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'Allium'

Allium Collection - 100 allium bulb mix

Allium Collection - 100 allium bulb mix

Upright stems add a strong vertical accent to cottage garden borders. These magnificent allium bulbs produce an explosion of colour, followed by architectural seedheads that create a spectacular autumn display. Undemanding and easy to grow, these magnificent allium flowers are also excellent for cutting.

  • Allium aflatunese (16 bulbs) - Dense globes of mauve-purple flowers measuring up to 10cm (4") across in early summer. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 10cm (4"). Bulb size 4/5.
  • Allium sphaerocephalon (24 bulbs) - An understated allium with unusual oval shaped, purple green flower heads, that associates beautifully with swaying grasses. Height: 50cm to 1 metre (20" to 40"). Spread: 8cm (3").Bulb size 4/5.
  • Allium caeruleum (50 bulbs) - Bright blue globes of starry flowers are carried on stiff upright stems. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 8cm (3"). Bulb size 4/5.
  • Allium 'Purple Sensation' (10 bulbs) - Globes of starry purple flowers that measure up to 8cm (3") across. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 10cm (4"). Bulb size 10/12.

Useful links:

How to grow bulbs, corms and tubers

Price: £9.99

Allium 'Big Impact Mixed' - 16 allium bulbs

Allium 'Big Impact Mixed' - 16 allium bulbs

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Add height and structure to your borders with these superb summer-flowering bulbs. Undemanding and easy to grow, Allium 'Big Impact Mixed' will give you a wonderful assortment of flower shapes, sizes and colours that are superb for cut flower displays. Don't forget that their attractive and architectural seed heads will also add autumnal interest later in the season. Height ranges from: 60 -90cm (24-36"). Spread: 15cm (6"). Bulb size: 14/16.

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How to grow bulbs, corms and tubers

Price: £6.99 - £16.99

Allium 'Globemaster' - 1 allium bulb

Allium 'Globemaster' - 1 allium bulb

Hundreds of starry lilac-purple blooms form the incredible flower heads of this RHS AGM variety. The magnificent, spherical blooms of Allium 'Globemaster' are up to 15cm (6") across! Flowering only once in a season, the blooms are followed by skeletal seedheads for a spectacular autumn display. Undemanding and easy to grow, these purple alliums are guaranteed to add the 'wow' factor to borders and cut flower arrangements. Height: 80cm (31"). Spread: 15cm (6"). Bulb size 18/20.

Useful links:

How to grow bulbs, corms and tubers

Price: £8.99 - £17.99

Allium ramosum - 3 allium bulbs

Allium ramosum - 3 allium bulbs

Silvery-white, starry flowers are held aloft on stiff, uypright stems for a simple, understated display. Allium ramosum flowers from May to July, neatly filling the gap between spring and summer when other bulbs are finished and herbaceous borders are yet to bloom. This dainty little Ornamental Onion is undemanding and easy to grow. Perfect for dotting through rock gardens or growing in bold drifts throughout borders. Bulb size 1. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 10cm (4").


Useful links:

How to grow bulbs, corms and tubers

Price: £12.99 - £18.99

Allium 'Purple Sensation' - 48 allium bulbs

Allium 'Purple Sensation' - 48 allium bulbs

One of the best and most majestic Alliums for your late-spring garden, 'Purple Sensation' is a sun-loving, drought-tolerant variety producing spectacular lilac-purple flowers up to 15cm (6in) in diameter. Be sure to plant among other perennials that also have good structure. Height: 90cm. Spread: 30cm. Bulb size: 10/12.

Price: £11.99 - £23.99

Allium 'Gladiator' (Large Plant) - 1 x 2 litre potted allium plant

Allium 'Gladiator' (Large Plant) - 1 x 2 litre potted allium plant

Hundreds of starry purple blooms with delicate silvery tips form these incredible allium flower heads. The magnificent, spherical blooms of Allium 'Gladiator' are up to 15cm (6") across! Flowering only once in a season, the blooms are followed by skeletal seedheads for a spectacular autumn display. Undemanding and easy to grow, these purple alliums are guaranteed to add the 'wow' factor to borders and cut flower arrangements. Height: 120cm (48"). Spread: 15cm (6").

Price: £9.99 - £16.99

Allium moly - 100 allium bulbs

Allium moly - 100 allium 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").

