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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.



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Heteropappus meyendorfii

Blue Chrysanthemum

  • New in 2014
  • Hundreds of electric blue blooms
Like a little blue Chrysanthemum, this fabulous plant produces an abundance of blooms from late summer, and continues throughout autumn. Heteropappus meyendorfii is a colourful, late flowering half hardy perennial with a lovely spreading habit. This pretty little daisy is perfect for filling gaps in containers and late summer borders when other plants are beginning to fade. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 5 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £8.99
    • 10 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
    • SAVE £4.99  
    • £17.98 £12.99

Foxglove 'Illumination Pink'

Digitalis

 Customer Rating
  • Winner of Plant of the Year 2012 - RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Best new product at the Anglian Business Awards, Best new product at the Garden Retail awards
  • World Exclusive
  • T&M's own breeding

Thought to be an impossible hybridisation, this is the most spectacular foxglove you will have ever seen! Parentage from the little-known Isoplexis (Canary Island Foxglove) gives this exciting new Digitalis its fabulous tropical colouring. Being completely sterile Foxglove ‘Illumination’ won’t set seed, giving it an incredibly long flowering period. Unlike most foxgloves which are generally biennial, this half-hardy semi-evergreen is a true perennial so you will be able to enjoy its flowers for years to come. The exotic looking blooms are densely packed on sturdy stems, with many side branches, making a striking addition to summer borders. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18").

Useful links:

'Impossible' Foxglove named Plant of the Year at RHS Chelsea Flower Show
Gardening news: Top 10 best-selling plants of 2012
Read Michael Perry's blog: Futuristic Foxgloves

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    • 1 jumbo plug plant

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £9.99
    • 3 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £19.99
    • 6 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £24.99

Wallflower 'Sugar Rush'

Erysimum, Cheiranthus

 Customer Rating
  • 'Best New Bedding Plant' at the Grower of the Year Awards
  • Autumn and spring flowering
  • Super-vigorous
Winner in the 'Best New Bedding Plant' category at the Grower of the Year Awards 2013, this is one of the most exciting wallflowers to emerge in recent years. Dense, fragrant flower spikes in shades of cream, yellow, red and purple appear not only in the spring, but throughout the autumn too, blooming in just 6 weeks from an August planting! With a delightful sweet fragrance and compact, multi-branching habit, Wallflower 'Sugar Rush' is perfect for beds, borders, containers and window boxes, creating a mass of colour and scent when much of the garden is dormant. Versatile and undemanding, wallflowers are tough enough to cope in even the poorest soils. Height and spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 36 plug plants

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

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
    • SAVE £6.99  
    • £23.98 £16.99

Alstroemeria 'Butterfly Hybrids'

Peruvian Lily

  • WORLD EXCLUSIVE
An old strain of Peruvian lilies called the 'Ligtu Hybrids' included some great purples, but over the years these got lost. Now only the pinks and purples have been selected to create this eye-catching mix. One of the easiest cut flowers to grow and definitely one of the most impressive. Height and spread: 60cm (24”).
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    • 3 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 6 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £14.99

Alstroemeria 'Rock 'n' Roll'

Peruvian Lily

  • Mail order exclusive
  • Flowers until November
Ten years of breeding by Australia's leading specialists have produced this unusual new Alstromeria with amazing variegated foliage. This fantastic Peruvian Lily grows just as well in sun as in shade, with no burning of the creamy foliage. Alstroemeria 'Rock 'n' Roll' is super hardy, withstanding temperatures down to -10°C (14F). Perfect for borders and patios where it will flower continuously throughout summer, producing beautiful stems that are ideal for cutting. Height: 75cm (30”). Spread: 60cm (24”).
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    • 1 jumbo plug plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £19.99

Alstroemeria 'Indian Summer'

Peruvian Lily

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  • Flowering for 6 months
You'll love the beautifully coloured flowers of Alstroemeria 'Indian Summer' set against unique rich, bronze foliage. These hardy Peruvian Lilies are compact with an upright habit, ensuring that stems are still a good length for cutting. The perfect perennial for borders and patio containers where it will flower continuously from June to November. Height: 75cm (30”). Spread: 60cm (24”).

Useful links:

Read Michael Perry's blog: Make a change to your plant choices - 3

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    • 1 x 5cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £13.99
    • 3 x 5cm potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
    • SAVE £21.98  
    • £41.97 £19.99

Foxglove 'Illumination Raspberry'

Digitalis

The next colour in our Foxglove ‘Illumination’ range and this one is simply stunning! This beautiful Digitalis produces spires of open-mouthed blooms in a juicy shade of raspberry pink with contrasting apricot lips. Parentage from the little-known Isoplexis (Canary Island Foxglove) gives these exciting new Digitalis their fabulous tropical colouring. Being completely sterile, this stunning Foxglove won’t set seed, making it incredibly long flowering. Unlike most foxgloves which are generally biennial, this hardy semi-evergreen variety is a true perennial so you can enjoy it year after year. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 x 9cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £9.99
    • 3 x 9cm potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £19.98

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 postiplugs

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £10.99
    • 6 postiplugs

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
    • SAVE £5.99  
    • £21.98 £15.99