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Perennial & Biennial Plants


In this range you'll find an impressive selection of perennial plants and biennial plants, which are perfect for beginners and experienced gardeners alike. Also known as herbaceous plants, perennial plants live for 2 or more years and flower every year. Biennial plants live for up to 2 years, flowering profusely in their second year before setting seed and dying. Both are great for beds and spring displays and there are many delightful plants to choose from. Use the selections in the left menu to select the right plants for your garden.


For beautiful summer flowers browse our range of annual plants.



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Perennial Collection

Put the winter blues behind you and look forward to a summer garden brimming with bright and cheerful blooms! This top quality collection of herbaceous perennials will fill your garden with colour from June to September and for many years to come. Plus, they'll make beautiful cut flower arrangements too.

This great value collection comprises of Kniphofia (2 bare roots), Liatris (6 bare roots), Eryngium Planum (4 bare roots), Lupin (4 bare roots) and Echinacea Purpurea (4 bare roots).
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    • 20 perennial bare roots

    • Despatch: By end of January 2017
    • Worth £34.95  
    • £6.99

Agapanthus Blue & White Collection

African Blue Lily

This magnificent mix combines blue Agapanthus 'Queen of the Ocean' and white Agapanthus 'Polar Ice' for a striking two tone display. In summer, these impressive perennials lend their stature to borders and patio containers, where their architectural seed heads continue the display well into autumn. The large spherical blooms are also magnificent in cut flower displays. Hardy in many parts of the UK, where good drainage and protective winter mulch is provided. Height: 120cm (47"). Spread: 60cm (24"). More info
    • 6 bare root agapanthus plants (3 of each variety)

    • Despatch: Within 28 days
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    • £19.98

Heuchera 'Patchwork' Mix

Coral Flower, Coral Bells

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Sprays of delicate, tiny flowers float on wiry stems above neat mounds of vibrant foliage. Prized for their colourful leaves, these versatile semi-evergreen perennials make excellent drifts of ground cover, adding a distinctive splash of colour to the front of borders, or even brightening winter containers. Their airy blooms attract bees and are also useful as cut flowers. Height and spread: 40cm (16").

Culinary note: The leaves can be tossed in with other greens for a mixed salad, typically too bitter to eat on their own, they will add a tangy kick to an otherwise bland salad. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 5 heuchera Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
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    • £14.99
    • 10 heuchera Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
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    • £29.98 £24.99

Pansy 'Matrix™ Mixed'

Viola x wittrockiana

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  • Colour throughout winter and spring
  • 100% bigger, better and stronger than Pansy 'Universal'

This vibrant blend has been specially bred for their excellent branching habit and super size flowers; and the results speak for themselves! The compact sturdy stems hold their vibrant flower heads high, whatever the weather brings to ensure your garden is filled with colour. Easy to grow, Pansy 'Matrix Mixed' is the perfect plant for all your containers and bedding displays. Height and spread: 23cm (9").


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 pansy plug plants

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    • £6.99
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    • 72 pansy plug plants

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    • £9.99
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Hardy Geranium Collection

Hardy Geranium, Cranesbill

A cottage garden classic - easy to grow and perfect for beginner gardeners. As hardy perennials they have a spreading habit, ideal for weed suppressing ground cover as well as abundant blooms throughout summer.

This collection comprises of 1 bare root plant each of the following varieties.

'Sanguineum' – The county flower of Northumberland! This hardy variety is decorated with vivid magenta flowers during the summer months and once established will continually brighten up perennial borders.
'Sanguineum Album' – A pure white variety of the bloody cranesbill that will brighten up your garden with flushes of the delicate flowers throughout summer.
'Sanguineum Canon Miles' – a delightful herbaceous perennial that will produce an abundance of pale pink flowers, with dark veins and a lighter centre to cheer up summer borders.
'Himalayense' – growing as a compact low mat of dense foliage makes this variety a great weed-beater, with light blue flowers in summer, each with a white "eye" at the centre.
'Sanguineum Max Frei' – the dark green foliage forms a compact low mound , serving as a background for the beautiful magenta flowers which appear from late spring.
'Sanguineum New Hampshire' – a great choice for massed planting of these hardy cottage garden favourites. Quick to grow and fill the available space with its dense foliage, to be later topped with stunning, veined magenta flowers to inject a touch of drama to your border.
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    • 6 geranium bare root plants + 100g geranium fertiliser

    • Despatch: By end of January 2017
    • Worth £29.99  
    • £14.99

Lucky Dip Winter Bedding Mix

If our selection of winter bedding planting options leaves you spoilt for choice, let us do the design work for you! Quickly pick our Lucky Dip Mix instead of agonising over all the individual options and we guarantee to send you a winning selection of winter performers for a wide range of uses. Set the mix in containers and baskets or beds and borders and you can be sure of a bright and cheery display to warm up the garden this winter and spring. Height and spread varies. More info
    • 24 lucky dip plug plants

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    • 30 lucky dip garden ready plants

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    • £11.99
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    • 48 lucky dip plug plants

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    • £7.99
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    • 60 lucky dip garden ready plants

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    • £17.99
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    • 72 lucky dip plug plants

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    • £9.99
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Polyanthus eliator 'Crescendo® Mixed' F1 Hybrid

Primula, Oxlip

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  • T&M Recommends
  • Polyanthus are a majestic spring container choice

Give your garden a dose of springtime magic and banish the winter gloom. Polyanthus 'Crescendo®' paints a rainbow of colour with its large blooms in bright colours making bold splashes in pots, window boxes and borders.The flowers are long-lasting, fragrant and produced in abundance upon strong stems which are held above neat rosettes of foliage. With excellent winter hardiness and superior disease resistance, you can expect repeat performances year after year. By far the best bedding polyanthus available.

