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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.
Himalayan Blue PoppyCustomer Rating
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?). More info
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.
Gentiana cruciata (Large Plant)
The Crosswort Gentian has the accolade of being the easiest Gentian to grow; it is unfussy, free-flowering and excellent for dappled shade borders. Plants are short at 30cm (12") and feature those classic Gentian-blue flowers at the tips of each stem.
Plants of Gentiana cruciata are tough, rabbit-proof and can be used as an edging plant, in containers or in the alpine rockery border. Flowers appear on this easy to grow Gentian from late summer onwards. Height and spread: 30cm (12").More info
Lord Anson's Pea
Lathyrus nervosus, 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").
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