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Galanthus nivalis (Common Snowdrop)

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
RHS AGM The native Common Snowdrop.
Pure white flowers marked with a green V shape on the inner petals.
Honey scented..

Bulb size: 6/+cm
Flowering:
 Feb Mar
Height: 15cm
Position: A compact species best for naturalising in woods and amongst shrubs

Galanthus nivalis flore pleno (Double)

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
RHS AGM The native Double Snowdrop.
Robust growing form with attractive double flowers.

Bulb size: 5/+cm
Flowering: Feb Mar.
Height: 15cm
Position: Best grown in damp semi-shade

Galanthus elwesii

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
RHS AGM ‘Giant Snowdrop’
Fragranced, large flowers upto an inch long with two green marks on the inner petals over broad greyish leaves. Usually flowering a little earlier than G nivalis.

Bulb Size: 7/+
Flowering: Jan - Mar
Height: to 20cm
Position: Best grown in damp semi-shade but will tolerate sun

Galanthus elwesii 'Mount Everest'

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
New selection of Giant Snowdrop with broad grey-green leaves. Vigourous and bulks up quickly. Originally from Kath Dryden in the UK

Bulb Size: 7/+
Flowering:  Feb
Height: to 10in /25cm


Gladiolus byzantinus

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Whistling Jacks 'The true species.
Purple-red with a white mark

Bulb size: 7/+
Flowering: May-July
Height: to 28in (70cm)

 

Gladiolus italicus

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
syn Gladiolus communis byzantinus (misapplied)
Wine red/purple flowers on upright stems

Bulb size 6/+ cm
Height to 24” (60cm)
Flowers June
Position: Hardy. Plant 8 ins deep, 6 ins apart in fertile soil

Gladiolus papillo Ruby

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Dark rose-red hooded flowers on wiry stems

Bulb size:
 10/+
Flowering: July-August
Height: 24in (60cm) 
Position: Plant in deep pots or in the border in sun

 

Gladiolus tristis

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Soft cream-yellow sweetly scented flowers on wiry stems

Bulb size:
 5/+
Flowering: May/June
Height: to 24in (60cm) 
Position: Free draining in full sun

 

Hyacinthoides non scripta (English Bluebell)

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
The True English Bluebell.
Fragrant, deep violet blue flowers.
(It has a nodding, one-sided inflorescence of 5–12 tubular, sweet-scented violet–blue flowers, with strongly recurved tepals and 3–6 long, linear, basal leaves, and cream pollen)

Bulb size 7/+ cm
Flowering: late April to early June
Height: 30cm
Position: Plant soon after receipt 10cm deep, in a semi shade position; for naturalising. They do best on a medium to heavy soil. 
Plants in drifts through woodland or as clumps in a small garden. Do not let the bulbs dry out.

Iris tuberosa

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
‘Widow Iris’ syn Hermodactylus tuberosa
Tall lance like leaves, with olive, dark green standards with a dark almost black fall on shorter stems amongst them. Exotic, fragrant and a dramatic cut flower. Will bulk up

Bulb size: Flowering
Flowers: March/April
Height to: 20cm / 8”

Ixia paniculata 'EOS'

Ixiolirion tartaricum
Pale apricot/peach/yellow star shaped flowers in profusion on dark stems. Will bulk up if kept frost free

Bulb size: 5/+
Flowers: June/July
Height: to 14in (35cm)

 

Leucojum aestivum 'Gravetye Giant'

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
RHS AGM ‘Summer Snowflake’
A robust, selected free-flowering form. Tall stems with magnificent heads of five or more nodding bell shaped white flowers with green tips

Bulb Size 14/+ cm
Flowering: April May. 
Height: to 60cm+
Position: Prefers moist ground

Leucojum vernum

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
RHS AGM ‘Spring Snowflake’
Short sturdy stems of beautiful white bell shaped flowers tipped green .with erect strap shaped glossy green leaves

Bulb Size
 7/+ cm
Flowering:  March-April
Height: to 20cm+
Position: Bulbs should be planted promptly upon arrival Prefers moist ground in sun. Can be naturalised in grass


Ornithogalum nutans

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
RHS AGM Drooping Star of Bethlehem
Silvery-white with broad green stripe on the outside of the petals The most outstanding of the Ornithogalum. Also as a cut flower

Bulb Size
 6/+ cm
Flowering: April to May
Height: to 30cm+
Position: Easy for naturalising in drier, lighter soils. even in light shade. Plant 3" apart


Ornithogalum ponticum 'Sochi'

Ornithogalum ponticum 'Sochi'
Tall stems with white flowers with a green central stripe in 9in long spikes opening from the base.

Bulb size: 12/+
Flowering:
 June
Height: to 24in (60cm)
Alternative for O. magnum when out of cultivation

Ornithogalum umbellatum

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Star of Bethlehem
A compact spike with 6–20 flowers white with a green stripe outside
A long lasting cut flower

Bulb Size
: 6/+ cm
Flowering: April to May
Height: to 20cm+
Position:  It can be grown in a woodland garden as semi-shade is preferable. Requires moisture during winter and spring, but can tolerate summer drought.

Puschkinia scilloides libanotica

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
RHS AGM Striped Squill.
Arching stems carry bell shaped flowers, of the palest blue-white and with a thin blue line along each petal.

Bulb Size:
 6/+ cm
Flowering: March to May
Height: 10cm

Scilla bifolia

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Alpine Squill RHS AGM
Bulb produces two leaves and a spike of vivid starry blue-violet flowers. A good naturaliser

Bulb size:
5/+ cm
Flowers: Feb-Mar
Height to: 15cm / 6”


Scilla bifolia 'Alba'

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
White form of Alpine Squill
Bulb produces two leaves and a spike of light blue/white flowers. A good naturaliser

Bulb size: 5/+ cm
Flowers Feb-Mar
Height to 15cm / 6”

Scilla mischtshenkoana

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
RHS AGM syn Scilla tubergeniana
Delicate clusters of star-shaped light blue flowers with darker stripes down each petal. Each bulb gives three or more stems with three or more flowers. Starts to flower almost as soon as soon as it emerges above ground, with the stems gradually elongating.

