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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)

Cyclamen neapolitanium, Ivy-leaved Cyclamen, Sowbread

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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    • 1 x 1 litre potted cyclamen plant

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted cyclamen plants

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    • £16.99

Echinacea purpurea 'Rubinstern' (Large Plant)

Coneflower

Cone Flowers are much loved by bees and butterflies when grown in the garden, so are a common choice for wildlife gardening. The clump-forming plants work well in cottage garden borders, and will flower for a long period. Echincea ‘Rubinstern’ is particularly recommended, thanks to its rich pink, daisy-like flowers, which can be up to 12cm (5") wide. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread 50cm (20").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted echinacea plant

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted echinacea plants

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    • £16.99

Aster novi-belgii 'Karminkuppel' (Large Plant)

Michaelmas Daisy, New York Aster, Symphyotrichum

The Michaelmas Daisy is a classic late summer and autumn hardy perennial. Blooms of Aster novi-belgii 'Karminkuppel' are richly double, in the most glorious magenta pink, and produced in a flurry, extending the summer party in your garden.

Michaelmas Daisies are perfect for the cottage garden; they’re such a quintessentially English plant. Easy to establish and lasting for many years in the garden. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 50cm (19").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted aster plant

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted aster plants

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    • £16.99

Eremurus x isabellinus 'Cleopatra' (Large Plant)

Desert Candle, Foxtail Lily

Make a bold statement in your garden with these big specimen plants. The Foxtail Lily is ideal for growing through perennials and shrubs, and for filling borders. The metre-high flower spikes are quite spectacular.

Eremurus ‘Cleopatra’ gives unmiussable summer colour and is sure to impress the neighbours. It may look exotic, but the plants are actually really quite hardy in the garden, and will form clumps well once established. Height: 1.2m (3.9’). Spread: 1m (39").

 

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    • 1 x 3 litre potted eremurus plant

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    • £11.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted eremurus plants

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    • £19.99

Salvia x jamensis 'Hot Lips' (Large Plant)

Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips'

Spice up your summer patio pots with Salvia ‘Hot Lips’. Naturally bushy plants boast eye-catching flower spikes with open-mouthed, bicolour blooms. In particularly hot weather look out for individual flowers in solid red or solid white. The aromatic foliage has a fine blackcurrant fragrance that only adds to its charm. This showy ornamental sage is perfect for cottage garden borders and containers, or incorporated into bedding schemes for a vibrant summer display. Although perennial, this half hardy Salvia will appreciate some protection from winter weather. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 60cm (24").

 

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    • 1 x 2 litre potted salvia plant

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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted salvia plants

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    • £16.99

Lupin 'Noble Maiden' (Large Plant)

Lupinus

No cottage garden would be complete without the well loved Lupin, and this one is stunning in its simplicity. Tall spires of snow white blooms rise above clumps of palmate foliage in early summer. Lupin ‘Noble Maiden’ makes a particularly effective choice for brightening dappled shade in woodlands, where its pale flowers appear luminescent. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 75cm (30").

 

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    • 1 x 2 litre potted lupinus plant

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted lupinus plants

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Primrose 'Palazzo Wine'

Primula

Treat yourself to some luxury at every day prices with our latest fancy primrose. We've selected Primrose 'Palazzo Wine' F1 for its sumptuous crested blooms and sheer flower power. The burgundy ruffled blooms are complimented by an elegant silver-laced edging and are produced in profusion, creating what we are calling a one plant posie. These hardy vigorous plants make perfect colourful border fillers, adding real impact to spring displays, but this hardy Primrose comes into its own in patio containers, where you can really appreciate the opulent blooms from February right through to May. Why not set a single plant in a small pot for occasional use as a table centre piece? Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 20cm (8"). More info
    • 3 primula jumbo plug plants

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    • 6 primula jumbo plug plants

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Strelitzia 'Bird of Paradise'

Strelitzia

Bring a touch of the tropics to your garden with the exotic blooms of the Bird of Paradise plant. This striking plant makes a great seasonal summer addition, plunged into sunny borders or kept in a container on a sunny patio. Protected over winter plants will reach an impressive size, rivalling any plants you've seen on your sunshine holidays. As temperatures drop moving into autumn, bring the plant inside for a touch of summer all winter long. The stately blue green, deeply ribbed foliage makes an attractive foil for their magnificent flowers which resemble birds with bright plumage. The striking blooms will make for an impressive talking point on the patio! Height: 210cm (83"). Spread 100cm (36") More info
    • 1 x 13cm potted strelitzia plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £19.99
    • 2 x 13cm potted strelitzia plants

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    • £29.99

Rudbeckia fulgida var sullivantii 'Goldsturm' (Large Plant)

Coneflower

An RHS AGM winning Black Eyed Susan bearing bright, golden-yellow, daisy-like flowers with dark button eyes that make excellent cut flowers. The radiant, coneflowers of Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’ are produced over a long period, attracting bees and butterflies to their long lasting blooms. These compact perennials are easy to grow, reliably filling gaps in borders, and returning year after year. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 60cm (24").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted rudbeckia plant

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    • 1 x 3 litre potted rudbeckia plant

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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted rudbeckia plants

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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted rudbeckia plants

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Melittis 'Royal Velvet Distinction' (Large Plant)

Bastard Balm

Melittis 'Royal Velvet Distinction' is an easy to grow, hardy plant for those damp shady corners of the garden. The aromatic foliage is honey-scented and, along with the orchid-like pink and white flowers, attracts bees and butterflies to the garden. Melittis is very easy to establish, and makes robust ground cover for woodland gardens and shaded borders. Height: 70cm (28"). Spread: 50cm (20").

 

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    • 2 x 1 litre potted melittis plants

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    • £16.99

Crocosmia 'Lucifer' (Large Plant)

Montbretia

Tall arching stems drip with fiery red trumpets above crimped, sword-like foliage. Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’ is well loved for its late summer display that erupts in a blaze of colour as other border perennials begin to fade. This RHS AGM variety is renowned for its vigour and resilience, adding structure and height to sunny herbaceous borders. The tall stems make eye-catching cut flowers too.Height: 100cm (39"). Spread: 10cm (4").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted crocosmia plant

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    • £9.99
    • 1 x 2 litre potted crocosmia plant

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted crocosmia plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £16.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted crocosmia plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £16.99

Penstemon 'Pensham Wedding Day' (Large Plant)

Ivory white bells crowd the upright stems of Penstemon 'Pensham Wedding Day’ above a neat clump of narrow semi-evergreen foliage. Brimming with understated elegance, this hardy perennial blends effortlessly into herbaceous borders. Like all of the Pensham Penstemons, this cultivar has been bred to withstand lower temperatures and inclement weather, making it perfect for UK summers. It has staying power too - flowering continuously from early summer through to October. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 60cm (24").

 

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    • 1 x 2 litre potted penstemon plant

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    • £12.99
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    • 2 x 2 litre potted penstemon plants

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    • £19.99