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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 42 products.
 

Gaillardia 'Snappy'

Blanket Flower

  • Finally, a gaillardia that lasts for years in the garden
Finally, a long-lasting gaillardia for years of pleasure in the garden. Blanket Flowers have a reputation for being unreliably perennial but new Gaillardia 'Snappy' makes that a thing of the past. We can now offer you unrivalled flower power alongside true perennial reliability for years of vibrant border and container colour. This world-class introduction offers non-stop flowering on sturdy, compact, upright plants from mid-summer through to late autumn. The red and yellow blooms also take on a purple sheen in the summer sunshine and will be much loved by bees, butterflies and other pollinators. Height and spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 5 gaillardia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £8.99 £6.99
    • 10 gaillardia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
    • SAVE £10  
    • £19.99 £9.99

Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun' (Garden Ready)

Blanket Flower

  • The fast-track to a hassle-free garden - just plant, water and enjoy!
  • Quality plants delivered to your door, hardened off and ready to plant out
  • Fully-grown, super-robust, healthy plants
Our garden ready plants are selected for garden performance, straight from the nursery. We send them to you 'green' ahead of flowering (but please note some varieties may show a few blooms), which means plants will establish quickly and all their energy goes into producing better roots, so they produce more flowers throughout the season.

A blaze of summertime colour that thrives, whatever the weather! The glorious daisy flowers of Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun' produce a constant display of large flower heads in fiery shades of orange, yellow and red. The cheery blooms persist well into autumn, and make spectacular cut flowers for an indoor display. This low maintenance, hardy perennial is trouble-free and even copes well on poor, dry soils. Perfect for containers or filling gaps at the front of sunny borders. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

Garden ready special offer
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    • 30 gaillardia garden ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99

Eryngium planum 'Blue Hobbit' (Large Plant)

Sea Holly, Blue Eryngo

Eryngium are handy little plants for the border, as they’ll grow in many different types of soil, and the flower power of Eryngium ‘Little Hobbit’ is second to none!

Eryngium ‘Blue Hobbit’ is a unique, dwarf Eryngium, which can be grown in a patio pot. The 30cm (12") plants become top-heavy in midsummer, with sprays of nearly 100 inky-blue flowers. Height and Spread: 30cm (12").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted eryngium plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted eryngium plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £19.98 £16.99

Echinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit Mixed'

Coneflower

  • The first cone flower for bedding plants
This colourful coneflower has a super branching habit that produces many more flowers per plant than other varieties. Its free flowering habit makes Echinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit Mixed' ideal as an unusual bedding plant. This vibrant mix contains a range of sought after colours for a really dazzling display. Like all coneflowers, these Echinacea are also ideal for growing in wildlife gardens and coastal positions. The flowers are great for cutting too! Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 40cm (16").
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    • 12 echinacea plug plants

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    • £11.99
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    • 48 echinacea plug plants

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    • £47.96 £24.99
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Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun'

Blanket Flower

A blaze of summertime colour that thrives, whatever the weather! The glorious daisy flowers of Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun' produce a constant display of large flower heads in fiery shades of orange, yellow and red. The cheery blooms persist well into autumn, and make spectacular cut flowers for an indoor display. This low maintenance, hardy perennial is trouble-free and even copes well on poor, dry soils. Perfect for containers or filling gaps at the front of sunny borders. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

Buy this variety in a larger plant size
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    • 24 gaillardia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 48 gaillardia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
    • SAVE £7.99  
    • £25.98 £17.99

Helianthemum 'Peachy Keen'

Rock Rose, Sun Rose

  • T&M Exclusive

Giving you a glorious display of colour from spring to midsummer, these Rock Roses are both versatile and trouble free. Our new peach flowered variety, Helianthemum 'Peachy Keen', has an overwhelming abundance of petals, which further boosts the display in your garden. This tough, hardy and drought resistant alpine, will produce a second flush of flowers in late summer, if pruned after the first blooming. 'Peachy Keen' can be used as groundcover or an addition to a rockery, either way, it will be also loved by bees and other insects. . Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 30cm (12"). Evergreen/semi-evergreen.

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    • 5 helianthemum jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 10 helianthemum jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
    • SAVE £9.99  
    • £29.98 £19.99

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

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    • £12.99
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    • 2 x 1 litre potted red hot poker plants

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    • £19.99
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Red Hot Poker 'Lemon Popsicle' (Large Plant)

Kniphofia, Torch Lily

From the new ‘Popsicle series’, this lovely little perennial bears upright spikes of bright yellow flowers from June right through to October. Red Hot Poker 'Lemon Popsicle' is specially bred for a dwarf habit, attractive grassy foliage and high impact colour. This compact evergreen has a long flowering period making it a worthy choice for year round interest in even the smallest of gardens. Like all kniphofia, it is resilient, low maintenance and easy to grow. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 40cm (16").

 

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    • 1 x 3 litre potted kniphofia plant

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    • £12.99
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    • 2 x 3 litre potted kniphofia plants

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    • £19.99
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Helianthemum Collection

Rock Rose, Sun Rose

These tough little rock roses are hardy, drought tolerant and trouble-free, producing glorious colour from late spring to midsummer. If pruned after flowering, they'll even reward you with a second flush of blooms in late summer! The nectar-rich flowers, set against a backdrop of silvery, semi-evergreen foliage, are loved by bees and other insects. This helianthemum collection makes excellent groundcover or a versatile addition to rockeries or hot, dry borders. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 30cm (12").
  • Collection comprises the following varieties:
  • Helianthemum 'Ben Mohr' - Orange, saucer shaped flowers.
  • Helianthemum 'Pink Angel' - An abundance of delicate double, pink flowers.
  • Helianthemum 'The Bride' - A pretty, white rock rose with an RHS Award of Garden Merit.
  • Helianthemum 'Ben Fhada' - Bright, primrose yellow blooms with golden egg-yolk centres.
  • Helianthemum 'Peachy Keen' - New peach bloomed variety 'Peachy Keen' has an overwhelming amount of petals, further boosting the effect in your garden!
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    • 5 helianthemum jumbo plug plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 10 helianthemum jumbo plug plants - 2 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £19.99

Echinacea purpurea 'Pink Parasol'

Coneflower

Pink Parasol has stunning, large, deep purplish-pink blooms, with contrasting orange cones standing proudly above strong stems. Each bloom can reach 7-10cm (3-4in) in diameter compared to other varieties only reaching a diameter of 5-7cm (2-3in). Once established, bushy plants produce clusters of stems adding height to your borders, attracting butterflies and beneficial insects to your garden, as well as making dramatic long lasting cut flowers. Height 90-120cm (3-4ft)
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    • 6 echinacea plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £5.99

Erigeron 'Stallone'

This excellent ground cover plant is perfect for combating weeds in your borders. Use these fast growing perennial plants to smother border weeds and soften the edges of your planting areas. Each plant produces a dense mass of lovely two-toned daisy flowers that open white and slowly turn to pink and purple as they age. Perfect for drift planting or use as a gap filler around taller structural plants in your border. Also performs well as a cascading rockery plant. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 100cm (39"). More info
    • 6 erigeron plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £5.99

Armeria maritima 'Alba' (Large Plant)

Sea Pink, Thrift

The ideal plant for coastal gardens and seaside locations. Sea Thrift is robust, clump-forming, evergreen plant with grassy foliage and lollipop-like flowers in pure white.

A reliable perennial which is recommended for beginners. An easy plant to establish in the garden, giving summer colour from May to August. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 50cm (19").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted armeria plant

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    • £9.99
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    • 2 x 1 litre potted armeria plants

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    • £16.99
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