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Agapanthus africanus ‘Albiflora’

White form

Height to 30" (75 cm)
Flowers July / September
Bulb Size 2/3 nose
Half hardy
Plant in large pots using loam based compost feed regularly.
Do not re-pot until they are pot bound. Plant out in sheltered areas
Keep moist but not waterlogged.
In winter mulch the crowns. or put under cover for the winter

Agapanthus africanus syn umbellatus

Blue form

Height to 30" (75 cm)
Flowers July / September
Bulb Size 2/3 nose
Half hardy
Plant in large pots using loam based compost feed regularly.
Do not re-pot until they are pot bound. Plant out in sheltered areas
Keep moist but not waterlogged.
In winter mulch the crowns. or put under cover for the winter.

Agapanthus Senna

Black stemmed with heads of dark purple flowers that are slightly drooping when in full flower

Height to 36" (90 cm)
Flowers July / September
Bulb Size 2/3 nose 
Half hardy
Plant in large pots using loam based compost feed regularly. 
Do not re-pot until they are pot bound. Plant out in sheltered areas
Keep moist but not waterlogged.
In winter mulch the crowns. or put under cover for the winter

Agapanthus Windlebrook

Outstanding Dark indigo blue buds opening to form rounded heads of dark blue flowers, intensified by dark central veins, f above tidy clumps of narrow leaves

Height to 24" (60 cm)
Flowers July / September
Bulb Size 2/3 nose 
Half hardy
Plant in large pots using loam based compost feed regularly. 
Do not re-pot until they are pot bound. Plant out in sheltered areas
Keep moist but not waterlogged.
In winter mulch the crowns. or put under cover for the winter

Allium oreophilum RHS AGM

Small heads of large deep pink flowers.
Sweetly scented

Height to 6" (8cm)
Flowers June
Bulb Size 4/5
Plant in 3” deep full sun

Allium senescens montanum

Round heads of lilac flowers over clumps of curly glaucous leaves, forming clumps 8in tall by 6 wide

Height to 6" (15 cm)
Flowers June/July
Bulb Size 5/+
Plant 2” deep in well draioned soil in full sun.

Allium sphaerocephalon

Drumstick allium
Pear shaped heads with dark maroon red caps

Height to 24" (60 cm)
Flowers July
Bulb Size 6/+
Plant 3” deep in full sun

Allium unifolium RHS AGM

Single leaved garlic
Soft mauve/pink heads of up to 30 papery flowers

Height to 24" (60 cm)
Flowers mid-May
Bulb Size 5/+
Plant 2” deep in well draioned soil in full sun.

Anemone blanda ‘Blue Shades’

Producing lots of very attractive, mid to dark blue flowers throughout early Spring.

Height to 6" (15 cm)
Flowers in April/May from spring planting
Bulb Size 5/+Plant in

Anemone blanda Mix RHS AGM

A mix of deep blue, pink and white flowers with irregularly lobed leaves. Spreading perennial with knobbly tubers which will quickly form large clumps.

Height to 6" (15 cm)
Flowers in April/May from spring planting
Bulb Size 5/+Plant in

Anemone blanda ‘White Splendour’

Large pure white flowered formwith irregularly lobed leaves. Spreading perennial with knobbly tubers which will quickly form large clumps.

Height to 6" (15 cm)
Flowers in April/May from spring planting
Bulb Size 5/+

Anemone nemorosa

Native White Wood Anemone
For naturalising

Height to 4" (10 cm)
Flowers April
Hardy
Plant under deciduous trees

Anemone ranunculoides

Native Yellow Wood Anemone
For naturalising

Height to 4" (10 cm)
Flowers April
Hardy
Plant under deciduous trees

Convallaria majalis - Lily of the Valley

Planting size for naturalising
Delightful white waxy bells, with sweet fragrance

Height to 9” (23cm)
Flowers May-June
Plant 3cm / 1” deep in a moist semi-shaded position

Convallaria majalis ‘Prolificans’

‘Multi-flowered Lily of the Valley 
Deep green leaves and flower spikes in which each individual bloom is replaced by a small cluster of several bells. Strongly scented and long lasting in flower. Will bulk up readily

Bulb Size:
Flowering
Flowers May
Height to 12” (30cm)

Convallaria majalis ‘Rosea’

Pink Lilly of the Valley
Delightful flushed pale pink waxy bells, with sweet fragrance

Bulb Size: Flowering
Height to 9” (23cm)
Flowers May-June
Plant 3cm / 1” deep in a moist semi-shaded position

Crocosmia ‘Emberglow’

