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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.
Comfrey 'Bocking 14'
Symphytum x uplandicum 'Bocking 14', Russian Comfrey
Grow your own soil conditioner! Comfrey 'Bocking 14' contains high levels of basic NPK nutrients and because it is a sterile hybrid, it won't self seed all over your garden.
The nutrient rich foliage of comfrey can be used as a compost activator, mulch, or soaked in barrels of water for 3 to 5 weeks to make a useful liquid feed for tomatoes and beans. Scatter the wilted leaves throughout potato trenches just before planting, to fertilise the crop and improve their flavour! Once established, this quick growing plant can be cut 3 or 4 times throughout the growing season, for a constant supply of nutrient rich, organic, comfrey fertiliser. Height: 100cm (40"). Spread: 75cm (30").
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Knautia macedonica 'Melton Pastels' (Large Plant)
Macedonian Scabious, Scabiosa rumelicaCommonly known as the Macedonian Scabious, this pretty blend of Knautia bears fabulous pincushion flowers on slender, airy stems. Flowering over a long period from July right through to October, Knautia macedonica 'Melton Pastels' is well loved for its gentle shades of pink, rose and crimson. This hardy perennial is often found in cottage gardens where its swaying stems create an informal display. Try planting it in wildlife areas where pollinating insects will love its nectar rich blooms. Height: 1cm (39"). Spread: 45cm (18"). More info
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