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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.



We have found 242 products.
 

Periwinkle 'Collection'

Vinca

Periwinkle is one of the toughest plants you’ll find, flowering relentlessly throughout the summer months in lovely shades of purple, pink and white. This vigorous low growing shrub thrives in virtually any garden position, from full sun to the darkest, shady corners. The clump forming stems provide evergreen dark green and variegated foliage that makes useful, weed suppressing ground cover. This colourful collection of Vinca major are perfect for filling those tricky areas of the garden where little else grows.
  • Collection comprises:
  • Vinca major ‘Variegata’ - Sky blue flowers set against variegated foliage. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 75cm (30").
  • Vinca minor ‘Atropurpurea’ - Deep plummy purple flowers. Height: 20cm (8") Spread: 50cm (19").
  • Vinca minor f. alba ‘Gertrude Jekyll’ - Profuse white flowers, carried on compact plants. Height: 20cm (8") Spread: 50cm (19").
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    • 6 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £16.99
    • Out of stock
    • 12 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £24.99
    • Out of stock

Fuchsia 'Pink Elephant'

  • World Exclusive
The double flowers of Fuchsia 'Pink Elephant' unfurl from long, rose-like buds to reveal layer upon layer of sumptuous pale pink ruffles. With a gentle cascading habit, this lovely half-hardy fuchsia makes a spectacular summer display in hanging baskets, flower pouches® and containers. 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

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £10.99
    • 10 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £15.99

Geum 'Double Sunrise'

Avens

A cheerful new Geum with gorgeous, double yellow blooms, which rise above clumps of foliage on thin, wiry stems. This free-flowering Geum is a tough and reliable addition to perennial borders where it will bloom non-stop from early summer right through until early autumn. The vibrant yellow blooms of Geum 'Double Sunrise' also make fantastic cut flowers for a vase indoors. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 bareroot plant

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £10.99

Geum 'Flames of Passion'

Avens

Soft red, semi-double blooms with contrasting yellow anthers are borne above neat clumps of bright green foliage. From early summer through until early autumn Geum 'Flames of Passion' produces a profusion of fruity blooms on elegant, burgundy stems, which are ideal for cutting and adding to posies and vase arrangements indoors. Compact and easy-to-grow, this Geum is a fantastic addition to the front of perennial borders where it will produce a prolific and reliable display every year. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 40cm (16"). More info
    • 1 bareroot plant

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £10.99

Fuchsia 'Giants Collection'

For hassle-free gardening, look no further than our pre-planted baskets for easy summer-long colour. We’re always on the look out for ways to make life simpler for our gardening customers. So what could be easier hanging baskets which are already planted up? We’ve taken the hard work out of creating wonderfully colourful displays - just order our pre-planted baskets of your favourite varieties and position them where you’ll most enjoy their summer colour. Then all you need to do is water them and wait!

Turbo-charged trailing fuchsias, that are guaranteed to give a stunning display. Giant frilled flowers of up to 10cm (4") across are produced throughout summer. The enormous blooms will leave your baskets, window boxes, Flower Pouches™ and containers literally dripping in a carnival of colour. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18"). Hanging Basket: 27cm diameter.
  • Collection comprises:
  • Fuchsia ‘Bella Rosella’ - Double blooms in shades of pink hang from cascading stems.
  • Fuchsia ‘Bicentennial’ - Flamboyant, frilly blooms in an unusual shade of orange.
  • Fuchsia 'Quasar' - Double mauve blooms with pure white sepals create a dramatic summer spectacle.
  • Fuchsia 'Seventh Heaven' - Bold flamingo pink flowers with contrasting pale pink sepals .
  • Fuchsia ‘Voodoo’ - Dark and mysterious double blooms, with fold upon fold of rich purple petals.

