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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.


For beautiful summer flowers browse our range of annual plants.



We have found 28 products.
 

Phlox Collection (Creeping)

Phlox subulata, Moss Phlox

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  • Fragrant ground cover
Groundcover needn't be dull! Carpet your garden in rich colour and keep the weeds at bay with our perennial creeping phlox collection. This hardy rockery plant has many uses – underplant trees, shrubs and tall perennials, soften path edging or cover awkward slopes and banks. If you're tired of your lawn, why not replace it with a sea of seasonal colour. This collection comes into its own in March to May, bridging the colour gap between winter and summer bedding. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 50cm (20")..
  • Collection comprises:
  • Phlox subulata 'Candy Stripes'
  • Phlox subulata 'Snowflake'
  • Phlox subulata 'Red Wings'
  • Phlox subulata 'Drummonds Pink'
  • Phlox subulata 'Emerald Cushion'
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    • 5 phlox Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £13.99
    • 10 phlox Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
    • SAVE *£7.99  
    • £27.98 £19.99
    • 20 phlox Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
    • SAVE *£30.97  
    • £55.96 £24.99
    • 50 phlox Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
    • SAVE *£99.91  
    • £139.90 £39.99

Ageratum houstonianum 'Pincushion Mixed'

Floss Flower

  • Compact plants ideal for front of border
  • 3 distinctive colours
  • More flowers than foliage!
Here we have the ideal planting solution for the front of bedding schemes, pathway edging or paving crack filler. Ageratum plants are unsung heroes of the bedding world, producing more flower than leaf. The dwarf habit of Ageratum 'Pincushion Mixed' makes this colour collection a useful garden addition where you want to fill left over space or contain other plants in a defined border of colour. The fluffy, weather-resistant flowers, in shades of blue, pink and white are particularly attractive to butterflies. Add these long flowering bedding plants in between larger container plants for pots of colour all summer. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 20cm (8").
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    • 24 ageratum plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 48 ageratum plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £19.98 £17.99

Osteospermum Collection (Hardy)

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Versatile and resilient, hardy Osteospermums will thrive in hot, dry, neglected conditions, yet remain some of longest-flowering plants in the garden! Expect vibrant summer colour and weed suppressing ground cover from these easy to grow, sun loving Cape Daisies. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 90cm (36").

  • Collection comprises:
  • Osteospermum 'Snow Pixie' - A perfect contrast to its purple-pink coloured cousins, sporting clean, white petals with a golden yellow eye.
  • Osteospermum 'Tresco Purple' - Bold pink daisy flowers open every morning to greet the sun.
  • Osteospermum jucundum var. compactum - Irrepressibly cheerful, bright pink daisy flowers smother carpets of low growing foliage.
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    • 9 osteospermum jumbo plug plants - 3 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £14.99

Parahebe 'Snow Clouds'

  • Spring displays just got more interesting
  • New hardy perennial for early season containers
  • Mix with your favourite spring bedding or other early perennials

Seasonal flower colour is what we do best! We’re pleased to add this hardy late spring perennial to our books so you can bridge the gap between spring and summer displays. This relatively unknown perennial plant offers a low-growing habit and clouds of white blooms, each with a striking central ‘pheasant’s eye’. Use Parahebe ‘Snow Cloud’ as floral groundcover around larger perennials, or grow it tumbling out of walls and rockeries. In containers, mix with other spring perennials or seasonal bedding plants and bulbs. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 35cm (14").
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    • 1 x parahebe jumbo plug plant

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £8.99
    • 2 x parahebe jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £14.99

Primrose 'Belarina Doubles Collection'

Primula

Say 'goodbye' to the winter blues with these little beauties! Primrose 'Belarina Doubles Collection' will cheer up your garden from spring through to early summer with their vibrant colour, delicate fragrance and evergreen rosettes of foliage. With exceptional hardiness, down to -25C (13F), these incredible perennials will come back year after year, no matter how cold the winter is! Like miniature roses, these double-flowered primroses look fabulous wherever you plant them, in pots, containers, beds or baskets, in sun or semi shade - and unlike other primroses they won't need dead-heading! In this collection you will receive the following varieties: 'Nectarine', 'Amethyst Ice' and 'Pink Ice' Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 20cm (8").

