Perennials are amongst the most important plants. Part of the structure of the garden, they burst into life in spring and spend the year putting on a fantastic show of flowers and foliage before dying back for the winter, only to repeat their magic the following year.
Chosen to give you stunning colour and texture in a range of sizes from tall to short so that you can plant the perfect perennial border, attracting bees and butterflies and a whole host of other wildlife. They’re ideal if you’re starting out with a new garden or want to give a border a makeover. Simply plant them about 60cm (2ft) apart, with taller plants towards the back and watch them grow!
Supplied as 12 plug plants, ready to be potted on or planted out into your garden. You’ll receive 2 each of the following:
Hollyhock ‘Chaters Double’ – Extravagant spires or incredible colourful double flowers growing up to 180cm (6ft) tall and blooming from July is shades of orange, purple, red and yellow. Definitely one for the back of the border!
Geum ‘Mrs Bradshaw’ – Striking purple stems with bright scarlet flowers emerging from June. Reaching 60cm (2ft) in height, this beauty holds an RHS Award of Garden Merit, so you know it’s a fantastic plant that’s worthy of a space in your garden.
Verbena bonariensis – Another RHS award winner, with both the Award of Garden Merit and Perfect for Pollinators, this is a magnet for insects with its tall, narrow stems topped clusters of purple flowers from June and growing to 2m (6½ft) tall.
Physostegia virginiana ‘Crystal Peak White’ – A compact, spreading perennial with dense upright spikes of pure white flowers all summer and at just 40cm (16in) tall, ideal at the front of a border.
Coreopsis 'Early Sunrise' – Wonderful, daisy-like, semi-double flowerheads of rich golden yellow from June to October – great for brightening up any planting scheme and drought tolerant, and deserving of its RHS Award of Garden Merit, reaching a height and spread of 50cm (20in).
Delphinium ‘Magic Fountain’ – Spectacular spires of flowers in vibrant pink, purple and white in June and August above mounds of attractive, heavily divided foliage. A cottage garden favourite that will magnificent in your garden, and great in pots too, growing to 1m (3ft) tall.