poor,  More Info

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

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Hypericum x moserianum 'Tricolor'

Hypericum x moserianum 'Tricolor' is a particularly low-growing variety of St. John's Wort, making for excellent, colourful ground cover. The hardy shrub's semi-evergreen foliage is easy to grow and requires little maintenance, even in poor conditions, but is…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of july 2019

Rosemary

Essential with roast lamb, the dark green aromatic foliage of rosemary has a multitude of culinary uses. This shrubby evergreen is ideal for a sunny herb garden and even survives in poor soils, requiring very little maintenance.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Iberis gibraltarica

For gardens with poor soil or in exposed coastal locations, Iberis gibraltarica, also known as 'Candytuft' is a nice option. It is native to North Africa and the only place in Europe where it grows wild is the Upper Rock Nature Reserve in Gibraltar, which…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of april 2019

Delosperma 'Sundella' Collection

A cheery collection of robust little ground cover plants that will thrive in the toughest conditions. Hot sun and poor soils present no problem at all to Delosperma 'Sundella' ? their fleshy foliage is perfectly adapted to store precious water reserves.  More Info

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

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Kale 'Dwarf Green Curled'

Kale Dwarf Green Curled produces dark, tightly curled leaves. Excellent quality, very cold hardy, Kale Dwarf Green Curled is good for difficult or windswept gardens or poor wet soils  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Containers

  • Longevity: Annual

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Rosemary

Essential with roast lamb, the dark green aromatic foliage of rosemary has a multitude of culinary uses. This shrubby evergreen is ideal for a sunny herb garden and even survives in poor soils, requiring very little maintenance. Height and spread: 150cm …  More Info

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

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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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Rocket 'Astra'

Taking the place of popular Skyrocket, Astra is both quicker to grow and more vigorous, even under poor weather and soil conditions. The serrated leaves have the traditional peppery taste.  More Info

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

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Achillea millefolium 'Cerise Queen'

Achillea millefolium 'Cerise Queen' has bright cerise pink flowers atop tall stems and aromatic and feathery foliage. A vigorous and low maintenance variety, it will create an explosion of late summer colour at the back of the herbaceous border. Thriving on even poor…  More Info

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

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Californian Poppy 'Monarch Mixed' (Sow Clear)

A regal mix of semi-double and single blooms in cerise, carmine, red, orange and yellow. These dainty hardy annuals are tougher than they appear and positively thrive on poor, dry soils.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Annual

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Cistus x pulverulentus 'Sunset'

Cistus x pulverulentus 'Sunset', sometimes called 'Rock Rose' or 'Sun Rose' is a superb plant for gardens with poor and dry condition soil. It has grey-green evergreen foliage and from June until August bright pink, tissue-paper flowers emerge, lasting for…  More Info

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

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Genista lydia

This dwarf Lydian Broom is a real gem, winning the RHS Award of Garden Merit for its lovely flowers and easy-to-grow habits. So even if you are gardening on poor, sandy soil, don't despair, this is just the plant for you! Genista lydia has arching stems…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of july 2019

Californian Poppy 'Fruit Crush'

A captivating mixture of upward facing blooms in a bold blend of citrus and berry shades. These dainty hardy annuals are tougher than they appear and positively thrive on poor, dry soils. The papery flowers attract bees and hoverflies, and make excellent,…  More Info

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

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Californian Poppy 'Jelly Beans'

Fully double blooms in a vibrant colour range glisten above a mass of feathery blue-green foliage. These dainty hardy annuals are tougher than they appear and positively thrive on poor, dry soils. The papery flowers attract bees and hoverflies, and make…  More Info

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

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Californian Poppy 'Monarch Mixed'

A regal mix of semi-double and single blooms in cerise, carmine, red, orange and yellow. These dainty hardy annuals are tougher than they appear and positively thrive on poor, dry soils. The papery flowers attract bees and hoverflies, and make excellent,…  More Info

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

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Hypericum calycinum

Hypericum calycinum is a low-growing, ground-covering shrub needing virtually no maintenance. Also known as the Rose of Sharon, and popular throughout the UK, it grows almost anywhere - from fertile, moist soil to poor, dry conditions and even deep shade!…  More Info

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

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Cauliflower 'Boris' F1 Hybrid

We've selected Cauiliflower Boris F1 to withstand all weather conditions under all levels of care in any type of soil! If you're new to cauliflower growing or have had poor results in the past Cauliflower Boris is for you!  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot

