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Tacca chantrieri 'Nivea'

This rare white form of the ever popular Bat Plant offers shiny, dark green leaves and in 2-3 years when mature, magnificent white, green veined blooms with long tentacles. A thought- provoking plant for the home or conservatory  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Indoor Plant
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Aquilegia viridiflora 'Chocolate Soldier'

This rare, choice species features delicate, nodding, chocolate-brown, 15cm (0.5in) blooms from late spring onwards. The neatly compact plants are perfect for borders and rockeries. A collector's item. Height: 30-35cm (12-14 inches)  More Info

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

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Strelitzia reginae 'Mandela's Gold'

The rarely-offered, golden-yellow bird of paradise! After 20 years of hand pollination and selection by the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, a small quantity of seed became available in 1994. Since then T&M has tried to introduce this variety into its catalogue.…  More Info

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

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Peony 'Garden Treasure'

The very best Peony that money can buy! A rare hybrid between border and tree peony, still very much sought after for UK gardens. Plants give a statuesque, upright, tree peony habit and with more than 50, highly fragrant blooms each year. Peonies last for decades…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of november 2018

Geranium pratense 'Purple Haze'

One of the hardy Geranium discoveries of the century! 'Purple Hazeis a stunning plant, producing amazing foliage with a unique bronze-purple hue, a shade rarely seen in hardy Geranium foliage. The leaves are deepest in shade during spring, gradually changing to…  More Info

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

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Poppy 'Bridal White'

Rarely-seen, pure white field poppies. The simple purity of this single colour, Poppy Bridal White makes a dramatic display when sown in drifts in borders in the autumn or spring  More Info

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

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Lisianthius nigrescens

The blackest flower in the world! This rare and completely unique plant is little known outside its native Mexico. Long, tubular, truly black flowers are set against large lanceolate leaves making this rarely- offered exotic an eye-catching and dramatic…  More Info

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

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Tacca chantrieri 'Green Isle'

An unusual and rarely offered selection that has intriguing dusky green blooms with bat-like, long green tentacles. Flowers in 2-3 years from seed.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Indoor Plant
  • Flower Colour: Green
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Amsonia tabernaemontana

Starry clusters of elegant pale blue Amsonia flowers appear from spring to midsummer. This rarely seen perennial deserves better recognition in gardens for its long flowering period and reliable performance year after year. Amsonia tabernaemontana grows happily…  More Info

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

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Meconopsis baileyi 'Alba'

Rarely-seen, stunning white form of the famous Himalayan blue poppy. Pure white silky petals surround golden stamens making this a real eye-catcher, particularly as it's ideal for damp, shady borders where other plants might not thrive. The 7-10cm (3-4in) blooms are 99%…  More Info

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

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Sequoiadendron giganteum

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

  • Longevity: Tree

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Aralia elata 'Variegata'

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

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Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum 'Fire Dance'

This handsome shrub is always marvelled at, for it's unique, tasselled blooms, dipped in crimson-red. They'll enjoy a sheltered corner of the garden, and reward you with their showy firecracker-like blooms and colourful foliage. Not as well known as it should be, this…  More Info

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

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Daphne gemmata 'Royal Crown'

This rare and sought after deciduous shrub of compact habit originates from China. The glossy green leaves and clusters of pretty yellow flowers make a stunning show on the patio. Blooming from late spring to summer, the yellow flowers are sought after by bees…  More Info

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

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Meconopsis 'Union Jack' Collection

We've put together a collection of these wonderful perennial poppy plants for you for a patriotic display in your summer border: Meconopsis Napaulensis, Meconopsis betonicifolia 'Alba' and Meconopsis betonicifolia.  More Info

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

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Cherry 'Stardust Coveu'

Cherry 'Stardust? is notable as the first self-fertile white cherry! The red-blushed fruits have an exceptional sweet flavour and show good resistance to splitting after summer rains. This is a strong growing variety with good vigour, producing good yields of sweet…  More Info

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

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Meconopsis baileyi 'Hensol Violet'

Indulge yourself by growing this rare, mauve form of the exquisite Himalayan Blue Poppy. Scintillating, silky blooms aloft downy foliage give an absolutely breathtaking effect when planted in groups in shady borders and woodland areas. A collector's item for the…  More Info

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

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Pinkcurrant 'Gloire de Sablon'

Rarely available in shops, the fruit of pink Currant 'Gloire de Sablon' are highly desirable for decorating desserts, or making summer puddings, jams and jellies. The remarkable soft, translucent pink currants have a delightful fragrance and a juicy, sweet…  More Info

