If you want a quick solution to building a stock of plants for your garden then consider buying a ready made collection.
In the Thompson & Morgan range you’ll find an impressive selection of perennial plants that are perfect for beginners and experienced gardeners alike. Also known as herbaceous plants, these perennials live for several years and flower every year.
Perennial Plant Collection
Fill your beds and borders with a special bargain collection of herbaceous perennials. Perennial plants bloom year after year, and many can also be cut and brought into the house for beautiful flower arrangements. Height of the plants in this collection vary up to 150cm (60″) Most will form increasingly larger clumps each year with a spread of 75cm (30″).
Perennial Collections may include some or all of the following
A. Coreopsis ‘Sunray’ – Neat, compact plants bear golden-yellow, semi-double flowers all summer long.
B. Echinacea ‘Magic Box’ – A stunning mix of daisy flowers and spectacular garden performance.
C. Scabiosa ‘Blue Jeans’ – Blue pincushion flowers attract bees and butterflies throughout summer.
D. Foxglove ‘Dalmatian Peach’ – Peachy trumpet flowers crowd sturdy, upright stems.
E. Poppy ‘Pizzicato’ Mixed – A neat semi dwarfing variety, producing up to 20 large flowers per plant.
F. Silene ‘Jack Flash’ – Scarlet blooms carried on elegant, slender stems over a long period.
G. Aquilegia ‘Swan’ Mixed – Long flowering, large blooms on upright, multi-branched stems.
H. Lavender ‘Munstead’ – A neat, compact variety of fragrant English lavender.
I. Heuchera ‘Palace Purple’ – Glossy, semi-evergreen purple leaves provide year round colour.
J. Delphinium ‘Pacific Giants’ – Excellent adding structure and presence to the back of borders.
K. Gaillardia ‘Arizona’ – A spectacular dwarf Blanket Flower with a long-flowering period.
L. Carnation ‘Ever-blooming Mixed’ (Hardy) – Richly fragrant blooms that are ideal for cutting.
When plants are well grown, gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over 7 to 10 days before transplanting into borders and containers.
The herbaceous perennials in this collection can be grown in any moist, fertile soil, in sun or semi shade.
Work some compost or general fertiliser into the top 20cm of the soil prior to planting.
Water when the soil is dry and add aliquid feed to get the best out of your perennials.