Anemone coronaria 'Mr Fokker'

anemone bulbs

20 bulbs £4.99 Buy
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60 bulbs £12.00 Buy
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: light, sandy soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: March to April
  • Flower colour: violet-blue useful as cut flowers
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 5/6

    A low growing tuberous perennial, which is much-loved for its large, black-eyed, violet-blue flowers, which appear in spring over mounds of finely dissected foliage. The velvet-like petals form large open bowls, and gradually open out even further before they fall to create saucer-like plates. They make charming cut flowers and look lovely at the front of a sunny border.

  • Garden care: Plant pre-soaked tubers 5-8cm (2-3in) deep and 15cm apart in September or October in light, sandy soil in a sunny, protected site. Cover with a cloche or dry mulch to protect against extreme winter weather.

Tulipa 'Burgundy'

lily flowered tulip bulbs

Richly coloured lily-shaped flowers

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Muscari armeniacum

grape hyacinth bulbs

A prolific, easy to grow flowerer

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Chionodoxa luciliae

glory of the snow bulbs

gentian blue flowers in spring

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Betula utilis var. jacquemontii

west Himalayan birch

Brilliantly creamy-white bark

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Plant spring bulbs

Spring bulbs, such as daffodils and hyacinths, can be planted whenever the soil conditions allow. As a rough guide, cover them with about twice as much soil as the bulb is deep: so that a 5cm (2in) deep bulb would need a 15cm (6in) deep hole so that it

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Planting bulbs

Bulbs are ideal for anyone who rates themselves as 'keen-but-clueless' because they are one of the easiest plants to grow. Provided you plant them at the right time of year at more or less the right depth, they will reward you year after year with a rel

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Simple but stylish protection

If rabbits, deer, squirrels or cats devour or scratch up your plants these wire mesh protectors will give them time to get established. The pyramid-shaped 'Rabbit Proof Cloche' and dome-shaped 'Squirrel Proof Cloche'

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