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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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Fuchsia 'Chamaeleon'

No, it's not an illusion! Fuchsia 'Chamaeleon bears three different flower colours at the same time. Cerise pink buds reveal frilly petals in any combination of white and violet - so each bloom comes as a magical surprise. This half hardy, free-flowering variety has gently cascading stems that make a wonderful display in hanging baskets and patio containers. Fuchsia 'Chamaeleon' is a particularly useful for those tricky shaded spots as it seems to prefer shade. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12").

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

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    • 5 Postiplug plants

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    • £10.99
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    • 10 Postiplug plants

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    • £21.98 £15.99
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Fuchsia 'Lucky Dip'

Buy our great value Fuchsia 'Lucky Dip' for non-stop colour from summer through to autumn! For just £4.99 you can receive a pack of Fuchsias worth £9.99. To allow us to offer you such a good price, we can't take orders for specific varieties, but whatever we decide to send, you won't be disappointed!


Each customer can order up to 5 'Lucky Dip' packs. If you order more than 1 pack, we'll do our best to send a different variety for each pack ordered, subject to availability. A pack represents a single variety and not a mixture of several varieties.


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

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    • 1 lucky dip

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Geum 'Mai Tai'

Avens

A compact Geum with beautiful, ruffled apricot-orange blooms emerging from contrasting burgundy buds. From early summer through until early autumn this variety produces a profusion of pretty blooms on wiry stems, which are ideal for cutting and adding to posies or vases indoors. An easy and reliable perennial to grow, plant Geum 'Mai Tai' at the front of borders for an abundance of warm colour throughout summer. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 40cm (16"). More info
    • 1 bareroot plant

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £10.99

Dianthus 'Purple Rain'

Carnation

  • New in 2014
  • World Exclusive
  • New and unique colour - without forsaking the fragrance

There are some genetically modified varieties out there with a blue tinge to the petals but Dianthus 'Purple Rain' is the closest to a natural blue carnation that we’ve seen. This modern hardy Carnation has an exquisite fragrance that is almost as alluring as its colour. Undemanding and well behaved, this clump forming perennial is perfect for the front of borders and makes a lovely cut flower too. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 30cm (12").


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

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    • 5 Postiplug plants

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    • £11.99
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    • 10 Postiplug plants

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    • £23.98 £16.99
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Pansy 'Tasty Collection' F1 Hybrid

Viola x wittrockiana

  • New in 2014
  • Mail order exclusive
  • 'Tasty Pansy' has a mild, sweet peppery taste

Like most Viola plants, the pretty flowers of Pansy ‘Tasty Collection’ are perfectly edible. These hardy summer pansies have been specially selected for their flavoursome blooms which have a mild, sweet and peppery taste. Perfect for delicious decorations for cakes and puddings, as well as salads and savoury tarts. Use them to dress up cheese plates or freeze them into ice cubes and add to your favourite drinks. Height and spread: 23cm (9").


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

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    • 24 plug plants

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    • £9.99
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Dianthus 'Crimson Rim'

Carnation

  • New in 2014
  • World Exclusive
  • At last - a new carnation with a traditional fragrance

This stunning hardy Carnation bucks the modern trend for flashy flower colours at the expense of their fragrance. Dianthus 'Crimson Rim' combines elegant pristine white blooms with a stylish raspberry edge and a wonderful rich clove fragrance. This clump forming perennial is undemanding and well behaved making it perfect for the front of borders. And with a such a free flowering habit you’ll have plenty of stems to spare for a vase indoors. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 30cm (12").


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

 

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    • 5 jumbo plug plants

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    • £12.99
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    • 10 jumbo plug plants

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    • 20 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £51.96 £29.99

Hellebore 'Gold Star'

  • New in 2014
  • The very best hellebores that money can buy

Exquisite cup shaped, pale gold blooms appear like jewels in dull winter borders. Hellebore ‘Gold Star’ is the essential low maintenance plant for any difficult, shady border where they will form clumps of leathery evergreen foliage for a year round garden presence. These resilient hardy perennials are vigorous and long lived, lasting for 20 years or more. Height and spread: 45cm (18").



Thompson & Morgan inherited the highly-commended hellebore breeding programme of Elizabeth Strangman when she retired and we are immensely proud to carry on her legacy, perfecting the amazing colours and forms of this wonderful perennial.
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    • 1 x 9cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £13.99

Hellebore 'Red'

  • New in 2014
  • The very best hellebores that money can buy

 

Exquisite cup shaped, mauve-red blooms appear like jewels in dull winter borders. Hellebore ‘Red’ is the essential low maintenance plant for any difficult, shady border where they will form clumps of leathery evergreen foliage for a year round garden presence. These resilient hardy perennials are vigorous and long lived, lasting for 20 years or more. Height and spread: 45cm (18").



Thompson & Morgan inherited the highly-commended hellebore breeding programme of Elizabeth Strangman when she retired and we are immensely proud to carry on her legacy, perfecting the amazing colours and forms of this wonderful perennial.
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    • 1 x 9cm potted plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £13.99

Lewisia 'Elise Mixed'

  • New in 2014
  • First lewisia to repeat flower throughout summer
Masses of starry flowers in a range of fruity colours, including stripes and picotees adorn slender stems above neat rosettes of fleshy leaves. Traditionally grown as perennials in alpine houses, new breeding has brought us Lewisia 'Elise Mixed' which flowers in its first year, making a bright and attractive annual bedding plant! Winner of a Fleuroselect Gold Medal, these exceptional plants repeat flower throughout summer, lighting up beds, borders, containers and rock gardens. Tolerating heat and drought well, Lewisia is also perfectly happy with cooler temperatures and will overwinter with protection from wet weather. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 24 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 48 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
    • Double up 24 to 48 for £5 extra  
    • £29.98 £19.99

Echinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit Mixed'

Coneflower

  • New in 2014
  • The first cone flower for bedding plants
This colourful coneflower has a super branching habit that produces many more flowers per plant than other varieties. Its free flowering habit makes Echinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit Mixed' ideal as an unusual bedding plant. This vibrant mix contains a range of sought after colours for a really dazzling display. Like all coneflowers, these Echinacea are also ideal for growing in wildlife gardens and coastal positions. The flowers are great for cutting too! Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 40cm (16").
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    • 12 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 24 plug plants

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    • £19.98 £14.99
    • 48 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £39.96 £19.99

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

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 48 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • Double up 24 to 48 for £5 extra  
    • £23.98 £16.99

Nepeta 'Patchwork Mixed'

Catmint

  • New in 2014
  • Mail order exclusive
  • Splashes of colour, perennial too!
A new twist on a classic cottage garden plant! Nepeta ‘Patchwork Mixed’ has neat, compact growth that makes it perfect for summer bedding and patio pots. Catmint is well loved by gardeners and their cats for its sweet, pungent aroma and hazy pink and blue flowers. This hardy little perennial has a loose, relaxed habit that makes it perfect for creating soft, informal displays. Height and spread: 40cm (16").
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    • 24 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £10.99
    • 48 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
    • Double up 24 to 48 for £5 extra  
    • £21.98 £15.99