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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 21 products.
 

Helianthemum Collection

Rock Rose, Sun Rose

These tough little rock roses are hardy, drought tolerant and trouble-free, producing glorious colour from late spring to midsummer. If pruned after flowering, they'll even reward you with a second flush of blooms in late summer! The nectar-rich flowers, set against a backdrop of silvery, semi-evergreen foliage, are loved by bees and other insects. This helianthemum collection makes excellent groundcover or a versatile addition to rockeries or hot, dry borders. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 30cm (12").
  • Collection comprises the following varieties:
  • Helianthemum 'Ben Mohr' - Orange, saucer shaped flowers.
  • Helianthemum 'Pink Angel' - An abundance of delicate double, pink flowers.
  • Helianthemum 'The Bride' - A pretty, white rock rose with an RHS Award of Garden Merit.
  • Helianthemum 'Ben Fhada' - Bright, primrose yellow blooms with golden egg-yolk centres.
  • Helianthemum 'Peachy Keen' - New peach bloomed variety 'Peachy Keen' has an overwhelming amount of petals, further boosting the effect in your garden!
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    • 5 helianthemum jumbo plug plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 10 helianthemum jumbo plug plants - 2 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £19.99

Gaillardia 'Snappy'

Blanket Flower

  • New in 2015
  • Finally, a gaillardia that lasts for years in the garden
Finally, a long-lasting gaillardia for years of pleasure in the garden. Blanket Flowers have a reputation for being unreliably perennial but new Gaillardia ‘Snappy' makes that a thing of the past. We can now offer you unrivalled flower power alongside true perennial reliability for years of vibrant border and container colour. This world-class introduction offers non-stop flowering on sturdy, compact, upright plants from mid-summer through to late autumn. The red and yellow blooms also take on a purple sheen in the summer sunshine and will be much loved by bees, butterflies and other pollinators. Height and spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 5 gaillardia Postiplug plants

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

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £14.99

Dianthus 'Scents of Summer Collection'

Carnation, Pink

  • New in 2015
  • T&M Exclusive

Immerse your senses in Dianthus ‘Scents of Summer Mixed'! We've hand selected a range of modern dianthus plants to offer bright colours, strong garden performance and multi-flowering stems, while retaining the vintage spicy fragrance of garden pinks. The extreme flower power of these hardy perennials means you'll enjoy 100s of cut flower blooms through the summer, every year, with plenty left on the plants to keep them looking good in the garden. Height and 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 dianthus Postiplug plants

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

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 20 dianthus Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £24.99

Dianthus 'Ever-blooming Mixed' (Hardy)

Carnation

Strong upright stems carry large ruffled blooms in a vibrant mix of red, orange, yellow and pink carnations. These hardy perennial dianthus are cottage garden essentials. The fragrant carnation flowers are excellent for cutting for a bright display indoors. Perfectly proportioned for the front of sunny borders where their mounds of silvery green foliage remain evergreen throughout the year. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 40cm (16").

 

Culinary note: Dianthus flowers are edible.

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

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    • 6 dianthus plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £5.99
    • 36 dianthus plug plants

    • Despatch:
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    • £10.99
    • Out of stock
    • 72 dianthus plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
    • Double up 36 to 72 for £5 extra  
    • £15.99

Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun'

Blanket Flower

A blaze of summertime colour that thrives, whatever the weather! The glorious daisy flowers of Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun' produce a constant display of large flower heads in fiery shades of orange, yellow and red. The cheery blooms persist well into autumn, and make spectacular cut flowers for an indoor display. This low maintenance, hardy perennial is trouble-free and even copes well on poor, dry soils. Perfect for containers or filling gaps at the front of sunny borders. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 6 gaillardia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £5.99
    • 24 gaillardia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 48 gaillardia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £17.99

Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Kobold' (Large Plant)

Blanket Flower, Gaillardia aristata 'Goblin'

An exceptionally long flowering hardy perennial, with flowers from June to September. Gaillardia is a plant that really stands out in the border too! When at their peak of flowering, these plants will be covered in flowers, so much so that you won't see the foliage!

