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Container Plants


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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Buddleja 'Buzz'™ Collection

Buddleja davidii

  • Unique triple award winner
  • 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. Please click on the product name to view the individual variety:
Buddleja 'Buzz™ Sky Blue'
Buddleja 'Buzz™ Candy Pink'
Buddleja 'Buzz™ Ivory'

Useful links:

How to grow Buddleja Buzz™

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    • 3 buddleja jumbo plug plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £13.99

Buddleja 'Buzz® Sky Blue'

Buddleja davidii, Buddleia, Butterfly Bush

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  • T&M exclusive breeding
  • The best plant to attract butterflies to your garden
  • Dwarf patio buddleja - won't take over your garden
  • 15cm (6in) flowers the size of usual buddlejas, but plants are half the size

These attractive, compact plants are loved by bees and butterflies, but won't take over your garden. Buddleja 'Buzz® Sky Blue' is easy to grow and smothered with blooms all summer long. Perfectly proportioned for patio pots and smaller gardens. Height and spread: 120cm (47").

Useful links:

How to grow Buddleja Buzz®


SPECIAL OFFER - To get your buddleja for FREE*, simply add your plant to your order and use order code TNS466Z in your shopping basket.

Please note that this offer is limited to one plant per order at this special price. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or with promotional vouchers. Hurry, offer ends midnight Sunday 26th June or while stock lasts. *P&P charges will apply.

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    • 1 buddleja jumbo plug plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
    • FREE* with order code TNS466Z  
    • £7.99

Fuchsia 'Giants Collection'

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  • T&M's best value fuchsias

Turbo-charged trailing fuchsias, that are guaranteed to give a stunning display. Giant frilled flowers of up to 10cm (4") across are produced throughout summer. The enormous blooms will leave your baskets, window boxes, Flower Pouches™ and containers literally dripping in a carnival of colour. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

  • Collection comprises:
  • Fuchsia ‘Bella Rosella’ - Double blooms in shades of pink hang from cascading stems.
  • Fuchsia ‘Bicentennial’ - Flamboyant, frilly blooms in an unusual shade of orange.
  • Fuchsia 'Cecile' - Wide double flowers up to 6cm (2.5") across in shades of pink and lavender dangle from gently cascading stems.
  • Fuchsia 'Deep Purple' - Giant, sculptured flowers in a rich deep purple colour.
  • Fuchsia 'Wendy's Beauty' - Beautiful lilac-pink blooms that will cascade over the edges of your baskets.

Culinary note: Add the beautiful coloured flowers to salads, crystallise them for a sweet garnish or add them to jellies for an extra splash of colour. For more details about edible flowers click here.


Useful links:

Read more on our blog: Choosing the right plants for your garden
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    • 5 fuchsia Postiplug plants + snips

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    • £7.99
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    • 5 fuchsia Postiplug plants - 1 of each variety

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    • 10 fuchsia Postiplug plants - 2 of each variety

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    • 20 fuchsia Postiplug plants - 4 of each variety

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    • 100 fuchsia Postiplug plants - 20 of each variety

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    • £139.80 £59.99
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Fuchsia 'Hardy Collection'

Fuchsia 'Delta's Sarah', Fuchsia 'Shrimp Cocktail', Fuchsia 'Dollar Princess'

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This collection of outstanding hardy fuchsias makes a colourful addition to containers and borders. Compact and bushy, they will flower non-stop from early summer to autumn, growing in stature with the passing years. Height and spread: 90cm (36").

  • Collection comprises:
  • Fuchsia 'Shrimp Cocktail' - A fusion of marbled hot pink petals with a candy blush; each bloom totally unique and almost luminous against the dark foliage.
  • Fuchsia 'Dollar Princess' - This upright bushy RHS AGM variety bears a profusion of double purple blooms with contrasting cerise pink sepals.
  • Fuchsia 'Delta's Sarah' - A beautiful bush variety that produces a succession of supremely weather resistant, unusual coloured blue flowers, up 6cm (2½") in diameter.

Useful links:

How to grow fuchsias 


Culinary note: Add the beautiful coloured flowers to salads, crystallise them for a sweet garnish or add them to jellies for an extra splash of colour. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 6 fuchsia Postiplug plants - 2 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
    • SAVE *£3.99  
    • £13.98 £9.99
    • 9 fuchsia Postiplug plants - 3 of each variety

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    • £20.97 £11.99
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Tree Lily® Collection

Lilium, Oriental Lily

  • 8ft tall in 2 years
  • One bulb produces up to 30 trumpet blooms
  • Fantastic, sweet and fresh fragrance
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Tree lilies® are the breathtaking result of years of painstaking breeding; these incredible varieties of oriental lily can grow as tall as 2.5m (8ft) in two years. One single Tree Lily® bulb can produce up to thirty 20cm (8”) trumpet blooms and will take on a shrub-like appearance over the years.

The sturdy stalks are almost 5cm (2”) thick, so they won't need supporting and the foliage remains lush all season. It couldn't be easier. Grow them through shrubs in borders, against walls and fences, or in large pots for the patio, and let them look after themselves. Height: 2.5m (8’). Spread: 60cm (24”).

  • Collection comprises:
  • Tree Lily® ‘Yellow Rocket’ - Silken yellow petals fade to creamy white edges.
  • Tree Lily® ‘Starburst’ - Shimmering gold, perfumed blooms are flushed with crimson red.
  • Tree Lily® ‘Pink Explosion’ - Sumptuous backward curving, pink petals and an exquisite fragrance to match.

