Thomson & Morgan's best new plants

Dahlia 'Black Beauty' The first black Dahlia from seed is available to growers and gardeners for 2009. T&M bred.

Antirrhinum 'Bronze Dragon' - The T&M-bred Fleuroselect Quality Mark-winning plant has one of the darkest shades of foliage for the genus.

Nasturtium 'Cobra' - Another T&M-bred variety, N. 'Cobra' won a Fleuroselect Novelty Mark Award in 1999 but only now has enough seed been produced to make the dark-foliaged, red-flowered plant commercially viable as world exclusive. It is T&M's flower of the year 2009 at £1.99 for 30 seeds.

Begonia 'Scentsation Mixed' F1 hybrid - The first scented begonia from seed, B. 'Aromantics' was awarded Best New Plant at the 2007 Garden Retail Awards. T&M has now introduced the world-exclusive 'Scentsation Mixed', an equally fragrant variety from seed. It costs £2.29 for 50 seeds.

Mayan Queen and Mayan Twilight - Potatoes bred by Scottish Crop Research Institute with Greenvale AP.

Tomato Cherrola F1 Hybrid - T&M's vegetable of the year 2009 and one of 44 new T&M seed vegetable types, at £2.69 for 10 seeds.


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