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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 13 products.
 

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 September 2015
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    • £5.99
    • 36 coreopsis plug plants

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    • £10.99
    • Out of stock
    • 72 coreopsis plug plants

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

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

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    • £9.99
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    • 2 x 1 litre potted salvia plants

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    • £16.99
    • Out of stock

Solidago 'Little Lemon' (Large Plant)

Golden rod

This compact little Golden Rod bears zesty lemon blooms on bushy, well branched plants throughout summer. Compared to other varieties, Solidago 'Little Lemon' shows superior mildew resistance, so it will look good all season long. This hardy perennial is fuss-free and easy to grow, even in drier conditions where it is drought tolerant once established. The cheery plumes of flowers are loved by pollinating insects and make a useful cut flower too. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 60cm (24"). More info
    • 1 x 3 litre potted solidago plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted solidago plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £19.99

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 September 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted coreopsis plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £16.99

Wallflower 'Variegatum' (Large Plant)

Erysimum linifolium, Cheiranthus

Perennial Wallflowers are essential for low-maintenance gardens, and they will flower twice a year, once during winter/spring, then again towards the end of the summer.

This variegated Wallflower produces the mauve, colour-changing flowers, set against evergreen cream-lined foliage. Grow Wallflower ‘Variegatum' in borders, rockeries or mix with bedding plants for attractive, spring-flowering patio pots and windowboxes. Versatile and quite undemanding, this short-lived perennial is tough, will grow in the poorest of soils and is drought tolerant once established. Height and spread: 45cm (18").

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    • 1 x 1.5 litre potted wallflower plant

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1.5 litre potted wallflower plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £16.99

Hosta 'Carnival' (Large Plant)

Plantain Lily

Hosta 'Carnival' sports dark grey-green foliage with wide pale gold margins and a rugged, furrowed texture. From June to July, stems of pale lavender flowers rise above the foliage. In time, this attractive hardy perennial will form a large spreading clump that looks superb at the front of a shaded border. Unlike some variegated forms, Hosta 'Carnival' is also sun tolerant. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 100cm (39"). More info
    • 1 x 2 litre potted hosta plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £13.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted hosta plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £21.99

Hosta 'Wide Brim' (Large Plant)

Plantain Lily

A well known variety that holds an RHS AGM for its garden performance. Hosta 'Wide brim' has heavily puckered, variegated foliage with deep green centres and pale gold margins. Lilac blue, funnel shaped flowers appear on tall stems throughout July. This clump forming perennial has an attractive mounding habit that creates a dense, rounded plant over time. A popular choice for a shaded position. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 100cm (39"). More info
    • 1 x 2 litre potted hosta plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £13.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted hosta plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £21.99

Wallflower 'Canaries Yellow' (Large Plant)

Erysimum, Cheiranthus

Wallflower ‘Canaries Yellow' is an amazing variety, with sulphur-yellow flowers, on compact, bushy evergreen plants. Perennial Wallflowers begin flowering as early in the year as February, continuing through to April with a procession of fragrant, colourful flowers.

Grow in borders, rockeries or mix with primroses and pansies for spring-flowering patio pots. Versatile and quite undemanding, this short-lived perennial is tough enough to cope in even the poorest of soils. Height and spread: 45cm (18").

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    • 1 x 1.5 litre potted wallflower plant

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1.5 litre potted wallflower plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £16.99

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"). More info
    • 1 x 1 litre potted heuchera plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £17.99

Heuchera 'Obsidian' (Large Plant)

Coral Flower, Coral Bells

This striking Coral Flower makes a bold statement. Fine sprays of creamy white flowers stand out against the glossy, deep maroon-black foliage. The nectar rich flowers of Heuchera ‘Obsidian’ attract pollinating insects and bring a light, airy feel to cut flower arrangements. This hardy evergreen perennial retains its elegant looks all year round, making it particularly useful for ground cover when planted en-masse. Perfect for individual patio pots or creating a sophisticated ‘Black-tie’ look in borders. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 1 x 1 litre potted heuchera plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £17.99

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

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