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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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Geranium pratense 'Summer Skies'

Hardy Geranium, Meadow Cranesbill

Plant swathes of this gorgeous mauve-pink geranium in your cottage garden borders and enjoy dreamy summer skies all summer long. The double blooms of Geranium pratense 'Summer Skies' may look delicate but this hardy herbaceous perennial is tough and undemanding. Unlike its single flowered relations, this meadow cranesbill does not self seed, so the flowers last even longer. Height: 90cm (36”). Spread: 60cm (24”).
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    • 1 bareroot plant

    • Despatch: By end of December 2014
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    • £12.99

Mazus reptans

  • Try a new ground cover idea
This low growing, matt-forming perennial is perfect for filling gaps between stepping stones or at the front of sheltered borders and rockeries. The spreading foliage of Mazus reptans forms a dense carpet that is covered in pretty lilac-blue flowers with a yellow-spotted lower lip. This hardy, ground cover alpine has a long flowering period from late spring to July. Height: 5cm (2"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 5 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 10 jumbo plug plants

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    • £29.98 £19.99

Wallflower 'Winter Joy'

Erysimum, Cheiranthus

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Wallflower 'Winter Joy' is a striking fragrant variety with cheery mauve blooms. This evergreen erysimum hybrid has a neat, compact habit making it perfect for beds, borders and containers. Versatile and undemanding, this short lived perennial tends to be grown as a biennial, and is tough enough to cope in even the poorest of soils. Height and spread: 50cm (20").

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    • 4 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £14.99

Penstemon 'Czar'

  • Customer favourite
Phenomenal stamina and indifference to rain and drought means that Penstemon 'Czar' will flower each year for an incredible five months. Mesmerising, lilac bells with satiny white throats are carried above semi evergreen foliage. These popular hardy perennials deserve prime spots in the garden or on the patio where they can really show off. Pensham penstemons also boast slug resistance and semi-evergreen foliage, giving an all round winning performance for many years. Height: 90cm (36”). Spread: 45cm (18”).
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    • 3 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £9.99

Dianthus 'Gran's Favourite'

Pink

This well loved RHS AGM variety is as popular as ever for its white blooms with raspberry picotee edges. The clove scented flowers of Dianthus 'Gran's Favourite' are produced in abundance above a carpet of silvery green foliage. With such a prolific flowering period there will be plenty of blooms to spare for a vase indoors. This super little Pink is perfectly hardy and a makes a lovely addition to the front of cottage garden borders. Height and spread: 40cm (16").


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

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    • 5 Postiplug plants

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

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    • £19.98 £14.99

Lamium 'Mega Purple'

Dead-nettle

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  • New in 2014
The glistening silvery foliage of Lamium ‘Mega Purple’ contrasts beautifully its mauve, open mouthed blooms. This resilient Dead Nettle loves a shady spot, where it will quickly form a carpet of shimmering leaves. Flowering throughout the summer, its nectar rich blooms are a magnet for pollinating insects making it ideal for wildlife gardens, cottage garden borders and woodland areas. This easy to grow hardy perennial is practically indestructible – the perfect choice for ‘no-fuss’ ground cover. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 3 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 6 Postiplug plants

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    • £19.98 £14.99

Penstemon 'Dark Towers'

  • New in 2014
Dark bronze semi-evergreen foliage makes the perfect backdrop for the tubular, bright pink flowers of Penstemon ‘Dark Towers’. Blooming from midsummer until the first frosts, the long lasting flowers are irresistible to pollinating insects, adding colour to borders long after other summer flowering perennials have faded. This resilient, carefree hardy perennial is undemanding and easy to grow, tolerating almost any position in the garden, regardless of rain or drought, and even resisting slug damage! Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 40cm (16").
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    • 3 jumbo plug plants

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

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    • £25.98 £16.99

Wallflower 'Winter Sorbet'

Erysimum, Cheiranthus

Wallflower 'Winter Sorbet' is a striking fragrant variety with amazing lilac purple blooms that transform to shades of burnt orange in a patchwork of colour as the blooms mature. This evergreen erysimum hybrid has a neat, compact habit making it perfect for beds, borders and containers. Versatile and undemanding, this short lived perennial tends to be grown as a biennial, and is tough enough to cope in even the poorest of soils. Height and spread: 50cm (20"). More info
    • 4 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £14.99

Poppy 'Plum Pudding'

Papaver orientale, Oriental Poppy

  • World Exclusive
  • Best in class for oriental poppies
  • T&M's own breeding
From T&M's own breeding programme comes this superb Oriental poppy. Beautiful tissue-like blooms in a rich shade of plum-pink appear from June, and often give a second display later in the summer. The strong stems and non-fading flowers are longer lasting than most varieties, making this a significant improvement on the popular variety 'Patty's Plum'. By late summer Poppy 'Plum Pudding' produces attractive seed heads that make an eye catching feature in wildlife or cottage garden borders. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 60cm (24").

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    • 12 plug plants

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    • 24 plug plants

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Geranium 'Blue Rose'

Pelargonium, Ivy-leaved Geranium, Ivy-leaved Pelargonium

  • New in 2014
  • World Exclusive
  • Grow your own trailing 'blue rose'
Delicate buds, like little roses, unfurl their blue petals to reveal the most extraordinary double blooms in the most amazing shade of blue. Geranium 'Blue Rose creates a reliable cascade of summer colour. This spectacular trailing Ivy leaf geranium ' is exceptional in containers, hanging baskets, flower pouches and window boxes. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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.
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.
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    • 5 jumbo plug plants

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    • £12.99
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