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A handy portable gas heater, for use in outdoor situations. This 1.3kW output Portable gas heater comes complete with simple to use controls and carrying handle. Compatible with standard Butane Gas Cartridges (MSF-1a/CP250).
This is known as 'Lilyturf' as it is similar to an attractive ornamental grass, but also has beautiful purple flowers in Summer, followed by dark-coloured berries in Autumn. These are neat, clump forming evergreen plants, and are very hardy, but can be sensitive to extreme winter cold. In urban and suburban areas, these should be fine, but gardeners in Zone 5 or below should plant in sheltered locations only. This is a Pre-order item, sent fresh Mar-AprAll orders subject to our usual Terms and Conditions
A fantastic pop-up garden tidy bag, which extends to 72cm tall and a capacious width of 60cm. Can be used to tidy up leaves, clippings and prunings, weeds and toys from lawns etc.,
A very striking dark blue flowered Salvia, with dark purple stems. Forms a mound of foliage, topped with flower-spikes to 24ins. A tough perennial, these do well in hot, sunny locations, and make good container plants.
A wide-mesh net, designed to perfectlysupport the growth of climbing plants (such as Beans, Peas, Nasturtiums etc.), without restricting leaf development. Easy to use, and can be attached to fences, or stakes as required. Also perfect for training Clematis, Jasmine and other decorative plants!
A perfect Asiatic Hybrid Lily, which has creamy-white flowers - not pure white, but with a hint of yellow like vanilla ice cream. These are dwarf-flowering, with neat flowering stems growing to 40 or 45cm at most, and with disproportionately, generously sized blooms in Summer. A good hardy variety, which can be started early in a greenhouse for earlier flowering.
These Amaryllis (Hippeastrum) are specially bred to be cold-tolerant, and widely touted as frost-hardy outdoors - with protection. These are smaller than the massive polyploid hybrids, and have masses of gorgeous flowers in early Summer. Plant in March-May in frost-free conditions for best results. These are sold as 'Hardy' by some suppliers, but we're not so wildly optimistic, and although very cold tolerant these do not like winter wet. These may prove hardy as a patio container plant in Cities...
Coral Drops' - a treasure of the alpine house, which can be grown outdoors in favorable locations. Well-drained sandy soil is a must, and can be added to containers to add a Summery burst of colour, or planted in rockeries, or a sheltered border with added sand and grit. This is a Pre-order item, sent fresh Mar-AprAll orders subject to our usual Terms and Conditions
The 'Fairy Lily', originating in South America, this variety produces a wealth of yellow blooms in Summer. These are easy-to-grow bulbs, which will bloom freely once established. Zephyranthes do especially well as container plants and will thrive in a cool greenhouse, and even in exceptionally sheltered positions outdoors (eg., at the base of a south-Facing wall). Freely flowering, particularly after an early-Summer drought. This is a Pre-order item, sent fresh Mar-AprAll orders subject to our usual...
The 'Fairy Lily', originating from Uruguay, and a few other locations in South America. This variety produces a wealth of white blooms in Summer. These are easy-to-grow bulbs, which will bloom freely once established. Zephyranthes do especially well as container plants and will thrive in a cool greenhouse, and even in exceptionally sheltered positions outdoors (eg., at the base of a south-Facing wall). Freely flowering, particularly after an early-Summer drought. This is a Pre-order item, sent fresh...
Pure violet-Blue selection. Height to 40cm or so. The Anemone coronaria are prized by florists for their brigh colours and large flowers. an excelent plant for the garden, and can be started off in the greenhouse over winter for earlier flowering. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
The well-known 'Iron Cross' Oxalis (aka Oxalis tetraphylla), and so easy to grow! Somewhat tender, give these protection from frost and keep dry in Winter. Bright pink flowers are produced in profusion with foliage deeply marked red. These work well as Patio plants, or as house-plants, requiring very little attention. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
A Yellow-flowered Wood Anemone from mainland Europe. These are similar in habit to the UK native Wood Anemone (nemorosa), but with buttercup-yellow flowers in late March. Height to 10cm at most, and slowly spreading by underground stick-like rhizomes to form small colonies. These enjoy a cool root run, good drainage, and a semi shaded position.
