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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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Erigeron glaucus 'Sea Breeze' (Large Plant)

Fleabane

A low-growing, carpeting plant for coastal locations, or any difficult, exposed position in the garden. The lilac blooms come easily, and the Beach Aster or Fleabane as it is commonly known, looks great tumbling over a rock wall, or growing between cracks in paving.

Erigeron plants are tough and easy to establish, some may even refer to them as 'foolproof'. The Beach Aster is long-lived too, will flower right through the summer, and self-seed if you'd like it to! Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted erigeron plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted erigeron plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £16.99

Brunnera 'Alexander's Great'

Brunnera macrophylla

A statement large-leaved foliage plant for borders and large containers. This hardy perennial returns bigger and better each spring producing neat clumps of heavily silver-veined leaves for dramatic effect in the garden. Use Brunnera 'Alexander's Great' as an underplanting to trees and shrubs or add in with your favourite border perennials for a winning mixed display. Sprays of airy sky-blue flowers on wirey stems also appear in spring to create extra seasonal interest. This low maintenance perennial plant thrives in shade but will happily perform in sunny locations too. Use Brunnera 'Alexander's Great' in containers on the patio to add contrast to your favourite seasonal bedding plants. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 90cm (36"). More info
    • 2 brunnera jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 4 brunnera jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £24.99

Geranium 'Rozanne'

Geranium 'Gerwat'

  • Winner of The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 'Plant of the Centenary'
  • Unique long-flowering period for a Hardy Geranium

A celebrated Cranesbill producing masses of saucer shaped, violet-blue blooms with dainty white centres. Being a sterile hybrid, Geranium 'Rozanne' flowers repeatedly throughout the summer and won’t self-seed like other Geraniums. This hardy perennial makes excellent ground cover through the front of informal borders or spilling from containers. As summer ends the loose mounds of foliage colour to reddish brown and fiery orange for an extended display into autumn. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 60cm (24").


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Geranium 'Rozanne gets our vote for RHS 'Plant of the Centenary'

 

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    • 1 geranium jumbo plug plant

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    • £9.99
    • 3 geranium jumbo plug plants

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    • £29.97 £19.99

Gentiana scabra 'Royal Stripes'

  • Unique striped blooms
You'll be familiar with blue flowering gentian plants and you've likely seen white flowered forms, but you'll be blown away by the blue and white striped flowers of Gentiana 'Royal Stripes'. This rare new variety really brings a wow factor to the genus. Look closer at the impressive blooms and you'll also see vibrant green freckling standing out on a white canvas. Whether you use these compact herbaceous perennial plants in patio pots, borders or rockery displays, the carpet of colour is sure to attract attention from friends and family as well as bees and other pollinators. In return of a little deadheading, flowers will just keep on coming from early June through to October. Ideal for dappled shade, try Gentiana 'Royal Stripes' under trees and shrubs for a vibrant lift to your beds and borders. Height and spread: 25cm (10")
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    • 1 x 10.5cm potted gentiana plant

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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 10.5cm potted gentiana plants

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Erigeron 'Stallone'

This excellent ground cover plant is perfect for combating weeds in your borders. Use these fast growing perennial plants to smother border weeds and soften the edges of your planting areas. Each plant produces a dense mass of lovely two-toned daisy flowers that open white and slowly turn to pink and purple as they age. Perfect for drift planting or use as a gap filler around taller structural plants in your border. Also performs well as a cascading rockery plant. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 100cm (39"). More info
    • 6 erigeron plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £5.99

Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' (Large Plant)

Siberian Bugloss

Grown for it's large, heart shaped, silver leaves with a sparkling metallic sheen that will brighten the shadiest borders. In Spring, the neat clumps of foliage are complimented by delicate sprays of sky blue flowers. Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' is a resilient, quick growing hardy perennial, making useful ground cover in those tricky shady areas. Try planting this Siberian Bugloss among hardy ferns for a woodland feel or throughout the front of cottage garden borders. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 60cm (24").

 

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    • 1 x 3 litre potted brunnera plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted brunnera plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £19.99

Geranium cinereum 'Jolly Jewel Collection'

  • Create a carpet of colour
  • Weed-suppressing Hardy Geranium
  • Long flowering season

The dense foliage on these mat-forming plants are ideal for carpeting difficult dry, sunny banks or filling space in borders and rockeries. Plants hug the ground, meaning the weeds don't even get a look in! These long-lived hardy Geraniums are tough and last for years. The 'Jolly Jewel' series boasts a fruity selection of colours, barely resting it's flower power from spring to late summer. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 3 x 9cm potted geranium plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £19.99
    • 6 x 9cm potted geranium plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £29.99

Hardy Geranium 'Foundlings Friend'

Hardy Geranium, Cranesbill

  • Unique flower patterning
  • Easy to grow
  • Performs no matter the weather

Tough as old boots, hardy Geraniums should be high on everyone’s planting list. Discovered as a chance seedling, Geranium ‘Foundling’s Friend’ is a stand out variety, offering the most unusual flowers among the species. Violet-blue petals are delicately patterned with deep-purple veining. This compact form will thrive in sunny borders, coping with periods of drought once established. Height and spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 1 geranium jumbo plug plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 3 geranium jumbo plug plants

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    • £19.99

Pulmonaria 'Sissinghurst White' (Large Plant)

Pulmonaria officinalis, Lungwort

Despite its unattractive common name of Lungwort, Pulmonaria is a very pretty hardy perennial for ground cover in shady corners, or beneath trees and shrubs. The foliage of Pulmonaria 'Sissinghurst White' is felted, and mottled in white, and accompanied by striking white flowers throughout the summer. Bees love the nectar-rich blooms of Pulmonaria, and this variety is such a reliable plant that it has been awarded an RHS Award of Garden Merit. Excellent for cottage gardens and woodland plantings. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted pulmonaria plant

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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted pulmonaria plants

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    • £16.99

Arabis caucasica 'Pixie Cream' (Large Plant)

Arabis alpina subsp. caucasica, Rock Cress

Arabis is an easy to grow evergreen alpine plant for rockeries, the front of borders, scree gardens or large troughs on the patio. Arabis is unfussy and ideal for beginners, and will flower quickly after planting.

Arabis is a spring flowering, cushion-like perennial, which is excellent for growing spring bulbs through. Arabis flowers consistently from March to April, giving a weed-suppressing display of creamy-white flowers. Bees find Arabis is an important source of sweet nectar too. Height: 10cm (4"). Spread: 25cm (10").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted arabis plant

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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted arabis plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 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").

 

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    • 1 x 2 litre potted oxalis plant

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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted oxalis plants

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    • £16.99

Candytuft 'Pink Ice' (Large Plant)

Iberis

Iberis 'Pink Ice' is an unusual, hardy Candytuft, which carries sprays of white, fragrant blooms, which smother the evergreen foliage over a long period. Iberis 'Pink Ice' thrives in poor soils, and plants are particularly useful for ground cover in sunny borders, planting in rockeries or on top of walls.

Iberis is a shrubby perennial, which is perfect for the front of borders, where it will attract beneficial insects with its sweetly scented flowers. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 50cm (20").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre candytuft potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre candytuft potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £16.99