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Knautia macedonica 'Melton Pastels'

Glorious scabious-like, 4cm (1.5in) pin cushion blooms in the softer hues: blue, mauve, pink, rose, salmon and crimson. Excellent back of border plant producing masses of flowers in two flushes (provided you cut down spent bloom), through to autumn frosts.…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Sunflower 'Italian White'

Boldly contrasting, big creamy white flowers with deep chocolate centres. Excellent for flower arranging and great at back of borders or against a tall wall where they provide atmosphere and contrast. Flowers summer. Height 4-5ft.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Cream
  • Longevity: Annual

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Lily 'Blue Wonder'

An incredibly tall lily bearing rich purple blooms with blue tints. The fragrant, trumpet shaped blooms of Lily 'Blue Wonder' make a fantastic patio feature or grow them at the back of a border, where you can cut a few stems for a vase indoors. Over the…  More Info




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Tulip 'Full Border Mix'

Our 'Full Border Mix' does what its name suggests ? fills your borders with spring colour, and for up to 8 weeks! We?ve taken the hassle out of deciding which varieties, which colours and which heights of tulips to plant and created a fabulous mix of the…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Malva sylvestris 'Mystic Merlin'

A magical back of border plant with many large, silky blooms in shades from rich purple, through mauve, to the highly unusual and elusive blues. Flowers summer. Height: 150-180cm (5-6ft). Flowers in first year  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Cosmos bipinnatus 'Pied Piper Red'

The only separate colour available in the Sea Shells type, with fluted, shell-like petals of velvet crimson-red. The ferny foliage helps to make this a wonderful cut flower as well as a good back of border plant  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Annual

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Foxglove 'Excelsior Hybrid Mixed'

A most effective and spectacular strain of Foxgloves superb for shady shrub and tree areas, back of borders and excellent for cut flowers. They can really bring the early summer garden alive! Flowers early summer. Height 5ft  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Biennial

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Verbascum x hybrida 'Snow Maiden'

A first class garden plant! Well branched, erect spikes covered in large 4cm (1 1/2in) pure white flowers, over a long period. An incredibly beautiful plant for the back of borders, seldom requiring support  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Antirrhinum majus 'Purple Twist' F1 Hybrid

Unusually tall and striking variety with unique striped flowers. Ideal for the back of your borders due to its height, the flower spikes also make excellent cut flowers.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Annual

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Cosmos bipinnatus 'Sensation Mixed' (Sow Clear)

A tall, upright variety for the back of sunny borders. Cosmos 'Sensation Mixed' produces masses of daisy-like flowers above delicate ferny foliage throughout summer and autumn.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Annual

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Mahonia aquifolium 'Apollo'

Mahonia aquifolium 'Apollo' is just perfect for the back of borders. Or, if you're looking for groundcover, this easy-to-grow shrub will be just the job. The shiny leaves of Mahonia aquifolium 'Apollo' or Oregon Grape looks magnificent as a low-growing…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Verbascum x hybrida 'Banana Custard'

A fantastic new Verbascum! Strong, erect spikes literally packed with very large 2in. flowers of brightest, dazzling two-tone yellow. A glowing, valuable back of border, cottage garden plant. Remove spent stems to encourage a second flush of flowers.…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Biennial

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Rudbeckia occidentalis 'Green Wizard'

A very curious and extraordinary plant for the back of borders. Bright green sepals, where most plants have petals and a central, almost black cone. An unusual fresh cut flower, long lasting in water, or use in dried arrangements. Easy to grow, quickly…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Green
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Fritillaria imperialis 'Red'

Highly exotic in appearance, this statuesque fritillary produces majestic crowns of vibrant red, bell-shaped flowers, topped with a whirl of green leaf-like bracts from mid-spring. Planted at the back of borders, Fritillaria imperialis 'Red' will certainly…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Ceanothus 'Marie-rose'

Ceanothus 'Marie-rose' is a pretty California Lilac, boasting masses of hazy-pink blooms against a backdrop of glossy green foliage. Its purple stems form a medium-sized shrub that makes a lovely feature trained against a wall, or at the back of borders.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Sunflower 'Russian Giant' (Start-A-Garden™ Range)

Easy to grow and a giant in sunflowers. Grows up to 3m (10ft) tall if given plenty of room and boasts eye-catching, huge yellow flowers up to 30cm (12in) in diameter. Excellent for the back of borders, ideal for children to grow and birds love the seeds…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Annual

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Lavatera x clementii 'Burgundy Wine'

Awarded an RHS AGM, Lavatera x clementii 'Burgundy Wine' makes a useful shrub for the back of sunny borders. The upright stems are covered in felted, grey-green foliage that remains semi-evergreen.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Hollyhock 'Peaches 'n' Dreams'®

An elegant, high quality border plant resulting from T&M's own breeding program. Tall, stately flower spikes packed with many fully double, power-puff blooms of peachy-cream, some with a tinge of raspberry-pink. Best grown in groups at the back of the   More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Nicotiana langsdorffii

