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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.


For beautiful summer flowers browse our range of annual plants.



We have found 26 products.
 

Tropaeolum speciosum

Flame Nasturtium, Flame Flower, Flame Creeper

Exotic, spurred blooms in bright, vermillion red appear throughout summer in a rich explosion of colour. The vibrant blooms are followed by spherical blue fruits set against a backdrop of attractive dark green foliage. Tropaeolum speciosum is an intriguing climbing perennial that prefers a cool, sheltered position. This sought after plant creates a spectacular sight when grown through mature shrubs or scrambling over low walls. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 1.2m (4').
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    • 2 bare root tropaeolum speciosum plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 4 bare root tropaeolum speciosum plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £19.99

Oxalis 'Sunny' (Large Plant)

Shamrock, Sorrel

The Burgundy Shamrock is versatile, and can be used in summer patio pots, bedding, borders, rockeries, or beneath trees and shrubs. Oxalis 'Sunny' is particuarly handsome, with leaves carrying in burgundy and ruby colourings.

The rich foliage is accompanied by tubular pink flowers from spring to summer. In very mild areas, Oxalis can be grown in sheltered borders or patio pots. The spring foliage looks especially pretty against spring bulbs. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 30cm (12").

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    • 1 x 2 litre potted oxalis plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted oxalis plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £16.99

Oxalis triangularis 'Burgundy Wine' (Large Plant)

Shamrock, Sorrel

The handsome ornamental foliage of this burgundy shamrock is rich burgundy-red with separate triangular shaped lobes. With an attractive summer display of tubular pink flowers, this frost tender perennial oxalis makes a delightful container plant for a conservatory or bright windowsill. In very mild areas Oxalis triangularis 'Burgundy' can be grown in sheltered borders or alpine gardens. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 1 x 2 litre potted oxalis plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted oxalis plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £16.99

Chinese Foxglove

Rehmannia elata, Rehmannia angulata

  • Blooms from May to November
This colourful Chinese Foxglove is named for its foxglove-like flowers, and it will repeat bloom all through the summer - unlike digitalis - and with a much showier flower! Rehmannia makes a superb choice for sunny borders, containers or a cool greenhouse, adding a touch of the exotic to your garden from late spring through until autumn. Chinese foxgloves are best over-wintered in a protected position with a minimum temperature of 5°C. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 50cm (20").
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    • 3 Chinese foxglove Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 6 Chinese foxglove Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £17.99

Arum Lily 'Spectrum Mixed'

Zantedeschia, Calla Lily

Bring some glamour and elegance into your garden with this beautiful collection of half-hardy Calla Lilies! The brightly coloured spathes are set against a backdrop of sumptuous, silver-spotted, heart shaped leaves. These exotic looking Arum Lillies are ideal for long lasting cut flower arrangements. Over-winter the rhizhomes in a warm, dry place and you can enjoy them year after year. Bulb size 12/14. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 20cm (8"). More info
    • 5 arum lily rhizomes

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 10 arum lily rhizomes

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

Freesia 'Premium Collection'

Fabulous double Freesia flowers packed with that unmistakeable fresh fragrance! Freesia 'Premium Collection' combines some of the largest flowered varieties in a rainbow of summery colours. Grow Freesias in patio containers, sheltered borders and greenhouses for a perfumed display that will really tantalize the senses. Their strong arching stems make them perfect for adding to home-grown bouquets too! Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 15cm (6"). More info
    • 20 freesia corms

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 40 freesia corms

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
    • SAVE £4.99  
    • £19.98 £14.99

Geranium 'GeRainbow™ Mixed'

Pelargonium, Ivy-leaved Geranium, Ivy-leaved Pelargonium

 Customer Rating
  • Best in class for trailing geraniums

The ever popular 'Super Balcons', are now available with brighter colours, bigger flowers, and even more vigour, for superb cascades of colour! These trailing ivy-leaf geraniums look incredible spilling from window boxes and hanging baskets. Low maintenance and incredibly long flowering, Geranium 'GeRainbow™ Mixed' is set to become the no. 1 trailing pelargonium. Trails to: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18").


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 geranium jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 10 geranium jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £15.99
    • 20 geranium jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £24.99

Geranium 'Rosebud Collection'

Pelargonium, Rosebud Geranium, Ivy-leaved Geranium, Ivy-leaved Pelargonium

Captivating rosebud blooms open to reveal large clusters of fully double flowers on vigorous, trailing plants. Geranium 'Rosebud Collection' includes 5 varieties - 'Red Sybil', 'Pink Sybil', 'Black Rose', Blue Sybil' and 'White Rose'. These varieties have been specially selected because the blooms never open fully, but remain in a truly elegant rosebud formation. Their long flowering period and drought tolerance make these trailing Pelargoniums ideal for creating an enchanting display in window boxes, patio containers and hanging baskets that will last well into autumn. Trails to: 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.
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    • 5 geranium jumbo plug plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 10 geranium jumbo plug plants - 2 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £16.99

Geranium maderense

Giant Herb Robert, Madeira Cranesbill

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • The palm tree geranium
Geranium maderense is a magnificent tender perennial. The Madeira Cranesbill is the largest of the Geranium species, and certainly one of the most impressive, reaching a height of 1.5m (4',9"). Although perennial, it often acts as a biennial, producing pretty magenta pink blooms in its second year. But you won't mind the wait - it will give you time to appreciate the exotic-looking, dissected, evergreen foliage that radiates from a stout central trunk. This spectacular RHS AGM species will need some winter protection so it is best grown in the conservatory or a large patio container which can be moved to a frost free position in winter. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 100cm (39").
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    • 1 x 12cm potted geranium plant

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £19.99
    • 2 x 12cm potted geranium plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £29.99

Geranium 'Swizzle Stick'

Pelargonium, Zonal Geranium, Zonal Pelargonium

Add some colour to your garden with this fuss-free zonal Pelargonium. Clusters of beautiful white flowers with a vivid-red, central splash are produced in abundance over a long flowering period. With its bushy foliage and unusual flower colours, Geranium 'Swizzle Stick' makes a fabulous choice for your patio containers. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 25cm (10").
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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    • 3 geranium jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99

Geranium 'Blushing Sophie'

Pelargonium, Zonal Geranium, Zonal Pelargonium

This pretty zonal geranium produces gorgeous, double pink blooms with a sweet apricot blush, on compact plants throughout summer. Geranium 'Blushing Sophie' has a lovely old fashioned appearance but is perfect for the modern patio, fitting neatly into beds, borders, window boxes and patio containers. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 35cm (14").
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 geranium jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £13.99
    • 10 geranium jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • SAVE £8.99  
    • £27.98 £18.99

Geranium 'Evka'

Pelargonium, Pelargonium 'Penevro', Ivy-leaved Geranium, Ivy-leaved Pelargonium

  • The 'stand out' geranium from our trials
Masses of tiny, cream edged leaves contrast beautifully with the spectacular scarlet blooms of Geranium ‘Evka'. The long, cascading stems of this trailing Ivy leaf geranium are perfect for a dramatic display in hanging baskets and window boxes. Height: 50cm (20"). 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.
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    • 5 geranium jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £11.99
    • 10 geranium jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • Save £6.99  
    • £23.98 £16.99