Crocus 'Gipsy Girl'

species crocus bulbs

20 bulbs £3.99 Buy
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60 bulbs £9.99 Buy
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: February and March
  • Flower colour: yellow with purple-striped outer petals
  • Other features: slender, strap-shaped, mid-green leaves
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb Size: 5/7

    Large, fragrant, yellow flowers with purple-striped outer petals in February and March and slender, strap-shaped, dull green leaves. These spectacular, striped, spring-flowering bulbs look great emerging from a sunny rock garden or raised bed. To achieve the best results plant in early autumn in bold, naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in gritty, well-drained soil.

  • Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October.

Narcissus 'February Gold'

cyclamineus daffodil bulbs

Long lasting, early flowers

£3.99 Buy

Narcissus 'Silver Chimes'

jonquilla daffodil bulbs

Clusters of nodding blooms

£5.99 Buy
 

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