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The Flints, Monks Eleigh, Suffolk IP7 7JG
Tel: 01449 741551
Email: riversidebulbs@btinternet.com


‘Destiny’s Teacher’

Orchid/Star type 
A New ‘Honka’ style variety with white/pink star flowers, speckled and spotted purple from a yellow open centre, in profusion well above the foliage.

Flower size to 3" (8cm)
Height to 36" (90cm)
Flower July – first frosts
Frost Tender. Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

'Honka' (Yellow) RHS AGM

Orchid/Star type
Yellow

Flower size to 5" (12cm)
Height to 36" (90cm)
Flower July – first frosts 
Frost Tender. Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

‘Honka Fragile’

Orchid/Star type 
White stars showing in profusion well above the foliage. A pink edge and rosy glow to the centre around the yellow eye adds to their presence

Flower size to 3" (8cm)
Height to 32" (80cm)
Flower July – first frosts
Frost Tender. Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

'Honka Red'

Orchid/Star type
Red petals

Flower size to 3" (8cm)
Height to 32" (80cm)
Flower July – first frosts 
Frost Tender. Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

‘Honka Surprise’

Orchid/Star type 
Red-pink single flowers with yellow centres

Flower size
 to 4" (10cm)
Height to 30" (70cm)
Flower July – first frosts 
Frost Tender. Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

Dahlia imperialis

Species Tree Dahlia
Grown more for its foliage, it flowers very late and very tall, so often frosted before it can flower
Magnificent structural plant, with wavy soft lilac flowers

Flower size to 4-6" (10-15cm)
Height to 10-20' (300-600cm)
Flower July – first frosts 
Frost Tender. Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

Dahlia imperialis ‘Double White’

Species Tree Dahlia
Magnificent structural plant, with double white flowers
Grown more for its foliage, it flowers very late and very tall, so often frosted before it can flower

Flower size to 4-6" (10-15cm)
Height to 8-15' (240-450cm)
Flower July – first frosts 
Frost Tender. Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

‘Jescot Julie’

Double orchid-flowered type
Distinctive colouring, warm shades of orange merging with red, and a plum reverse to the petals

Flower size to 6" (15cm)
Height to 40" (100cm)
Flower July – first frosts
Frost Tender. Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

‘Mexican Star’

Orchid/Star type 
Dahlia with single dark red/black flowers and scent of ‘Chocolate Cosmos’ (C.atrosanguineus). It may be a hybrid.

Flower size to 3" (8cm)
Height to 30" (75cm)
Flower July – first frosts
Frost Tender. Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

‘Ragged Robin’

Orchid/Star type 
Very informal single flower of warm red with a red eye surrounded by yellow anthers

Flower size to 4" (10cm)
Height to 32" (80cm)
Flower July – first frosts
Frost Tender. Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

‘Verrone’s Obsidian’

Orchid/Star type 
Syn ‘Black Honka’ Very dark star with contrasting central golden yellow eye and anthers

Flower size to 4" (10cm)
Height to 32" (80cm)
Flower July – first frosts
Frost Tender. Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

‘Waltzing Matilda’

Miscellaneous group
Semi -double sunset shades of warm red and amber, set against dark foliage.

Flower size to 2" (5cm)
Height to 20" (50cm)
Flower July – first frosts 
Frost Tender. Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry