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NEW Spring Plants


New Spring Range

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



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Sunflower 'Tall Timbers'

Helianthus annuus

A hybrid form of 'Russian Giant' offering improved vigour. If it's a record breaker you are after, this is the one to grow in 2015! Reaching 4m (13ft) with no special care, 'Tall Timbers' also produces impressive flowers with rich chocolatey centres - the archetypal sunflower. Height: 300cm (118"). Spread: 60cm (24").


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Try toasting the seed kernels for a healthy snack. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (30 sunflower seeds)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £2.99

Skimmia japonica 'Rubella' (Large Plant)

This compact, evergreen shrub is a popular choice for borders and patio containers, where plants will provide colour and interest all year round. Skimmia japonica 'Rubella' is a male clone bearing rosettes of glossy, aromatic leaves. The evergreen foliage is punctuated by red buds through the winter, with an explosion of potent, fragrant white blossoms appearing by spring. This trouble free shrub is tough and long-lasting making it ideal for beginners and those with less experience in gardening. Perfect for a neglected, shady spot in the garden. Height and spread: 120cm (47").

 

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    • 1 x 3 litre potted skimmia plant

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    • £16.99
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    • 2 x 3 litre potted skimmia plants

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    • £29.99
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Sweet Pea 'Eleanore Udall'

  • Superb for arches, trellis, obelisks, etc
  • Sow October to February indoors, or March to April outdoors
  • Prefers a well fed, free-draining soil in full sun
  • Flowers all summer with regular deadheading

A pretty new form with graduated pink petals and a heavenly scent ideal for garden display and home-made cut flower bouquets. We’ve developed this strain to help raise funds for our nominated charity of the year in 2016, Thrive.


Thrive is the leading charity that operates in the field of disability and gardening. It uses gardening to bring about positive changes in the lives of people who are living with disabilities or ill health, or are isolated, disadvantaged or vulnerable. This is known as social and therapeutic horticulture (STH). For more information visit www.thrive.org.uk

Sweet Pea ‘Eleanore Udall’ has been named after the wife of the founder of Thrive, Geoffrey Udall, who bequeathed his Beech Hill estate near Reading, Berkshire now home to the charity’s head office and gardens. Height: 1.8m (6’). Spread 30cm (12").


50% of the money generated from each sale of Sweet Pea 'Eleanore Udall' will go to Thrive - our charity of year 2016. To find out more about our relationship with Thrive view our blog here.
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    • 1 sweet pea eleanore udall packet (25 seeds)

    • Despatch: by Monday
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    • £2.99

Armeria 'Mixed'

Sea Pink, Thrift

Dense cushions of bright green foliage produce spherical flower heads set atop sturdy upright stems. Flowering the whole summer long, the colour range is glorious, from shocking pink through cerise, red, lilac and palest pink. Undemanding and easy to grow, these appealing little perennials are well suited to poorer soils and coastal conditions with a toughness that belies their beauty. Height and spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 6 armeria plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
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    • £5.99

Night Phlox ovata

Zaluzianskya ovata

Aptly named, the Night Phlox will fill your evening garden with a rich and sweet scent from its delicate flowers. Each bloom has a white face, backed in red, which closes up from midmorning to then reopen much later in the day. Zaluzianskya ovate, is a half hardy, evergreen perennial which will tolerate our colder winters if given a little protection. Well worth the time, to keep this lovely spreading plant in your borders or containers to enjoy it's fragrance year after year! Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 40cm (16") More info
    • 3 phlox jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
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    • £11.99
    • 6 phlox jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
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    • £23.98 £17.99

Freesia Mixed

  • A cut flower favourite you can grow at home
  • Strong solid colours
  • Rich perfume for vase display
The Freesia 'Classic Collection' comprises a mix of strong solid flower colours for vibrant container displays in the garden or statement cut flower displays in the home. We've stuck with single flowered varieties with this elegant collection of freesia plants, in order to bring the strongest perfume to your displays. The freesia flowers are produced on short, stiff stems that won't need staking and remain proudly upright throughout the growing season. Perfect for growing in patio containers where their fragrance can be appreciated. Alternatively plant freesia corms at the front of a sunny border where you can get up close to that iconic perfume. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 15cm (6").
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    • 25 freesia mixed corms

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £6.99
    • 50 freesia mixed corms

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £13.98 £9.99

Rose 'Charisma'

Rosa

  • The ultimate Rose for colour and fragrance!
  • Modern breeding for strong growth, disease resistance, long flowering and neat habit

Rose varieties come and go, but expect Rose 'Charisma' to be around for many years to come. This hardy rose has it all, strong growth, high disease resistance, four months continuous flowering and a neat, rounded habit to boot!

You'll be hard pushed to find a better depth of colour and fragrance when it comes to planting roses. Rose 'Charisma' offers sumptuously rich red blooms that fade to a deep pink, each exuding a heady perfume from bud burst to petal fall. If you only have room for one rose plant in your garden, make sure it is 'Charisma', for guaranteed garden performance, colour and scent. Height and Spread: 80cm (32").

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Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Rosehips and petals can be used in making syrups and the petals will add flavour to cold drinks or fruit dishes. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 bare root rose plant

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 bare root rose plants

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £29.98 £19.99

Gentiana scabra 'Royal Stripes'

  • Unique striped blooms
You'll be familiar with blue flowering gentian plants and you've likely seen white flowered forms, but you'll be blown away by the blue and white striped flowers of Gentiana 'Royal Stripes'. This rare new variety really brings a wow factor to the genus. Look closer at the impressive blooms and you'll also see vibrant green freckling standing out on a white canvas. Whether you use these compact herbaceous perennial plants in patio pots, borders or rockery displays, the carpet of colour is sure to attract attention from friends and family as well as bees and other pollinators. In return of a little deadheading, flowers will just keep on coming from early June through to October. Ideal for dappled shade, try Gentiana 'Royal Stripes' under trees and shrubs for a vibrant lift to your beds and borders. Height and spread: 25cm (10")
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    • 1 x 10.5cm potted gentiana plant

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 10.5cm potted gentiana plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
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    • £29.98 £24.99

Euphorbia amygdaloides 'Ruby Glow' (Large Plant)

Milkweed, Spurge

This handsome evergreen perennial produces vivid bright green flower bracts that seemingly glow above ruby-red foliage. As the foliage ages it becomes near black throughout the cold winter months before producing a new flush of vibrant red leaves in spring. Euphorbia amygdaloides 'Ruby Glow' has a neat compact habit producing rounded, well branched plants that look magnificent grown in large swathes. A colourful choice for moist borders. Although this Spurge will happily tolerate light shade, it is best grown in full sun for the strongest colour. Height and spread: 45cm (18").

 

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    • 1 x 2 litre potted euphorbia plant

    • Despatch: Within 28 days
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted euphorbia plants

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    • £17.99

Rudbeckia 'Summerina Collection'

Coneflower, Black-eyed Susan

  • T&M Exclusive
  • New perennial rudbeckia for borders

Rudbeckia 'Summerina' Collection is exclusive to Thompson & Morgan, a near impossible breeding breakthrough - the crossing of an annual rudbeckia and a perennial echinacea! The result: tough, hardy perennial rudbeckias that return year on year to offer the stronger and longer flowering habit of annual varieties. This three colour mix is ideal for extending the life of your summer border - the plants go on to provide much needed autumn colour right up to the first hard frosts. Height and spread: 60cm (24").

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    • 3 rudbeckia jumbo plug plants

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    • £17.99
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    • 6 rudbeckia jumbo plug plants

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    • £35.98 £29.99
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Acer palmatum 'Starfish'

Japanese Maple

  • Unusual new Japanese Maple with starfish-like foliage
Japanese maples are the perfect option for adding dramatic autumn leaf colour to the garden as well as year round shape and structure. Out latest introduction offers real star quality thanks to a unique foliage. A downward curl to each leaf gives the appearance of a fleshy starfish! The red of each leaf intensifies moving towards autumn, before working through a myriad of shades before leaf fall. Slow growing and upright in habit, Acer 'Starfish' is the perfect tree for a small garden and will perform perfectly in a large patio pot, where planting out isn't an option. Thriving in shade as well as dappled sun, this is the perfect option for filing awkward corners of the garden. Height: 200cm (79"). Spread: 75cm (30")
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    • 1 x 3 litre potted acer plant

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
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    • £29.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted acer plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
    • SAVE *£9.99  
    • £59.98 £49.99

Lily 'Dizzy'

Lilium, Oriental Lily

With pale pink and bright red striped flowers, Lily 'Dizzy' is guaranteed to add vibrant beauty to any garden in the summertime. This striking oriental lily has very fragrant blooms and is a firm favourite of florists when making up colourful bouquets. Easy to grow in containers or flower beds, Lily 'Dizzy' will reward you year after year with an abundant display of scent and colour. Bulb size 16/18. Height: 120cm (48"). Spread: 30cm (12").

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    • 5 Lily bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 10 Lily bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £19.98 £12.99
    • 20 Lily bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £22.99