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Salvia Nachtvlinder 3 × 9cm pots

Salvia Nachtvlinder 3 × 9cm pots
£12.00

This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring. Position: full sun; Soil: moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: June to August; Hardiness: frost hardy (may need winter protection) Velvet-like plum-purple petals form hooded flowers over a long period in summer and autumn. Fully hardy in freely draining soils, this bushy shrub will become drought tolerant once established; Garden care: To prolong flowering remove the flower spikes as soon they start to fade. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant in spring. Protect from excessive cold and waterlogged soils.

Lonicera similis var. delavayi 2 litre pot

Lonicera similis var. delavayi 2 litre pot
£14.99

This climber is semi-evergreen, so it can lose some of its leaves in winter. In colder regions or more exposed gardens, it may lose them all, but then fresh new foliage appears again in spring. Position: full sun or partial shade; Soil: fertile, humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: fast-growing; Flowering period: June to September; Hardiness: fully hardy Hailed as being more resistant to mildew than most of the other honeysuckles, this robust and easy to grow climber can also be grown as a lax-stemmed shrub that will form a spreading, arching mound. The cream coloured flowers appear throughout summer, turning yellow as they age, and filling the surrounding air with their sweet perfume; Garden care: In early spring young plants can be cut back by up to two thirds if you want to encourage strong new growth from the base. Also, once they have reached their desired height, or to prevent them from getting too congested, you can cut the stems back (again in early spring) to healthy buds. Well established plants can be completely renovated by cutting back all the stems to around 60cm from the base in late winter or early spring. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted compost or manure around the base of the plant in early spring.

Crocus sieberi subsp. sublimis Tricolor 60 bulbs

Crocus sieberi subsp. sublimis Tricolor 60 bulbs
Was: £14.97 Now: £12.00

Position: full sun; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: February and March; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size: 5/+ Easy and rewarding plants to grow, the colourful flowers of this gorgeous crocus will herald the onset of spring, and if left undisturbed will form an ever increasing clump year after year. Emerging first as fattened, flame-like buds, these soon open up in sunny weather to form bowls of vibrant lilac, white and yellow flowers. Plant them in pots and windowboxes where you can enjoy them close up, or scatter them towards the front of a boder, under deciduous trees or in a lawn; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October.

Lonicera fragrantissima 2 litre pot

Lonicera fragrantissima 2 litre pot
£14.99

This shrub is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring. Position: full sun or partial shade; Soil: fertile, humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: January to March; Hardiness: fully hardy This wonderful, winter-flowering shrub produces fragrant, creamy-white flowers in mild spells between December and March on almost leafless branches. These are sometimes followed by dull-red berries, which may cause a mild stomach upset if ingested. The leaves, when they appear are a rich shade of green - usually flushed with a plush purple. This is a splendid, deciduous or semi-evergreen shrub, that will flower more profusely when trained against a sunny wall. Try to plant it close to an entrance or pathway so you can catch its lingering aroma each time you pass; Garden care: Cut back established plants after flowering, removing a third of the flowering shoots. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted compost or manure around the base of the plant in early spring.

Lilium Forever Marjolein 1 bulb

Lilium Forever Marjolein 1 bulb
Was: £11.97 Now: £3.99

Position: full sun; Soil: well-drained soil enriched with leaf mould or a loam-based potting compost, such as John Innes no2; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: July to August; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size: 16/18 The petals of this gorgeous lily are a rich blend of pink and apricot, so the overall effect is quite warm and tropical. An Asiatic hybrid, it will jazz up a summer planting scheme in the border, and it also looks impressive when potted up. The RSPCA have reported that all parts of the lily can be fatal to cats, including the flower, leaves and pollen. For more information visit Rspca.org; Garden care: Lilies can be planted at any time from early autumn, to mid-spring. Planting in autumn often helps them settle in and become better established before they start to put on their new spring growth, but spring planting is a better option if your soil is heavy and wet during winter. Choose a sunny spot, preferably where the plant receives a little light shade at its base, and plant each bulb 15-20cm (6-8in) deep in a well-drained soil, enriched with well-rotted organic matter or leaf mould. Space them at approximately 30cm (12") intervals and provide support before the flowers appear. Deadhead the faded blooms promptly and cut the dead stems back to ground level at the end of autumn.

