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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 23 products.
 

Osteospermum 3D

Cape Daisy

An extra layer of petals on these Cape Daisy blooms makes them even more beautiful, and also means they last twice as long! Ideal for borders and patio pots they are perfect for low maintenance areas of your garden. More info
    • 5 osteospermum jumbo plug plants (Lemon Ice)

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    • £13.99
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    • 5 osteospermum jumbo plug plants (Purple)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £13.99
    • 5 osteospermum jumbo plug plants (Violet Ice)

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    • £13.99
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    • 5 osteospermum jumbo plug plants (Yellow)

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £13.99
    • 20 osteospermum jumbo plug plants - 5 of each colour

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    • £49.98 £24.99
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Fuchsia 'Pink Elephant'

  • T&M Exclusive
The double flowers of Fuchsia 'Pink Elephant' unfurl from long, rose-like buds to reveal layer upon layer of sumptuous pale pink ruffles. With a gentle cascading habit, this lovely half-hardy fuchsia makes a spectacular summer display in hanging baskets, flower pouches® and containers. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12").

Useful links:

How to grow fuchsias


Culinary note: Add the beautiful coloured flowers to salads, crystallise them for a sweet garnish or add them to jellies for an extra splash of colour. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 5 fuchsia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 10 fuchsia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £19.98 £14.99

Lewisia cotyledon 'Elise Mixed'

  • First lewisia to repeat flower throughout summer
Masses of starry flowers in a range of fruity colours, including stripes and picotees adorn slender stems above neat rosettes of fleshy leaves. Traditionally grown as perennials in alpine houses, new breeding has brought us Lewisia 'Elise Mixed' which flowers in its first year, making a bright and attractive annual bedding plant! Winner of a Fleuroselect Gold Medal, these exceptional plants repeat flower throughout summer, lighting up beds, borders, containers and rock gardens. Tolerating heat and drought well, Lewisia is also perfectly happy with cooler temperatures and will overwinter with protection from wet weather. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 24 lewisia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £16.99
    • 48 lewisia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £33.98 £22.99

Phlox 'Pop Stars Mixed'

Annual Phlox

  • Masses of blooms, free flowering for up to 5 months
  • British bred to give the very best UK performance
  • Always look fresh and colourful - no need to deadhead!
  • Perfect gap filler
Despite their small stature, these star performers have been bred to take centre stage in the garden, bringing the X Factor to your summer borders. Phlox 'Popstars Mixed' is one of the most talked about plants in the growing industry, and is sure to be a talking point among home gardeners too! The blooms may be less than the size of a penny, but their serrated edging, star shape and marbled colouring make each one a mini work of art! Free-flowering in a wonderful array of colours, these easy to grow hardy annual plants are a must for borders and cottage gardens. Their small size and heavy blooming make them ideal for containers too, where you can really show off the vibrant colours and intriguing flower shapes. Weather tolerant, bushy and compact, Phlox 'Popstars Mixed' is self cleaning, requiring no deadheading - faded blooms are simply replaced by fresh new buds to bring up to five months of colour to the garden. Height and spread: 25cm (10").

 

Buy this variety in a larger plant size
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    • 24 phlox plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £8.99
    • 48 phlox plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £17.98 £14.99

Heucherella 'Trailing Collection'

  • New hanging basket plant!

A cross between Heuchera and Tiarella, these trailing hardy perennials look fabulous billowing out of hanging baskets, window boxes and patio containers, where the broad-lobed, evergreen leaves provide all-year-round interest! Grow them alone for a fountain of foliage, or in mixed baskets to add texture and contrast. Vigorous and easy to grow, Heucherella 'Trailing Collection' also makes a fantastic groundcover plant for sun or part shade. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 60cm (24").


  • Collection comprises:
  • Heucherella 'Crimson Cascade' - Wonderful green to copper-red foliage with contrasting dark veins.
  • Heucherella 'Yellowstone Falls' - Striking lime green leaves with crimson markings.
  • Heucherella 'Redstone Falls' - Vibrant green and ruby red leaves creating a mixture of autumnal colours which change with the seasons.
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    • 3 heucherella jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
    • SAVE £5  
    • £14.99 £9.99
    • 6 heucherella jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
    • SAVE £7  
    • £19.99 £12.99

Gentiana scabra 'Royal Stripes'

