Our 'Perennial Flower Seed Collection' is a collection of 5 perennial flower seed varieties which will brighten your borders and beds throughout the summer. This collection makes a great gift, as the seed packets are in beautiful hand made boxed packaging. The recipient will be able to enjoy the vibrant colours and scents of these flowers year after year.
Lupin, Lavender, Salvia, Foxglove and Verbena Bonariensis are all included in this collection and full sowing and care instructions are featured on each seed packet within the collection box.
The varieties are detailed below and the links will take you to the individual seed packet detail for each variety.
Lupin - Russell 'The Pages' has magnificent vertical stems of carmine red blooms. This wonderful cottage garden favourite is ideal for adding height and structure to the back of perennial borders or as a feature in a large patio container. Easy to grow and undemanding they put on quite a show with the minimum of fuss as long as they have enough moisture when actively growing.
Lavender - 'French Lavender' has a fantastic intense fragrance and small purple flowers flowers topped with lilac -blue bracts or ear like tufts throughout summer. This variety has been cultivated for more than 400 years and is great to grow in containers or in mass plantings at the edge of paths or borders where their scent and colour last during their long summer flowering period.
Salvia - 'Rose Queen' bears tall spikes of rose-pink flowers which will provide your garden with a striking show of intense colour. It will flower the first year from an early sowing and is ideal for growing at the front of a sunny border, in containers or for cut flowers. Great for attracting wildlife like bees and butterflies to the garden.
Foxglove - 'Wild foxglove' or Digitalis Purpurea is a native European woodland plant and is therefore a popular and useful biennial for gardens with full or partial shade. Its tall spikes of beautiful rosy-purple bell shaped flowers look spectacular at the back of borders. The blooms are extremely attractive to bees, the inside of the tubular flower is sprinkled with distinctive dark spots and provides the bees with their own landing strip.
Verbena - Verbena bonariensis is a tall and elegant plant which produces sprays of fragrant purple flowers on slim delicate stalks. It works well in a number of garden settings, such as cottage and contemporary gardens and will add stature and structure to your border. It has a long flowering season, making it an ideal plant for low-maintenance gardens and herbaceous borders. It's also beneficial for attracting wildlife, particularly butterflies and has been awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit.