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Other Flower Bulbs & Tubers


In this category you'll find many different types of flower bulbs and tubers - orchids, lily of the valley, English bluebells, snowdrops and many other well-known varieties and some not-so-common ones too.



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Polianthes tuberosa Duo Collection

Tuberose

Polianthes was a popular plant in Victorian times and now it has been re-discovered, this tuberose is well and truly back in vogue. Polianthes 'Duo Collection' has spires of fragrant, waxy blooms, which create a gorgeous scent on a summer evening. Best planted in containers for the most successful results and then moved indoors for the winter. They also make excellent flowers for cutting. Treat yourself to the Victorian favourite 'The Pearl' and the new, modern 'Pink Sapphire'. Height: 120cm (48"). Spread: 15cm (6"). Supplied as tubers. More info
    • 16 polanthes bulbs (mixed)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £39.98 £24.99

Polianthes tuberosa 'Pink Sapphire'

Tuberose

The Tuberose has long been admired for its exquisite, rich perfume. Until recently, only white cultivars were available, but Polianthes tuberosa 'Pink Sapphire' marks a real breeding breakthrough. Rose pink blooms with fully double petals are carried in stocky flower spikes that make astonishing cut flowers. This half hardy tuberous perennial is perfect for growing in containers on a sunny patio, where its fragrance can be enjoyed on warm summer evenings. Polianthes tuberosa requires a minimum temperature of 15°C (59°F), so be sure to move them indoors over winter for another beguiling display next year. Height: 120cm (48"). Spread: 15cm (6").

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    • 3 polianthes tuberosa bulbs

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    • £14.99
    • 6 polianthes tuberosa bulbs

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    • £29.98 £19.99

Curcuma Collection

Curcuma alismatifolia, Siam Tulip, Ornamental Turmeric

  • Rare summer flowering bulb
  • Be one of the first to grow these exotic Thai flowers in the UK
  • Perfect summer patio pot plant and winter houseplant.

Add a touch of Thailand to your summer patio or conservatory! You may have seen these exotic flowers in luxury tropical bouquets, but it's unlikely you've seen them growing in a garden setting here in the UK. We've managed to secure a limited stock of these unusual summer flowering bulbs, so you can be one of the first UK gardeners to add them to your displays for real wow factor on the patio this summer. Despite their exotic looks, curcuma tubers are no more difficult to grow than frost tender begonias and dahlias. Start them into growth in early spring on a warm windowsill or in the greenhouse for months of summer colour on the patio from their alien-like, waxy flowerheads. Each flower spike is a work of art and is perfectly shown off above the ornamental pleated foliage. All varieties in our mix are winter temperature hardy, but we’ve given them a half-hardy rating because they won't cope outside during a wet winter. If you can keep them dry, then by all means leave them outside during the colder months to go into a dormant phase, but we think you'll get more from these luxurious Siam tulips if you bring them in before the first autumn frost and let them bloom through winter on a warm windowsill. Curcuma ‘Anna Pink’ will add a flash of hot pink to your displays. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread 30cm (12").

 

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    • 1 Curcuma 'Anna Pink' tuber

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    • £11.99
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    • 1 Curcuma 'Green Pearl' tuber

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Polianthes tuberosa 'The Pearl'

Tuberose

  • The world's most fragrant bulb
Spikes of intensely fragrant, waxy white flowers are produced throughout summer, which make enthralling cut flowers. The semi-double, fragrant tuberose flowers of this relatively unknown bulb are carried above narrow, lance shapes leaves. Polianthes tuberosa requires a minimum temperature of 15C (59F) so it is ideal for a heated greenhouse or conservatory. It can also be grown outdoors in containers or sheltered sunny borders, if it is lifted and stored frost-free over winter. Bulb size: 14/16. Height: 120cm (48"). Spread: 20cm (8").

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    • 5 polianthes bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 10 polianthes bulbs

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    • £29.98 £19.99

Galtonia 'Summer Hyacinth'

Galtonia candicans

As other summer performers are going past their best, our Galtonia bulbs will burst forth to offer an elegant floral display from July through to September. Tall flower spikes produce nodding, bell-shaped flowers of white and green that go on to produce a light but heady scent. Erect strap-like leaves offer an architectural element to planting displays. Make sure to set your Galtonia plants close to seating areas where they can be enjoyed at their best. For the best display plant this South African native in a sunny spot to encourage strong flowering. Height 100cm (39"). Spread: 50cm (20").

 

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    • 10 galtonia bulbs

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    • £9.99
    • 20 galtonia bulbs

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    • £19.98 £14.99

Freesia 'Patio Perfection'

  • The best freesias we have ever grown!

Freesias seem to have acquired a reputation for being lanky and reluctant to bloom - Freesia 'Patio Perfection' dispels that myth! This superb variety produces glorious fragrant blooms of florist-quality. Its short, stiff stems won't need staking and remain proudly upright throughout the growing season. Perfect for growing in patio containers where their fragrance can be appreciated. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 15cm (6").