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

Just£16.99

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Perfect Partners Bulb Collection

It's rare to have spring bulbs in bloom at the same time, but this duo will flower spectacularly together!  More Info

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

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Foxglove 'Alba'

Marvellous large pure white spikes, a rare and unusual colour. Magnificent in the border in sun or part shade and very useful as a cut flower. Flowers early summer  More Info

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

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Hamamelis x intermedia 'Pallida'

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Pallida' bears spidery, sulphur-yellow flowers with a sweet perfume that carries on the chilly winter air. From December through to February this hardy, deciduous shrub provides a rare splash of colour in the winter garden.  More Info

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

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Hamamelis x intermedia 'Pallida'

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Pallida' bears spidery, sulphur-yellow flowers with a sweet perfume that carries on the chilly winter air. From December through to February this hardy, deciduous shrub provides a rare splash of colour in the winter garden.  More Info

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

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Impatiens niamniamensis

The Congo Cockatoo/Parrot Plant is a rare and much sought-after tropical that happens to be easy to grow. Its unusual flowers dangle happily all over the plant, like little tropical birds! It likes warm and humid conditions and can go outdoors somewhere shaded on…  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Geranium pratense 'Splish Splash™'

One of the most beautiful, striking and unusual Perennial Geraniums with mauve-blue splashes and flecks on pure white petals, each 3cm ( 1/4in) flower head appearing to be individually designed and painted. A fascinating, rare and prized border plant, coming…  More Info

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

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Lily 'Black Jewel'

Rare and mysterious, black flowers always generate interest and fascination amongst collectors, as well as amateur growers. 'Black Jewel' is one of the darkest lilies currently available, and is a luxurious and expensive favourite of florists. So why not grow…  More Info

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

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Antirrhinum majus 'Double Madame Butterfly Mixed' F1 Hybrid

A flower in an entirely new form. Its large completely double, azalea-shaped blooms provide a riot of colour and its reliability and impressiveness are borne out by rare award of an All-America and All-Britain Selections Bronze Medal. Ideal for borders, bedding…  More Info

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

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Primula vulgaris

Without doubt this native British plant is one of the most beautiful of the Primula family and an excellent garden plant. The flowers are of softest yellow, a colour very rare among flowers, and are deliciously scented. Happy in full sun or part shade. Flowers…  More Info

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

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Knautia macedonica

One of the finest perennials for the border we have seen. It has a very long season of flowering lasting well into the autumn and early winter. The dense, double, pin cushion scabious like flowers are a brilliantly strong cherry red, a rare colour in border…  More Info

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

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Hyacinth 'Midnight Mystic'®

Rare and highly sought after, this is the first and original breakthroughblack hyacinth! Available again due to popular demand - you won't find this variety for sale anywhere else! Launched to a frenzy of interest at the Chelsea Flower Show in 2005, Hyacinth …  More Info

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

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Stachyurus praecox

A native of the Himalayas, rarely seen in the UK. Flowering in late winter and early spring, the hanging racemes of small, pale yellowy-green flowers hang like decorations from the bare, arching branches. Ideal for a shrub border.  More Info




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Sequoiadendron giganteum 'Glaucum'

A rarely seen blue selection of this spectacular Redwood, with steely coloured foliage and deeply furrowed, spongy, chestnut-red bark. Sequoiadendron giganteum 'Glaucum? has an upright, columnar habit that is slightly narrower than the species but equally…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Tree

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Hellebore (Purple-flowered Christmas Rose)

Rarely offered for sale as seed! This exquisite Helleborus produces clumps of robust, leathery foliage along with many large blooms, flushed in shades of purple, pink and even slate grey!  More Info

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

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Potato 'Maris Piper'

Early maincropThe best chipping variety available, and a versatile 'all rounder'. Potato 'Maris Piper' produces dry, floury tubers with creamy-white flesh of good flavour, that rarely discolours on cooking. This popular purple-flowered maincrop potato is also…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Tuber

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despatch by end of january 2019

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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Hydrangea petiolaris

An elegant climbing Hydrangea that's perfect for those cold, north facing walls that rarely see the sun. Shade loving Hydrangea petiolaris bears lacy white blooms in summer that contrast beautifully with its cloak of dark green foliage.  More Info

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

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Rostrinucula dependens 'Happy Cascade'

Rarely seen, Rostrinucula dependens 'Happy Crusade' is similar in its appearance to a buddleja. A hardy, deciduous, suckering shrub with arching stems that are cloaked with lance-shaped, dark grey-green leaves and brown, flaking bark.  More Info

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

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