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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.
 

Geum 'Cocktail Collection'

Avens

A truly magnificent collection of Geums in a mixture of cocktail colours which will bring warmth and excitement to your summer perennial borders. 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 'Cocktail Collection' is an essential addition to your summer garden.


Collection comprises the following varieties: Geum 'Alabama Summer', 'Totally Tangerine', 'Mai Tai' and 'Tequila Sunrise'.

 

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    • 4 jumbo plug plants - 1 of each variety

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    • £39.96 £14.99
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    • 8 jumbo plug plants - 2 of each variety

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    • £79.92 £19.99
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Phlox Collection (Creeping)

Phlox subulata, Phlox douglasii, Moss Phlox

  • Fragrant ground cover
Delicate in appearance but tough in character, these spreading evergreen perennials soften the edges of paths and grow in dry rockeries or on sunny banks and slopes. Perfect for creating colourful, weed smothering, ground cover. Height: 15cm (6”). Spread: 50cm (20”).
  • Collection comprises:
  • Phlox subulata 'Candy Stripes'
  • Phlox douglassi 'Red Admiral'
  • Phlox subulata 'Calvides White'
  • Phlox subulata 'Scarlet Flame'
  • Phlox subulata 'Emerald Cushion Blue'
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    • 5 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2014
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    • £11.99
    • 10 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2014
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    • £16.99

Meconopsis baileyi 'Alba'

Himalayan Poppy, Tibetan Poppy, Meconopsis betonicifolia

  • New in 2014
  • 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 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • £12.99
    • 4 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • £25.98 £15.99

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 jumbo plugs - 4 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • £31.98 £19.99

Geum 'Blazing Sunset'

Avens

Fully double, scarlet red Geum flowers rise above clumps of foliage on thin, wiry stems. Geum 'Blazing Sunset' adds a bright splash of colour to borders - the large flowers make a dazzling and unusual addition to cut flower arrangements too. These colourful hardy perennials are so easy to grow that we can't understand why they're not more commonly grown! Height and spread: 60cm (24"). More info
    • 6 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • £5.99

Lupin 'Russell Hybrids Mixed'

Lupinus

Tall spires of tightly packed flowers rise above clumps of palmate foliage in a magical array of colours. This wonderful mix of the ever popular 'Russell Hybrids' is ideal for adding height and structure to the back of perennial borders and woodland edges. A distinctive hardy perennial that remains a cottage garden favourite. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 50cm (20"). More info
    • 3 x 5cm potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • £9.99
    • 6 x 5cm potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • £19.98 £12.99

Giant Fragrant Cowslip

Primula florindae, Tibetan Cowslip

Stiff stems carry whorls of sulphur yellow, tubular, flowers with a delicate, sweet fragrance. Once established, Giant Cowslips will naturalise to form swathes of lush, mid green foliage that makes ideal groundcover for natural planting schemes. With an RHS AGM, Primula florindae makes a superb choice for a damp, shady corner where other plants won't grow. Height: 90cm (35”). Spread: 50cm (20”).
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    • 3 x 5cm potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • £10.99
    • 6 x 5cm potted plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • £19.98 £14.99

Geum 'Totally Tangerine'

Avens

Gorgeous pale orange blooms rise above clumps of bright green 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 warm orange blooms of Geum 'Totally Tangerine' also make fantastic cut flowers for a vase indoors. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 50cm (20"). More info
    • 1 jumbo plug plant

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    • £9.99
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Giant Geranium Collection

Pelargonium

  • The biggest geraniums you'll ever find

Enormous heads of bloom with exceptional weather resistance make these giant geraniums stand out from the rest! Raised from cuttings, these plants have increased vigour and abundant flowers that persist throughout summer if deadheaded regularly. Fantastic for creating dramatic patio displays or filling gaps in borders. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 50cm (20”).

  • Collection comprises:
  • Geranium 'Octavia Hill' – Bold scarlet
  • Geranium 'Salmon Princess' -Delicate candy pink.
  • Geranium 'Sassa' – Dark pink.
  • Geranium 'Flower Fairy Berry' – Rich cerise pink.
  • Geranium 'Maestro Salmon' – Dark pink.
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    • 5 jumbo plug plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • £13.99
    • 15 jumbo plug plants - 3 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • £19.99
    • 30 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • 100 jumbo plug plants - 20 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • £279.80 £69.99

Geranium 'Octavia Hill'

Pelargonium, Zonal Geranium, Zonal Pelargonium

Enormous heads of scarlet blooms with exceptional weather resistance make these giant geraniums stand out from the rest! Raised from cuttings, Geranium 'Octavia Hill' has increased vigour and abundant flowers that persist throughout summer if deadheaded regularly. Fantastic for creating dramatic patio displays or filling gaps in borders. Height: 50cm (20”). Spread: 45cm (18”). More info
    • 5 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • £13.99

Meconopsis '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 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • £12.99
    • 4 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • £15.99

Chinese Foxglove

Rehmannia elata, Rehmannia angulata

  • Blooms from May to November
This colourful Chinese Foxglove is named for its foxglove-like flowers, and it will repeat bloom all through the summer - unlike digitalis - and with a much showier flower! Rehmannia makes a superb choice for sunny borders, containers or a cool greenhouse, adding a touch of the exotic to your garden from late spring through until autumn. Chinese foxgloves are best over-wintered in a protected position with a minimum temperature of 5°C. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 50cm (20").
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    • 3 postiplugs

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • £10.99
    • 6 postiplugs

    • Despatch: By end of May 2014
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    • £21.98 £15.99