Thompson & Morgan

New Autumn Bedding, Bulbs, Shrubs and Perennials


Our Autumn Catalogue range brings you a fabulous selection of bulbs, trees and shrubs to fill your gardens and features many new varieties for this year, including some world exclusives.



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Meconopsis 'Union Jack' Collection

Meconopsis

  • Luxurious designer poppies - a must have for your perennial borders
  • Ideal for damp, shady corders of the garden
  • Long-lasting silky, satin blooms

We've put together a collection of these wonderful perennial poppy plants for you for a patriotic display in your summer border:

Meconopsis Napaulensis will bring the deep red hues to the display, a rich shade on tall stems, flowering from late spring through to early summer. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread 100cm (39").

Meconopsis betonicifolia 'Alba', rarely seen, this stunning white form of the Himalayan blue poppy is a real eye-catcher in late spring and early summer. Pure white, silky petals surround golden yellow stamens to form clear, single blooms up to 10cm (4") across. This captivating short-lived perennial is 99% true to type; very occasionally the odd blue flower may appear. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 50cm (20").

Meconopsis betonicifolia - a stunning blue Himilayan Poppy that will certainly make an impact on its own, let alone as part of this collection. The large bowl shaped blooms will have a dramtic effect and are certainly worth a place in your garden. Height: 120cm (47"). Spread 45cm (18").

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    • 3 x 7cm potted meconopsis plants

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

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    • SAVE* £41.95  
    • £71.94 £29.99

Strawberry 'Cherry Berry'

Fragaria x ananassa

  • The darkest strawberry fruits we've seen
  • Super sweet variety you won't find in shops
  • Grows like any traditional red variety

You won't see this dark skinned strawberry at the supermarket, despite its intensely sweet rich flavour. Retailers think shoppers will assume they're over-ripe and leave them on the shelf, but us gardeners know different! The darker the fruits, the sweeter the flavour gets with Strawberry Cherry Berry. As fruits ripen and get sweeter, they turn an intense deep red, verging on purple! Just as hardy and high yielding as our favourite red varieties, be among the first to grow this very unique fruit in the UK. Height and Spread: 25cm (10")
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    • 3 x 7cm potted strawberry plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
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    • £9.99
    • 6 x 7cm potted strawberry plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
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    • £19.98 £14.99

Clematis florida 'Taiga'

Old Man's Beard

The name will make you think 'tiger', but the blowsy double blooms shout "lion's mane!" Clematis 'Taiga' is a real show off climber, producing countless blooms right through summer over a canvas of rich green foliage. Great for covering walls and fencing, this unusual clematis also suits patio container growing. It also looks great planted in a border and left to ramble through other plants in your display. Make Clematis 'Taiga' the king of your jungle this season! Pruning group 3. Height 200cm (79"). Spread 100cm (39") More info
    • 1 x 7cm potted clematis plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
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    • £11.99
    • 2 x 7cm potted clematis plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
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    • £17.99

Meconopsis betonicifolia 'Blue'

Himalayan Poppy

Meconopsis betonicifolia - a stunning blue Himilayan Poppy that will certainly make an impact on its own, let alone as part of this collection. The large bowl shaped blooms will have a dramatic effect and are certainly worth a place in your garden. Height: 120cm (47"). Spread 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 x 7cm potted meconopsis plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
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    • £11.99

Abelia 'Pink Pong'

Glossy Abelia

  • Six months colour
  • Fragrant blooms
  • Evergreen foliage

Sumptuously scented mauve flowers make 'Pink Pong' a stand out introduction. This hard working shrub offers year-round interest thanks to fully evergreen foliage - Abelia 'Pink Pong' won't lose its leaves in winter like other abelias, but it is the long season of floral interest that sets this fragrant shrub out from the crowd. Large tubular flowers appear from May right through October, offering colour and honey-scent for six months of the year. As the flowers fade in autumn, their purple-copper bases (calyces) take over, extending the colour interest into winter. Excellent as hedging or a stand-alone specimen shrub. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 120cm (47").
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    • 1 x 8cm potted abelia plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2017
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 8cm potted abelia plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2017
    • SAVE* £6.99  
    • £25.98 £18.99

Berkheya purpurea

Purple Sunflower, South African Thistle

  • The thistle that thinks it's a sunflower!
  • Unusual border flower
  • Excellent dried cut flower

Nicknamed the 'purple sunflower', this shining beauty makes a fantastic border plant, producing a neat, ground-hugging rosette of thistle-like foliage and a striking flower stem that demands attention in any planting display. The gently prickled leaves make it a good plant to discourage pets and other unwanted visitors away from your prized borders!

Like many other South African species, Berkheya plants are very undemanding, simply requiring a sunny spot on free draining soil. Multiple flowers appear in late summer in a silvery shade of soft violet, creating a real wow factor. The stems make unusual fresh or dried cutflowers. Best planted under a south-facing wall and given some winter frost protection in colder parts of the UK. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 50cm (20").

