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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 71 products.
 

Geranium pratense 'Laura'

Hardy Geranium, Meadow Cranesbill

Long lasting, weather resistant, double white flowers are produced from June onwards on upright, downy stems. The serrated leaves quickly create a mound of fresh green foliage that makes excellent groundcover for a cottage garden or perennial border. Unlike its single flowered relations, Geranium pratense 'Laura' does not self seed, making it easier to control. Height and spread: 60cm (24”).
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    • 1 bareroot plant

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £12.99

Geranium 'Appleblossom Rosebud'

Pelargonium, Zonal Geranium, Zonal Pelargonium

Captivating rosebud blooms open to reveal large, bicoloured clusters of fully double, pink and white flowers. This delightful zonal geranium has retained its popularity since the Victorian age and remains admired and sought after today. The long flowering period and drought tolerance of Geranium ‘Appleblossom’ make it ideal for creating an enchanting display in borders and patio containers that will last well into autumn. Height: 40cm (16”). Spread: 25cm (10”). More info
    • 1 x 10.5cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 3 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 3 x 10.5cm potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £19.99
    • 6 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • SAVE £7.99  
    • £25.98 £17.99

Bellis perennis 'Pomponette'

Daisy

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A refreshing change to pansies and primroses that will brighten up the garden in spring, just when it needs it most. This hardy perennial daisy bear tightly double, quilled blooms in pretty shades of pink and white. Bellis perennis 'Pomponette' is perfect for filling beds, edging borders, and adding a splash of colour to window boxes and patio containers. Height and spread: 20cm (8").

 

Culinary note: Bellis flowers are edible.

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

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    • 36 plug plants

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

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
    • Double up from 36 to 72 for £5 extra  
    • £21.98 £15.99

Pansy 'Mystique Blue Halo'

Viola

  • New in 2014
This lovely variety sports extra-large, lavender blue flowers, each with a dazzling white ‘face’ and contrasting violet whiskers. This attractive little pansy is the perfect colour for creating a cool blue display that will keep blooming right through to late spring. Pansy 'Mystique Blue Halo' is easy to grow, making this the perfect choice for filling beds, borders, window boxes and patio containers with long lasting winter colour. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 23cm (9").
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    • 36 plug plants

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

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
    • SAVE £8.99  
    • £25.98 £16.99

Shasta Daisy 'Real Glory'

Leucanthemum x superbum, Chrysanthemum maximum

  • New in 2014

A robust and reliable summer perennial, Shasta Daisy ‘Real Glory’ is aptly named. The large, 10cm (4") diameter blooms have beautifully reflexed petals that each curl downwards to frame a ruffled, creamy-yellow central dome. These shaggy looking daisy flowers perch atop strong, upright stems and last for weeks in the flower border, attracting bees, butterflies, and other insects. They make long lasting cut flowers too. Leucanthemums are closely related to Chrysanthemums and at their best when planted in large drifts for maximum impact! Height: 65cm (26"). Spread: 45cm (18").

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    • 3 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 6 Jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £25.98 £16.99

Periwinkle 'Collection'

Vinca

Periwinkle is one of the toughest plants you’ll find, flowering relentlessly throughout the summer months in lovely shades of purple, pink and white. This vigorous low growing shrub thrives in virtually any garden position, from full sun to the darkest, shady corners. The clump forming stems provide evergreen dark green and variegated foliage that makes useful, weed suppressing ground cover. This colourful collection of Vinca major are perfect for filling those tricky areas of the garden where little else grows.
  • Collection comprises:
  • Vinca major ‘Variegata’ - Sky blue flowers set against variegated foliage. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 75cm (30").
  • Vinca minor ‘Atropurpurea’ - Deep plummy purple flowers. Height: 20cm (8") Spread: 50cm (19").
  • Vinca minor f. alba ‘Gertrude Jekyll’ - Profuse white flowers, carried on compact plants. Height: 20cm (8") Spread: 50cm (19").
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    • 6 jumbo plug plants

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    • £16.99
    • Out of stock
    • 12 jumbo plug plants

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    • £24.99
    • Out of stock

