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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.



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Geranium 'Supreme Mixed'

Pelargonium, Ivy-leaved Geranium, Ivy-leaved Pelargonium

  • New in 2014
For hassle-free gardening, look no further than our pre-planted baskets for easy summer-long colour. We’re always on the look out for ways to make life simpler for our gardening customers. So what could be easier than hanging baskets which are already planted up? We’ve taken the hard work out of creating wonderfully colourful displays - just order our pre-planted baskets of your favourite varieties and position them where you’ll most enjoy their summer colour. Then all you need to do is water them and wait!

A kaleidoscope of vibrant pelargonium flowers fill the trailing stems of Geranium ‘Supreme Mixed’. These stunning Ivy Leaf geraniums are perfect for creating long lasting hanging basket displays that won’t disappoint. Each basket has 5 plants. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18"). Hanging Basket: 27cm diameter.

 

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    • 1 x garden-ready basket with 5 plants

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    • £19.99
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Fuchsia 'Giants Collection'

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  • T&M's best value fuchsias

Turbo-charged trailing fuchsias, that are guaranteed to give a stunning display. Giant frilled flowers of up to 10cm (4") across are produced throughout summer. The enormous blooms will leave your baskets, window boxes, Flower Pouches™ and containers literally dripping in a carnival of colour. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

  • Collection comprises:
  • Fuchsia ‘Bella Rosella’ - Double blooms in shades of pink hang from cascading stems.
  • Fuchsia ‘Bicentennial’ - Flamboyant, frilly blooms in an unusual shade of orange.
  • Fuchsia 'Quasar' - Double mauve blooms with pure white sepals create a dramatic summer spectacle.
  • Fuchsia 'Seventh Heaven' - Bold flamingo pink flowers with contrasting pale pink sepals .
  • Fuchsia ‘Voodoo’ - Dark and mysterious double blooms, with fold upon fold of rich purple petals.

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


Useful links:

Read more on our blog: Choosing the right plants for your garden

Gardening news: Top 10 best-selling plants of 2012

 

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    • 5 Postiplug plants

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    • 10 Postiplug plants

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    • £9.99
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    • 20 Postiplug plants

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    • 100 Postiplug plants

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Heteropappus meyendorfii

Blue Chrysanthemum

  • New in 2014
  • Hundreds of electric blue blooms
Like a little blue Chrysanthemum, this fabulous plant produces an abundance of blooms from late summer, and continues throughout autumn. Heteropappus meyendorfii is a colourful, late flowering hardy annual with a lovely spreading habit. This pretty little daisy is perfect for filling gaps in containers and late summer borders when other plants are beginning to fade. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 5 Postiplug plants

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    • £8.99
    • 10 Postiplug plants

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    • £17.98 £12.99

Gerbera 'Patio Bicolour Collection' (Landscape Series)

Barberton Daisy, Transvaal Daisy

  • New in 2014
  • Up to 50 blooms per plant!
  • Looks fantastic on the patio or on a windowsill

Simple, well-defined blooms with classic appeal in a fabulous array of colours - including 2 new bicolours! From summer through to autumn, these robust half-hardy gerberas produce a non-stop supply of stunning gerbera daisies. Each bloom measures up to 12cm (5") in diameter, and will last for 2 weeks in a vase as a cut flower. Landscape gerberas form compact, uniform plants that look sensational in patio containers. With winter protection, these exceptional gerbera will reward you with more and more daisy flowers, year after year. Height and spread: 45cm (18").

  • Collection includes:
  • Gerbera ‘Yosemite’ - Fiery orange.
  • Gerbera ‘Volcano’ - Orange-yellow bicolour.
  • Gerbera ‘Yellowstone’ - Sunshine yellow.
  • Gerbera ‘Grand Canyon’ - Pink bicolour.
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    • 4 x 9cm potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2014
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    • £24.99 £19.99

Geum 'Fruit Punch' Collection

Avens

A fruity collection of Geums which are ideal for adding to the front of perennial borders for summer-long colour. The pretty, bowl-shaped blooms are held high above the foliage on elegant, wiry stems, which are ideal for cutting for a vase indoors. Easy to grow, reliable and with a long flowering period, Geum 'Fruit Punch Collection' is an essential addition to your summer garden.


  • Collection comprises the following varieties:
  • Geum 'Mai Tai' - A compact Geum with beautiful, ruffled apricot-orange blooms emerging from contrasting burgundy buds. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 40cm (16").
  • Geum 'Double Sunrise' - A cheerful new Geum with gorgeous, double yellow blooms. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 45cm (18").
  • Geum 'Flames of Passion' - Soft red, semi-double blooms with contrasting yellow anthers are borne on burgundy stems. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 40cm (16").
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    • 3 bareroot plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £18.99
    • 6 bareroot plants - 2 of each variety

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    • £26.99

Geum 'Double Sunrise'

Avens

A cheerful new Geum with gorgeous, double yellow blooms, which rise above clumps of foliage on thin, wiry stems. This free-flowering Geum is a tough and reliable addition to perennial borders where it will bloom non-stop from early summer right through until early autumn. The vibrant yellow blooms of Geum 'Double Sunrise' also make fantastic cut flowers for a vase indoors. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 bareroot plant

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £10.99

Foxglove 'Illumination Chelsea Gold'

Digitalis

To celebrate our Best New Plant success at the RHS show, we have named our new Foxglove 'Illumination' variety 'Chelsea Gold'. Just like its pink cousin, this spectacular foxglove is completely sterile, giving it an incredibly long flowering period as it won't set seed. Unlike most foxgloves which are generally biennial, this half-hardy semi-evergreen is a true perennial so you will be able to enjoy its flowers for years to come. The exotic looking blooms are densely packed on sturdy stems, with many side branches, making a striking addition to summer borders. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18").

