Hedychium gardnerianum

Hedychium gardnerianum Ginger Lily From the Himalayas of northern India, this gorgeous and stately plant is the hardiest of the genus. An upright, handsome species with ornamental, lance-shaped, greyish-green leaves, it bears in late summer dense cylindrical racemes of exotic, extravagantly beautiful, very fragrant, butterfly-like, Orchid-like even, lemon-yellow flowers with…

Mirabilis viscosa

Mirabilis viscosa From South America comes this interesting plant with strong stems with hairy, fleshy, pointed, heart-shaped leaves and bearing racemes of funnel-shaped, purple, pink, red or white flowers. These have a little party trick for your amusement: when the seeds are ripe, the calyx turns brown, enlarges, and is…

Tithonia rotunifolia ‘Torch’

Titonia rotunifolia 'Torch' Mexican Sunflower A  native Mexico it grows to 6 ft. or more, but here will only reach 3-4 ft. They form large, compact plants and produce their single, Dahlia-like flowers very freely from July to October.  Seeds from Chiltern Seeds. Ten seeds sowed into coir pots. Genus:…

Spinach Beet

Spinach Beet Perpetual Spinach 2016 Seed sowing starts today. Seed Sowing Sowing Date 25/03/216 Supplier Mr Fothergills Plant Type annual Sowing Medium Modules Plant Spacing 20cm Row Spacing 20cm /* Here you can add custom CSS for the current table */ /* Lean more about CSS: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cascading_Style_Sheets */ /* To…

2016 Seed Order

CHINESE CABBAGE PE ­TSAI, LEEK GIGANTE D'INVERNO ONION VALENCIANA TARDIVA Red Onion ‘Tropea Rossa Lunga’ ­ Allium cepa MIXED CHILLI PACK MAIS SWEETCORN ZUCCHERINO PEA PICCOLO PROVENZALE TOMATO ROMA VF CARROT TOUCHON SUNFLOWER RED SUN DELPHINIUM CALENDULA DOPPIA FIESTA NASTURTIUM EDIBLE FLOWERS FOR THE KITCHEN COSMOS BIPINNATUS TUSCAN SALAD MIX…