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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.



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Primrose 'Irish Beauties Collection'

Primula vulgaris, Kennedy Primroses

  • New in 2014
  • The World's Hardiest Primrose
Often referred to as Kennedy Primroses, these striking Primulas are the products of 35 years of breeding. The results speak for themselves! These eye catching perennials are particularly tough, tolerating temperatures down to -15C (5F), resisting frost, snow and extreme wet conditions to make them the world’s hardiest Primrose. Each of Primrose ‘Irish Beauties Collection’ has darkly coloured green and purple-bronze foliage that contrasts with the shapely blooms. Once established they will virtually look after themselves, flowering twice as long as other varieties for an extended spring display. Height and spread: 20cm (8”).
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    • 3 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 6 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
    • SAVE £5.99  
    • £25.98 £19.99
    • 9 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
    • SAVE £13.98  
    • £38.97 £24.99

Geranium 'Double Flowered Collection'

Hardy Geranium, Cranesbill

Enjoy our selection of the very best double-flowered cranesbills. Every bloom is a pretty posy of vibrant colour and unlike their single flowered relations, these hardy geraniums won't self seed, so the flowers last even longer. These cottage garden favourites will quickly blend with other herbaceous perennials to create colourful groundcover, and look equally attractive in borders or containers. Height: Up to 90cm (36"). Spread: 60cm (24").
  • Collection comprises 1 plant each of:
  • Geranium himalayense 'Birch Double' (left) - Vigorous and versatile, this superb cranesbill tolerates almost any situation; even full shade.
  • Geranium pratense 'Laura' (bottom right) - Long lasting, weather resistant, double white flowers are produced from June onwards on upright, downy stems.
  • Geranium pratense 'Summer Skies' (top right) - The double blooms of Geranium pratense 'Summer Skies' may look delicate but this hardy herbaceous perennial is tough and undemanding.
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    • 3 bareroot plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
    • SAVE £19.98  
    • £38.97 £18.99
    • 6 bareroot plants - 2 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
    • SAVE £48.95  
    • £77.94 £28.99

Hellebore 'Washfield Doubles'

Helleborus x hybridus

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Breathtaking, double-flowered hellebores from the 'Washfield' collection that are bred to perfection. Intriguing colours, patterns, flecks and ruffles are a sheer delight during the cold months of winter and early spring, while their leathery palmate foliage has an evergreen presence all year round. These delightful doubles come in a wide colour range including yellows, greens, blacks, reds, apricots and many other shades. Height and spread: 40cm (16"). Please note: Plants are selected at random from a wide colour range.

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    • 5 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £13.99
    • 10 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £18.99

Geranium pratense 'Laura'

Hardy Geranium, Meadow Cranesbill

Long lasting, weather resistant, double white flowers are produced from June onwards on upright, downy stems. The serrated leaves quickly create a mound of fresh green foliage that makes excellent groundcover for a cottage garden or perennial border. Unlike its single flowered relations, Geranium pratense 'Laura' does not self seed, making it easier to control. Height and spread: 60cm (24”).
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    • 1 bareroot plant

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £12.99

Geranium pratense 'Summer Skies'

Hardy Geranium, Meadow Cranesbill

Plant swathes of this gorgeous mauve-pink geranium in your cottage garden borders and enjoy dreamy summer skies all summer long. The double blooms of Geranium pratense 'Summer Skies' may look delicate but this hardy herbaceous perennial is tough and undemanding. Unlike its single flowered relations, this meadow cranesbill does not self seed, so the flowers last even longer. Height: 90cm (36”). Spread: 60cm (24”).
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    • 1 bareroot plant

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £12.99

Hellebore 'Hybridizers Singles'

  • Easy to grow, problem-free and will last for years
  • Fabulous early colour when the garden is dull and drab
  • Plants quickly establish and form clumps in any shady spot
Thompson & Morgan inherited the breeding successes of world renowned hellebore expert Elizabeth Strangman a few years ago. Since then, we've raised a superb range of Washfield hybrids, each with carefully perfected forms and colours. Now we're giving our customers the chance to get their hands on these elegant, single-flowered hellebores from our hand-pollinated breeding program. Helleborus 'Hybridizers Singles' are superb garden plants - and you might even get a surprise colour or two! Height and spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 5 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £13.99
    • 10 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £18.99

Foxglove 'Illumination Pink'

Digitalis

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  • Winner of Plant of the Year 2012 - RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Best new product at the Anglian Business Awards, Best new product at the Garden Retail awards
  • World Exclusive
  • T&M's own breeding

Thought to be an impossible hybridisation, this is the most spectacular foxglove you will have ever seen! Parentage from the little-known Isoplexis (Canary Island Foxglove) gives this exciting new Digitalis its fabulous tropical colouring. Being completely sterile Foxglove ‘Illumination’ won’t set seed, giving it an incredibly long flowering period. Unlike most foxgloves which are generally biennial, this half-hardy semi-evergreen is a true perennial so you will be able to enjoy its flowers for years to come. The exotic looking blooms are densely packed on sturdy stems, with many side branches, making a striking addition to summer borders. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18").

