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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.



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Heteropappus meyendorfii

Blue Chrysanthemum

  • Hundreds of electric blue blooms
Like a little blue Chrysanthemum, this fabulous plant produces an abundance of blooms from late summer, and continues throughout autumn. Heteropappus meyendorfii is a colourful, late flowering half hardy perennial with a lovely spreading habit. This pretty little daisy is perfect for filling gaps in containers and late summer borders when other plants are beginning to fade. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 5 heteropappus Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £8.99
    • 10 heteropappus Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £17.98 £12.99

Aristolochia elegans

Aristolochia littoralis, Dutchman's Pipe

  • New in 2015
A show stopping half hardy climber for the summer garden or conservatory. The blooms of the Dutchman's Pipe are highly sought after and we are pleased to have sourced this stunning Brazilian vine for all you would-be plant hunters. The exotic 7.5cm (3") flowers take on a unique rich purple-brown hue overlaid with a creamy white patina and exude a soft fragrance. The soft lush foliage is over-sized and heart-shaped - everything about this plant is spectacular. Aristolochia plants will enjoy a warm conservatory over winter, but as you can see, a little fuss is well worth the effort! Height: up to 8m (26'). Spread: 100cm (3').
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    • 1 x 9cm potted aristolochia plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted aristolochia plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £19.99

Foxglove 'Sugar Plum'

Digitalis

  • New in 2015

A reworking of a cottage garden classic. Foxglove ‘Sugar Plum' is an improved form of old-time favourite ‘Pam's Choice'. Careful selection work has led to foxglove plants with a stronger border habit and impressive flower spikes. Each bloom now carries deeper speckling and all sit closer together on the stem for a fuller display. This biennial foxglove makes an eye-catching addition to mixed borders and formal woodland planting schemes. Height: 120cm (48"). Spread: 45cm (18").

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    • 24 foxglove plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 48 foxglove plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £17.99

Chinese Foxglove

Rehmannia elata, Rehmannia angulata

  • Blooms from May to November
This colourful Chinese Foxglove is named for its foxglove-like flowers, and it will repeat bloom all through the summer - unlike digitalis - and with a much showier flower! Rehmannia makes a superb choice for sunny borders, containers or a cool greenhouse, adding a touch of the exotic to your garden from late spring through until autumn. Chinese foxgloves are best over-wintered in a protected position with a minimum temperature of 5°C. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 50cm (20").
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    • 3 Chinese foxglove Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 6 Chinese foxglove Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £17.99

Cosmos atrosanguineus 'Spellbound' (Large Plant)

Bidens atrosanguinea, Chocolate Plant

A particularly striking Chocolate Cosmos with rich maroon daisy-like flowers and a seductive chocolate fragrance. Cosmos atrosanguineus 'Spellbound' is a choice half-hardy perennial for a sunny border, and well loved by pollinating insects. Plant it among other perennials to support its stems Ð it associates beautifully with hot fiery colours. Although perennial, the Chocolate plant is often grown as an annual in the UK, but can easily be over-wintered if grown in containers and kept in frost free conditions. Height and Spread: 60cm (24"). More info
    • 1 x 2 litre potted cosmos plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted cosmos plants

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    • £12.99
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    • 2 x 2 litre potted cosmos plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £19.99

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
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    • £25.98 £16.99

Artemisia arborescens 'Powis Castle' (Large Plant)

Artemisia arborescens 'Brass Band', Wormwood

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A common sight in stately home gardens and local parks, Artmesia is often chosen due to its resilient, drought tolerant, easy grow attitude.

The holder of an esteemed RHS AGM, 'Powis Castle' is a hardy perennial which is evergreen, easy to maintain and can add a silver glint to borders. Use Artemisia as edging for pathways in cottage garden style borders. Height and Spread: 50cm (19").

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted artemisia plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted artemisia plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £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
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    • £19.98 £14.99

Fuchsia 'Bella Evita'

  • New in 2015
  • T&M Exclusive

Specially bred for containers, the Fuchsia 'Bella' range produce large outward facing flowers throughout the summer. Fuchsia 'Bella' Evita' is an upright, bushy form with single white blooms and contrasting red sepals. Perfect for creating a patio table centrepiece or filling patio pots in either sun or shade. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 45cm (18").


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How to grow fuchsias


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

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    • 5 fuchsia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99

Fuchsia 'Bella Vera'

  • New in 2015
  • T&M Exclusive

These new style fuchsias are real show-offs, designed for windowboxes, outdoor table tops and patio containers. Unlike traditional fuchsias, the blooms of the innovative 'Bella' range have outward and upward facing flowers, meaning no more hidden blooms - you can see their true beauty as they look up at you, all summer long!


Useful links:

How to grow fuchsias


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

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    • 5 fuchsia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99

Fuchsia 'Bella Sophia'

  • New in 2015
  • T&M Exclusive

Specially bred for containers, the Fuchsia 'Bella' range produce large outward facing flowers throughout the summer. Fuchsia 'Bella Sophia' is a gently cascading form with pristine white petals and contrasting pale pink sepals. Perfect for filling patio pots and hanging baskets in either sun or shade. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 45cm (18").


Useful links:

How to grow fuchsias


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

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    • 5 fuchsia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99

Fuchsia 'Bella Mariska'

  • New in 2015
  • T&M Exclusive

Specially bred for containers, the Fuchsia 'Bella' range produce large outward facing flowers throughout the summer. Fuchsia 'Bella' Mariska' is an upright, bushy form with mauve purple blooms and contrasting pale pink sepals. Perfect for creating a patio table centrepiece or filling patio pots in either sun or shade. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 45cm (18").


Useful links:

How to grow fuchsias


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

More info
    • 5 fuchsia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99