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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.


For beautiful summer flowers browse our range of annual plants.



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Heuchera 'Obsidian' (Large Plant)

This striking Coral Flower makes a bold statement. Fine sprays of creamy white flowers stand out against the glossy, deep maroon-black foliage. The nectar rich flowers of Heuchera 'Obsidian' attract pollinating insects and bring a light, airy feel to cut flower arrangements. This hardy evergreen perennial retains its elegant looks all year round, making it particularly useful for ground cover when planted en-masse. Perfect for individual patio pots or creating a sophisticated 'Black-tie' look in borders. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").

 

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Penstemon 'Pensham Just Jayne' (Large Plant)

If pink is your colour then you'll love Penstemon 'Pensham Just Jayne'. The tubular rose-pink flowers with magenta throats are borne all summer long and continue well into autumn when most perennials are tiring. Penstemons have extreme staying power and this tall variety makes a useful focal point in fading herbaceous borders. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

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Penstemon 'Vesuvius' (Large Plant)

Part of the 'Volcano' series, Penstemon 'Vesuvius' bears its purple-blue flowers on upright spikes throughout summer, and well into autumn. This compact variety is perfect for the front of borders where its blooms will become a magnet for pollinating insects. With a neat, upright habit Penstemon 'Vesusius' is a well behaved hardy perennial - resilient, long flowering, and easy to grow! Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 30cm (12").

 

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Penstemon 'Pensham Czar' (Large Plant)

Phenomenal stamina and indifference to rain and drought means that Penstemon 'Czar' will flower each year for an incredible five months. Mesmerising, lilac bells with satiny white throats are carried above semi evergreen foliage. These popular hardy perennials deserve prime spots in the garden or on the patio where they can really show off. Pensham penstemons also boast slug resistance and semi-evergreen foliage, giving an all round winning performance for many years. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

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Penstemon 'Kilimanjaro' (Large Plant)

Part of the volcano series, Penstemon' Kilimanjaro' bears its pink blooms continuously from June right through to October. This semi-evergreen perennial has a neat upright habit making it a well behaved specimen for perennial borders. Try it in wildlife areas too - pollinating insects love its nectar rich blooms. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

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Penstemon 'Pensham Amelia Jayne' (Large Plant)

Phenomenal stamina and indifference to rain and drought means that Penstemon 'Amelia Jayne' will flower each year for an incredible five months. Mesmerising, red bells with satiny white throats are carried above semi evergreen foliage. These popular hardy perennials deserve prime spots in the garden or on the patio where they can really show off. Pensham penstemons also boast slug resistance and semi-evergreen foliage, giving an all round winning performance for many years. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

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Physalis alkekengi var. franchetii (Large Plant)

Chinese Lantern

Physalis alkekengi var. franchetii is better known by its culinary name of Cape Gooseberry. Tiny, creamy-white flowers appear in midsummer above oval green foliage. This hardy perennial is mainly grown for its edible berries which later develop within red, papery Chinese Lantern calyces. This vibrant autumn display brings a bright splash of colour to fading perennial borders. The stems can be cut to create wonderful decorative flower arrangements. If left on the plant the calyces will slowly skeletonize, adding ornate winter interest to your garden. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 90cm (36").

 

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Heuchera 'Marmalade' (Large Plant)

Coral Flower, Coral Bells

Who needs flowers when the foliage is this good? As the name suggests, Heuchera 'Marmalade' provides mounds of crimped, bronze-pink foliage that matures to a delicious burnt orange colour. The creamy-brown flowers, although relatively insignificant, are adored by pollinating insects. This compact evergreen perennial is ideal for creating colourful ground cover, edging paths or providing year round colour in patio containers. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

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Penstemon 'Garnet' (Large Plant)

Penstemon 'Andenken an Friedrich Hahn'

Often sold as Penstemon 'Andenken an Friedrich Hahn', it's catchier name of Penstemon 'Garnet' seems far more descriptive. Deep wine-red, bell-shaped flowers fill the upright stems above a clump of narrow-leaved foliage. Penstemon 'Garnet' is a vigorous variety which makes quite an impact in perennial gardens and exotic, hot coloured borders, and like all Penstemons, is popular with pollinating insects. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 60cm (24").

 

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Penstemon 'Appleblossom' (Large Plant)

This pretty little Penstemon bears pale pink, tubular flowers with white throats, above glossy, narrow foliage. Penstemon 'Appleblossom' is semi-evergreen, with a neat, bushy habit that sits nicely towards the front of perennial borders. This popular variety is easy to grow and holds an RHS AGM for its superb garden performance. Height and spread: 60cm (24").

 

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Penstemon 'Pensham Wedding Day' (Large Plant)

Ivory white bells crowd the upright stems of Penstemon 'Pensham Wedding Day' above a neat clump of narrow semi-evergreen foliage. Brimming with understated elegance, this hardy perennial blends effortlessly into herbaceous borders. Like all of the Pensham Penstemons, this cultivar has been bred to withstand lower temperatures and inclement weather, making it perfect for UK summers. It has staying power too - flowering continuously from early summer through to October. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 60cm (24").

 

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    • 1 x 2 litre potted penstemon plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted penstemon plants

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    • £14.99
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