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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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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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    • 20 perennial bare roots

    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
    • Worth £34.95 - SAVE* £19.96  
    • £14.99

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

    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
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    • £9.99
    • 10 helianthemum plug plants - 2 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
    • SAVE* £5  
    • £14.98
    • 20 helianthemum plug plants - 4 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
    • Half Price - SAVE* £19.98  
    • £19.98

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

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
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    • £9.99
    • 10 primula plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    • SAVE* £5  
    • £14.98

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

    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
    • Save* £12  
    • £11.97
    • 30 bare root lupin plants - 10 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
    • SAVE* £30  
    • £17.94

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

    • Despatch: By end of May 2017
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    • £14.99
    • 6 delphinium plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2017
    • SAVE* £10  
    • £19.98

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

    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
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    • £14.99
    • 2 bare root rose plants

    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
    • SAVE* £10  
    • £19.98

Perennial Mix Lucky Dip

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A new lucky dip selection of stunning hardy perennials - just perfect for creating a cottage garden or filling in gaps in your borders! You will receive at least 4 different varieties from our popular range - these perennial plants are exceptional value for money and will get bigger and better each year, filling your garden with colour as well as attracting bees and butterflies. Supplied as plug tray plants.

Please note: image for illustration purposes only - actual varieties may vary. Savings shown relate to prices of individual varieties.

To help you identify your plants, the green plastic tray is embossed with letters underneath each row - these letters correspond to the list supplied with your plants.



 
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    • 72 perennial plug tray plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2017
    • worth £83.88  
    • £19.99

Paeonia Lactiflora Collection

Peonia, Itoh peony

Peonies are a classic cottage garden plant. They will last a lifetime in the garden, getting bigger and better with age, so are always worth the investment. Make use of the addictively fragrant blooms from May to June in cut flower displays too. This magnificent collection comprises: ‘Sarah Bernhardt’, ‘Karl Rosenfield’ and ‘Shirley Temple’; 100g of Paeonia Fertiliser is also included. Ht. 1m. Supplied as bare root plants.

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

 

 


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    • 3 bare root peony plants + 100g paeonia fertiliser

    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
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    • £9.99
    • 6 bare root peony plants + 100g paeonia fertiliser

    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
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    • £36.94

Dianthus 'Cottage Garden Collection'

Pinks

Immerse your senses in this wonderful mix of five of our best fragrant and frilly dianthus. This beautiful collection of cottage garden favourites produces sweetly scented flowers, all summer long. Forming neat cushions of slender grey green foliage, Pinks are attractive and quick to establish. They also make excellent cut flowers – just perfect for posies and vases. Height and spread: 45cm (18”). Supplied as plug plants.

Culinary information: Use the clove like tasting petals for adding to cakes, either for flavour or decorating, suitable for soups, salads and sauces too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 10 dianthus plug plants - 2 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
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    • £17.98

Aquilegia Collection

Columbine, Granny's Bonnet, Aquilegia clematiflora

A colourful collection of the best varieties of Columbine. These easy to grow hardy perennials will quickly establish themselves in beds, borders and containers for a full display of colour and fantastic, exotic looking blooms. The collection contains: Aquilegia ‘Nora Barlow’, with layered bonnets of pink-red petals tipped with yellow-green., Aquilegia ‘Blue Barlow’, double intense blue flowers atop tall slender stems,Aquilegia ‘White Barlow’, beautiful double white flowers with just a hint of pink, Aquilegia ‘William Guinness’, with very showy black blooms with white corolla and Aquilegia ‘Black Barlow’, Dark and mysterious,nodding black blooms are carried on wiry stems above attractive lobed foliage. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 45cm (18"). More info
    • 6 aquilegia bare root plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
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    • £12.00
    • 18 aquilegia bare root plants - 3 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
    • Just £1 per plant  
    • £18.00

Rose 'Black Baccara'

Rosa

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A sensational new hybrid tea rose! Originally this dramatic variety was only available as a cut flower, but is now available to grow in your garden. Fragrant deep maroon, almost black, flowers set this apart from any other rose. Contrasts beautifully with pure yellow roses or white lilies. Height: 150cm (60") Spread:100cm (40").Bareroot plant suppled.

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

    • Despatch: By end of November 2017
    • HALF PRICE  
    • £12.99 £6.49
    • 2 bare root rose plants

    • Despatch: By end of November 2017
    • HALF PRICE  
    • £19.99 £9.98

Agapanthus Blue & White Collection

African Blue Lily

Flowering throughout summer these impressive perennials lend their stature to borders and patio containers, where their architectural seed heads continue the display well into autumn. The large spherical blooms also look magnificent in cut flower displays. In your collection you will receive the following two varieties: 'Queen of the Ocean' and 'Polar Ice'. Your bare roots should be planted at the earliest opportunity following delivery. Once planted, they will remain in their dormant state until the spring. Above ground you won't see much happening over the winter, but the roots will be establishing ready for your plants to grow away quickly once the warmer weather arrives. Height: 120cm (47"). Spread: 60cm (24"). Supplied as bare root plants.
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    • 6 bare root agapanthus plants (3 of each variety)

    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
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    • £19.98
    • 12 bare root agapanthus plants (6 of each variety)

    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
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    • £29.96