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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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Anemone x hybrida 'September Charm' (Large Plant)

Japanese Anemone

Anemone x hybrida 'September Charm' is a cottage garden classic. Rose-pink blooms, with outer petals softly tinted in purple, will revive fading borders right through to early autumn. Each solitary flower is held aloft on slender upright stems that make wonderful cut flowers. This well known variety of Japanese Anemone is particularly free flowering, giving a reliable display year after year. The dark green foliage forms an attractive clump that will easily fill a gap in your herbaceous border. A quintessential cottage garden plant which is always popular with pollinating insects. This cultivar also holds an RHS Award of Garden Merit. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 40cm (39").

 

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    • 1 x 2 litre potted anemone plant

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted anemone plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £19.99

Osteospermum 'Tresco Purple' (Hardy)

Osteospermum 'Nairobi Purple', African Daisy, Cape Daisy

Bold pink daisy flowers open every morning to greet the sun. Versatile and resilient, hardy Osteospermum 'Tresco Purple' will thrive in hot, dry, neglected conditions and yet is one of the longest-flowering plants in the garden! Expect vibrant summer colour and weed suppressing ground cover from this easy to grow, sun loving Cape Daisy. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 90cm (36").
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    • 3 osteospermum jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £11.99

Armeria 'Mixed'

Sea Pink, Thrift

Dense cushions of bright green foliage produce spherical flower heads set atop sturdy upright stems. Flowering the whole summer long, the colour range is glorious, from shocking pink through cerise, red, lilac and palest pink. Undemanding and easy to grow, these appealing little perennials are well suited to poorer soils and coastal conditions with a toughness that belies their beauty. Height and spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 6 armeria plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £5.99

Fuchsia 'Swingtime'

Fuchsia 'Swingtime' has large, double white frilled skirts that contrast beautifully with bold red sepals. This trailing fuchsia looks lovely as part of a mixed container or will look just as good on its own. Excellent for a long-lasting display in baskets, window boxes, Flower Pouches™ and containers. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

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

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    • 5 fuchsia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £9.99

Peony 'Coral Sunset' (Large Plant)

Paeonia lactiflora, Herbaceous Peony

Herbaceous Peonies will last a lifetime in your garden; giving late spring displays of show-stopping, ruffled blooms each year for the minimum of effort! Plant them into the middle of herbaceous borders, where they will add structure and of course, rich colours.

Peony ‘Coral Sunset’ is especially recommended for its bowl-shaped blooms, which open coral pink, changing slowly to apricot and soft yellow. Imagine all these colours on one plant at the same time! Flowering in May, border Peonies are the perfect companions for Tulips! ‘Coral Sunset’ is a gold medal winner with the American Peony Society. Height: 80cm (31"). Spread: 55cm (21").

 

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    • 1 x 3.5 litre potted peony plant

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted peony plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £24.99

Aster ericoides 'Schneetanne' (Large Plant)

Crinitaria, Microglossa

Heath Aster is a pretty little plant, which is hugely attractive to butterflies, and perfect for the wildlife garden. The prostrate, semi-trailing habit of Aster ericoides ‘Schneetanne’ is great for ground cover on banks and in borders.

Asters are perfect for keeping the garden colourful and interesting, as they provide welcome autumn colour, when all the summer bedding has faded. Height: 50cm (19"). Spread: 1m (39").

 

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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

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £16.99

Pulmonaria 'Sissinghurst White' (Large Plant)

Pulmonaria officinalis, Lungwort

Despite its unattractive common name of Lungwort, Pulmonaria is a very pretty hardy perennial for ground cover in shady corners, or beneath trees and shrubs. The foliage of Pulmonaria ‘Sissinghurst White’ is felted, and mottled in white, and accompanied by striking white flowers throughout the summer. Bees love the nectar-rich blooms of Pulmonaria, and this variety is such a reliable plant that it has been awarded an RHS Award of Garden Merit. Excellent for cottage gardens and woodland plantings. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted pulmonaria plant

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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted pulmonaria plants

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    • £16.99

Vinca major

Greater Periwinkle

Periwinkle is one of the toughest plants money can buy, producing plants that flower relentlessly throughout the summer. Periwinkle is a vigorous, low growing shrub, which thrives in almost any garden position, from full sun to the darkest, shady corners.

The ground-covering stems of Vinca major provide evergreen, dark green foliage that can help to beat the weeds, with inky blue flowers from April to September! Vinca are perfect for filling those tricky areas of the garden where little else grows. Height: 45cm (18") Spread: 75cm (30").

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    • 1 x 9cm potted vinca major plant

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted vinca major plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £16.99

Hosta 'Fragrant Blue' (Large Plant)

Plantain Lily

This is a particularly eye-catching variety with chalky-blue foliage that retains its colour throughout the season. From July to August, the delicately scented, mauve pink flowers offer the perfect complement to the heart shaped foliage. In moist soils, this low growing hardy perennial forms dense ground cover. Hosta 'Fragrant Blue' is perfect for the front of borders, woodland planting schemes, or in the damp soil at the edge of ponds. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 100cm (39").

 

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    • 1 x 2 litre potted hosta plant

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £13.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted hosta plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £21.99

Eryngium 'Neptune's Gold'

Sea Holly

The plant everyone's talking about! Eryingium 'Neptune's Gold' is the kind of breeding breakthrough that doesn't come along every day; a true colour break - the world's first golden Sea Holly! Selected in Wales from a batch of seedlings, this unique specimen still retains the iconic blue flower tones of Eryngium, but also takes on a stunning golden sheen - just like Neptune's crown! This superb perennial was Voted Best New Product at the recent Grower of the Year awards 2015. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 40cm (16").
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    • 1 x 9cm potted eryngium plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted eryngium plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £19.99

Iberis sempervirens (Large Plant)

Candytuft, Iberis commutata

Sprays of white, fragrant blooms smother the evergreen foliage of this Candytuft. Iberis sempervirens thrives in poor soils making this RHS AGM variety particularly useful for ground cover in rockeries and on top of walls. This shrubby perennial is equally at home in the front of borders where it will attract beneficial insects to its scented flowers. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 50cm (20").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted iberis plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £14.99

Viola sororia 'Freckles' (Large Plant)

Violet

Quite unlike any other variety, Viola sororia ‘Freckles’ bears violet-purple, speckled flowers from spring through to summer. The unusual blooms are carried above neat clumps of heart shaped, deep-green foliage. This memorable Violet will self-seed freely, dotting its offspring around the garden to provide welcome surprises the following spring! Perfect for growing in containers, rockeries or planted into crevices between paving. Height: 10cm (4"). Spread: 20cm (8").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted viola plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £14.99