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The Flints, Monks Eleigh, Suffolk IP7 7JG
Tel: 01449 741551
Email: riversidebulbs@btinternet.com


'Honka' (Yellow) RHS AGM

Orchid/Star type
Yellow

Flower size to 5" (12cm)
Height to 36" (90cm)
Frost Tender.
Flower July – first frosts
Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

‘Honka Fragile’

Orchid/Star type 
White stars showing in profusion well above the foliage. A pink edge and rosy glow to the centre around the yellow eye adds to their presence

Flower size to 3" (8cm)
Height to 32" (80cm)
Flower July – first frosts
Frost Tender. Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

'Honka Red'

Orchid/Star type
Red petals

Flower size to 3" (8cm)
Height to 32" (80cm)
Frost Tender.
Flower July – first frosts
Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

‘Honka Surprise’

Orchid/Star type 
Red-pink single flowers with yellow centres

Flower size
 to 4" (10cm)
Height to 30" (70cm)
Frost Tender
Flower July – first frosts 
Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

'Honka White'

Orchid/Star type
White petals

Flower size to 3" (8cm)
Height to 32" (80cm)
Frost Tender.
Flower July – first frosts
Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

‘Jescot Julie’

Double orchid-flowered type
Distinctive colouring, warm shades of orange merging with red, and a plum reverse to the petals

Flower size to 6" (15cm)
Height to 40" (100cm)
Frost Tender. Flower July – first frosts
Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

‘Mexican Star’

Orchid/Star type 
Dahlia with single dark red/black flowers and scent of ‘Chocolate Cosmos’ (C.atrosanguineus). It may be a hybrid.

Flower size to 3" (8cm)
Height to 30" (75cm)
Flower July – first frosts
Frost Tender. Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

‘Ragged Robin’

Orchid/Star type 
Very informal single flower of warm red with a red eye surrounded by yellow anthers

Flower size to 4" (10cm)
Height to 32" (80cm)
Flower July – first frosts
Frost Tender. Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

‘Verrone’s Obsidian’

Orchid/Star type 
Syn ‘Black Honka’ Very dark star with contrasting central golden yellow eye and anthers

Flower size to 4" (10cm)
Height to 32" (80cm)
Flower July – first frosts
Frost Tender. Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

‘Waltzing Matilda’

Miscellaneous group
Semi -double sunset shades of warm red and amber, set against dark foliage.

Flower size to 2" (5cm)
Height to 20" (50cm)
Frost Tender.
Flower July – first frosts
Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

‘Windmill’

Orchid/star type 
Single flowered red-and white flowers with a yellow centre

Flower size
 to 4" (10cm)
Height to 32" (80cm)
Frost Tender
Flower July – first frosts 
Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry