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Herbaceous Border Plants


The herbaceous border is a classic feature of English gardens and is a great way to achieve a cottage garden feel. Herbaceous plants die back in the winter and become dormant, before resuming growth in the spring. Our extensive range of herbaceous perennial plants offers excellent value for money, whether you’re looking for something tall and airy, wildlife-friendly or highly fragrant. Read our article on how to plant and grow perennial plants for more information.

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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

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    • Worth £34.95 - SAVE* £19.96  
    • £14.99
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Phlox Mixed (Creeping)

Phlox subulata, Moss Phlox

  • Excellent ground cover
  • Evergreen

This variety is evergreen, with a height of no more than 15-25cm. Each plant can spread up to 45cm across and will form spreading mats of mid-green leaves which, from June to September, are smothered with flowers. These plants are very versatile; equally at home on the rockery as well as in the border where they do an excellent job in suppressing weeds. Supplied as 40mm plugs.

 

SPECIAL OFFER: Save with order code VMNE0961XZ

Offer ends midnight, Monday 26th June 2016. One special price pack per order. Cannot be used with any other offer code or promotional vouchers. Normal P&P charges apply.

 


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    • 5 phlox plug plants

    • Despatch: by end of July 2017
    • Just £2.99 with order code VMNE0961XZ  
    • £9.99
    • 10 phlox plug plants

    • Despatch: by end of July 2017
    • Just £4.99 with order code VMNE0961XZ  
    • £14.98
    • 20 phlox plug plants

    • Despatch: by end of July 2017
    • Just £7.99 with order code VMNE0961XZ  
    • £19.96

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 August 2017
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    • £9.99
    • 10 helianthemum plug plants - 2 of each variety

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

    • Despatch: by end of August 2017
    • Half Price - SAVE* £19.98  
    • £19.98

Alstroemeria Collection

Peruvian Lily

Exotic blooms produced over an exceptionally long period make Alstroemeria flowers excellent for cutting. Easy to grow, these hardy perennials make exceptional border plants to had height and interest to any display. Our collection has been put together to bring you three of the very best of these special plants. You will receive one each of the following: Alstroemeria ‘Sirius’ - peachy pink flowers are held high on sturdy stems. Alstroemeria ‘Mars’ - a Peruvian Lily with hot, tropical red colouring. Alstroemeria ‘Saturne’ - bring you a striking summer splash of peaches and yellows to brighten up indoor or outdoor displays. Height: 140cm (55"). Spread: 75cm (30").
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    • 3 bare root alstroemeria plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: by end of January 2018
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    • £10.00
    • 9 bare root alstroemeria plants - 3 of each variety

    • Despatch: by end of January 2018
    • HALF PRICE - Worth £30  
    • £15.00
    • 18 bare root alstroemeria plants - 6 of each variety

    • Despatch: by end of January 2018
    • SAVE £35 - Worth £60  
    • £25.00

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 August 2017
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    • £9.99
    • 10 primula plug plants

    • Despatch: by end of August 2017
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    • £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

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    • £11.97
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    • 30 bare root lupin plants - 10 of each variety

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    • £17.94
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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

    • Despatch: by end of July 2017
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    • £14.99
    • 6 delphinium plug plants

    • Despatch: by end of July 2017
    • SAVE* £10  
    • £19.98

Alstroemeria 'Butterfly Hybrids'

Peruvian Lily

Specially selected from the well known ‘Ligtu Hybrids’, bringing together the best shades of pink and purple Peruvian Lilies. Alstroemeria ‘Butterfly Hybrids’ make fabulous cut flowers, adding a tropical theme to vases and bouquets. These hardy perennials are undemanding, returning year after year to fill your containers and borders with their beautiful blooms. Height and spread: 60cm (24”). Supplied as plug plants.

SPECIAL OFFER: Save with order code VMNE0963XZ

Offer ends midnight, Wednesday 28th June 2017. One special price pack per order. Cannot be used with any other offer code or promotional vouchers. Normal P&P charges apply.

 


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    • 3 alstroemeria plug plants

    • Despatch: by end of July 2017
    • Just £1.99 with order code VMNE0963XZ  
    • £9.99
    • 6 alstroemeria plug plants

    • Despatch: by end of July 2017
    • Just £3.69 with order code VMNE0963XZ  
    • £19.98 £5.00

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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    • 12 heuchera plug plants - 2 of each variety

    • Despatch: by end of August 2017
    • SAVE* £30  
    • £24.94

Meconopsis baileyi 'Hensol Violet'

Himalayan Blue Poppy, Tibetan Blue Poppy, Meconopsis betonicifolia

Discovered at Hensol House in Scotland, Meconopsis baileyi 'Hensol Violet' is a special addition to any garden. Normally known as the Himalayan Blue Poppy, this Meconopsis is highly unusual in producing stunning violet-blue petals, which look as if they have been painted. Blooming in early summer, this exquisite hardy perennial is best grown in moist, semi-shaded borders and woodland gardens, where it will return year after year. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 30cm (12"). Supplied in 9cm pots.
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    • 1 meconopsis plants in 9cm pots

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    • £8.49
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    • 2 meconopsis plant in 9cm pot

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    • £12.98
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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.


SPECIAL OFFER: now just £5

Offer ends midnight, Monday 22nd May 2017. Cannot be used with promotional vouchers. Normal P&P changes apply.

 


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    • 72 perennial plug tray plants

    • Despatch: by end of September 2017
    • Now just £5
      Worth £83.88  
    • £19.99 £5.00