Useful links:

'Impossible' Foxglove named Plant of the Year at RHS Chelsea Flower Show
Gardening news: Top 10 best-selling plants of 2012
Read Michael Perry's blog: Futuristic Foxgloves

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    • 1 x 9cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 3 x 9cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £29.97 £19.98

Geum 'Fruit Punch' Collection

Avens

A fruity collection of Geums which are ideal for adding to the front of perennial borders for summer-long colour. The pretty, bowl-shaped blooms are held high above the foliage on elegant, wiry stems, which are ideal for cutting for a vase indoors. Easy to grow, reliable and with a long flowering period, Geum 'Fruit Punch Collection' is an essential addition to your summer garden.


  • Collection comprises the following varieties:
  • Geum 'Mai Tai' - A compact Geum with beautiful, ruffled apricot-orange blooms emerging from contrasting burgundy buds. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 40cm (16").
  • Geum 'Double Sunrise' - A cheerful new Geum with gorgeous, double yellow blooms. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 45cm (18").
  • Geum 'Flames of Passion' - Soft red, semi-double blooms with contrasting yellow anthers are borne on burgundy stems. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 40cm (16").
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    • 3 bareroot plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of January 2015
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    • £18.99
    • 6 bareroot plants - 2 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of January 2015
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    • £26.99

Primrose 'Belarina Doubles Collection'

Primula

  • New in 2014
Say ‘goodbye’ to the winter blues with these little beauties! Primrose ‘Belarina Doubles Collection’ will cheer up your garden from spring through to early summer with their vibrant colour, delicate fragrance and evergreen rosettes of foliage. With exceptional hardiness, down to -25C (13F), these incredible perennials will come back year after year, no matter how cold the winter is! Like miniature roses, these double-flowered primroses look fabulous wherever you plant them, in pots, containers, beds or baskets, in sun or semi shade - and unlike other primroses they won’t need dead-heading! In this collection you will receive the following varieties: 'Nectarine', 'Amethyst Ice' and 'Pink Ice' Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 20cm (8").
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    • 3 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 6 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
    • SAVE £8.99  
    • £25.98 £16.99
    • 9 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
    • SAVE £18.98  
    • £38.97 £19.99

Dianthus Lucky Dip

Pink

Buy our great value 'surprise' packs of 'pinks'. For just £4.99 you can receive a pack of pinks worth £9.99. To allow us to offer you such a good price, we can't take orders for specific varieties, but whatever we decide to send, you won't be disappointed!


Each customer can order up to 5 'Lucky Dip' packs. If you order more than 1 pack, we'll do our best to send a different variety for each pack ordered, subject to availability. A pack represents a single variety and not a mixture of several varieties.

 

Culinary note: Dianthus flowers are edible.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click hereOther Lucky Dip Products

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    • 1 lucky dip

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £9.99 £4.99

Gerbera 'Sweet Dreams'

Barberton Daisy, Transvaal Daisy

  • New in 2014
  • World exclusive
  • Bigger and better winter hardy gerberas
  • Three seasons of stunning colour
Growing Gerberas outdoors was virtually inconceivable ten years ago. Now these 2nd generation hardy Gerberas can be grown year round in the border! Gerbera 'Sweet Dreams’ produces plenty of cerise pink daisy blooms that are twice the size of other hardy Gerberas, and make fabulous cut flowers. Blooming reliably from June to October, these wonderful clump forming hardy perennials make a big impact in borders and patio containers. Height and spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 1 x 7cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £9.99

Heteropappus meyendorfii

Blue Chrysanthemum

  • New in 2014
  • Hundreds of electric blue blooms
Like a little blue Chrysanthemum, this fabulous plant produces an abundance of blooms from late summer, and continues throughout autumn. Heteropappus meyendorfii is a colourful, late flowering half hardy perennial with a lovely spreading habit. This pretty little daisy is perfect for filling gaps in containers and late summer borders when other plants are beginning to fade. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 5 Postiplug plants

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    • £8.99
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    • 10 Postiplug plants

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    • £17.98 £12.99
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