One of the easier 'Frits', these multiply quite quickly and have small, eye-catching flowers of Chocolate brown with a defined yellow rim. A nice dwarf species, these grow to about 10cm tall, and are easily accomodated in a mixed container, or planted in a rockery position. Well drained soil is a must. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
Namakwa' is a striking yellow-flowered selection of the 'Cape Cowslip', especially bred for the Floristry trade. The Lachenalia are known by their common name of 'African Cowslip', and are related to the familiar Hyacinth, but nowhere near as frost-hardy. To do well, they need quite a cool growing situation through the Winter and require essentially frost-free conditions throughout. If it gets too warm they tend to go dormant, and the cool conditions are required for flower buds to properly form...
A nice tall 'Squill' which blooms later than most, usually around May, sometimes a little earlier. Valuable to continue interest and colour in late Spring before the Summer perennials kick in! Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
A beautiful Snowdrop species which originates from the Caucasus. This species has conspicuous glossy foliage, which makes a welcome sight in the Spring. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
Mixed colours from this stunning Andean bulb. Somewhat tender but perfect for the conservatory or greenhouse. These are related to Garlic, not that you can tell by looking at the flowers! Leucocoryne are winter-growers and do best grown in a cool greenhouse or in a Conservatory. Sometimes these are planted outdoors in the early Spring after the worst frosts have passed. Possibly hardy in some UK locations, such as Coastal Cornwall, the Western Isles or the Channel Islands and will take down to -...
A wonderful and well-respected Snowdrop variety, with green markings against a white background. Easy to grow. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
A stunning white form of this popular flower. These flower super-early in the year, and naturalise freely given good growing conditions. Delightful flowers are produced in great abundance, and very compact habit - perfect for containers. Plant as a group for maximum effect. Height to 8cm. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
Rare species with exquisite flowers. Blooms are a delicate shade of white, and have a delicate fragrance. These can be grown as border plants, but do better in rockeries or containers. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
Somewhat unusual flower form which always grabs attention from passers-by. Well-drained position preferred. Height to 25cm. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
The 'Honey Flower' a Cottage Garden Favorite. These have striking flowers which put on a long display. Grows to some 80cm in height, flowering in late Spring. Plant in a mixed border, or grow as a tall container plant. Truly spectacular. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
Easy variety - perfect for beginners! Produces a wealth of yellow-tipped flowers in Spring, and tolerant of 'more ordinary' garden conditions compared to some other 'Frits'. A tub packed full of these, planted with Muscari 'Valerie Finnis' is a sight to behold. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
A Stunning favourite of the Autumn Garden, these are known for their violet-purple double flowers, which resemble Waterlilies, hence the name. These can be made to flower in a saucer if supplied early enough in the year, These are usually supplied as 'already flowered', and will flower the following Autumn from planting, given reasonable growing conditions, however we are sometimes able to supply these as 'unflowered' in early Autumn. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject...
A wonderful and rarely-seen bulb which originates in moist meadows and prairies in North America. Easy to grow and enjoying moist soil - which is a rare trait for bulbs. The flowers of this refined species are a light sky-blue, sometimes described as 'Wisteria Blue'. Height to 60cm or more- these make great cut flowers too! Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
A wonderful and easy to grow Allium for Borders and Rockeries. Known as the 'Drumstick' Allium, these have tight little flower-globes of deep pink with green tips. Height to 50cm or a little more if competing for light. Well-drained position preferred. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
Easy-going and early flowering, yet not widely known. Corydalis should be given cool growing conditions and often thrive in part-shade. Good drainage is also valuable. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
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A rare species hailing from dry, almost desert regions. These beatiful Alliums have flowers with an extremely rare shade of blue. Only a handful of Allium species possess this beautiful colour, and Allium caesium has perhaps the showiest flowers of all of them. These really enjoy rockery-type conditions, with sharply drained gravelly soil and moderate fertility - they also do perfectly well in mixed containers provided they are not subjected to zealous overwatering. Height to 50 or 60cm in flower...
