perennial plants - A Selection
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The deep purple flowers emerge from almost black stems and buds giving a really dramatic look.What makes this one stand out? It is more compact as others often get too tall, straggly and a lot of leaf is seen.With Purple and Bloom it is vigorous enough to create a fully bushy plant and by staying smaller it produces a much more showy plant meaning the flowers are even more dramatic and more suitable to middle of the border or a large patio container.
Salvia nemorosa 'Marcus' bears indigo flower spears protruding from mounds of fragrant foliage, creating a solid drift of colour. These compact plants are ideal for the front of cottage garden borders and wildlife gardens, where they will attract bees and butterflies but not unwelcome deer or rabbits. To prolong the flowering period of Salvias, they should be given a quick trim in midsummer. Height: 45cm (18). Spread: 45cm (18).
Showy, rich blue flowers
Indulge your senses with the exotic colour and irresistible fragrance of these cottage garden perennials. An abundance of perfumed dianthus flowers are produced throughout summer above neat mounds of silver-green foliage. Our Pinks Collection is perfect for containers or the front of borders, and make long lasting cut flowers too. Each Collection includes 2 each of Gran's Favourite, Cranmere Pool, Letitia Wyatt, Doris & Diane. Also included is a pair of snips.
Nepeta (Catmint) Plant - Purrsian BlueFlowers all summer!Nepeta Plant - Purrsian Blue, more commonly known as catmint is an aromatic plant with grey- green leaves that contrast beautifully with the stunning light blue flowers. Unlike many other varieties of catmint, the Nepeta (Catmint) Plant - Purrsian Blue will continue to bloom throughout the whole of summer! Meaning youre able to enjoy these plants for much longer (flowering May- September). Growing to a height of 30- 40cm (12- 16) and a
Dianthus are an essential feature in any garden. 'Corona' pruduces a fabulous mixture of large, frilly-edged bicolour flowers in lovely shades of pink, purple and white with striking contrasting centres. The showy flowers are great when used for fragrance in bouquets and cut-flower arrangements, they're also perfect in pots and containers, where their colour instantly brightens the dullest of areas. An evergreen perennial, dianthus are easy to grow, compact plants that are winter hardy and
The double blooms of Tree Peony 'Hei Bao' burst forth from large round buds and display themselves in a striking colour reminiscent of mulled red wine. During April and May a mature plant can produce in excess of a hundred of these magnificent blooms, each measuring up to 25cm (10) or more in diameter. These exceptional shrubs are hardy and disease resistant, and will thrive for a lifetime. The exotic flowers of the tree peony are head-turning in borders and make exceptional cut flowers
Add the 'wow' factor to your late spring borders with this stunning peony! Peony 'Cora Louise' boasts ruffled white blooms that are flushed with lavender at the centre. The big showy blooms look magnificent in flower arrangements; exotic-looking and gently fragranced, they're really breathtaking in a vase in the home ? if you can bear to cut them from the garden!
Garden Pinks are evergreen and will last for many years in the garden. Plants are tough, resilient and weatherproof, and love a position in sun, and can cope with neglect. Dianthus are particuarly useful in difficult areas such as slopes or dry gardens. Pinks produce an endless supply of fragrant blooms over a long summer period; make sure you enjoy them indoors as cut flowers too. Dianthus 'Diane' is known for its rosy-pink, double flowers, with a rich clove scent. Height and Spread: 50cm
Bulletproof plants that are an absolute pleasure to grow, filling borders with fizzy colour and presence! You won't find a plant that's more carefree and undemanding. 'Sensation' is from new German breeding and motors through 5 months of the year with a frenzy of flowers. Drought tolerant and a fun hedging plant which will attract pollinators to the garden too. Flowers June-October. Height 40-50cm (16-20); spread 40-50cm (16-20).
This versatile Sweet William is generally grown as a biennial or short-lived perennial to create a carpet of summer flowers in the following year. However, it can be grown as an annual from an early sowing, producing flowers in just 10 weeks! Dianthus barbatus 'Indian Carpet' is a low growing, well branched variety which is sweetly fragrant, with a fabulous colour mix.
Fill your home with florals thanks to this Heritage Peony duvet cover from Joules. On a soft lilac/dusky pink background, it's decorated with blooms of painterly peonies. A celebration of the brand's classic floral designs, it will add country charm to your sleeping space. Key features: * Duvet cover * Material: 100% cotton * Dimensions: 140x200cm * Soft 200 thread count * Painterly peony design * On a lilac/dusky pink background * Button closure * Machine washable * Pillowcases
This low-growing Sedum is perfect for a rock garden, alpine bed, or the front of a sunny border. Loved by bees and butterflies, it is a great one to include in the wildlife garden too. Rose pink, star-shaped blooms smother the foliage in summer, and when it is not in flower, Sedum 'Beach Party' makes an attractive low mound of yellow foliage with contrasting orangey-red stems. This little Stonecrop is easy to grow, low maintenance and resistant to drought ? what more could you ask? Height and
Sweet William 'Indian Carpet' will brighten up any garden with their cheery colours though spring and summer - they're the perfect choice for bringing extra colour to gardens when the main flowering season is well and truly over. An easy to grow hardy perennial, the Sweet William is a classic cottage-garden plant, and this modern variety produces masses of colourful, fragrant blooms. Best planted in autumn, you will get flowers when all else is fading, and they will
Distinctive close-knit 5-6cm (2-2 1/2in) blooms in possibly the best colour range. Very weather proof and long-lasting cut flower. Height: 38-45cm (15-18in)