  • Unique striped blooms
You'll be familiar with blue flowering gentian plants and you've likely seen white flowered forms, but you'll be blown away by the blue and white striped flowers of Gentiana 'Royal Stripes'. This rare new variety really brings a wow factor to the genus. Look closer at the impressive blooms and you'll also see vibrant green freckling standing out on a white canvas. Whether you use these compact herbaceous perennial plants in patio pots, borders or rockery displays, the carpet of colour is sure to attract attention from friends and family as well as bees and other pollinators. In return of a little deadheading, flowers will just keep on coming from early June through to October. Ideal for dappled shade, try Gentiana ‘Royal Stripes’ under trees and shrubs for a vibrant lift to your beds and borders. Height and spread: 25cm (10")
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    • 1 x 10.5cm potted gentiana plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 10.5cm potted gentiana plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
    • SAVE £4.99  
    • £29.98 £24.99

Verbena 'Endurascape' Collection

Glandularia, Verbena patagonica

  • Annual verbena with a hardy habit!
  • Summer colour year after year
  • Four vibrant colours
  • Perfect for pots, baskets and borders

It's a sad day when your summer verbena succumb to the cold of autumn and end up on the compost heap, but that's a thing of the past with the Verbena 'Endurascape' Collection. These are the hardiest bedding verbenas we've ever seen, easily taking temperatures of -10C through winter to return to full health as things warm up in spring.

You can now make a summer favourite annual a perennial feature of your garden. Our hardy verbena plants can be planted out in spring or summer for years of seasonal colour in the garden. Simply cut the plants back in late winter before spring growth kicks in and your plants will reward you with masses of early summer colour. Four vibrant shades lend themselves to a wide range of container and bedding uses. We can’t pick a favourite between blue, red, lavender and purple, so we’re offering them to you in one amazing collection. Height and spread 25cm (10").

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    • 4 verbena Postiplug plants - 1 of each colour

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    • £9.99
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    • 8 verbena Postiplug plants - 2 of each colour

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    • £19.98 £14.99
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Phlox 'Pop Stars Mixed' (Garden Ready)

Annual Phlox

  • British bred for perfect UK performance
  • Self-cleaning - no need for deadheading
  • Small plants smothered in bloom
  • 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.

Despite their small stature, these star performers have been bred to take centre stage in the garden, bringing the X Factor to your summer borders. Phlox 'Popstars Mixed' is one of the most talked about plants in the growing industry, and is sure to be a talking point among home gardeners too! The blooms may be less than the size of a penny, but their serrated edging, star shape and marbled colouring make each one a mini work of art! Free-flowering in a wonderful array of colours, these easy to grow hardy annual plants are a must for borders and cottage gardens. Their small size and heavy blooming make them ideal for containers too, where you can really show off the vibrant colours and intriguing flower shapes. Weather tolerant, bushy and compact, Phlox 'Popstars Mixed' is self cleaning, requiring no deadheading - faded blooms are simply replaced by fresh new buds to bring up to five months of colour to the garden. Height and spread: 25cm (10").

 

Garden ready special offer
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    • 30 phlox garden ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99

Cyclamen 'Miracle Mixed'

Sowbread

We've selected the very best cyclamen to brighten your garden this autumn - so when the weather is cool, your planting scheme doesn't have to be! The vibrant pink, purple and rose shades of 'Miracle Mixed' will brighten the dullest autumn days.


This strong colour mix is ideal for border and container displays and is the perfect choice for lifting the shade under trees and shrubs - adding a natural winter woodland feel to the garden. The silver and green foliage adds extra interest. To really enjoy the display why not add Cyclamen 'Miracle Mixed' to window boxes or hanging baskets, where you'll also get to appreciate the subtle sweet scent of these mini cyclamen plants. Height: 20cm (8in). Spread: 20cm (8in).

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    • 3 x 9cm potted cyclamen plants

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    • £9.99
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    • 6 x 9cm potted cyclamen plants

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    • £19.98 £17.99
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Primrose 'Palazzo Collection'

Primula

  • The all new pom-pom primrose
Our lastest primrose introduction are already causing a big stir. To make ordering both 'Palazzo Wine' and 'Palazzo Pink' easier and more economical, we're now offering them as a duo collection. Treat yourself to some winter luxury. Both velvety shades are topped off with a rich silver-laced edge and sumptuous ruffled petals, making the perfect centrepiece plant for winter and spring containers, baskets and bedding displays. Height: 25cm (10in). Spread: 20cm (8in).,

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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    • 6 primrose jumbo plug plants - 3 of each colour

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
    • SAVE £4.99  
    • £17.98 £12.99

Verbena 'Union Jack Mixed' (Garden Ready)

Join in the fun and help celebrate the Queen's Birthday with a spectacular display of trailing stems filled with red, white and blue flowers. The patriotic colours of Verbena 'Union Jack' mix are perfect for creating living party decorations this summer! Fill your hanging baskets and patio containers, or let them trail from a window box for a cascade of colour. Height and spread: 25cm (10"). More info
    • 30 verbena garden ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £14.99