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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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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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    • 1 gardenia plant in 9cm pot

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
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    • 2 gardenia plants in 9cm pots

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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.

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

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    • £14.99
    • 18 top size Tree Lily® bulbs - 6 of each variety

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    • £19.99

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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    • 1 x 9cm potted trachelospermum jasminoides plant

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Clematis 'Fragrant Oberon'

Old Man's Beard

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Powerfully and sweetly perfumed, the pretty satin flowers of Clematis 'Fragrant Oberon' are lemon-white with a hint of green, and look stunning set against the dark foliage of this evergreen clematis. This compact climber is perfect for growing in patio containers or tumbling over low walls. Although hardy to around -7ºC (20°F), this variety will appreciate a sheltered site with some winter protection. Height and spread: 1.5m (5'). Pruning Group: 1

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    • 1 x 7cm potted clematis plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2017
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 7cm potted clematis plants

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    • £18.99

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.

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    • 6 lavender plug plants

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    • 24 lavender plug plants

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Hyacinth 'Breeder's Selection'

Hyacinthus orientalis

As with all breeding programmes, only a handful of varieties are selected for commercial production and the bulbs that are discarded are often unique and spectacular in their own right. We're privileged to offer you a unique collection of supreme hyacinth bulbs, specially selected by the breeder. More compact than many varieties, these hyacinths have shorter stems that are densely packed with colour-rich flowers and a powerful scent. Fantastic for spring displays in borders or containers indoors. Hyacinth flowers make lovely cut flowers too. You can't buy these bulbs from anywhere else! Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 8cm (3"). Bulb size: 16/17.

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Tulip 'Red Impression'

Tulipa

Spectacularly large and long-lasting blooms on tall, sturdy stems make this tulip a border sensation! Easy to grow, with superb weather resistance, they will return reliably year after year. Tulip 'Red Impression' looks fantastic planted in large groups where you can marvel at their bold colours and shapely blooms. Tulip flowers are excellent for cutting and last for up to 10 days in a vase. Height: 56cm (22"). Spread: 20cm (8"). Bulb size: 10/11.

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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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Dianthus 'Ever-blooming Mixed' (Hardy)

Carnation

Strong upright stems carry large ruffled blooms in a vibrant mix of red, orange, yellow and pink carnations. These hardy perennial dianthus are cottage garden essentials. The fragrant carnation flowers are excellent for cutting for a bright display indoors. Perfectly proportioned for the front of sunny borders where their mounds of silvery green foliage remain evergreen throughout the year. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 40cm (16").

 

Culinary note: Dianthus flowers are edible.

Culinary note: Use the clove like tasting petals for adding to cakes, either for flavour or decorating, suitable for soups, salads and sauces too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 6 dianthus plug plants

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    • 72 dianthus plug plants

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Pansy 'Ballerina'

Viola x wittrockiana

Unusual frilly tutu-like flowers of Pansy 'Ballerina' create a bright carnival of colour throughout the summer. The delicately ruffled petals make a stunning display in containers, beds and borders. Perfect for planting in window boxes where you can enjoy their pretty blooms close up. Height and spread: 23cm (9").

 

Culinary note: Pansy flowers are edible.

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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    • 72 pansy plug plants

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