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Spring Bulbs - Red Shades Collection 35 Bulbs

Extra value flowers! Add a vivid splash of colour to your outdoors with this spectacular Red Shades Collection that features Gladioli Traderhorn, Anemone hollandia, Crocosmia Lucifer and Freesia Red. Great border or bedding plants, they are also ideal for containers and make a great cut flower arrangement.

Type: Hardy Perennial
Flowering period: All summer long

Collection comprises:
Gladioli Traderhorn: majestic, tall spires of crimson red flowers
Anemone hollandia: rich red, black-centred flowersare borne above the frondy, mid-green leaves
Crocosmia Lucifer: attractive, bold red flowers that flare out along dark green stems
Freesia Red: elegant red flowers with long, graceful stems and a wonderful fragrance!

Plant from March onwards, 23-30cm apart in any well cultivated, garden soil with a good supply of organic material and in sunny sites away from strong winds. For early flowering, they may be started off in boxes in April; use a light soil mixed with compost. Keep slightly moist, cool and free from frost. When danger of frost has passed, plant out. If used as a cut flower, cut flowers only when completely developed.

Quantity: 35 Bulbs

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Spring Bulbs - Strawberry Daiquiri Collection 8 Bulbs

Pretty pinks for your outdoors, the Strawberry Daiquiri Collection comprises Dahlia Pretty Woman, Begonia Blushing Star and Habranthus robusta. Fabulous pot and container plants, they also make a great cut flower arrangements.

  • Bee friendly

Type: Hardy Perennial
Flowering period: All summer long

Collection comprises:
Dahlia Pretty Woman: lavender-pink blooms are offset wonderfully against dark foliage
Begonia Blushing Star: soft pink, fully-petalled flowers above lustrous green foliage.
Habranthus robusta: attractive pale pink blooms that resemble resemble small amaryllis flowers

Plant from March onwards, 23-30cm apart in any well cultivated, garden soil with a good supply of organic material and in sunny sites away from strong winds. For early flowering, they may be started off in boxes in April; use a light soil mixed with compost. Keep slightly moist, cool and free from frost. When danger of frost has passed, plant out. If used as a cut flower, cut flowers only when completely developed.

Quantity: Mixed pack of 8 bulbs

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Spring Bulbs - Pina Colada Collection 12 Bulbs

Brighten up your garden with gorgeous yellow shades from the Pina Colada Collection which comprises Dahlia Lolo Love, Ixia Gold and Begonia Feathered Sun. Fabulous pot and container plants, they also make a great cut flower arrangements.

Type: Hardy Perennial
Flowering period: All summer long

Collection comprises:
Dahlia Lolo Love: fabulous lemon yellow flowers with fine red edges above dark foliage
Ixia Gold: striking gold star shaped flowers in groups on thin flower stalks
Begonia Feathered Sun: exotic yellow flowers with ruffled orange edges

Plant from March onwards, 23-30cm apart in any well cultivated, garden soil with a good supply of organic material and in sunny sites away from strong winds. For early flowering, they may be started off in boxes in April; use a light soil mixed with compost. Keep slightly moist, cool and free from frost. When danger of frost has passed, plant out. If used as a cut flower, cut flowers only when completely developed.

Quantity: Mixed pack of 12 bulbs

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Spring Bulbs - Gladioli Charming Beauty 10 Bulbs

Perfect for herbaceous borders or container gardens, Gladioli Charming Beauty are Nanus type gladioli that produce magnificent rose flowers with cream throats. Striking orchid-like blooms, they are a beautiful addition to your outdoors and ideal as cut flowers for summer bouquets.

  • 2015 Bulb of the Year
  • Bee friendly

Type: Half hardy
Flowering period: Jul-Sep
Height: 60 cm

Gladioli like a well-drained, moisture retentive soil in full sun and protected from strong winds. Gladioli need water during the growing period and mulching with compost will help conserve moisture. In very cold areas, lift after flowering and store frost free over winter. Plant some every few weeks from April to June to ensure flowers from summer to autumn.

In autumn, allow the foliage to die back naturally before lifting the corms and cleaning them of soil and any remaining stems. Dry them in a well ventilated position for 2 weeks before storing them in a frost-free location for the winter.

Quantity: 10 bulbs

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Spring Bulbs - Sangria Collection 5 Bulbs

An exciting cocktail of colour for your garden, the Sangria Collection comprises Dahlia Mary Evelyn, Oxalis triangularis and Cosmos astrosanguineus. Fabulous pot and container plants, they also make a great cut flower arrangements.

