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New Flower Seeds

New Flower Seed for 2016

As part of our customer service we are always looking for exciting or unusual new seeds on a regular basis, all of these  are consolidated into our website as they become available but we like to highlight them in this section. Although these new seeds appear within each category, the following is a growing and working list of all new items for the coming season.

 

This section will be regularly updated as new seeds come in.

Abutilon Giant Flowered Mixed

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New for 2016!

Chinese Hat Plant - Mixed Colours 10 seeds

An excellent conservatory plant with a larger, looser habit than F1 Bella. Flowers in attractive veined mixed shades to 90cm. Tough plants that will tolerate a very mild frost so useful in cold conservatories.

Asphodeline Yellow Candle

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New for 2016!

Yellow Asphode 10 seeds

A Border perennial with yellow star-shaped flowers, on tall spikes, appearing over clumps of grass-like foliage in late Spring. 1m - best grown in sandy well drained soil in full sun.

Callistemon viminalis "Little John"

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New for 2016!

Dwarf Weeping Bottle Brush Pkt җ

Viminalis is a cultivated weeping form of Bottle Brush but also reasonably hardy for milder areas. The seed is small but not difficult to grow and you should have a flowering plant in the second year if sown early. Little John only grows to 1.5m making an excellent pot plant for an unheated conservatory if not planted out..

Cryptostegia grandiflora

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New for 2016!

Rubber Vine  10 seeds  

A very pretty and fast growing sub shrub with lilac Allamanda like flowers native to Madagascar. The tubular portion is tinged with a deeper pink. Flowers are about 5cm across. The irritating sap used to be harvested in India for quality latex rubber. Left as a stand alone plant it forms a shrub to 6ft but if given support turns into a rambling climber.

Dianthus chinensis Dancing Geisha

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Dancing Geisha 20 seeds җ җ җ

This unusual upright clump forming dianthus with stiff grey green leaves produces clove scented flowers that have the appearance of shredded material, dancing gracefully on the slightest breeze. In a mix of colours including lilac, pink and white shades. Flowers June-August. Height 30cm

Echeveria Peacockii

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Echeveria aprx 20 seeds

A tender perennial Mexican echeveria with a ground hugging 5" rosette of almost luminous fleshy blue-green leaves heavily dusted with silver.  A calf high flower stem arises from the rosette's centre in early summer, terminating in a cluster of red flowers. The blooms attract hummingbirds in its native habitat. Prefers full sun and a well drained compost disliking cold and damp. Water sparingly in summer and keep dry in winter and an unusual windowsill house plant.

Musa arunachalensis

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New for 2016!

Himalayan Banana 10 seeds

A recently discovered wild species of ornamental fruiting banana from north east India. It is dwarf growing with attractive maroon splashed leaves and bright orange bracts. Be one of the first to grow this in cultivation!

Robinia pseudoacacia

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New for 2016!

Black Locust 20 seeds

A North American deciduous tree the Robinia pseudoacacia or commonly known as black locust, grows well in our British climate and was introduced to Europe in 1601. The tree has pale green lush foliage turning a good yellow in autumn. In June it supports large pendulous bunches of pea like fragrant white flowers attractive to bees.

Wercklea ferox

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Hibiscus ferox 10 seeds

An unusual sparsely branching, hairy shrub eventually to about 4 m tall but much shorter when pot grown with attractive, large rounded corrugated leaves and spectacular bright red leaf and vein shoots. Native to rain and cloud forests from Panama to Ecuador up to 3000 m, it is adaptable and easily grown in a warm temperate greenhouse or conservatory.

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Symbol Codes

Germination -- Easy Moderate and Challenging

Backlog for Fresh Seed Flavour

Hardiness - To -5°C җ To -10°C җҗ Fully Hardy җҗҗ

Needs Shady Position Sunny Position Water Loving