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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 28 products.
 

Buddleja 'Buzz'™ Collection

Buddleja davidii, Buddleia, Butterfly Bush

 Customer Rating
  • Unique triple award winner
  • World's first patio buddleja
  • Loved by butterflies and bees

A new twist on a much-loved garden favourite, 'Buzz'™ is the world's first patio buddleja! These attractive, compact plants are loved by bees and butterflies, but won't take over your garden. Buddleja 'Buzz'™ is easy to grow and problem-free with a super long-flowering period. Perfectly proportioned for patio pots and smaller gardens. Height and spread: 120cm (47”).
Collection comprises varieties:
Buddleja 'Buzz™ Sky Blue'
Buddleja 'Buzz™ Magenta'
Buddleja 'Buzz™ Ivory'

Useful links:

How to grow Buddleja Buzz™

Gardening news: Top 10 best-selling plants of 2012

 

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    • 3 jumbo plug plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of June 2014
    • SAVE £11.98  
    • £26.97 £14.99
    • 6 jumbo plug plants - 2 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of June 2014
    • SAVE £28.95  
    • £53.94 £24.99

Foxglove 'Illumination Chelsea Gold'

Digitalis

To celebrate our Best New Plant success at the RHS show, we have named our new Foxglove 'Illumination' variety 'Chelsea Gold'. Just like its pink cousin, this spectacular foxglove is completely sterile, giving it an incredibly long flowering period as it won't set seed. Unlike most foxgloves which are generally biennial, this half-hardy semi-evergreen is a true perennial so you will be able to enjoy its flowers for years to come. The exotic looking blooms are densely packed on sturdy stems, with many side branches, making a striking addition to summer borders. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18").

Useful links:

Read Michael Perry's blog: Futuristic Foxgloves

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    • 1 x 9cm potted plant

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    • £9.99
    • Out of stock
    • 3 x 9cm potted plant

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    • £29.97 £19.98
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Phlox Collection (Creeping)

Phlox subulata, Phlox douglasii, Moss Phlox

  • Fragrant ground cover
Delicate in appearance but tough in character, these spreading evergreen perennials soften the edges of paths and grow in dry rockeries or on sunny banks and slopes. Perfect for creating colourful, weed smothering, ground cover. Height: 15cm (6”). Spread: 50cm (20”).
  • Collection comprises:
  • Phlox subulata 'Candy Stripes'
  • Phlox douglassi 'Red Admiral'
  • Phlox subulata 'Calvides White'
  • Phlox subulata 'Scarlet Flame'
  • Phlox subulata 'Emerald Cushion Blue'
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    • 5 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2014
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    • £11.99
    • 10 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2014
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    • £16.99

Osteospermum Collection (Hardy)

African Daisy, Cape Daisy

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Versatile and resilient, hardy Osteospermums will thrive in hot, dry, neglected conditions, yet remain some of longest-flowering plants in the garden! Expect vibrant summer colour and weed suppressing ground cover from these easy to grow, sun loving Cape Daisies. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 90cm (36").

  • Collection comprises:
  • Osteospermum 'Snow Pixie' - A perfect contrast to its purple-pink coloured cousins, sporting clean, white petals with a golden yellow eye.
  • Osteospermum 'Tresco Purple' - Bold pink daisy flowers open every morning to greet the sun.
  • Osteospermum jucundum var. compactum - Irrepressibly cheerful, bright pink daisy flowers smother carpets of low growing foliage.
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    • 9 jumbo plug plants - 3 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • £18.99

Foxglove 'Illumination Duo'

Digitalis

  • T&M's own breeding

Parentage from the little-known Isoplexis (Canary Island Foxglove) gives these exciting new Digitalis their fabulous tropical colouring. Being completely sterile Foxglove 'Illumination Duo' won't set seed, making them incredibly long flowering. Unlike most foxgloves which are generally biennial, these half-hardy semi-evergreen varieties are true perennials so you can enjoy them year after year. The exotic looking blooms are densely packed on sturdy stems, with many side branches, making a striking addition to summer borders. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18").

  • Collection comprises:
  • Foxglove 'Illumination Pink' - Awarded 'Best New Plant' at the Chelsea Flower Show 2012.
  • Foxglove 'Illumination Chelsea Gold' - The latest addition to the 'Illumination' range, with exotic looking peachy-orange blooms.
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    • 2 x 9cm potted plants - 1 of each variety

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    • £19.98 £14.99
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Foxglove 'Illumination Pink'

Digitalis

 Customer Rating
  • Winner of Plant of the Year 2012 - RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Best new product at the Anglian Business Awards, Best new product at the Garden Retail awards
  • World Exclusive
  • T&M's own breeding

Thought to be an impossible hybridisation, this is the most spectacular foxglove you will have ever seen! Parentage from the little-known Isoplexis (Canary Island Foxglove) gives this exciting new Digitalis its fabulous tropical colouring. Being completely sterile Foxglove ‘Illumination’ won’t set seed, giving it an incredibly long flowering period. Unlike most foxgloves which are generally biennial, this half-hardy semi-evergreen is a true perennial so you will be able to enjoy its flowers for years to come. The exotic looking blooms are densely packed on sturdy stems, with many side branches, making a striking addition to summer borders. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18").

