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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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Geranium 'Reach Out'

Full of F1 vigour, this new series of ivy-leaf Geraniums makes a superb summer display! Compact plants extend their trailing stems over the sides of containers, baskets and window boxes. Geranium ?Reach Out? has a superb, branching habit and short internodes,…  More Info

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

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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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despatch by end of may 2019

Meconopsis 'Lingholm'

This short lived, hardy perennial cannot be beaten for sheer elegance and beauty. The Meconopsis grandis 'Lingholm' really will delight all who see its florid display. From basal rosettes of hairy leaves rise tall stems, which have a single, clear, perfect, blue…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • 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 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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Delphinium grandiflorum 'Delfix Duo'

Delphinium grandiflorum 'Delfix Duo' is very different to the tall, traditional types. This lower growing species produces loose spikes of flowers above attractive, finely cut foliage, reaching just 40cm (16) high. Although a relatively short lived perennial, it…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of may 2019

Ajuga tenorii 'Princess Nadia'

Ajuga tenorii 'Princess Nadia' is a recent introduction that looks as majestic as the name implies! The new shoots boast deep pink foliage, fading to variegated pale green and gold as they mature. This showy variety is repeat flowering, producing short spikes of…  More Info

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

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Hemerocallis Collection

This colourful Hemerocallis Collection is a fabulous re-blooming variety that will begin to flower early in the season and produce further flushes throughout next summer. Like all Daylilies, the individual flowers are short lived, but the blooms of daylilies can…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2019

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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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 woodlands,…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of march 2019

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 with   More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • 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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Verbascum 'Dark Eyes'




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despatch by end of april 2019

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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Wallflower 'Artist Paintbox'

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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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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despatch by end of september 2019

Dianthus barbatus 'Sweet Mixed'

Here's an innovation; a Sweet William that will flower in the same summer as it's planted! Easy to grow and quick to flower, blooms are richly fragrant and spectacularly colourful too!  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • 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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Hemerocallis 'Strawberry Candy'

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

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Wallflower 'Sunset Mixed' F1 Hybrid - Kew Collection Seeds

The first ever F1 Hybrid Wallflower! Attractive dwarf, bushy uniform plants with hybrid vigour makes Sunset Mixed perfect for adding to autumn containers. A colourful range of flowers appear in early spring, filling the air with their delightful Wallflower fragrance.…  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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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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Hemerocallis Breeders Mix

  • 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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