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8 July 2020

Grow-your-own seedling kits

Grow your own living tribute to the Anzacs with one of our Grow-your-own seedling kits. Developed exclusively for the Australian War Memorial by leading gardening supplier Mr Fothergill’s, these seedling kits are available in three different species.

The Grow-your-own Flanders Red Poppy seedling kit. It is a red-coloured plastic pot and paper packaging, with the words: ‘Poppy — Flanders Red’.

Flanders Red Poppy (Papaver rhoeas)

Found growing on the devastated battlefields of the First World War, the Flanders Red Poppy is widely recognised as a symbol of remembrance.

Buy the Flander Red Poppy seedling kit


The Grow-your-own Rosemary seedling kit. It is a teal-coloured plastic pot and paper packaging, with the words: ‘Rosemary — Remembrance’.

Rosemary (Salvia rosmarinus)

Believed to improve memory, Rosemary is also a symbol of remembrance. Sprigs of rosemary are traditionally worn on Anzac Day and Remembrance Day.

Buy the Rosemary seedling kit


The Grow-your-own Purple Poppy seedling kit. It is a purple-coloured plastic pot and paper packaging, with the words: ‘Anemone Purple Poppy — Animals in War’.

Purple Poppy (Anemone coronaria)

Known as the Animal Poppy, the Purple Poppy symbolises the deeds and sacrifices of animals in war.

Buy the Purple Poppy seedling kit


What's included

Each eco-friendly kit comes with everything you need, including:

  • 1 x pot (made from 100 per cent biodegradable bamboo fibre)
  • Soil pellets
  • 1 x sachet of seeds
  • Instruction leaflet, including planting advice.

Please note: These items are not available for delivery outside Australia.