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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 22 products.
 

Meconopsis 'Lingholm'

Himalayan Blue Poppy

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A perennial wow factor for a difficult, damp shady corner. I just love the indescribable blue colour of Meconopsis blooms; once seen, never forgotten! This specially selected strain acts as a perennial too, lasting in the garden for many years. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 50cm (20").
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    • 2 meconopsis jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 4 meconopsis jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £17.99

Alstroemeria 'Rock 'n' Roll'

Peruvian Lily

  • Flowers until November
Ten years of breeding by Australia's leading specialists have produced this unusual new Alstromeria with amazing variegated foliage. This fantastic Peruvian Lily grows just as well in sun as in shade, with no burning of the creamy foliage. Alstroemeria 'Rock 'n' Roll' is super hardy, withstanding temperatures down to -10°C (14F). Perfect for borders and patios where it will flower continuously throughout summer, producing beautiful stems that are ideal for cutting. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 60cm (24").
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    • 1 alstroemeria jumbo plug plant

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 3 alstroemeria jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £19.99

Delphinium 'New Millennium Dwarf Mixed'

  • New in 2015
We source our delphinium stocks from the best breeder in the world to guarantee top performance from our plants in your garden. The towering flower spires that make delphiniums a must-have garden perennial, can require sturdy staking to prevent them flopping under wind and rain. We're looking to change that with Delphinium 'New Millennium Juniors Mixed'. The sturdy upright stems don't need any staking or support, but give the same cottage garden feel as traditional varieties. From the world famous breeding of Terry Dowdeswell in New Zealand, these shorter, sturdier plants have been bred to perfection, with clear colours, evenly spaced florets, long flowering and high disease resistance. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 60cm (24").
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    • 5 delphinium postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 10 delphinium postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £14.99

Penstemon 'Blackberry'

Satin, bell-shaped flowers in a rich shade of purple smother the upright stems of this hardy perennial. From June onwards, the long-lasting flowers are produced above glossy, semi-evergreen foliage and continue their display well into autumn, long after most other summer perennials have faded. Penstemon 'Blackberry' is undemanding and easy to grow, tolerating almost any position in the garden, regardless of rain or drought, and even resisting slug damage! Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 40cm (16").
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    • 3 penstemon Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £9.99

Penstemon 'Dark Towers'

Dark bronze semi-evergreen foliage makes the perfect backdrop for the tubular, bright pink flowers of Penstemon 'Dark Towers'. Blooming from midsummer until the first frosts, the long lasting flowers are irresistible to pollinating insects, adding colour to borders long after other summer flowering perennials have faded. This resilient, carefree hardy perennial is undemanding and easy to grow, tolerating almost any position in the garden, regardless of rain or drought, and even resisting slug damage! Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 40cm (16"). More info
    • 3 penstemon jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 6 penstemon jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
    • Save £8.99  
    • £25.98 £16.99

Aster 'Ann Leys'

  • New in 2015
Crested purple-green flowers set this brand new aster apart from the crowd. New to the gardener, this florist's favourite is a highly sought after cut flower across Europe. For home gardeners it is invaluable as late season perennial, flowering right through September and October on stems up to 70cm tall - you'll find it hard to leave any on the plant when you see how they perform as a cut flower! Add Aster 'Ann Leys'to the border or set in a patio pot for years of autumn colour. Height 75cm (30"). Spread 40cm (16").
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    • 1 bare root aster plant

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £8.99
    • 2 bare root aster plants

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £12.99

Campanula 'Iridescent Bells'

Bellflower

  • New in 2015
Bellflowers can sometimes flower and fade all too quickly, but Campanula 'Iridescent Bells' really is quite different! This new, repeat-flowering variety will bring four months of colour to the garden from June through September - a constant mix of silky deep purple buds and mature blooms of silvery-white bells, flushed with palest purple. Don't miss the opportunity to be among the first to grow this unique perennial which will make a focal point in a container display or border planting. Height and spread: 60cm (24").
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    • 3 campanula jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 6 campanula jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £19.99

Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red' (Large Plant)

Beard Tongue

Sophisticated elegance, coupled with real staying power! These bushy, hardy perennials form neat semi evergreen clumps, with long summer displays of trumpet-like florets. Penstemon 'Husker Red' is distinctly different, with ruby-red foliage, and blush-white flowers.

Penstemon plants are known for being tough, reliable perennials, which will flower all summer long and into autumn. Penstemon 'Husker Red' also battles through rain and drought, and is remarkably slug resistant too. A classic cottage garden plant. Height and Spread: 50cm (20").

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted penstemon plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £16.99

Gaura lindheimeri 'Rosyjane' (Large Plant)

Gaura is a welcome addition to a mixed perennial border. The wiry, informal plants will fill gaps quickly and easily, with flowers from May to September, that's 5 months of summer colour!

Gaura 'Rosyjane' is a breeding breakthrough, with large flowers, pure white and edged in candy pink. A star of the Chelsea Flower Show, and a real treat for your cottage garden border! Quick to establish and form clumps. Height and Spread: 60cm (24").

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    • 1 x 2 litre potted gaura plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £16.99

Alstroemeria 'Planet Mixed'

Peruvian Lily

  • Non-stop flowering from June to November
  • Best in class for alstroemeria
  • Order early for best results
Gain months of pleasure year after year with the astounding lily-like blooms of Alstroemeria 'Planet Mixed'. These hardy, compact perennials are so easy to grow; just perfect for adding a bright splash of late summer colour to cottage garden borders and patio containers. Alstroemeria flowers are excellent for cutting, so you can enjoy a few stems in a vase indoors too. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 60cm (24").
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    • 5 bare root alstroemeria plants

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £16.99
    • 10 bare root alstroemeria plants

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £21.99

Eupatorium dubium 'Baby Joe' (Large Plant)

Hemp Agrimony

Butterflies absolutely love Eupatorium; and this compact variety is excellent for smaller gardens or patio pots. The 75cm (30") plants create a dome of rich purple blooms from summer to autumn.

Eupatorium is a resilient plant, which will grow in most sites and soils, especially on wet soil. The dried seed heads give winter interest too. Height and Spread: 75cm (30").

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted eupatorium plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £16.99

Campanula 'Mixed'

Bellflower

  • Exclusive collection
A robust mix of Campanula plants bearing semi-double, cup-shaped blooms in shades of white, purple and blue. These pretty flowers are borne in abundance on tall, slender stems from May to July, making a wonderful addition to the middle of perennial borders. Campanula 'Mixed' is ideal for creating drifts of summer colour in cottage garden borders where it will return year after year. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 3 x 7cm potted campanula plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £19.99
    • 6 x 7cm potted campanula plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
    • Save £14.99  
    • £39.98 £24.99