Stunning 'Firecracker Flower'. These make a superb plant for growing in Pots, Windowboxes, Rockeries and anywhere else that has good drainage and maximum sunlight! Make an amazing cut-flower and look too tropical to be hardy, but survive British winters perfectly if planted in a well-drained position. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
Gorgeous Spring Flower with flowers in various shades of Bright Pink, Mauve and the occasional pure white. Corydalis should be given cool growing conditions and often thrive in part-shade. Good drainage is also valuable. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
Unusual variety with blue-tinted, Purple flowers. Corydalis should be given cool growing conditions and often thrive in part-shade. Good drainage is also valuable. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
Perfect for rockeries! This species is one of the hardiest Oxalis for the Garden, preferring a sheltered position and doing best with excellent drainage. Flowers in spring, with bright pink blooms that open up like umbrellas. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
Really good plant for naturalising under trees, in Borders, or wherever you like! These terrific Alliums have long stems with clusters of nodding white flowers in April. An established clump will flower over quite a long period, and these are very maintenance-free once established. Height to 50cm.Delivery from October to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
Unusual Dwarf Species. The 'Hoop Petticoat' Daffodil is a really 'different' kind of Narcissus, and flowers at the same time as Crocus tommasinianus 'Ruby Giant' - what a colour combination these make when planted together! Very unusual. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
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The patriotic Tulip! Red White and Blue. This dwarf species type works well in containers. Tulips are prolific bloomers and so easy to grow. Many people treat these like Bedding plants, with the exception that these will flower year after year provided they have been planted properly. The trick is to plant deeply, and to ensure the soil is well-drained. Scottish gardeners know that it is a good idea to add a layer of grit under the bulb to help them cope with the wet Scottish winter - but this is...
Beautiful Spring flower for semi-shade. Corydalis should be given cool growing conditions and often thrive in part-shade. Good drainage is also valuable. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
Unique colour combination on this stunning dwarf variety! Very early flowering and one of the best varieties for Rockeries. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
Bright yellow blooms, to 10cm, early flowering, a little earlier than E.hyemalis. The Winter Aconite is a great plant to naturalise in shaded locations, bursting into flower very early in the year and slowly colonising an area by self-seeding. These make a welcome addition to Rockeries and Containers, and can be interplanted with Anemone blanda to provide a wider spectrum. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
A selection of the 'Californian Wild Hyacinth' Brodiaea californica, which has especially nice flowers with an upward facing habit. The blooms are a wonderful shade of Violet-pink, with a white centre. These are fully hardy, but enjoy a well-drained and Sunny position -perfect for a rockery or mixed container. In the right spot they can succeed in a mixed border too - but Slugs will go for them, so ensure precautions are taken. Simply stunning flowers, which always attract admiration. Height to ...
A wonderful pink form of this delightful species. These can be grown naturalised in lawns, and have cheerful star-shaped flowers. Related to the Garlic family, these have showy flowers on short stems, and will naturalise over time. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
Rosabeth' is an exquisite new variety of Lachenalia, similar to Lachenalia quadricolor, but selected for superior form, vigor and habit. The exterior petals are a pinkish red, and the interior petals are a vivid green - overall effect: Tres Exotique! The Lachenalia are known by their common name of 'African Cowslip', and are related to the familiar Hyacinth, but nowhere near as frost-hardy. To do well, they need quite a cool growing situation through the Winter and require essentially frost-free...
Hardy Dragon Arum. Growing to 1 metre in height or more, these have maroon spathes and a near-black spadix. These use a carrion smell to attract pollinating insects, however this only lasts for a day, and the flowers last much longer. Really exotic-looking plants, we recommend growing these in a Wooded spot or as a back-of-border plant. Stunning. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
Pure White ''Autumn Crocus'. Not a true Crocus species, these have been grown in the past as a source of the potent Medicine Colchicine, which was used in ancient times as an anti-cancer drug, and is still prescribed today for Gout. Colchicine is a highly toxic alkaloid, so Colchicum bulbs must not be eaten. Colchicine is also used to induce polyploidy in plants, and is responsible for modern Strawberries and the important hybrid wheat, Triticale. Techinical info aside, these plants make a fantastic...
