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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.



We have found 13 products.
 

Meconopsis grandis 'Lingholm'

Himalayan Blue Poppy

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A perennial wow factor for a difficult, damp shady corner. I just love the indescribable blue colour of Meconopsis blooms; once seen, never forgotten! This specially selected strain acts as a perennial too, lasting in the garden for many years. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 50cm (20").
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    • 2 meconopsis jumbo plug plants

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    • £12.99
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    • 4 meconopsis jumbo plug plants

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    • £17.99
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Meconopsis baileyi 'Alba'

Himalayan Poppy, Tibetan Poppy, Meconopsis betonicifolia

  • Glorious white Himalayan poppy
Rarely seen, this stunning white form of the Himalayan blue poppy is a real eye-catcher in late spring and early summer. Pure white, silky petals surround golden yellow stamens to form clear, single blooms up to 10cm (4") across. Forming a basal rosette of hairy leaves, Meconopsis baileyi 'Alba' thrives in cool, moist, shady borders and woodland gardens, making a stunning feature when planted en masse. This captivating short-lived perennial is a 'must have' in the garden! Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 50cm (20").
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    • 2 meconopsis jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 4 meconopsis jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £17.99

Meconopsis Duo

Himalayan Blue Poppy, Tibetan Poppy

These stunning Himalayan poppies are a 'must have' in the garden! Silky petals in shades of white or blue surround golden yellow stamens to form clear, single blooms up to 10cm (4") across. Forming a basal rosette of hairy leaves, Meconopsis makes a captivating feature planted en masse in woodland gardens and moist, shady borders.


  • Collection comprises 4 jumbo plugs each of:
  • Meconopsis 'Lingholm' - A captivating short-lived perennial bearing spectacular, single clear blue poppy flowers, up to 10cm (4") across. Incredibly popular, this Himalayan blue poppy is ideal for moist shady borders. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 50cm (20").
  • Meconopsis baileyi 'Alba' - Rarely seen, this stunning white form of the Himalayan blue poppy is a real eye-catcher in late spring and early summer. Although often short-lived, this Meconopsis makes a stunning feature when planted en masse. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 50cm (20").
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    • 8 meconopsis jumbo plugs - 4 of each variety

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    • £33.98 £24.99
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Strelitzia 'Bird of Paradise'

Strelitzia

Bring a touch of the tropics to your garden with the exotic blooms of the Bird of Paradise plant. This striking plant makes a great seasonal summer addition, plunged into sunny borders or kept in a container on a sunny patio. Protected over winter plants will reach an impressive size, rivalling any plants you've seen on your sunshine holidays. As temperatures drop moving into autumn, bring the plant inside for a touch of summer all winter long. The stately blue green, deeply ribbed foliage makes an attractive foil for their magnificent flowers which resemble birds with bright plumage. The striking blooms will make for an impressive talking point on the patio! Height: 210cm (83"). Spread 100cm (36") More info
    • 1 x 13cm potted strelitzia plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 13cm potted strelitzia plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £24.99

Meconopsis 'Union Jack' Collection

Meconopsis

We've put together a collection of these wonderful perennial poppy plants for you for a patriotic display in your summer border:

Meconopsis Napaulensis will bring the deep red hues to the display, a rich shade on tall stems, flowering from late spring through to early summer. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread 100cm (39").

Meconopsis betonicifolia 'Alba', rarely seen, this stunning white form of the Himalayan blue poppy is a real eye-catcher in late spring and early summer. Pure white, silky petals surround golden yellow stamens to form clear, single blooms up to 10cm (4") across. This captivating short-lived perennial is 99% true to type; very occasionally the odd blue flower may appear. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 50cm (20").

Meconopsis betonicifolia - a stunning blue Himilayan Poppy that will certainly make an impact on its own, let alone as part of this collection. The large bowl shaped blooms will have a dramtic effect and are certainly worth a place in your garden. Height: 120cm (47"). Spread 45cm (18").

