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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 17 products.
 

Phlox Collection (Creeping)

Phlox subulata, Phlox douglasii, Moss Phlox

 Customer Rating
  • Fragrant ground cover
Delicate in appearance but tough in character, these spreading evergreen perennials soften the edges of paths and grow in dry rockeries or on sunny banks and slopes. Perfect for creating colourful, weed smothering, ground cover. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 50cm (20").
  • Collection comprises:
  • Phlox subulata 'Candy Stripes'
  • Phlox douglassi 'Red Admiral'
  • Phlox subulata 'Fort Hill'
  • Phlox subulata 'Scarlet Flame'
  • Phlox subulata 'Emerald Cushion Blue'
More info
    • 5 phlox Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 10 phlox Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2015
    • SAVE £5.99  
    • £23.98 £17.99

Penstemon 'Dark Towers'

Dark bronze semi-evergreen foliage makes the perfect backdrop for the tubular, bright pink flowers of Penstemon ‘Dark Towers’. Blooming from midsummer until the first frosts, the long lasting flowers are irresistible to pollinating insects, adding colour to borders long after other summer flowering perennials have faded. This resilient, carefree hardy perennial is undemanding and easy to grow, tolerating almost any position in the garden, regardless of rain or drought, and even resisting slug damage! Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 40cm (16"). More info
    • 3 penstemon jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 6 penstemon jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
    • SAVE £8.99  
    • £25.98 £16.99

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

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
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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

Meconopsis 'Lingholm'

Himalayan Blue Poppy

 Customer Rating
A perennial wow factor for a difficult, damp shady corner. I just love the indescribable blue colour of Meconopsis blooms; once seen, never forgotten! This specially selected strain acts as a perennial too, lasting in the garden for many years. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 50cm (20").
More info
    • 2 meconopsis jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 4 meconopsis jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £17.99

Giant Geranium Collection

Pelargonium

  • The biggest geraniums you'll ever find

Enormous heads of bloom with exceptional weather resistance make these giant geraniums stand out from the rest! Raised from cuttings, these plants have increased vigour and abundant flowers that persist throughout summer if deadheaded regularly. Fantastic for creating dramatic patio displays or filling gaps in borders. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 50cm (20").


Although technically perennial, Pelargoniums are only half hardy and therefore normally treated as annuals in the UK. However, with care, they may be overwintered in a frost free greenhouse.
  • Collection comprises:
  • Geranium 'Octavia Hill' - Bold scarlet
  • Geranium 'Salmon Princess' - Delicate candy pink.
  • Geranium 'Sassa' - Dark pink.
  • Geranium 'Flower Fairy Berry' - Rich cerise pink.
  • Geranium 'Maestro Salmon' - Dark pink.
More info
    • 5 geranium jumbo plug plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 15 geranium jumbo plug plants - 3 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £19.99
    • 30 geranium jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • SAVE £53.95  
    • £83.94 £29.99
    • 100 geranium jumbo plug plants - 20 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • SAVE £129.81  
    • £199.80 £69.99

Geranium 'Octavia Hill'

Pelargonium, Zonal Geranium, Zonal Pelargonium

Enormous heads of scarlet blooms with exceptional weather resistance make these giant geraniums stand out from the rest! Raised from cuttings, Geranium 'Octavia Hill' has increased vigour and abundant flowers that persist throughout summer if deadheaded regularly. Fantastic for creating dramatic patio displays or filling gaps in borders. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 45cm (18").
Although technically perennial, Pelargoniums are only half hardy and therefore normally treated as annuals in the UK. However, with care, they may be overwintered in a frost free greenhouse.
More info
    • 5 geranium jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99

Tomato 'Sweet Aperitif'

Solanum lycopersicum L.

 Customer Rating

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

More info
    • 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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    • £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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    • £7.99
    • 10 tomato Postiplug plants (outdoor planting)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £15.99
    • 10 x 7cm potted tomato plants (garden ready)

    • Despatch:
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    • £5.99
    • Out of stock

Meconopsis Duo

Himalayan Blue Poppy, Tibetan Poppy

These stunning Himalayan poppies are a 'must have' in the garden! Silky petals in shades of white or blue surround golden yellow stamens to form clear, single blooms up to 10cm (4") across. Forming a basal rosette of hairy leaves, Meconopsis makes a captivating feature planted en masse in woodland gardens and moist, shady borders.


  • Collection comprises 4 jumbo plugs each of:
  • Meconopsis 'Lingholm' – A captivating short-lived perennial bearing spectacular, single clear blue poppy flowers, up to 10cm (4") across. Incredibly popular, this Himalayan blue poppy is ideal for moist shady borders. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 50cm (20").
  • Meconopsis baileyi 'Alba' - Rarely seen, this stunning white form of the Himalayan blue poppy is a real eye-catcher in late spring and early summer. Although often short-lived, this Meconopsis makes a stunning feature when planted en masse. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 50cm (20").
More info
    • 8 meconopsis jumbo plugs - 4 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
    • SAVE £8.99  
    • £33.98 £24.99

Fuchsia 'Dark Eyes'

  • New in 2015
Voluptuous folds of violet blue petals that contrast dramatically with the crimson sepals. Fuchsia 'Dark Eyes' forms an upright bushy plant that is just perfect for filling patio containers. This RHS AGM variety will create a dazzling and long lasting display that you can enjoy all summer long. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 50cm (20").

Useful links:

How to grow fuchsias


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

More info
    • 5 fuchsia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99

Fuchsia 'White King'

  • New in 2015
The purest white blooms of any double-flowered variety, Fuchsia 'White King' is ideal for brightening shady corners where the pale blooms will seemingly glow in the dark! The huge 12cm (5") blooms on these trailing fuchsia plants are the perfect showy addition for hanging baskets and tall containers. Easy-care fuchsias thrive in sun or shade. Height and spread: 50cm (20in).

Useful links:

How to grow fuchsias


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

More info
    • 5 fuchsia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 10 fuchsia Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £14.99

Dianthus 'Blackjack'

Carnation

  • New in 2015

New modern cut-flower quality carnation plants packing the heavenly scent of antique varieties! Modern breeding work has seen the unmistakable scent of carnations all but disappear in the search for longer, cut flower-quality stems. Fortunately Carnation ‘Blackjack' bucks that trend. Not only does it offer a unique colour combination, the near black blooms also bring punchy clove-like fragrance to the garden. A perfect border carnation, it also performs well in containers. Originally planned for the commercial cut flower market, you won't be disappointed by the endless supply of fresh stems either! Keep the colour and scent in the garden or use Dianthus ‘Blackjack' as your very own cut flower carnation. Height and spread: 50cm (20").


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

More info
    • 5 dianthus pencil plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 10 dianthus pencil plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2016
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    • £17.99

Tomato 'Cherrola' F1 Hybrid

Solanum lycopersicum L.

Cordon.

Tomato 'Cherrola' bears long trusses of up to 20 well-spaced, dark red fruits weighing on average 20g (¾oz)! This delicious cherry tomato has an excellent balance of sweetness and acidity giving the fruits an outstanding flavour. Delicious in salads and sandwiches or eaten straight from the garden as a snack! This heavy cropping cordon variety is suitable for growing outside or under glass where it will ripen particularly early. Height: 200cm (79"). Spread: 50cm (20").

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 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch:
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    • £11.99
    • Out of stock