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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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Meconopsis 'Lingholm'

Himalayan Blue Poppy

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A perennial wow factor for a difficult, damp shady corner. I just love the indescribable blue colour of Meconopsis blooms; once seen, never forgotten! This specially selected strain acts as a perennial too, lasting in the garden for many years. Height: 75cm (30”). Spread: 50cm (20”).
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    • 2 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 4 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £15.99

Peony 'Eden's Perfume'

Paeonia

  • Best in Class for border peonies
Said to be the most fragrant peony ever! Large pink, layered blooms with a powerful scent of roses, and layer upon layer of sublime, shell pink petals. Herbaceous peonies are a real feature of the border producing exotic, elegant blooms from early summer onwards which are superb for cutting. Peonies are hardy, long lived and cope well on heavier soils, provided that they are well drained. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 60cm (24").

Useful links:

How to plant peonies

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    • 1 bareroot plant

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £14.99

Iris ensata 'Collection'

Japanese Iris, Iris kaempferi

Spectacular, exotic blooms are carried above narrow, strap-like foliage in summer. Iris ensata enjoy a reliably moist soil and positively thrive in bog gardens or at the margins of a pond or stream. The long stems of these low maintenance perennials also make them ideal for cutting for an eye-catching vase indoors. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 4 bareroot plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £13.99
    • 8 bareroot plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £27.98 £18.99

Verbena bonariensis 'Lollipop'

Glandularia, Verbena patagonica

  • New in 2014
  • Unique mini Verbena for your patio
Like its parents, Verbena bonariensis 'Lollipop' boasts the same tight clusters of floating purple flowers, but has short, compact stems that reach only half the height. Well shaped, uniform plants with an open airy habit attract butterflies to their glowing blooms from June to September. This fabulous hardy dwarf verbena is perfectly proportioned for patio pots and the front of borders where it creates a wonderful delicate airy effect. Height and spread: 60cm (24").
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    • 3 jumbo plug plants

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

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £16.99

Cosmos atrosanguineus 'Chocamocha'

Chocolate Cosmos, Bidens atrosanguineus

  • New in 2014
A ‘must have’ plant for gardening chocoholics! You’ll be amazed by the luxurious, velvety blooms in rich cocoa shades that even smell of chocolate. Cosmos atrosanguineus 'Chocamocha' is particularly compact and much shorter than other cultivars, so the red-brown stems won’t require staking. Chocolate Plants make as fabulous container plant and associate beautifully with fiery shades in hot coloured perennial borders. Although often grown as an annual, this lovely Cosmos can easily be over-wintered as a perennial when grown in containers and kept in frost free conditions. Height and spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 3 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £12.99
    • 6 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
    • SAVE £7.99  
    • £25.98 £17.99

Verbena bonariensis

Glandularia, Verbena patagonica

Tightly clustered florets form glowing lavender flower heads that float atop stiffly upright, branching stems. The long lasting blooms of Verbena bonariensis attract clouds of bees and butterflies. This perennial verbena has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity in recent years, associating beautifully with grasses for a tranquil planting scheme, or adding a touch of architectural style to the back of herbaceous borders. This elegant perennial is at its most effective when planted in large swathes. Height: 200cm (79”). Spread: 45cm (18”).
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    • 6 plug plants

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    • £5.99
    • Out of stock
    • 12 plug plants

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    • £7.99
    • Out of stock

Clematis 'Fascination'

Old Man's Beard

  • Try a different type of clematis this season
A superb non climbing, herbaceous clematis that is perfect for scrambling through shrubs, over banks and tumbling down walls. The gently scented violet purple flowers are followed by decorative seed heads for a long lasting display. Clematis 'Fascination' is particularly easy to maintain as it can be cut back to almost ground level each year. Height: 150cm (60”). Spread: 75cm (30”). Pruning group: 3.

Useful links:

How to prune a clematis

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    • 1 x 9cm potted clematis plant

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    • £14.99
    • Out of stock
    • 2 x 9cm potted clematis plants

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    • £19.98
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Meconopsis baileyi 'Alba'

Himalayan Poppy, Tibetan Poppy, Meconopsis betonicifolia

  • New in 2014
  • Glorious white Himalayan poppy
Rarely seen, this stunning white form of the Himalayan blue poppy is a real eye-catcher in late spring and early summer. Pure white, silky petals surround golden yellow stamens to form clear, single blooms up to 10cm (4") across. Forming a basal rosette of hairy leaves, Meconopsis baileyi 'Alba' thrives in cool, moist, shady borders and woodland gardens, making a stunning feature when planted en masse. This captivating short-lived perennial is a 'must have' in the garden! Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 50cm (20").
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    • 2 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 4 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £25.98 £15.99

Meconopsis Duo

Himalayan Blue Poppy, Tibetan Poppy

These stunning Himalayan poppies are a 'must have' in the garden! Silky petals in shades of white or blue surround golden yellow stamens to form clear, single blooms up to 10cm (4") across. Forming a basal rosette of hairy leaves, Meconopsis makes a captivating feature planted en masse in woodland gardens and moist, shady borders.


  • Collection comprises 4 jumbo plugs each of:
  • Meconopsis 'Lingholm' – A captivating short-lived perennial bearing spectacular, single clear blue poppy flowers, up to 10cm (4") across. Incredibly popular, this Himalayan blue poppy is ideal for moist shady borders. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 50cm (20").
  • Meconopsis baileyi 'Alba' - Rarely seen, this stunning white form of the Himalayan blue poppy is a real eye-catcher in late spring and early summer. Although often short-lived, this Meconopsis makes a stunning feature when planted en masse. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 50cm (20").
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    • 8 jumbo plugs - 4 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • SAVE £11.99  
    • £31.98 £19.99

Lord Anson's Pea

Lathyrus nervosus, Sweet Pea

  • Rarely available - a perennial blue sweet pea!

A highly desirable and sought after half hardy perennial with handsome, clear blue sweet pea flowers on completely wingless stems. The scentless blooms of Lathyrus nervosus are produced in profusion throughout summer, beautifully complimented by leathery grey-green foliage. Lord Anson’s Pea has a sprawling bushy habit that makes it ideal for weaving through shrubs or romping over low walls and hedges. Height: 120cm (48"). Spread: 30cm (12").

Useful links:

How to grow sweet peas

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    • 5 Postiplug plants

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    • £8.99
    • Out of stock
    • 10 Postiplug plants

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    • £12.99
    • Out of stock