Large Flowered 'Autumn Crocus'. Not a true Crocus species, these have been grown in the past as a source of the potent Medicine Colchicine, which was used in ancient times as an anti-cancer drug, and is still prescribed today for Gout. Colchicine is a highly toxic alkaloid, so Colchicum bulbs must not be eaten. Colchicine is also used to induce polyploidy in plants, and is responsible for modern Strawberries and the important hybrid wheat, Triticale. Techinical info aside, these plants make a fantastic...
The 'Spring Snowflake', flowering earlier than Leucojum aestivum (the Summer Snowflake). These are closely related to Snowdrops, but are about twice as big. These make a bold but refined addition to the Spring Garden, and follow on very nicely from Snowdrops and make a god companion to Muscari (Grape Hyacinth) and Narcissus varieties. Height in flower to 30cm. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
Woodstock' is one of the most eye-catching of Hyacinths, with a rich purple colouring that really stands out. Perfect for use as a cut flower, with long lasting and sweetly scented blooms. A robust and reliable Spring-flowering bulb, renowned for their elegance and sweet fragrance - Hyacinths are superb bulbs for planting in containers, borders or even for forcing for early indoor flowering. We stock only top bedding-grade Hyacinths, and these can be used for forcing as well - though with very slightly...
Dwarf flowering bulb - ideal planted in pots as an early Springtime display.Snow-Glories grow to 10cm in height, and flower very early in the year. These plants will divide each year to form small colonies and may even self-seed in favorable spots. Grow in containers or Rockeries for maximum effect. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
Bright Violet-blue flowers. This unusual Asian species is a little on the 'frost tende side', but will prove hardy planted deeply in a warm, sunny location, given good drainage. Really spectacular plants in flower - can be naturalised in meadows too. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
Perfect for naturalising, tolerant of shade. Graceful flowers which have grey-green backs to the petals, set against pure white. Growing to some 40cm in height or so - these are really unusual, and make a great contribution to the usual Spring-flowering brigade. Easy to grow, European Native, prefering semi-shade but quite adaptable. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
Passion' is a special selected form of the 'Sand Leek', Allium scordoprasum. These are reputedly edible, but put to much better use in the ornamental garden! The beautiful flowers have an excellent contrast in colour with white-centred, dark pink flowers spouting from a tight globular base of small red-green bulbils. Height to about 50cm, these look good as a group in a border, or in small clumps in mixed containers. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms...
Spring Snowflake - large flowers! Similar in appearance to an overgrown Snowdrop, these flower quite late in the Spring, perhaps as late as May in some years. Grows to 30cm tall or more. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
A selection of a variety of super-early flowering varieties. Easy and rewarding! Perfect for naturalising in lawns or growing in pots. Height to 12cm. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
Bulbs planted per Pot (approx):3 Ready-Potted and Growing in 11cm Pot (1 Litre) -White Lion' has beautiful fully double flowers of pure white and Vanilla-cream, with a sweet fragrance. These are tall-flowering, and appear later than many of the other Narcissus varieties, but are well worth the wait. Rarely seen, this variety should be better known than it is. 'White Lion' is an especially good cut-flower with long stems and long lasting too. Height to 45cm or more. -Our Potted Bulbs are usually Shipped...
Bulbs planted per Pot (approx):3 Ready-Potted and Growing in 7cm Pot -A well-known and loved miniature 'Daff', with bright yellow fragrant blooms. Good forcer, and often sold as potted plants in Spring. -Our Potted Bulbs are usually Shipped while in relatively early stages of Shoot and Root growth ('In the Green'), however most Autumn-flowering (winter-growing) varieties will have already flowered at this point and will be more advanced in growth. Spring Flowering varieties should still flower at...
A beautiful deep purple variety with a pinkish eye. Excellent variety for cut flowers, with long stems and a glorious depth of colour.
Prairie Blue Eyes' is a classic Hemerocallis variety, with deep purple-pink flowers - the closest to 'Blue' that is seen in these plants. The colour changes slightly as the flowers age through the day.Hemerocallis can flower over a very long period in Summer, although each blooms lasts only a day.
