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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.



We have found 44 products.
 

Geranium maderense

Giant Herb Robert, Madeira Cranesbill

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • The palm tree geranium
Geranium maderense is a magnificent tender perennial. The Madeira Cranesbill is the largest of the Geranium species, and certainly one of the most impressive, reaching a height of 1.5m (4',9"). Although perennial, it often acts as a biennial, producing pretty magenta pink blooms in its second year. But you won't mind the wait - it will give you time to appreciate the exotic-looking, dissected, evergreen foliage that radiates from a stout central trunk. This spectacular RHS AGM species will need some winter protection so it is best grown in the conservatory or a large patio container which can be moved to a frost free position in winter. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 100cm (39").
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    • 1 x 12cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £19.99
    • 2 x 12cm potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £29.99

Geranium 'Black Velvet Mix' F1

Pelargonium, Zonal Geranium, Zonal Pelargonium

 Customer Rating
  • 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 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 48 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • Double up 24 to 48 for £5 extra  
    • £16.99

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 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £13.99
    • 72 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • Double up 36 to 72 for £5 extra  
    • £18.99

Geranium 'T&M's Choice Mixed' F1 Hybrid

Pelargonium, Zonal Geranium, Zonal Pelargonium

 Customer Rating
  • New in 2014
  • Stunning blooms will last all summer
An improved mix of our best seller Geranium ‘Jackpot’! These weather tolerant, F1 hybrid pelargoniums have more than enough vigour to ensure a spectacular, free flowering display throughout summer. Geranium 'T&Ms Choice 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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    • 6 plug plants

    • Despatch:
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    • £5.99
    • Out of stock
    • 36 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £13.99
    • 72 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £18.99

Fuchsia 'Giants Collection'

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  • T&M's best value fuchsias

Turbo-charged trailing fuchsias, that are guaranteed to give a stunning display. Giant frilled flowers of up to 10cm (4") across are produced throughout summer. The enormous blooms will leave your baskets, window boxes, Flower Pouches™ and containers literally dripping in a carnival of colour. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

  • Collection comprises:
  • Fuchsia ‘Bella Rosella’ - Double blooms in shades of pink hang from cascading stems.
  • Fuchsia ‘Bicentennial’ - Flamboyant, frilly blooms in an unusual shade of orange.
  • Fuchsia 'Quasar' - Double mauve blooms with pure white sepals create a dramatic summer spectacle.
  • Fuchsia 'Seventh Heaven' - Bold flamingo pink flowers with contrasting pale pink sepals .
  • Fuchsia ‘Voodoo’ - Dark and mysterious double blooms, with fold upon fold of rich purple petals.

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


Useful links:

Read more on our blog: Choosing the right plants for your garden

Gardening news: Top 10 best-selling plants of 2012
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    • 5 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 10 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • + FREE £5 voucher  
    • £9.99
    • 20 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £17.99
    • 100 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • + FREE £5 voucher  
    • £99.80 £49.99

Fuchsia 'Pink Elephant'

  • World Exclusive
The double flowers of Fuchsia 'Pink Elephant' unfurl from long, rose-like buds to reveal layer upon layer of sumptuous pale pink ruffles. With a gentle cascading habit, this lovely half-hardy fuchsia makes a spectacular summer display in hanging baskets, flower pouches® and containers. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12").

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

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    • 5 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch:
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    • £10.99
    • Out of stock
    • 10 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £15.99

Fuchsia 'Giants Collection'

For hassle-free gardening, look no further than our pre-planted baskets for easy summer-long colour. We’re always on the look out for ways to make life simpler for our gardening customers. So what could be easier hanging baskets which are already planted up? We’ve taken the hard work out of creating wonderfully colourful displays - just order our pre-planted baskets of your favourite varieties and position them where you’ll most enjoy their summer colour. Then all you need to do is water them and wait!

Turbo-charged trailing fuchsias, that are guaranteed to give a stunning display. Giant frilled flowers of up to 10cm (4") across are produced throughout summer. The enormous blooms will leave your baskets, window boxes, Flower Pouches™ and containers literally dripping in a carnival of colour. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18"). Hanging Basket: 27cm diameter.
  • Collection comprises:
  • Fuchsia ‘Bella Rosella’ - Double blooms in shades of pink hang from cascading stems.
  • Fuchsia ‘Bicentennial’ - Flamboyant, frilly blooms in an unusual shade of orange.
  • Fuchsia 'Quasar' - Double mauve blooms with pure white sepals create a dramatic summer spectacle.
  • Fuchsia 'Seventh Heaven' - Bold flamingo pink flowers with contrasting pale pink sepals .
  • Fuchsia ‘Voodoo’ - Dark and mysterious double blooms, with fold upon fold of rich purple petals.

 

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    • 1 x garden-ready basket with 5 plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
    • Add a 2nd basket for just £9.99  
    • £19.99

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 November 2014
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    • £9.99
    • 3 jumbo plug plants

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

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £24.99

Geranium 'T&M's Jackpot' F1 Hybrid (Garden-Ready)

Pelargonium, Zonal Geranium, Zonal Pelargonium

However busy you are, you can still enjoy a colourful garden or patio, thanks to our Garden-Ready plant range. These robust and vigorous plants can be planted straight out when you receive them.

You've hit the jackpot with T&M's special blend of F1 Century-type geraniums. Compact, uniform plants produce a mass of colour in bright shades of white, red and cerise. The single flowers are particularly weather resistant making them ideal for summer bedding 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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    • 21 garden-ready plants

    • Despatch:
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    • £11.99
    • Out of stock
    • 42 garden-ready plants

    • Despatch:
    • SAVE £3.99  
    • £23.98 £19.99
    • Out of stock

Geranium 'Red Sybil'

Pelargonium, Rosebud Geranium

The full, rounded buds of Rosebud Geranium 'Red 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”). Geranium 'Red Sybil' is protected by Plant Breeder's Rights - propagation prohibited.
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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    • £12.99
    • Out of stock

Geranium 'Black Rose'

Pelargonium, Rosebud Geranium

The full, rounded buds of Rosebud Geranium 'Black Rose' 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.
More info
    • 10 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch:
    • SAVE £7.99  
    • £25.98 £17.99
    • Out of stock