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    • 5 x berkheya Postiplugs plants

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    • £9.99
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    • 10 x berkheya Postiplugs plants

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    • £14.99
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    • 20 x berkheya Postiplugs plants

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    • £19.99
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Peony 'Candy Stripe'

Paeonia lactiflora , Paeonia

  • Possibly the prettiest spring bloom you could grow
  • Classic cottage garden favourite with a modern twist
  • Marbled, fragrant spring flowers bring years of pleasure

Peonies are a cottage garden staple. We’ve kept the classic shape and style with our latest introduction, but offer a modern twist with the unique flower marbling and strong fruity fragrance of Peony ‘Candy Stripe’. We recommend the use of plant supports with Peony ‘Candy Stripe’ to preserve and enjoy the large silky, powderpuff blooms for as long as possible. Peonies last a lifetime in the garden, getting bigger and better with age, so are always worth the investment. Make use of the addictive blooms in cutflower displays too. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 90cm (35").

Culinary note: The petals can be added to salads, or cooked slightly and sweetened for a treat. Peony water was also once considered a delicacy and the blooms can be floated in punches. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 x bare root peony plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x bare root peony plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    • SAVE* £9.99  
    • £29.98 £19.99

Cirsium 'Pink Blush'

  • Loved by bees and butterflies
  • Classic 'cottage garden' appearance
  • Unusual thistle-like blooms

A must-have perennial for all would-be flower fashionistas! Put the WOW factor into your borders with Cirsium 'Pink Blush'. Bees and butterflies will flock to this cultivated-thistle and so too will friends and family when they see the striking fluffy blooms. The pretty thistle blooms appear through summer on tall stems above low growing foliage rosettes. A relaxed, airy habit make Cirsium 'Pink Blush' a perfect option for anyone looking to add a modern twist to classic cottage garden planting displays. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 50cm (20").
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    • 1 x 9cm potted cirsium plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2017
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted cirsium plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2017
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    • £14.99

Viola 'Bunny Ears'

Viola x wittrockiana, Pansy

  • Add bounce to your baskets!
  • The Viola everyone wants to grow!
  • Unusual flowers add real character

Cheeky little Violas that retain that classic pansy face beneath unusually long 'rabbit ear' top petals. The compact plants are perfect for smaller containers or planting pockets in rockeries and borders - you can even set them in cracks in walls and paving. Despite their size these tidy viola plants pack a real floral punch, creating cushions of mounded colour. Height and spread: 20cm (8").

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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    • 36 viola plug plants

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    • £13.99
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    • 72 viola plug plants

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    • £27.98 £18.99
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Agapanthus 'Flower of Love'

African Blue Lily

  • The bluest agapanthus blooms
  • Lush evergreen foliage
  • Thrives on neglect!

The perfect African lily for UK gardens! The deep blue florets of Agapanthus 'Flower of Love' are some of the darkest in the genus. Set above lush, strappy evergreen foliage, the exotic blooms make a real statement in sunny borders and patio container displays, returning each summer and getting better every year. Hardier than most other modern introductions, Agapanthus 'Flower of Love' requires little upkeep, performing well on the poorest of soils, and in the confines of a patio pot, where good drainage is provided. There's no need for regular feeding or cutting back, simply apply a balanced feed each spring and cut back spent flower stalks in autumn. Foliage stays green year-round, offering valuable winter ground cover. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 60cm (24").
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    • 1 x 9cm potted agapanthus plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    • SAVE £5  
    • £13.99 £8.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted agapanthus plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    • SAVE £5  
    • £19.99 £14.99

Meconopsis napaulensis

Satin Poppy, Nepal Poppy

  • Luxurious designer poppy
  • Sought after red blooms
  • A musts-have for perennial borders

Much-loved but notoriously hard to grow from seed, we've done the hard bit for you! Now everyone can grow the highly sought after Satin poppy with guaranteed results. This luxurious red poppy thrives on damp, cool ground and the silky, satin blooms make a real feature in shady corners of the patio. Use the deep red blooms of Meconopsis napaulensis to add warmth and cheer under trees, shrubs and shady spots. Height: 120cm (47").
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    • 1 x 7cm potted meconopsis plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
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    • £11.99

Euphorbia 'Ascot Rainbow'

Euphorbia x martini, Spurge

  • Ideal for difficult dry gardens
  • Year-round interest
  • Vivid spring flowerheads

It's hard to convey the myriad of colour changes this showy foliage plant goes through each season. Here goes! The strap-like stripy leaves emerge with an intense pink flush, maturing to grey-green with yellow margins and red markings. The plants also take on a pink tinge during the coldest parts of winter. This is all topped off in spring with a display of billowing flowerheads in vivid shades of green, yellow, cream and red. Height and spread: 90cm (36").
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    • 1 euphorbia jumbo plug plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
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    • £9.99
    • 3 euphorbia jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    • SAVE* £12.99  
    • £16.99