Hyacinthus orientalis Sky Jacket 10 + 5 FREE bulbs

Hyacinthus orientalis Sky Jacket 10 + 5 FREE bulbs
Was: £14.97 Now: £9.98

Position: full sun or partial shade; Soil: any well-drained, moderately fertile soil (for container-grown bulbs use two parts John Innes No2 compost to one part sharp grit); Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: April and May; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size: 16/17 The soft pastel shade of the flowers will blend well with soft pinks and white, as well as offering a calming tone to richer purples and plums. They smell divine and make excellent cut flowers; Garden care: Pot up and bring indoors if you want them to flower in January, otherwise plant 15cm deep and 10cm apart in a bright spot. For safety reasons always use gloves when handling these bulbs.

Spring Flowering Crocus Collection 100 Corms

Spring Flowering Crocus Collection 100 Corms
£17.99

Vibrantly Coloured Crocus CormsOur Crocus corms will look stunning in beds, rock gardens or in the lawn for a spectacular early spring display. A riot of colour will let you know that Winter is on the run.

Syringa meyeri Flowerfesta Pink ('Anny200817') (PBR) 3 litre pot

Syringa meyeri Flowerfesta Pink ('Anny200817') (PBR) 3 litre pot
£19.99

This shrub is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring. Position: full sun; Soil: fertile, humus-rich, well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil; Rate of Growth: average; Flowering period: April and May, then intermittently until October; Hardiness: fully hardy Only recently introduced, this showy dwarf syringa does not get too large, but it produces its larger than average clusters of scented pink flowers repeatedly - usually with a big flush in spring, but then off and on again into autumn. These two things make Flowerfesta perfect for smaller gardens, but it will also be quite happy in a large pot on the patio (provided it is kept well fed and watered), where it will flower its little socks off; Garden care: In midsummer remove the faded flower heads carefully using secateurs to avoid damaging the young shoots. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant in early spring.

Tillandsia multiflora 1 plant

Tillandsia multiflora 1 plant
Was: £17.97 Now: £5.99

Position: bright but indirect light; Soil: these plants do not need to grow in compost!; Rate of growth: slow; Hardiness: tender (indoors only); Current height: plant approximately 5cm The smooth green leaves of this great little air plant sometimes have a reddish flush, which becomes really quite pronounced when the plant is about the flower. It's primarily grown for this colourful foliage as the flowers are very small - but it is also incredibly easy and undemanding, which makes it perfect for the novice gardener; Home care: These plants do need a humid environment to thrive, so a bright bathroom or steamy kitchen would be ideal. Misting with water a couple of times a week usually supplies sufficient water, although additional watering may be required in a dry hot environment. Remember to shake off any excess water though as they dislike overwatering and should never be allowed to sit in water for any length of time. If possible use rain water, especially in hard water areas, and never use water from a water softener.

Polystichum munitum 2 litre pot

Polystichum munitum 2 litre pot
£11.99

Position: full or partial shade; Soil: fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: average; Hardiness: fully hardy Lustrous, dark green fronds up to 90cm (36in) long arranged in a distinctive shuttlecock-like shape. This evergreen fern is aptly named since the substantial fronds resemble large swords. Perfect for providing all year foliage interest for a mixed border in full or partial shade, it performs best in fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil; Garden care: Incorporate lots of well-rotted leaf mould, composted pine needles or garden compost into the planting hole.

