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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.


For beautiful summer flowers browse our range of annual plants.



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Foxglove 'Dalmatian Mixed'

Digitalis purpurea

Digitalis 'Dalmatian Mixed' looks magnificent in cottage gardens and woodland borders - but thanks to their uniform branching habit, these statuesque foxgloves make fabulous annual bedding too! These short lived perennials will happily seed about to create dramatic drifts and attract wildlife to their nectar rich flowers. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 40cm (16").

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    • 6 foxglove plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £5.99
    • 24 foxglove plug plants

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    • 48 foxglove plug plants

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Mimulus x cultorum 'Major Bees' (Large Plant)

Diplacus, Monkey Flower, Musk

Mimulus are low growing, bushy plants, which are easy to grow, producing many orchid-like flowers from early summer. They love a moist soil, and can cope with waterlogging and growing at the edge of ponds.

Monkey Flowers can be grown in borders or in patio containers, and will flower for longer in a shady corner. Mimulus 'Major Bees' is a distinctive cultivar with golden-yellow, spotted flowers. Height and spread: 50cm (20").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted mimulus plant

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted mimulus plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £16.99

Alchemilla mollis 'Thriller' (Large Plant)

Lady's Mantle

This well loved perennial is a stalwart of cottage garden borders, with soft green, fan-shaped foliage that catches raindrops like twinkling jewels. Alchemilla mollis 'Thriller' is a more upright form than the species, with larger foliage and a clump forming, spreading habit. The clusters of lime green blooms are honey scented, attracting pollinating insects to their nectar rich, flowers. Commonly known as Lady's Mantle, this low growing perennial makes a lovely border edging or a useful addition to wildlife areas and cut flower gardens. Height and spread: 50cm (20").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted alchemilla plant

    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted alchemilla plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
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    • £14.99

Campanula takesimana (Large Plant)

Korean Bellflower

Campanulas have retained their popularity with gardeners for many years, and yet this elegant Korean Bellflower is surprisingly underused. Campanula takesimana produces arched stems of glossy, toothed foliage which are topped with large pendant, bell-shaped flowers. The pink flushed blooms are well worth a closer look, as the inside of each flower is decorated deep maroon freckles. This hardy perennial has a rapid growth habit that will quickly form large clumps in borders. It prefers a lightly shaded spot making it useful for under-planting trees and shrubs, or filling the darker borders in the garden. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 100cm (39").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted campanula plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted campanula plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £14.99

Foxglove 'Dalmation Purple' (Large Plant)

Digitalis

Beautiful rich purple blooms with delicate spotted interiors are certain to attract bees and pollinating insects to your garden. Foxglove 'Dalmation Purple' produces well branched, compact, dwarf plants that flower surprisingly quickly. The upright flower spikes of this superb cottage garden perennial are ideal for adding height to the back of borders or planting en masses for an enchanting, informal bedding scheme. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 40cm (16").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted digitalis plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted digitalis plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £14.99

Euphorbia x martini 'Ascot Rainbow' (Large Plant)

Milkweed, Spurge

Evergreen blue-grey leaves edged with bright gold margins make a colourful display throughout the year. The vibrant foliage of Euphorbia x martinii 'Ascot Rainbow' takes on an attractive rosy pink tinge during colder weather and shows superb winter hardiness. In spring, this showy Spurge bears chartreuse green flowers towards the tip of each stem, each with a dark contrasting eye. This striking perennial makes a lovely addition to sunny borders, and once established, is particularly drought tolerant. Height and spread: 50cm (20").

 

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    • 1 x 2 litre potted euphorbia plant

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £13.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted euphorbia plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £21.99

Foxglove 'Dalmation White' (Large Plant)

Digitalis

Elegant white trumpets with pretty spotted throats crowd the vertical stems of Foxglove 'Dalmation White'. This statuesque foxglove has a sturdy, uniform habit forming well branched plants that look magnificent in cottage gardens and woodland borders. Let this short lived perennial seed about to create dramatic drifts and attract wildlife to its nectar rich flowers. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 40cm (16").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted digitalis plant

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted digitalis plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £14.99

Foxglove 'Dalmatian Cream' F1 Hybrid

Digitalis purpurea

Elegant cream trumpets with pretty spotted throats crowd the vertical stems of Foxglove 'Dalmation Cream'. This statuesque foxglove has a sturdy, uniform habit forming well branched plants that look magnificent in cottage gardens and woodland borders. Let this short lived perennial seed about to create dramatic drifts and attract wildlife to its nectar rich flowers. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 40cm (16").
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    • 12 foxglove plug plants

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    • £7.99
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Geum 'Double Sunrise'

Avens

A cheerful new Geum with gorgeous, double yellow blooms, which rise above clumps of foliage on thin, wiry stems. This free-flowering Geum is a tough and reliable addition to perennial borders where it will bloom non-stop from early summer right through until early autumn. The vibrant yellow blooms of Geum 'Double Sunrise' also make fantastic cut flowers for a vase indoors. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 bare root geum plant

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    • £10.99
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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

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    • 10 geranium jumbo plug plants

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Fuchsia 'Dark Eyes'

Voluptuous folds of violet blue petals that contrast dramatically with the crimson sepals. Fuchsia 'Dark Eyes' forms an upright bushy plant that is just perfect for filling patio containers. This RHS AGM variety will create a dazzling and long lasting display that you can enjoy all summer long. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 50cm (20").

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How to grow fuchsias


Culinary note: Add the beautiful coloured flowers to salads, crystallise them for a sweet garnish or add them to jellies for an extra splash of colour. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 5 fuchsia Postiplug plants

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    • £9.99
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Fuchsia 'White King'

The purest white blooms of any double-flowered variety, Fuchsia 'White King' is ideal for brightening shady corners where the pale blooms will seemingly glow in the dark! The huge 12cm (5") blooms on these trailing fuchsia plants are the perfect showy addition for hanging baskets and tall containers. Easy-care fuchsias thrive in sun or shade. Height and spread: 50cm (20in).

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How to grow fuchsias


Culinary note: Add the beautiful coloured flowers to salads, crystallise them for a sweet garnish or add them to jellies for an extra splash of colour. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 5 fuchsia Postiplug plants

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    • £9.99
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    • 10 fuchsia Postiplug plants

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    • £14.99
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