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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 27 products.
 

Gaillardia 'Snappy'

Blanket Flower

  • New in 2015
  • Finally, a gaillardia that lasts for years in the garden
Finally, a long-lasting gaillardia for years of pleasure in the garden. Blanket Flowers have a reputation for being unreliably perennial but new Gaillardia 'Snappy' makes that a thing of the past. We can now offer you unrivalled flower power alongside true perennial reliability for years of vibrant border and container colour. This world-class introduction offers non-stop flowering on sturdy, compact, upright plants from mid-summer through to late autumn. The red and yellow blooms also take on a purple sheen in the summer sunshine and will be much loved by bees, butterflies and other pollinators. Height and spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 5 gaillardia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 10 gaillardia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £14.99

Aubrieta 'Royal Mixed'

Aubretia

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These tough little plants will thrive in the poorest of soils, forming dense mats of evergreen foliage. Aubretia 'Royal Mixed' produces masses of colourful flowers in spring that will brighten rockeries, spill from containers and creep through cracks in walls and paving. Height: 10cm (4"); spread 60cm (24").
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    • 36 aubretia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £8.99
    • 72 aubretia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £12.99

Dianthus 'Scents of Summer Collection'

Carnation, Pink

  • New in 2015
  • T&M Exclusive

Immerse your senses in Dianthus 'Scents of Summer Mixed'! We've hand selected a range of modern dianthus plants to offer bright colours, strong garden performance and multi-flowering stems, while retaining the vintage spicy fragrance of garden pinks. The extreme flower power of these hardy perennials means you'll enjoy 100s of cut flower blooms through the summer, every year, with plenty left on the plants to keep them looking good in the garden. Height and spread: 30cm (12").


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

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    • 5 dianthus Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 10 dianthus Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 20 dianthus Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £24.99

Dianthus 'Ever-blooming Mixed' (Hardy)

Carnation

Strong upright stems carry large ruffled blooms in a vibrant mix of red, orange, yellow and pink carnations. These hardy perennial dianthus are cottage garden essentials. The fragrant carnation flowers are excellent for cutting for a bright display indoors. Perfectly proportioned for the front of sunny borders where their mounds of silvery green foliage remain evergreen throughout the year. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 40cm (16").

 

Culinary note: Dianthus flowers are edible.

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

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    • 6 dianthus plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £5.99
    • 36 dianthus plug plants

    • Despatch:
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    • £10.99
    • Out of stock
    • 72 dianthus plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
    • Double up 36 to 72 for £5 extra  
    • £15.99

Echinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit Mixed'

Coneflower

  • The first cone flower for bedding plants
This colourful coneflower has a super branching habit that produces many more flowers per plant than other varieties. Its free flowering habit makes Echinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit Mixed' ideal as an unusual bedding plant. This vibrant mix contains a range of sought after colours for a really dazzling display. Like all coneflowers, these Echinacea are also ideal for growing in wildlife gardens and coastal positions. The flowers are great for cutting too! Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 40cm (16").
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    • 12 echinacea plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £10.99
    • 24 echinacea plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £16.99
    • 48 echinacea plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £21.99

Alstroemeria 'Inca Smile'

Peruvian Lily, Alstroemeria 'Koncasmile'

The exotic, orchid-like blooms of Alstroemeria 'Inca Smile' have a resilience and longevity that belies their delicate appearance. This stunning Peruvian Lily blooms for up to 5 months with the largest Alstroemeria flowers that we have ever seen - almost twice the size of other varieties. With a neat semi dwarf habit, 'Inca Smile' is perfectly proportioned for containers or borders, and makes a superb cut flower too. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 25cm (10").
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    • 1 x 7cm alstroemeria potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 3 x 7cm alstroemeria potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £19.99

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 'Peachy Keen' - New peach bloomed variety 'Peachy Keen' has an overwhelming amount of petals, further boosting the effect in your garden!
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    • 5 helianthemum jumbo plug plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 10 helianthemum jumbo plug plants - 2 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £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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    • 6 gaillardia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £5.99
    • 24 gaillardia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 48 gaillardia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £17.99

Peony 'Coral Sunset' (Large Plant)

Paeonia lactiflora, Herbaceous Peony

Herbaceous Peonies will last a lifetime in your garden; giving late spring displays of show-stopping, ruffled blooms each year for the minimum of effort! Plant them into the middle of herbaceous borders, where they will add structure and of course, rich colours.

Peony 'Coral Sunset' is especially recommended for its bowl-shaped blooms, which open coral pink, changing slowly to apricot and soft yellow. Imagine all these colours on one plant at the same time! Flowering in May, border Peonies are the perfect companions for Tulips! 'Coral Sunset' is a gold medal winner with the American Peony Society. Height: 80cm (31"). Spread: 55cm (21").

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    • 1 x 3.5 litre potted peony plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted peony plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £24.99

Perovskia 'Blue Spire' (Large Plant)

Russian Sage

Perovskia 'Blue Spire' is an easy maintenance plant, which is particularly at home in a bright, sunny border. Plants of Russian Sage are drought resistant, and will establish quickly and easily, and are ideal for beginners and first time gardeners. They can also be grown in coastal areas quite successfully.

The foliage of Perovskia is silvery and aromatic, and plants will look fantastic when planted en masse. The blue flowers combine well, and are useful for colour later in the summer. Plants of Russian Sage are loved by bees and butterflies, and 'Blue Spire' also holds an RHS Award of Garden Merit. Height: 120cm (48"). Spread: 1m (39").

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    • 1 x 3.5 litre potted perovskia plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £10.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted perovskia plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £19.99

Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Kobold' (Large Plant)

Blanket Flower, Gaillardia aristata 'Goblin'

An exceptionally long flowering hardy perennial, with flowers from June to September. Gaillardia is a plant that really stands out in the border too! When at their peak of flowering, these plants will be covered in flowers, so much so that you won't see the foliage!

Gaillardia are at their happiest in poor, sandy or stony soils, which is excellent for garden problem areas, and will survive periods of drought. Blanket Flower plants are hardy, and will come back year after year, and are ideal for beginners.Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted gaillardia plant

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted gaillardia plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £16.99

Bergenia 'Dragonfly Sakura' (Large Plant)

Elephant's Ears

Reliable evergreen ground cover with astonishing winter colour! The glossy, rounded foliage of Bergenia 'Dragonfly Sakura' turns from lush green to rich purple-black throughout the coldest months. From March, the dark foliage is the perfect backdrop for the candy pink flowers that rise above it. The pretty blooms provide invaluable food for pollinating insects early in the year, and make dainty cut flowers too. Elephant Ears is a reliable, no maintenance hardy perennial – perfect for the front of cottage garden borders. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 1 x 2 litre potted bergenia plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted bergenia plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £19.99