Large burnt scarlet-red flowers. Good for cut flowers

Flowers
 July/August
Height 
to 28” (70cm).
Bulb size: 
8/+

Crocosmia ‘Emily McKenzie’

Large flowers of vibrant orange with red mahogany blotch

Height to 30" (75 cm)
Flowers July to October
Bulb Size 6/+Clump forming hardy perennial

Crocosmia ‘George Davison’

Small deep golden yellow flowers
Clump forming

Height to 24" (60 cm)
Flowers July to October
Bulb Size 6/8 Hardy perennial

Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’ RHS AGM

Bright flame red flowers on strong stems

Height to 40" (100 cm)
Flowers June to October
Bulb Size 8/10
Clump forming hardy perennial

Crocosmia ‘masoniorum’ RHS AGM

Large red-orange flowers on strong stems

Flowers
July to October
Height to 40" (100 cm)
Bulb Size 8/10 Clump forming hardy perennial

Crocosmia ‘Prince of Orange’

Erect stems bear up to 20 large flowers of rich reddish-orange with a distinct golden centre and small burgundy flecks. The attractive flowers are also followed by particularly attractive seedheads. r.

Height to 36" (90 cm)
Flowers July to October
Bulb Size 8/+
Clump forming hardy perennial. Prefers full sun or part shade, and thrive in moisture retentive soil. Plant the corms at least 4 inches (10cm) deep and split the clump every 3-4 years to ensure a good supply of flowers.

Crocosmia ‘Sunglow’

Soft-yellow flowers held in dense one sided clusters.

Height to 39" (100 cm)
Flowers July to October
Bulb Size 10/+ Clump forming hardy perennial. Prefers full sun or part shade, and thrive in moisture retentive soil. Plant the corms at least 4 inches (10cm) deep and split the clump every 3-4 years to ensure a good supply of flowers.

Cyclamen coum RHS AGM

Spring Cyclamen
Beautiful pink flowers and attractively marked and patterned leaves,
Will naturalise in grass and under trees.
Very hardy.

Flowers December to March.
Height to 3" (7 cm).
Bulb Size 15/+

Cyclamen coum ‘Album’

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
White Spring Cyclamen
White flowered form with attractively marked and patterned leaves,
Will naturalise in grass and under trees.
Very hardy.

Bulb size: 8/+
Flowers: December to March.
Height to: 3" (7 cm).

Cyclamen hederifolium RHS AGM

For naturalising  
Ivy leaved cyclamen
Flowering pink but can occasionally be white. Large leaves are ivy-shaped with a range of markings. 
Very hardy

Flowers September – November
Height to 4" (10 cm),
Bulb Size 20/25

Cyclamen hederifolium Album

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
The white flowered form of this hardy cyclamen. Large leaves are ivy-shaped with a range of markings. Very hardy

Bulb size: 10/+
Flowering: Aug- Nov 
Height: 10cm
Position: Very drought and shade tolerant once established. Plant in dry light dappled shade, for naturalising under trees.

Dodecatheon meadia

Eastern Shooting Star / American cowslip
RHS AGM Forms a low rosette of rounded leaves, bearing short stems of rose-pink flowers with a yellow centre. Petals flare back, giving each blossom a star-like appearance, somewhat like a tiny cyclamen. Dies down in summer.

Flowers March - April. 
Height to 12" (30 cm). 
Bulb Size TopHardy. Plant in moist but well drained soils and sheltered from sun 

Dodecatheon pulchellum ‘Red Wings’

Dark throated Shooting Star
In spring with basal rosettes of oblong light green leaves, erect reddish stems bear intense magenta flowers with white base.

Flowers   April-May. 
Height to 12" (30 cm). 
Bulb Size TopHardy. Plant in moist but well drained soils and sheltered from sun 

Gladiolus communis ssp byzantinus

Wine red/purple flowers on upright stems

Height to 24” (60cm)
Flowers June
Bulb size 6/+ cm
Hardy.
Plant March/April 8 ins deep, 6 ins apart in fertile soil

Hesperantha coccinea syn Schizostylus coccinea

Red River Lily

Height to 24” (60cm)
Flowers September
Bulb size 10/+ cm
Plant out after frosts in moist draining soil at 2” depth

Hesperantha coccinea ‘Rosea’ syn Schizostylus

The pink form of the Kaffir Lily

Height to 18” (45cm)
Flowers September-November
Bulb size top
Plant out after frosts in moist draining soil at 2” depth

Incarvillea delavayi

Hardy Gloxinia
Purple trumpets

Height to 18” (45cm)
Flowers May-June
Bulb size: Extra 50pb
Plant with top at soil level

Incarvillea delavayi ‘Snowtop’

