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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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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

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £11.99

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

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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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

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 4 eucomis 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

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 crinium bulbs

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    • £19.98 £14.99

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

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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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

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £6.99
    • 50 freesia mixed corms

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    • £13.98 £9.99

Crocosmia 'Lucifer'

Montbretia

Tall arching stems drip with fiery red trumpets above crimped, sword-like foliage. Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’ is well loved for its late summer display that erupts in a blaze of colour as other border perennials begin to fade. This RHS AGM variety is renowned for its vigour and resilience, adding structure and height to sunny herbaceous borders. The tall stems make eye-catching cut flowers too. Bulb size 8/10. Height: 100cm (39"). Spread: 10cm (4").


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    • 10 crocosmia bulbs

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    • £11.99
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    • 20 crocosmia bulbs

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    • £23.98 £16.99
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Crocosmia Collection

Montbretia

These tough, resilient perennials will rapidly fill gaps in borders and make attractive cut flowers too. For maximum impact plant these hardy Crocosmias in large groups, and let them wander through sunny herbaceous borders.


  • Crocosmia Collection comprises:
  • 10 x Crocosmia 'George Davison' - Arching stems tipped with an explosion of starry, golden blooms appear above the sword-like, linear foliage. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 10cm (4").
  • 10 x Crocosmia 'Lucifer' - This RHS AGM variety is renowned for its vigour, resilience and fiery red blooms. Height: 100cm (39"). Spread: 10cm (4").

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    • 20 crocosmia bulbs

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Summer Flowering Bulb Collection

This collection includes five of the most popular and colourful summer-flowering bulbs: Allium Shaerocephalon, Allium Moly, Brodiaea, Oxalis and Gladioli mix. Plant them amongst perennials for a pop of colour or in borders and patio pots for a bright display. Supplied as bulbs. These bulbs can be planted straight away, but will be fine to plant right through to late April. The bulbs will begin to flower in 10-12 weeks, although it will vary for each variety with the final flowers coming in July to August.
  • Collection includes -
  • Allium sphaerocephalon (50 bulbs) - An understated allium with unusual oval shaped, purple green flower heads, that associates beautifully with swaying grasses. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 8cm (3").Bulb size 4/5.
  • Allium moly (80 bulbs) - 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").
  • Brodiaea (90 bulbs) - 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.
  • Oxalis (40 bulbs) - 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").
  • Gladioli mix (20 bulbs) - The hardiest gladioli available! These tough little sword lilies are excellent for planting in groups where they will form large clumps over time. The beautiful hand-painted blooms of hardy Gladioli Mixed are carried on compact stems that won’t need staking, and the loose spikes of bloom make superb cut flowers too. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").
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    • 1 x collection (280 bulbs in total)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £19.99

Crocosmia 'George Davison'

Montbretia

Arching stems tipped with an explosion of starry, golden blooms appear above the sword-like, linear foliage. This well loved variety is tough and resilient, multiplying quickly to form large clumps when established. The colourful blooms make lovely cut flowers, but leave a few for the insects who love these nectar rich blooms. For maximum impact plant hardy Crocosmia 'George Davison’ in large groups, and let them wander through sunny herbaceous borders. Bulb size 8. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 10cm (4").


Useful links:

How to grow bulbs, corms and tubers

 

3 for 2 on spring planting bulbs
More info
    • 10 crocosmia bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
    •  
    • £11.99
    • 20 crocosmia bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
    • Save £6.99  
    • £23.98 £16.99