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Phlox Collection (Creeping)

Delicate in appearance but tough in character, these spreading evergreen perennials soften the edges of paths and grow in dry rockeries or on sunny banks and slopes. Perfect for creating colourful, weed smothering, ground cover. Height: 15cm (6'). Spread:…  More Info

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

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Creeping Thyme

Aromatic Thyme is one of the most useful kitchen herbs and this evergreen creeping variety will grow almost anywhere whether containers, rock gardens or cracks between paving. Ideal for creating a low carpet of ground cover, it also attracts bees to its…  More Info

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

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Osteospermum Collection (Hardy)

Versatile and resilient, hardy Osteospermums will thrive in hot, dry, neglected conditions, yet remain some of longest-flowering plants in the garden! Expect vibrant summer colour and weed suppressing ground cover from these easy to grow, sun loving…  More Info

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

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Mesembryanthemum 'Sparkles Mixed'

At last! A plant that not only tolerates, but positively thrives in dry, hot, sunny borders and rockeries! The succulent, fleshy-leaved plants cover the ground quickly, and become clothed in a rich carnival of colour all summer long  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Beds
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Annual

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Saponaria ocymoides

A ground cover favourite Saponaria ocymoides provides an abundance of very attractive pink flowers which bloom right through summer, and are perfect for softening the edges of borders and paved areas. Tumbling Ted has a relaxed spreading habit and can be…  More Info

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

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Dianthus deltoides 'Arctic Fire'

A spectacular first year flowering perennial Dianthus that is quick to flower. Dwarf plants of deep green foliage, are smothered with dainty white serrated flowers complimented by an attractive fiery red eye. These delightful 'Pinksare long flowering, and look…  More Info

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

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Lobelia 'Monsoon'

Patio pots, baskets and beds simply aren't complete without lobelia - it's an essential for summer colour. Superb, trailing plants become smothered in sparkly blue flowers. Great value when bought as young plants  More Info

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

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Arabis caucasica 'Snowcap'

Hundreds of pure white, sweetly scented flowers smother this dainty alpine perennial in spring. Arabis caucasica 'Snowcap' forms tidy cushions of evergreen, grey-green foliage and its spreading habit makes it perfect for rock gardens, wall crevices, patio containers or…  More Info

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

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Dianthus amurensis 'Siberian Blues'

Compact, bushy mounds of bluish evergreen foliage erupt into a sea of mauve-blue flowers in late spring and are the closest yet to a true blue Dianthus. Ideal planted in borders, rockeries and containers, flowering over a long period each summer for many, many…  More Info

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

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Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Carpet'

A real winner for shady corners of the garden, Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Carpet' is a robust, evergreen ground-cover plant producing a dense covering of glossy, toothed leaves. In early summer, upright spikes of small white flowers emerge above the sea…  More Info

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

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Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'

Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam' plants are dense and ground covering, and their ferny foliage is topped by hundreds of lemony flowers all summer. Loved by butterflies, Coreopsis can be planted into a wildlife garden, but is an excellent,…  More Info

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

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Lithodora diffusa 'Heavenly Blue'

Perfect for a rockery or the front of a sunny border, Lithodora 'Heavenly Blue' is a mass of pretty star-shaped royal blue flowers throughout late spring and summer. It is low growing with evergreen foliage and soon spreads to cover a wide area. It is easy to…  More Info

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

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Geranium bohemicum 'Orchid Blue'

Geranium 'Orchid Blue' is a selection by Thompson & Morgan from the species Geranium bohemicum. A short-lived border and ground cover plant which self-seeds to keep continuity. Masses of 2cm (0.75in) flowers of orchid-blue, veined in purple-violet,…  More Info

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

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Osteospermum 'Tresco Purple' (Hardy)

Hardy cape daisies are plants with attitude; they survive drought and neglect and soldier on to form a pretty mat of impenetrable ground cover, which easily suppresses weeds. And after all this there's still enough energy to flower heavily from June…  More Info

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

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Iberis gibraltarica

For gardens with poor soil or in exposed coastal locations, Iberis gibraltarica, also known as 'Candytuft' is a nice option. It is native to North Africa and the only place in Europe where it grows wild is the Upper Rock Nature Reserve in Gibraltar, which features in…  More Info

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

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Portulaca grandiflora 'Happy Hour Mixture'

Stunning mixture of large semi-double flowers in a spectacular array of vibrant colours. Blooms sit on succulent, dwarf plants in the sunshine. They love hot, dry conditions, making them ideal for edging, ground cover or planted to tumble…  More Info

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

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Tsuga canadensis 'Jeddeloh'

Tsuga canadensis 'Jeddeloh' produces eye-catching vivid green foliage, maturing into a compact, rounded shrub with a thick, ground covering habit. This dwarf Eastern Hemlock variety bears arching branches covered in little dark green leaves, adding…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Vinca minor f. alba 'Gertrude Jekyll'

The spreading stems of Vinca minor 'Gertrude Jekyll' provide glossy, evergreen foliage that makes useful, weed-beating ground cover.  More Info

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

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Osteospermum jucundum var. compactum (Hardy)

Hardy cape daisies are plants with attitude; they survive drought and neglect and soldier on to form a pretty mat of impenetrable ground cover, which easily suppresses weeds. And after all this there's still enough energy to flower heavily from June…  More Info

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

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Cyclamen hederifolium

A delightful ground cover plant for rockeries and woodland gardens where it will self seed to create a carpet of foliage from autumn to spring. Bulb size 10/11.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Tuber

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Geranium 'Rozanne'

Winner of The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 'Plant of the Centenary'. A celebrated Cranesbill producing masses of saucer shaped, violet blue blooms with dainty white centres. Repeat flowering throughout the summer, hardy Geranium 'Rozanne' makes excellent ground  More Info

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

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Centaurea dealbata

Commonly known as Batchelor's Buttons, Centaurea dealbata is a clump forming perennial Cornflower, with ornately cut, foliage, that produces a profusion of lavender-pink flowers from midsummer onwards. Plant in groups alongside each other and it will create a…  More Info

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

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Campanula carpatica 'Blaue Clips'

Ground cover plants don't get prettier than the easy to grow Campanula carpatica 'Blaue Clips'. Clumps of heart shaped foliage form the backdrop to the violet blue campanula blooms that appear during late summer and the compact habit makes 'Blaue…  More Info

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

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Nasturtium 'Jewel of Africa'

At last! Variegated climbing Nasturtiums. Available in a balanced mixture of yellows, reds, creams and peach/pinks with foliage which is attractively marbled and striped with cream, against a light green background. They make fantastic, dramatic container and basket   More Info

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

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Hosta Collection

Grown for their decorative foliage, Hostas make superb ground cover. These hardy perennials form dense mounds of foliage in a multitude of shapes and colours, which are complimented by upright flower spikes in summer. Perfect for lightly shaded areas where…  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Petunia 'Easy Wave™' (Improved Mix)

Clothe beds, flower Pouches® and all types of patio containers in swathes of colour, with this astonishingly versatile petunia. It's rapid growth, unique prostrate habit, and prolific blooms make Petunia 'Easy wave™' adaptable to almost any garden situation -…  More Info

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

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Alchemilla mollis 'Thriller'

Lady's Mantle is a low growing, hardy perennial best suited to the edges of borders. It grows in clumps, spreading quickly to provide good ground cover. Furthermore, during the summer season it produces unusual, lime-green flowers. The sweet nectar of…  More Info

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

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Iberis sempervirens

Native to southern Europe, Iberis sempervirens is a robust, but beautiful, subshrub plant that can thrive in poor soils and exposed sites. This Candytuft has sprays of white, fragrant flowers that cover the plant in early summer. It can be   More Info

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

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Cornus canadensis

Cornus canadensis creates a weed-beating blanket, an ideal ground cover plant for problem areas, such as beneath trees and shrubs. It bears eye-catching white flowers from late spring, followed by colourful, bright red berries. These herbaceous   More Info

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

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Spiraea japonica 'Albiflora'

From the middle of summer, the light green leaves of Spiraea Japonica Albiflora are edged with clusters of white flowers. This Japanese Spiraea grows beautiful curved branches which look wonderful as ground cover. As autumn sets in, the leaves of this…  More Info

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

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Nemophila menziesii 'Pennie Black'

Here is an annual that's "as pretty as a picture". There is an incessant parade of sumptuous 2cm, rich deep purple to black flowers with - the master touch - a scalloped silvery-white edge. It has truly ground hugging habit (not unlike annual alyssum)…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Nasturtium 'Mahogany Jewel'

Tropaeolum majus Mahogany Jewel Common name: Nasturtium An easy to grow annual with compact, uniform plants which are early to flower. The large, semi-double blooms in gloaming, deepest red mahogany are produced in succession over the summer months. Excellent…  More Info

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

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Zinnia x hybrida 'Profusion Orange' (Garden Ready)

The very first flower variety to bloom aboard the International Space Station! Not only is this an award winner, it's also a unique landscaping zinnia, with a groundhugging habit, covered with orange blooms all summer.  More Info

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

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Vinca minor 'Azurea Flore Pleno'

This charming Hawthorn is the perfect specimen for a cottage garden planting scheme. Its thorny stems form a neatly rounded, deciduous tree that makes a superb focal point.  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Tree

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Garden Grow Premium 6 Shelf Greenhouse

Grow a variety of flowers, plants and vegetables is this portable greenhouse. Constructed using powder coated steel frames covered with a waterproof PE protector, this greenhouse is durable and easy to construct.  More Info




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Delosperma 'Hardy Mixed'

Unique, versatile and vibrant! The fleshy, drought tolerant creeping stems of these hardy Ice Plants make ideal ground cover on sunny banks and poor stony soils. The showy daisy-like flowers of Delosperma 'Hardy Mixed' create a carpet of intense…  More Info

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

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