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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 21 products.
 

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 March 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 3 x 9cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • SAVE £9.99  
    • £29.97 £19.98

Gerbera 'Sweet Dreams'

Barberton Daisy, Transvaal Daisy

  • New in 2014
  • World exclusive
  • Bigger and better winter hardy gerberas
  • Three seasons of stunning colour
Growing Gerberas outdoors was virtually inconceivable ten years ago. Now these 2nd generation hardy Gerberas can be grown year round in the border! Gerbera 'Sweet Dreams’ produces plenty of cerise pink daisy blooms that are twice the size of other hardy Gerberas, and make fabulous cut flowers. Blooming reliably from June to October, these wonderful clump forming hardy perennials make a big impact in borders and patio containers. Height and spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 1 x 7cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £9.99

Gerbera 'Sweet Glow'

Barberton Daisy, Transvaal Daisy

  • New in 2014
  • World exclusive
  • Bigger and better winter hardy gerberas
  • Three seasons of stunning colour
Growing Gerberas outdoors was virtually inconceivable ten years ago. Now these 2nd generation hardy Gerberas can be grown year round in the border! Gerbera 'Sweet Glow’ produces plenty of bright orange daisy blooms that are twice the size of other hardy Gerberas, and make fabulous cut flowers. Blooming reliably from June to October, these wonderful clump forming hardy perennials make a big impact in borders and patio containers. Height and spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 1 x 7cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £9.99

Gerbera 'Sweet Honey'

Barberton Daisy, Transvaal Daisy

  • New in 2014
  • World exclusive
  • Bigger and better winter hardy gerberas
  • Three seasons of stunning colour
Growing Gerberas outdoors was virtually inconceivable ten years ago. Now these 2nd generation hardy Gerberas can be grown year round in the border! Gerbera 'Sweet Honey’ produces plenty of sunshine yellow daisy blooms that are twice the size of other hardy Gerberas, and make fabulous cut flowers. Blooming reliably from June to October, these wonderful clump forming hardy perennials make a big impact in borders and patio containers. Height and spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 1 x 7cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £9.99

Morning Glory 'Fragrant Sky'

Ipomoea lindheimeri

 Customer Rating
A hardy perennial morning glory with a sweet fragrance too! Scrambling Ipomoea lindheimeri looks just like its annual cousins but you can look forward to it returning year after year. Morning Glory 'Fragrant Sky' produces beautiful lavender blue trumpet blooms against a backdrop of attractive lobed foliage that makes a lovely informal display. Perfect for growing over obelisks, adding height and structure to cottage garden borders. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 1 x 10cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 2 x 10cm potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £15.99

Alstroemeria 'Butterfly Hybrids'

Peruvian Lily

  • WORLD EXCLUSIVE
An old strain of Peruvian lilies called the 'Ligtu Hybrids' included some great purples, but over the years these got lost. Now only the pinks and purples have been selected to create this eye-catching mix. One of the easiest cut flowers to grow and definitely one of the most impressive. Height and spread: 60cm (24”).
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    • 3 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 6 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £14.99

Peruvian Tree Lily

Alstroemeria 'Everest Collection', Peruvian Lily

  • World Exclusive
Create a floral sculpture on your patio with these incredible Peruvian Lilies. Our Alstroemeria ‘Everest Collection’ combines the best tall varieties that will knit together and keep growing skywards. Support them with our handy climbing frame for the most impressive display. With so many long-stemmed blooms, you will never be short of cut flowers to add to magnificent bouquets. Height: 140cm (71"). Spread: 75cm (30").

Useful links:

Press Release: Pick a bouquet a week - and the flowers still keep coming!

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    • 3 x 5cm potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £19.99
    • 3 x 5cm potted plants + 1 Tower Pot pack

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
    • SAVE £9.99  
    • £39.98 £29.99
    • 6 x 7cm potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £45.98 £34.99

Geranium 'Skyrocket® Mixed'

Pelargonium

 Customer Rating
  • WORLD EXCLUSIVE

Wow - a new climbing geranium, growing 1.8m (6') in a season! Five of the brightest colours you've ever seen, set against fresh-green foliage. The extra long stems are smothered with rainbows of colour that make a surprisingly good cut flower! Geranium 'Skyrocket®' Mixed also makes a superb trailing specimen too – just perfect for window boxes and patio pots.

Precise German breeding has developed these top quality plants, so they are guaranteed to give a superb performance. Colours include: white, scarlet, dark red, orange and pink. Height: 1.8m (6'). Spread: 60cm (24”).


Although technically perennial, Pelargoniums are only half hardy and therefore normally treated as annuals in the UK. However, with care, they may be overwintered in a frost free greenhouse.

To make the most of your displays, try our exclusive Supportive Climbing Frame, specially designed to enable plants to climb easily. Or try our great value Acrylic Vase - perfect for displaying your cut blooms.

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    • 5 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 5 jumbo plug plants + 1 tower pot pack

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • SAVE £9.99  
    • £34.98 £24.99
    • 10 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £19.99

Rudbeckia 'All Sorts Mixed'

Coneflower, Black-eyed Susan

 Customer Rating
  • Mail order exclusive
  • T&M's own breeding
All your favourite rudbeckias in one spectacular mix, including the bestselling Rudbeckia 'Cherry Brandy', as well as many other doubles, singles, quilled types and more. These robust coneflowers have outstanding garden performance, and the long-lasting blooms make excellent cut flowers. A lovely addition to beds, borders and large patio containers. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 40cm (16”).
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    • 6 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £4.99
    • 36 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 72 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
    • Double up 36 to 72 for £5 extra  
    • £17.99

Fuchsia 'Pink Elephant'

  • World Exclusive
The double flowers of Fuchsia 'Pink Elephant' unfurl from long, rose-like buds to reveal layer upon layer of sumptuous pale pink ruffles. With a gentle cascading habit, this lovely half-hardy fuchsia makes a spectacular summer display in hanging baskets, flower pouches® and containers. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12").

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 5 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 10 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £14.99

Fuchsia 'Beauty Queen'

  • New in 2014
  • World exclusive
  • The largest flowered-hardy fuchsia

Fuchsia ‘Beauty Queen’ has some of the largest fuchsia flowers we’ve seen! The dazzling white blooms have brilliant pink sepals that make a dramatic contrast. This compact hardy fuchsia is smothered with enormous blooms all summer long making it ideal for bringing a bright splash of colour to patio pots and borders. Height and spread: 60cm (24").


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 3 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 9 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • Save £14.98  
    • £29.97 £14.99

Hollyhock 'Halo Mixed'

Alcea rosea, Althaea rosea

 Customer Rating
  • World exclusive
  • T&M's own breeding
  • Longer flowering than any other types
  • Easy-to-grow border plants
  • Colourful central 'eye'
  • 16 years in the making
Colour that's almost 2 metres high! And now Hollyhocks are even more colourful thanks to new Hollyhock 'Halo Mixed', with its glowing eyes to add contrast. These stunning cottage garden perennials make a beautiful cut flower for a vase indoors and the edible flowers can even be added to salads for an attractive, tasty treat. Recognised by the European Fleuroselect panel of experts with a novelty award too. Height: 180cm (71"). Spread: 60cm (24").

 

Culinary note: Hollyhock flowers are edible.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 5 Postiplug plants

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    • £11.99
    • Out of stock
    • 10 Postiplug plants

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    • £14.99
    • Out of stock