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Cottage Garden Plants


Cottage gardens encompass all sorts of plants, from herbaceous perennials to shrubs and annuals, all planted closely together to create an informal, random appearance. They are often valued for their attractiveness to wildlife and informal growth habit. Try growing climbing plants over arbours and throw in a few herbs and fruit plants for a genuine look! We have a fabulous range of cottage garden plants, all representing excellent value for money. For tips and advice see our guide to growing perennial plants and view our informative video.

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Hemerocallis 'Strawberry Candy'

This stunning re-blooming Hemerocallis 'Strawberry Candy' begins flowering early in the season and produces further flushes throughout the summer. With coral pink blooms which are dabbed with strawberry red centres, each is carried above dense clumps of strap-like foliage from early summer.

Like all Daylilies they are short lived, but the blooms of Hemerocallis 'Strawberry Candy' can last a full 24 hours before being replaced by new blooms the following day. Ideal for adding colour to your containers and borders, this perennial is a perfect addition to any garden requiring little care or attention.
Height and spread: 60cm (24").

Culinary note: Try day lily petals in salads, soups or cooked and served as a vegetable. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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Perennial Collection

Fill your borders with this great value collection of herbaceous perennials. Perennial plants bloom year after year from June to September, and many can also be cut and brought into the house for beautiful flower arrangements. These varieties will be ready to flower beautifully by next summer. Collection comprises Liatris (6 plants), Kniphofia (Red Hot Poker) (2), Eryngium planum (Sea Holly) (4), Lupin (4) and Echinacea purpurea (Coneflower) (4). Ht. 1m+. Supplied as bare root plants.

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Helianthemum Collection

Rock Rose, Sun Rose

Delicate, papery Rock rose flowers will bring a bright splash of colour to your garden from May to July. The spreading silver-green foliage of these drought tolerant shrubs makes ideal groundcover in coastal gardens or on sunny banks and borders. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 30cm (12"). Supplied as plug plants.

  • Collection comprises:
  • Helianthemum 'Ben Fhada' - A popular variety bearing sunshine yellow flowers with deep golden centres.
  • Helianthemum 'The Bride' - An RHS AGM variety with pure white, tissue paper blooms.
  • Helianthemum 'Pink Angel' - A double flowered variety producing ruffled rosettes of rose pink petals.
  • Helianthemum 'Ben Mohr' - Another well loved variety for its vibrant orange blooms.
  • Helianthemum 'Peachy Keen' - An overwhelming amount of peachy-pink petals.
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    • 5 helianthemum plug plants - 1 of each variety

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    • 10 helianthemum plug plants - 2 of each variety

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    • 20 helianthemum plug plants - 4 of each variety

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Lavender 'Duo Collection'

Lavandula angustifolia, English lavender

Lavender makes an excellent low hedge or edging plant. The nectar-rich blooms are particularly attractive to bees, and the fragrant stems are ideal for cutting or drying. This drought-tolerant plant thrives in sunny borders or containers. Consists of 2 varieties:
Hidcote - An evergreen, aromatic semi-shrub with narrow, silver-grey leaves and leafless stems topped with deep, purple-blue tubular flowers in summer.
Munstead - Dwarf compact variety with dense mounds of fragrant evergreen, grey-green foliage bearing deep-lavender flower spikes during summer.

Supplied as plug plants.

Useful links: How to prune lavender

Culinary information: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Click here for more details about edible flowers.

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    • 24 lavender plug tray plants - 12 of each variety

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    • 48 lavender plug tray plants - 24 of each variety

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    • 72 lavender plug tray plants - 36 of each variety

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Primula vialii

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Stately crimson-budded spikes of bloom open to lilac, giving the flowers a magical two toned effect. Ideal for damp, shady spots and simply stunning in large groups around bog gardens and woodlands. Their stout erect stems also make superb cut flowers for a pretty posy indoors. Ideal companion for Primula candelabra. Height: 60cm (24"). Supplied as 30mm plugs.

