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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 28 products.
 

Dianthus barbatus 'Mixed' (Garden-Ready)

Sweet William

  • New in 2014

Enjoy the sweet clove like fragrance of this cottage garden favourite with the minimum of effort. This traditional mix of Sweet Williams combines a fabulous range of pinks, reds and white including solid shades and bicolours for a real tapestry of colour. Dianthus barbartus ‘Mixed’ carries its large clusters of flowers upon stiff upright stems and make superb cut flowers. Often grown as a biennial, this short lived perennial is ideal for beds and borders. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").

You can plant our garden-ready plants straight into the garden when they arrive - it couldn’t be easier! There’s no need to re-pot them or to grow them on - just plant and water them. Pretty soon you’ll be enjoying their wonderful displays of colour.

 

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    • 30 garden-ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
    • Add a 2nd pack for just £5  
    • £14.99

Geum 'Flames of Passion'

Avens

Soft red, semi-double blooms with contrasting yellow anthers are borne above neat clumps of bright green foliage. From early summer through until early autumn Geum 'Flames of Passion' produces a profusion of fruity blooms on elegant, burgundy stems, which are ideal for cutting and adding to posies and vase arrangements indoors. Compact and easy-to-grow, this Geum is a fantastic addition to the front of perennial borders where it will produce a prolific and reliable display every year. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 40cm (16"). More info
    • 1 bareroot plant

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £10.99

Hellebore Collection

Grow one of the UK's favourite winter-flowering plants; each flower bursting with glorious colour; easy to grow and fully hardy! This Hellebore Collection produces intriguing colours, patterns, flecks and ruffles which are a sheer delight during the cold months of winter and early spring. Their leathery palmate foliage has an evergreen presence all year round. Plants are vigorous, low-maintenance and long-lasting in sunny or difficult shady spots, representing excellent value for money. Height and spread: 45cm (18").


  • Collection comprises 5 plants each of:
  • Hellebore 'Hybridizers Singles' - Elegant, single-flowered Hellebores from our hand-pollinated breeding program, with a whole range of patterns and colours including whites, creams, pinks, greens, yellows, purples and black.
  • Hellebore 'Washfield Doubles' - Breathtaking, double-flowered Hellebores from the 'Washfield' collection that are bred to perfection. These delightful doubles come in a wide colour rangeincluding yellows, greens, blacks, reds, apricots and many other shades.

Plants are taken from selection, and we are unable to label colours upon despatch.

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    • 10 jumbo plug plants - 5 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of August 2014
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    • £18.99

Hellebore 'Hybridizers Singles'

  • Easy to grow, problem-free and will last for years
  • Fabulous early colour when the garden is dull and drab
  • Plants quickly establish and form clumps in any shady spot
Thompson & Morgan inherited the breeding successes of world renowned hellebore expert Elizabeth Strangman a few years ago. Since then, we've raised a superb range of Washfield hybrids, each with carefully perfected forms and colours. Now we're giving our customers the chance to get their hands on these elegant, single-flowered hellebores from our hand-pollinated breeding program. Helleborus 'Hybridizers Singles' are superb garden plants - and you might even get a surprise colour or two! Height and spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 5 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2014
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    • £13.99
    • 10 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2014
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    • £18.99

Gaura lindheimeri 'Sparkle White'

  • New in 2014
This stunning hardy perennial makes a fabulous border plant! Its graceful, slender stems are topped with a flurry of dazzling white, starry blooms that still look fresh and airy at the end of summer. This bushy, clump forming variety has a neat, compact habit that makes it perfect for the front of sunny borders or edging paths as a mini hedge. Once established, Gaura lindheimeri 'Sparkle White' even copes well during periods of drought. Height and spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 24 plug plants

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    • £11.99
    • Out of stock
    • 48 plug plants

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    • Double up 24 to 48 for £5 extra  
    • £23.98 £16.99
    • Out of stock

Dianthus barbatus 'Sweet'

Sweet William

  • New in 2014
  • Summer-flowering Sweet Williams!

Enjoy these delightfully fragrant Sweet Williams all summer long! Clusters of sweetly scented flowers in shades of red, white and purple are borne atop stiff upright stems from June through to September. Superb for cutting for a vase indoors, the vibrant flowers of Dianthus barbatus 'Sweet' are also attractive to bees. Often grown as a biennial, this short lived perennial is ideal for cottage garden beds and borders. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").


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

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    • 6 plug plants

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    • £5.99
    • Out of stock
    • 24 plug plants

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    • £11.99
    • Out of stock
    • 48 plug plants

    • Despatch:
    • Double up 24 to 48 for £5 extra  
    • £23.98 £16.99
    • Out of stock

Geranium 'Blue Rose'

Pelargonium, Ivy-leaved Geranium, Ivy-leaved Pelargonium

  • New in 2014
  • World Exclusive
  • Grow your own trailing 'blue rose'
Delicate buds, like little roses, unfurl their blue petals to reveal the most extraordinary double blooms in the most amazing shade of blue. Geranium 'Blue Rose creates a reliable cascade of summer colour. This spectacular trailing Ivy leaf geranium ' is exceptional in containers, hanging baskets, flower pouches and window boxes. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 5 jumbo plug plants

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    • £12.99
    • Out of stock

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Presto'

Tickseed

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Coreopsis 'Presto' is so long-flowering and colourful that you can mix it up with summer bedding annuals to achieve a truly amazing, long lasting display. Neat, compact plants are smothered in golden-yellow, semi-double flowers all summer long. This versatile tickseed plant will grow almost anywhere, even in dry soil! Height and spread: 45cm (18”).
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    • 6 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £5.99
    • 36 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2014
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    • £10.99
    • 72 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
    • Double up 36 to 72 for £5 extra  
    • £21.98 £15.99

Scabious 'Blue Jeans'

Scabiosa, Pincushion Flower

An abundance of blue pincushion scabious flowers will attract bees and butterflies throughout summer. The tall, wiry stems can also be cut to create a pretty display indoors. Scabiosa 'Blue Jeans' blends well among cottage garden borders, where they look particularly effective planted in large drifts. Height and spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 6 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £5.99
    • 12 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
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    • £8.99

Freesia 'Crown Jewels Mixed'

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  • Mail order exclusive
  • Best in class for freesias
Thanks to new technology, we can now offer you high quality plants from seed instead of freesia bulbs. Freesia 'Crown Jewels Mixed' are double the size, double the colour, and double the fragrance of other varieties! From the world's leading, royal warranted freesia breeder, this pack will give more than £100 worth of cut freesia flowers! Plants are grown from seed; so they are strong, fresh plants, and they'll flower in the same year from a late spring planting. These world exclusive freesias are only available from Thompson & Morgan. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 15cm (6”).
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    • 36 plug plants

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    • £10.99
    • Out of stock
    • 72 plug plants

    • Despatch:
    • Double up 36 to 72 for £5 extra  
    • £15.99
    • Out of stock

Geum 'Mai Tai'

Avens

A compact Geum with beautiful, ruffled apricot-orange blooms emerging from contrasting burgundy buds. From early summer through until early autumn this variety produces a profusion of pretty blooms on wiry stems, which are ideal for cutting and adding to posies or vases indoors. An easy and reliable perennial to grow, plant Geum 'Mai Tai' at the front of borders for an abundance of warm colour throughout summer. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 40cm (16"). More info
    • 1 bareroot plant

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £10.99