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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.
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' (Large Plant)
Grown for it’s large, heart shaped, silver leaves with a sparkling metallic sheen that will brighten the shadiest borders. In Spring, the neat clumps of foliage are complimented by delicate sprays of sky blue flowers. Brunnera macrophylla ‘Jack Frost’ is a resilient, quick growing hardy perennial, making useful ground cover in those tricky shady areas. Try planting this Siberian Bugloss among hardy ferns for a woodland feel or throughout the front of cottage garden borders. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 60cm (24").More info
Lord Anson's Pea
Lathyrus nervosus, Sweet Pea
A highly desirable and sought after half hardy perennial with handsome, clear blue sweet pea flowers on completely wingless stems. The scentless blooms of Lathyrus nervosus are produced in profusion throughout summer, beautifully complimented by leathery grey-green foliage. Lord Anson’s Pea has a sprawling bushy habit that makes it ideal for weaving through shrubs or romping over low walls and hedges. Height: 120cm (48"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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Cyclamen hederifolium (Large Plant)
Cyclamen neapolitanium, Ivy-leaved Cyclamen, SowbreadA delightful little plant producing delicate pink flowers with reflexed petals in the autumn. Often emerging after the flowers, the heart-shaped deep green leaves are patterned with silver, creating a striking marbled effect. Cyclamen hederifolium is a superb ground-cover plant in rock gardens and woodland gardens where it will self-seed freely to create carpets of foliage and flowers from autumn to spring, before the foliage dies back in summer. Height: 10cm (4"). Spread: 15cm (6"). More info
Arabis caucasica 'Pixie Cream' (Large Plant)
Arabis alpina subsp. caucasica, Rock Cress
Arabis is an easy to grow alpine plant for rockeries, the front of borders, scree gardens or large troughs on the patio. Arabis is unfussy and ideal for beginners, and will flower quickly after planting.
Arabis is a spring flowering, cushion-like perennial, which is excellent for growing spring bulbs through. Arabis flowers consistently from March to April, giving a weed-suppressing display of creamy-white flowers. Bees find Arabis is an important source of sweet nectar too. Height: 10cm (4"). Spread: 25cm (10").More info
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