Gaillardia are at their happiest in poor, sandy or stony soils, which is excellent for garden problem areas, and will survive periods of drought. Blanket Flower plants are hardy, and will come back year after year, and are ideal for beginners.Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted gaillardia plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £16.99

Dianthus deltoides 'Arctic Fire'

Carnation, Maiden Pink

  • Ground cover pinks

Long lasting, white jagged-edged petals with a fiery red eye smother this dwarf hardy perennial throughout summer. Dianthus deltoides 'Arctic Fire' forms neat clumps of silver green foliage that makes stunning ground cover and looks superb as a path edging or dotted throughout rockeries. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 30cm (12").


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

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    • 36 dianthus plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 72 dianthus plug plants

    • Despatch:
    • Double up 36 to 72 for £5 extra  
    • £23.98 £16.99
    • Out of stock

Helianthemum 'Peachy Keen'

Rock Rose, Sun Rose

  • New in 2015
  • T&M Exclusive

Giving you a glorious display of colour from spring to midsummer, these Rock Roses are both versatile and trouble free. Our new peach flowered variety, Helianthemum ‘Peachy Keen', has an overwhelming abundance of petals, which further boosts the display in your garden. This tough, hardy and drought resistant alpine, will produce a second flush of flowers in late summer, if pruned after the first blooming. ‘Peachy Keen' can be used as groundcover or an addition to a rockery, either way, it will be also loved by bees and other insects. . Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 30cm (12"). Evergreen/semi-evergreen.

More info
    • 5 helianthemum jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 10 helianthemum jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £19.99

Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Sun' (Large Plant)

Blanket Flower

A blaze of summertime colour that thrives, whatever the weather! The glorious daisy flowers of Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun' produce a constant display of large flower heads in fiery shades of orange, yellow and red. The cheery blooms persist well into autumn, and make spectacular cut flowers for an indoor display. This low maintenance, hardy perennial is trouble-free and even copes well on poor, dry soils. Perfect for containers or filling gaps at the front of sunny borders. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 x 1 litre potted gaillardia plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 1 x 3 litre potted gaillardia plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted gaillardia plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted gaillardia plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £19.99

Dianthus 'Blackjack'

Carnation

  • New in 2015

New modern cut-flower quality carnation plants packing the heavenly scent of antique varieties! Modern breeding work has seen the unmistakable scent of carnations all but disappear in the search for longer, cut flower-quality stems. Fortunately Carnation ‘Blackjack' bucks that trend. Not only does it offer a unique colour combination, the near black blooms also bring punchy clove-like fragrance to the garden. A perfect border carnation, it also performs well in containers. Originally planned for the commercial cut flower market, you won't be disappointed by the endless supply of fresh stems either! Keep the colour and scent in the garden or use Dianthus ‘Blackjack' as your very own cut flower carnation. Height and spread: 50cm (20").


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

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    • 5 dianthus pencil plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 10 dianthus pencil plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £17.99

Gaillardia 'Arizona Apricot'

Blanket Flower

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A spectacular dwarf Blanket Flower with a long-flowering period and superb garden performance. The golden blooms blushed with apricot sit neatly above uniform, well-branched plants throughout summer and well into autumn. Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Arizona Apricot' is undemanding, providing fabulous colour whatever the weather. Perfect for containers or filling gaps in the front of borders. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 6 gaillardia plug plants

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    • £5.99
    • Out of stock
    • 12 gaillardia plug plants

    • Despatch:
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    • £8.99
    • Out of stock

Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun' (Garden Ready)

Blanket Flower

  • The fast-track to a hassle-free garden - just plant, water and enjoy!
  • Quality plants delivered to your door, hardened off and ready to plant out
  • Fully-grown, super-robust, healthy plants
Our garden ready plants are selected for garden performance, straight from the nursery. We send them to you 'green' ahead of flowering (but please note some varieties may show a few blooms), which means plants will establish quickly and all their energy goes into producing better roots, so they produce more flowers throughout the season.

A blaze of summertime colour that thrives, whatever the weather! The glorious daisy flowers of Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun' produce a constant display of large flower heads in fiery shades of orange, yellow and red. The cheery blooms persist well into autumn, and make spectacular cut flowers for an indoor display. This low maintenance, hardy perennial is trouble-free and even copes well on poor, dry soils. Perfect for containers or filling gaps at the front of sunny borders. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

More info
    • 30 gaillardia garden ready plants

    • Despatch:
    • Buy any 2 packs for just £25  
    • £14.99
    • Out of stock