A delightful annual from Chile and Brazil with tall branching stems and drooping sprays of apple green bells. Very exotic, yet easy to grow. Ideal for the back of the border or as a 'dotplant among smaller bedding plants. Try growing it next to our Salvia…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Green
  • Longevity: Annual

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Verbascum chaixii 'Album'

A stately perennial for the back of the border with slender spires of white flowers with mauve eye. The leaves covered with white woolly hairs add to the overall charm and make this a fine subject for blending with plants of harsher colours. Useful for…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Lilac
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Verbascum phlomoides 'Banana Custard'

Verbascum 'Banana Custard' is perfect for the back of the border where it strives to outshine other plants with it's height and presence. The foliage is grey-green and makes a fitting backdrop to the tall spikes of summer flowering vibrant yellow blooms…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Lonicera tatarica 'Hack's Red'

There are few prettier sights along the back of a border than Lonicera tatarica 'Hack's Red', a delightful easy-to-grow Honeysuckle. With its rich crimson-lavender flowers dotted along slender stems, set against rich green leaves, this gorgeous shrub is…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Delphinium 'Guardian Mixed'

A stunning early-flowering mix, Delphinium ?Guardian Mixed? has tall spires which make fabulous cut flowers. These cottage garden favourites always look amazing standing at the back of perennial borders where they provide an amazing, colourful backdrop for…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Larkspur 'Fancy Purple Picotee'

An easy-to-sow-and-grow annual producing eye-catching and unusual bicolour blooms on tall flower spikes. These strong and sturdy stems with their fancy purple and blue picotee flowers look fabulous in the back of summer borders and make impressive and long…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Annual

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Cornus sericea 'Cardinal'

This shrub is well suited to being planted at the back of garden borders, or in long lines to create a dramatic flash of colour in the garden during winter. Cornus sericea 'Cardinal' is a deciduous Dogwood shrub that, after its leaves fall in autumn, has…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Poppy (Great Scarlet)

Very imposing, sturdy plants with long, strong stems and large flower buds which break open to reveal huge 20cm (8in) flowers of startling red with black blotches. Plants require no support and ideally should be grown in groups at the back of the border.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Sunflower 'Shock-o-Lat' F1 Hybrid

This striking sunflower produces rich chocolate coloured blooms with gold-rimmed edges over a long period in summer. Multi-headed and boasting large pollen-free flowers up to 15cm (6) in diameter, Sunflower 'Shock-o-Lat' is ideal planted en masse at the back of a…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Annual

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Cytisus x praecox 'Albus'

Much like the Hogwarts headmaster who shares its name, Cytisus x praecox 'Albus' is truly magical. The hardy shrub's deciduous foliage has a grey tint, which is sure to stand out at the back of sunny borders. When the plant grows in full sunlight, it…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Cream
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Foxglove 'Candy Mountain Peach'

Following the success of 'Candy Mountain' and 'Snowy Mountain' comes the next individual colour in the 'Mountain' foxglove series. With the same upward-facing flowers as its cousins, 'Candy Mountain Peach' is the perfect choice for planting at the back of cottage…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Apricot
  • Longevity: Biennial

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Cytisus x praecox 'Allgold'

Cytisus x praecox 'Allgold' is named for its golden-yellow flowers, which shine amongst its deciduous, grey-green foliage in the late spring. This hardy shrub is suitable for planting at the back of a sunny border, where its neat, rounded habit will…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Golden Bamboo

Grow Golden Bamboo at the back of sunny or partially shady borders to add structure and architecture to your exotic or woodland garden. The hardy perennial also makes an interesting screen. Phyllostachys vivax f. aureocaulis is a particularly impressive…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Hollyhock 'Chater's Double Icicle'

A classic cottage Hollyhock. Spectacular, large, crystal white, fully double, powder-puff blooms grace tall strong stems from mid summer until autumn. Adds height and a touch of style to the back of perennial or cottage garden borders. Especially effective…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Sweet Pea 'Painted Lady'

This charming sweet pea dates back to the 18th century and hence it retains the original strong, richly scented sweet pea fragrance. Bicoloured flowers of deep pink and white are borne on medium length stems early in the season. Sweet Pea 'Painted Lady' makes a…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Annual

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Cucamelon 'Melothria'

This easy-to-grow fruiting climber performs well on a sunny patio or border and even better in the greenhouse, producing heavy crops of mini melon fruits tasting of cucumber with a twist of lime! For maximum fruit production, stop main stems at 2.4m (8ft) and…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Annual

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Jasminum beesianum

The perfect jasmine for growing just by the back door; where you can enjoy the sweet, sweet fragrance from the candy-pink flowers! Quick, easy and gives results!  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Rhododendron 'Molten Gold'

You won?t find a better variegated variety than Rhododendron 'Molten Gold'. The glossy, dark green foliage is streaked with gold, and retains its leaf colour better than other variegated Rhododendrons, rarely reverting back to green.  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Shrub

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