 

Culinary note: Primula flowers are edible.

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 polyanthus plug plants

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    • 72 polyanthus plug plants

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    • £9.99
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Primrose Premium Collection

Primula

Plant these fabulous garden ready primulas straight into your beds and borders! This collection of outstanding hardy primulas makes a colourful addition to the garden. When early spring flowers begin to fade, this handsome collection of primulas will happily fill in any gaps in your garden with glorious colour until early summer. These exquisite hardy primulas are ideal for damp, shady spots and are simply stunning in large groups. Your collection will contain the following varieties: 'Palazzo Pink', 'Palazzo Wine', 'Scirocco Blue', and 'Scirocco Lilac'.

Primrose 'Palazzo Pink' - The pink ruffled blooms are complimented by an elegant silver-laced edging and are produced in profusion, creating what we are calling a one plant posie.
Primrose 'Palazzo Wine' - The masses of rich, deep, burgundy ruffled blooms are accentuated by a delicate silver-laced edging, creating what we are calling a one plant posie, perfect for outdoor pots or as a table centrepiece.
Primrose 'Scirocco Blue' - The colour-splashed blooms are a sight to behold on a dull spring day and are guaranteed to lift your garden display as well as your spirits.
Primrose 'Scirocco Lilac' - The colour-splashed flowers are the ultimate in flamboyant spring blooms and will soon become the focal point of any garden display, perfectly suited to outdoor containers as well as borders.

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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    • 4 x 7cm potted primrose garden ready plants (1 of each variety)

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    • 8 x 7cm potted primrose garden ready plants (2 of each variety)

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    • 12 x 7cm potted primrose garden ready plants (3 of each variety)

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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").

Culinary note: The tender young shoots can be cooked and eaten as a vegetable. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 36 wallflower plug plants

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    • 72 wallflower plug plants

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Most Scented Bumper Pack

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Treat yourself to this fantastic bumper pack of the most scented bedding and border plants, and save yourself £££s! These great value perennials will fill your garden with fragrance and colour in a fabulous springtime display. You'll receive 12 plug plants of each of the following varieties - that's 72 plug plants in total! Height and spread: Up to 30cm (12").

  • Most Scented Bumper Pack comprises 12 plug plants each of:
  • Primrose 'World's Most Scented Mix' - Let the sweet citrus scent and the fresh colour mix of these reliable perennials transport you into spring.
  • Viola 'Most Scented' Mix - This exclusive blend exudes a spring-like perfume even on the coolest of winter days.
  • Stock 'Most Scented' Mix - Specially selected for their strong and spicy fragrance and fabulous colours!
  • Pansy 'Most Scented' Mix - Larger than violas, with a cheery bright colour mix that will continue well into late spring.
  • Polyanthus 'Most Scented' Mix - Plenty of scented flowers on short, stocky stems, above neat rosettes of lush foliage.
  • Wallflower 'Most Scented' Mix - Versatile and undemanding, this tough perennial can cope in even the poorest of soils.
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    • 72 plug plants - 12 of each variety

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    • £19.99
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Polyanthus 'Firecracker'

Primula

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An eye-catching new Polyanthus bearing yellow blooms with a fiery orange-red edge. These long-lasting flowers are borne on strong, stout stems above rosettes of semi-evergreen foliage. Versatile and easy to grow, Polyanthus 'Firecracker' is perfect for edging borders and brightening up spring patio containers. Height and spread: 23cm (9").

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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    • 12 polyanthus plug plants

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    • 24 polyanthus plug plants

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    • 48 polyanthus plug plants

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    • £31.96 £12.99
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Monarda didyma 'Cranberry Lace' (Large Plant)

Bergamot

Bergamot are unusual-looking perennials that have aromatic foliage and whorls of spidery blooms made up of tubular petals. Monarda 'Cranberry Lace' is a compact, short Bergamot with bright pink, and a built-in resistance to powdery mildew problems.

Bergamot is perfect for cottage garden borders where it can quickly form dense, easy to grow clumps. Bergamot flowers are great for the wildlife garden, as they are loved by bees. Height: 90 cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18").


Culinary note: Use the dried leaves to make Bergamot tea or use the sweet, spicy flavoured petals to enhance salads, jellies, rice or pasta dishes. For more details about edible flowers click here.

 

Lifetime Guarantee on Hardy Plants Large Potted Plant Special Offer
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    • 1 x 1 litre potted monarda plant

    • Despatch: By end of January 2017
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted monarda plants

    • Despatch: By end of January 2017
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    • £16.99