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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 15 products.
 

Brunnera macrophylla 'Starry Eyes'

Siberian Bugloss

  • Brighten up shady areas with this super perennial
Sprays of exquisite starry white blooms with intense blue edges appear in spring, above heart shaped, green foliage. Brunnera macrophylla 'Starry Eyes' loves a moist, shady spot, but can cope well with drier conditions once established. This superb hardy perennial is resilient and quick growing, forming dense clumps that are perfect for creating 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: 35cm (14"). Spread: 60cm (24").
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    • 1 bare root plant

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 3 bare root plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £24.99

Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' (Large Plant)

Siberian Bugloss

  • New in 2015

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 June 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted brunnera plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £19.99

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 plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £16.99

Gentiana cruciata (Large Plant)

Crosswort Gentian

The Crosswort Gentian has the accolade of being the easiest Gentian to grow; it is unfussy, free-flowering and excellent for dappled shade borders. Plants are short at 30cm (12") and feature those classic Gentian-blue flowers at the tips of each stem.

Plants of Gentiana cruciata are tough, rabbit-proof and can be used as an edging plant, in containers or in the alpine rockery border. Flowers appear on this easy to grow Gentian from late summer onwards. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

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    • 1 x 8cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 8cm potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £16.99

Houttuynia cordata 'Chameleon' (Large Plant)

Houttuynia cordata 'Tricolor'

Houttuynia is a robust and versatile perennial. Plants are both moisture and drought tolerant, and will thrive in almost any position from sun to dappled shade.

The heart-shaped leaves of Houttuynia cordata 'Chameleon' are completely unique, with splashes of green, gold and red. When crushed, the foliage emits a pungent orange fragrance. Throughout mid-summer, the spreading stems are covered in pure white flowers. Houttuynia makes excellent ground cover through borders or around boggy pond margins. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 100cm (39").

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    • 1 x 3.5 litre potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £10.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £19.99

Anemone sylvestris (Large Plant)

Snowdrop Anemone

Sometimes affectionately known as the Snowdrop Anemone, this charming perennial has nodding white, softly fragrant flowers each spring, which combine well with spring bulbs.

This Anemone will naturalise very easily in the right position, and you will soon have drifts of snowy white blooms running through shady borders. Anemone sylvestris is a very quick growing plant which is unfussy and maintenance-free. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 50cm (19").

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    • 2 x 2 litre potted panemone lants

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    • £19.99
    • Out of stock

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

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted arabis plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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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 potted plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £16.99

Brunnera macrophylla 'Sea Heart' (Large Plant)

Siberian Bugloss

A choice perennial for the plant connoisseur! Brunnera macrophylla 'Sea Heart' forms dense clumps of shimmering, silvery foliage with distinct grey-green veining. The metallic leaves of this variety are particularly thick, reducing the risk of scorch. Throughout Spring, this lovely Siberian Bugloss bears delicate sprays of pale blue and pink flowers, reminiscent of Forget-Me-Nots. A lovely low maintenance ground cover plant that makes a big impact in shaded woodland areas and cottage garden borders. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 60cm (24"). More info
    • 1 x 3 litre potted brunnera plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted brunnera plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £20.99

Brunnera macrophylla 'Silver Heart' (Large Plant)

Siberian Bugloss

Silvery heart-shaped leaves form dense clumps of foliage with a beautiful moonlight shimmer. Brunnera macrophylla 'Silver Heart' bears delicate sprays of bright blue flowers in late spring that make a particularly eye-catching display. This choice variety has thicker leaves than many traditional cultivars making it less prone to scorch when grown in a sunny position. For decorative ground cover, Siberian Bugloss is hard to beat, particularly in those dull, shaded corners of the garden. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 60cm (24"). More info
    • 1 x 3 litre potted brunnera plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted brunnera plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £20.99

Pulmonaria 'Blue Ensign' (Large Plant)

Lungwort

The beautiful clear blue flowers of this striking Lungwort appear in large clusters from March to May. Unlike many cultivars, the green foliage of Pulmonaria 'Blue Ensign' is broader, unspotted and more refined, creating low spreading clumps that make attractive ground cover. This superb RHS AGM variety is ideal for bringing spring colour to woodland areas and shaded borders, where it will attract pollinating insects to its nectar rich blooms. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 x 3 litre potted pulmonaria plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted pulmonaria plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £18.99

Pulmonaria 'Raspberry Splash' (Large Plant)

Lungwort

Lungwort is a low growing hardy perennial which has long been a favourite in cottage gardens. Pulmonaria 'Raspberry Splash' is a delightful variety with slender, silver spotted foliage. From March to May, clusters of raspberry pink blooms appear above the leaves, and slowly mature through purple to light mauve creating an intriguing tricolour effect. A superb choice for attracting pollinating insects to wildlife areas and creating spreading clumps of groundcover in the shade of trees and shrubs. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 x 3 litre potted pulmonaria plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted pulmonaria plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £18.99