  • Bee friendly

Type: Hardy Perennial
Flowering period: All summer long

Collection comprises:
Dahlia Mary Evelyn: stunning claret flowers with very pale pink inner petals
Oxalis triangularis: pretty pale pink flowers are borne in clusters above reddish-purple leaves
Cosmos astrosanguineus: attractive burgundy plant with a sweet smelling chocolate aroma - more commonly known as the chocolate plant

Plant from March onwards, 23-30cm apart in any well cultivated, garden soil with a good supply of organic material and in sunny sites away from strong winds. For early flowering, they may be started off in boxes in April; use a light soil mixed with compost. Keep slightly moist, cool and free from frost. When danger of frost has passed, plant out. If used as a cut flower, cut flowers only when completely developed.

Quantity: Mixed pack of 5 bulbs

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Spring Bulbs - Alstroemeria Ligtu Hybrid-Pack of 4 Bulbs

The Alstroemeria Ligtu Hybrid is a stunning hardy and vigorous plant that boasts a delightful array of pinks, oranges and scarlet; an idyllic flower. Often preferred as a cut flower for indoor décor, it makes a wonderful addition to any garden, especially in borders, planters and patio containers.

Originating from the Andes in the 1920's, the Alstroemeria ligtu angustifolia was crossed with Alstroemeria haemantha to produce the ligtu hybrids. Known also as the Peruvian lily, this is a beautiful plant and is great for injecting vibrancy and warmth to your garden. Four to five feet high, it flowers in the first year and germination is relatively easy.

Type: Hardy Perennial
Flowering period: February – July
Height and spread: 100 x 45 cm
Preferred planting position: Full sun
Preferred soil type: Rich, light and well-drained soil

Pack of 4

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Spring Bulbs - Lilium Nepalense 2 Bulbs

Beautifully exotic in appearance, the Lilium Nepalense, or Nepal Lily, makes a striking addition to any garden, producing large, pea-green, open trumpet-shaped blooms with rich, royal purple throats. This rare species of lily is considered to be the most beautiful of all the lilies and is just perfect for exotic gardens, cut flower gardens and patio containers. It also makes a fabulous potted plant.

Type: Hardy Perennial
Flowering period: Jul-Aug
Height: 75cm

Lilies like well-drained, moisture retentive soil with plenty of organic material. They like sun or partial shade and protection from strong winds. Lilies develop roots along the stem and need 8-10cm of soil above the bulb to develop properly. Keep evenly moist.

Feed and water oriental lily bulbs regularly throughout the growing season, keeping them moist at all times. Deadhead faded blooms at the base of the flower where they join the stem to prevent the development of seed pods. When cutting for indoor arrangements, it is important to leave a third of the stem intact in order to feed the bulb for the following year.

Quantity: 2 Bulbs

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Spring Bulbs - Hosta Fortunei Patriot 1 Root

A splendid choice when creating cottage gardens, Hosta Fortunei Patriot with its lavender funnel flowers well above unique foliage will be a focal point no matter where you place it. The leaves are slightly curved and heart-shaped with irregular, heavy sharp white margins contrasting wonderfully with the forest green interior.

Low growing, this Plantain Lily maintains a bold look all summer long and is perfect for borders, wildlife gardens, woodland areas or simply planting for ground cover purposes. Very useful shade-loving plants, they can thrive in moist, damp, dark borders, or difficult, dry shady borders. Plants are quick-growing, clump-forming and the bold leaves are colourful, robust and weatherproof.

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Bee friendly

Type: Hardy
Flowering period: Jul-Aug
Height: 60cm

Plant Hosta in sun or dappled shade, on rich, moist, well-drained soil. Plants can grow well in a sunny border, but will need to be kept reliably moist. Water regularly throughout summer until fully established. In autumn, remove old foliage and apply a mulch of well rotted manure or garden compost to the base of the plant. Lift and divide plants every 3 years in autumn to maintain vigorous, healthy growth.

Quantity: 1 Root

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Spring Bulbs - Chocolate Cosmos Atrosanguineus-1 Bulb

One of the more simple ways to a girl's heart is with a scrumptious bar of chocolate. So why not treat the love of your life to something different on Valentines Day or get the kids to give her this lovely gift on Mothers Day?