Useful links:

Read Michael Perry's blog: Futuristic Foxgloves

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    • 1 x 9cm potted plant

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    • 3 x 9cm potted plant

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Foxglove 'Illumination Duo'

Digitalis

  • T&M's own breeding

Parentage from the little-known Isoplexis (Canary Island Foxglove) gives these exciting new Digitalis their fabulous tropical colouring. Being completely sterile Foxglove 'Illumination Duo' won't set seed, making them incredibly long flowering. Unlike most foxgloves which are generally biennial, these half-hardy semi-evergreen varieties are true perennials so you can enjoy them year after year. The exotic looking blooms are densely packed on sturdy stems, with many side branches, making a striking addition to summer borders. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18").

  • Collection comprises:
  • Foxglove 'Illumination Pink' - Awarded 'Best New Plant' at the Chelsea Flower Show 2012.
  • Foxglove 'Illumination Chelsea Gold' - The latest addition to the 'Illumination' range, with exotic looking peachy-orange blooms.
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    • 2 x 9cm potted plants - 1 of each variety

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Foxglove 'Illumination Pink'

Digitalis

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  • Winner of Plant of the Year 2012 - RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Best new product at the Anglian Business Awards, Best new product at the Garden Retail awards
  • World Exclusive
  • T&M's own breeding

Thought to be an impossible hybridisation, this is the most spectacular foxglove you will have ever seen! Parentage from the little-known Isoplexis (Canary Island Foxglove) gives this exciting new Digitalis its fabulous tropical colouring. Being completely sterile Foxglove ‘Illumination’ won’t set seed, giving it an incredibly long flowering period. Unlike most foxgloves which are generally biennial, this half-hardy semi-evergreen is a true perennial so you will be able to enjoy its flowers for years to come. The exotic looking blooms are densely packed on sturdy stems, with many side branches, making a striking addition to summer borders. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18").

Useful links:

'Impossible' Foxglove named Plant of the Year at RHS Chelsea Flower Show
Gardening news: Top 10 best-selling plants of 2012
Read Michael Perry's blog: Futuristic Foxgloves

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    • 1 jumbo plug plant

    • Despatch: By end of August 2014
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    • £9.99
    • 3 jumbo plug plants

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    • £29.97 £19.98

Hellebore Collection

Grow one of the UK's favourite winter-flowering plants; each flower bursting with glorious colour; easy to grow and fully hardy! This Hellebore Collection produces intriguing colours, patterns, flecks and ruffles which are a sheer delight during the cold months of winter and early spring. Their leathery palmate foliage has an evergreen presence all year round. Plants are vigorous, low-maintenance and long-lasting in sunny or difficult shady spots, representing excellent value for money. Height and spread: 45cm (18").


  • Collection comprises 5 plants each of:
  • Hellebore 'Hybridizers Singles' - Elegant, single-flowered Hellebores from our hand-pollinated breeding program, with a whole range of patterns and colours including whites, creams, pinks, greens, yellows, purples and black.
  • Hellebore 'Washfield Doubles' - Breathtaking, double-flowered Hellebores from the 'Washfield' collection that are bred to perfection. These delightful doubles come in a wide colour rangeincluding yellows, greens, blacks, reds, apricots and many other shades.

Plants are taken from selection, and we are unable to label colours upon despatch.

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    • 10 jumbo plug plants - 5 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of August 2014
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    • £18.99

Hellebore 'Hybridizers Singles'

  • Easy to grow, problem-free and will last for years
  • Fabulous early colour when the garden is dull and drab
  • Plants quickly establish and form clumps in any shady spot
Thompson & Morgan inherited the breeding successes of world renowned hellebore expert Elizabeth Strangman a few years ago. Since then, we've raised a superb range of Washfield hybrids, each with carefully perfected forms and colours. Now we're giving our customers the chance to get their hands on these elegant, single-flowered hellebores from our hand-pollinated breeding program. Helleborus 'Hybridizers Singles' are superb garden plants - and you might even get a surprise colour or two! Height and spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 5 jumbo plug plants

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    • £13.99
    • 10 jumbo plug plants

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    • £18.99

Gaura lindheimeri 'Sparkle White'

  • New in 2014
This stunning hardy perennial makes a fabulous border plant! Its graceful, slender stems are topped with a flurry of dazzling white, starry blooms that still look fresh and airy at the end of summer. This bushy, clump forming variety has a neat, compact habit that makes it perfect for the front of sunny borders or edging paths as a mini hedge. Once established, Gaura lindheimeri 'Sparkle White' even copes well during periods of drought. Height and spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 24 plug plants

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    • 48 plug plants

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