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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.
Foxglove 'Illumination Pink'
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").
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Foxglove 'Illumination Raspberry'
DigitalisThe next colour in our Foxglove ‘Illumination’ range and this one is simply stunning! This beautiful Digitalis produces spires of open-mouthed blooms in a juicy shade of raspberry pink with contrasting apricot lips. Parentage from the little-known Isoplexis (Canary Island Foxglove) gives these exciting new Digitalis their fabulous tropical colouring. Being completely sterile, this stunning Foxglove won’t set seed, making it incredibly long flowering. Unlike most foxgloves which are generally biennial, this hardy semi-evergreen variety is a true perennial so you can enjoy it year after year. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18"). More info
Geranium 'Blushing Sophie'
Pelargonium, Zonal Geranium, Zonal PelargoniumThis pretty zonal geranium produces gorgeous, double pink blooms with a sweet apricot blush, on compact plants throughout summer. Geranium 'Blushing Sophie' has a lovely old fashioned appearance but is perfect for the modern patio, fitting neatly into beds, borders, window boxes and patio containers. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 35cm (14").
Although technically perennial, Pelargoniums are only half hardy and therefore normally treated as annuals in the UK. However, with care, they may be overwintered in a frost free greenhouse. More info
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