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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 18 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

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
    • Save £8.99  
    • £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

Most Scented Duo

Enjoy the beautiful scent of these popular pansies and polyanthus. In this collection you will receive 12 plug plants of Polyanthus 'Most Scented' Mix and 24 plug plants of Pansy 'Most Scented Mix'.

Pansy 'Most Scented Mix' This exclusive mix exudes a spring-like perfume even on the coolest of winter days. With a cheery bright colour mix, these pretty pansies bring a bright splash of colour that will continue well into late spring. Plant them in hanging baskets, window boxes and flower pouches™ and position them by a front door or kitchen window where you can really appreciate them. Height: 23cm (9"). Spread: 30cm (12").
Polyanthus 'Most Scented Mix' - We've sniffed all the polyanthus we could find to be able to make up this exclusive mix for you! Each fresh colour has a lovely, strong fragrance, to bring you a true scent of spring. From late winter, these vigorous perennials produce plenty of flowers on short, stocky stems, above neat rosettes of lush foliage. Fill all your pots and borders with Polyanthus 'Most Scented Mix' for a riot of scent and colour even on the dreariest winter days! Height and spread: 25cm (10").
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    • 36 plug plant mix

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £10.99

Geranium 'Best Red' F1 Hybrid

Pelargonium, Zonal Geranium, Zonal Pelargonium

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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.
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    • 36 geranium plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 72 geranium plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £19.99

Geranium 'Black Velvet Mix' F1

Pelargonium, Zonal Geranium, Zonal Pelargonium

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  • Rarely available

Dark, enigmatic foliage makes a startling foil for the beguiling bright blooms of Geranium 'Black Velvet Mix' in four striking colours. The unique black leaves, produced on upright bushy plants, are edged with just a hint of green. This boldly coloured zonal geranium makes a striking addition to pots, beds and borders for long lasting summer colour. Height: 40cm (14"). 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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    • 24 geranium plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 48 geranium plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £17.99
    • 72 geranium plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £22.99

Giant Geranium Collection

Pelargonium

  • The biggest geraniums you'll ever find

Enormous heads of bloom with exceptional weather resistance make these giant geraniums stand out from the rest! Raised from cuttings, these plants have increased vigour and abundant flowers that persist throughout summer if deadheaded regularly. Fantastic for creating dramatic patio displays or filling gaps in borders. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 50cm (20").


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.
  • Collection comprises:
  • Geranium 'Octavia Hill' - Bold scarlet
  • Geranium 'Salmon Princess' - Delicate candy pink.
  • Geranium 'Sassa' - Dark pink.
  • Geranium 'Flower Fairy Berry' - Rich cerise pink.
  • Geranium 'Maestro Salmon' - Dark pink.
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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
    • 15 geranium jumbo plug plants - 3 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £19.99
    • 30 geranium jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • SAVE £53.95  
    • £83.94 £29.99
    • 100 geranium jumbo plug plants - 20 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • SAVE £129.81  
    • £199.80 £69.99

Geranium 'Octavia Hill'

Pelargonium, Zonal Geranium, Zonal Pelargonium

Enormous heads of scarlet blooms with exceptional weather resistance make these giant geraniums stand out from the rest! Raised from cuttings, Geranium 'Octavia Hill' has increased vigour and abundant flowers that persist throughout summer if deadheaded regularly. Fantastic for creating dramatic patio displays or filling gaps in borders. Height: 50cm (20"). 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

Morning Glory 'Fragrant Sky'

Ipomoea lindheimeri

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A hardy perennial morning glory with a sweet fragrance too! Scrambling Ipomoea lindheimeri looks just like its annual cousins but you can look forward to it returning year after year. Morning Glory 'Fragrant Sky' produces beautiful lavender blue trumpet blooms against a backdrop of attractive lobed foliage that makes a lovely informal display. Perfect for growing over obelisks, adding height and structure to cottage garden borders. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 1 x 10cm potted morning glory plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £11.99
    • 2 x 10cm potted morning glory plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £15.99

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