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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.
Physalis alkekengi (Ground Cherry, Japanese Lantern)Grown for the intriguing papery lanterns which enclose its bright orange autumn fruits. The stems of vibrant lanterns can be cut for dried flower arrangements, or left on the plant where they add winter interest; slowly becoming ornate skeletons. This undemanding perennial is easy to grow and will thrive in most situations. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 90cm (36"). Bareroot plants supplied. More info