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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 12 products.
 

Primrose 'Romance'

Primula

  • New in 2014
Each ruffled bloom of Primrose ‘Romance’ is individually patterned and marbled for a unique appearance. This flamboyant little primrose will brighten even the dullest winter day with their exuberant frills and colours. Grow them in beds, borders and containers or cheer up a springtime windowbox. Once established these easy to grow perennials will virtually look after themselves. Height and spread: 20cm (8").
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    • 24 plug plants

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

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
    • SAVE £4.99  
    • £19.98 £14.99

Myosotis sylvatica 'Sylva'

Forget-me-not

  • Brilliant with spring bulbs
The perfect partner for spring bulb displays. Frothy plants with not just the traditional blue flowers, but also new pinks and whites. So easy to grow, 'Sylva' will create a carpet of colour that will keep your garden looking fabulous until your summer plants kick in. A simple yet effective bed filler.
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    • 36 plug plants

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

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
    • Double up 36 to 72 for £4 extra  
    • £25.98 £16.99

Comfrey 'Bocking 14'

Symphytum x uplandicum 'Bocking 14', Russian Comfrey

Grow your own soil conditioner! Comfrey 'Bocking 14' contains high levels of basic NPK nutrients and because it is a sterile hybrid, it won't self seed all over your garden.


The nutrient rich foliage of comfrey can be used as a compost activator, mulch, or soaked in barrels of water for 3 to 5 weeks to make a useful liquid feed for tomatoes and beans. Scatter the wilted leaves throughout potato trenches just before planting, to fertilise the crop and improve their flavour! Once established, this quick growing plant can be cut 3 or 4 times throughout the growing season, for a constant supply of nutrient rich, organic, comfrey fertiliser. Height: 100cm (40”). Spread: 75cm (30”).


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    • 5 root cuttings

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £11.99

Anemone 'Queen Charlotte'

Japanese Anemone, Anemone x hybrida 'Konigin Charlotte'

It's easy to overlook the late show in your garden, as you scramble to fill it with summer colour. But, these superb Japanese anemones will take the blooming relay torch from summer bedding and carry it well into the autumn. Anemone 'Queen Charlotte' is the pick of the bunch, with an extra layer of pure pink petals. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 60cm (24").

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    • 1 jumbo plug plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £16.99

Astrantia 'Roma'

Hattie's Pincushion, Masterwort

  • Tough perennial star flower
Pretty pincushion flowers in a delicate shade of pink, rise above loose clumps of attractive glossy foliage. Often seen in cottage garden borders, Astrantia major 'Roma' also thrives in the moist soil at a woodland edge or beside a pond or stream. The understated blooms, surrounded by papery outer bracts, are ideal for cutting for a delicate fresh or dried flower arrangement. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 3 bareroot plants

    • Despatch: By end of December 2014
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    • £13.99
    • 6 bareroot plants

    • Despatch: By end of December 2014
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    • £21.99

Hellebore 'Pink Spotted'

  • New in 2014
  • The very best hellebores that money can buy

Exquisite cup shaped, pink flecked blooms appear like jewels in dull winter borders. Hellebore ‘Pink Spotted’ is the essential low maintenance plant for any difficult, shady border where they will form clumps of leathery evergreen foliage for a year round garden presence. These resilient hardy perennials are vigorous and long lived, lasting for 20 years or more. Height and spread: 45cm (18").



Thompson & Morgan inherited the highly-commended hellebore breeding programme of Elizabeth Strangman when she retired and we are immensely proud to carry on her legacy, perfecting the amazing colours and forms of this wonderful perennial.
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    • 1 x 9cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £13.99

Gentian 'Little Pinkie'

Gentiana

  • New in 2014
  • Mail order exclusive
  • Rare Pink Gentian!
Gentians are well known for their striking blue flowers, so we’re thrilled to be able to offer this stunning magenta-pink gentian! Bred in New Zealand, Gentian 'Little Pinkie' produces its dainty trumpet-shaped flowers above low cushions of semi-evergreen foliage. Ideal for rock gardens, raised beds and containers this charming, low maintenance plant will brighten up your garden from early summer onwards. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 20cm (8").
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    • 1 jumbo plug plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £19.99

Marsh Orchid

Dactylorhiza majalis, Spotted Orchid

Spires of deep pink intricately patterned flowers are carried on tall stems above linear green foliage each summer. These unusual terrestrial Marsh orchids are natives of European marshlands so they are perfectly hardy. Dactylorhiza majalis is surprisingly easy to grow when planted in reliably moist or boggy soils, and you can even try it in containers. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6"). More info
    • 2 bareroot plants

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    • £20.99
    • Out of stock

Hyacinth Orchid

Bletilla striata, Bletilla hyacinthina

Beautiful, magenta pink blooms hang from the tips of slender stems. The lovely colours, distinctive fragrance and architectural elegance of the Hyacinth Orchid add a touch of class to damp woodland borders. Although quite slow to spread, once established Bletilla striata is surprisingly easy to grow. Ideal for planting in reliably moist or boggy soils, and you can even try it in containers. Height and spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 2 bareroot plants

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    • £29.98 £19.99
    • Out of stock

Heuchera villosa 'Palace Purple'

Coral Flower, Coral Bells

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Neat mounds of distinctive purple foliage make Heuchera 'Palace Purple' a particularly popular Coral Flower. The glossy, semi-evergreen leaves of this striking hardy perennial provide year round colour, forming drifts of ground cover and adding a bright splash to winter containers. The delicate summer sprays of pale pink flowers make dainty cut flowers and attract bees to their nectar rich blooms. Height and spread: 60cm (24”).
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    • 6 plug plants

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    • £5.99
    • Out of stock
    • 12 plug plants

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    • £8.99
    • Out of stock

SunDiascia 'Eternal Flames'

Twinspur

  • Brand new hardy diascia
  • Mail Order Exclusive
This lovely South African plant produces slender spires, packed with pretty tubular blooms, over a remarkably long flowering period. Diascia 'Eternal Flames' will fill borders, beds and containers with vibrant shades of orange and pink from June to October. Although Twinspur is generally grown as an annual, it is actually perennial and hardy to -8C (18F), so it can be easily overwintered with some protection from winter weather. Height and spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 3 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £10.99
    • 9 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
    • SAVE £16.98  
    • £32.97 £15.99

Hellebore 'Red'

  • New in 2014
  • The very best hellebores that money can buy

 

Exquisite cup shaped, mauve-red blooms appear like jewels in dull winter borders. Hellebore ‘Red’ is the essential low maintenance plant for any difficult, shady border where they will form clumps of leathery evergreen foliage for a year round garden presence. These resilient hardy perennials are vigorous and long lived, lasting for 20 years or more. Height and spread: 45cm (18").



Thompson & Morgan inherited the highly-commended hellebore breeding programme of Elizabeth Strangman when she retired and we are immensely proud to carry on her legacy, perfecting the amazing colours and forms of this wonderful perennial.
More info
    • 1 x 9cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    •  
    • £13.99