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    • 3 x 7cm potted meconopsis plants

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £19.99
    • 6 x 7cm potted meconopsis plants

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £29.99

Meconopsis betonicifolia 'Blue'

Himalayan Poppy

Meconopsis betonicifolia - a stunning blue Himilayan Poppy that will certainly make an impact on its own, let alone as part of this collection. The large bowl shaped blooms will have a dramtic effect and are certainly worth a place in your garden. Height: 120cm (47"). Spread 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 x 7cm potted meconopsis plant

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £11.99

Meconopsis betonicifolia 'Alba'

White Himalayan Poppy

Meconopsis betonicifolia 'Alba', rarely seen, this stunning white form of the Himalayan blue poppy is a real eye-catcher in late spring and early summer. Pure white, silky petals surround golden yellow stamens to form clear, single blooms up to 10cm (4") across. This captivating short-lived perennial is 99% true to type; very occasionally the odd blue flower may appear. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 50cm (20"). More info
    • 1 x 7cm potted meconopsis plant

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £11.99

Meconopsis napaulensis

Satin Poppy, Nepal Poppy

  • Luxurious designer poppy
  • Sought after red blooms
  • A musts-have for perennial borders

Much-loved but notoriously hard to grow from seed, we’ve done the hard bit for you! Now everyone can grow the highly sought after Satin poppy with guaranteed results. This luxurious red poppy thrives on damp, cool ground and the silky, satin blooms make a real feature in shady corners of the patio. Use the deep red blooms of Meconopsis napaulensis to add warmth and cheer under trees, shrubs and shady spots. Height: 120cm (47").
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    • 1 x 7cm potted meconopsis plant

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £11.99

Meconopsis grandis 'Lingholm' (Large Plant)

Himalayan Blue Poppy

This captivating short lived perennial is a ‘must have’! From basal rosettes of hairy leaves rise tall stems bearing spectacular, single clear blue poppy flowers, up to 10cm (4") across. Meconopsis ‘Lingholm’ makes a stunning feature planted en masse in woodlands, and moist, shady borders. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 50cm (20").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted meconopsis plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted meconopsis plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £14.99

Tropaeolum speciosum

Flame Nasturtium, Flame Flower, Flame Creeper

Exotic, spurred blooms in bright, vermillion red appear throughout summer in a rich explosion of colour. The vibrant blooms are followed by spherical blue fruits set against a backdrop of attractive dark green foliage. Tropaeolum speciosum is an intriguing climbing perennial that prefers a cool, sheltered position. This sought after plant creates a spectacular sight when grown through mature shrubs or scrambling over low walls. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 1.2m (4').
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    • 2 bare root tropaeolum speciosum plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
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    • £12.99
    • 4 bare root tropaeolum speciosum plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
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    • £19.99

Geranium maderense

Giant Herb Robert, Madeira Cranesbill

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • The palm tree geranium
Geranium maderense is a magnificent tender perennial. The Madeira Cranesbill is the largest of the Geranium species, and certainly one of the most impressive, reaching a height of 1.5m (4',9"). Although perennial, it often acts as a biennial, producing pretty magenta pink blooms in its second year. But you won't mind the wait - it will give you time to appreciate the exotic-looking, dissected, evergreen foliage that radiates from a stout central trunk. This spectacular RHS AGM species will need some winter protection so it is best grown in the conservatory or a large patio container which can be moved to a frost free position in winter. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 100cm (39").
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    • 1 x 12cm potted geranium plant

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    • £19.99
    • Out of stock
    • 2 x 12cm potted geranium plants

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    • £29.99
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Peony 'Eden's Perfume'

Paeonia, Herbaceous Peony

  • Large blooms scented like damask roses
Said to be the most fragrant peony ever! Large pink, layered blooms with a powerful scent of roses, and layer upon layer of sublime, shell pink petals. Herbaceous peonies are a real feature of the border producing exotic, elegant blooms from early summer onwards which are superb for cutting. Peonies are hardy, long lived and cope well on heavier soils, provided that they are well drained. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 60cm (24").
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    • 1 bare root peony plant

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    • £14.99
    • Out of stock