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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 27 products.
 

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 September 2015
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    • £5.99
    • 24 lavender plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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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

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    • £12.99
    • Out of stock

Penstemon 'Laura'

Phenomenal stamina and indifference to rain and drought means that Penstemon 'Laura' will flower each year for an incredible five months. Mesmerising, pink bells with satiny white throats are carried above semi evergreen foliage. These popular hardy perennials deserve prime spots in the garden or on the patio where they can really show off. Pensham penstemons also boast slug resistance and semi-evergreen foliage, giving an all round winning performance for many years. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 3 penstemon Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £9.99

Dianthus barbatus 'Messenger'

Sweet William

A cottage garden favourite with the sweetest perfume! Clusters of flowers in shades of white, pink and mauve are produced in summer on stiff upright stems. The fragrant blooms of Sweet William 'Messenger' are particularly attractive to bees and make a superb cut flower for a vase indoors. Often grown as a biennial, this short lived perennial is ideal for cottage garden borders, beds and containers. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 30cm (12").

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

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    • 36 dianthus plug plants

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    • £9.99
    • Out of stock
    • 72 dianthus plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £14.99

Tomato 'Sungold'

Solanum lycopersicum L.

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  • 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

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 '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

Marigold 'French Vanilla' F1 Hybrid

Tagetes erecta, African Marigold

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  • Customer favourite
  • Very reliable summer annual

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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    • 24 marigold plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 36 marigold plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 72 marigold plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £19.99

Salvia splendens 'Blaze of Fire'

Scarlet Sage, Salvia splendens 'Fireball'

  • Works well in patio pots
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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    • 6 salvia plug plants

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    • £4.99
    • Out of stock
    • 36 salvia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 72 salvia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • Double up 36 to 72 for £5 extra  
    • £14.99

Petunia 'Tidal Wave'

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  • Customer favourite

The sky's the limit for this spectacular climbing petunia! Masses of 10cm (4") blooms in purple, silver and pink are produced in abundance throughout summer on long lax stems. Train them upwards on a climbing frame or let them spill over low walls for a spectacular display of vibrant colour. The delicate blooms are more tolerant of wet weather than most varieties so you are guaranteed a brilliant display whatever the weather! Height: 1.9m (6'). Spread: 90cm (3').


Includes 10 Steps to Success - a step by step guide to growing your Petunia 'Tidal Wave' plants.

To make the most of your displays, try our exclusive supportive climbing frame, specially designed to help plants to climb easily.Get the best out of your petunias with our specially formulated Petunia Fertiliser - the perfect balance of nutrients to get them off to a flying start and nourish them through the summer.

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    • 12 petunia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 12 petunia plug plants + 1 tower pot

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • SAVE £6.99  
    • £31.98 £24.99
    • 36 petunia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £18.99
    • 72 petunia plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £24.99

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

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    • 5 chrysanthemum Postiplug plants

    • 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

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    • 5 chrysanthemum Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99