Lilium candidum 3 bulbs

Lilium candidum 3 bulbs
Was: £17.97 Now: £15.00

Position: full sun; Soil: well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil potting compost, such as John Innes no2; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: July; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb Size: 16+ Garden historians are able to trace this plant back to ancient Crete, so it has certainly stood the test of time, which is no mean feat considering all the new cultivars coming onto the market each year. It produces its trumpet-shaped flowers in midsummer - and they look stunning as well as smelling divine. Here in the UK, it has long been a firm favourite in the cottage garden, which suits it right down to the ground, as it will thrive in a spot where they are kept well fed, and tucked in amongst other plants, which will help shade them at the base. The RSPCA have reported that all parts of the lily can be fatal to cats, including the flower, leaves and pollen. For more information visit Rspca.org; Garden care: The foliage of this lily appears in the autumn, so do not be too concerned if your bulbs arrive with green shoots. This is a natural part of the bulbs life cycle and they can be planted as normal with their shoots intact. Unlike many other lilies, they also prefer to be planted quite close to the surface of the soil, so plant them about 5-10cm deep and 15cm apart. Stake with ring stakes or bamboo canes in spring before the flowers appear. Deadhead the faded blooms and cut the stems back to ground level at the end of autumn.

Strawberry and herb patio planter - two pack

Strawberry and herb patio planter - two pack
£10.99

Enjoy growing fresh strawberries and herbs on the patio, balcony, or wherever you like in the garden with these vibrant pop-up planters. Made from tough polythene, the planters are supplied with reinforced drainage holes and handles on each side for easy transportation. Eight integrated planting pockets let you grow a good variety of herbs or a generous supply of fruit. When not in use, the planters can be folded flat for easy storage. Each planter holds approximately 40 litres of compost. Measurements: Ø35cm x H45cm

Hydrangea quercifolia Snow Queen ('Flemygea') 2 litre pot

Hydrangea quercifolia Snow Queen ('Flemygea') 2 litre pot
£22.99

This shrub is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring. Position: full sun or partial shade; Soil: moist, well-drained, moderately fertile, humus-rich soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: July to September; Hardiness: fully hardy A fantastic hydrangea, with bright green leaves shaped like giant oak leaves and large cones of white flowers in late summer. In autumn, the leaves turn dramatic shades of coral, pink and red, and the flowers fade to pale pink, then brown. A fabulous shrub that gives its best for most of the year. It's best in the middle of a partially shady border, and associates beautifully with most other hydrangeas; Garden care: Hydrangeas do not like to dry out. In dry weather, soak the roots with a hose and the plant will usually recover. Remove faded flowerheads in spring after the danger of frosts, cutting back the flowered stems to a strong pair of buds. Take out misplaced or diseased shoots. Mulch young plants with a well-rotted manure or compost in spring. Once established, remove a quarter to a third of the shoots to the base of the plant.

Muscari aucheri White Magic 15 bulbs

Muscari aucheri White Magic 15 bulbs
£4.99

Position: full sun; Soil: moderately fertile, well-drained soil (for container-grown bulbs use two parts John Innes No2 compost to one part sharp grit); Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: April and May; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size: 7/8 From amongst the basal rosette of rich green foliage, pretty green-budded flowerspikes emerge in mid-spring, opening from the base to scented small white flowers. Less vigorous that the M. armeniacum's, it makes a lovely addition to the alpine garden or rockery, and looks great in a pot filled with mixed seasonal colour; Garden care: Plant 10cm (4in) deep in naturalistic groups in autumn. During summer when the bulbs are dormant lift and divide groups that are becoming congested.

Magnolia tree Collection - set of 3 varieties in 9cm pots

Magnolia tree Collection - set of 3 varieties in 9cm pots
£14.97

Vibrant early summer colours, sweetly fragrant and they last for decades too! Grow anywhere Magnolia Collection. Create incredible spring displays as early as this April with these stunning Magnolia shrubs. Their heady perfume fills the air and the range of colours and formats makes this a perfect starter collection. What's more, whilst they love garden soil, they will happily grow almost anywhere and they look stunning in pots on your patio. Despite their connoisseur status, anyone can achieve truly amazing displays with these easy-to-grow Magnolias. Compact and slow-growing, they remain a manageable size for even the smallest garden. Totally winter hardy and perennial, so you can enjoy them year-after-year ...for decades! Supplied as already established potted plants in 9cm square pots. In your collection: ? Magnolia Stellata: Breathe in deeply. The large white flowers that burst out of the silky, silvery buds that cover the bare branches of the aptly named Star Magnolia during March and April are deliciously fragrant. Slow-growing and compact (3m (10ft) in height and 4m (12ft) across) this plant will thrive in most soils. ? Magnolia x Soulangeana: One of the most popular magnolias you can grow thanks to a succession of huge, tulip-shaped pinky white flowers that smother the branches of this shrub in mid to late spring. They are shown off to great perfection on the spreading bush as they appear before its dark green leaves. Eventually reaching 6m (20ft) by 6m (20ft) wide, it can be pruned to keep within an allotted area. It prefers acidic soil or pots filled with ericaceous compost. ? Magnolia Susan: A perfect specimen for a small garden, this medium-sized magnolia boasts narrow, goblet shaped flowers that appear from near purple buds in April. Measuring almost 15cm (6in) across, each deep pink bloom packs a heady scent. It does best in slightly acidic soil or can be planted in containers of ericaceous compost. This upright shrub will grow to 4m (12ft) high by 3m (10ft) across.

