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Short Perennial Mix

Perennials will fill your borders with colour, grace and elegance for many years with the minimum of maintenance. Some will even flower in their first year. To help you make the most of your borders, we have grouped together varieties that can be sown in June or…  More Info

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

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Lychnis flos-cuculi 'Terry's Pink' (Marginal Aquatic)

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

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Rose Lily Grass

Quick and easy to grow, these new lily grass plug plants will certainly appeal to the impatient gardener! In just 6 weeks after planting, your plants will explode into colour and flower. Plants tend to flower prolifically as each plug contains more than 1 bulblet,…  More Info

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

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Perennial Flower Border Seed Collection (Short)

Perennials will fill your borders with colour, grace and elegance for many years with the minimum of maintenance. Some will even flower in their first year. To help you make the most of your borders, we have grouped together varieties by height to help you…  More Info

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

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Nicotiana sylvestris

This imposing half hardy annual has stout spikes bearing a cascading head of fragrant 3.5in long white blooms. It grows to a height of 90-120cm (36-48in) making it an excellent subject for the border. Occasionally a short lived perennial in a warm…  More Info

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

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Lobelia cardinalis 'Queen Victoria'

Showy and glorious, the scarlet flowers of Lobelia cardinalis 'Queen Victoria' bring a fabulous splash of colour to the garden in late summer. The dark maroon leaves are almost as eye catching as the flowers. Known as the Cardinal Flower, this short lived   More Info

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

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Salvia sclarea var. turkestanica

Scores of tall stems bearing many pink to white bracts and soft blue and white tiny flowers. Remaining spectacular, even in early autumn. Although biennial, this salvia may be treated as a short lived perennial if flowers are removed in second and…  More Info

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

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Meconopsis 'Lingholm'

This captivating short lived perennial is a 'must have'! From basal rosettes of hairy leaves rise tall stems bearing spectacular, single clear blue poppy flowers, up to 10cm (4) across. Meconopsis 'Lingholm' makes a stunning feature planted en masse in…  More Info

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

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Foxglove 'Dalmation White'

The upright stems of Foxglove 'Dalmation White' are crowded with elegant white trumpets with pretty spotted throats. The sturdy, uniform habit of this statuesque Foxglove looks magnificent in cottage gardens and wildlife borders. A short-lived perennial,  More Info

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

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Echinacea purpurea 'Little Magnus'

Echinacea 'Little Magnus' is such as easy plant to grow and care for. This particular cultivar is perfect for cottage garden borders as it's short, compact and clothed in flowers and because it's a hardy perennial you can look forward to the same display…  More Info

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

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Shasta Daisy 'Fair Lady'

The large, daisy-like flowers of Shasta Daisy 'Fair Lady' are delightfully frilly with a buttery yellow centre surrounded by a close ruff of short white petals and a fringe of longer ones. The flowers grow on tall stems and flower for several months, lasting well…  More Info

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

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Calceolaria 'Sunset Mixed'

Usually grown in the greenhouse or on a bright sunny windowsill. Three stunning colours including copper-orange and red, rich-red, yellow and scarlet. Bushy habit with lots of short stemmed flowers over a long period. Early sowing recommendedHeight: 15-20cm (6…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Beds
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Lupin 'Avalune Mixed'

An easy to grow annual lupin that flowers just 12 weeks after sowing. Short flower spikes have a sweet pea-like fragrance. Perfectly suited to growing at the front of borders in large patio containers.  More Info

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

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Lupin 'Avalune Lilac'

An easy to grow annual lupin that flowers just 12 weeks after sowing, continuing through to September if deadheaded. Short flower spikes have a sweet pea like fragrance. Ideal for sowing in large drifts.  More Info

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

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Pachysandra terminalis

Japanese Spurge is the perfect groundcover shrub, and is also ideal for growing in areas between trees and shrubs to stop the spread of weeds. This mat-forming evergreen perennial has interesting rosettes of green-toothed, glossy leaves which cluster at the tips…  More Info

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

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Nicotiana Duo

Collection comprises one packet each of: Sylvestris - this imposing half hardy annual has stout spikes bearing a cascading head of fragrant 3 1/2in long white blooms. It grows to a height of 90-120cm (36-48in) making it an excellent subject for the border. Occasionally…  More Info

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

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Wallflower 'Most Scented' Mix

