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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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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

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    • £8.99
    • 40 snowdrop bulbs

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    • £13.99

English Bluebells

Hyacinthoides non-scripta, Endymion non-scriptus, Scilla non-scripta, Scilla nutans

A sea of English bluebells rekindles memories of springtime woodland walks, when the days start to lengthen and the weather warms up. The nodding, violet-blue flowers of these hardy, native bulbs attract insects to their delicately scented flowers. At their happiest when growing in the dappled shade of deciduous trees, English bluebells are ideal for a woodland garden or naturalising in informal areas of grass. These vigorous beauties will multiply each year to form a dense carpet of spring colour. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 8cm (3"). Bulb size: 5/6.
Bluebell bulbs are ideal for autumn planting. For spring planting choose bluebells in the green. Only cultivated stock used.

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    • 25 English bluebell bulbs in the green

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 30 English bluebell bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £11.99 £9.99
    • 50 English bluebell bulbs in the green

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £17.99
    • 60 English bluebell bulbs

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £19.99 £17.99
    • 120 English bluebell bulbs

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    • £29.99 £26.99

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

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    • £11.99 £9.99
    • 20 cyclamen bulbs

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    • £19.99 £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

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    • £6.99
    • 40 fritillaria bulbs

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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

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    • £9.99
    • 6 fritillaria bulbs

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    • £17.99

Muscari armeniacum 'Saffier'

Grape hyacinth

  • New in 2015
This unusual grape hyacinth bulb has tricked nature in order to give us the longest possible flowering window. The florets on this cultivated form of a wildflower favourite never fully open, keeping the upright showy flower spikes in peak condition for over a month - try them in vases for a long lasting indoor display. The green tinged blooms of Muscari 'Saffier'age to a lovely inky blue. Muscari are easy to grow - simply plant in autumn and forget about them! They colonise well too, creating natural drifts over time - the perfect spring carpeting under trees and shrubs. 'Saffier' can also be used as an unusual spring cut flower! Height and spread: 20cm (8"). Bulb size: 08/09

 

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    • 30 muscari bulbs

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    • £9.99
    • 60 muscari bulbs

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    • £17.99

Snowdrop (Double-flowered)

Galanthus nivalis f. pleniflorus 'Flore Pleno'

Drifts of graceful nodding snowdrops signal winters end with an understated elegance. These native beauties love to shelter in dappled shade at the base of trees and shrubs, but look equally ay home in an alpine garden, or naturalised in grass. Why not try them in window boxes and containers as part of a mixed planting scheme. Versatile and vigorous, they will quickly multiply to create a carpet of honey scented, double-flowered blooms. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 10cm (4").Snowdrop bulbs are ideal for autumn planting. For spring planting choose snowdrops in the green. Only cultivated stock used.

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    • 25 snowdrop bulbs in the green

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 50 snowdrop bulbs in the green

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £17.99

Snowdrop (Single-flowered)

Galanthus nivalis

Drifts of graceful nodding snowdrops signal winters end with an understated elegance. These native beauties love to shelter in dappled shade at the base of trees and shrubs, but look equally ay home in an alpine garden, or naturalised in grass. Why not try them in window boxes and containers as part of a mixed planting scheme. Versatile and vigorous, they will quickly multiply to create a carpet of honey scented, single-flowered blooms. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 10cm (4").Snowdrop bulbs are ideal for autumn planting. For spring planting choose snowdrops in the green. Only cultivated stock used.

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    • 25 snowdrop bulbs in the green

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 50 snowdrop bulbs in the green

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    • £17.99

Feather Grape Hyacinth

Muscari comosum 'Plumosum', Leopoldia comosa, Muscari comosum 'Monstrosum', Tassel Grape Hyacinth

This fabulous Feathered Grape Hyacinth produces fluffy plumes of mauve-blue muscari flowers that make a sensational display in spring borders. Try planting them alongside Lily-of-the Valley for some really pretty patio containers, or as edging along paths and narrow borders. Hardy, easy to grow and long-lasting, this variety - unlike others - is sterile so it won't take over the garden. Muscari comosum 'Plumosum' makes a striking cut flower too. Bulb size 6/8. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 5cm (2").

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    • 30 feather grape hyacinth bulbs

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    • £15.99
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Pleione formosana

Windowsill Orchid

This exotic-looking little orchid makes a lovely pot plant for a cool windowsill indoors. But don't be fooled by its small stature and good looks - it's perfectly hardy, so you can grow it outdoors in sheltered borders too. The pink blooms of Pleione formosana appear on short stems of just 15cm (6") tall, and create a fabulous show from April to May, that will return year after year. These super little bulbs are surprisingly easy to grow - the perfect choice of orchid for the beginner grower. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 30cm (12"). Bulb size 8/9.


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    • 3 pleione bulbs

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    • £23.97 £15.98
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