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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 '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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    • 4 polianthes tuberosa bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 8 polianthes tuberosa bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 16 polianthes tuberosa bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £19.99

Snowdrop (Giant)

Galanthus elwesii, Greater Snowdrop

For a spring bulb with a big impact, try this striking giant snowdrop. Galanthus elwesii produces some of the largest snowdrop flowers, up to 2.5cm long with a beautiful honey fragrance. This choice snowdrop loves to shelter in dappled shade at the base of trees and shrubs, but looks equally at home in an alpine garden, or naturalised in grass. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 10cm (4"). Bulb size: 4/5.
Snowdrop bulbs are ideal for autumn planting. For spring planting choose snowdrops in the green.

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    • 10 snowdrop bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £6.99
    • 20 snowdrop bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £8.99
    • 40 snowdrop bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £13.99

Fritillaria imperialis 'Red'

Crown Imperial, Fritillary

Highly exotic in appearance, this statuesque fritillary produces majestic crowns of vibrant red, bell-shaped flowers, topped with a whirl of green leaf-like bracts from mid-spring. Planted at the back of borders, Fritillaria imperialis 'Red' will certainly catch the eye with is towering, statuesque stems. Just a few stems of this incredible plant will make an indoor arrangement that will stop people in their tracks! Bulb size 18/20. Height: 1.2m (4'). Spread: 30cm (12").

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    • 3 fritillaria bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 6 fritillaria bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £17.99

Iris 'Metallic Mixture'

Dutch Iris

Beautiful, uniquely coloured Dutch Iris in shades of purple and maroon, each petal splashed with yellow. From modern breeding, Iris 'Metallic Mixture' is hardy and easy to grow in beds, borders and containers, for a stunning late spring and early summer show. The architectural blooms are borne on strong, straight stems, making superb cut flowers for a vase indoors too. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 15cm (6"). Bulb size 7/8.


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    • 50 Iris bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 100 Iris bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £17.99

Fritillaria 'Spring Bells'

Fritillary

Easy to grow, the captivating bell-shaped flowers of this fritillary mixture are a choice bulb for spring displays. An exclusive blend, Fritillaria 'Spring Bells' look charming planted in drifts throughout borders, raised beds, rock gardens and containers. From greens through to purples and whites, these Fritillaria flowers are guaranteed to attract attention in your garden with their elegant springtime display. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 8cm (3").

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    • 20 fritillaria bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £6.99
    • 40 fritillaria bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £11.99

Fritillaria persica

Black Persian Lily, Fritillary

  • New in 2015
Bring something really unusual to the spring garden with this exotic-looking hardy bulb. Despite a delicate appearance, Fritillaria persica is one of the easier, more weather tolerant Fritillaries that can be grown in the garden, and certainly one of the most elegant and unusual! Sometimes called the Black Persian Lily, this hardy spring flowering bulb produces 90cm (3') spikes of black bells, up to 20 per stem! Blue lance-like foliage tops off the unusual look of this stunning specimen. A must-have for the spring border. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 25cm (10"). Bulb size: 6/6
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    • 3 fritillaria bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 6 fritillaria bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £17.99

Cyclamen hederifolium

Cyclamen neapolitanum, Ivy-leaved Cyclamen, Neapolitan Cyclamen, Sowbread

A delightful little plant producing delicate pink flowers with reflexed petals in the autumn. Often emerging after the flowers, the heart-shaped deep green leaves are patterned with silver, creating a striking marbled effect. Cyclamen hederifolium is a superb ground-cover plant in rock gardens and woodland gardens where it will self-seed freely to create carpets of foliage and flowers from autumn to spring, before the foliage dies back in summer. Height: 10cm (4"). Spread: 15cm (6"). Tuber size 10/11.


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    • 10 cyclamen bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 20 cyclamen bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £19.99

Russian Snowdrop

Puschkinia scilloides, Striped Squill

Intriguing star shaped flowers, with delicate pale petals, striped with deep blue. These hardy Russian snowdrops make a stunning alternative to traditional spring bulbs. Resilient Puschkinia bulbs will grow in almost any well drained soil, and enjoy hot summers when their bulbs can bake in the sun. Grow them in borders and rockeries, or naturalise them in grass. Our generous bumper bulb pack means there will be plenty left over for your patio pots too! Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 10cm (4"). Bulb size: 5/6.

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    • 50 Russian Snowdrop bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £6.99
    • 100 Russian Snowdrop bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 200 Russian Snowdrop bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £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

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 16 freesia corms

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 32 freesia corms

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £51.96 £24.99

Nerine bowdenii

Bowden Cornish Lily

An explosion of colour to rejuvenate tired autumn borders! These autumn flowering Nerine lilies bear bright pink, blooms on sturdy stems that make dramatic cut flowers at a time when other blooms are scarce. The hardiest of the species, Nerine bowdenii can be grown in the greenhouse, or outdoors in well drained borders and rockeries. This RHS AGM species is best planted in tight clumps for a dramatic late season display. Bulb size: 14. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 8cm (3").

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    • 6 nerine bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of January 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 12 nerine bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of January 2016
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    • £24.99

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").

  • Collection comprises:
  • Gladiolus 'Black Surprise' - Luxuriously rich, velvety black blooms.
  • Gladiolus 'Brown Sugar' - A bold shade of burnt orange that will certainly attract attention.
  • Gladiolus 'Green Star' - A fresh, contemporary shade of green provides a stunning take on these classic garden favourites.
  • Gladiolus 'Limoncello' - A contemporary Sword Lily with a citrus twist!
  • Gladiolus 'Tango' - Exquisite ruffled, mauve pink blooms.

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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

    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
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    • £14.99

Leucocoryne 'Andes'

  • New in 2015
For its size, this hardy summer flowering bulb really makes an impression! Flowers are produced by the fistful on short airy stems, floating above a lush cushion of grassy foliage. If you think you're out of planting space but want to squeeze more flowers in, Leucocoryne 'Andes' is just perfect for you. The vivid flowers shine out at the front of a sunny border. Native to the mountains of Chile, this hardy bulb looks at home in rock gardens and alpine collections and thrives in patio containers. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread 20cm (8"). Bulb size: 05/05
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    • 50 leucocoryne bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 100 leucocoryne bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £17.99
    • 200 leucocoryne bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £24.99