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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 20 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

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    • 10 gaillardia Postiplug plants

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    • £19.99 £9.99
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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

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
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    • £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 September 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 10 helianthemum jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £29.98 £19.99

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

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    • £14.99
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    • 10 helianthemum jumbo plug plants - 2 of each variety

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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 September 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").

 

Lifetime Guarantee on Hardy Plants Large Potted Plant Special Offer
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    • 1 x 1 litre potted armeria plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £16.99

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.
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    • 4 helianthemum jumbo plug plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £11.99
    • 8 helianthemum jumbo plug plants - 2 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £15.99

Creeping Thyme (Large Plant)

Thymus serpyllum

One of the most useful kitchen herbs, this aromatic, evergreen creeping thyme will grow almost anywhere in containers, rock gardens, and even in cracks between paving. Ideal for creating low, carpets of groundcover that will attract bees to the tiny, pink blooms. Thyme is particularly useful in coastal areas where it copes well with winds and dry conditions. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted thymus plant

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    • £9.99
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    • 2 x 1 litre potted thymus plants

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    • £14.99
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Erigeron glaucus 'Sea Breeze' (Large Plant)

Fleabane

A low-growing, carpeting plant for coastal locations, or any difficult, exposed position in the garden. The lilac blooms come easily, and the Beach Aster or Fleabane as it is commonly known, looks great tumbling over a rock wall, or growing between cracks in paving.

Erigeron plants are tough and easy to establish, some may even refer to them as ‘foolproof’. The Beach Aster is long-lived too, will flower right through the summer, and self-seed if you’d like it to! Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

Lifetime Guarantee on Hardy Plants Large Potted Plant Special Offer
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    • 1 x 1 litre potted erigeron plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £16.99

Iberis sempervirens (Large Plant)

Candytuft, Iberis commutata

Sprays of white, fragrant blooms smother the evergreen foliage of this Candytuft. Iberis sempervirens thrives in poor soils making this RHS AGM variety particularly useful for ground cover in rockeries and on top of walls. This shrubby perennial is equally at home in the front of borders where it will attract beneficial insects to its scented flowers. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 50cm (20").

 

Lifetime Guarantee on Hardy Plants Large Potted Plant Special Offer
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    • 1 x 1 litre potted iberis plant

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    • £9.99
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    • 2 x 1 litre potted iberis plants

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    • £14.99
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Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Kobold' (Large Plant)

Blanket Flower, Gaillardia aristata 'Goblin'

An exceptionally long flowering hardy perennial, with flowers from June to September. Gaillaria x grandiflora ‘Kobold’ really stands out in the border too! When at their peak of flowering, these plants will be covered in flowers, so much so that you won’t see the foliage! Gaillardia are at their happiest in poor, sandy or stony soils, which is excellent for garden problem areas, and will survive periods of drought. Blanket Flower plants are hardy, and will come back year after year, and are ideal for beginners. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

Lifetime Guarantee on Hardy Plants Large Potted Plant Special Offer
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    • 1 x 1 litre potted gaillardia plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £16.99