  • Longevity: Annual

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Cauliflower 'Boris' F1 Hybrid

This really is a gardener-friendly variety. Vigorous root systems support healthy plant growth and erect foliage formation for a tidy, manageable crop. Cauliflower Boris F1 will grow in any soil type and will withstand whatever the British weather can throw at it…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot

  • Longevity: Annual

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Buddleja davidii 'Black Knight'

Buddleja davidii 'Black Knight' produces rich indigo-blue scented flowers at the tops of the stems. This easy to grow shrub is drought resistant and thrives on neglect, as well as attracting wildlife to the garden. Height and Spread: 2.5m (8.2).  More Info

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

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despatch by end of august 2019

Helianthemum 'Ben Fhada'

Helianthemum 'Ben Fhada' or 'Block Rose' provides rich yellow flowers with deep golden centres. These blooms contrast dramatically with the plant's silvery-green leaves. This beautiful hardy shrub flowers between May and July. Prune it after flowering and you'll be…  More Info

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

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Sarracenia species 'New Hybrids Mixed'

Strikingly attractive pitcher plants which give no outward hint of their unusual dietary habits! They attract insects with their enticing scent, alluring colours and the promise of a nectar-like secretion on the lip of the 'pitcher'. A slippery footing on the bloom's…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Arabis caucasica 'Snowcap'

Hundreds of pure white, sweetly scented flowers smother this dainty alpine perennial in spring. Arabis caucasica 'Snowcap' forms tidy cushions of evergreen, grey-green foliage and its spreading habit makes it perfect for rock gardens, wall crevices, patio containers or…  More Info

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

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Rudbeckia hirta 'Cherry Brandy'

When Thompson & Morgan first introduced Rudbeckia 'Cherry Brandy?, it took the plant world by storm. This stunning cultivar is the world?s first red Rudbeckia, and has gained huge popularity with UK gardeners.  More Info

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

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despatch by end of june 2019

Achillea millefolium 'Summer Berries' F2 Hybrid

An easy to grow, first year flowering perennial, Achillea Summer Berries is ideal for adding a sumptuous mixture of fruity colours to borders. Achillea Summer Berries makes an excellent cut or dried flower, as well as attracting bees and butterflies to your garden.…  More Info

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

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Gaillardia 'Spintops'

Commonly known as the Blanket Flower, and for good reason. These low, mounding, herbaceous perennials create seamless ground cover in beds and borders, flowering constantly throughout summer if deadheaded. Gaillardia ?Spintops? is a 3 colour mix of a particularly…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of may 2019

Caragana arborescens 'Walker' (Standard)

Caragana arborescens ?Walker? is a splendid dwarf tree with a stiffly weeping habit. The small, rounded leaves produce have delicate appearance that forms a light, airy canopy. Bright yellow, pea-like flowers decorate the stems from late spring and into early summer,…  More Info




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Hypericum 'Gemo'

St. John's Wort is perhaps best known for its medicinal properties; in tablet form, it allieviates depression and increases resilience. It should come as no surprise, therefore, that Hypericum 'Gemo' is an exceptionally durable variety that can tolerate both shade and…  More Info

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

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Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Sun'

The Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun' brings a blaze of summertime colour to your garden, whatever the weather is doing. These fiery orange, red and yellow daisy flowers provide a constant blanket of bold, bright colour right though the summer months and continuing well into…  More Info

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

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Californian Poppy 'Butter Bush'

Easy to grow - just throw and sow! Perfect filler for sunny borders, these buttery yellow, single to semi- double flowers look fabulous sown in large drifts of colour or in patio containers. Drought tolerant and very free flowering  More Info

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

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Californian Poppy 'Peach Sorbet'

Very free-flowering double to semi-double blooms in a mouth watering combination of soft peachy-pink with a hint of cream sitting neatly above the deep green ferny foliage. Ideal sown as drifts of colour, flowering all summer in borders  More Info

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

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Californian Poppy 'Cherry Swirl'

Glorious, bright cherry-red, double to semi-double blooms with a contrasting yellow eye, sit neatly above attractive bluish green fern like foliage. Fresh from Thompson & Morgan's own breeding programme 'Cherry Swirl' performs well no matter the weather and is easy to…  More Info

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

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Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun'

Tough as old bootsis one way we've heard gaillardia described! They almost thrive on neglect and love hot, dry conditions. A true perennial - they'll flower all summer and again next year too  More Info

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

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