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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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Primrose 'Husky Mixed'

Primula

A vibrant rainbow of primrose flowers that will brighten the gloomiest of winter days - even through cold, wet and snow! The delicately fragranced blooms of Primrose 'Husky Mixed' burst open in a frenzy of colour that will see you through until late spring. Once established in beds, borders and containers, these easy to grow perennials will virtually look after themselves. Height and spread: 20cm (8").


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

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    • 24 primrose plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 48 primrose plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
    • SAVE £4.99  
    • £19.98 £14.99

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 alstroemeria plants

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

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £21.99

Geranium maderense

Giant Herb Robert, Madeira Cranesbill

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • The palm tree geranium
Geranium maderense is a magnificent tender perennial. The Madeira Cranesbill is the largest of the Geranium species, and certainly one of the most impressive, reaching a height of 1.5m (4',9"). Although perennial, it often acts as a biennial, producing pretty magenta pink blooms in its second year. But you won't mind the wait - it will give you time to appreciate the exotic-looking, dissected, evergreen foliage that radiates from a stout central trunk. This spectacular RHS AGM species will need some winter protection so it is best grown in the conservatory or a large patio container which can be moved to a frost free position in winter. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 100cm (39").
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    • 1 x 12cm potted geranium plant

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £19.99
    • 2 x 12cm potted geranium plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £29.99

Polyanthus 'Firecracker'

Primula

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An eye-catching new Polyanthus bearing yellow blooms with a fiery orange-red edge. These long-lasting flowers are borne on strong, stout stems above rosettes of semi-evergreen foliage. Versatile and easy to grow, Polyanthus 'Firecracker' is perfect for edging borders and brightening up spring patio containers. 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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    • 12 polyanthus plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £9.99 £7.99
    • 24 polyanthus plug plants

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

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £14.99

Primrose 'Planets Mixed'

Primula

  • Distinctive new colours
Freshen up tired spring borders with these exciting new Primulas! Each shapely flower of Primrose ‘Planets Mixed’ has a contrasting inner ring of colour that makes them really stand out from crowd. This unique feature has never been seen before in Primroses - so it’s sure to attract attention. Grow them along path edges or in prominent patio containers where they can really be appreciated. Height and spread: 20cm (8").

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

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    • 12 primrose plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £8.99
    • 24 primrose plug plants

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

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £17.99

Primrose 'Romance'

Primula

Each ruffled bloom of Primrose 'Romance' is individually patterned and marbled for a unique appearance. This flamboyant little primrose will brighten even the dullest winter day with their exuberant frills and colours. Grow them in beds, borders and containers or cheer up a springtime windowbox. Once established these easy to grow perennials will virtually look after themselves. Height and spread: 20cm (8").

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

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    • 24 primrose plug plants

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

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £17.99

Pansy 'Mystique Blue Halo'

Viola

This lovely variety sports extra-large, lavender blue flowers, each with a dazzling white 'face' and contrasting violet whiskers. This attractive little pansy is the perfect colour for creating a cool blue display that will keep blooming right through to late spring. Pansy 'Mystique Blue Halo' is easy to grow, making this the perfect choice for filling beds, borders, window boxes and patio containers with long lasting winter colour. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 23cm (9").

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

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    • 36 pansy plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 72 pansy plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £17.99

Fuchsia 'Giants Voodoo'

  • New in 2015
Giant, sculptured flowers hang from the cascading stems of Fuchsia 'Voodoo' to create a magnificent display throughout summer. The dark and mysterious double blooms, with fold upon fold of rich purple petals, are up to 6cm (2") across. Perfect for baskets, window boxes, Flower Pouches and containers. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

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

    • 5 fuchsia Postiplug plants

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    • £8.99
    • Out of stock

Heuchera 'Melting Fire' (Large Plant)

Coral Flower, Coral Bells

The deeply curled foliage of Heuchera hybrida 'Melting Fire' emerges a rich blood red colour and matures to a dark shade of purple-red. This eye-catching coral flower is strong growing, forming large clumps of foliage with good weather tolerance. Admired for their long season of interest, Heucheras are ideal for adding colourful, semi-evergreen foliage to borders and mixed containers. Height and spread: 40cm (16"). More info
    • 1 x 2 litre potted heuchera plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted heuchera plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £16.99

Iris pallida 'Variegata' (Large Plant)

Iris pallida 'Aurea Variegata', Bearded Iris

Iris pallida 'Variegata' gives interest all-year round and is truly spectacular. Even before the fragrant, lilac-blue flowers appear, your plants will be playing host to showy, cream-lined foliage. This is quite a collectable Iris, which is actually very easy to grow too!

Grow Iris pallida 'Variegata' in full sun for the very best and brightest leaf colours. These spectacular Bearded Iris plants are perfect for adding height and structure to the middle of borders, where it can really show off. An easy to grow perennial, which is ideal for beginners. Height: 120cm (48"). Spread: 40cm (16").

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted Iris plant

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    • £9.99
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    • 2 x 1 litre potted Iris plants

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    • £16.99
    • Out of stock

Oxalis 'Sunny' (Large Plant)

Shamrock, Sorrel

The Burgundy Shamrock is versatile, and can be used in summer patio pots, bedding, borders, rockeries, or beneath trees and shrubs. Oxalis 'Sunny' is particuarly handsome, with leaves carrying in burgundy and ruby colourings.

The rich foliage is accompanied by tubular pink flowers from spring to summer. In very mild areas, Oxalis can be grown in sheltered borders or patio pots. The spring foliage looks especially pretty against spring bulbs. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 30cm (12").

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    • 1 x 2 litre potted oxalis plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted oxalis plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £16.99