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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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Delosperma 'Wheels of Wonder'

Hardy Ice Plant

  • Giant-flowered hardy ice plants
  • Bigger blooms for extra ground cover
A marked improvement on standard Ice Plants! Delosperma 'Wheels of Wonder' has flowers twice the normal size, and boasts some psychedelic colour combinations too. These hardy, low maintenance plants make fabulous ground cover for sunny banks and poor stony soils. Perfect for those hot, dry problem areas where many other plants would fail to establish. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 60cm (24").
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    • 5 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £13.99
    • 10 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £19.99

Alstroemeria 'Planet Mixed'

Peruvian Lily

  • Non-stop flowering from June to November
  • Best in class for alstroemeria
  • Order early for best results
Gain months of pleasure year after year with the astounding lily-like blooms of Alstroemeria 'Planet Mixed'. These hardy, compact perennials are so easy to grow; just perfect for adding a bright splash of late summer colour to cottage garden borders and patio containers. Alstroemeria flowers are excellent for cutting, so you can enjoy a few stems in a vase indoors too. Height: 75cm (30?). Spread: 60cm (24?).
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    • 5 bare root plants

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £16.99
    • 10 bare root plants

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £21.99

Aubrieta 'Royal Mixed'

Aubretia

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These tough little plants will thrive in the poorest of soils, forming dense mats of evergreen foliage. Aubretia 'Royal Mixed' produces masses of colourful flowers in spring that will brighten rockeries, spill from containers and creep through cracks in walls and paving. Height: 10cm (4"); spread 60cm (24").
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    • 36 aubretia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £8.99
    • 72 aubretia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £12.99

Fuchsia 'Beauty Queen'

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  • The largest flowered-hardy fuchsia

Fuchsia ‘Beauty Queen’ has some of the largest fuchsia flowers we’ve seen! The dazzling white blooms have brilliant pink sepals that make a dramatic contrast. This compact hardy fuchsia is smothered with enormous blooms all summer long making it ideal for bringing a bright splash of colour to patio pots and borders. Height and spread: 60cm (24").


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

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    • 3 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 9 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £14.99

Alstroemeria 'Indian Summer'

Peruvian Lily

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  • Flowering for 6 months
You'll love the beautifully coloured flowers of Alstroemeria 'Indian Summer' set against unique rich, bronze foliage. These hardy Peruvian Lilies are compact with an upright habit, ensuring that stems are still a good length for cutting. The perfect perennial for borders and patio containers where it will flower continuously from June to November. Height: 75cm (30”). Spread: 60cm (24”).

Useful links:

Read Michael Perry's blog: Make a change to your plant choices - 3

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    • 3 jumbo plug plants

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    • £41.97 £19.99
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Golden Lysimachia

Lysimachia punctata, Dotted Loosestrife

  • A towering, elegant plant for the border
Bring some sunshine to your borders with this resilient cottage-garden favourite. Neat clumps of tall, elegant stems with striking yellow flowers are borne from mid-summer through until early autumn. Golden Lysimachia is great for difficult clay soils and shadier parts of the garden, thriving in damp borders, bog gardens or at the margins of a pond. Grow dotted loosestrife in woodland gardens or informal areas for a burst of late summer colour! Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 60cm (24").
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    • 5 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 10 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £19.98 £14.99

Delosperma 'Hardy Mixed'

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  • Vigorous ground cover, even in the driest of soils

Unique, versatile and vibrant! The fleshy, drought tolerant creeping stems of these hardy Ice Plants make ideal ground cover on sunny banks and poor stony soils. The showy daisy-like flowers of Delosperma 'Hardy Mixed' create a carpet of intense colour, in exclusive new shades that will stop you in your tracks. Fantastic for those hot, dry problem areas where many other plants would fail to establish. Height: 10cm (4"). Spread: 60cm (24").

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    • 5 delosperma jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £9.99 £7.99
    • 10 delosperma jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £14.99 £11.99
    • 20 delosperma jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £19.99 £16.99

Actaea simplex 'Black Negligee' (Atropurpurea Group)

Bugbane, Cimicifuga

Dramatic, finely cut, jet black foliage contrasts beautifully with the architectural plumes of fragrant, creamy white flowers. The bottlebrush blooms of Actaea simplex 'Black Negligee' are gently scented, appearing late in the season from September, just as other plants are fading. Bugbane is a particularly useful hardy perennial, adding stature and impact to damp, shady spots. Perfect for cottage garden borders and woodland planting schemes. Height: 120cm (47"). Width: 60cm (24").
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    • 1 jumbo plug plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 3 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £19.98 £14.99

Peony 'Eden's Perfume'

Paeonia

  • Best in Class for border peonies
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").

Useful links:

How to plant peonies

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    • 1 bare root plant

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £14.99

Euphorbia Duo

Euphorbia characias, Euphorbia x martinii, Milkweed, Spurge

These hardy perennials are well known for their drought tolerance once established, and make superb evergreen specimens for sunny borders. Our Euphorbia Duo combines two fabulous varieties, each with different variegated foliage that will bring year round colour to your garden.

  • Collection comprises:
  • Euphorbia x martinii 'Ascot Rainbow' - Blue-grey leaves edged with bright gold margins that take on an attractive rosy pink tinge during colder weather.
  • Euphorbia characias 'Glacier Blue' - Smokey blue-green foliage edged with contrasting cream margins makes a fabulous evergreen display.
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    • 4 jumbo plug plants - 2 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £14.99

Heucherella 'Trailing Collection'

  • New hanging basket plant!

A cross between Heuchera and Tiarella, these trailing hardy perennials look fabulous billowing out of hanging baskets, window boxes and patio containers, where the broad-lobed, evergreen leaves provide all-year-round interest! Grow them alone for a fountain of foliage, or in mixed baskets to add texture and contrast. Vigorous and easy to grow, Heucherella 'Trailing Collection' also makes a fantastic groundcover plant for sun or part shade. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 60cm (24").


  • Collection comprises:
  • Heucherella 'Crimson Cascade' – Wonderful green to copper-red foliage with contrasting dark veins.
  • Heucherella 'Yellowstone Falls' – Striking lime green leaves with crimson markings.
  • Heucherella 'Redstone Falls' – Vibrant green and ruby red leaves creating a mixture of autumnal colours which change with the seasons.
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    • 3 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 6 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £29.98 £19.99

Verbena bonariensis 'Lollipop'

Glandularia, Verbena patagonica

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  • Unique mini Verbena for your patio
Like its parents, Verbena bonariensis 'Lollipop' boasts the same tight clusters of floating purple flowers, but has short, compact stems that reach only half the height. Well shaped, uniform plants with an open airy habit attract butterflies to their glowing blooms from June to September. This fabulous hardy dwarf verbena is perfectly proportioned for patio pots and the front of borders where it creates a wonderful delicate airy effect. Height and spread: 60cm (24").
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    • 3 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 6 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
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    • £14.99