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A is for … seeds from Thompon and Morgan

by Diane - January 28th, 2013.
Filed under: Thompson and Morgan.

A is for … seeds from Thompon and Morgan

Achillea millefolium ‘Cassis’ – 1 packet (70 seeds)
Many stems with masses of attractive, intense cherry red flowers, over a very long period. ‘ Achillea Cassis is a first year flowering perennial, making an excellent border filler and cut flower. ‘

Achillea millefolium ‘Summer Pastels’ F2 Hybrid – 1 packet (90 seeds)
A completely new concept in hardy perennials. ‘ Achillea Summer Pastels is easy to grow, flowering in just 4 months from sowing and producing lots of flowers from spring to first frosts. ‘ The colour range of Achillea Summer Pastels is too wide to describe but includes cream, butter, lemon, all imaginable shades of salmon, orange, red, plus mustard, ochre, bronze, grey and beige, in fact, almost the complete spectrum of pastels. ‘ Suitable for border, pots, containers and even windowboxes, or as a flowering pot plant. ‘ Flowers can be used fresh or dried. ‘ Flowers spring to summer. ‘ Height: 60cm (2ft). ‘

Achillea ptarmica ‘Double Diamond’ – 1 packet (80 seeds)
Compact bushy plants are smothered with mainly double, dazzling white pom-pom flowers. ‘ Improved selection of this fabulous first-year-flowering hardy perennial, growing to 30cm (12in) in the first year and 80cm (32in) in the second. ‘ Ideal for the front and middle of borders, as ground cover or as low hedging where it will attract bees and other beneficial insects. ‘ Also makes a lovely cut or dried flower. ‘

Amberboa muricata – 1 packet (100 seeds)
Easy to grow annual which produces tall stems clothed with large, attractive, purple-mauve flowers, adding height to borders and ideal for cutting. ‘ Spectacular sown en-masse in drifts and will flower all summer long until the first night frosts of autumn. ‘

Agastache aurantiaca ‘Fragrant Mixed’ – 1 packet (60 seeds)
A truly amazing display of tall, brightly coloured spikes of tasselled florets appear to burst out like flames from the lanced and highly perfumed foliage. ‘ Very quick and easy to grow, this lovely perennial will enhance your borders and containers, whilst its balmy fragrance will attract insects away from your summer patio! Excellent first year flowering variety. ‘ Height: 50-60cm (20-24in). ‘

Achillea millefolium ‘Summer Berries’ F2 Hybrid – 1 packet (40 seeds)
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. ‘ Height: 60-75cm (24-30in). ‘

Agastache aurantiaca ‘Apricot Sprite’ – 1 packet (30 seeds)
Never before has flower power been experienced from a border plant of this kind. ‘ A staggering display of apricot spikes of tasselled florets, erupting like flames from the laced, richly fragrant foliage. ‘ Very quick growing, excellent in bedding, borders and containers. ‘ Bred and selected by T&M for its dwarf, compact habit, and was awarded a Fleuroselect Quality Mark. ‘ All this and it also flowers in its first year from seed. ‘

Antirrhinum nanum ‘Twinny Peach’ F1 Hybrid – 1 packet (30 seeds)
One of the best new antirrhinum introductions for many years, Antirrhinum Twinny Peach is the first dwarf double F1 Hybrid variety available. ‘ Compact, bushy plants with many branching stems produce stunning double blooms in breathtaking peach shades. ‘ The blooms are so double and tightly closed that bees are unable to enter, which prolongs the flowering period in the garden and adds to the outstanding garden performance of Antirrhinum Twinny Peach. ‘ Simply stunning planted in borders or containers. ‘

Aquilegia x hybrida ‘Green Apples’ – 1 packet (20 seeds)
The first green flowered Aquilegia with this spectacular Clematis-like flower formation. ‘ The buds open in a delightful lime-green shade, fading to a sumptuous apple-green before ageing to a gentle cream. ‘ Makes an interesting feature for borders. ‘

Aquilegia x hybrida ‘Firecracker’ – 1 packet (30 seeds)
Truly outstanding, with blazing, long-spurred blooms of contrasting orange-red and canary-yellow, complemented by blue-green foliage. ‘ Ideal planted en masse, turning borders into an explosion of colour. ‘