indoor blue hyacinths and wicker basket gift set gift set

indoor blue hyacinths and wicker basket gift set gift set
£12.99

Gift set includes a lined wicker basket, compost, 6 hyacinth 'Delft Blue' bulbs and growing instructions. : Position: full sun or partial shade; Soil: any well-drained, moderately fertile soil (for container-grown bulbs use two parts John Innes No2 compost to one part sharp grit); Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: April and May; Hardiness: fully hardy 'Prepared' hyacinths have been through a sequence of cold treatments, which triggers the growing process. This means they tend to flower much earlier than 'unprepared' hyacinths, and they are mainly grown as indoor plants, where their strongly scented flowers will fill your room with their sweet perfume. Delft Blue has porcelain-blue, star-shaped flowers crowd the upright flowerspike in spring, filling the surrounding air with their sweet perfume. A wonderful addition to pots and window-boxes, it also looks lovely planted in clumps or drifts throughout the border. Plant it near a pathway or entrance, so the scent can best be appreciated; Garden care: Using gloves plant bulbs close together (but not touching), into the basket containing bulb fibre, so their tops are just above the surface of the compost. After potting up, they will need a cool, dark period, which will encourage root growth, so pop them into a black bin liner and leave in the shed or garage. Check them occasionally to make sure the compost does not get too dry, and water them when necessary. When the growing shoot is about 5cm tall, take it out of the bag and bring the pot inside to a cool room away from direct sunlight until the leaves turn green. Afterwards they can be moved closer to the window, but if possible keep them away from central heating radiators. After they have finished flowering they can be planted outside in the garden, where they will flower again (in March or April) the following year.

Camellia japonica Margaret Davis 3 litre pot

Camellia japonica Margaret Davis 3 litre pot
£29.99

Position: partial shade (but not east-facing); Soil: moist but well-drained, humus-rich, acid soil (or ericaceous compost for container-grown specimens); Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: February to March; Hardiness: fully hardy A lovely bi-coloured flowering Camellia with creamy-white petals edged in raspberry. It is originates from Australia and is named after the founding president of the Gardening Clubs there. The ruffled, informal flowers appear in late winter and will often continue through until late spring and really brighten up the dullest of winter days. This is a compact form of Camellia, which is also slower growing than some of the other varieties. It is salt wind tolerant so a good plant for coastal planting; Garden care: To prevent damage to the emerging buds and flowers protect from cold, dry winds and early morning sun. Water established plants in dry weather to prevent bud drop. Apply a balanced liquid fertiliser in mid-spring and again in June. Top-dress annually with shredded bark or well-rotted leaf mould. After flowering lightly trim or prune any branches that spoil the appearance of the plant. Protect container-grown specimens in winter by wrapping with bubble wrap or hessian.

