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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.



We have found 45 products.
 

Primrose 'Planets Mixed'

Primula

  • New in 2014
  • Distinctive new colours
Freshen up tired spring borders with these exciting new Primulas! Each shapely flower of Primrose ‘Planets Mixed’ has a contrasting inner ring of colour that makes them really stand out from crowd. This unique feature has never been seen before in Primroses - so it’s sure to attract attention. Grow them along path edges or in prominent patio containers where they can really be appreciated. Height and spread: 20cm (8").
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    • 12 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £7.99
    • 24 plug plants

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    • £15.98 £10.99
    • 48 plug plants

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    • £31.96 £16.99

Primrose 'Romance'

Primula

  • New in 2014
Each ruffled bloom of Primrose ‘Romance’ is individually patterned and marbled for a unique appearance. This flamboyant little primrose will brighten even the dullest winter day with their exuberant frills and colours. Grow them in beds, borders and containers or cheer up a springtime windowbox. Once established these easy to grow perennials will virtually look after themselves. Height and spread: 20cm (8").
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    • 24 plug plants

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    • £9.99
    • 48 plug plants

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    • £19.98 £14.99

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

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    • £12.99
    • 6 jumbo plug plants

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    • £25.98 £16.99
    • 9 jumbo plug plants

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Polyanthus eliator 'Crescendo® Mixed' F1 Hybrid

Primula, Oxlip

 Customer Rating
  • Best In Class for polyanthus click here for details
  • Polyanthus are a majestic spring container choice
  • RHS Award of Garden Merit

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. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 36 plug plants

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    • £9.99
    • 72 plug plants

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    • £19.98 £14.99

Penstemon 'Wedding Bells' Mixed

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  • World Exclusive
Penstemon cobaea 'Wedding Bells' (also known as Orchestra Mixed) combines some of the best penstemons from T&M's own breeding programme. Satin, bell-shaped flowers in a variety of bright colours and patterns are carried over a particularly long flowering period, above glossy, semi-evergreen foliage. A fantastic alternative to Antirrhinums (snapdragons) in annual bedding schemes, these compact penstemon plants boast large flowers and superb weather resistance. Easy to maintain, these hardy perennials are also attractive to bees. Height: 50cm (18"). Spread: 45cm (18").

Useful links:

Gardening news: Move over marigolds... new bedding plants fly in the face of tradition

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    • 6 plug plants

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    • £5.99
    • 12 plug plants

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    • £9.99
    • 24 plug plants

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    • £14.99 £7.49
    • 48 plug plants

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    • £19.99 £9.99

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 jumbo plug plant

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    • £9.99
    • 3 jumbo plug plants

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    • £19.99
    • 6 jumbo plug plants

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    • £24.99

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. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 12 plug plants

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    • £9.99
    • 24 plug plants

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    • 48 plug plants

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    • £39.96 £18.99

Delosperma 'Hardy Mixed'

Hardy Ice Plant

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  • Vigorous ground cover, even in the driest of soils

Unique, versatile and vibrant! The fleshy, drought tolerant creeping stems of these hardy Ice Plants make ideal ground cover on sunny banks and poor stony soils. The showy daisy-like flowers of Delosperma 'Hardy Mixed' create a carpet of intense colour, in exclusive new shades that will stop you in your tracks. Fantastic for those hot, dry problem areas where many other plants would fail to establish. Height: 10cm (4"). Spread: 60cm (24").

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    • 5 jumbo plug plants

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    • £13.99
    • 10 jumbo plug plants

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    • £19.99
    • 20 jumbo plug plants

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Helianthemum Collection

Rock Rose, Sun Rose

These tough little rock roses are hardy, drought tolerant and trouble-free, producing glorious colour from late spring to midsummer. If pruned after flowering, they'll even reward you with a second flush of blooms in late summer! The nectar-rich flowers, set against a backdrop of silvery, semi-evergreen foliage, are loved by bees and other insects. This helianthemum collection makes excellent groundcover or a versatile addition to rockeries or hot, dry borders. Height: 20cm (8”). Spread: 30cm (12”).
  • Collection comprises the following varieties:
  • Helianthemum 'Ben Mohr' – Orange, saucer shaped flowers.
  • Helianthemum 'Pink Angel' – An abundance of delicate double, pink flowers.
  • Helianthemum 'The Bride' – A pretty, white rock rose with an RHS Award of Garden Merit.
  • Helianthemum 'Ben Fhada' – Bright, primrose yellow blooms with golden egg-yolk centres.
  • Helianthemum 'Fireball' – Fantastic double scarlet petals.
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    • 5 jumbo plug plants - 1 of each variety

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    • £14.99
    • 10 jumbo plug plants - 2 of each variety

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    • £19.99

Myosotis sylvatica 'Sylva'

Forget-me-not

  • Brilliant with spring bulbs
The perfect partner for spring bulb displays. Frothy plants with not just the traditional blue flowers, but also new pinks and whites. So easy to grow, 'Sylva' will create a carpet of colour that will keep your garden looking fabulous until your summer plants kick in. A simple yet effective bed filler.
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    • 36 plug plants

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    • £12.99
    • 72 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
    • Double up 36 to 72 for £4 extra  
    • £25.98 £16.99

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. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 36 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £11.99
    • 72 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
    • Double up 36 to 72 for £5 extra  
    • £23.98 £16.99

Polyanthus 'Most Scented Mix'

Primula

  • The most scented polyanthus
We've sniffed all the polyanthus we could find to be able to make up this exclusive mix for you! Each fresh colour has a lovely, strong fragrance, to bring you a true scent of spring. From late winter, these vigorous perennials produce plenty of flowers on short, stocky stems, above neat rosettes of lush foliage. Fill all your pots and borders with Polyanthus 'Most Scented Mix' for a riot of scent and colour even on the dreariest winter days! Height and spread: 25cm (10”)..

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 36 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £11.99
    • 72 plug plants

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    • £23.98 £16.99