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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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Foxglove 'Camelot Cream' (Large Plant)

Digitalis

Foxgloves are the perfect cottage garden plant. Foxglove 'Camelot Cream' has the traditional appearance of usual wild Foxgloves, but with blooms all around the stem, giving even more impact.'Camelot' Foxgloves are superior, F1 hybrid quality plants. Digitalis are ideal for cottage garden borders, are easy to grow and will last for many years. Height: 120cm (48"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

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Echinops ritro (Large Plant)

Globe Thistle

Echinops ritro is a well loved perennial with a strong architectural impact. Spiky globes of electric blue flowers perch upon silvery green stems, which make superb cut flowers, whether fresh or dried. The late summer blooms rise above clumps of spiny, deeply cut foliage which forms an attractive contrast with other perennials. Awarded and RHS AGM for its garden performance, this Globe Thistle works well in sunny cottage garden borders and hot gravel gardens. Pollinating insects love it too, so plant a few in your wildlife areas for the local bees. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

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Erigeron seciosus 'Pink Jewe'l (Large Plant)

Fleabane, Erigeron 'Rosa Juwel'

From May to July, the semi-double, bright pink flowers of Erigeron seciosus 'Pink Jewel' are a cheerful sight in the garden. These tough little daisies are reliable and undemanding, but give an outstanding performance year after year, even in tricky coastal locations where they positively thrive. The early early summer blooms are loved by pollinating insects and make delightful cut flowers too. Perfect for filling gaps at the front of perennial borders, or dotting throughout rockeries. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

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Gaillardia aristata 'Burgundy' (Large Plant)

Blanket Flower

The large, wine red flowers of Gaillardia aristata 'Burgundy' last for months on end! Blooming continuously from June to September, these hardy perennials give an unrivalled performance in beds, borders and patio containers. Blanket flowers are loved by pollinating insects and their cheery daisy blooms make fabulous cut flowers. Gaillardias are particularly resilient plants thriving in light sandy soils, even tolerating drought and coastal positions where many plants would struggle. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

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Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Kobold' (Large Plant)

Blanket Flower, Gaillardia aristata 'Goblin'

An exceptionally long flowering hardy perennial, with flowers from June to September. Gaillaria x grandiflora ‘Kobold’ really stands out in the border too! When at their peak of flowering, these plants will be covered in flowers, so much so that you won’t see the foliage! Gaillardia are at their happiest in poor, sandy or stony soils, which is excellent for garden problem areas, and will survive periods of drought. Blanket Flower plants are hardy, and will come back year after year, and are ideal for beginners. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

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Geranium 'Brookside' (Large Plant)

Hardy Geranium, Cranesbill

Intensely blue, saucer shaped flowers with prominent maroon veins make a captivating display throughout summer. Although a relatively new introduction, hardy Geranium ‘Brookside’ has already become a garden favourite for it exquisite colour. Awarded a coveted RHS AGM, this superb hardy perennial produces finely cut foliage with a spreading habit for weed suppressing ground cover. Cranesbills are cottage garden classics - easy to grow and perfect for beginner gardeners. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

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Hesperis matronalis (Large Plant)

Sweet Rocket

Hesperis matronalis is at its best when grown in large drifts, leaving plenty to spare for early summer bouquets. Fragrant clusters of bloom, coloured pale lilac to purple, are produced from May to July. The richly scented flowers of Sweet Rocket are irresistible to pollinating insects, making this an excellent choice for both wildlife areas and the herbaceous border. Although Hesperis is a biennial or relatively short-lived perennial, it will happily seed about to create swathes of bloom that will perfume the air on warm summer evenings. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18").,

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

 

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Knautia macedonica 'Melton Pastels' (Large Plant)

Macedonian Scabious, Scabiosa rumelica

Commonly known as the Macedonian Scabious, this pretty blend of Knautia bears fabulous pincushion flowers on slender, airy stems. Flowering over a long period from July right through to October, Knautia macedonica 'Melton Pastels' is well loved for its gentle shades of pink, rose and crimson. This hardy perennial is often found in cottage gardens where its swaying stems create an informal display. Try planting it in wildlife areas where pollinating insects will love its nectar rich blooms. Height: 1cm (39"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

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Lychnis viscaria 'Splendens Plena' (Large Plant)

Campion, Catchfly

This low growing Lychnis makes a colourful addition to moist rockeries, bog gardens and waterside plantings. Panicles of magenta pink blooms rise upon sticky, branchless stems in early summer, above clumps of narrow, linear foliage. Lychnis viscaria 'Splendens Plena' is an attractive yet under-used hardy perennial which also holds an RHS AGM for its garden performance. Height: 120cm (48"). Spread: 30cm (12").

 

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Nepeta racemosa (Large Plant)

Catmint, Nepeta mussinii

With a low, spreading habit, Nepeta racemosa makes good ground cover, and is perfect for softening the edges of paths and borders. From June to September this attractive Catmint bears a profusion of violet-purple flower spikes that smother the mid-green leaves. Like all Nepeta, this hardy perennial is always busy with bees and has a peculiar effect on cats who adore its aromatic foliage. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

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Penstemon 'Kilimanjaro' (Large Plant)

Part of the volcano series, Penstemon’ Kilimanjaro’ bears its pink blooms continuously from June right through to October. This semi-evergreen perennial has a neat upright habit making it a well behaved specimen for perennial borders. Try it in wildlife areas too - pollinating insects love its nectar rich blooms. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

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Penstemon 'Pensham Amelia Jayne' (Large Plant)

Phenomenal stamina and indifference to rain and drought means that Penstemon 'Amelia Jayne' will flower each year for an incredible five months. Mesmerising, red bells with satiny white throats are carried above semi evergreen foliage. These popular hardy perennials deserve prime spots in the garden or on the patio where they can really show off. Pensham penstemons also boast slug resistance and semi-evergreen foliage, giving an all round winning performance for many years. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

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