Bulbs for pots - Rich blues

bulb lasagne collection for pots

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Buy Bulbs for pots - Rich blues bulb lasagne collection for pots: Buy a collection of 115 bulbs for £17.99 or 2 for £34.99 + get 20 free bulbs

Buy the collection of 115 bulbs suitable for a 18in pot (approximately) for £17.99, or buy 2 collections (230 bulbs) for £34.99 plus receive 20 bonus bulbs FREE (worth £4.99) for even more spring colour (10 additional Puschkinia to plant in each pot)

Savings off individuals prices £7.95 per collection with the Free 20 bulbs offer the two collection the total saving is £20.89 for the two collection option


  • Position: full sun or partial shade, though best in full sun
  • Soil: well-drained soil that remains moist during winter and spring
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: from early March to May
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    For the best possible display of spring bulbs in pots, the technique of planting pots in layers extends the period of interest and looks great. This combination can produce a display of flowers from early March through to May. On the patio or on either side of a front door they will give a scented welcome to your home in spring.

    Add some bulb fibre to your pot and plant the tulip bulbs first, 6-8in deep. Add more bulb fibre to cover them, then add a layer of hyacinths at 5in deep and fill in as before. Then a layer of Anemone blanda blue-flowered and Puschkinia scilloides var. libanotica and Muscari armeniacum planted at 1-2in deep.

    In each collection you will receive:

    50 x Muscari armeniacum
    Charming, cone-shaped spikes of tiny, mid-blue flowers appear in April and May above the grass-like, mid-green leaves. Grape hyacinths look gorgeous peeping out of a large container, planted with yellow, spring-flowering pansies. Quickly forming small colonies, they're also valuable for naturalising at the front of a sunny mixed or shrub border. Grows to 15cm tall

    25 x Anemone blanda blue-flowered
    This is a wonderful plant that produces cheerful, daisy-like flowers in shades of blue and purple, giving a floral display from early March to April. Grows to 10in tall.

    10 x Hyacinthus orientalis 'Peter Stuyvesant'
    These beautiful hyacinths make a fabulously fragrant patio display with spring-flowering pansies and bulbs. Alternatively plant them into your borders to create a colourful spring bedding display. Grows to 25cm.

    10 x Tulipa 'Blue Ribbon'
    A classically shaped, deep plum (not blue) coloured tulip which fades to lilac around the edges of the petals. Being a triumph tulip it is robust and has long lived flowers. Plant it up densely into pots so you can move it to a prominent spot on the patio when they are at their best. Grows to 45cm tall.

    20 x Puschkinia scilloides var. libanotica
    At roughly the same time in spring, the strappy upright(ish) foliage appears, almost seeming to stand guard at each side of the emerging flowerspike. This spike carries up to 10 near-white flowers, which often have a faint blue stripe down the length of each petal. It is very pretty when intermingled with Cyclamen or Fritillaria (the snake's head type), but avoid overcrowding as they like their space, and will naturalise areas under trees and shrubs if left undisturbed. They do well in pots too. Grows to 15cm

    Buy the collection of 115 bulbs suitable for a 18in pot for £17.99, or buy 2 collections (230 bulbs) for £34.99 plus receive 20 bonus bulbs FREE (worth £4.99) for evenmore spring colour (10 additional Puschkinia to plant in each pot)

    Savings off individuals prices £7.95 per collection with the Free 20 bulbs offer the two collection the total saving is £20.89 for the two collection option

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Fascinating spring colour display

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Bought those last autumn so already had one season of the display earlier this year. This was my first experiment with the bulb lasagne (and actually with growing bulbs) and I am now a fan! I planted the bulbs in autumn and kept them in my back garden; first shoots appeared in January and first flowers appeared in March . At that point I placed the container by my front door and noticed passers by stopping regularly to have a look at how the plants were developing with new flowers popping up almost every day. Unfortunately, when the tulips emerged, we had a bout of unusually hot weather and they withered within a couple of days so I don't have a good photo of the display in its full glory. On the cons side, the planting instructions could have been clearer. I was lucky to have a fairly detailed one from an old Crocus advert dating a couple of years back.

Tania KP

Surrey

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Just lovely

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Lovely selection of bulbs, the hyacinths and tulips were just beautiful and long lasting . One improvement could be specific instructions relating to the bulbs delivered instead of a broad covering list.

Aniels

London

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What size pot (width and depth) do you recommend for one lasagne collection?

Ally

Hello, We recommend a pot of an approximate diameter of 45cm (18"). As for the depth, this can vary, but I would certainly go no shorter than 30cm (12").

Helen

What would be the best position for the bulb lasagne i.e light etc.

Barbs

Hello there The best results will be when in full sun although it will tolerate a bit of shade.

Can the bulbs be left in the pot after flowering and, if so, will they come up again the following year also, can they be planted in regular potting compost? Thanks!

Nolalola

Hello, All apart from the tulips could be left in the pot for a couple of years, but after that they should be lifted and moved into something larger.

Helen

Does this come with planting instructions? I want to send it as a gift.

Rachel

Hello, It is sent out with general planting instructions, however there is more specific information regarding planting a 'bulb lasagne' on our video - please click on the link below to go straight to it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umDpz-eMsj4

Helen

do the flowers bloom at the same time or do they bloom all at different times?

novice

Hello, The bulbs will flower in sucession from early March to May, but there will be some overlapping too.

Helen

Hi, regarding bulb lasagne, can you tell me where/how to store bulbs and do they need to dry out first, sorry I am ignorant. Do they need to go in a bag. Step by step please : /

potterer

Hello, Before you lift the bulbs you need to wait until all the foliage has turned brown and crispy and died off completely. Then you can lift the bulbs, sort them into their groups and lay them out somewhere cool and dry for a few days, before storing them in either a bed of dried peat, bulb nets or some old pantyhose where they can be kept in the shed or garage until they are ready for planting in autumn. The only exception to this are the tulips, which tend not to perform as well in subsequent years so should be replaced.

Helen

New to gardening, can these bulbs be planted in the garden borders??

Roddydog

Hello there Yes all these bulbs are suitable for garden borders. Hope this helps

Hi, When planting in pots do they need some sort of winter protection? Many thanks,

Moosemac

Hello, The bulbs in this collection are all fully hardy so do not need any protection from the cold weather, but do try not to let them get too wet in winter.

Helen

My bulb lasagnes are absolutely fantastic - a daily delight, just as in the photographs! Gorgeous scent, too. My question is, what to do with the bulbs when flowering is over - would they be best planted in the garden, or can some of them go back in a similar pot planting next year?

Amanda

Hello, With th exception of the tulips (which should be replaced), these can all either be planted out in the garden, or potted up again in autumn.

Helen

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