 

 


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    • 5 primula plug plants

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Lupin 'Street Party Collection'

Lupinus

  • Red, white and blue blooms
  • Long flowering period
  • Unbeatable garden performance
Vivid strong flower spikes of patriotic red, white and blue that are ideal for creating a celebratory atmosphere in your garden. The Lupin 'Street Party Collection' are long flowering and offer unbeatable performance, multiplying from year to year to give you a swathe of glorious colour. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 75cm (30"). Bareroot plants supplied.
  • Collection comprises:
  • Lupin 'My Castle' - Vibrant red blooms bring height and grandeur to summer borders.
  • Lupin 'Noble Maiden' - Pure white flower spikes that put on a magnificent display year after year with the minimum of attention.
  • Lupin 'The Governor' - Bicolour pea-like flowers are tightly packed on tall architectural spires.

Please note: savings shown are based on price of individual varieties.
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    • 15 bare root lupin plants - 5 of each variety

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Delphinium 'Highlander Moonlight'

A showstopper for your garden borders with voluptuous frilly blooms in deep lilac with apple green centres. These hardy perennials will shoot up every spring and their stems will be full of double blooms by summer. Ht. 80-100cm. Supplied as plug plants.


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    • 3 delphinium plug plants

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    • 6 delphinium plug plants

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Rose 'Blue for You'

Rosa, Rose 'Pejamblu'

The best blue rose there is and winner of an RHS AGM! This stunning floribunda rose produces semi-double blooms which are initially a purple-mauve colour but quickly fade to a pretty lilac-blue. Repeat-flowering and sweetly fragrant, Rose 'Blue for You' blooms from late spring through to early autumn and is attractive to bees. Give this compact rose pride of place in your borders or in large patio containers where the scent can be enjoyed up close. Rose flowers are also excellent for cutting. Height and spread: 80cm (31"). Bare root plant supplied.

Useful links:

How to plant and grow roses


Culinary information: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Rosehips and petals can be used in making syrups and the petals will add flavour to cold drinks or fruit dishes. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 bare root rose plant

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    • 2 bare root rose plants

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Heuchera 'Super-Six Collection'

Coral Flower, Coral Bells

Treasured for their stunning foliage, these Heucheras are some of the most vibrant we've seen yet! Including pinks, oranges, greens and purples these lively semi-evergreen perennials will ignite your garden all year round. From May to July these varieties all produce sprays of dainty flowers on tall wiry stems, which are particularly attractive to bees. Grow Heuchera 'Super-Six Collection' in containers, borders or planted in drifts as ground cover. Height and spread: 45cm (18"). Supplied as plug plants.


  • Collection comprises:
  • Heuchera 'Amethyst Myst' - Dramatic purple leaves with silver accents and red undersides, with sprays of white flowers.
  • Heuchera 'Berry Smoothie' - Vibrant raspberry-pink leaves mature to a fruity purple-pink with attractive veins, and sprays of cream flowers.
  • Heuchera 'Cherry Cola' - Vibrant red-brown leaves are topped with dense sprays of cherry-red flowers on slender stems.
  • Heuchera 'Lime Marmalade' - Intense lime green, ruffled foliage with sprays of white flowers.
  • Heuchera 'Peach Flambe' - Startling peachy orange foliage, becoming softer in summer and taking on plum tones throughout winter. White flowers.
  • Heuchera 'Hollywood' - Dark foliage with metallic veining, above which sprays of deep rose flowers are produced on tall wiry stems.

Culinary information: The leaves can be tossed in with other greens for a mixed salad, typically too bitter to eat on their own, they will add a tangy kick to an otherwise bland salad. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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Offer ends midnight, Thursday 13th April 2016. Cannot be used with promotional vouchers. Normal P&P changes apply.

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    • 12 heuchera plug plants - 2 of each variety

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Rose 'Breeder's Choice Collection'

Rosa

Who can resist the charms of these stunning bush roses? Beautiful blooms in shades of pink, red and yellow are borne on well branched shrubs throughout summer. Our Rose ‘Breeders Choice Collection’ combines our pick of the best colours and the healthiest plants to ensure a fabulous display in your garden. Perfect for dotting through summer borders or planting en masse to create a stunning rose garden. Height: 1m (3'). Spread: 60cm (24"). Supplied as bare roots.

Useful links:

How to plant and grow roses


Culinary information: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Rosehips and petals can be used in making syrups and the petals will add flavour to cold drinks or fruit dishes. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 3 bare root rose plants - 1 of each variety

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    • £24.99