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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 'Green Pearl' tuber

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    • £11.99
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Gladiolus Collection

Sword Lily, Gladioli

  • The very latest colours and patterns

Gladioli are making a comeback! Thanks to innovative new breeding, producing new colour combinations with all manner of stripes and speckles - the possibilities seem endless! These sword lilies are so easy to grow; just plant the bulbs and forget about them until midsummer when you can enjoy the abundance of gladiolus flowers in borders or cut for a vase indoors. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").


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Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 15 gladiolus corms - 3 of each variety

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    • £14.99
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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
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    • 20 hymenocallis bulbs

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    • £29.98 £19.99
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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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Gladiolus 'Tango'

Sword Lily, Gladioli

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Add exotic colour and structure and to your perennial borders with the exquisite ruffled, mauve pink blooms of Gladiolus 'Tango'. The sturdy upright stems of this sensational sword lily are superb for cutting. Try planting gladioli in groups at 14-day intervals to extend their flowering season, and enjoy their fabulous blooms all summer long. Corm size 12/14. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").

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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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Gladiolus 'Brown Sugar'

Sword Lily, Gladioli

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A modern Sword Lily in a bold shade of burnt orange that will certainly attract attention! Gladiolus 'Brown Sugar' adds fiery colour to exotic borders and hot planting schemes. With sturdy upright stems, this hardy perennial makes a spectacular cut flower too. Try planting gladioli in groups at 14-day intervals to extend their flowering season, and enjoy their fabulous blooms all summer long. Corm size 12/14. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").

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How to grow bulbs, corms and tubers


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
    • Out of stock