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Try the sweet tasting petals on top of salads or even pancakes, crystallise them for use as cake decorations too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 3 primrose jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 6 primrose jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
    • SAVE *£8.99  
    • £25.98 £16.99
    • 9 primrose jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
    • SAVE *£18.98  
    • £38.97 £19.99

Phlox douglasii 'Red Admiral' (Large Plant)

Moss Phlox

Phlox 'Red Admiral' is perfect for rockeries, the front of border or patio containers, and looks fantastic alongside spring bulbs. Also known as the Moss Phlox, this hardy perennial creates a low cushion of weed-suppressing foliage and, in spring, luminous displays of red flowers. Plants are vigorous, disease resistant, and stay compact, yet full of bloom! Phlox 'Red Admiral' also holds an RHS Award of Garden Merit. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 30cm (12").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted phlox plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted phlox plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £16.99

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 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted arabis plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £16.99

Osteospermum 'Snow Pixie' (Hardy)

African Daisy, Cape Daisy

A perfect contrast to its purple-pink coloured cousins, sporting clean, white petals with a golden yellow eye. Versatile and resilient, hardy Osteospermum 'Snow Pixie' will thrive in hot, dry, neglected conditions, yet remains one of longest-flowering plants in the garden! Expect vibrant summer colour and weed suppressing ground cover from this easy to grow, sun loving Cape Daisy. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 90cm (36").
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    • 3 osteospermum jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £11.99

Rose Lily Grass

Rhodohypoxis

Dainty, jasmine-like flowers in two shades of pink erupt in profusion above short clumps of lance-shaped foliage in late spring, followed by flushes of flowers throughout the summer. Giving a long-lasting display throughout the summer months, these starry gems also have a delicate sweet fragrance. Each Rose Lily Grass plug plant contains more than one bulblet for prolific flowering in borders, rock gardens and containers. Although fully hardy, Rhodohypoxis will need protection from winter wet. Height and spread: 15cm (6"). More info
    • 1 Rose Lily Grass jumbo plug plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 3 Rose Lily Grass jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £19.99

Phlox douglasii 'White Admiral' (Large Plant)

Moss Phlox

Phlox douglasii 'White Admiral' is a fantastic, carpeting plants, which creates a low cushion of weed-suppressing foliage. During the spring, this is smothered in white flowers.

Moss Phlox plants are vigorous, pest and disease free, and perfect for rockeries, the front of border or patio containers. Plant up some spring patio pots with Moss Phlox, mixed with spring bulbs. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 30cm (12").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted phlox plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted phlox plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £16.99

Corydalis flexuosa 'Purple Leaf' (Large Plant)

Pseudofumaria

Corydalis flexuosa 'Purple Leaf' is an unusual garden plant, which is often admired. Plants may look delicate, but they're quite robust, and enjoy our cool English summers. Flowering can often persist from late spring into the middle of summer.

Corydalis plants will effortlessly form clumps in borders, rockeries and shady corners. The foliage is ferny and purple, tinged with red. The accompanying flowers are tubular and in a dashing shade of bottle blue. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 50cm (19").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted corydalis plant

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    • £9.99
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    • 2 x 1 litre potted corydalis plants

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    • £16.99
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Ajuga reptans 'Black Scallop' (Large Plant)

Ajuga reptans 'Binblasca', Bugle

Ajuga reptans 'Black Scallop' is a highly attractive variety of Bugle. The violet blue flower-spikes appear from late spring against a dense matt of glossy, liquorice-black foliage. This dark leaved perennial is more sun tolerant than many cultivars, with the foliage becoming blacker when grown in full sun. A superb groundcover plant, Bugle is a tough and reliable evergreen that copes in almost any soil conditions. Ajuga reptans 'Black Scallop' is particularly effective at the front of borders, creeping through rockeries or as groundcover in wildlife gardens where it will attract pollinating insects. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 60cm (24").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted ajuga plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £7.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted ajuga plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £12.99