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A classic variety which is always in demand - the bright contrasting colours make a shameless display in the flowerbeds, height to 24ins or so.
This is a rarely-offered Jacob's Ladder variety which has lush ferny foliage and a long display of red-flushed yellow flowers. Individual plants of this species tend to be short-lived, perhaps lsting for 2-3 years, however they will self-seed in profusion if allowed to, and act as valuable ground-cover. Good plant for a dense border, supressing weeds and adding year-round interest.
Quality 'Red Hot Poker' bred for borders. Produces many flower spikes over a lon period, with beautiful tangerine-orange flowers. 'Alcazar' forms a strong clump in just a few years, and is very hardy.
Dwarf Iris, with deep purple flowers.Perfect Rockery plant, requiring more drainage than ordinary garden conditions allow - but ideal for containers. Feed well in Spring for repeat flowering year after year. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
Helen Elizabeth' is a smallish variety, growing to 90cm at most, with large salmon-pink flowers. Oriental Poppies are a worthwhile and carefree plant for the border. A wide variety of colours and forms are available, and they all compliment each other nicely. The feathery foliage and long-lasting seedheads make the plants decorative even when not in flower. They make a good and long-lived clump, which will flower for many many years in late Spring.
Dwarf Iris Mixture -excellent value for money! A variety of colours. Perfect Rockery plant, requiring more drainage than ordinary garden conditions allow - but ideal for containers. Feed well in Spring for repeat flowering year after year. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
A stunning white form of this popular flower. These flower super-early in the year, and naturalise freely given good growing conditions. Delightful flowers are produced in great abundance, and very compact habit - perfect for containers. Plant as a group for maximum effect. Height to 8cm.Approx Bulbs per Pot (minimum): 5In early stages of growth
Bright Blue flowers and easy going attitude! These are adaptable to a range of conditions, tolerating even shade. Scilla bifolia self-seeds freely, and sometimes crosses with other Scilla species as well as Chionodoxa, creating a range of interesting progeny. A perfect container plant, and makes a nice combination planted with Chionodoxa lucillae alba and Anemone blanda varieties. Height to 10cm.Approx Bulbs per Pot (minimum): 4In early stages of growth
Aquilegia (Columbine) Unlabelled- Oh no! We lost the label for this variety! We believe these to most likely be Aquilegia 'Black Barlow' or perhaps 'Blue Barlow'- but we're not entirely sure, so we're offering these as 'Unlabelled' and at a cut-price. Being a sturdy garden perennial, you can't go wrong with an Aquilegia, as they get bigger and better each year. The 'Barlow Series' is a particularly nice set of Aquilegia too - so if these are indeed what we suspect them to be you can expect stems...
A highly noticeable pure white selection of Monkshood, producing tall spires of blooms of about 3ft, in mid-summer. Roots are poisonous when eaten, so exercise common-sense safety when transplanting.
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A fantastic tall Astilbe with lilac-pink flower plumes in mid to late Summer. These can reach 1m in height in flower, making a prominent statement in the border. Astilbe enjoy moist soil and should not be allowed to dry out.
Number of Bulbs Planted per Pot (indicative):3Potted and Growing in 9cm PotWow! Perhaps the most often-seen of the classic tall-flowered Alliums, and with good reason! The majestic purple flowerheads rise above the strap-like foliage, to a height of over 1 metre, attracting Butterflies, Bumblebees and other pollinating insects, followed by ornamental seedheads.
A striking bright pink mini-tulip, with a black petal base. Height to 15cm or more. Tulips are prolific bloomers and so easy to grow. Many people treat these like Bedding plants, with the exception that these will flower year after year provided they have been planted properly. The trick is to plant deeply, and to ensure the soil is well-drained. Scottish gardeners know that it is a good idea to add a layer of grit under the bulb to help them cope with the wet Scottish winter - but this is just as...
These are seedlings from a specimen of 'Potentilla x Tonguei', a much respected hybrid with some Potentilla nepalensis in the mix. This herbaceous variety will produce flowers of various shades of red, depending on the plant, with some plants having a strong yellow blush and others a pure red. A fantastic perennial, which is perfect for large containers, or the border.
