Tulipa 'Groenland'

viridiflora tulip ( syn Greenland ) bulbs

7 bulbs £3.99 Buy
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21 bulbs £9.99 Buy
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    • Position: full sun or partial shade
    • Soil: well-drained, fertile soil
    • Flowering period: April to May
    • Other features: perfect for cut flower displays
    • Hardiness: fully hardy
    • Bulb size: 11/12

      Semi-fluted green-flushed pink flowers top stout, upright stems in late spring, creating a very pretty contrast to bother paler and stronger pinks, and offering a pleasant harmony to lush greens. As the flowers last so well after being cut, they are popular with florists and make handsome additions to the vase.

    • Garden care: In September to December plant bulbs 15-20cm deep and 10-15cm apart in fertile, well-drained soil. Alternatively, allow 7-9 bulbs per 30cm sq. After flowering dead-head and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser each week for the first month. Once the foliage has died down naturally lift the bulbs and store in a cool greenhouse.

    • Harmful if eaten/may cause skin allergy

Persicaria bistorta 'Superba'

bistort

Showy spikes of pale pink flowers. This plant loves damp soil!

£8.99 Buy

Tulipa 'Don Quichotte'

triumph tulip bulbs

Copes well with bad weather

£3.99 Buy

Tulipa 'Barcelona'

triumph tulip bulbs

Great for forcing in pots for early flowers

£3.99 Buy

Hyacinthus orientalis 'Woodstock'

hyacinth bulbs

Perfect for a 'bruised' coloured border

£4.99 Buy
 

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