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'How To Plant Bulbs'

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Crocus 'Bicolour Collection'

Everyone knows and loves crocus - a staple of the spring garden and a sure sign that a new season is on its way. But did you know there were so many different varieties? Here's a special collection of two-toned and coloursplashed flowers which would be hard to  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Corm

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despatch by end of november 2018

Crocus 'T&M Mix'

For a sparkling spring show, these colourful crocuses are hard to beat. Perfect for planting in rockeries, naturalising in grass, or growing in large groups beneath trees and shrubs. Just scatter a handful of bulbs and plant them where they…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Corm

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Fritillaria imperialis 'Red'

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…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Onion 'Borettana'

Small flat bulbs for salads, pickling and stir frys.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Fritillaria 'Spring Bells'

Easy to grow, connoisseur's choice bulbs for spring displays. An exclusive blend of the very best, and most photogenic, fritillarias!  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Onion 'Red Baron'

A mid-late maturing variety, Onion Red Baron has flattish-round bulbs of a beautiful dark red colour. Onion Red Baron is an excellent cropper producing attractive, firm well flavoured bulbs which keep well  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Onion 'Ciboule Red Dragon' (Bunching Onion)

Forms a clump of slender elongated bulbs and long green stalks, similar to chives. A type of perennial bunching onion usually grown as an annual, and winter hardy. Quite pungent flavoured, use both the leaves and small bulbs.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Onion 'Supasweet'™ (Dulcinea) F1 Hybrid

A breeding breakthrough! Onion Supasweet™ (Dulcinea) is the first commercial variety of sweet and mild bulb onions available to UK gardeners. The large semi-globe, copper-skinned bulbs of Onion Supasweet™ are so sweet and juicy they can…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Tulip 'Sunset Shades'

Stunning new mix of colours. Bulb size 11/12.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Bulb

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Onion 'Bedfordshire Champion'

A very popular and reliable variety for well over 100 years. Ideally suited to our climate producing large globe shaped, golden brown skinned bulbs with crisp white flesh. Late summer maturity. Well grown bulbs have excellent storing capabilities.…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Onion james 'Longkeeping'

Flavoursome Heirloom variety. The medium sized bulbs of Onion 'James Long Keeping' store well over winter for a long window of use in the kitchen.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Shallot 'Figaro'

Long, banana-shaped shallots from seed, as used by many celebrity chefs. Shallot 'Figaroproduces attractive, shiny, copper brown-skinned bulbs with crisp white flesh and a very distinct flavour. Sowing densities will determine the size of bulbs you harvest…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Shallot 'Lorient'

Reliably grows from seed! Mildew resistant and slow to bolt under the summer heat, this top-performer soldiers on to produce round/oval, richly-sweet bulbs that add a real gourmet depth to any dish.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot

  • Longevity: Annual

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Snowdrop (Giant)

For a snowdrop with big impact, plant this stunning variety. Nothing heralds the coming of spring like snowdrops and Galanthus elwesii is the best for planting as a dry bulb. It also has the biggest blooms - up to 25cm long!  More Info

  • Sun shade: dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Tulip 'White' and Muscari 'Blue' Mix

We've brought together two of the best-loved spring flowers to create this fabulous springtime mix! The colours, heights and textures will look wonderful whether you plant them en masse in beds or containers. You'll certainly know that spring is here when…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Bulb

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despatch by end of september 2018

Winter Aconite

This woodland member of the buttercup family will swiftly multiply to form a glowing carpet of golden yellow flowers each spring. The cup shaped blooms of the winter aconite attract pollinating insects to your spring garden, and associate beautifully with…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Onion 'Paris Silver Skinned'

Super little pickling or cocktail onions, Onion Paris Silver Skinned are easy and quick to grow and do well on the poorest soils. Sow thickly and the resultant competition will prevent the bulbs from getting too large for pickling purposes.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Cyclamen hederifolium

