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Brighten up your patio with container plants - they're perfect for making the most of the space in your garden, walls and fences.


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Magnolia 'Red Lucky' (Patio Standard)

Magnolia 'Hong yur'

Often flowering twice a year, Magnolia 'Red Lucky' Patio Standard makes a superb specimen plant. The white petals, flushed on the outside with deep pink markings, appear in spring and again in late summer. This exceptional deciduous magnolia requires little maintenance making it ideal for growing in a large container on the patio or as part of a decorative border display. Height and spread: 180cm (71").

Culinary note: The young flowers, once separated, can be pickled and then used either on their own as a treat or in salads. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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Trachelospermum jasminoides

Star Jasmine, Confederate Jasmine, Jasmine trachelospermum

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Although Trachelopsermum jasminoides is not of the Jasmine family, it is often confused as such for its common name of Star Jasmine. This elegant evergreen climber bears thousands of pure white, star-shaped flowers throughout summer on twining woody stems. The glossy, evergreen foliage forms the perfect backdrop for its dramatic blooms which perfume the air with an irresistible, sweet fragrance. A stunning addition to a scented patio garden or grown against a sheltered wall for a truly glamorous display. Height and spread: 3m (9').
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Buddleja 'Buzz®' Collection

Buddleja davidii

  • World's first patio buddleja
  • Loved by butterflies and bees
A new twist on a much-loved garden favourite, 'Buzz®' is the world's first patio buddleja! These attractive, compact plants are loved by bees and butterflies, but won't take over your garden. Buddleja 'Buzz®' is easy to grow and problem-free with a super long-flowering period. Perfectly proportioned for patio pots and smaller gardens. Height and spread: 120cm (47”).

Collection comprises the following varieties:
Buddleja 'Buzz® Sky Blue'
Buddleja 'Buzz® Velvet'
Buddleja 'Buzz® Indigo'

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Pansy 'Matrix™ Mixed'

Viola x wittrockiana

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  • Colour throughout winter and spring
  • 100% bigger, better and stronger than Pansy 'Universal'

This vibrant blend has been specially bred for their excellent branching habit and super size flowers; and the results speak for themselves! The compact sturdy stems hold their vibrant flower heads high, whatever the weather brings to ensure your garden is filled with colour. Easy to grow, Pansy 'Matrix Mixed' is the perfect plant for all your containers and bedding displays. Height and spread: 23cm (9").


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. The crystallised petals are great decorations for cakes and cookies, or they can be added straight to green salads for an injection of colour. For more details about edible flowers click here.

 

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Hardy Geranium Collection

Hardy Geranium, Cranesbill

A cottage garden classic - easy to grow and perfect for beginner gardeners. As hardy perennials they have a spreading habit, ideal for weed suppressing ground cover as well as abundant blooms throughout summer.

This collection comprises of 1 bare root plant each of the following varieties.

'Sanguineum' – The county flower of Northumberland! This hardy variety is decorated with vivid magenta flowers during the summer months and once established will continually brighten up perennial borders.
'Sanguineum Album' – A pure white variety of the bloody cranesbill that will brighten up your garden with flushes of the delicate flowers throughout summer.
'Sanguineum Canon Miles' – a delightful herbaceous perennial that will produce an abundance of pale pink flowers, with dark veins and a lighter centre to cheer up summer borders.
'Himalayense' – growing as a compact low mat of dense foliage makes this variety a great weed-beater, with light blue flowers in summer, each with a white "eye" at the centre.
'Sanguineum Max Frei' – the dark green foliage forms a compact low mound , serving as a background for the beautiful magenta flowers which appear from late spring.
'Sanguineum New Hampshire' – a great choice for massed planting of these hardy cottage garden favourites. Quick to grow and fill the available space with its dense foliage, to be later topped with stunning, veined magenta flowers to inject a touch of drama to your border.
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Polyanthus eliator 'Crescendo® Mixed' F1 Hybrid

Primula, Oxlip

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  • T&M Recommends
  • Polyanthus are a majestic spring container choice

Give your garden a dose of springtime magic and banish the winter gloom. Polyanthus 'Crescendo®' paints a rainbow of colour with its large blooms in bright colours making bold splashes in pots, window boxes and borders.The flowers are long-lasting, fragrant and produced in abundance upon strong stems which are held above neat rosettes of foliage. With excellent winter hardiness and superior disease resistance, you can expect repeat performances year after year. By far the best bedding polyanthus available.