Don't overlook wallflowers! This popular cottage garden favourite is currently enjoying a revival. Wallflower 'Most Scented Mix' is a wonderful blend of specially selected Erysimum, chosen for their fabulous fragrance. Versatile and undemanding, this tough perennial<…  More Info

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

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Lupin hartwegii 'Avalune Red-white'

Unlike larger perennial varieties this dwarf, hardy annual lupin has a more relaxed habit that is perfectly suited to growing at the front of borders and in large patio containers.  More Info

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

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Foxglove 'Dalmatian Mixed'

Imagine a foxglove you can use as a bedding annual! 'Dalmatianis long-flowering and multi-branching and will fill the garden with colour all summer - AND this stunning foxglove will flower again next year too!  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Biennial

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Alstroemeria 'Everest Canary Yellow'

You won't believe how easily you can create a tower of colour on your patio with this brand new way of growing Peruvian lilies. We've selected the very best, longstemmed cut flower varieties which 'knit' together to create a tall column of fabulous colour, and they just…  More Info

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

Just£19.99

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Alstroemeria 'Everest Blue Diamond'

You won't believe how easily you can create a tower of colour on your patio with this brand new way of growing Peruvian lilies. We've selected the very best, longstemmed cut flower varieties which 'knit' together to create a tall column of fabulous colour, and they just…  More Info

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

Just£19.99

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Alstroemeria 'Everest Pink Punch'

You won't believe how easily you can create a tower of colour on your patio with this brand new way of growing Peruvian lilies. We've selected the very best, longstemmed cut flower varieties which 'knit' together to create a tall column of fabulous colour, and they just…  More Info

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

Just£19.99

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Lobelia cardinalis 'Queen Victoria' (Marginal Aquatic)

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

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Verbascum 'Dark Eyes'




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Dianthus barbatus 'Excelsior Mixed'

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible.  More Info

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

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Eryngium giganteum 'Miss Willmott's Ghost'

A highly ornate border plant with heart-shaped basal foliage from which rise stems of many decorative steel-blue cones surrounded by a collar of prickly, scalloped leaves. During the summer the foliage transforms from mid green to silvery-grey. Wonderful for dried…  More Info

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

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Houttuynia cordata 'Flame' (Marginal Aquatic)

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

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Dianthus barbatus 'Mixed'

A cottage garden favourite with the sweetest perfume! Clusters of flowers in shades of white, pink and mauve are produced in summer on stiff upright stems. The fragrant blooms of Sweet William 'Messenger' are particularly attractive to bees and make a superb cut flower…  More Info

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

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Houttuynia cordata 'Flore Pleno' (Marginal Aquatic)

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

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Isolepis cernua (Oxygenating Aquatic)

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Ponds
  • Flower Colour: Brown
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Wallflower 'Bedding Mixed'

A special selection drawn from the widest colour range of the named varieties. Height: 38-45cm (15-18in)  More Info

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

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Dianthus barbatus 'Noverna Clown' F1 Hybrid

An eye-catching and unique colour combination! These large heads first open white, then the blooms change quickly to pink, purple and salmon shades whilst still retaining the occasional white flower. Sure to add interest to borders or to cut flower displays. Height: 40…  More Info

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

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Dianthus barbatus 'Summer Sundae'

This exclusive blend has been specially selected to flower in the first year from seed, a completely new and exciting concept for Sweet Williams. A fantastic mixture of lightly fragrant blooms to brighten up bedding and cottage gardens. Height: 45-60cm (18-24in).  More Info

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

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Dianthus barbatus 'Indian Carpet Mixed'

A dwarf compact variety with a very wide colour range and excellent for bedding. It can be treated either as a biennial or as a half hardy annual to produce flowers the same season usually in around 10 weeks from sowing. Flowers early summer. Height 6in.  More Info

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

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Dianthus barbatus nigrescens 'Sooty'

Supremely different to other Sweet Williams with 7cm (2 1/2in) fragrant blooms of deepest maroon-chocolate on red stems and mid green foliage which matures to metallic mahogany. Stunning cut flower and border plant. Height: 30-38cm (12-15in).  More Info

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

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Dianthus barbatus 'T&M Auricula-eyed Mixed'

Irresistible, sparkling, gay colours for the garden with a sweet, carnation-like fragrance. Everybody can grow them to perfection. They are excellent for cutting and last for a long time in water. Flowers late spring/early summer. Height 46cm (18in).  More Info

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

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