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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

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £11.99
    • 1 Curcuma 'Green Pearl' tuber

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    • £11.99
    • 3 curcuma tubers - 1 of each variety

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    • £35.96 £19.99
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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

Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy'

Pineapple Lily

  • Standout colour selection
  • Architectural and colourful
  • Exotic looks, hardy habit

This exotic-looking summer flowering bulb might look like it needs mollycoddling, but looks can be deceptive! This standout colour selection offers striking spikes of pink star-shaped flowers surrounded by rich burgundy foliage, offering a really luxuriant feel to border plantings and patio container displays. Plant Eucomis ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ in a sunny position to encourage months of colour. While easy to grow and very hardy we recommend applying an autumn mulch over the bulbs to keep them extra cosy through winter. Height: 60cm (12"). Spread: 30cm (12").

 

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    • 2 eucomis bulbs

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    • £9.99
    • 4 eucomis 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

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

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").

 

3 for 2 on spring planting bulbs
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    • 25 freesia mixed corms

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    • £6.99
    • 50 freesia mixed corms

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    • SAVE £3.99  
    • £13.98 £9.99

Gladiolus 'Black Surprise'

Sword Lily, Gladioli

    T&M exclusive

A stunning take on the classic garden favourites, this fabulous gladioli gives you a myriad of spectacular colours, both contemporary and traditional. Never failing to impress in borders or in flower arrangements, Gladioli 'Black Surprise' is really great value for money. Corm size 12/14.


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Culinary note: The lettuce flavoured flowers can be used with sweet or savoury spreads, the individual petals can also be included in salads. For more details about edible flowers click here.

 

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    • 10 gladiolus corms

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    • £9.99
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