 

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    • 1 x garden-ready basket with 5 plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2015
    • Add a 2nd basket for just £9.99  
    • £19.99

Rose Lily Grass

Rhodohypoxis

Dainty, jasmine-like flowers in two shades of pink erupt in profusion above short clumps of lance-shaped foliage in late spring, followed by flushes of flowers throughout the summer. Giving a long-lasting display throughout the summer months, these starry gems also have a delicate sweet fragrance. Each Rose Lily Grass plug plant contains more than one bulblet for prolific flowering in borders, rock gardens and containers. Although fully hardy, Rhodohypoxis will need protection from winter wet. Height and spread: 15cm (6"). More info
    • 1 jumbo plug plant

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

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • SAVE £18.98  
    • £35.97 £16.99

Polyanthus eliator 'Crescendo® Mixed' F1 Hybrid

Primula, Oxlip

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  • Best In Class for polyanthus click here for details
  • Polyanthus are a majestic spring container choice
  • RHS Award of Garden Merit

Give your garden a dose of springtime magic and banish the winter gloom. Polyanthus 'Crescendo®' paints a rainbow of colour with its large blooms in bright colours making bold splashes in pots, window boxes and borders.The flowers are long-lasting, fragrant and produced in abundance upon strong stems which are held above neat rosettes of foliage. With excellent winter hardiness and superior disease resistance, you can expect repeat performances year after year. By far the best bedding polyanthus available.

 

Culinary note: Primula flowers are edible.

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

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    • 36 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 72 plug plants

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

Penstemon 'Wedding Bells' Mixed

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  • World Exclusive
Penstemon cobaea 'Wedding Bells' (also known as Orchestra Mixed) combines some of the best penstemons from T&M's own breeding programme. Satin, bell-shaped flowers in a variety of bright colours and patterns are carried over a particularly long flowering period, above glossy, semi-evergreen foliage. A fantastic alternative to Antirrhinums (snapdragons) in annual bedding schemes, these compact penstemon plants boast large flowers and superb weather resistance. Easy to maintain, these hardy perennials are also attractive to bees. Height: 50cm (18"). Spread: 45cm (18").

Useful links:

Gardening news: Move over marigolds... new bedding plants fly in the face of tradition

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    • 6 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £5.99
    • 12 plug plants

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

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • SAVE £7.50  
    • £14.99 £7.49
    • 48 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • SAVE £10.00  
    • £19.99 £9.99

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 plug plants

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

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
    • SAVE £5.99  
    • £19.98 £13.99
    • 48 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
    • SAVE £20.97  
    • £39.96 £18.99

Heuchera 'Patchwork' Mix

Coral Flower, Coral Bells

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  • Mail Order Exclusive
Sprays of delicate, tiny flowers float on wiry stems above neat mounds of vibrant foliage. Prized for their colourful leaves, these versatile semi-evergreen perennials make excellent drifts of ground cover, adding a distinctive splash of colour to the front of borders, or even brightening winter containers. Their airy blooms attract bees and are also useful as cut flowers. Height and spread: 40cm (16”).
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    • 3 Postiplugs

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • + FREE £5 voucher  
    • £16.99
    • 6 Postiplugs

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • + FREE £5 voucher  
    • £19.99

Aubrieta 'Royal Mixed'

Aubretia

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These tough little plants will thrive in the poorest of soils, forming dense mats of evergreen foliage. Aubretia 'Royal Mixed' produces masses of colourful flowers in spring that will brighten rockeries, spill from containers and creep through cracks in walls and paving. Height: 10cm (4”); spread 60cm (24”).
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    • 36 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £10.99
    • 72 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • Double up from 36 to 72 for £5 extra  
    • £21.98 £15.99

Buddleja 'Buzz™ Magenta'

Buddleja davidii, Buddleia, Butterfly Bush

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  • T&M exclusive breeding
  • The best plant to attract butterflies to your garden
  • Dwarf patio buddleja - won't take over your garden
  • 15cm (6in) flowers the size of usual buddlejas, but plants are half the size
  • Long-flowering, brightly-coloured blooms attract butterflies
  • Easy to grow and problem-free
  • Plants last more than 10 years
  • Customer favourite

A new twist on a much-loved garden favourite, 'Buzz'™ is the world's first patio buddleja! These attractive, compact plants are loved by bees and butterflies, but won't take over your garden. Buddleja 'Buzz™ Magenta' is easy to grow and problem-free with a super long-flowering period. Perfectly proportioned for patio pots and smaller gardens. Height and spread: 120cm (47”).


Useful links:

How to grow Buddleja Buzz™

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    • 1 jumbo plug plant

    • Despatch: By end of December 2014
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    • £8.99