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Plug Plants


Plug plants give great value for money and months of pleasure. You'll receive your plants by post at the right time for planting to ensure that you get the most from them. Also look out for great plug plant offers throughout the spring season on our Special Offers page and view our Top 10 plug plants article for further information on the varieties we offer.



We have found 26 products.
 

Marigold 'French Vanilla' F1 Hybrid (Garden Ready)

Tagetes erecta

  • The fast-track to a hassle-free garden - just plant, water and enjoy!
  • Quality plants delivered to your door, hardened off and ready to plant out
  • Fully-grown, super-robust, healthy plants
Our garden ready plants are selected for garden performance, straight from the nursery. We send them to you 'green' ahead of flowering (but please note some varieties may show a few blooms), which means plants will establish quickly and all their energy goes into producing better roots, so they produce more flowers throughout the season.

At last something different to the usual colour spectrum of orange and lemon - a real creamy white flowered African marigold! Marigold 'French Vanilla' is a triumph in plant breeding, producing masses of large blooms up to 7.5cm (3") across that are absolutely pure in colour. Better still, it has less of the pungent marigold smell than its cousins. A definite improvement! Perfect for bringing a contemporary twist to beds, borders and containers. Height and spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 30 marigold garden ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
    • Immediate despatch!  
    • £14.99 £7.99

Lavender 'Munstead'

Lavandula angustifolia, English Lavender

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This neat, compact variety of English lavender bears masses of dark purple-blue flower spikes. The fragrant stems of Lavender 'Munstead' are ideal for cutting or drying, and the nectar-rich flowers are particularly attractive to bees. Lavender makes an excellent low hedge or path edging where the perfume can be appreciated as you brush past the aromatic evergreen foliage. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 60cm (24").

 

Culinary note: Lavender flowers are edible.

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

Useful links:

Gardening news: Top 10 evergreen shrubs

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    • 6 lavender plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £5.99
    • 24 lavender plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2015
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    • £9.99

Salvia splendens 'Blaze of Fire' (Garden Ready)

Scarlet Sage, Salvia splendens 'Fireball'

  • The fast-track to a hassle-free garden - just plant, water and enjoy!
  • Quality plants delivered to your door, hardened off and ready to plant out
  • Fully-grown, super-robust, healthy plants
Our garden ready plants are selected for garden performance, straight from the nursery. We send them to you 'green' ahead of flowering (but please note some varieties may show a few blooms), which means plants will establish quickly and all their energy goes into producing better roots, so they produce more flowers throughout the season.

Plumes of brilliant scarlet flowers above neat, compact plants make this one of the most famous and striking summer annual bedding plants. Flowering early and continuing over a long period, Salvia 'Blaze of Fire' provides excellent value and bold impact in long lasting bedding displays, window boxes and containers. Height and spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 30 salvia garden ready plants

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    • £14.99 £7.99
    • Out of stock

Tomato 'Sungold'

Solanum lycopersicum L.

 Customer Rating
  • Celebrating 20 years of the sweetest tomato, as voted by gardeners
  • Bite-sized orange fruits

Cordon.

An outstanding cordon cherry tomato for glasshouse or outdoor culture. Tomato 'Sungold' has an exceptionally high sugar content, which easily rivals 'Gardeners Delight', making its attractive, golden-orange fruit irresistibly sweet and juicy. The high yields of delicious thin-skinned fruit (each approximately 13g) are ideal for salads or as a tasty snack. This popular variety also has good resistance to tobacco mosaic virus and fusarium wilt. A hardy nature ensures this vigorous performer will crop well into winter in a cool greenhouse. Height: 200cm (79"). Spread: 50cm (20").

Tomato 'Sungold' plants are delivered from late April for growing under glass and from late May for growing outdoors.


Please note: Delivery is subject to plant size, and adverse growing conditions during production may delay despatch schedules.


Companion planting: Try growing tomatoes with French marigolds to deter whitefly, and basil, chives or mint to deter aphids and other pests.



Useful links:

How to grow tomatoesHow to stop blight
Tomato selector guideCompanion Planting

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    • 5 tomato Postiplug plants (greenhouse planting)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £11.99
    • 5 tomato Postiplug plants (outdoor planting)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £11.99
    • 5 x 7cm potted tomato plants (garden ready)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 10 tomato Postiplug plants (greenhouse planting)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £15.99
    • 10 tomato Postiplug plants (outdoor planting)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £15.99

Tomato 'Losetto'

Solanum lycopersicum L.

 Customer Rating
  • The first blight-resistant basket tomato
  • Extra-long cropping period

Basket/ Container.

The first of its kind! An outstanding new cascading bush tomato with built-in blight resistance. Producing masses of sweet and juicy cherry tomatoes that can be harvested over a long period from July to September. Perfect for containers or planters in the greenhouse or on the patio, but can also be planted in a sunny spot in the garden. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

Please note: Delivery is subject to plant size, and adverse growing conditions during production may delay despatch schedules.


Companion planting: Try growing tomatoes with French marigolds to deter whitefly, and basil, chives or mint to deter aphids and other pests.



Useful links:

How to grow tomatoesHow to stop blight
Tomato selector guideCompanion Planting

More info
    • 5 tomato Postiplug plants (greenhouse planting)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £11.99
    • 5 tomato Postiplug plants (outdoor planting)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
    •  
    • £11.99
    • 10 tomato Postiplug plants (greenhouse planting)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £15.99
    • 10 tomato Postiplug plants (outdoor planting)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £15.99

Tomato 'Sweet Aperitif'

Solanum lycopersicum L.

