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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 15 products.
 

Pansy 'Frou Frou Mixed'

Viola x wittrockiana

  • New in 2015
  • Beautifully ruffled, large wavy flowers
  • Abundance of deeply scented, bright, multicolour blooms
  • Bring stunning colour to patios and beds through winter and spring
This Pansy has all the frills, and more! Thompson & Morgan's award-winning breeders have come up trumps again with this selection of large-flowered, wavy, ruffled, two-tone flowers. Excellent for cool season flowering, Pansy 'Frou Frou' Mixed will jazz up winter and spring pots with a carnival of colour and a cloud of perfume, just when we need it most! Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 25cm (10").
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    • 36 pansy plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 72 pansy plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
    • SAVE £4.99  
    • £14.99

Heuchera 'Patchwork' Mix

Coral Flower, Coral Bells

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Sprays of delicate, tiny flowers float on wiry stems above neat mounds of vibrant foliage. Prized for their colourful leaves, these versatile semi-evergreen perennials make excellent drifts of ground cover, adding a distinctive splash of colour to the front of borders, or even brightening winter containers. Their airy blooms attract bees and are also useful as cut flowers. Height and spread: 40cm (16").
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    • 3 heuchera Postiplugs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
    • + FREE £5 voucher  
    • £8.99
    • 6 heuchera Postiplugs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
    • + FREE £5 voucher  
    • £12.99

Alstroemeria 'Inca Smile'

Peruvian Lily, Alstroemeria 'Koncasmile'

The exotic, orchid-like blooms of Alstroemeria 'Inca Smile' have a resilience and longevity that belies their delicate appearance. This stunning Peruvian Lily blooms for up to 5 months with the largest Alstroemeria flowers that we have ever seen - almost twice the size of other varieties. With a neat semi dwarf habit, ‘Inca Smile' is perfectly proportioned for containers or borders, and makes a superb cut flower too. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 25cm (10").
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    • 1 x 7cm alstroemeria potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 3 x 7cm alstroemeria potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £19.99

Penstemon 'Wedding Bells' Mixed

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Penstemon cobaea 'Wedding Bells' (also known as Orchestra Mixed) combines some of the best penstemons from T&M's own breeding programme. Satin, bell-shaped flowers in a variety of bright colours and patterns are carried over a particularly long flowering period, above glossy, semi-evergreen foliage. A fantastic alternative to Antirrhinums (snapdragons) in annual bedding schemes, these compact penstemon plants boast large flowers and superb weather resistance. Easy to maintain, these hardy perennials are also attractive to bees. Height: 50cm (18"). Spread: 45cm (18").

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Gardening news: Move over marigolds... new bedding plants fly in the face of tradition

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    • 24 penstemon plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 48 penstemon plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £14.99

Buddleja 'Buzz™ Indigo'

Buddleja davidii, Buddleia, Butterfly Bush

  • Order early - limited stocks
Our sensational patio Buddlejas are taking the gardening world by storm - and here's a brand new colour to add to the range! Dusky, deep blue flowers smother the short, bushy stems of Dwarf Buddleja Buzz™ Indigo', attracting clouds of butterflies to its nectar rich blooms. This lovely compact shrub is perfectly proportioned for patio pots and smaller gardens. Height and spread: 120cm (47").

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How to grow Buddleja Buzz™

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    • 2 buddleja jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £13.98 £9.99
    • 4 buddleja jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
    • SAVE £9.97  
    • £27.96 £17.99

Alstroemeria 'Butterfly Hybrids'

Peruvian Lily

  • T&M 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 alstroemeria Postiplug plants

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

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £14.99

Pansy 'Mystique Blue Halo'

Viola

This lovely variety sports extra-large, lavender blue flowers, each with a dazzling white ‘face’ and contrasting violet whiskers. This attractive little pansy is the perfect colour for creating a cool blue display that will keep blooming right through to late spring. Pansy 'Mystique Blue Halo' is easy to grow, making this the perfect choice for filling beds, borders, window boxes and patio containers with long lasting winter colour. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 23cm (9").

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

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    • 36 pansy plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 72 pansy plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £17.99

Fuchsia 'Giants Collection'

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  • T&M's best value fuchsias

Turbo-charged trailing fuchsias, that are guaranteed to give a stunning display. Giant frilled flowers of up to 10cm (4") across are produced throughout summer. The enormous blooms will leave your baskets, window boxes, Flower Pouches™ and containers literally dripping in a carnival of colour. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

  • Collection comprises:
  • Fuchsia ‘Bella Rosella’ - Double blooms in shades of pink hang from cascading stems.
  • Fuchsia ‘Bicentennial’ - Flamboyant, frilly blooms in an unusual shade of orange.
  • Fuchsia 'Quasar' - Double mauve blooms with pure white sepals create a dramatic summer spectacle.
  • Fuchsia 'Seventh Heaven' - Bold flamingo pink flowers with contrasting pale pink sepals .
  • Fuchsia ‘Voodoo’ - Dark and mysterious double blooms, with fold upon fold of rich purple petals.

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


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Read more on our blog: Choosing the right plants for your garden
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    • 5 fuchsia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • + FREE £5 voucher  
    • £9.99
    • 10 fuchsia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • + FREE £5 voucher  
    • £9.99
    • 20 fuchsia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • + FREE £5 voucher  
    • £17.99
    • 100 fuchsia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • + FREE £5 voucher  
    • £139.80 £59.99

Geranium 'Skyrocket® Mixed'

Pelargonium

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Wow - a new climbing geranium, growing 1.8m (6') in a season! Precise German breeding has developed these top quality plants, so they are guaranteed to give a superb performance. 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! As the stems increase in length, tie them onto a support such as a freestanding climbing frame or tower pot, using soft twine to train them upwards. Geranium ‘Skyrocket' Mixed also makes a superb trailing plant too – just perfect for trailing from window boxes. 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 Tower Pot™, specially designed to enable plants to climb easily.

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    • 5 geranium jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 5 geranium jumbo plug plants + 1 tower pot pack

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • SAVE £9.99  
    • £34.98 £24.99
    • 10 geranium jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £19.99

Alstroemeria 'Everest Collection'

Peruvian Tree Lily

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 Tower Pot™ 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"). The collection includes one each of the following - 'Canary Yellow', 'Blue Diamond' and 'Pink Punch'.

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

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    • 3 x 5cm alstroemeria potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £19.99
    • 3 x 5cm alstroemeria potted plants + 1 Tower Pot pack

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £39.98
    • 6 x 5cm alstroemeria potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £34.99

Fuchsia 'Pink Elephant'

  • T&M 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").

Useful links:

How to grow fuchsias


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

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    • 5 fuchsia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 10 fuchsia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £14.99

Fuchsia 'Beauty Queen'

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  • 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").


Useful links:

How to grow fuchsias


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

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    • 3 fuchsia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 9 fuchsia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £14.99