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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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Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun' (Garden Ready)

Blanket Flower

  • The fast-track to a hassle-free garden - just plant, water and enjoy!
  • Quality plants delivered to your door, hardened off and ready to plant out
  • Fully-grown, super-robust, healthy plants
Our garden ready plants are selected for garden performance, straight from the nursery. We send them to you 'green' ahead of flowering (but please note some varieties may show a few blooms), which means plants will establish quickly and all their energy goes into producing better roots, so they produce more flowers throughout the season.

A blaze of summertime colour that thrives, whatever the weather! The glorious daisy flowers of Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun' produce a constant display of large flower heads in fiery shades of orange, yellow and red. The cheery blooms persist well into autumn, and make spectacular cut flowers for an indoor display. This low maintenance, hardy perennial is trouble-free and even copes well on poor, dry soils. Perfect for containers or filling gaps at the front of sunny borders. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

Garden ready special offer
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    • 30 gaillardia garden ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £14.99

Lewisia cotyledon 'Elise Mixed'

  • First lewisia to repeat flower throughout summer
Masses of starry flowers in a range of fruity colours, including stripes and picotees adorn slender stems above neat rosettes of fleshy leaves. Traditionally grown as perennials in alpine houses, new breeding has brought us Lewisia 'Elise Mixed' which flowers in its first year, making a bright and attractive annual bedding plant! Winner of a Fleuroselect Gold Medal, these exceptional plants repeat flower throughout summer, lighting up beds, borders, containers and rock gardens. Tolerating heat and drought well, Lewisia is also perfectly happy with cooler temperatures and will overwinter with protection from wet weather. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 24 lewisia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £16.99
    • 48 lewisia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £33.98 £22.99

Gaura lindheimeri 'Sparkle White'

This stunning hardy perennial makes a fabulous border plant! Its graceful, slender stems are topped with a flurry of dazzling white, starry blooms that still look fresh and airy at the end of summer. This bushy, clump forming variety has a neat, compact habit that makes it perfect for the front of sunny borders or edging paths as a mini hedge. Once established, Gaura lindheimeri 'Sparkle White' even copes well during periods of drought. Height and spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 24 gaura plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £13.99
    • 48 gaura plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £27.99 £19.99

Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun'

Blanket Flower

A blaze of summertime colour that thrives, whatever the weather! The glorious daisy flowers of Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun' produce a constant display of large flower heads in fiery shades of orange, yellow and red. The cheery blooms persist well into autumn, and make spectacular cut flowers for an indoor display. This low maintenance, hardy perennial is trouble-free and even copes well on poor, dry soils. Perfect for containers or filling gaps at the front of sunny borders. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 24 gaillardia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 48 gaillardia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    • SAVE £7  
    • £25.98 £17.99

Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Sun' (Large Plant)

Blanket Flower

A blaze of summertime colour that thrives, whatever the weather! The glorious daisy flowers of Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun' produce a constant display of large flower heads in fiery shades of orange, yellow and red. The cheery blooms persist well into autumn, and make spectacular cut flowers for an indoor display. This low maintenance, hardy perennial is trouble-free and even copes well on poor, dry soils. Perfect for containers or filling gaps at the front of sunny borders. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted gaillardia plant

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    • £9.99
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    • 1 x 3 litre potted gaillardia plant

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted gaillardia plants

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    • £14.99
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    • 2 x 3 litre potted gaillardia plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £19.99

Penstemon 'Sour Grapes' (Large Plant)

Its unusual colouring makes Penstemon 'Sour Grapes' instantly recognisable. This well loved variety bears upright spikes of alluring bell-shaped flowers in a peculiar blend of pink and blue, being neither one nor the other. This hardy semi-evergreen perennial is easy to grow, blooming over an exceptionally long period. Penstemons make a colourful contribution to herbaceous borders and wildlife areas where they will attract bees and other pollinators throughout the summer. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

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

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    • £9.99
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    • 1 x 2 litre potted penstemon plant

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted penstemon plants

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    • £14.99
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    • 2 x 2 litre potted penstemon plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £19.99

Hollyhock 'Halo Mixed'

Alcea rosea, Althaea rosea

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  • T&M's own breeding
  • Longer flowering than any other types
  • Easy-to-grow border plants
  • Colourful central 'eye'
  • 16 years in the making
Colour that's almost 2 metres high! And now Hollyhocks are even more colourful thanks to new Hollyhock 'Halo Mixed', with its glowing eyes to add contrast. These stunning cottage garden perennials make a beautiful cut flower for a vase indoors and the edible flowers can even be added to salads for an attractive, tasty treat. Recognised by the European Fleuroselect panel of experts with a novelty award too. Height: 180cm (71"). Spread: 60cm (24").

 

Culinary note: Hollyhock flowers are edible.

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

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    • 5 hollyhock Postiplug plants

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    • £11.99
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    • 10 hollyhock Postiplug plants

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    • £14.99
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Gaillardia 'Arizona Apricot'

Blanket Flower

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A spectacular dwarf Blanket Flower with a long-flowering period and superb garden performance. The golden blooms blushed with apricot sit neatly above uniform, well-branched plants throughout summer and well into autumn. Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Arizona Apricot' is undemanding, providing fabulous colour whatever the weather. Perfect for containers or filling gaps in the front of borders. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 6 gaillardia plug plants

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    • £5.99
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    • 12 gaillardia plug plants

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    • £8.99
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Pansy 'Matrix Butterfly'

Viola x wittrockiana

  • Best In Class for winter pansy - click here for details
  • No winter garden is complete without these super pansies
A brand new colour breakthrough in pansy breeding! Beautiful glowing pinks and yellows blend softly with butterfly-effect markings on dazzling, large flowers. Reliable and disease tolerant, Pansy 'Matrix Butterfly' have a compact habit and will very quickly branch out to cover the ground before bursting into full bloom. Pansies are easy to grow, making them perfect for all your containers and bedding displays. Height: 20cm (8"). 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 pansy plug plants

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    • £12.99
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    • 72 pansy plug plants

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    • £16.99
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Penstemon 'Wedding Bells' Mixed

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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").

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

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    • 24 penstemon plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 48 penstemon plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £14.99