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Bright purple flowers in Early Spring! These flowers are visited by early Bumblebees, and are an important source of nectar early in the year. A truly remarkable and intense shade of purple - plant in a group for best effect. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
Striking dark blue flowers.This rare relative of the Grape Hyacinth has a robust habit and intense flowers. Grow in containers, in combination with Bellevaia romana for maximum effect. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
One of the finest Crocus chrysanthus cultivars - 'Ard Schenk' boasts pure white flower very early in the year. A wonderful variety for planting under Trees and Shrubs, these are an old favourite among those who love their Crocus. Height in flower to 10cm or so. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
A superb species for a wild garden or large border, where these can spread freely - and they will. These plants grow to a height of 1.5m or more and are adorned with many beautiful mini-sunflowers. Fully Perennial - lasting for years and years. This species is also known as H. pauciforus and H.rigidus, and is related to the Jerusalem Artichoke. This is the 'laetiflorus' of the seed trade, but not the 'x laetiflorus' of botany, which is a hybrid with Jerusalem Artichoke.
Similar to Bluebells, but more resistant to full sun and these do NOT freely interbreed with the native Bluebell, despite being quite closely related. These bulbs are perfect for planting in rockeries as they are sturdy but do not become invasive. Height in flower to 18cm, and blooming about a month later than Bluebell species.
One of the best known varieties among enthusiasts, 'Quadricolor' is a bit of a favorite due to its' ease of growth and ability to from strong flowering clumps in relatively little time. The Lachenalia are known by their common name of 'African Cowslip', and are related to the familiar Hyacinth, but nowhere near as frost-hardy. To do well, they need quite a cool growing situation through the Winter and require essentially frost-free conditions throughout. If it gets too warm they tend to go dormant...
A choice perennial with shiny neat mats of foliage, and bright pink flowers held on tall stems during the Summer. A surprisingly hardy plant, originally fom South Africa, and makes a perfect addition to containers and rockeries. Also a great little plant for the front of a border. Height in flower 45cm.
The beautiful white Wood Anemone. Flowering in April. From cultivated stock, these have larger flowers than the truly native plants, and often with a pink blush. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are subject to our Terms and Conditions
A diminutive Foxglove with pale Yellow blooms. In it's native North America, these can be found growing in woodland clearings, in semi-shaded positions, and do best when grown among other plants, although they will stand some direct sun. Height only 45cm or so. An easy-care plant, which lives for 2-3 years, usually self-seeding.
Saffron Crocus - Autumn flowering species.This is the source of true Saffron, the spice of commerce. Thriving in a sunny position, these are fully hardy and will produce flowers after a good warm growing season. It is the stigma of the flower which is plucked and dried to be sold as Saffron. A fantastic, decorative Autumn-flowering Crocus species, these can be the highlight of a rockery or container, and have grassy foliage through the Winter months. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre...
A more unusual variety, with light pink flowers, fading to almost white. These are adaptable to a range of conditions, tolerating even shade. Scilla bifolia self-seeds freely, and sometimes crosses with other Scilla species as well as Chionodoxa, creating a range of interesting progeny. A perfect container plant, and makes a nice combination planted with Chionodoxa lucillae, Chionodoxa sardensis and Anemone blanda varieties. Height to 10cm. Delivery from late September to NovemberAll pre-orders are...
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Unusual Pink Flowers on long stems. Grow these in pots for a superb accent to Patios and Doorsteps, or planted out in a group for growing in Rockeries or sunny borders. Delivery from late September to November This is a Pre-order item, sent fresh Mar-AprAll orders subject to our usual Terms and Conditions Customers who bought this product also bought * Prices incl. of applicable Tax, plus our low flat-rateStandard Delivery Charge (£4.20 per order within UK, First Class Post) or International Delivery...
A favorite of the Cottage Garden, these foliage plants have inconspicuous yellow-green flowers in Summertime. Most importantly, the attractive mid-green foliage helps to suppress weeds, and has the distinctive quality of catching rain and dew drops in little beads which cover the leaves. Kids love these as much as anyone else.
