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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.



We have found 44 products.
 

Primrose 'Irish Beauties Collection'

Primula vulgaris, Kennedy Primroses

  • The World's Hardiest Primrose
Often referred to as Kennedy Primroses, these striking Primulas are the products of 35 years of breeding. The results speak for themselves! These eye catching perennials are particularly tough, tolerating temperatures down to -15C (5F), resisting frost, snow and extreme wet conditions to make them the world's hardiest Primrose. Each of Primrose 'Irish Beauties Collection' has darkly coloured green and purple-bronze foliage that contrasts with the shapely blooms. Once established they will virtually look after themselves, flowering twice as long as other varieties for an extended spring display. Height and spread: 20cm (8").

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


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    • 3 primrose jumbo plug plants

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    • £12.99
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    • 6 primrose jumbo plug plants

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    • 9 primrose jumbo plug plants

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Helianthemum 'Peachy Keen'

Rock Rose, Sun Rose

  • T&M Exclusive

Giving you a glorious display of colour from spring to midsummer, these Rock Roses are both versatile and trouble free. Our new peach flowered variety, Helianthemum 'Peachy Keen', has an overwhelming abundance of petals, which further boosts the display in your garden. This tough, hardy and drought resistant alpine, will produce a second flush of flowers in late summer, if pruned after the first blooming. 'Peachy Keen' can be used as groundcover or an addition to a rockery, either way, it will be also loved by bees and other insects. . Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 30cm (12"). Evergreen/semi-evergreen.

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    • 5 helianthemum jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 10 helianthemum jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £29.98 £19.99

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 helianthemum jumbo plug plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 10 helianthemum jumbo plug plants - 2 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £19.99

Primrose 'Husky Mixed' (Garden Ready)

Primula

  • The fast-track to a hassle-free garden - just plant, water and enjoy!
  • Quality plants delivered to your door, hardened off and ready to plant out
  • Fully-grown, super-robust, healthy plants
Our garden ready plants are selected for garden performance, straight from the nursery. We send them to you 'green' ahead of flowering (but please note some varieties may show a few blooms), which means plants will establish quickly and all their energy goes into producing better roots, so they produce more flowers throughout the season.

A vibrant rainbow of primrose flowers that will brighten the gloomiest of winter days - even through cold, wet and snow! The delicately fragranced blooms of Primrose 'Husky Mixed' burst open in a frenzy of colour that will see you through until late spring. Once established in beds, borders and containers, these easy to grow perennials will virtually look after themselves. Height and spread: 20cm (8").


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

 

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    • 30 primrose garden ready plants

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    • £14.99
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Armeria maritima 'Alba' (Large Plant)

Sea Pink, Thrift

The ideal plant for coastal gardens and seaside locations. Sea Thrift is robust, clump-forming, evergreen plant with grassy foliage and lollipop-like flowers in pure white.

A reliable perennial which is recommended for beginners. An easy plant to establish in the garden, giving summer colour from May to August. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 50cm (19").

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted armeria plant

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted armeria plants

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    • £16.99

Primrose 'Husky Mixed' (Pre-Planted Pot)

Primula

For hassle-free gardening, look no further than our pre-planted pots for easy summer-long colour. We're always on the look out for ways to make life simpler for our gardening customers. So what could be easier than pots which are already planted up? We've taken the hard work out of creating wonderfully colourful displays - just order our pre-planted pots of your favourite varieties and position them where you'll most enjoy their summer colour. Then all you need to do is water them and wait!

A vibrant rainbow of primrose flowers that will brighten the gloomiest of winter days - even through cold, wet and snow! The delicately fragranced blooms of Primrose 'Husky Mixed' burst open in a frenzy of colour that will see you through until late spring. Once established in beds, borders and containers, these easy to grow perennials will virtually look after themselves. Height and spread: 20cm (8").


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

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    • 1 x primrose pre-planted pot with 6 plants

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Pansy 'Matrix™ Mixed' (Garden Ready)

Viola x wittrockiana

We've taken the hard work out of creating wonderfully colourful displays - just order our pre-planted baskets of your favourite varieties and position them where you'll most enjoy their colour. Then all you need to do is water them and wait!

This vibrant blend has been specially bred for their excellent branching habit and super size flowers; and the results speak for themselves! The compact sturdy stems hold their vibrant flower heads high, whatever the weather brings to ensure your garden is filled with colour. Easy to grow, Pansy 'Matrix Mixed' is the perfect plant for all your containers and bedding displays. Height and spread: 23cm (9"). Hanging Basket: 27cm diameter.

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

 

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    • 1 x pansy garden ready basket

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Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea'

Lesser Periwinkle

Deep plum-purple flowers appear in spring above the evergreen foliage of Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea'. This attractive Lesser Periwinkle is less vigorous than its larger cousin Vinca major, making it easier to confine to its allotted space. Vinca are perfect for filling tricky spots where little else grows. Ideal for creating weed suppressing ground cover in almost any position, from sunny banks to dark, shady corners. Height: 20cm (8") Spread: 50cm (19"). More info
    • 1 x 8cm potted vinca minor plant

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 8cm potted vinca minor plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £16.99

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.
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    • 4 helianthemum jumbo plug plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £11.99
    • 8 helianthemum jumbo plug plants - 2 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £15.99

Vinca minor 'Gertrude Jekyll'

Lesser Periwinkle

The spreading stems of Vinca minor 'Gertrude Jekyll' provide glossy, evergreen foliage that makes useful, weed-beating ground cover. This lovely Lesser Periwinkle flowers relentlessly from spring to autumn. The pure white blooms will brighten even the shadiest position in the garden. Vinca is ideal for tricky areas where nothing else will grow. This low growing, creeping plant will thrive in the most inhospitable of places and requires little attention or maintenance. Height: 20cm (8") Spread: 50cm (19"). More info
    • 1 x 9cm potted vinca minor plant

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted vinca minor plants

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    • £16.99

Campanula carpatica 'Blaue Clips' (Large Plant)

Bellflower

Easy to grow hardy perennial for cottage garden borders or patio pot displays. Campanula carpatica 'Blaue Clips' will quickly form cushion-like plants, which are smothered in violet-blue flowers through the summer months.

Harebell plants are good for ground cover, edging, courtyard gardens or for planting between cracks in paving. They will thrive in a sunny border. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 60cm (24").

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted campanula plant

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted campanula plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £16.99

Ajuga reptans f. albiflora 'Alba' (Large Plant)

Bugle

This useful hardy perennial forms dense mats of evergreen foliage that makes superb ground cover. From late spring to early summer, Ajuga reptans f. albiflora 'Alba' is decorated with small white flower spikes that will brighten even the darkest corner of your garden. The nectar rich flowers are a magnet for pollinating insects. Commonly known as Bugle, this tough, reliable plant will grow on virtually any soil, and positively thrives in those tricky shaded areas, even where soils are poor. This versatile perennial plant is ideal for creeping through woodland areas, rockeries, or at the front of cottage garden borders. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 60cm (24"). More info
    • 1 x 1 litre potted ajuga plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £12.99