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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.



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Rose Lily Grass

Rhodohypoxis

Dainty, jasmine-like flowers in two shades of pink erupt in profusion above short clumps of lance-shaped foliage in late spring, followed by flushes of flowers throughout the summer. Giving a long-lasting display throughout the summer months, these starry gems also have a delicate sweet fragrance. Each Rose Lily Grass plug plant contains more than one bulblet for prolific flowering in borders, rock gardens and containers. Although fully hardy, Rhodohypoxis will need protection from winter wet. Height and spread: 15cm (6"). More info
    • 1 jumbo plug plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £11.99 £9.99
    • 3 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £35.97 £16.99

Chinese Foxglove

Rehmannia elata, Rehmannia angulata

  • Blooms from May to November
This colourful Chinese Foxglove is named for its foxglove-like flowers, and it will repeat bloom all through the summer - unlike digitalis - and with a much showier flower! Rehmannia makes a superb choice for sunny borders, containers or a cool greenhouse, adding a touch of the exotic to your garden from late spring through until autumn. Chinese foxgloves are best over-wintered in a protected position with a minimum temperature of 5°C. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 50cm (20").
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    • 3 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 6 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £17.99

Gunnera manicata (Large Plant)

Chilean Rhubarb

Gunnera is the ‘big daddy’ of the gardening world. The giant evergreen leaves can reach 1-2 metres across, and will add the wow factor to any garden, although isn’t necessarily suitable for smaller gardens!

Also affectionately known as Giant Rhubarb, Gunnera is robust, spectacular and architectural. They make great specimen plants bog gardens and waterlogged spots, the reflection in water is especially beautiful. Gunnera manicata holds an RHS Award of Garden Merit too. Height: 2.5m (8’) Spread: 4m (13’).

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £16.99

Thalictrum 'Black Stockings' (Large Plant)

Meadow Rue

The black, shimmering stems of Thalictrum ‘Black Stockings’ carry plenty of fluffy mauve flowers during the height of summer. This tall, willowy perennial is ideal for filling gaps in shaded borders and woodland gardens, where the delicate foliage is a useful backdrop for shorter perennials.

Thalictrum plants combines well with almost any other plant in your shady border; from ferns to hostas or even larger-leaved plants such as Rodgersia. The foliage can also be useful to add a light airy feel to summer bouquets. Height: 200cm (79"). Spread: 75cm (30").

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    • 1 x 3 litre potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £19.99

Dendrobium 'Berry Oda'

Orchid

  • Unique new indoor/outdoor orchid
Don't be fooled by the exotic looks of this stunning Dendrobium Orchid - it's easier to grow than you might think! Dendrobium 'Berry Oda' produces upright canes that are filled with incredibly long lasting, tropical-pink, scented blooms from spring to midsummer. This exquisite half hardy perennial just requires a bright, warm windowsill indoors with a minimum temperature of 10C (30F) to see it through the coldest months. In summer, you could even pop it outdoors for a fabulous centre-piece on your patio table. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 15cm (6").
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    • 1 x 9cm potted plant

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    • £16.99
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    • 2 x 9cm potted plants

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    • £33.98 £26.99
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Cardiocrinum giganteum

This astonishing hardy perennial makes a fascinating talking point. The tall stems of the Giant Himalayan Lily tower to 2.5m (98") or more in an awe-inspiring display. With maturity Cardicrinum giganteum is topped with a crown of white Lily-like blooms from June the July. The trumpet shaped flowers have a powerful fragrance, attracting plenty of pollinating insects, before they are replaced by interesting oblong seedpods in late summer. The Giant Himalayan Lily may take 3 or more years to flower but is well worth the wait.

This fascinating plant is monocarpic, meaning that it dies after flowering - but don’t be put off, it leaves behind offsets that will flower in 3 to 5 years time. Cardiocrinum giganteum is a most unusual plant that will add a real focal point to lightly shaded exotic gardens and woodland borders. Height: 250 cm (98"). Spread: 45cm (18").

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    • 1 x 13cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 13cm potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £24.99