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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.



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Cyclamen hederifolium (Large Plant)

A delightful little plant producing delicate pink flowers with reflexed petals in the autumn. Often emerging after the flowers, the heart-shaped deep green leaves are patterned with silver, creating a striking marbled effect. Cyclamen hederifolium is a superb ground-cover plant in rock gardens and woodland gardens where it will self-seed freely to create carpets of foliage and flowers from autumn to spring, before the foliage dies back in summer. Height: 10cm (4"). Spread: 15cm (6").

 

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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted cyclamen plants

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Primrose 'Elizabeth'

Primula

  • A different display every day!
  • Colour-Changing blooms
  • Watch the frills unfurl

A primrose with a difference. You'll be amazed at the colour changing blooms of spring-flowering Primrose 'Elizabeth', each bloom looks different day by day as they work through a myriad of yellow and pink shades. It's a shape changer too! Young blooms start our frilly, with petals straightening out as they mature. Looks lovely in spring table top planters and adds a touch of elegance to spring bedding displays in the border. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 15cm (6").
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Rose Lily Grass

Rhodohypoxis

Dainty, jasmine-like flowers in two shades of pink erupt in profusion above short clumps of lance-shaped foliage in late spring, followed by flushes of flowers throughout the summer. Giving a long-lasting display throughout the summer months, these starry gems also have a delicate sweet fragrance. Each Rose Lily Grass plug plant contains more than one bulblet for prolific flowering in borders, rock gardens and containers. Although fully hardy, Rhodohypoxis will need protection from winter wet. Height and spread: 15cm (6"). More info
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Poppy 'Ladybird' (Large Plant)

Papaver commutatum, Causican Scarlet Poppy

Hardy annual Poppy 'Ladybird' was developed from a species introduced from Russia in 1876 by our founder, William Thompson - and is still as popular as ever! Brilliant scarlet red petals are set off beautifully by the contrasting black spots at the base of each petal. Although each bloom last only a few days, more fat, hairy buds are constantly rising from among the clumps of finely cut foliage. This fabulous Caucasian Scarlet Poppy is so easy to grow and holds an RHS AGM for its superb garden performance. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted papaver plant

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted papaver plants

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Erodium × variabile 'Roseum' (Large Plant)

Erodium reichardii 'Roseum', Heron's Bill, Stork's Bill

This hardy little alpine plant is perfect for filling crevices in walls, patios and rockeries. Spreading cushions of scalloped, grey-green foliage host a profusion of pink flowers with darker veining, reminiscent of tiny Geraniums. Erodium × variabile 'Roseum' has a low spreading habit which is particularly effective when planted in groups and allowed to knit together. This particular variety of Stork's Bill holds an RHS AGM for its garden performance. Height: 8cm (3"). Spread: 15cm (6").

 

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Allium 'Gladiator' (Large Plant)

Ornamental Onion

Hundreds of starry purple blooms with delicate silvery tips form these incredible allium flower heads. The magnificent, spherical blooms of Allium 'Gladiator' are up to 15cm (6") across! Flowering only once in a season, the blooms are followed by skeletal seedheads for a spectacular autumn display. Undemanding and easy to grow, these purple alliums are guaranteed to add the 'wow' factor to borders and cut flower arrangements. Height: 120cm (48"). Spread: 15cm (6").

 

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    • 1 x 2 litre potted allium plant

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Allium stipitatum 'Mount Everest' (Large Plant)

Ornamental Onion

Allium bulbs are very easy to grow, and will look after themselves in the garden. Allium 'Mount Everest' produces globes of more than 50 star-shaped blooms during June, just after the spring bulbs, but before the summer bedding comes into flower.

Allium are ideal for dry gardens, and there is no need to lift the bulbs at the end of the season, as they are fully hardy. You will be amazed at how beautiful these flowers can be, for the minimum of effort! Height: 1.2m (3.9'). Spread: 15cm (6").

 

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    • 2 x 3 litre potted allium plants

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Gypsophila cerastioides (Large Plant)

Mouse-ear gypsophila

A small type of Gypsophila which is drought tolerant, tough and produces endless supplies of white flowers, which are loved by butterflies.

The Mouse Eared Gypsophila is good for alpine gardens, rockeries, patio containers, troughs or for growing in gaps in walls and paving. The tufted, mounding plants produce flowers from spring to summer. Height: 5cm (2"). Spread: 15cm (6").

 

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Allium 'Globemaster' (Large Plant)

Ornamental Onion

Hundreds of starry lilac-purple blooms form the incredible flower heads of this RHS AGM variety. The magnificent, spherical blooms of Allium 'Globemaster' are up to 15cm (6") across! Flowering only once in a season, the blooms are followed by skeletal seedheads for a spectacular autumn display. Undemanding and easy to grow, these purple alliums are guaranteed to add the 'wow' factor to borders and cut flower arrangements. Height: 80cm (31"). Spread: 15cm (6").

 

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    • 1 x 3 litre potted allium plant

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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted allium plants

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    • £22.99