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<i>Narcissus</i> 'Actaea'
<i>Narcissus</i> 'Actaea'
<i>Narcissus</i> 'Actaea'
<i>Narcissus</i> 'Actaea'
<i>Narcissus</i> 'Actaea'
<i>Narcissus</i> 'Actaea'
<i>Narcissus</i> 'Actaea'
<i>Narcissus</i> 'Actaea'
<i>Narcissus</i> 'Actaea'
<i>Narcissus</i> 'Actaea'
<i>Narcissus</i> 'Actaea'
<i>Narcissus</i> 'Actaea'

Narcissus 'Actaea'

poeticus daffodil bulbs

An old-fashioned variety that has been awarded the Award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society for it great qualities. The...

10 × bulbs
£8.99
available to order from autumn 2024
30 × bulbs
£27.00
available to order from autumn 2024
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Bulbs (only) £4.99

The best version of pheasant's eye there is - with a neat arrangement of evenly round white petals circling a yellow centre which is finely-edged in deep-red. Val Bourne - Garden Writer

Bulb blindness

Bulbs produce lovely foliage but no flowers. Either no buds at all appear or those that do are dry and virtually empty of petals. Daffodils (Narcissi) are usually the worst affects, especially multi-headed or double forms.

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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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How to plant 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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Plan ahead with bulbs

One of the great things about gardening is being able to look into the future with enthusiasm, and part of that is planting now for next spring. A gardener knows, when handling papery brown bulbs, that these insignificant little things will produce early

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Be adventurous with new Narcissus, plus which ones are the best scented

It’s far too easy to keep ordering the same old thing, but it’s really worth experimenting because new bulbs are being released all the time, whilst some of the tried and tested are beginning to break down. The best way to try something new is to grow ten

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