Hyacinthus orientalis Jan Bos 9 bulbs

Hyacinthus orientalis Jan Bos 9 bulbs
Was: £11.97 Now: £9.00

Position: full sun or partial shade; Soil: any well-drained, moderately fertile soil (for container-grown bulbs use two parts John Innes No2 compost to one part sharp grit); Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: April and May; Hardiness: fully hardy An old variety (it was first introduced in 1910), but still very popular as its sweetly scented clusters of vibrant pinkish red, bell-shaped flowers take some beating. It's a superb choice for pots or front of border positions where you want something that stands out. The flowers are incredibly bright and can be used for cutting too. 'Prepared' hyacinths have been through a sequence of cold treatments, which triggers the growing process. This means they tend to flower much earlier than 'unprepared' hyacinths, and they are mainly grown as indoor plants, where their strongly scented flowers will fill your room with their sweet perfume. 'Aiolos' produces densely packed, cylindrical clusters of highly scented, ivory white flowers, which may be in flower as early as Christmas; Garden care: Using gloves plant bulbs close together (but not touching), into shallow bowls containing bulb fibre, so their tops are just above the surface of the compost. After potting up, they will need a cool, dark period, which will encourage root growth, so pop them into a black bin liner and leave in the shed or garage. Check them occasionally to make sure the compost does not get too dry, and water them when necessary. When the growing shoot is about 5cm tall, take it out of the bag and bring the pot inside to a cool room away from direct sunlight until the leaves turn green. Afterwards they can be moved closer to the window, but if possible keep them away from central heating radiators. After they have finished flowering they can be planted outside in the garden, where they will flower again (in March or April) the following year. These bulbs can also be grown in specialist bulb vases. Simply fill the vase with water up to its neck and then sit the bulb on top, making sure the base of the bulb is just above the water. Then treat it in the same way as the potted bulbs.

Cactus collection set of 6 (mixed)

Cactus collection set of 6 (mixed)
£12.99

Position: bright but indirect light; Compost: specialist cacti compost; Rate of growth: slow; Hardiness: tender (indoors only); Current height: approximately 7cm (including pot) This set of 6 mixed (un-named) cacti make a great starter collection, and will look fab lined up on a bright windowsill, potted up together into one large bowl-shaped planter, or an open terrarium-style planter. They are incredibly easy to look after, so make a great option for the first-time house plant gardener; Home care: Place it in a bright spot and in spring and summer, water when the compost gets dry, but make sure it never sits in excess water for any length of time. In autumn cut back on the water and keep it almost dry throughout the winter - watering only if it starts to look a bit shrivelled. Avoid a humid atmosphere (no bathrooms or steamy kitchens) and in the warmer months, open a window or door occasionally so it can enjoy the fresh air. Repot every year or two into a slightly larger pot using cacti compost. You will find it easier to tackle if you concertina a sheet of newspaper and then fold this around the spines, leaving a 'tail' that you can use to lift the plant out of one pot and into another. Otherwise invest in some thorn-proof gloves!.

Zamioculcas zamiifolia Raven ('Dowton') (PBR) 17cm pot - 70cm tall

Zamioculcas zamiifolia Raven ('Dowton') (PBR) 17cm pot - 70cm tall
£29.99

Position: light shade; Soil: good potting compost; Rate of growth: slow; Hardiness: tender (indoors only); Current height: approximately 70cm (including pot); Pot covers: choose a 20cm pot cover to give a good fit over the pot. The fleshy, palm-like foliage of this brand new variety emerges green, but it quickly develops a deep chocolate colouring. This makes it quite a dramatic and unusual specimen, that will become a real feature on a side or console table. Please note that the pot in the photograph is not supplied with the plant (which is sent out in a black plastic pot). They do however make excellent potted plants, and if you wish to pot yours up, we do have a wide range of pots on our website to choose from; Home care: Avoid over-watering by allowing the top of the compost to get dry before watering again. Water less in winter. Mist the leaves with water regularly and maintain temperatures above 15°C. Repot every few years in spring.

Hamamelis × intermedia Jelena 10lt pot (0.8-1m)

Hamamelis × intermedia Jelena 10lt pot (0.8-1m)
£99.99

This shrub is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring. Position: full sun or partial shade; Soil: moderately fertile, moist, well-drained neutral to acid soil; Rate of growth: slow-growing; Flowering period: January to February; Hardiness: fully hardy In winter, this vase-shaped, deciduous shrub has clusters of lightly scented, coppery-orange flowers clinging to bare twigs. In autumn, the bright green leaves turn spectacular shades of yellow, orange and red. The tiered branches of this award-winning variety of witch hazel contrast well with the vertical stems of dogwood. A lovely specimen plant for a sunny and sheltered winter border or woodland edge, where its perfume can be appreciated. The flowering twigs can be cut for the vase in winter; Garden care: In early spring remove any misplaced, crossing or diseased branches and apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted compost or manure around the base of the plant.

