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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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Geranium 'Blue Sybil'

Pelargonium, Rosebud Geranium

The full, rounded buds of Rosebud Geranium 'Blue Sybil' resemble dainty roses when they first break open, then cluster together to form a pretty posy. This vigorous, trailing variety has the exceptional garden performance of other ivy-leaf geraniums, but their unique flower form truly sets them apart. With regular deadheading, they will spill from windowboxes, containers, and hanging baskets, blooming profusely throughout the summer. Trails to: 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 jumbo plug plants

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    • £9.99
    • 10 jumbo plug plants

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    • £16.99

Geranium 'Skyrocket® Mixed'

Pelargonium

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Wow - a new climbing geranium, growing 1.8m (6') in a season! Five of the brightest colours you've ever seen, set against fresh-green foliage. The extra long stems are smothered with rainbows of colour that make a surprisingly good cut flower! Geranium 'Skyrocket®' Mixed also makes a superb trailing specimen too – just perfect for window boxes and patio pots.

Precise German breeding has developed these top quality plants, so they are guaranteed to give a superb performance. Colours include: white, scarlet, dark red, orange and pink. Height: 1.8m (6'). Spread: 60cm (24”).


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.

To make the most of your displays, try our exclusive Tower Pot™, specially designed to enable plants to climb easily.

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    • 5 jumbo plug plants

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    • £14.99
    • 5 jumbo plug plants + 1 tower pot pack

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    • 10 jumbo plug plants

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    • £19.99

Geranium 'Jackpot Mixed' F1 Hybrid

Pelargonium, Zonal Geranium, Zonal Pelargonium

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  • Stunning blooms will last all summer
These weather tolerant, F1 hybrid pelargoniums have more than enough vigour to ensure a spectacular, free flowering display throughout summer. Geranium 'Jackpot Mixed' produce masses of colourful single blooms on neat compact plants. Perfect for filling beds, borders 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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    • 36 plug plants

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Iris 'Re-Blooming Collection'

Bearded Iris

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A beautiful selection of hardy, drought tolerant bearded iris with exceptional disease and insect resistance. With the first flowers appearing in spring, and a second flush in autumn, these really are outstanding hardy perennials; perfect for summer borders. These majestic, tall bearded iris flowers have a delicate scent and make impressive cut flowers for a vase indoors. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 30cm (12").


  • Collection comprises:
  • Iris 'Orange Harvest' - Rust orange flowers.
  • Iris 'Victoria Falls' - Light blue iris flowers.
  • Iris 'Cantina' - Violet blooms.
  • Iris 'Buckwheat' - Golden yellow petals.
  • Iris 'Pass the Wine' - Wine red flowers.
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    • 5 rhizomes (1 of each variety)

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    • 10 rhizomes (2 of each variety)

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    • £89.90 £19.99

Geranium 'Appleblossom Rosebud'

Pelargonium, Zonal Geranium, Zonal Pelargonium

  • 18 weeks of beautiful rosebud flowers
Captivating rosebud blooms open to reveal large, bicoloured clusters of fully double, pink and white flowers. This delightful zonal geranium has retained its popularity since the Victorian age and remains admired and sought after today. The long flowering period and drought tolerance of Geranium ‘Appleblossom’ make it ideal for creating an enchanting display in borders and patio containers that will last well into autumn. Height: 40cm (16”). Spread: 25cm (10”).
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    • 1 x 10.5cm potted plant

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    • £9.99
    • 3 jumbo plug plants

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    • £12.99
    • 3 x 10.5cm potted plants

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    • 6 jumbo plug plants

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Osteospermum Collection (Hardy)

African Daisy, Cape Daisy

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Versatile and resilient, hardy Osteospermums will thrive in hot, dry, neglected conditions, yet remain some of longest-flowering plants in the garden! Expect vibrant summer colour and weed suppressing ground cover from these easy to grow, sun loving Cape Daisies. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 90cm (36").

