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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™ Magenta'

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
  • Long-flowering, brightly-coloured blooms attract butterflies
  • Easy to grow and problem-free
  • Plants last more than 10 years
  • Customer favourite

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™ Magenta' 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").


Useful links:

How to grow Buddleja Buzz™

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    • 1 buddleja jumbo plug plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £7.99

Fuchsia 'Delta's Sarah' (Hardy)

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This beautiful bush variety produces a succession of supremely weather resistant, unusual coloured blue flowers, up 6cm (2½") in diameter. The semi-double blooms of hardy Fuchsia 'Delta's Sarah', make a spectacular display in borders and patio containers year after year, in ever increasing numbers. Height and spread: 90cm (36").


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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    • 3 fuchsia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £6.99
    • 5 fuchsia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £15.99

Tomato 'Losetto'

Solanum lycopersicum L.

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  • The first blight-resistant basket tomato
  • Extra-long cropping period

Basket/ Container.

The first of its kind! An outstanding new cascading bush tomato with built-in blight resistance. Producing masses of sweet and juicy cherry tomatoes that can be harvested over a long period from July to September. Perfect for containers or planters in the greenhouse or on the patio, but can also be planted in a sunny spot in the garden. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

Please note: Delivery is subject to plant size, and adverse growing conditions during production may delay despatch schedules.


Companion planting: Try growing tomatoes with French marigolds to deter whitefly, and basil, chives or mint to deter aphids and other pests.



Useful links:

How to grow tomatoesHow to stop blight
Tomato selector guideCompanion Planting

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    • 5 tomato Postiplug plants (outdoor planting)

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
    • SAVE £5  
    • £9.99 £4.99
    • 10 tomato Postiplug plants (outdoor planting)

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
    • SAVE £6  
    • £14.99 £8.99

Geranium 'Octavia Hill'

Pelargonium, Zonal Geranium, Zonal Pelargonium

Enormous heads of scarlet blooms with exceptional weather resistance make these giant geraniums stand out from the rest! Raised from cuttings, Geranium 'Octavia Hill' has increased vigour and abundant flowers that persist throughout summer if deadheaded regularly. Fantastic for creating dramatic patio displays or filling gaps in borders. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 45cm (18").
Although technically perennial, Pelargoniums are only half hardy and therefore normally treated as annuals in the UK. However, with care, they may be overwintered in a frost free greenhouse.
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    • 5 geranium jumbo plug plants

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    • £9.99
    • Out of stock

Salpiglossis sinuata 'Royale Mixed' F1 Hybrid

Painted Tongue

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Like sumptuous gold braid, the exquisite veining overlays rich, velvety hues, creating a shimmering display. Salpiglossis 'Royale Mixed' produces stunning trumpet flowers on upright, bushy plants. Salpiglossis flowers can be cut for a majestic indoor display, and the opulent colours add an exotic feel to patio containers, and annual bedding schemes. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 30cm (12").

 

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    • 6 salpiglossis plug plants

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    • £5.99
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    • 36 salpiglossis plug plants

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    • £12.99
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    • 72 salpiglossis plug plants

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    • £25.98 £19.99
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Geranium 'White Rose'

Pelargonium, Rosebud Geranium

The full, rounded buds of Rosebud Geranium 'White Rose' resemble dainty crystal white roses when they first break open, then cluster together to form a pretty posy. This vigorous, trailing variety has the exceptional garden performance of other ivy-leaf geraniums, but their unique flower form truly sets them apart. With regular deadheading, they will spill from windowboxes, containers, and hanging baskets, blooming profusely throughout the summer. Trails to: 45cm (18").
Although technically perennial, Pelargoniums are only half hardy and therefore normally treated as annuals in the UK. However, with care, they may be overwintered in a frost free greenhouse.
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    • 5 geranium jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 10 geranium jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £16.99

Tree Lily® 'Yellow Rocket'

Lilium

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  • Incredible Tree Lilies®
  • 8ft tall in as little as 2 years
  • One bulb produces up to 30 trumpet blooms

Beautiful silken yellow petals fade to their creamy white edges and form these exquisitely scented blooms. 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 as little as two years. One single bulb of Tree Lily® 'Yellow Rocket' 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").


Useful links:

How to grow bulbs, corms and tubers

 

3 for 2 on spring planting bulbs
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    • 3 top-size Tree Lily® bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £6.99

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

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £5.99
    • 72 dianthus plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
    • Double up 36 to 72 for £5 extra  
    • £15.99

Rudbeckia hirta 'Cherry Brandy'

, Coneflower, Black-eyed Susan

 Customer Rating
  • Best in class for rudbeckias
  • Cut flowers last 2 weeks
  • T&M's own breeding

Thompson & Morgan's plant breeders are proud to present the first-ever red rudbeckia! These robust plants have outstanding garden performance, producing a mass of attractive, cherry-coloured blooms all summer long. Triumphing over heat and poor soils, these versatile coneflowers look stunning when planted beds, large patio containers, or as sweeping drifts in herbaceous borders. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 40cm (16").

 

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    • 12 rudbeckia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £4.99
    • 36 rudbeckia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 72 rudbeckia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
    • SAVE *£7.99  
    • £25.98 £17.99

Lily 'Colour Carpet™ Mixture'

Lilium, Oriental Lily

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  • The only ground cover lily that flowers within 10 weeks of planting
  • Best In Class for ground cover lilies - click here for details

Flamboyant colour with a delicious perfume! These short stemmed dwarf lilies are a 'must have' for creating vibrant ground cover in exotic gardens, or edging paths and borders. Each bulb produces up to 10 exquisite blooms set above glossy green foliage that knits together to create a seamless carpet of colour. The compact, sturdy stems are ideal for cutting and will fragrance your home for up to two weeks. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 20cm (8"). Bulb size: 12/14.


  • Collection comprises:
  • Lily Colour Carpet® 'Dazzler'
  • Lily Colour Carpet® 'Sparkler'
  • Lily Colour Carpet® 'Glimmer'

Useful links:

How to grow bulbs, corms and tubers

 

3 for 2 on spring planting bulbs
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    • 7 Lily bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 14 Lily bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
    • SAVE *£4.99  
    • £19.98 £14.99
    • 28 Lily bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
    • SAVE *£14.97  
    • £39.96 £24.99

Geranium 'Black Rose'

Pelargonium, Rosebud Geranium

The full, rounded buds of Rosebud Geranium 'Black Rose' resemble dainty roses when they first break open, then cluster together to form a pretty posy. This vigorous, trailing variety has the exceptional garden performance of other ivy-leaf geraniums, but their unique flower form truly sets them apart. With regular deadheading, they will spill from windowboxes, containers, and hanging baskets, blooming profusely throughout the summer. Trails to: 45cm (18").
Although technically perennial, Pelargoniums are only half hardy and therefore normally treated as annuals in the UK. However, with care, they may be overwintered in a frost free greenhouse.
More info
    • 5 geranium jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
    •  
    • £9.99
    • 10 geranium jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
    • SAVE *£2.99  
    • £19.98 £16.99