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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 29 products.
 

Phlox paniculata 'Peppermint Twist' (Large Plant)

Perennial Phlox

Delightfully dwarf, this perennial Phlox reaches just 45cm (18") tall! Charming pink and white pinwheel blooms will fill the air with the most exquisite fragrance. With its neat, bushy habit, Phlox paniculata 'Peppermint Twist' is perfect for patio containers - plant it next to a doorway where you can really appreciate their fragrance. Highly attractive to pollinating insects, this pretty variety will brighten up the front of borders, and also makes a pleasing cut flower. Height and spread: 45cm (18"). ,

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Add the small flowers to fruit salads or crystallise them for decorating desserts. For more details about edible flowers click here.

 

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    • 1 x 2 litre potted phlox plant

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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted phlox plants

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Scabious 'Blue Jeans'

Scabiosa atropurpurea, 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 2016
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    • £5.99

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 2016
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    • £5.99
    • 72 coreopsis plug plants

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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

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    • 2 x 1 litre potted salvia plants

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Scabious 'Kudos'

Scabiosa, Pincushion Flower

  • A cottage garden favourite, now available for the patio
  • You don't need borders to grow this perennial favourite
  • So many blooms we lost track!
We like to tell our customers how many blooms to expect from our plants, but when it came to counting the flowers on Scabious 'Kudos' we just couldn’t keep up! Expect a long season of colour from these hardy herbaceous perennial plants. These compact plants will be smothered in delicate pale pink blooms from June through to October. Leave the last flush of flowers to turn in to attractive seedheads for winter interest. Shorter than many scabious varieties, this cottage garden classic performs perfectly in patio containers and is ideal for attracting butterflies, bees and other pollinators to the garden. If setting Scabious 'Kudos' out in the border, make sure to give it the spot it deserves at the front of your display and enjoy it for months at a time, for years to come. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm(12").
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    • 5 scabious Postiplug plants

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Agapanthus africanus (Large Plant)

African Blue Lily

Agapanthus are spectacular border plants, which look exotic, but are fully hardy in the UK, and will last for many years in the right position. The strap-like leaves create a robust, space-filling clump in the border, and play host to 80cm (31") stems topped with deep blue, trumpet-shaped blooms in late summer.

Agapanthus is evergreen and will excel in Mediterranean-style plantings. Plants will appreciate a sheltered corner, and can be grown in the border or patio containers. The late summer flower displays of the African Lily are a sight to behold. Height: 1m (39"). Spread: 50cm (19").

 

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    • 1 x 12cm potted agapanthus plant

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    • 2 x 12cm potted agapanthus plants

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Geum 'Banana Daiquiri' (Cocktails series) (Large Plant)

Avens

The refreshing, lemon yellow flowers of Geum 'Banana Daiquiri' are borne above neat clumps of semi evergreen foliage in late spring. Carried on fuzzy stems, each bloom is semi double with a whirl of yellow anthers at its centre. This neat little Avens makes a useful hardy perennial for the front of borders. Take a few of the blooms for a late spring posy - they make great cut flowers! Height: 45cm (18").Spread: 35cm (14").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted geum plant

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    • 1 x 2 litre potted geum plant

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    • 2 x 1 litre potted geum plants

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    • 2 x 2 litre potted geum plants

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    • £19.99

Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' (Large Plant)

Siberian Bugloss

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

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    • 2 x 3 litre potted brunnera plants

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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").

 

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    • 1 x 2 litre potted sedum plant

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Agapanthus africanus 'Albus' (Large Plant)

African Lily

Exotic, hardy plants with globes made up of many small, trumpet-like blooms in pure white, coming up from robust, grassy foliage. Agapanthus africanus 'Albus' makes an outstanding border perennial for a sunny position in the garden.

African Lilies also make attractive patio container plants; especially in aged terracotta containers. They are easy maintenance plants, and only need re-potting every few years. For something new, try cutting a few blooms of your African Lilies and display them in a vase indoors. Height: 1m (39"). Spread: 50cm (19").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted agapanthus plant

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    • 2 x 1 litre potted agapanthus plants

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    • £19.99

Geum 'Fireball' (Large Plant)

Avens

Ruffled, semi double flowers with gently scalloped edges make an eye catching display from May to July. Geum 'Fireball' is longer flowering than older cultivars and equally well loved by pollinating insects. This compact little Avens forms a neat clump of foliage that sits nicely at the front of borders. An easy to grow and undemanding hardy perennial, that also makes a nice cut flower. Height and spread: 45cm (18").

 

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    • 1 x 2 litre potted geum plant

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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted geum plants

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    • £19.99

Heuchera 'Berry Smoothie' (Large Plant)

Coral Flower, Coral Bells

Claret red veins pattern the pink foliage of Heuchera 'Berry Smoothie', which slowly ages to a deep burgundy by autumn. This new introduction is another eye-catching variety of this popular evergreen perennial. The creamy white flowers add extra interest in summer and prove particularly attractive to pollinating insects. A lovely choice for providing year round interest in patio containers and borders. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 50cm (20").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted heuchera plant

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    • 2 x 1 litre potted heuchera plants

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    • £17.99