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    • 8 freesia corms

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    • £9.99
    • 16 freesia corms

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    • £14.99
    • 32 freesia corms

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    • £39.96 £24.99

Nerine bowdenii 'Mister John'

Bowden Cornish Lily

Nerines have become an autumn essential in recent years, they are a must-have for adding the ‘designer’s touch’ to late season planting schemes. While the straight species N. Bowdenii is widely available we are pleased to offer Nerine ‘Mister John’, from the latest breeding programme in Holland, which brings a shocking magenta to the nerine colour pallete. With up to 10 lily-like blooms per stem, this new nerine really stands out from the crowd, providing vibrant colour when other blooms are scarce. The tall clean stems and long-lasting blooms make excellent cut flower subjects. Treat as a container specimen plant or set out in full sun in free draining border soil. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 35cm (14").

 

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    • 5 nerine bulbs

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    • £9.99
    • 10 nerine bulbs

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    • £19.98 £14.99

Crinum cintho 'Alpha'

A delightful vanilla fragrance and flowers with bold burgundy stripes on the outside.

 

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    • 1 crinium bulb

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    • £9.99
    • 2 crinium bulbs

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    • £19.98 £14.99

Spring Flowering Bulb Collection

This collection includes four of the most popular and colourful spring-flowering bulbs: Allium Moly, Oxalis, Anemone de Caen and Brodiaea (25 bulbs of each). Plant them amongst perennials for early colour or in borders and patio pots for a bright display. Supplied as bulbs.
  • Collection includes;

  • Allium moly - A vigorous little allium bearing dense clusters of star-shaped, golden yellow flowers from late spring. Neat clumps of grey-green, strap-like foliage are quick to establish and will rapidly spread to naturalize beneath shrubs and throughout woodland areas. Allium moly is easy to grow, needing little attention throughout the season, and returning in a bigger and better display each year. Bulb size 4/5. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 5cm (2").
  • Oxalis - This ornamental Shamrock is as versatile as it is pretty. Oxalis tetraphylla 'Iron Cross' is mainly grown for its clover-like, bright green leaves with a dark purple band at the base of each leaflet. From early summer, the distinctive foliage is paired with rosy pink, tubular flowers. Bulb size 4/5. Height and spread: 15cm (6").
  • Anemone 'De Caen' - Silky, long-lasting blooms with delicately cupped petals are carried on individual stems in a vibrant mix of bold colours. These beautiful windflowers are ideal for cutting, but make sure you leave a few in the garden as they will attract pollinating insects to their captivating blooms. Undemanding and easy to grow, this colourful mix of Anemone coronaria 'De Caen' bulbs is perfect for growing in containers or at the front of borders. Bulb size 3/4. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").
  • Brodiaea - A good all rounder, perfect for planting in containers, borders and rockeries. Produces clusters of double funnel shaped blooms in a rich bluish mauve. An easy to grow spring bloomer, excellent for seasonal cut flower displays – stems will last up to two weeks in the vase. Bulb size 4/5.

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    • 100 spring bulbs (25 of each variety)

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    • £19.99

Hymenocallis x festalis 'Zwanenburg'

Spider Lily, Ismene

  • Spider lily - ideal for patios!

Exotic blooms consisting of large white, cups surrounded by six long, curled petals give rise to the common name Spider Lily. This unusual, evergreen plant produces its architectural flowers from late spring to early summer atop tall sturdy stems and exudes a delightful sweet fragrance. Grow Hymenocallis x festalis 'Zwanenburg' in a greenhouse, conservatory or containers on the patio, where it can easily be given frost protection over winter. Bulb size: 12/14. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 30cm (12").


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    • 10 hymenocallis bulbs

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    • £14.99
    • 20 hymenocallis bulbs

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    • £19.99

Commelina tuberosa

Dayflower, Bird-bill Day Flower, Widow's Tears

Intense blue flowers. Wonderful in containers, rock gardens and the border.

 

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    • 10 commelina tubers

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    • £8.99
    • 20 commelina tubers

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    • £17.98 £12.99

Freesia Mixed

  • A cut flower favourite you can grow at home
  • Strong solid colours
  • Rich perfume for vase display
The Freesia ‘Classic Collection’ comprises a mix of strong solid flower colours for vibrant container displays in the garden or statement cut flower displays in the home. We’ve stuck with single flowered varieties with this elegant collection of freesia plants, in order to bring the strongest perfume to your displays. The freesia flowers are produced on short, stiff stems that won't need staking and remain proudly upright throughout the growing season. Perfect for growing in patio containers where their fragrance can be appreciated. Alternatively plant freesia corms at the front of a sunny border where you can get up close to that iconic perfume. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 15cm (6").

 

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    • 25 freesia mixed corms

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    • £6.99
    • 50 freesia mixed corms

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    • £13.98 £9.99