  • Collection comprises:
  • Osteospermum 'Snow Pixie' - A perfect contrast to its purple-pink coloured cousins, sporting clean, white petals with a golden yellow eye.
  • Osteospermum 'Tresco Purple' - Bold pink daisy flowers open every morning to greet the sun.
  • Osteospermum jucundum var. compactum - Irrepressibly cheerful, bright pink daisy flowers smother carpets of low growing foliage.
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    • 9 jumbo plug plants - 3 of each variety

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    • £19.99

Foxglove 'Illumination Pink'

Digitalis

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  • 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
  • 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 x 9cm potted plant

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    • £9.99
    • 3 x 9cm potted plant

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Scabious 'Butterfly Magnets Mixed'

Scabiosa atropurpurea, Pincushion Flower

Marvel at the whirling clouds of butterflies that are drawn to this lovely Scabious mix. Pincushion blooms in a super colour range are supported on tall wiry stems that make fabulous cut flowers. Scabious 'Butterfly Magnets Mixed' creates a wonderful billowing, airy feature for the back of cottage garden borders particularly when planted in large drifts. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 3 jumbo plug plants

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    • 9 jumbo plug plants

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Geranium 'Jackpot Mixed' F1 Hybrid (Garden-Ready)

Pelargonium, Zonal Geranium, Zonal Pelargonium

 Customer Rating
  • Stunning blooms will last all summer

Our garden-ready plants are now even bigger and better! You can plant our garden-ready plants straight into the garden when they arrive - it couldn’t be easier! There’s no need to re-pot them or to grow them on - just plant and water them. Pretty soon you’ll be enjoying their wonderful displays of colour. If you haven’t got the time or the room to grow plants from small seedlings, then these are for you! You’re sure to get great results because we’ve done the crucial early growing for you. Just plant, water and enjoy!


These weather tolerant, F1 hybrid pelargoniums have more than enough vigour to ensure a spectacular, free flowering display throughout summer. Geranium 'Jackpot Mixed' produce masses of colourful single blooms on neat compact plants. Perfect for filling beds, borders 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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    • 30 garden-ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
    • Add a 2nd pack for just £5  
    • £14.99

Buddleja 'Buzz™ Indigo'

Buddleja davidii, Buddleia, Butterfly Bush

  • Order early - limited stocks
Our sensational patio Buddlejas are taking the gardening world by storm - and here’s a brand new colour to add to the range! Dusky, deep blue flowers smother the short, bushy stems of Dwarf Buddleja Buzz™ Indigo', attracting clouds of butterflies to its nectar rich blooms. This lovely compact shrub is perfectly proportioned for patio pots and smaller gardens. Height and spread: 120cm (47").

Useful links:

How to grow Buddleja Buzz™

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    • 1 jumbo plug plant

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    • £7.99
    • 3 jumbo plug plants

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Fuchsia 'Trailing Mixed'

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Fill your hanging baskets, window boxes, Flower Pouches® and containers with this kaleidoscope of colourful trailing fuchsias. An abundance of vibrant, double blooms are borne on gently cascading stems, all summer long. Height: 30cm (12?). Spread: 45cm (18?).

  • Collection comprises:
  • Fuchsia 'Swingtime' - Large, double white frilled skirts that contrast beautifully with bold red sepals.
  • Fuchsia'Southgate' - Softest pink blooms with pale green tinged sepals make a beautiful colour combination.
  • Fuchsia 'Dark Eyes' - Voluptuous folds of violet blue petals that contrast dramatically with the crimson sepals.
  • Fuchsia 'La Campanella' - An RHS AGM variety with purple-pink petals that age to light violet as they mature.
  • Fuchsia 'Marinka' - Masses of blooms throughout summer, with cerise petals and bold scarlet sepals.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 5 Postiplug plants

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    • 20 Postiplug plants

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    • + FREE DVD  
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    • 40 Postiplug plants

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Geranium 'Best Red' F1 Hybrid (Garden-Ready)

Pelargonium, Zonal Geranium, Zonal Pelargonium

You can plant our garden-ready plants straight into the garden when they arrive - it couldn’t be easier! There’s no need to re-pot them or to grow them on - just plant and water them. Pretty soon you’ll be enjoying their wonderful displays of colour. If you haven’t got the time or the room to grow plants from small seedlings, then these are for you! You’re sure to get great results because we’ve done the crucial early growing for you. Just plant, water and enjoy!

This exceptional variety, Geranium F1 'Best Red' outperformed all others in our trials. The uniform, well branched plants become smothered in large, shapely scarlet flowers that retain their form, without shattering as they fade. These vigorous pelargonium plants are guaranteed to create a top performance in beds, borders and containers. Height: 45cm (18”). 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.

 

More info
    • 30 garden-ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
    • Add a 2nd pack for just £5  
    • £14.99