Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête'

daffodil bulbs

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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: Late February to April
  • Flower colour: golden-yellow
  • Other features: contact with the sap may cause skin irritation
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 10/11

    Clusters of up three deep golden-yellow flowers with slightly reflexed petals and deep yellow cups appear in March and April above the narrow, strap-shaped leaves. One of the most popular forms, this delightful dwarf narcissus makes a fabulous early spring display for a sunny window-box. Blue grape hyacinths and slow-growing variegated ivies help to extend the season of interest.

  • Garden care: Wearing gloves plant bulbs 10-15cm (4-6in) deep from late summer to early autumn. After flowering feed with a balanced fertiliser, dead-head and allow the leaves to die back naturally.

  • Harmful if eaten/skin irritant

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grape hyacinth bulbs

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Tulipa 'Prinses Irene'

triumph tulip bulbs

Sturdy flowers for exposed positions

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Hyacinthoides non-scripta

bluebell bulbs

English Bluebells from genuinely cultivated resources.

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