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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 18 products.
 

Golden Lysimachia

Lysimachia punctata, Dotted Loosestrife

  • A towering, elegant plant for the border
Bring some sunshine to your borders with this resilient cottage-garden favourite. Neat clumps of tall, elegant stems with striking yellow flowers are borne from mid-summer through until early autumn. Golden Lysimachia is great for difficult clay soils and shadier parts of the garden, thriving in damp borders, bog gardens or at the margins of a pond. Grow dotted loosestrife in woodland gardens or informal areas for a burst of late summer colour! Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 60cm (24").
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    • 5 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £9.99
    • 10 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £19.98 £14.99

Heuchera 'Patchwork' Mix

Coral Flower, Coral Bells

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Sprays of delicate, tiny flowers float on wiry stems above neat mounds of vibrant foliage. Prized for their colourful leaves, these versatile semi-evergreen perennials make excellent drifts of ground cover, adding a distinctive splash of colour to the front of borders, or even brightening winter containers. Their airy blooms attract bees and are also useful as cut flowers. Height and spread: 40cm (16”).
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    • 3 Postiplugs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £16.99
    • 6 Postiplugs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £19.99

Comfrey 'Bocking 14'

Symphytum x uplandicum 'Bocking 14', Russian Comfrey

Grow your own soil conditioner! Comfrey 'Bocking 14' contains high levels of basic NPK nutrients and because it is a sterile hybrid, it won't self seed all over your garden.


The nutrient rich foliage of comfrey can be used as a compost activator, mulch, or soaked in barrels of water for 3 to 5 weeks to make a useful liquid feed for tomatoes and beans. Scatter the wilted leaves throughout potato trenches just before planting, to fertilise the crop and improve their flavour! Once established, this quick growing plant can be cut 3 or 4 times throughout the growing season, for a constant supply of nutrient rich, organic, comfrey fertiliser. Height: 100cm (40”). Spread: 75cm (30”).


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    • 5 root cuttings

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £11.99

Giant Fragrant Cowslip

Primula florindae, Tibetan Cowslip

Stiff stems carry whorls of sulphur yellow, tubular, flowers with a delicate, sweet fragrance. Once established, Giant Cowslips will naturalise to form swathes of lush, mid green foliage that makes ideal groundcover for natural planting schemes. With an RHS AGM, Primula florindae makes a superb choice for a damp, shady corner where other plants won't grow. Height: 90cm (35”). Spread: 50cm (20”).
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    • 3 x 5cm potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • 6 x 5cm potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £14.99 £9.99

Anemone 'Wild Swan'

Windflower

  • Award winning new anemone, a Chelsea champion
A truly beautiful perennial, and winner of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2011 Plant of the Year title. Trialled over a 10 year period, Anemone 'Wild Swan' is a cross between early and late flowering anemones and as such, the unique flowers bloom intermittently from April right through to the autumn. Each elegant white flower is backed with pretty blue streaks that look particularly eye catching when the flowers nod closed in the mornings and evenings. A superb perennial for borders and woodland gardens with a neat, compact habit. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 60cm (24”)
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    • 1 x 7cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £13.99
    • 2 x 7cm potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £19.99

Anemone 'Queen Charlotte'

Japanese Anemone, Anemone x hybrida 'Konigin Charlotte'

It's easy to overlook the late show in your garden, as you scramble to fill it with summer colour. But, these superb Japanese anemones will take the blooming relay torch from summer bedding and carry it well into the autumn. Anemone 'Queen Charlotte' is the pick of the bunch, with an extra layer of pure pink petals. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 60cm (24").

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    • 1 jumbo plug plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £11.99
    • 3 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £16.99

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 bareroot plants

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £13.99
    • 6 bareroot plants

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £21.99

Heucherella 'Trailing Collection'

  • New in 2014
  • New hanging basket plant!

A cross between Heuchera and Tiarella, these trailing hardy perennials look fabulous billowing out of hanging baskets, window boxes and patio containers, where the broad-lobed, evergreen leaves provide all-year-round interest! Grow them alone for a fountain of foliage, or in mixed baskets to add texture and contrast. Vigorous and easy to grow, Heucherella 'Trailing Collection' also makes a fantastic groundcover plant for sun or part shade. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 60cm (24").


  • Collection comprises:
  • Heucherella 'Crimson Cascade' – Wonderful green to copper-red foliage with contrasting dark veins.
  • Heucherella 'Yellowstone Falls' – Striking lime green leaves with crimson markings.
  • Heucherella 'Redstone Falls' – Vibrant green and ruby red leaves creating a mixture of autumnal colours which change with the seasons.
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    • 3 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £14.99
    • 6 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £29.98 £19.99

Verbena bonariensis 'Lollipop'

Glandularia, Verbena patagonica

  • New in 2014
  • Unique mini Verbena for your patio
Like its parents, Verbena bonariensis 'Lollipop' boasts the same tight clusters of floating purple flowers, but has short, compact stems that reach only half the height. Well shaped, uniform plants with an open airy habit attract butterflies to their glowing blooms from June to September. This fabulous hardy dwarf verbena is perfectly proportioned for patio pots and the front of borders where it creates a wonderful delicate airy effect. Height and spread: 60cm (24").
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    • 3 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £11.99
    • 6 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £16.99

Cosmos atrosanguineus 'Chocamocha'

Chocolate Cosmos, Bidens atrosanguineus

  • New in 2014
A ‘must have’ plant for gardening chocoholics! You’ll be amazed by the luxurious, velvety blooms in rich cocoa shades that even smell of chocolate. Cosmos atrosanguineus 'Chocamocha' is particularly compact and much shorter than other cultivars, so the red-brown stems won’t require staking. Chocolate Plants make as fabulous container plant and associate beautifully with fiery shades in hot coloured perennial borders. Although often grown as an annual, this lovely Cosmos can easily be over-wintered as a perennial when grown in containers and kept in frost free conditions. Height and spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 3 jumbo plug plants

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    • £12.99
    • 6 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £25.98 £17.99

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

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £19.98 £14.99

Periwinkle 'Collection'

Vinca

  • New in 2014
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. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 75cm (30").
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    • 6 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £16.99 £8.99
    • 12 jumbo plug plants

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    • £24.99 £9.99