Myosotis sylvatica 'Sylva'

Forget-me-not

  • Brilliant with spring bulbs
The perfect partner for spring bulb displays. Frothy plants with not just the traditional blue flowers, but also new pinks and whites. So easy to grow, 'Sylva' will create a carpet of colour that will keep your garden looking fabulous until your summer plants kick in. A simple yet effective bed filler.
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    • 36 plug plants

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

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
    • Double up 36 to 72 for £4 extra  
    • £25.98 £16.99

Buddleja 'Buzz™ Ivory'

Buddleja davidii, Buddleia, Butterfly Bush

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  • T&M exclusive breeding
  • The best plant to attract butterflies to your garden
  • Dwarf patio buddleja - won't take over your garden
  • 15cm (6in) flowers the size of usual buddlejas, but plants are half the size
  • Long-flowering, brightly-coloured blooms attract butterflies
  • Easy to grow and problem-free
  • Plants last more than 10 years
  • Customer favourite
A new twist on a much-loved garden favourite, 'Buzz'™ is the world's first patio buddleja! These attractive, compact plants are loved by bees and butterflies, but won't take over your garden. Buddleja '™ Ivory' is easy to grow and problem-free with a super long-flowering period. Perfectly proportioned for patio pots and smaller gardens. Height and spread: 120cm (47”).

Useful links:

How to grow Buddleja Buzz™

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    • 1 jumbo plug plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £7.99

Dicentra spectablis (Large Plant)

Lamprocapnos spectabilis, Bleeding Heart, Dutchman's Breeches, Lyre Flower

  • New in 2015
Charming rose-pink, heart shaped flowers dangle enticingly from elegant arching stems, giving this plant its common name of Bleeding Heart. This beautiful spring flowering perennial is one of the earliest to bloom each year, often continuing into early summer. The finely-cut foliage forms attractive clumps that increase year after year, at a slow but steady rate. This graceful hardy perennial enjoys a reliably moist soil, making it ideal for damp woodland areas as well as cottage garden borders. Dicentra spectabilis holds an RHS AGM for its superb garden performance and makes a worthy addition to any Spring garden. Height: 120cm (48”). Spread: 45cm (18”).
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    • 1 x 1 litre potted dicentra plant

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted dicentra plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £17.99

Acanthus spinosus (Large Plant)

Bear's Breeches

Acanthus spinosus is robust, architectural plant with exotic-looking foliage and erect spikes of equally exotic blooms. They may look tropical, but Acanthus is fully hardy in the UK, and enjoys sun or shade on a well-drained soil, is very drought tolerant and can tolerate exposed conditions.

Acanthus are also known as Bear’s Breech, they make an excellent herbaceous perennial for mixed borders, growing up to 1.2m (3.9’) and filling gaps easily. The spiny, purple-tinged flowers appear from late spring to summer. An easy to maintain border plant that comes back year after year. Height: 1.2m (3.9’). Spread: 1m (39").

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted acanthus plant

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £10.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted acanthus plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £19.99

Actaea cordifolia (Large Plant)

Cimicifuga racemosa var. cordifolia, Bugbane, Cohosh

Cimicifuga is an attractive border perennial with an exotic appearance. Actaea has a robust habit, and can fill a gap in the border with its fancy foliage and summer flower spikes, which are tall and imposing.

The flower spikes of Actaea are made up of many tiny florets, and these have a spicy fragrance. Cimicifuga is a long-lasting plant, surviving for many years, and is very useful for difficult situations, such as cold, wet corners of the garden. Height: 1m (39"). Spread: 50cm (20").

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £16.99

Arum Lily (Large Plant)

Zantedeschia aethiopica, Calla Lily

Grow the classic Arum Lily in your own garden; plants are suitable for moist borders or large patio pots. The architectural foliage is joined by unusual hooded flowers, which are up to 15cm (6") in length.

Zantedeschia can be grown at the edge of ponds, or in soil that is consistently moist. The Arum Lily will flower from early summer, and is a hardy perennial in most areas of the UK. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 60cm (24").

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    • 1 x 3 litre potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £19.99