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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 13 products.
 

Hellebore 'Pink Spotted'

  • The very best hellebores that money can buy

Exquisite cup shaped, pink flecked blooms appear like jewels in dull winter borders. Hellebore ‘Pink Spotted’ is the essential low maintenance plant for any difficult, shady border where they will form clumps of leathery evergreen foliage for a year round garden presence. These resilient hardy perennials are vigorous and long lived, lasting for 20 years or more. Height and spread: 45cm (18").



Thompson & Morgan inherited the highly-commended hellebore breeding programme of Elizabeth Strangman when she retired and we are immensely proud to carry on her legacy, perfecting the amazing colours and forms of this wonderful perennial.
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    • 1 x 9cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £13.99

Hellebore 'Red'

  • The very best hellebores that money can buy

Exquisite cup shaped, mauve-red blooms appear like jewels in dull winter borders. Hellebore ‘Red’ is the essential low maintenance plant for any difficult, shady border where they will form clumps of leathery evergreen foliage for a year round garden presence. These resilient hardy perennials are vigorous and long lived, lasting for 20 years or more. Height and spread: 45cm (18").



Thompson & Morgan inherited the highly-commended hellebore breeding programme of Elizabeth Strangman when she retired and we are immensely proud to carry on her legacy, perfecting the amazing colours and forms of this wonderful perennial.
More info
    • 1 x 9cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £13.99

Peony 'Eden's Perfume'

Paeonia

  • Best in Class for border peonies
Said to be the most fragrant peony ever! Large pink, layered blooms with a powerful scent of roses, and layer upon layer of sublime, shell pink petals. Herbaceous peonies are a real feature of the border producing exotic, elegant blooms from early summer onwards which are superb for cutting. Peonies are hardy, long lived and cope well on heavier soils, provided that they are well drained. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 60cm (24").

Useful links:

How to plant peonies

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    • 1 bare root plant

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £14.99

Astrantia 'Roma'

Hattie's Pincushion, Masterwort

  • Tough perennial star flower
Pretty pincushion flowers in a delicate shade of pink, rise above loose clumps of attractive glossy foliage. Often seen in cottage garden borders, Astrantia major 'Roma' also thrives in the moist soil at a woodland edge or beside a pond or stream. The understated blooms, surrounded by papery outer bracts, are ideal for cutting for a delicate fresh or dried flower arrangement. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 3 bare root plants

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £13.99
    • 6 bare root plants

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £21.99

Astrantia major 'Roma' (Large Plant)

Hattie's Pincushion, Masterwort

Astrantia is a vigorous, hardy perennial with flowers like small pincushions. ‘Roma’ is one of the best varieties, and comes with an RHS AGM. The delicate, soft pink flowers persist from June to September.

For almost instant gardening, choose Masterwort. Plants are quick-growing, easy to establish and long-lasting. Plants will grow in sun or part shade. Height: 90cm (35in) and Spread: 45cm (18").

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted astrantia plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £10.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted astrantia plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £19.99

Hellebore 'Single Pink Spotted' (Large Plant)

Helleborus

Hellebores are essential for winter colour in the garden, and are just as important in the garden as snowdrops, aconites and early spring bulbs. The Christmas Rose blooms extremely early in the year, sometimes even from Christmas, hence the name. Hellebores are most at home in shady borders, or for planting beneath trees and shrubs.

Hellebores have clear-coloured, long-lasting, cup-shaped flowers. Hellebore ‘Single Pink Spotted’ offers blooms with distinctive spots on each petal. The evergreen Hellebore is excellent for winter colour in the garden; plants are clump-forming are brilliant for ground cover. Height and spread: 45cm (18").

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    • 1 x 3 litre potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £11.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £19.99

Hellebore 'Double Apricot Thin Picotee' (Large Plant)

Helleborus

Beautiful creamy apricot petals with delicate cerise margins form fabulous double blooms that shine out from winter borders. Hellebore ‘Double Apricot Thin Picotee’ is the essential low maintenance plant for any difficult, shady border where they will form clumps of leathery evergreen foliage for a year round garden presence. These resilient hardy perennials are vigorous and long lived, lasting for 20 years or more. Height and spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 x 3 litre potted hellebore plant

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    • £9.99
    • Out of stock
    • 2 x 3 litre potted hellebore plants

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    • £14.99
    • Out of stock

Hellebore 'Lime Bicolour' (Large Plant)

Helleborus

Eye-catching double blooms with pale lime petals and cerise picotee edges bring a splash of spring colour to dull winter borders. Hellebore ‘Lime Bicolour’ is the essential low maintenance plant for any difficult, shady border where they will form clumps of leathery evergreen foliage for a year round garden presence. These resilient hardy perennials are vigorous and long lived, lasting for 20 years or more. Height and spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 x 3 litre potted hellebore plant

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    • £9.99
    • Out of stock
    • 2 x 3 litre potted hellebore plants

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    • £14.99
    • Out of stock

Bergenia 'Dragonfly Angel Kiss' (Large Plant)

Elephant's Ears

A lovely cultivar of a cottage garden favourite! Bergenia 'Dragonfly Angel Kiss' forms neat clumps of glossy evergreen foliage that turns a deep shade of claret during the winter months. In spring, this provides the perfect backdrop for its beautiful white flowers that age to palest pink. Commonly known as Elephant Ears, this hardy perennial is extremely easy to grow in almost any site or soil, and needs very little maintenance. Perfect for creating eye catching ground cover. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 1 x 2 litre potted bergenia plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £19.99

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 June 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted bergenia plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £19.99

Bergenia 'Pink Dragonfly' (Large Plant)

Elephant's Ears

This cottage garden favourite is regaining popularity for its glossy evergreen foliage and bright-pink spring blooms. Bergenia 'Pink Dragonfly' flowers mostly in spring, but also produces extra flushes into midsummer. The narrow foliage of this variety remains green throughout the growing season before taking on tones of plum-red during the winter months. A superb perennial for the front of borders, and a useful addition to wildlife gardens where its nectar rich blooms will attract pollinating insects. Height: 25cm (10”). Spread: 30cm (12”). More info
    • 1 x 2 litre potted bergenia plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £19.99

Geum 'Cosmopolitan' (Cocktails series) (Large Plant)

Avens

This new variety of Avens is particularly pretty with semi double, ruffles of petals in a blend of rose-pink and creamy-apricot. Geum 'Cosmopolitan' forms a neat clump of semi evergreen foliage that is well proportioned for the front of sunny borders. Flowering from late spring into summer, the nectar rich blooms of this hardy perennial are loved by pollinators and make delightful cut flowers too. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 x 2 litre potted geum plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted geum plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £19.99