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RHS plants from Thompson and Morgan

by Sarah - February 16th, 2012.
Filed under: Thompson and Morgan.

Their RHS range of plants is worth a look!
Thompson & Morgan just added these new items

Arum Lily 'Green Goddess' - 1 tuber

Arum Lily ‘Green Goddess’ – 1 tuber £9.99
NEW in 2012Stunning creamy white spathes with fresh green tips make these exotic calla lilies highly sought after for flower arrangements, with stems carrying hefty price tags in the shops. The elegant blooms of Arum ‘Green Goddess’ rise above sumptuous backdrop of large, glossy green, arrow shaped foliage. This RHS AGM variety is hardy to -5C(23F), and adds subtle sophistication to moist borders and the edges of ponds. Height: 75cm (30”). Spread: 60cm (24”).

Butterfly Mix - RHS Garden Explorers Children's Seeds - 1 packet (1 gram)

Butterfly Mix – RHS Garden Explorers Children’s Seeds – 1 packet (1 gram) £1.49
Attract butterflies into your garden with this special selection of flowers they really like. We are very easy to sow direct into the ground either in the border or in random blocks and by summer your garden will be filled with colour and wildlife. Height Range: 30-100cm.Did You Know? Butterflies and moths are fussy and don’t like any old flower. They all prefer special flowers for nectar and special plants for feeding their caterpillars.

Dianthus Collection - 10 jumbo plugs

Dianthus Collection – 10 jumbo plugs £4.99
Each superb variety in this exceptional hardy collection holds an RHS Award of Garden Merit. Blooming non-stop throughout the summer, these delightful evergreen Dianthus plants will brighten up your borders and containers. Pick a bunch to enjoy long-lasting cut flowers indoors too. Height: 40cm (16″). Spread: 30cm (12″).Collection comprises:Dianthus ‘Haytors Rock’- Double pink blooms streaked with splashes of scarlet. Dianthus ‘Doris’ – A compact variety with pale pink petals and a deep pink centre.Dianthus ‘Gran’s Favourite’ – Lacy white blooms edged in raspberry pink. Perfect for eyecatching flower arrangements.Dianthus ‘Valda Wyatt’ – Sweetly scented, rose pink blooms with pretty fringed petals.Dianthus ‘Haytor’ – Simple white, fringed blooms and a lovely sweet fragrance. Culinary note: Dianthus flowers are edible. Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Diane' - 1 plant in 9cm pot

Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Diane’ – 1 plant in 9cm pot £12.99
During the bleak winter months, this deciduous shrub bears an explosion of rich red, spidery blooms. The sweetly scented, shaggy flowers of Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Diane’ cling resiliently to its leafless twigs. The summer foliage of Witch Hazel forms a simple backdrop for summer flowering perennials, before turning to vibrant shades of brilliant orange and red in autumn. Awarded an RHS Award of Garden Merit, this majestic specimen shrub is ideal for adding colour and interest to mixed borders and woodland gardens throughout the year. Height and spread: 4m (13’).

Helianthemum Collection - 5 jumbo plugs - 1 of each variety

Helianthemum Collection – 5 jumbo plugs – 1 of each variety £9.99
These tough little rock roses are hardy, drought tolerant and trouble-free, producing glorious colour from late spring to midsummer. If pruned after flowering, they’ll even reward you with a second flush of blooms in late summer! The nectar-rich flowers, set against a backdrop of silvery, semi-evergreen foliage, are loved by bees and other insects. This helianthemum collection makes excellent groundcover or a versatile addition to rockeries or hot, dry borders. Height: 20cm (8”). Spread: 30cm (12”). Collection comprises the following varieties:Helianthemum ‘Ben Mohr’ – Orange, saucer shaped flowers. Helianthemum ‘Pink Angel’ – An abundance of delicate double, pink flowers. Helianthemum ‘The Bride’ – A pretty, white rock rose with an RHS Award of Garden Merit. Helianthemum ‘Ben Fhada’ – Bright, primrose yellow blooms with golden egg-yolk centres. Helianthemum ‘Fireball’ – Fantastic double scarlet petals.

Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle' - 1 plant in 9cm pot

Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’ – 1 plant in 9cm pot £9.99
It’s easy to see why Hydrangea ‘Annabelle’ is an RHS AGM winner. The extraordinary shrub produces enormous spherical flower heads that contrast beautifully with the dark green foliage. Simply breathtaking in shady borders, the extraordinary flower heads are also prized by florists for creating elegant dried flower arrangements. A lovely specimen for a woodland garden. Height and spread: 250cm (98”).

Lily 'Firecracker tigrinum Splendens' - 3 bulbs

Lily ‘Firecracker tigrinum Splendens’ – 3 bulbs £9.99
NEW in 2012New giant border lilies 20-30 blooms per stemBeautiful intense coloursMore flowers year after year Wonderful fragrancePerfect for borders and large potsCandelabras of freckled, orange lily flowers are borne on each sturdy stem. Tiger Lily ‘Firecracker tigrinum Splendens’ makes a superb display in large patio containers and adds height and colour to mixed borders. This exquisite RHS AGM variety also makes an excellent cut flower. Height: 150cm (59″). Spread: 40cm (16″). Useful links:How to grow bulbs, corms and tubers 

Streptocarpus x hybridus 'Dibley's Dragon Mixed' F1 Hybrid - 1 packet (25 seeds)

Streptocarpus x hybridus ‘Dibley’s Dragon Mixed’ F1 Hybrid – 1 packet (25 seeds) £1.49
T&M are delighted to be able to offer this spectacular mixture. Dragon Mixed is a high quality uniform mixture in a wide range of exciting and unique colours and patterns. Bred by Streptocarpus specialist and RHS Gold medal winners Dibley’s Nurseries.

Verbena 'Peaches and Cream' - 36 plug plants

Verbena ‘Peaches and Cream’ – 36 plug plants £10.99
Carefree easy-grow annualEvenly spread buds open to reveal clusters of salmon-orange flowers that individually fade through apricot to creamy yellow. This RHS AGM variety is an excellent performer flowering over a long period throughout summer, regardless of the weather! The trailing stems of Verbena ‘Peaches and Cream’ make this the perfect choice for filling gaps in hanging baskets, window boxes and containers. Height and spread: 30cm (12”).