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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 July by…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • 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 achieve a…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • 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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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 sheltered site  More Info

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

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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 subsequent…  More Info

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

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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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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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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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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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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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Wallflower 'Winter Party'

The pick of the crop when it comes to perennial wallflowers! The deeply perfumed flowers are constantly changing colour with primrose, burnt orange and mauve shades.  More Info

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

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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 can…  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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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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Primrose 'Eternity Mixed'

Most bedding varieties struggle to pack a punch in the second year, yet 'Eternity' has enough inbuilt flower-power to bloom for at least three winters in a row.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • 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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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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Wallflower 'My Fair Lady Mixed'

A neat, uniform free flowering strain. Soft, fragrant colours; lemon, cream, gold, apricot, purple, pink, salmon, rose and mahogany. Height: 37-45cm (15-18in)  More Info

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

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Wallflower 'Tom Thumb Mixed'

Very wide colour range, excellent in small spaces, tubs, window boxes. Slightly later flowering  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • 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 '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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Wallflower 'Scarlet Bedder'

Sweetly fragrant scarlet flowers on dwarf sturdy plants. Just right for containers and beds, where space is limited or to underplant tall bulbs. Flowers spring. Height: 35-45cm (15-18in).  More Info

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

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Strawberry 'Elsanta'

The aromatic, glossy fruit of Strawberry 'Elsanta' offer an outstanding flavour - and these plants are two years old, which means that you will get 4-5 times more fruit in the first year than a standard strawberry plant. The vigorous dark green plants will produce large…  More Info

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

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Wallflower 'Dwarf Scented Mixed'

The best results don't always come out of the latest growing techniques. Sometimes the tried, tested, yet forgotten methods need bringing back to the fore. That's exactly what we've done with the addition of easy bareroot wallflowers to our catalogue. No need to start…  More Info

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

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Salvia sclarea var. turkestanica alba

A really choice border plant! Quickly becoming established, the many, strong erect stems are topped with plumes of white and lime-green bracts, which have a maroon underside. A superb plant to give colour balance to the garden. Although biennial, this salvia may be…  More Info

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

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Pansy & Dianthus Garden Ready Duo

Enjoy up to 7 months of colour and create vibrant bedding, border and container displays with this duo of garden ready plants. Our garden ready plants are selected for garden performance, straight from the nursery. We send them to you 'green' ahead of flowering (but…  More Info

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

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Verbascum olympicum

Every garden needs a plant that shouts 'look at me' so a Verbascum olympicum is a worthy contender. It will tolerate conditions that other plants would find hard to thrive in, such as hot and dry borders and poor soil and will quickly grow to 2 metres tall. The felted,…  More Info

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

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Dianthus barbatus 'Kaleidoscope Mixed'

Create an ever-changing kaleidoscope of colour with this striking mixture. Florets within each bloom change colour as the flower matures, from pink to bicolour to white producing a fabulous display in the garden as well as an attractive cut flower. Will flower in its…  More Info

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

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Wild Rocket 'Dragon's Tongue'

British breeding in the increasingly popular wild rocket. Spicy, traditional wild rocket flavour for salads, sandwiches or garnishes and bred to withstand our varying weather!  More Info

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

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