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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 40 products.
 

Helianthemum Collection

Rock Rose, Sun Rose

These tough little rock roses are hardy, drought tolerant and trouble-free, producing glorious colour from late spring to midsummer. If pruned after flowering, they'll even reward you with a second flush of blooms in late summer! The nectar-rich flowers, set against a backdrop of silvery, semi-evergreen foliage, are loved by bees and other insects. This helianthemum collection makes excellent groundcover or a versatile addition to rockeries or hot, dry borders. Height: 20cm (8”). Spread: 30cm (12”).
  • Collection comprises the following varieties:
  • Helianthemum 'Ben Mohr' – Orange, saucer shaped flowers.
  • Helianthemum 'Pink Angel' – An abundance of delicate double, pink flowers.
  • Helianthemum 'The Bride' – A pretty, white rock rose with an RHS Award of Garden Merit.
  • Helianthemum 'Ben Fhada' – Bright, primrose yellow blooms with golden egg-yolk centres.
  • Helianthemum 'Peachy Keen' – New peach bloomed variety 'Peachy Keen' has an overwhelming amount of petals, further boosting the effect in your garden!
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    • 5 jumbo plug plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 10 jumbo plug plants - 2 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £19.99

Mazus reptans

  • Try a new ground cover idea
This low growing, matt-forming perennial is perfect for filling gaps between stepping stones or at the front of sheltered borders and rockeries. The spreading foliage of Mazus reptans forms a dense carpet that is covered in pretty lilac-blue flowers with a yellow-spotted lower lip. This hardy, ground cover alpine has a long flowering period from late spring to July. Height: 5cm (2"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 5 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 10 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • SAVE £9.99  
    • £29.98 £19.99

Most Scented Bumper Pack

Treat yourself to this fantastic bumper pack of the most scented bedding and border plants, and save yourself £££s! These great value perennials will fill your garden with fragrance and colour in a fabulous springtime display. You'll receive 12 plug plants of each of the following varieties - that's 72 plug plants in total! Height and spread: Up to 30cm (12").

  • Most Scented Bumper Pack comprises 12 plug plants each of:
  • Primrose 'World's Most Scented Mix' - Let the sweet citrus scent and the fresh colour mix of these reliable perennials transport you into spring.
  • Viola 'Most Scented' Mix - This exclusive blend exudes a spring-like perfume even on the coolest of winter days.
  • Stocks 'Most Scented' Mix - Specially selected for their strong and spicy fragrance and fabulous colours!
  • Pansy 'Most Scented' Mix - Larger than violas, with a cheery bright colour mix that will continue well into late spring.
  • Polyanthus 'Most Scented' Mix - Plenty of scented flowers on short, stocky stems, above neat rosettes of lush foliage.
  • Wallflower 'Most Scented' Mix - Versatile and undemanding, this tough perennial can cope in even the poorest of soils.
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    • 72 plug plants - 12 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £16.99

Wallflower 'Sugar Rush'

Erysimum, Cheiranthus

 Customer Rating
  • 'Best New Bedding Plant' at the Grower of the Year Awards
  • Autumn and spring flowering
  • Super-vigorous
Winner in the 'Best New Bedding Plant' category at the Grower of the Year Awards 2013, this is one of the most exciting wallflowers to emerge in recent years. Dense, fragrant flower spikes in shades of cream, yellow, red and purple appear not only in the spring, but throughout the autumn too, blooming in just 6 weeks from an August planting! With a delightful sweet fragrance and compact, multi-branching habit, Wallflower 'Sugar Rush' is perfect for beds, borders, containers and window boxes, creating a mass of colour and scent when much of the garden is dormant. Versatile and undemanding, wallflowers are tough enough to cope in even the poorest soils. Height and spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 36 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 72 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
    • SAVE £6.99  
    • £23.98 £16.99

Wallflower 'Most Scented' Mix

Erysimum, Cheiranthus

 Customer Rating
  • The most scented wallflower
Don't overlook wallflowers! This popular cottage garden favourite is currently enjoying a revival. Wallflower 'Most Scented Mix' is a wonderful blend of specially selected Erysimum, chosen for their fabulous fragrance. Versatile and undemanding, this short lived perennial tends to be grown as a biennial, and is tough enough to cope in even the poorest of soils. Height and spread: 30cm (12").
More info
    • 36 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £10.99
    • 72 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
    • Double up 36 to 72 for £5 extra  
    • £21.98 £15.99

Pansy 'Most Scented Mix'

Viola x wittrockiana

  • World Exclusive
  • The most scented pansy
Experience the unforgettable fragrance of 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”).

 

Culinary note: Pansy flowers are edible.

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

More info
    • 36 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £10.99
    • 72 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £21.98 £15.99

Heuchera 'Prince of Silver' (Large Plant)

Coral Flower, Coral Bells

  • New in 2015
The shimmering leaves of Heuchera ‘Prince of Silver’ are overlaid with dark purple veins which age to a gentle shade of mossy green. In spring, the eye-catching foliage is joined by delicate sprays of creamy flowers that emerge from pink buds. This lovely herbaceous evergreen forms neat clumps which provide year round interest in containers and borders. A superb perennial that will attract pollinating insects to its nectar rich blooms. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 1 x 2 litre potted heuchera plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £8.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted heuchera plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £14.99

Eryngium planum 'Blue Hobbit' (Large Plant)

Sea Holly, Blue Eryngo

Eryngium are handy little plants for the border, as they’ll grow in many different types of soil, and the flower power of Eryngium ‘Little Hobbit’ is second to none!

Eryngium ‘Little Hobbit’ is a unique, dwarf Eryngium, which can be grown in a patio pot. The 30cm (12") plants become top-heavy in midsummer, with sprays of nearly 100 inky-blue flowers. Height and Spread: 30cm (12").

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £16.99

Oenothera fruticosa 'African Sun' (Large Plant)

Oenothera linearis, Evening Primrose, Sundrops

The golden flowers of Evening Primrose are eye-catching and long-lasting. Oenothera is a reliable, tough, hardy perennial which will grow almost anywhere, even thriving on neglect.

Oenothera ‘African Sun’ is a special plant, with a rounded, compact habit. These mounded plants are excellent in borders, summer patio containers or bedding schemes. The golden blooms are also open all through the day, unlike other Evening Primrose strains. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 30cm (12").

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of February 2015
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    • £16.99

Poppy 'Pizzicato'

Papaver orientale, Oriental Poppy

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This stunning Oriental Poppy fills the gap between the end of your spring bulbs and the start of your summer flowers. A neat semi dwarfing variety, Poppy 'Pizzicato' produces up to 20 large flowers per plant, carried on stiff, sturdy stems that are surprisingly tolerant of windy weather. The faded flowers are followed by attractive seed heads that add interest to late summer borders. Perfect for containers, cottage garden borders and wildlife gardens. Height: 50cm (19”). Spread: 30cm (12”).
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    • 6 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £5.99
    • 12 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £8.99

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 plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 2 x 10cm potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £15.99

Dianthus 'Rainbow Loveliness Improved Mixed'

Pink

Unusual blooms with deeply cut petals give Dianthus 'Rainbow Loveliness Improved Mixed' a soft, feathery appearance. These pretty, eye-catching pinks have a gentle, sweet fragrance that makes them a delightful cut flower for a vase indoors. These compact hardy perennials will quickly form attractive clumps at the front of borders and rockeries, or try planting them in containers for a low maintenance display on the patio. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

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

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    • 12 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £8.99
    • 24 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • SAVE £4.99  
    • £17.98 £12.99