Tillandsia capitata Peach 2 + 1 FREE plants

Tillandsia capitata Peach 2 + 1 FREE plants
Was: £17.97 Now: £11.98

Position: bright but indirect light; Soil: these plants do not need to grow in compost!; Rate of growth: slow; Hardiness: tender (indoors only); Current height: plant approximately 5cm Air plants (Tillandias) are incredibly easy to grow as they do not need to be potted up. This one has lovely, soft to the touch foliage, which is usually a pretty silvery green, but before it starts to flower the foliage will take on a purple-peach blush; Home care: These plants do need a humid environment to thrive, so a bright bathroom or steamy kitchen would be ideal. Misting with water a couple of times a week usually supplies sufficient water, although additional watering may be required in a dry hot environment. Remember to shake off any excess water though as they dislike overwatering and should never be allowed to sit in water for any length of time. If possible use rain water, especially in hard water areas, and never use water from a water softener.

Salvia uliginosa 2 litre pot

Salvia uliginosa 2 litre pot
£12.99

This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring. Position: full sun; Soil: moderately fertile, moist but well drained soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: July to September; Hardiness: frost hardy (may need winter protection) This towering beauty produces its clear blue flowers over a couple of months from midsummer - so it's perfect for adding soft, unstructured height and colour to the back of the border. As its common name suggests, it is happiest in soils that are reliably moist but not waterlogged, and it prefers a sunny spot. The flowers mix well with most pinks, purples and plums, and they are also sought after by bees and butterflies; Garden care: To prolong flowering remove the flower spikes as soon they start to fade. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant in spring.

Clematis Piilu 2 lt pot (60cm cane)

Clematis Piilu 2 lt pot (60cm cane)
£14.99

Position: full sun or partial shade; Soil: fertile, well-drained soil, neutral soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: June and September; Hardiness: fully hardy Pale pink flowers with a darker central bar on each petal and contrasting yellow stamens. This variety bears masses of flowers in June and then has a later flush in September. Great for growing up a sunny wall and as it is compact it is excellent for small gardens and for growing in containers; Garden care: Remove dead and damaged stems before growth begins in early spring, cutting all remaining stems back to where strong buds are visible. Apply a slow-release balanced fertiliser and a mulch of well-rotted garden compost around the base of the plant in early spring.

Hydrangea macrophylla Snowball 14cm pot - 40cm tall

Hydrangea macrophylla Snowball 14cm pot - 40cm tall
£24.99

Position: bright, filtered light & afterwards in the garden in full sun or partial shade; Soil: good potting compost, or outdoors in moist, well-drained, moderately fertile soil; Rate of growth: average to fast; Flowering period: mainly summer; Hardiness: fully hardy; Current height: approximately 40cm (including pot); Pot covers: choose a 16cm pot cover to give a good fit over the pot This compact deciduous shrub can be kept in a cool room inside the house and then planted out in the garden once all the flowers have faded. Then, it will go on to produce summer blooms year after year. Please note that the pot in the photograph is not supplied with the plant (which is sent out in a black plastic pot). They do however make excellent potted plants, and if you wish to pot yours up, we do have a wide range of pots on our website to choose from; Garden care: Keep well watered and feed with a balanced liquid fertiliser at regular intervals. If you plant it outside, leave the old flower heads in place through the winter. As the new shoots start to emerge in spring cut back a third to a quarter of the previous seasons flowering stems to the base and cut back the remaining flower heads to the first pair of buds.

Lonicera × tellmanniana 2 litre pot

Lonicera × tellmanniana 2 litre pot
£14.99

This climber is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring. Position: full sun or partial shade; Soil: fertile, humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: average to fast-growing; Flowering period: May and July; Hardiness: fully hardy Bright, tubular unscented flowers are the colour of burnt amber and flushed red in bud, smother this honeysuckle from May to July. This gorgeous, deciduous climber looks lovely as the backdrop for a planting scheme based on 'hot' colours. One of the most unusual honeysuckles, it flowers best on a south-west wall in full sun to light shade with its roots in deep shade; Garden care: Cut back established plants after flowering, removing a third of the flowering shoots. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted compost or manure around the base of the plant in early spring.

