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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.


For beautiful summer flowers browse our range of annual plants.



We have found 24 products.
 

Lavender 'Hidcote'

Lavandula angustifolia, English Lavender

With its compact habit and dark purple flower spikes, this must be one of the nation's best known varieties of English lavender. The fragrant stems of Lavandula 'Hidcote' are ideal for cutting or drying, and the nectar-rich flowers are particularly attractive to bees. Lavender makes an excellent low hedge or path edging where the perfume can be appreciated as you brush past the aromatic evergreen foliage. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 75cm (30").

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

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    • 6 lavander plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £5.99

Fuchsia 'Purple Rain'

This striking variety bears fully double, ruffled petals that burst from pristine white sepals in a fabulous colour contrast. The gently cascading stems of trailing Fuchsia 'Deep Purple' are filled with blooms of up to 6cm (2 &frac1/2") diameter. A wonderful variety that will add a touch of luxury to your hanging baskets, flower pouches and patio containers this summer! Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

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How to grow fuchsias


Culinary note: Add the beautiful coloured flowers to salads, crystallise them for a sweet garnish or add them to jellies for an extra splash of colour. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 5 fuchsia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 10 fuchsia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99

Hellebore 'Single Pink Spotted' (Large Plant)

Helleborus

Hellebores are essential for winter colour in the garden, and are just as important in the garden as snowdrops, aconites and early spring bulbs. The Christmas Rose blooms extremely early in the year, sometimes even from Christmas, hence the name. Hellebores are most at home in shady borders, or for planting beneath trees and shrubs.

Hellebores have clear-coloured, long-lasting, cup-shaped flowers. Hellebore 'Single Pink Spotted' offers blooms with distinctive spots on each petal. The evergreen Hellebore is excellent for winter colour in the garden; plants are clump-forming are brilliant for ground cover. Height and spread: 45cm (18").

 

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    • 1 x 3 litre potted hellebore plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £11.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted hellebore plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £19.99

Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea'

Lesser Periwinkle

Deep plum-purple flowers appear in spring above the evergreen foliage of Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea'. This attractive Lesser Periwinkle is less vigorous than its larger cousin Vinca major, making it easier to confine to its allotted space. Vinca are perfect for filling tricky spots where little else grows. Ideal for creating weed suppressing ground cover in almost any position, from sunny banks to dark, shady corners. Height: 20cm (8") Spread: 50cm (19"). More info
    • 1 x 8cm potted vinca minor plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 8cm potted vinca minor plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £16.99

Viola 'Bunny Ears'

Viola x wittrockiana

  • 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").
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    • 36 viola plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £13.99
    • 72 viola plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £18.99

Wallflower 'Winter Joy'

Erysimum, Cheiranthus

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Wallflower 'Winter Joy' is a striking fragrant variety with cheery mauve blooms. This evergreen erysimum hybrid has a neat, compact habit making it perfect for beds, borders and containers. 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: 50cm (20").

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    • 4 wallflower jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99

Osteospermum 'Tresco Purple' (Hardy)

Osteospermum 'Nairobi Purple', African Daisy, Cape Daisy

Bold pink daisy flowers open every morning to greet the sun. Versatile and resilient, hardy Osteospermum 'Tresco Purple' will thrive in hot, dry, neglected conditions and yet is one of the longest-flowering plants in the garden! Expect vibrant summer colour and weed suppressing ground cover from this easy to grow, sun loving Cape Daisy. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 90cm (36").
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    • 3 osteospermum jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £11.99

Vinca major

Greater Periwinkle

Periwinkle is one of the toughest plants money can buy, producing plants that flower relentlessly throughout the summer. Periwinkle is a vigorous, low growing shrub, which thrives in almost any garden position, from full sun to the darkest, shady corners.

The ground-covering stems of Vinca major provide evergreen, dark green foliage that can help to beat the weeds, with inky blue flowers from April to September! Vinca are perfect for filling those tricky areas of the garden where little else grows. Height: 45cm (18") Spread: 75cm (30").

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    • 1 x 9cm potted vinca major plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted vinca major plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £16.99

Hellebore 'Single Burgundy' (Large Plant)

Helleborus

Hellebores are one of the first flowers to welcome a New Year in the garden. The Christmas Rose is perfect for shady borders, and can provide easy-maintenance ground cover beneath trees and shrubs.

Hellebores have glorious, nodding, cup-shaped flowers in a rainbow of clear colours. Hellebore 'Single Burgundy' carries blooms in a deep, husky red shade. The Hellebore is unrivalled for winter colour in the garden; these evergreen plants are clump-forming and look fantastic in long, sweeping borders or large patio pots. Height and spread: 45cm (18").

 

Lifetime Guarantee on Hardy Plants Large Potted Plant Special Offer
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    • 1 x 3 litre potted hellebore plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £11.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted hellebore plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £19.99

Hellebore 'Single Yellow Spotted' (Large Plant)

Helleborus

Hellebores are ideal for winter colour in the garden. The Christmas Rose begins to flower early on in the year, sometimes from Christmas time. Hellebores are perfect for shady borders, and are ideal for awkward, shady corners, or for planting under trees and shrubs, or into large, showy patio containers.

Hellebores have photogenic, colourful, long-lasting flowers. Hellebore 'Single Single Yellow Spotted' features pretty flowers with a unique spotting. The evergreen Hellebore is excellent for beginners and those with small gardens. Plants will give guaranteed winter colour in borders. Height and spread: 45cm (18").

 

Lifetime Guarantee on Hardy Plants Large Potted Plant Special Offer
More info
    • 1 x 3 litre potted hellebore plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
    •  
    • £11.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted hellebore plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
    •  
    • £19.99

Wallflower 'Sweet Sorbet'

Erysimum, Cheiranthus

Wallflower 'Sweet Sorbet' is a striking fragrant variety with amazing streaked flowers that gradually transform from lilac purple to orange as the blooms mature. This evergreen erysimum hybrid has a neat, compact habit making it perfect for beds, borders and containers. 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: 50cm (20"). More info
    • 4 wallflower jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99

Wallflower 'Winter Sorbet'

Erysimum, Cheiranthus

Wallflower 'Winter Sorbet' is a striking fragrant variety with amazing lilac purple blooms that transform to shades of burnt orange in a patchwork of colour as the blooms mature. This evergreen erysimum hybrid has a neat, compact habit making it perfect for beds, borders and containers. 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: 50cm (20"). More info
    • 4 wallflower jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99