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Cordon

With its multi branching habit, this red skinned cherry tomato produces excellent yields of delicious, bite sized fruits. Each fruit weighs approximately 12g and when grown in the greenhouse over a long period, up to 500 thin-skinned, shiny red cherry fruits are produced per plant - that’s about 6kg (13 lbs)! Tomato ‘Sweet Aperitif’ has a high sugar content and just the right amount of acidity which combine beautifully for a sweet, but refreshing flavour. This cordon variety can be grown in the greenhouse, or in a sheltered, sunny spot outdoors. Height: 200cm (79"). Spread: 50cm (20").


Companion planting: Try growing tomatoes with French marigolds to deter whitefly, and basil, chives or mint to deter aphids and other pests.



Useful links:

How to grow tomatoesHow to stop blightTomato selector guide
Press Release: The sweetest tomato you’ll ever taste - or your money back

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    • 5 tomato Postiplug plants (greenhouse planting)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £5.99
    • 5 tomato Postiplug plants (outdoor planting)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 5 x 7cm potted tomato plants (garden ready)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £8.99
    • 10 tomato Postiplug plants (greenhouse planting)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
    •  
    • £7.99
    • 10 tomato Postiplug plants (outdoor planting)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
    •  
    • £7.99
    • 10 x 7cm potted tomato plants (garden ready)

    • Despatch:
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    • £5.99
    • Out of stock

Chrysanthemum 'Bumper Pack'

Subtle autumnal shades harmonise with striking, bold colours in this outstanding chrysanthemum collection. A bold combination of tall, half hardy varieties with reflexed and incurved petals, mixed with lower growing, hardy chrysanthemums that form neat mounds of colour. Savour the colourful shades of these magnificent perennials in your autumn garden when summer bedding plants have faded away. Their vibrant blooms also make excellent and long lasting cut flowers. Height: Up to 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18").


Chrysanthemum collection contains 5 plants each of:
Incurved Mixed – Sturdy stems bear rounded blooms with magnificent incurved petals.
Hardy Patio Mixed – Well branched plants produce rounded domes of colour.
Decorative Mixed – Backward facing petals create colourful flower heads on strong stems.


Companion planting: Try growing Chrysanthemums with chives, whose aromatic leaves will deter aphids.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 15 chrysanthemum Postiplug plants - 5 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • Save £10.98  
    • £29.97 £18.99

Buddleja 'Buzz™ Indigo'

Buddleja davidii, Buddleia, Butterfly Bush

  • Order early - limited stocks
Our sensational patio Buddlejas are taking the gardening world by storm - and here’s a brand new colour to add to the range! Dusky, deep blue flowers smother the short, bushy stems of Dwarf Buddleja Buzz™ Indigo', attracting clouds of butterflies to its nectar rich blooms. This lovely compact shrub is 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 buddleja jumbo plug plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
    • SAVE £1  
    • £7.99 £6.99
    • 2 buddleja jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 3 buddleja jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £16.99
    • 4 buddleja jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
    • SAVE £1.99  
    • £19.98 £17.99

Chrysanthemum 'Incurved Mixed'

Sturdy stems bear rounded blooms with magnificent incurved petals that are perfect for long-lasting flower arrangements. Savour the colour of these magnificent half hardy chrysanthemums in your autumn garden when summer bedding plants have faded away. This vibrant collection will reward you with flamboyant blooms right through until the frosts. Disbudding the stems will produce fewer, but larger blooms, or let them grow naturally for a mass of smaller flowers. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18").


Companion planting: Try growing Chrysanthemums with chives, whose aromatic leaves will deter aphids.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

More info
    • 5 chrysanthemum Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99

Mint Plant Collection

Mentha suaveolens, Mentha x piperita, Mentha x gentilis, Mentha x piperita subsp. citrata, Mentha x gracilis, Mentha rotundifolia

Enjoy the fresh flavour of home grown mint picked straight from your herb garden. This aromatic collection comprises seven different varieties for a taste sensation! Dot them throughout sunny borders or plant them in large patio containers. Plant different varieties of mint separately around the garden, to prevent them cross pollinating and retain their individual and distinctive flavours.

Mint Plant Collection comprises 1 plant each:
Applemint
Chocolate
Ginger
Pineapple
Peppermint
Grapefruit mint


Useful links:

How to grow herbs


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

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    • 6 mint jumbo plug plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £12.99

Chrysanthemum 'Hardy Patio Mixed'

  • NEW for 2012

As the days shorten, these shimmering chrysanthemums come into their own. Bright colours and long-lasting blooms give a real boost to the autumn garden when many things are looking tired. This collection of hardy perennial patio Mums will reward you with rounded domes of colour from September right through until the first frosts. Superb for growing in borders and containers, and the sturdy stems make excellent cut flowers too. Our young plants are supplied as a mix of 4 named varieties. Height: 100cm (39"). Spread: 60cm (24").


Companion planting: Try growing Chrysanthemums with chives, whose aromatic leaves will deter aphids.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 5 chrysanthemum Postiplug plants - 1 of each colour

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99

Chrysanthemum 'Decorative Mixed'

Tall stems bear wide blooms that are perfect for long-lasting flower arrangements. Savour the colour of these magnificent half hardy chrysanthemums in your autumn garden when summer bedding plants have faded away. This vibrant collection will reward you with dazzling blooms right through until the frosts. Disbudding the stems will produce fewer, but larger blooms, or let them grow naturally for a mass of smaller flowers. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18").


Companion planting: Try growing Chrysanthemums with chives, whose aromatic leaves will deter aphids.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

More info
    • 5 chrysanthemum Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99