Dobies new vegetable and flower seeds

The international suppliers of flower and vegetable seeds, bedding, bulbs, fruit bushes, trees and horticultural tools have launched their new 2024 seed range.

Cosmos ‘Apricot Lemonade’
Cosmos ‘Apricot Lemonade’

The new range includes a varieties of flowers and vegetables to deliver colour, interest, scent and taste, whilst also being of interest to wildlife. According to Dobies, there’s something for growers of all experience levels and for all plot sizes.

Highlights of the new range include;

  • Cosmos ‘Apricot Lemonade’ – hailed as a breakthrough by Thompson & Morgan’s own breeding programme, this cosmos is a soft shade of apricot with a mauve-pink ring around the centre flower. Flowers all summer long, height 50-70cm, spread 40cm.
  • Sunflower Pro Cut ‘White Lite’ F1 – is a sophisticated new colour innovation in sunflowers. Soft, creamy-yellow blooms with a gold/green centre, each fabulous flower measures 12-15cm across. Bred to offer perfect vase specimens, these single-stemmed plants have strong, tall stems bearing pollen-free blooms.
  • Spring Onion ‘Marksman’ (Bunching Onion) – British bred, quality salad onion which is good for autumn and spring/summer cropping. Straight stems with a mild taste, ideal to enjoy raw. ‘Marksman’ grows with a vigorous root system resulting in strong, upright leaves and increased resistance to disease.

Full range of the 2024 Dobies seed range can be viewed on their blog.