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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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Fritillaria meleagris (Mixed)

The captivating bell shaped flowers of this charming fritillary are instantly recognizable by their distinctive snakes-skin markings. A sprinkling of snakes head fritillaries are a sight to behold when naturalised in damp woodlands or informal areas of grass. These charming wildflowers are protected in the wild and rarely seen in their native meadow habitats. They are guaranteed to attract attention in your garden with their elegant springtime display. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 8cm (3"). Bulb size: 5/6. All of our supplies come from cultivated stock.

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4 for 3 on autumn planting bulbs
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    • 50 fritillaria bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £11.99
    • 100 fritillaria bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £19.99

Pennisetum setaceum 'Fireworks'

Fountain Grass, Pennisetum rueppellii

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The colourful foliage of this half hardy fountain grass emerges with bold stripes of red, pink and green, before maturing to a rich shade of burgundy. From mid-summer to autumn, the showy purple flower spikes rise above the arching foliage in a spectacular architectural display. Pennisetum 'Fireworks' makes a lively addition to bedding displays and patio containers. The fluffy seedheads can be also cut to make elegant dried flowers. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 60cm (24").
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    • 1 pennisetum jumbo plug plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 3 pennisetum jumbo plug plants

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    • £29.97 £16.99

Buddleja 'Buzz® Collection

Buddleja davidii, Buddleia, Butterfly Bush

  • 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'

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    • 3 buddleja jumbo plug plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £13.99

Winter Aconite

Eranthis hyemalis

This woodland member of the buttercup family will swiftly multiply to form a glowing carpet of golden yellow flowers each spring. The cup shaped blooms of the winter aconite attract pollinating insects to your spring garden, and associate beautifully with snowdrops and bluebells for a spectacular woodland display. Easy to establish and virtually maintenance free, Eranthis hyemalis are ideal for planting in the dappled shade of deciduous trees, or naturalised in informal areas of grass. Height: 8cm (3"). Spread: 5cm (2"). Bulb size: 3/4.
Winter aconite bulbs are ideal for autumn planting. For spring planting choose winter aconites bulbs in the green. Only cultivated stock used.

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    • 25 winter aconite bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £8.99
    • 25 winter aconite bulbs in the green

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
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    • £14.99
    • 50 winter aconite bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £19.98 £12.99
    • 50 winter aconite bulbs in the green

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
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    • £34.98 £24.99
    • 100 winter aconite bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £39.96 £19.99

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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    • 36 primrose plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 72 primrose plug plants

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    • £19.98 £14.99

Russian Snowdrop

Puschkinia scilloides

Intriguing star shaped flowers, with delicate pale petals, striped with deep blue. These hardy Russian snowdrops make a stunning alternative to traditional spring bulbs. Resilient Puschkinia bulbs will grow in almost any well drained soil, and enjoy hot summers when their bulbs can bake in the sun. Grow them in borders and rockeries, or naturalise them in grass. Our generous bumper bulb pack means there will be plenty left over for your patio pots too! Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 10cm (4"). Bulb size: 5/6.

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    • 50 Russian Snowdrop bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £6.99
    • 100 Russian Snowdrop bulbs

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    • £9.99
    • 200 Russian Snowdrop bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £19.98 £14.99

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").


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    • 1 buddleja jumbo plug plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £7.99

Tree Lily® 'Crystal' Collection

Lilium, Oriental Lily

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  • Customer favourite
  • Flowers twice as long as standard Tree Lilies™
  • Extra high and double flowered
  • Grows 6ft+ by the second year
  • Makes a fabulous fragrant hedge

Enjoy a fragrant hedge of extra tall, double flowered tree lilies without the fear of staining your clothes and skin. Growing over 6ft by the second year and more in subsequent years, they will yield just as much colour, and just as much fragrance as the single flowered varieties, and their superb double blooms are completely pollen free! Height: 250cm (98"). Spread: 60cm (24").



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    • 9 top-size Tree Lily® bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £35.97 £17.99

Acacia dealbata

Mimosa, Silver Wattle

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  • Best shrub for spring colour

Pompom yellow mimosa flowers are produced on this evergreen tree against a backdrop of feathery foliage. In spring the scented, nectar-rich blooms provide a valuable source of food for bees and other insects. In mild parts of the UK, Acacia dealbata plants can be grown outdoors, making a brilliant specimen for sheltered borders. In frost prone areas grow acacia in containers, and move them to a frost free position in winter. Height: Up to 8m (26'). Spread: Up to 5m (16').

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    • 1 acacia plant in 9cm pot

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 acacia plants in 9cm pots

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £19.99

Perennial Pack B 'T&M's Choice'

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Fill your beds and borders with this bargain collection of herbaceous perennials. Perennial plants bloom year after year, and many can also be cut and brought into the house for beautiful flower arrangements. Height: Up to 1m (39"). Spread: 45cm (18").
Collection includes -

  • Armeria 'Mixed' - Long flowering plants with unusual ball shaped flower heads on thin wiry stems. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 30cm (12").
  • Digitalis 'Dalmation Mixed' - Well branched, compact, dwarf plants. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 40cm (16").
  • Echinacea 'Pink Parasol' - Pink Parasol has stunning, large, deep purplish-pink blooms, with contrasting orange cones standing proudly above strong stems.
  • Coreopsis 'Early Sunrise' - Golden yellow, semi double flowers that attract bees and butterflies. Height: 45cm.
  • Verbena Bonariensis - Tightly clustered florets form glowing lavender flower heads that float atop stiffly upright, branching stems. Height: 200cm (79"). Spread: 45cm (18").
  • Scabiosa 'Blue Jeans' - Blue pincushion flowers attract bees and butterflies throughout summer. Height and spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 36 perennial plug plants - 6 of each variety

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    • £35.94 £14.99

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").
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    • 36 wallflower plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 72 wallflower plug plants

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