 

Culinary note: Primula flowers are edible.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Try the sweet tasting petals on top of salads or even pancakes, crystallise them for use as cake decorations too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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Wallflower 'Most Scented' Mix

Erysimum, Cheiranthus

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  • The most scented wallflower
Don't overlook wallflowers! This popular cottage garden favourite is currently enjoying a revival. Wallflower 'Most Scented Mix' is a wonderful blend of specially selected Erysimum, chosen for their fabulous fragrance. Versatile and undemanding, this short lived perennial tends to be grown as a biennial, and is tough enough to cope in even the poorest of soils. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

Culinary note: The tender young shoots can be cooked and eaten as a vegetable. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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Tulip 'Everlasting' Mixture

Tulipa

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  • Best In Class for perennial tulips - click here for details
Tulip 'Everlasting Mixture' will come back year after year just as strongly as your favourite perennials! Sturdy and colourful, these magnificent tulips begin to bloom in early April, and with superb weather resistance they will continue for longer than most garden varieties. The bold colours and strong upright stems make this mix particularly good for cutting. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 15cm (6"). Bulb size: 11/12.

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Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. However,some people have had strong allergic reactions to Tulip flowers. If touching them causes a rash, numbness etc. then Tulip flowers should not be eaten. For more details about edible flowers click here.

 

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Primrose 'World's Most Scented Mix'

Primula

- The best ever fragrance mix
- Citrus and honey fragrance
- Colour throughout winter and spring

 

Let the sweet citrus scent and the fresh colour mix of these gorgeous primroses transport you into spring. Primrose 'Worlds Most Scented Mix' is our best ever selection of fragrant primroses in a range of bright, cheery colours that will look fabulous planted among your spring bulbs. Grow some in a pot by the back door to really enjoy their perfume. Height and spread: 20cm (8").

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Try the sweet tasting petals on top of salads or even pancakes, crystallise them for use as cake decorations too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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Narcissus 'Miniature Mixed'

Daffodil

This sunny mix of dwarf narcissus are compact and free flowering - Perfectly proportioned for even the smallest of gardens! Undemanding and easy to grow, they are ideal for borders, rockeries, and containers for a sunny windowsill; or grow them in bold drifts naturalised in grass. The neat trumpets in all shades of yellow make these dainty narcissus flowers excellent for cutting. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 10cm (4"). Bulb size: 08/10.

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Crocus 'T&M Mix'

For a sparkling spring show, these colourful crocuses are hard to beat. Perfect for planting in rockeries, naturalising in grass, or growing in large groups beneath trees and shrubs. Just scatter a handful of bulbs and plant them where they fall for a really natural effect. For a more compact display grow crocus in containers or window boxes where you can appreciate their jewel like flowers. Height: 10cm (4"). Spread: 5cm (2"). Bulb size: 7/8.

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Gardenia jasminoides 'Kleim's Hardy'

Cape Jasmine

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Exotic single white blooms with an intoxicating fragrance that is simply divine. Gardenia 'Kleim's Hardy' is the first of its kind that can be grown outdoors all year round. Its glossy evergreen foliage provides the perfect backdrop for the exquisite blooms in summer. A beautiful, compact shrub for sheltered borders and containers. Height and spread: 90cm (36").

Culinary note: Use these extremely fragrant blooms in jams and preserves or add to cakes for extra flavour. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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