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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 26 products.
 

Scabious 'Blue Jeans'

Scabiosa, Pincushion Flower

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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").
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    • 6 scabious plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £5.99
    • 12 scabious plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £8.99

Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' (Large Plant)

Siberian Bugloss

  • New in 2015

Grown for it's large, heart shaped, silver leaves with a sparkling metallic sheen that will brighten the shadiest borders. In Spring, the neat clumps of foliage are complimented by delicate sprays of sky blue flowers. Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' is a resilient, quick growing hardy perennial, making useful ground cover in those tricky shady areas. Try planting this Siberian Bugloss among hardy ferns for a woodland feel or throughout the front of cottage garden borders. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 60cm (24").

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    • 1 x 3 litre potted brunnera plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted brunnera plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £19.99

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 coreopsis plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £5.99
    • 36 coreopsis plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £10.99
    • 72 coreopsis plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
    • Double up 36 to 72 for £5 extra  
    • £21.98 £15.99

Euphorbia amygdaloides 'Ruby Glow' (Large Plant)

Milkweed, Spurge

  • New in 2015

This handsome evergreen perennial produces vivid bright green flower bracts that seemingly glow above ruby-red foliage. As the foliage ages it becomes near black throughout the cold winter months before producing a new flush of vibrant red leaves in spring. Euphorbia amygdaloides 'Ruby Glow' has a neat compact habit producing rounded, well branched plants that look magnificent grown in large swathes. A colourful choice for moist borders. Although this Spurge will happily tolerate light shade, it is best grown in full sun for the strongest colour. Height and spread: 45cm (18").

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    • 1 x 2 litre potted euphorbia plant

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    • £9.99
    • Out of stock
    • 2 x 2 litre potted euphorbia plants

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    • £17.99
    • Out of stock

Vinca 'Collection'

Periwinkle 'Collection'

Periwinkle is one of the toughest plants you'll find, flowering relentlessly throughout the summer months in lovely shades of purple, pink and white. This vigorous low growing shrub thrives in virtually any garden position, from full sun to the darkest, shady corners. The clump forming stems provide evergreen dark green and variegated foliage that makes useful, weed suppressing ground cover. This colourful collection of Vinca major are perfect for filling those tricky areas of the garden where little else grows.
  • Collection comprises:
  • Vinca major 'Variegata' - Sky blue flowers set against variegated foliage. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 75cm (30").
  • Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea' - Deep plummy purple flowers. Height: 20cm (8") Spread: 50cm (19").
  • Vinca minor f. alba 'Gertrude Jekyll' - Profuse white flowers, carried on compact plants. Height: 20cm (8") Spread: 50cm (19").
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    • 6 vinca jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 12 vinca jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £19.99

Heuchera 'Prince of Silver' (Large Plant)

Coral Flower, Coral Bells

  • New in 2015
The shimmering leaves of Heuchera 'Prince of Silver' are overlaid with dark purple veins which age to a gentle shade of mossy green. In spring, the eye-catching foliage is joined by delicate sprays of creamy flowers that emerge from pink buds. This lovely herbaceous evergreen forms neat clumps which provide year round interest in containers and borders. A superb perennial that will attract pollinating insects to its nectar rich blooms. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 1 x 2 litre potted heuchera plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £8.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted heuchera plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £14.99

Salvia nemorosa 'Marcus' (Large Plant)

Salvia are effortless, hardy plants for mixed borders. Salvia nemorosa 'Marcus' is a particularly special selection, with deep indigo flower spikes above clumps of aromatic foliage, the blooms coming in such density that they create a solid block of colour.

Salvia plants are deer resistant, rabbit resistant, and will attract bees and butterflies to your garden. Salvia 'Marcus' is short, neat and will make a strong feature towards the front of cottage garden borders and wildlife gardens. Trimming the plants in midsummer will encourage even more flowers! Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 45cm (18").

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted salvia plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted salvia plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £16.99

Gaura lindheimeri 'Sparkle White'

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 gaura plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 48 gaura plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £17.99

Coreopsis grandiflora (Large Plant)

Tickseed

This reliable, easy to grow perennial produces sunshine yellow blooms with serrated margins. Coreopsis flowers are always popular with bees and butterflies and make excellent cut flowers too. Flowering almost continually throughout summer and well into autumn, this versatile tickseed plant will grow almost anywhere, even in dry soil! Height and spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 x 1 litre potted coreopsis plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted coreopsis plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £16.99

Fuchsia 'Dollar Princess' (Hardy)

Fuchsia 'Dollar Prinzessin'

  • New in 2015

This bushy variety bears a profusion of double purple blooms with contrasting cerise pink sepals over a particularly long period. The ruffled blooms of Fuchsia 'Dollar Princess' appear early in the season on vigorous, upright stems. This popular hardy fuchsia is well loved for its showy blooms and holds an RHS AGM for its excellent garden performance. A lovely compact specimen for a patio container or planted at the front of mixed borders. Height and spread: 45cm (18").


Useful links:

How to grow fuchsias


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

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    • 3 fuchsia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99

Echinacea purpurea 'Little Magnus' (Large Plant)

Coneflower

Cone Flowers are an easy to grow hardy plant, which look fantastic in cottage garden borders. Echincea 'Little Magnus' is particularly special, as the plants are short, compact and smothered in flowers!

Echincea are excellent for wildlife planting, as bees and butterflies enjoy the sweet nectar coming from the blooms. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted echinacea plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted echinacea plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £19.99

Sedum telephium 'Purple Emperor' (Large Plant)

Stonecrop

A particularly stylish Sedum with succulent burgundy-black foliage that adds a touch of drama to the front of borders. In late summer, Sedum telephium 'Purple Emperor' produces wide panicles of ruby-red flowers that persist well into autumn. The striking blooms are loved by butterflies and provide a useful source of late season nectar for pollinating insects. This superb hardy perennial holds an RHS AGM for its garden performance. An excellent choice for hot, sunny borders and exotic planting schemes. Height and spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 x 2 litre potted sedum plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted sedum plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £18.99