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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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Primrose 'Irish Beauties Collection'

Primula vulgaris, Kennedy Primroses

  • The World's Hardiest Primrose
Often referred to as Kennedy Primroses, these striking Primulas are the products of 35 years of breeding. The results speak for themselves! These eye catching perennials are particularly tough, tolerating temperatures down to -15C (5F), resisting frost, snow and extreme wet conditions to make them the world’s hardiest Primrose. Each of Primrose ‘Irish Beauties Collection’ has darkly coloured green and purple-bronze foliage that contrasts with the shapely blooms. Once established they will virtually look after themselves, flowering twice as long as other varieties for an extended spring display. Height and spread: 20cm (8”).

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

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    • 3 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £12.99
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    • 9 jumbo plug plants

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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”).

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    • 1 x 5cm potted plant

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    • £9.99
    • 3 x 5cm potted plants

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Actaea simplex 'Black Negligee' (Atropurpurea Group)

Bugbane, Cimicifuga

Dramatic, finely cut, jet black foliage contrasts beautifully with the architectural plumes of fragrant, creamy white flowers. The bottlebrush blooms of Actaea simplex 'Black Negligee' are gently scented, appearing late in the season from September, just as other plants are fading. Bugbane is a particularly useful hardy perennial, adding stature and impact to damp, shady spots. Perfect for cottage garden borders and woodland planting schemes. Height: 120cm (47"). Width: 60cm (24").
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    • £9.99
    • 3 jumbo plug plants

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Penstemon 'Dark Towers'

Dark bronze semi-evergreen foliage makes the perfect backdrop for the tubular, bright pink flowers of Penstemon ‘Dark Towers’. Blooming from midsummer until the first frosts, the long lasting flowers are irresistible to pollinating insects, adding colour to borders long after other summer flowering perennials have faded. This resilient, carefree hardy perennial is undemanding and easy to grow, tolerating almost any position in the garden, regardless of rain or drought, and even resisting slug damage! Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 40cm (16"). More info
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Corydalis flexuosa 'Purple Leaf' (Large Plant)

Pseudofumaria

Corydalis flexuosa ‘Purple Leaf’ is an unusual garden plant, which is often admired. Plants may look delicate, but they’re quite robust, and enjoy our cool English summers. Flowering can often persist from late spring into the middle of summer.

Corydalis plants will effortlessly form clumps in borders, rockeries and shady corners. The foliage is ferny and purple, tinged with red. The accompanying flowers are tubular and in a dashing shade of bottle blue. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 50cm (19").

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted plant

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    • £9.99
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    • £16.99

Heuchera 'Melting Fire' (Large Plant)

Coral Flower, Coral Bells

The deeply curled foliage of Heuchera hybrida 'Melting Fire' emerges a rich blood red colour and matures to a dark shade of purple-red. This eye-catching coral flower is strong growing, forming large clumps of foliage with good weather tolerance. Admired for their long season of interest, Heucheras are ideal for adding colourful, semi-evergreen foliage to borders and mixed containers. Height and spread: 40cm (16"). More info
    • 1 x 2 litre potted plant

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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted plants

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    • £16.99

Heuchera villosa 'Palace Purple' (Large Plant)

Heuchera sanguinea 'Palace Purple', Coral Flower, Coral Bells

Neat mounds of distinctive purple foliage make Heuchera ‘Palace Purple’ a particularly popular Coral Flower. The glossy, semi-evergreen leaves of this striking hardy perennial provide year round colour, forming drifts of ground cover and adding a bright splash to winter containers. The delicate summer sprays of pale pink flowers make dainty cut flowers and attract bees to their nectar rich blooms. Height and spread: 60cm (24"). More info
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    • £9.99
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    • £16.99

Heuchera 'Stormy Seas' (Large Plant)

Coral Flower, Coral Bells

Heuchera are an excellent choice for easy to grow ground cover in difficult spots in the garden; plants are super tough and easy to grow. Heuchera ‘Stormy Seas’ has maroon-red foliage, with green undersides, with creamy-white bell flowers, on tall spikes during the summer.

Heuchera can be grown in perennial borders, bedding schemes, or in mixed summer and autumn containers and baskets. Heuchera are versatile evergreens for growing in either sun or part shade. Height and Spread: 40cm (16").

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    • £9.99
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    • £16.99

Ligularia dentata 'Midnight Lady' (Large Plant)

Are you looking for a statement plant for your border? Ligularia dentata ‘Midnight Lady’ is the perfect choice. Giant, architectural foliage in deep bronze, with golden-orange daisy flowers on dark stems.

Ligularia plants can be grown in reliably moist soil, making them ideal for those damp, shady corners and spectacular waterside plants. Ligularia are deer and rabbit resistant, yet adored by bees and butterflies. Height: 1m (39"). Spread: 75cm (30").

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted plant

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    • £9.99
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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
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    • £9.99
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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 plant

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    • £9.99
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    • £16.99

Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Carpet' (Large Plant)

Pachysandra terminalis ‘Green Carpet’ is an excellent plant for creating a carpet of green beneath trees and shrubs. Plants are mat-forming, and excellent at stopping weeds from taking hold. The evergreen foliage is textured, decorative and plays host to spikes of misty white flowers from early summer.

Easy to grow ground cover for awkward, shady borders, Pachysandra is the perfect choice for low-maintenance gardening. Plants stay low at just 15cm (6") and are ideal for small, oddly-shaped areas, edgings or patio containers. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: up to 1m (39").

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    • 1 x 9cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted plants

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    • £16.99