Hardy Gloxinia
White trumpets

Height to 18” (45cm)
Flowers May-June
Bulb size: Extra 50pb
Plant with top at soil level

Liatris spicata ‘Floristan Alba’

White Blazing Star
This cultivar of an american prairie plant offers spikes of white, fuzzy-looking flowers above low clumps of strappy, grass-like foliage. Attractive to butterflies and bees. Makes a good cut flower

Height to 48” (120cm)
Flowers July to September
Bulb size 12/14 cm
Plant 2” deep in moist but well drained meadow or border in sun

Liatris spicata

Dense Blazing Star / Prairie Gayfeather
This cultivar of an american prairie plant offers spikes of rose-purple, fuzzy-looking flowers above strappy, grass-like foliage. Attractive to butterflies and bees. Makes a good cut flower

Height to 48” (120cm)
Flowers July to September
Bulb size 12/14 cm
Plant 2” deep in moist but well drained meadow or border in sun

Mirabilis jalapa

Mexican Four O'Clock flower,  Marvel of Peru
Trumpet-shaped, 5 petal flowers come in pink, red, yellow, white and some bi-colors. Short lived the flowers are however produced in abundance. Flowers have a slight vanilla scent and open in the late afternoon through the evening. Will set seed and seedlings can thrive if winters are not too cold.

Height to 48” (120cm)
Flowers June till frosts
Bulb size Top size tubers 200pb
Plant 2” deep in moist but well drained soil in sun

Nerine bowdenii

Autumn flowering hardy bulb bright pink Flowers

Height to 16” (40cm)
Flowers October November
Bulb Size 14/+ cm
Plant in sunny and sheltered spots with neck of bulb just level with soil surface They flower best when congested and undisturbed.

Nerine bowdenii ‘Bianca Perla’

Pure snow white crinkly flowers in abundance

Height to 16” (40cm)
Flowers October November
Bulb size 12/+ cm
Plant in sunny and sheltered spots with neck of bulb just level with soil surface They flower best when congested and undisturbed.sheltered spots with neck of bulb just level with soil surface They flower best when congested and undisturbed.

Nerine bowdenii ‘Isabel’

Dark magenta-pink, ruffled and recurved flowers

Height to 18” (45cm)
Flowers October November
Bulb size 12/+ cm
Plant in sunny and sheltered spots with neck of bulb just level with soil surface They flower best when congested and undisturbed

Nerine ‘Mr John’

Deep dusky red/pink flowers on dark almost black stems from this N.bowdenii x n Sarniensis hybrid . Not as hardy a straight N bowdenii.

Height to 16” (40cm)
Flowers October November
Bulb size 12/+ cm
They flower best when congested and undisturbed Plant in sunny and sheltered spots with neck of bulb just level with soil surface

Ornithogalum thyrsoides

Chincherinchee
Dense clusters of white starry flowers with green centres
Very long (10+ days) vase life as cut flower

Height
to 18” (45cm)
Flowers May to July
Bulb size 5/6cm
Plant 3” deep in the border or pots, protect from frost in winter

POISONOUS IF EATEN

Paeony Big Ben

Tall hybrid paeony Highly fragrant with large double deep old rose pink domed blooms. Strong stems , a great cut flower.

Height to 48” (120cm)
Flowers June/July
Division size 3/5 Nose

Paeony ‘Duchesse de Nemours’

Strongly fragrant, double ivory white flowers

Height to 40” (100cm)
Flowers June/July
Division size 3/5 Nose

Paeony ‘Festiva Maxima’

Large, pure white, fragrant blooms with flecks of crimson at the base of the centre petals

Height to 40” (100cm)
Flowers May/June
Division size 3/5 Nose

Paeony ‘Sarah Bernhardt’

Fragrant, classic double deep pink blooms, lighter toward the edges.

Height to 40” (100cm)
Flowers May/June
Division size 3/5 Nose

Paeonia ‘Bartzella’

Intersectional Iitoh’ paeony hybrid between Tree and Herbaceous paeony
Vigorous. Large soft sulphur yellow double flowers with a magenta flare around delicate yellow stamens, with a gentle scent, carried over a mound of deep green foliage.

Flowers  Late flowering from July
Height  to 30” (75cm)
Bulb size bare root 3-5 eye division

Paeonia ‘Julia Roze’

Intersectional Iitoh’ peaony hybrid between Tree and Herbaceious paeony
Large semi-double blooms that starting red and fading to rose-pink and gold. Dark green foliage taking on a darker hue as the season progresses

Flowers June
Height to 30” (75cm)
Bulb size bare root 3-5 eye division