Useful links:

How to grow bulbs, corms and tubers

Gardening news: Top 10 best-selling plants of 2012

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    • 9 top-size Tree Lily® bulbs - 3 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 18 top size Tree Lily® bulbs - 6 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £19.99

Foxglove 'Illumination Pink'

Digitalis

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  • Winner of Plant of the Year 2012 - RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Best new product at the Anglian Business Awards, Best new product at the Garden Retail awards
  • T&M's own breeding

Thought to be an impossible hybridisation, this is the most spectacular foxglove you will have ever seen! Parentage from the little-known Isoplexis (Canary Island Foxglove) gives this exciting new Digitalis its fabulous tropical colouring. Being completely sterile Foxglove ‘Illumination’ won’t set seed, giving it an incredibly long flowering period. Unlike most foxgloves which are generally biennial, this half-hardy semi-evergreen is a true perennial so you will be able to enjoy its flowers for years to come. The exotic looking blooms are densely packed on sturdy stems, with many side branches, making a striking addition to summer borders. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18").

Useful links:

'Impossible' Foxglove named Plant of the Year at RHS Chelsea Flower Show
Gardening news: Top 10 best-selling plants of 2012
Read Michael Perry's blog: Futuristic Foxgloves

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    • 1 x 9cm potted foxglove plant

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    • £14.99
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    • 2 x 9cm potted foxglove plants

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Lavender 'Munstead'

Lavandula angustifolia, English Lavender

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This neat, compact variety of English lavender bears masses of dark purple-blue flower spikes. The fragrant stems of Lavender 'Munstead' are ideal for cutting or drying, and the nectar-rich flowers are particularly attractive to bees. Lavender makes an excellent low hedge or path edging where the perfume can be appreciated as you brush past the aromatic evergreen foliage. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 60cm (24").

 

Culinary note: Lavender flowers are edible.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Useful links:

Gardening news: Top 10 evergreen shrubs

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    • 6 lavender plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £5.99
    • 24 lavender plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £9.99

Lavatera x clementii 'Barnsley Baby'

  • Customer favourite
A dwarf version of a cottage garden favourite! Compact and floriferous, Lavatera 'Barnsley Baby' is perfect for patio containers and small gardens. The well branched habit and racemes of saucer-shaped, soft pink blooms will certainly draw the attention of your neighbours - as well as the bees and butterflies in your garden! Once established this tough little mallow needs little maintenance and will even tolerate short periods of drought. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 60cm (24").

Powerliner® plugs are well established, mature plugs which can be potted on or can be planted straight into the border or containers. Each plug module is 6.5cm in diameter.

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    • 1 x 7cm potted lavatera plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
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    • £11.99
    • 3 x 7cm potted lavatera plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
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    • £19.99
    • 6 x 7cm potted lavatera plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
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    • £71.94 £29.99

Buddleja 'Buzz™ 3 in 1'

Buddleja, Buddleia, Butterfly Bush

A new twist on a much-loved garden favourite, Our colour series of Buddeja '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. Now for the first time you can give pollinators a treat with a compact Buddleja plant that gives them 3 flower colours to choose from, seemingly on the same plant! Supplied as 3 plants in 1 single container, each will grow in harmony and produce a compact bush with fragrant, indigo, ivory and candy pink flower spikes!

All colours varieties in the Buddleja 'Buzz&trade' series are garden friendly; staying compact and flowering for a long summer period without setting seed, meaning the flowers just keep on coming without risk of rogue plants popping up all over the garden, as is normal with standard varieties.

Buddleja 'Buzz&trade 3-in-1' 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").

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    • 1 x 9cm potted buddleja plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted buddleja plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
    • SAVE *£9.99  
    • £29.98 £19.99

Phlox Collection (Creeping)

Phlox subulata, Moss Phlox

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  • Fragrant ground cover
Groundcover needn't be dull! Carpet your garden in rich colour and keep the weeds at bay with our perennial creeping phlox collection. This hardy rockery plant has many uses – underplant trees, shrubs and tall perennials, soften path edging or cover awkward slopes and banks. If you're tired of your lawn, why not replace it with a sea of seasonal colour. This collection comes into its own in March to May, bridging the colour gap between winter and summer bedding. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 50cm (20")..
  • Collection comprises:
  • Phlox subulata 'Candy Stripes'
  • Phlox subulata 'Snowflake'
  • Phlox subulata 'Red Wings'
  • Phlox subulata 'Drummonds Pink'
  • Phlox subulata 'Emerald Cushion'
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    • 5 phlox Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £13.99
    • 10 phlox Postiplug plants

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    • SAVE *£7.99  
    • £27.98 £19.99
    • 20 phlox Postiplug plants

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    • £55.96 £24.99
    • 50 phlox Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £139.90 £39.99

Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Giant Picotee Mixed'

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Huge flowers up to 15cm (6") across add an exotic flavour to patio pots. The flamboyant blooms of Begonia Giant Picotee Mixed boast layers of elaborate, ruffled petals with a picotee edge. Supplied as a mixture of sumptuous bicolours, that looks simply spectacular set against lush serrated foliage in containers, beds, and window boxes. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

Useful links:

How to grow bulbs, corms and tubers


Culinary note: Add the bright coloured petals to sandwiches or salads for a light lemon taste and crisp texture. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 10 begonia tubers

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    • £9.99
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Heuchera 'Patchwork' Mix

Coral Flower, Coral Bells

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Sprays of delicate, tiny flowers float on wiry stems above neat mounds of vibrant foliage. Prized for their colourful leaves, these versatile semi-evergreen perennials make excellent drifts of ground cover, adding a distinctive splash of colour to the front of borders, or even brightening winter containers. Their airy blooms attract bees and are also useful as cut flowers. Height and spread: 40cm (16").
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    • 3 heuchera Postiplugs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £8.99
    • 5 heuchera Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 6 heuchera Postiplugs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 10 heuchera Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £24.99