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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 19 products.
 

Foxglove 'Dalmation Mixed'

Digitalis purpurea

Digitalis 'Dalmatian Mixed' looks magnificent in cottage gardens and woodland borders - but thanks to their uniform branching habit, these statuesque foxgloves make fabulous annual bedding too! These short lived perennials will happily seed about to create dramatic drifts and attract wildlife to their nectar rich flowers. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 40cm (16").

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    • 6 foxglove plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £5.99
    • 24 foxglove plug plants

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    • £13.99
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    • 48 foxglove plug plants

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    • £19.99
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Red Hot Poker 'Fire Dance' (Large Plant)

Kniphofia, Torch Lily

The Red Hot Poker is instantly recognisable. This reliable perennial is an old favourite for mixed herbaceous borders. Kniphofia 'Fire Dance' is a particularly useful selection, as it's extremely cold hardy. The scarlet and yellow blooms rise above dense clumps of evergreen foliage in summer.Plants also prove remarkably rabbit proof and these robust plants are loved by bees and butterflies too. Height: 50cm (20") Spread: 60cm (24").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted red hot poker plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted red hot poker plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £19.99

Geranium 'Evka'

Pelargonium, Pelargonium 'Penevro', Ivy-leaved Geranium, Ivy-leaved Pelargonium

  • The 'stand out' geranium from our trials
Masses of tiny, cream edged leaves contrast beautifully with the spectacular scarlet blooms of Geranium 'Evka'. The long, cascading stems of this trailing Ivy leaf geranium are perfect for a dramatic display in hanging baskets and window boxes. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 30cm (12").
Although technically perennial, Pelargoniums are only half hardy and therefore normally treated as annuals in the UK. However, with care, they may be overwintered in a frost free greenhouse.
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    • 5 geranium jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £11.99
    • 10 geranium jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £23.98 £16.99

Hosta 'Fragrant Blue' (Large Plant)

Plantain Lily

This is a particularly eye-catching variety with chalky-blue foliage that retains its colour throughout the season. From July to August, the delicately scented, mauve pink flowers offer the perfect complement to the heart shaped foliage. In moist soils, this low growing hardy perennial forms dense ground cover. Hosta 'Fragrant Blue' is perfect for the front of borders, woodland planting schemes, or in the damp soil at the edge of ponds. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 100cm (39").

 

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    • 1 x 2 litre potted hosta plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £13.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted hosta plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £21.99

Eryngium 'Neptune's Gold'

Sea Holly

The plant everyone's talking about! Eryingium 'Neptune's Gold' is the kind of breeding breakthrough that doesn't come along every day; a true colour break - the world's first golden Sea Holly! Selected in Wales from a batch of seedlings, this unique specimen still retains the iconic blue flower tones of Eryngium, but also takes on a stunning golden sheen - just like Neptune's crown! This superb perennial was Voted Best New Product at the recent Grower of the Year awards 2015. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 40cm (16").
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    • 1 x 9cm potted eryngium plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted eryngium plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £19.99

Veronica longifolia 'Candied Candle' (Large Plant)

Speedwell

Veronica 'Candied Candle' bears detailed flower spikes in candy pink. Plants are strong, weatherproof and untroubled by pest and disease. This late-flowering perennial will establish easily into any border, and flower it's heart out from late summer, attracting hosts of butterflies and beneficial insects. Veronica plants are very low-maintenance, super hardy and flower for a long period. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 30cm (12").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted Veronica plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 1 x 2 litre potted veronica plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted Veronica plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £16.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted veronica plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £19.99

Alchemilla mollis 'Thriller' (Large Plant)

Lady's Mantle

This well loved perennial is a stalwart of cottage garden borders, with soft green, fan-shaped foliage that catches raindrops like twinkling jewels. Alchemilla mollis 'Thriller' is a more upright form than the species, with larger foliage and a clump forming, spreading habit. The clusters of lime green blooms are honey scented, attracting pollinating insects to their nectar rich, flowers. Commonly known as Lady's Mantle, this low growing perennial makes a lovely border edging or a useful addition to wildlife areas and cut flower gardens. Height and spread: 50cm (20").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted alchemilla plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted alchemilla plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99

Fuchsia 'Dark Eyes'

Voluptuous folds of violet blue petals that contrast dramatically with the crimson sepals. Fuchsia 'Dark Eyes' forms an upright bushy plant that is just perfect for filling patio containers. This RHS AGM variety will create a dazzling and long lasting display that you can enjoy all summer long. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 50cm (20").

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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 June 2016
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    • £9.99

Mimulus x cultorum 'Major Bees' (Large Plant)

Diplacus, Monkey Flower, Musk

Mimulus are low growing, bushy plants, which are easy to grow, producing many orchid-like flowers from early summer. They love a moist soil, and can cope with waterlogging and growing at the edge of ponds.

Monkey Flowers can be grown in borders or in patio containers, and will flower for longer in a shady corner. Mimulus 'Major Bees' is a distinctive cultivar with golden-yellow, spotted flowers. Height and spread: 50cm (20").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted mimulus plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted mimulus plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £16.99

Campanula takesimana (Large Plant)

Korean Bellflower

Campanulas have retained their popularity with gardeners for many years, and yet this elegant Korean Bellflower is surprisingly underused. Campanula takesimana produces arched stems of glossy, toothed foliage which are topped with large pendant, bell-shaped flowers. The pink flushed blooms are well worth a closer look, as the inside of each flower is decorated deep maroon freckles. This hardy perennial has a rapid growth habit that will quickly form large clumps in borders. It prefers a lightly shaded spot making it useful for under-planting trees and shrubs, or filling the darker borders in the garden. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 100cm (39").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted campanula plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted campanula plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99

Foxglove 'Dalmation Purple' (Large Plant)

Digitalis

Beautiful rich purple blooms with delicate spotted interiors are certain to attract bees and pollinating insects to your garden. Foxglove 'Dalmation Purple' produces well branched, compact, dwarf plants that flower surprisingly quickly. The upright flower spikes of this superb cottage garden perennial are ideal for adding height to the back of borders or planting en masses for an enchanting, informal bedding scheme. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 40cm (16").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted digitalis plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted digitalis plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £14.99