Bulb Size
: 8/+ cm
Flowering: February or March
Height: 15cm

Scilla peruviana

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Portuguese Squill
Stout stems up to 30cm bearing large conical heads of deep purple blue flowers. New lance-shaped leaves developing in autumn as the old ones die back.

Bulb Size: 20/+ cm
Flowering: May - June
Height: 30cm+
Position: Requires a rich, well drained soil in good light. And a summer baking.

Scilla peruviana Alba

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
syn 'White Moon'
Stout stems up to 30cm bearing large conical heads of white flowers. New lance-shaped leaves developing in autumn as the old ones die back.

Bulb Size: 17/+ cm
Flowering: May - June
Height: 30cm+
Position: Requires a rich, well drained soil in good light. And a summer baking.

Scilla siberica

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
RHS AGM Siberian or Wood Squill
Bright violet blue pendant flowers on purplish stems. Narrow strap shaped leaves

Bulb Size
: 8/+ cm
Flowering: March April. 
Height: 10cm+

Scilla siberica Alba

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
White form of Siberian Squill, wiry stems topped with bell shaped flowers, best planted in drifts. Will naturalise.

Bulb size: 8/+ cm
Flowers: March-April
Height to: 10m / 4”
Best in well drained humus rich soil in semi-shade

Scilla siberica 'Spring Beauty'

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
The darkest blue form >on dark stems over glossy green leaves

Bulb Size: 10/+ cm
Flowering: March/April. 
Height: 10cm+

Trillium angustipetalum

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Narrowpetal Wakerobin
Large leaved with tall maroon sessile flowers

Flowering: April/ May.
Height: to 12in (30cm).
Position: Best in slight shade and in moist humus rich soil

Trillium catesbaei

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Rosy wake-robin
Nodding pale pink flowers with reflexed petals held above plain leaves of deep green.

Flowering: April May
Height: 30cm
Position: Acid soil with plenty of humus and good drainage. Keep moist

Trillium cuneatum

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Wake Robin or ‘Sweet Betsy’
A robust plant with beautiful large marbled leaves, pale fawn to maroon musk scented, flowers on stiff erect stems

Flowering:
April May
Height: 30cm

Trillium erectum

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Birth Root or Red Trillium. RHS AGM.
A very easy species with generally red purple flowers and deep green leaves.

Flowering:
April May
Height: 35cm

Trillium grandiflorum

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
American Wake Robin or White Trillium. RHS AGM
The most widely grown species producing Vigorous, clump forming stunning large 3-petalled white flowers on stems with large ovate deep green leaves. The petal tips may become slightly pink tinged with age.

Flowering:
April.
Height: 30cm

Trillium grandiflorum flore-pleno

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
American Double Wake Robin or White Trillium syn ‘Snowbunting’
Double flowered form with large white Flowers: on stems with large ovate deep green leaves. The petal tips may become slightly pink tinged with age.

Bulb size:
flowering
Flowering: April/May.
Height: to  30cm/12in

Trillium luteum

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Yellow Wood Trllium. RHS AGM
Large upright 3-petalled bright lemon-yellow scented flowers above large marbled green leaves

Flowering:
April to May
Height: 25cm

Trillium recurvatum

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Prairie Trillium or Bloody Butcher
Large upright 3-petalled dark maroon scented flowers above large marbled green leaves

Flowering:
April May
Height: 35cm

Trillium sessile

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Toadshade
A robust smaller trillium, emerging from the soil with chocolate, green and mint mottled leaves. The flowers are variable in colour in maroon red, browns and a bright green.

Flowering: April May
Height: 35cm

Trillium sulcatum

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Southern Red Trillium
Flowers are a dark red/maroon with recurved petals and are borne on short stems above the dark green leaves

Flowering: April May
Height: to 50cm

Trillium viridescens

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Ozark Trillium
Large upright 3-petalled stalkless green scented flowers over large brown flecked and marbled green leaves

Flowering:
April May
Height: 35cm

Triteleia 'Riverside Mix'

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Triplet lily mixture
Our own mix of varieties Aquarius (double flowered lilac-blue), Foxy (white, striped purple) & Rudy (blue-violet, striped white)
Sprays of up to 25 long lasting six-pointed star-like flowers on wiry naked stems

Bulb Size: 5/+
Flowering: June-July
Height: 16 to 24” (40-60cm)
Position: Very well drained soil in sun

Tulbaghia simmleri

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Syn Tulbaghia fragrans. Sweet Garlic
Dainty scented rose/violet flowers on long arching stems Hardier and leaves wider and much less ‘oniony’ than other tulbaghia

Height 
to 24in / 60cm
Flowers 
June – September
Bulb size
 Clump forming rhizomes
Plant 1in / 3cm deep in a sunny sheltered site

Tulbaghia violacea 'Alba'

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
White form. Umbels of starry flowers above clumps of grey-green chive-like foliage

Height to 24in / 60cm
Flowers June to November
Bulb size Clump forming rhizomes
Vigourous, S. African perennial needing a warm spot and well-drained soil.

Tulbaghia violacea 'Silver Lace'

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Umbels of rich mauve, starry flowers above white variegated long leaves up to 35 cm

Height to 24in / 60cm
Flowers June to October
Bulb size Clump forming rhizomes
Vigourous, S. African perennial needing a warm spot and well-drained soil.