This lovely Cosmos Astrosanguineus bulb will grow into a fabulous burgundy plant with an inviting aroma. More commonly known as the ‘chocolate plant’ because of its sweet smelling chocolate aroma, this plant would be a fantastic addition to your garden. 65cm high. 1 bulb.
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Taylors Dahlia Pink Fusion Collection 4 x Tubers

In sumptuous pink tones, Taylors Dahlia Pink Fusion Collection comprises a wonderful mix of Deverill, Lennys Dream, Onesta and Gerrie Hoek to provide you with a vivid splash of late summer colour in your garden. Beautifully formed flower heads atop tall stems will add height and structure to the back of borders. Ideal for any style of garden, these gorgeous blooms are terrific for your flower beds, borders and patio containers. They also make excellent cut flowers.

Type: Half-hardy Tuber
Flowering Period: Jul-Sep
Height: 120cm
Spread: 60cm

Collection comprises:
Dahlia Deverill: gorgeous, pale pink blooms
Dahlia Lenny’s Dream: superb pink with a lilac edge
Dahlia Onesta: stunning mixture of deep pink to pale pink petals
Dahlia Gerrie Hoek: glowing peach-pink blooms

Plant the tubers at a depth of 15cm outdoors in April after all risk of frost has passed and water well. Choose a sunny position in moist well drained soil. Prepare the soil by digging in plenty of well rotted manure or compost. Alternatively, start tubers into growth in pots of compost in a frost free greenhouse. Transplant them into their final positions outdoors in June.

Feed and water dahlias regularly throughout the growing season. While plants are still young, pinch out the growing tip of each stem to encourage bushier growth and masses of flowers. As dahlias develop, the taller varieties will require staking with garden canes to support their stems. Deadhead faded dahlia flowers to encourage more blooms to be produced. With the first autumn frosts, remove tubers from their growing positions and trim away the old stems to 5cm above the tuber. Clean any remaining soil from the tubers and store them over winter in trays of peat or sand, in a cool but frost free position. The tubers can be planted the following spring for another fabulous display.

Quantity: 4 Tubers

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Spring Bulbs - Crocosmia Emily Mackenzie - Pack of 5 Bulbs

Emily Mckenzie discovered Crocosmia, also commonly known as Monbretia, in 1951 in the Tyne Valley, England. Crocosmia Emily McKenzie flowers are a beautiful burnt orange colour with contrasting mahogany eyes. When planting, Crocosmia like well-drained soil in a sunny, open position.

Pack of 5 bulbs
Planting depth: 5cm
Flowering height: 60cm
Flowering time: All summer

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Spring Bulbs - Dahlia Labyrinth 1 Tuber

Such a pretty flower has to take pride of place in any garden, so plant this gorgeous Dahlia Labyrinth flower where it can be showcased in all its glory. The blooms are a wonderful blend of soft pink, apricot and dark rose with long, shapely petals that twist and curl in different directions. It can add a dramatic presence to the back of any flower bed and a gorgeous splash of colour to your borders that lasts all summer long. It makes a stunning cut flower that mixes beautifully with purples and deep reds.

Type: Perennial
Flowering period: All summer long
Height: 80cm

Plant Dahlia tubers outdoors in April after all risk of frost has passed has passed, in any well cultivated, garden soil with a good supply of organic material and in sunny sites away from strong winds.Plant at a depth of 15cm and water well. Alternatively, start tubers into growth in pots of compost in a frost-free greenhouse and plant out in June.

Feed and water dahlias regularly throughout the growing season. While plants are still young, pinch out the growing tip of each stem to encourage bushier growth and masses of flowers. Deadhead faded dahlia flowers to encourage more blooms to be produced.

Quantity: 1 Tuber

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Spring Bulbs - Habranthus Robustus 20 Bulbs

Habranthus Robustus, or Pink Fairy Lily, is a vigorous plant with pretty soft pink, trumpet to funnel-shaped flowers that is great for naturalising any area in your garden. The flat, greenish grey leaves make a lovely background clump for the stalks and the blooms are produced consistently throughout the summer.

Type: Perennial
Flowering period: Jul-Sep
Height: 15cm

Quantity: 20

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Spring Bulbs - Gladioli Mixed 25 Bulbs

Gladioli mixed are versatile plants that are equally at home in contemporary or the more traditional garden. Ideal in borders, these also suit containers or beds where they add excellent colour and texture to your surroundings.

Plant: March onwards
Growing: Plant in full sun or light shade, 10cm deep and at least 10cm apart from March onwards
Height: 100cm (39”)
25 bulbs

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Spring Bulbs - Tigridia Mixed-Tiger Flower-Pack of 30 Bulbs

The Tigridia Mixed – Tiger Flower is a gorgeous plant that looks fresh, colourful and vibrant.