Useful links:

'Impossible' Foxglove named Plant of the Year at RHS Chelsea Flower Show
Gardening news: Top 10 best-selling plants of 2012
Read Michael Perry's blog: Futuristic Foxgloves

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    • 1 x 9cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • £9.99
    • 3 x 9cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
    • SAVE £9.99  
    • £29.97 £19.98

Delosperma 'Hardy Mixed'

Hardy Ice Plant

 Customer Rating
  • Vigorous ground cover, even in the driest of soils

Unique, versatile and vibrant! The fleshy, drought tolerant creeping stems of these hardy Ice Plants make ideal ground cover on sunny banks and poor stony soils. The showy daisy-like flowers of Delosperma 'Hardy Mixed' create a carpet of intense colour, in exclusive new shades that will stop you in your tracks. Fantastic for those hot, dry problem areas where many other plants would fail to establish. Height: 10cm (4"). Spread: 60cm (24").

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    • 5 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • £13.99
    • 10 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • £19.99
    • 20 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • £55.96 £26.99

Wallflower Collection

Erysimum, Cheiranthus

Evergreen erysimum hybrids with an alluring perfume. Versatile and undemanding, this short lived perennial tends to be grown as a biennial, and is tough enough to cope in even the poorest of soils. Height and spread: 50cm (20").

  • Collection comprises:
  • Wallflower 'Plant World Lemon'
  • Wallflower 'Sweet Sorbet'
  • Wallflower 'Winter Joy'
  • Wallflower 'Winter Sorbet'
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    • 12 jumbo plug plants - 3 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
    • SAVE £24.98  
    • £44.97 £19.99

Buddleja 'Buzz™ Magenta'

Buddleja davidii, Buddleia, Butterfly Bush

 Customer Rating
  • T&M exclusive breeding
  • The best plant to attract butterflies to your garden
  • Dwarf patio buddleja - won't take over your garden
  • 15cm (6in) flowers the size of usual buddlejas, but plants are half the size
  • Long-flowering, brightly-coloured blooms attract butterflies
  • Easy to grow and problem-free
  • Plants last more than 10 years
  • Customer favourite

A new twist on a much-loved garden favourite, 'Buzz'™ is the world's first patio buddleja! These attractive, compact plants are loved by bees and butterflies, but won't take over your garden. Buddleja 'Buzz™ Magenta' is easy to grow and problem-free with a super long-flowering period. Perfectly proportioned for patio pots and smaller gardens. Height and spread: 120cm (47”).


Useful links:

How to grow Buddleja Buzz™

 

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    • 1 jumbo plug plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • £8.99

Wallflower 'Sugar Rush'

Erysimum, Cheiranthus

  • 'Best New Bedding Plant' at the Grower of the Year Awards
  • Autumn and spring flowering
  • Super-vigorous
Winner in the 'Best New Bedding Plant' category at the Grower of the Year Awards 2013, this is one of the most exciting wallflowers to emerge in recent years. Dense, fragrant flower spikes in shades of cream, yellow, red and purple appear not only in the spring, but throughout the autumn too, blooming in just 6 weeks from an August planting! With a delightful sweet fragrance and compact, multi-branching habit, Wallflower 'Sugar Rush' is perfect for beds, borders, containers and window boxes, creating a mass of colour and scent when much of the garden is dormant. Versatile and undemanding, wallflowers are tough enough to cope in even the poorest soils. Height and spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 36 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2014
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    • £10.99
    • 72 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2014
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    • £15.99

Buddleja 'Buzz™ Sky Blue'

Buddleja davidii, Buddleia, Butterfly Bush

 Customer Rating
  • T&M exclusive breeding
  • The best plant to attract butterflies to your garden
  • Dwarf patio buddleja - won't take over your garden
  • 15cm (6in) flowers the size of usual buddlejas, but plants are half the size

These attractive, compact plants are loved by bees and butterflies, but won't take over your garden. Buddleja 'Buzz™ Sky Blue' is easy to grow and smothered with blooms all summer long. Perfectly proportioned for patio pots and smaller gardens. Height and spread: 120cm (47”).

Useful links:

How to grow Buddleja Buzz™

 

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    • 1 jumbo plug plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • £8.99

Delosperma 'Wheels of Wonder Series'

Hardy Ice Plant

  • New in 2014
  • World Exclusive
  • Giant-flowered hardy ice plants
  • Bigger blooms for extra ground cover
A marked improvement on standard Ice Plants! Delosperma 'Wheels of Wonder Series' has flowers twice the normal size, and boasts some psychedelic colour combinations too. These hardy, low maintenance plants make fabulous ground cover for sunny banks and poor stony soils. Perfect for those hot, dry problem areas where many other plants would fail to establish. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 60cm (24").
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    • 5 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • £13.99 £8.99
    • 10 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
    • SAVE £7.00  
    • £19.99 £12.99