A delightful ground cover plant for rockeries and woodland gardens where it will self seed to create a carpet of foliage from autumn to spring. Bulb size 10/11.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Tuber

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Onion 'Hi Keeper' F1 Hybrid

The best bulb variety to sow outdoors in autumn for overwintering, Onion Hi Keeper produces quality bulbs, 120g (4oz) in weight. Ideal for the exhibitor as well as the kitchen. Good winter hardiness. Onion Hi Keeper can also be spring sown,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Crocus 'Yellow Mammoth'

Specially selected for the extremely bright yellow, super-sized blooms. Bulb size 6/7.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Corm

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English Bluebells

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.…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Iris 'Dutch Mixed'

Rainbow-coloured flowers, ideal for borders, but also very popular as cut flowers. Long lasting. Bulb size 6/7.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Onion 'Doux des Cevennes'

Highly-prized heirloom variety from the Cévennes mountain range in France where families have grown strains of this mild onion for many hundreds of years. The soft pale flesh has a delicate flavour when eaten raw and becomes more savoury when cooked. Bulbs store…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Narcissus 'Pueblo'

Plant some of these sumptuously scented blooms which are twice the size of traditional variety 'Silver Chimes'. Equally at home in the border or patio pots. Bulb size 8/10.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Narcissus 'Sun Disc'

Such a cheerful little daffodil with perfect, rounded blooms in canary yellow! Extra hardy, so great for colonising in borders or in patio containers. Bulb size 8/10.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Sparaxis 'Red Reflex'

Hassle-free summer-flowering bulb for sunny borders. The harlequin flowers with their red petals and contrasting centre create a bright and attractive feature in the garden as well as in a vase in the home. We only have limited quantities of this choice bulb,<…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Corm

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despatch by end of january 2019

Narcissus 'Decoy Red'

These flowers will take your breath away. The orange-red centres are all the more striking thanks to the crystal white petals that back them. This very popular daffodil has been bred on in just 20 years from just one bulb  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Onion 'Santero' F1 Hybrid

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…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Lily 'Delicate Joy'

It's doubles all round with this fantastic new lily! Short, stout little plants play host to flamboyant blooms with double the petals, double the colours and double the fragrance of regular lilies! You'll see 10 flowers in the first year, and there'll be…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Tulip 'Snowstar'

A reliable, sturdy tulip which will pretty much look after itself in the border. Expect big impact from the long-lasting, colourful blooms - they're long lasting too! Bulb size 11/12.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Tulip 'Yellow Flight'

A reliable, sturdy tulip which will pretty much look after itself in the border. Expect big impact from the long-lasting, colourful blooms - they're long lasting too! Bulb size 11/12.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Tulip 'Darwin Mixed'

If you're looking for the classic tulips you remember in your grandmother's garden, then these are the ones for you! With tall stems topped with rainbow-coloured, pyramid blooms, this is an excellent, reliably perennial tulip, plant it now and enjoy it for 10…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Tulip 'Ronaldo'

A reliable, sturdy tulip which will pretty much look after itself in the border. Expect big impact from the long-lasting, colourful blooms - they're long lasting too! Bulb size 11/12.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Onion 'Ailsa Craig' (Giant/Show Vegetable)

A splendid exhibition variety of golden merit producing large globe shaped onions with a rich, golden straw coloured skin. As well as being a super show variety, Onion Ailsa Craig is also one of the best varieties for general cultivation producing large onions with an…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Tulip 'Red Impression'

Spectacularly large and long-lasting blooms on tall, sturdy stems make this tulip a border sensation! Easy to grow, with superb weather resistance, they will return reliably year after year. Tulip 'Red Impression' looks fantastic planted in large groups…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Narcissus 'White Diamonds Mixture'

A refreshing antidote to traditional bright yellows in the spring garden. Extra special, pure white collection of daffodils, in every shape and size, and including some rarities too  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Bulb

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despatch by end of august 2018