Picotee' has flowers of a cream shade, with a strong orange picotee edge to the petals. Oriental Poppies are a worthwhile and carefree plant for the border. A wide variety of colours and forms are available, and they all compliment each other nicely. The feathery foliage and long-lasting seedheads make the plants decorative even when not in flower. They make a good and long-lived clump, which will flower for many many years in late Spring. This is a Pre-order item, sent fresh Mar-AprAll orders subject...
Bulbs planted per Pot (approx):4 Ready-Potted and Growing in 9cm Round Pot -Rupert' is a stunning purple-violet selection of Cape Cowslip, ideally suited as a pot-plant. The Lachenalia are known by their common name of 'African Cowslip', and are related to the familiar Hyacinth, but nowhere near as frost-hardy. To do well, they need quite a cool growing situation through the Winter and require essentially frost-free conditions throughout. If it gets too warm they tend to go dormant, and the cool...
Helen Elizabeth' is a smallish variety, growing to 90cm at most, with large salmon-pink flowers. Oriental Poppies are a worthwhile and carefree plant for the border. A wide variety of colours and forms are available, and they all compliment each other nicely. The feathery foliage and long-lasting seedheads make the plants decorative even when not in flower. They make a good and long-lived clump, which will flower for many many years in late Spring. This is a Pre-order item, sent fresh Mar-AprAll...
This is the unadulterated pure species, Gloriosa superba - the famous 'Flame Flower' so widely desired. A tropical perennial, these grow as scambling vines with twining tendrils that help to support the stems. The exotic flowers are a beautiful thing, and beloved by pollinating insects. All parts of the plant and especially the Tubers are rich in Toxic alkaloids including Colchicine, so wear gloves if handling and do not consume. These have a traditional use in Herbal medicine, but it is not to be...
Blanche de Meru' - a beautiful variety with colourful flowers of deep pink and white. Gloxinia (Sinningia speciosa) have been grown in Europe since their introduction in 1817. These versatile houseplants are tolerant of a range of conditions, and have some of the showiest flowers around! These easily have an equal decorative value to a small vase of Gerbera - but the blooms just keep coming over a longer period, usually from Summer through the Autumn. Plants will typically retain vigor for 2-3 years...
Bulbs planted per Pot (approx):1 Ready-Potted and Growing in 9cm Pot -This unusual and rarely-seen species has a soft clumping habit, a little like Chives - producing a tuft of green grassy foliage, and adorned with globes of soft-pink flowers in late Spring. These are compact plants which come from mountainous regions, and so enjoy rockery-type conditions. They are also superbly suited to containers, and give the 'globe allium' effect, without being out-of-proportion. Height to 45cm at most. -Our...
Bulbs planted per Pot (approx):1 Ready-Potted and Growing in 11cm Pot (1 Litre) -Hardy Dragon Arum. Growing to 1 metre in height or more, these have maroon spathes and a near-black spadix. These use a carrion smell to attract pollinating insects, however this only lasts for a day, and the flowers last much longer. Really exotic-looking plants, we recommend growing these in a Wooded spot or as a back-of-border plant. Stunning. -Our Potted Bulbs are usually Shipped while in relatively early stages...
Bulbs planted per Pot (approx):2 Ready-Potted and Growing in 7cm Pot -Cute miniature species! These tiny 'Frits' have chocolate brown bell-shaped flowers with fine netting on the interior. Grow in gritty well-drained compost, ideally a rockery for best results - treat as an Alpine. Rarely seen, these make a wonderful plant for a container. -Our Potted Bulbs are usually Shipped while in relatively early stages of Shoot and Root growth ('In the Green'), however most Autumn-flowering (winter-growing...
Number of Bulbs Planted per Pot (indicative):3Potted and Growing in 7cm PotGrape Hyacinths - easy Springtime Colour. This unusual variety has feathery plumes of flowers instead of the small bell-shaped flowers normally seen. The Colour is an intense violet pink shade, and this is a taller variety than most, with somewhat overladen stems streching to 40cm.Grow as a front-of border curiosity.
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