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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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Osteospermum 'Oasis'

Osteospermum 'Oasis' produces sparkling butter yellow flowers en masse, each one delicately highlighted with a central zone of mauve, just like an oasis in the desert. This cape daisy requires very little effort for worthwhile results. Osteospermums are ideal planted in patio pots, baskets or window boxes or used as ground cover for an impressive summer display. Height and spread: 40cm (16"). Supplied as plug plants.

Culinary information: The bright coloured flowers can be used as a garnish or in ice cubes to add an extra dimension to summer drinks. 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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    • 20 perennial bare roots

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    • Worth £34.95 - SAVE* £19.96  
    • £14.99

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.

 

 


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    • 5 phlox plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2017
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    • £9.99
    • 10 phlox plug plants

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    • £14.98
    • 20 phlox plug plants

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    • £19.96
    • 50 phlox plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2017
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    • £37.90

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

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    • £14.98
    • 20 helianthemum plug plants - 4 of each variety

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

Spectacular Perennials Collection

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A new collection of 12 stunning hardy perennials - just perfect for creating a cottage garden or filling in gaps in your borders! These popular 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.


  • Collection comprises:
  • Aquilegia 'Mrs Scott Elliott' - Pretty blooms in a range of attractive colours, are carried on delicate wiry stems. Height: 60cm.
  • Achillea 'Cassis' - Broad plates of tiny cherry red blooms are held on tall wavering stems. Height: 60cm.
  • Delphinium 'Magic Fountains' - Compact spires reaching only 1 metre tall. Height: 100cm.
  • Verbena 'Buenos Aires' - Tall, swaying, branched plants with clusters of fl owers. Ht. 2m.
  • Echinacea 'Nectar Pink' - In a beautiful shade of rose-pink. Height: 70cm.
  • Dianthus 'Arctic Fire' - Makes stunning ground cover and looks superb as a path edging. Height: 20cm.
  • Coreopsis 'Early Sunrise' - Golden yellow, semi double flowers that attract bees and butterflies. Height: 45cm.
  • Eryngium 'Blue Hobbit' - A useful plant for coastal areas and hot, dry sites. Height: 90cm.
  • Foxglove 'Sugar Plum' - Rich coloured flowers with beautiful lilac petals bearing deep purple throats, great for attracting bees! Ht. 120-150cm.
  • Gaura lindheimeri 'Sparkle White' - Hundreds of white 'butterfly' flowers on bushy plants - create your own flowering summer hedge! Ht. 40cm.
  • Doronicum 'Little Leo' - Compact plant with bright yellow daisy flowers. Ht. 35cm.
  • Verbascum x hybrida 'Southern Charm' - Spires of flowers in soft pastel shades, great in borders. Ht. 90cm.

Please note: savings shown are based on price of individual varieties.

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

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    • 72 perennial plug tray plants - 6 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of June 2017
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    • £19.88
    • 144 perennial plug tray plants - 12 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of June 2017
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    • £29.76

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 May 2017
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    • £9.99
    • 10 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.

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    • 15 bare root lupin plants - 5 of each variety

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    • 30 bare root lupin plants - 10 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

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

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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.

 

 


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    • 3 alstroemeria plug plants

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    • 6 alstroemeria plug plants

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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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    • 2 meconopsis plant in 9cm pot

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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.


 


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    • 72 perennial plug tray plants

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