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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 26 products.
 

Erigeron 'Stallone'

This excellent ground cover plant is perfect for combating weeds in your borders. Use these fast growing perennial plants to smother border weeds and soften the edges of your planting areas. Each plant produces a dense mass of lovely two-toned daisy flowers that open white and slowly turn to pink and purple as they age. Perfect for drift planting or use as a gap filler around taller structural plants in your border. Also performs well as a cascading rockery plant. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 100cm (39"). More info
    • 6 erigeron plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £5.99

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

Clematis 'Picotee Kiss'

  • Large blooms for big impact
  • Each petal like a lipstick kiss!
  • Flowers in spring and again in summer

One of the finest hardy clematis introductions in recent years, expect Clematis ‘Picotee Kiss’ to be a future classic. The dazzling pink picotee-edged blooms, each up to 15cm (6in) across, have amazed us on the trial ground, adorning the plants in abundance - once in spring and again in summer! Enjoy the first flush of blooms through May-June, then watch the plants flush into colour again though July-September. Each petal looks like a lipstick kiss! Be one of the first UK gardeners to cover walls, fences and trellis with the stand-out flowers of Clematis ‘Picotee Kiss’. Height: 210cm (83"). Spread 100cm (39"). Pruning Group 2.
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    • 1 x 7cm potted clematis plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £13.99
    • 2 x 7cm potted clematis plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £19.99

Meconopsis napaulensis

  • 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

Aster ericoides 'Schneetanne' (Large Plant)

Crinitaria, Microglossa

Heath Aster is a pretty little plant, which is hugely attractive to butterflies, and perfect for the wildlife garden. The prostrate, semi-trailing habit of Aster ericoides 'Schneetanne' is great for ground cover on banks and in borders.

Asters are perfect for keeping the garden colourful and interesting, as they provide welcome autumn colour, when all the summer bedding has faded. Height: 50cm (19"). Spread: 1m (39").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted aster plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted aster plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £16.99

Hosta 'Fragrant Blue' (Large Plant)

Plantain Lily

This is a particularly eye-catching variety with chalky-blue foliage that retains its colour throughout the season. From July to August, the delicately scented, mauve pink flowers offer the perfect complement to the heart shaped foliage. In moist soils, this low growing hardy perennial forms dense ground cover. Hosta 'Fragrant Blue' is perfect for the front of borders, woodland planting schemes, or in the damp soil at the edge of ponds. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 100cm (39").

 

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    • 1 x 2 litre potted hosta plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £13.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted hosta plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £21.99

Hosta 'Wide Brim' (Large Plant)

Plantain Lily

A well known variety that holds an RHS AGM for its garden performance. Hosta 'Wide brim' has heavily puckered, variegated foliage with deep green centres and pale gold margins. Lilac blue, funnel shaped flowers appear on tall stems throughout July. This clump forming perennial has an attractive mounding habit that creates a dense, rounded plant over time. A popular choice for a shaded position. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 100cm (39").

 

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    • 1 x 2 litre potted hosta plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £13.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted hosta plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £21.99

Hosta 'Francee' (Large Plant)

Hosta fortunei, Plantain Lily

Hosta 'Francee' is a tough, weatherproof variety with foliage that is deeply ribbed and edged in jagged, cream margins. When protected from slugs, this vigorous hardy plant will quickly form clumps of foliage that can light up a shady spot.

In mid summer, this RHS Award of Garden Merit variety produces attractive flower spikes that stand above the foliage. Hostas are recommended for borders, woodland gardens and patio pots, thriving in shade. Height: 55cm (22"). Spread: 100cm (39").

 

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    • 1 x 2 litre potted hosta plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted hosta plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £16.99

Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Carpet' (Large Plant)

Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Carpet' is an excellent plant for creating a carpet of green beneath trees and shrubs. Plants are mat-forming, and excellent at stopping weeds from taking hold. The evergreen foliage is textured, decorative and plays host to spikes of misty white flowers from early summer.

Easy to grow ground cover for awkward, shady borders, Pachysandra is the perfect choice for low-maintenance gardening. Plants stay low at just 15cm (6") and are ideal for small, oddly-shaped areas, edgings or patio containers. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: up to 1m (39").

 

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    • 1 x 9cm potted pachysandra plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted pachysandra plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £16.99

Hosta 'Fire and Ice' (Large Plant)

Plantain Lily

A spectacular Hosta with superb reverse variegation. Each leaf of Hosta 'Fire and Ice' has a pristine white centre with a deep green, wavy margin that creates a fabulous colour contrast. Lilac coloured blooms enhance the display throughout July. This striking variety holds an RHS AGM for its garden performance, and is particularly effective at brightening shaded borders. Height: 55cm (22"). Spread: 100cm (39").

 

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    • 1 x 2 litre potted hosta plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £13.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted hosta plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £21.99

Campanula takesimana (Large Plant)

Korean Bellflower

Campanulas have retained their popularity with gardeners for many years, and yet this elegant Korean Bellflower is surprisingly underused. Campanula takesimana produces arched stems of glossy, toothed foliage which are topped with large pendant, bell-shaped flowers. The pink flushed blooms are well worth a closer look, as the inside of each flower is decorated deep maroon freckles. This hardy perennial has a rapid growth habit that will quickly form large clumps in borders. It prefers a lightly shaded spot making it useful for under-planting trees and shrubs, or filling the darker borders in the garden. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 100cm (39").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted campanula plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted campanula plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £14.99

Houttuynia cordata 'Chameleon' (Large Plant)

Houttuynia cordata 'Tricolor'

Houttuynia is a robust and versatile perennial. Plants are both moisture and drought tolerant, and will thrive in almost any position from sun to dappled shade.

The heart-shaped leaves of Houttuynia cordata 'Chameleon' are completely unique, with splashes of green, gold and red. When crushed, the foliage emits a pungent orange fragrance. Throughout mid-summer, the spreading stems are covered in pure white flowers. Houttuynia makes excellent ground cover through borders or around boggy pond margins. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 100cm (39").

 

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    • 1 x 3.5 litre potted houttuynia plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £10.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted houttuynia plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £19.99