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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.
Dianthus 'Gran's Favourite'
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.More info
Dicentra spectablis (Large Plant)
Lamprocapnos spectabilis, Bleeding Heart, Dutchman's Breeches, Lyre Flower
Allium stipitatum 'Mount Everest' (Large Plant)
Allium bulbs are very easy to grow, and will look after themselves in the garden. Allium ‘Mount Everest’ produces globes of more than 50 star-shaped blooms during June, just after the spring bulbs, but before the summer bedding comes into flower.
Allium are ideal for dry gardens, and there is no need to lift the bulbs at the end of the season, as they are fully hardy. You will be amazed at how beautiful these flowers can be, for the minimum of effort! Height: 1.2m (3.9’). Spread: 15cm (6").More info
Anemone x hybrida 'Honorine Jobert' (Large Plant)
A classic Anemone, which is incredibly easy to grow, and gives impressive displays from late summer to autumn, coming back every year. Anemone x hybrida ‘Honorine Jobert’will perform best in a shady garden, and will spread quickly and easily.
Japanese Anemones are reliable garden plants, which are ideal for first time gardeners. Plants will last for years in the garden, and are very rabbit resistant. Height and Spread: 90cm (35").More info
Anemone sylvestris (Large Plant)
Sometimes affectionately known as the Snowdrop Anemone, this charming perennial has nodding white, softly fragrant flowers each spring, which combine well with spring bulbs.
This Anemone will naturalise very easily in the right position, and you will soon have drifts of snowy white blooms running through shady borders. Anemone sylvestris is a very quick growing plant which is unfussy and maintenance-free. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 50cm (19").More info
Aster ericoides 'Schneetanne' (Large Plant)
Heath Aster is a pretty little plant, which is hugely attractive to butterflies, and perfect for the wildlife garden. The prostrate, semi-trailing habit of Aster ericoides ‘Schneetanne’ is great for ground cover on banks and in borders.
Asters are perfect for keeping the garden colourful and interesting, as they provide welcome autumn colour, when all the summer bedding has faded. Height: 50cm (19"). Spread: 1m (39").More info
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