Price: £9.99

Bumper Spring Bulb Collection - 425 mixed bulbs

Bumper Spring Bulb Collection - 425 mixed bulbs

A great value collection of 425 spring bulbs that will bring wonderful colour to your garden to chase the winter greys away. All varieties are available individually buy the collection of all 5 varieties to get a spring full of colour. This collection includes:

  • 85 Muscari armeniacum bulbs
  • 100 Allium Moly bulbs
  • 55 Anemone 'St Brigid' bulbs
  • 100 Chionodoxa bulbs
  • 85 Mixed Ixia Bulbs

Price: £14.99

Garlic 'Arno' (Spring/Autumn Planting) - 2 garlic bulbs

Garlic 'Arno' (Spring/Autumn Planting) - 2 garlic bulbs

These comparatively small bulbs certainly pack a strong pungency and a high clove count. Under optimum conditions, from an autumn planting expect to harvest 30-32 bulbs (up to 2kgs), each with 16 or so individual cloves. Garlic Arno will crop through June and July and offers excellent storage opportunities through to the following spring. This soft neck garlic produces pure white bulbs and compact pink-beige cloves. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6")

Price: £4.99 - £7.99

Elephant Garlic (Spring/Autumn Planting) - 12 garlic cloves

Elephant Garlic (Spring/Autumn Planting) - 12 garlic cloves

Spring/Autumn planting. Hardneck.

Elephant Garlic is not a true garlic but a stem leek, which produces massive bulbs approximately 10cm (4") in diameter. The cloves are also much larger than conventional garlic with a milder taste, making it suitable for a wide choice of culinary uses, especially roasting. Available for Spring or Autumn planting. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 20cm (8").


Useful links:

How to grow garlic

Price: £5.99 - £9.99

Garlic 'Germidour' (Spring/Autumn Planting) - 2 garlic bulbs

Garlic 'Germidour' (Spring/Autumn Planting) - 2 garlic bulbs

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Spring/Autumn planting. Softneck garlic.

Well-known and reliable, Garlic 'Germidour' comes from French production that is well adapted to British conditions. This softneck variety produces large, white bulbs with a mild but still rich flavour. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Useful links:

How to grow garlic

Price: £4.99 - £7.99

Onion 'Santero' F1 Hybrid - 1 packet (75 seeds)

Onion 'Santero' F1 Hybrid - 1 packet (75 seeds)

Spring planting. Heat treated.

The answer to gardeners' prayers! Heat treated early main crop, Onion 'Santero' F1 Hybrid is the first onion set with resistance to downy mildew, a potentially disastrous fungal foliage disease.


This 'Rijnsburger' type onion produces copper brown, oval-to-round bulbs with medium skin thickness. Yields are similar in quality and quantity to other F1 maincrop varieties currently available, and bulbs have great storage potential. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").

Price: £0.99

Globe Metal Obelisk (Black) - 1 small obelisk (black)

Globe Metal Obelisk (Black) - 1 small obelisk (black)

Add a modern feel to your beds and borders with the Globe Metal Obelisk in black. Available in three different sizes, these obelisks look superb grouped together, adding height and structure to your planting schemes. The strong steel frames are ideal for supporting climbing plants such as sweet peas, Clematis and morning glory, or alternatively they can be used as topiary frames for growing box and Euonymus. Try underplanting with Alliums to reflect the globe shape of the frame! Each joint has been gas welded and bead blasted for a professional smooth finish, making this a worthy garden feature all year round.

Product dimensions:
Small - Height: 90cm (35"). Width: 30cm (12").
Medium - Height: 120cm (47"). Width: 40cm (16").
Large - Height: 150cm (59"). Width: 50cm (20").

Price: £21.99 - £29.99

Onion 'Shakespeare' (Autumn Planting) - 375g of onion sets

Onion 'Shakespeare' (Autumn Planting) - 375g of onion sets

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Autumn Planting.

A british bred variety with superb over wintering qualities and producing darker brown-skinned bulbs than most varieties. Onion 'Shakespeare' forms good sized bulbs, with excellent skin quality and storage potential. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing onions with mint to confuse and deter onion fly.


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions


Pack size info: 375g equates to approximately 75 onion sets.

Price: £3.99 - £6.99

Shallot 'Prisma' F1 Hybrid - 1 packet (75 onion seeds)

Shallot 'Prisma' F1 Hybrid - 1 packet (75 onion seeds)

From seed! Each seed of Shallot Prisma produces a single attractive shiny reddish-brown skinned, white fleshed round shallot bulb, with a distinct flavour. No risk of transferring virus of white rot as with sets and the bulbs of Shallot Prisma store well.

Price: £0.99

Onion 'Garnet' (Spring Planting) - 150 onion sets

Onion 'Garnet' (Spring Planting) - 150 onion sets

Spring planting. Heat treated.

Originally introduced by T&M, Onion 'Garnet' is now a commercially established variety from British breeding. An improved version of Onion 'Red Baron', 'Garnet' produces more single centred bulbs that are slightly earlier to mature; from mid July onwards. This variety has been heat treated to reduce bolting risk on planting, which occurs particularly in red varieties. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing onions with mint to confuse and deter onion fly.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

Price: £3.99 - £6.99

Shallot 'Red Sun' (Spring planting) - 20 shallot sets

Shallot 'Red Sun' (Spring planting) - 20 shallot sets

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Spring planting.