Malus Appletini 13cm pot

Malus Appletini 13cm pot
£14.99

This plant is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring. Position: full sun or partial shade; Soil: fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: April and May; Hardiness: fully hardy A new and compact form that produces a mass of pinkish white flowers in spring, followed by a generous crop of small bite-sized fruits, which hang on the tree for a long time and ripen from magenta purple to a rich red. The fruits are roughly the size of a ping pong ball, so much smaller than your average apple, but they taste delicious and as they can be eaten whole, they would be perfect for making mini toffee apples. They are self-fertile so will not need a pollination partner to produce their fruit. Perfect for smaller gardens, they will quite happily grow in a larger pot on the patio or planted in the border; Garden care: When planting incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost in the planting hole and stake firmly. Remove dead, diseased and crossing branches while the tree is dormant. Make sure you keep potted plants well fed and watered.

Polemonium reptans Stairway to Heaven (PBR) 9cm pot

Polemonium reptans Stairway to Heaven (PBR) 9cm pot
£6.99

This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring. Position: full sun or partial shade; Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: slow to average; Flowering period: April to May; Hardiness: fully hardy Forming a low mound of ferny leaves, each mid-green leaflet is strongly edged in creamy white and is flushed with pink during the cooler spring weather. In mid to late spring this foliage is crowned with upright stems bearing clusters of light blue to white flowers. This delightful and colourful perennial is ideal for edging a partially shaded border, or for growing beside a woodland path; Garden care: Cut the plant back straightaway after flowering to encourage a second flush of flowers. In autumn cut the faded flowerheads down to the ground and compost the dead stems.

Ficus lyrata Bambino (PBR) 12cm pot - 35cm tall

Ficus lyrata Bambino (PBR) 12cm pot - 35cm tall
£12.99

Position: bright but indirect light; Soil: good potting compost; Rate of growth: average; Hardiness: tender (indoors only); Current height: approximately 35cm (including pot); Pot covers: choose a 14cm pot cover to give a good fit over the pot. The leaves of this lush evergreen houseplant are large, leathery, and a glossy rich green, and given time (and the appropriate care) it will grow into quite a tall and impressive specimen that does not require too much maintenance. Please note that the pot in the photograph is not supplied with the plant (which is sent out in a black plastic pot). They do however make excellent potted plants, and if you wish to pot yours up, we do have a wide range of pots on our website to choose from; Home care: These are easy plants to care for as long as you are careful with the watering. Only water once the compost is dry to touch, and make sure that the plant isn't left standing in water. You can mist the leaves to increase the humidity - and occasionally wash the leaves with a damp sponge or cloth to keep them glossy. Try to maintain an average temperature no lower than 12°C in the winter, and avoid any sudden drops in the temperature and cold draughts.

Lilium White Twinkle 2 + 1 FREE bulbs

Lilium White Twinkle 2 + 1 FREE bulbs
Was: £11.97 Now: £7.98

Position: full sun; Soil: well-drained soil enriched with leaf mould or a loam-based potting compost, such as John Innes no2; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: July to August; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size: 16/18 A gorgeous lily that opens from slender green buds to gently curving, creamy white petals, that have a smattering of maroon spots towards their base. Often scented, the flowers look wonderful in the summer border, but can also be cut for the vase. The RSPCA have reported that all parts of the lily can be fatal to cats, including the flower, leaves and pollen. For more information visit Rspca.org; Garden care: Lilies can be planted at any time from early autumn, to mid-spring. Planting in autumn often helps them settle in and become better established before they start to put on their new spring growth, but spring planting is a better option if your soil is heavy and wet during winter. Choose a sunny spot, preferably where the plant receives a little light shade at its base, and plant each bulb 15-20cm (6-8in) deep in a well-drained soil, enriched with well-rotted organic matter or leaf mould. Space them at approximately 30cm (12") intervals and provide support before the flowers appear. Deadhead the faded blooms promptly and cut the dead stems back to ground level at the end of autumn.

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