Originating from South America, these flowers are coloured in delicious splashes of red, orange, yellow, pink and cream with a blotched centre. They tend to commence growth in spring before dying in autumn. Eye-catching plants such as these can really contribute to the sparkling décor in your outdoor area. Or, don't be afraid to stick them indoors as they wouldn't look out of place in a kitchen or conservatory. Any zealous gardener would tell you that there’s nothing more pleasing on the eye than garden flowers in full-bloom.

Type: Half hardy annual
Flowering period: June – July
Height and spread: 50 x 25 cm
Ideal for: Bedding, borders, containers, tubs
Preferred planting position: Full sun
Preferred soil type: Rich, light and well-drained soil

Pack of 30

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Spring Bulbs - Gladioli Frizzled Fusion 30 Bulbs

Real eye-catchers! Gladioli Frizzled Fusion adds a myriad of colours to your garden borders, pots and containers. These fabulous flowers are aptly named due to their unusual, lacey edges and are really colourful blooms alternating up tall stems. They are ideal for offering a linear structure to the back of your garden and make wonderful cut flower arrangements.

Type: Half hardy
Flowering period: Jul-Sep
Height: 110 cm

Plant outdoors 10cm apart and 10cm deep from March onwards, after all risk of frost has passed, in any well cultivated, garden soil with a good supply of organic material and in sunny sites away from strong winds. Plant in groups at 14-day intervals to extend their flowering season; use a light soil mixed with compost.

In autumn, allow the foliage to die back naturally before lifting the corms and cleaning them of soil and any remaining stems. Dry them in a well ventilated position for 2 weeks before storing them in a frost-free location for the winter.

Quantity: 30 bulbs

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Spring Bulbs - Triteleia Ocean Fusion 20 Bulbs

A wonderful mix of blue, white and lilac colours, Triteleia Ocean Fusion are long lasting, early summer, starry flowers. Perfect for beds, borders and cottage gardens, they will brighten your garden and feature up to 25 flowers per stem. Sparkling little flowers that are pretty and undemanding, they also make lovely cut flowers. Type: Perennial
Flowering period: June onwards
Height: 20 cm

Plant outdoors 10cm apart after all risk of frost has passed has passed, in any well cultivated, garden soil with a good supply of organic material and in sunny sites away from strong winds.

After blooming has finished for the season leave the sparse foliage in place; don't cut it off. Watering probably won't be required as these plants can comfortably handle late season drought. Your triteleia will rest for a few months before beginning the next growing cycle next spring.

Quantity: 20 Bulbs

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Spring Bulbs - Watsonia Meriana 5 Corms

Bearing spikes of fabulous salmon-pink flowers in late summer, this Watsonia Meriana adds an unusual, almost exotic look to your garden. Also known as the Bugle Lily, it is just perfect for ornamental gardens, cut flower gardens and patio containers.

Type: Perennial
Flowering period: Aug-Oct
Height: 100cm

Lilies like well-drained, moisture retentive soil with plenty of organic material. They like sun or partial shade and protection from strong winds. Lilies develop roots along the stem and need 8-10cm of soil above the bulb to develop properly. Keep evenly moist.

Feed with a slow release fertiliser such as bone meal in the summer and water regularly throughout the growing season, keeping them moist at all times. Deadhead faded blooms at the base of the flower where they join the stem to prevent the development of seed pods. When cutting for indoor arrangements, it is important to leave a third of the stem intact in order to feed the bulb for the following year.

Quantity: 5 Corms

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Spring Bulbs - Aquilegia Nora Barlow 1 Pack

This Aquilegia Nora Barlow is pink with white tips, bee friendly and hits its blossoming boom around June / July.

Flowers are a nice and inexpensive way of brightening up an outdoor area and they make for an especially marvellous idea with warmer seasons just around the corner.

Flowering height – 80cm
Planting depth – Plant crown at soil level
Planting distance – 20cm
Planting time – March onwards.

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Spring Bulbs - Dahlia - Garden Wonder

Beautifully decorative, Dahlia Garden Wonder adds a vivid splash of colour to your garden just as other flowers are fading. Gorgeous scarlet, double blooms on strong and sturdy stems that make a spectacular display from mid-summer to mid-autumn and make fabulous cut flowers too.

Type: Half Hardy Perennial
Flowering period: July onwards
Height: 65cm

Quantity: 1

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