Gaining in popularity due to its attractive red tinged skin, Shallot 'Red Sun' is arguably the best of the red shallots. Producing good yields of crisp, white fleshed bulbs of excellent flavour for cooking, salads or for pickling. Bulbs have long storage potential. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

Price: £5.99

Leek 'All Season Collection' - 1 packet (60 leek seed mix)

Leek 'All Season Collection' - 1 packet (60 leek seed mix)

We've built our leek collection on hardy, disease resistant British-bred varieties so you can be sure your crop will stand up to winter and summer extremes with little risk of rust, bulbing or bolting. This collection comprises; 'Lincoln', 'Oarsman' and 'Below Zero'. Oarsman bulks out quickly for the earliest summer harvest. Lincoln covers autumn and winter, while Below Zero takes you round to spring.

Price: £3.99

Shallot 'Hative de Niort' (Autumn Planting) - 5 shallot bulbs

Shallot 'Hative de Niort' (Autumn Planting) - 5 shallot bulbs

Autumn planting.

Shallot Hative de Niort is the exhibitors favourite but also has superb taste for a wide range of culinary dishes. The brown skinned bulbs have that classic elongated pear shape with excellent uniformity. Plant from late October through to late February, if your soil conditions are likely to be very wet or in an exposed site, then plant the individual bulbs into 75mm ( 3in) pots of compost in your unheated greenhouse or a coldframe to plant out once soil conditions are favourable.

Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

Price: £9.99 - £16.99

Onion 'Red Arrow' (Spring Planting) - 75 onion sets

Onion 'Red Arrow' (Spring Planting) - 75 onion sets

Spring planting. Heat treated.

Onion 'Red Arrow' comes from specific British breeding of early red onions and replaces Onion 'Red Emperor'. With rosy red skins and pink tinged flesh, this early variety makes a colourful contribution to many culinary dishes. These heat treated onion sets will start to crop from late July. Onion 'Red Arrow' resists bolting and will store well for up to 8 weeks after harvesting. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing onions with mint to confuse and deter onion fly.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

Price: £4.99 - £7.99

Leek 'Neptune' - 1 packet (250 leek seeds)

Leek 'Neptune' - 1 packet (250 leek seeds)

Pure white thick stems, autumn and winter.

Price: £0.99

Leek 'Mussleburgh' (Start-A-Garden™ Range) - 1 packet (180 leek seeds)

Leek 'Mussleburgh' (Start-A-Garden™ Range) - 1 packet (180 leek seeds)

A tried and tested old favourite with superb garden performance and long, thick, quality stems. Impressive winter hardiness, providing bumper crops of tasty stems.

Price: £0.99

Onion 'Borettana' - 1 packet (500 onion seeds)

Onion 'Borettana' - 1 packet (500 onion seeds)

Small flat bulbs for salads, pickling and stir frys.

Price: £0.99

Shallot 'Springfield' (Spring planting) - 20 shallot sets

Shallot 'Springfield' (Spring planting) - 20 shallot sets

Spring planting.

These high yielding, shiny bronzed-skinned shallots have good bolting resistance. The reddish tinted flesh of Shallot 'Springfield' has a strong flavour so is ideal for pickling/stews and casseroles. Bulbs store very well. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

Price: £5.99

Spring Onion 'White Lisbon' (Start-A-Garden™ Range) - 1 packet (263 spring onion seeds)

Spring Onion 'White Lisbon' (Start-A-Garden™ Range) - 1 packet (263 spring onion seeds)

Customers' favourite. An easy to grow spring onion with a mild flavour and smooth white skin. Quick to mature, ready in just 9- 10 weeks from sowing. Ideal for sowing at regular intervals for a continuous crop of tasty salad onions.

Price: £0.99

Autumn Garlic Collection - 1 collection

Autumn Garlic Collection - 1 collection

This collection includes a superb range of different sizes and strength of flavour, perfect for all your culinary requirements - enjoy! Collection Includes: 5 cloves of Elephant, and 1 bulb each of Germidour, Arno, Garcua and Garpek.

Price: £14.99

Shallot 'Eschalote Grise' (Autumn Planting) - 20 shallot bulbs

Shallot 'Eschalote Grise' (Autumn Planting) - 20 shallot bulbs

Autumn Planting.

A khaki coloured shallot originating in Kazakhstan, and rarely seen in Britain. This gourmet Shallot 'Eschalote Grise' is prized in French cuisine for its intense and concentrated flavour. Pack size: Approx. 500g. Approx. 20 sets. Height 35cm (14"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

Price: £9.99

Onion 'Golden Ball' (Spring Planting) - 375g of onion sets

Onion 'Golden Ball' (Spring Planting) - 375g of onion sets

Spring planting. Heat treated.

A very popular and reliable variety, giving heavy yields of golden-brown skinned, crisp, flavoursome bulbs. Onion 'Golden Ball' has excellent storage potential too. This variety has been heat treated to reduce bolting risk on planting. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing onions with mint to confuse and deter onion fly.


Useful links:

Companion Planting


Pack size info: 375g equates to approximately 75 onion sets.

Price: £3.99 - £6.99

Onion 'Setton' (Spring Planting) - 75 onion sets

Onion 'Setton' (Spring Planting) - 75 onion sets

Spring planting.

An improvement on the popular traditional variety 'Sturon' with a more uniform shape, higher yields and better storage potential. This RHS Award of Garden Merit holder also has good skin quality and an excellent flavour. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Companion planting: Try growing onions with mint to confuse and deter onion fly.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

Price: £3.99 - £7.49

Shallot 'Longor' (Spring planting) - 20 shallot sets

Shallot 'Longor' (Spring planting) - 20 shallot sets

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Spring planting.

A French production of 'Jersey Long' type producing the longest bulbs we have seen. Shallot 'Longor' is an RHS AGM variety that is highly praised for its robust flavour and good storage potential, and will surely be a winner for the exhibitor too. Height 35cm (14"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

Price: £5.99

Shallot 'Vigarmor' (Spring/Autumn Planting) - 20 shallot sets

Shallot 'Vigarmor' (Spring/Autumn Planting) - 20 shallot sets

Spring/Autumn planting.

Often referred to as the Banana shallot, this modern French variety has a distinctively long shape. Shallot 'Vigarmor' produces high yields of golden skinned bulbs with a firm pink flesh that is packed with flavour. This popular spring/autumn planting variety is especially useful for its excellent storage ability. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 15cm (6").

Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

Price: £5.99

Shallot 'Golden Gourmet' (Spring planting) - 20 shallot sets

Shallot 'Golden Gourmet' (Spring planting) - 20 shallot sets

Spring planting.

This is a major advance on the traditional variety 'Giant Yellow'. RHS AGM variety Shallot 'Golden Gourmet' produces larger and better quality bulbs with reduced bolting incidence. The lovely golden brown skinned bulbs store well throughout the winter. Pack size: Approx. 500g. Approx. 20 sets. Height 35cm (14"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

Price: £5.99

Shallot 'Red Gourmet' (Spring Planting) - 20 shallot sets

Shallot 'Red Gourmet' (Spring Planting) - 20 shallot sets

Spring planting.

A new development in red shallots to produce a deeper more oval shaped bulb. Shallot 'Red Gourmet' produces good yields with pale pink-tinged, crisp white flesh. This colourful variety has good storage potential. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 15cm (6").


Useful links:

Companion PlantingHow to grow Onions

Price: £5.99

Garlic 'Garcua' (Spring/Autumn Planting) - 2 garlic bulbs

Garlic 'Garcua' (Spring/Autumn Planting) - 2 garlic bulbs

Give Garlic Garcua a little extra room to accommodate a slightly spreading leaf formation and this vigorous, hardy soft neck garlic will reward you with large, globe-shaped bulbs and large oval cloves - one goes a long way in your dishes. Under optimum conditions, from an autumn planting expect to harvest 16-18 bulbs (up to 1.75kgs) through July. The firm white bulbs of Garlic Garcua store well through to the following spring. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6")

Price: £4.99 - £7.99

Garlic 'Garpek' (Spring/Autumn Planting) - 2 garlic bulbs

Garlic 'Garpek' (Spring/Autumn Planting) - 2 garlic bulbs

This robust hard neck garlic variety, Garlic Garpek produces large bulbs with white and purple striped skin casings and large rosey-brown cloves. Intense aroma and flavour hold well in cooking. Under optimum conditions, from an autumn planting expect to harvest 18-20 bulbs (up to 2kgs) through June and July. Stores well to the end of the year. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6")

Price: £4.99 - £7.99

Garlic 'Sultop' (Spring/Autumn Planting) - 2 garlic bulbs

Garlic 'Sultop' (Spring/Autumn Planting) - 2 garlic bulbs

This hard neck garlic variety produces unusual red and white striped bulbs, with the same patterning showing on the large, plump cloves too. Garlic Sultop offers some of the heaviest yields and is also early to crop. Our two bulb set pack will yield up to 2.25kgs (24-26) bulbs by the end of June, following an autumn planting. The large cloves provide strong flavour and will store on the bulb until Christmas. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6")

Price: £4.99 - £7.99