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Fritillaria imperialis 'Aurora'

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
A very good form of crown imperial with stately stems of large orange-red flowers to 90cm in late spring

Bulb size: 24/+ cm
Flowering: March-April
Height: to 90cm
Position: Needing a well drained, deep rich soil in sun or part shade.

Fritillaria imperialis 'Early Passion'

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
A new very tall early Crown imperial with a deep sulphur yellow Flowers: with contrasting dark stems

Bulb size:
 20/+ cm
Flowering:
April/May
Height: to 90cm/ 36in

Fritillaria imperialis 'Maxima Lutea'

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
RHS AGM
Vigorous stately looking plants with stout upright stems supporting crowns of large bell shaped yellow flowers with the characteristic tuft of leaves on the top.

Bulb size: 20/24 cm
Flowering: April-May
Height: to 90cm
Position: Needing a well drained, deep rich soil in sun or part shade


Fritillaria imperialis 'Orange Beauty'

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
New selection .A vigorous stately looking plants with stout upright stems supporting crowns of large bell shaped red-orange striped brown flowers with the characteristic tuft of leaves on the top.

Bulb size: 20/+ cm.
Flowering: April-May.
Height: to 100cm+.
Position: Needing a well drained, deep rich soil in sun or part shade.

Fritillaria imperialis 'Rubra Maxima'

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Vigorous stately looking plants with stout upright stems supporting umbels of large bell shaped red-orange flowers and yellow stamens with the characteristic tuft of leaves on the top.

Bulb size: 24/+ cm
Flowering: April-May
Height: to 90cm+
Position: Needing a well drained, deep rich soil in sun or part shade

Fritillaria imperialis 'Striped Beauty'

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
New selection .A vigorous stately looking plants with stout upright stems supporting crowns of large bell shaped dark yellow striped orange flowers with the characteristic tuft of leaves on the top.

Bulb size: 24/+ cm.
Flowering: April-May.
Height:to 100cm+.
Position: Needing a well drained, deep rich soil in sun or part shade.

Fritillaria imperialis ‘William Rex’

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Vigorous stately looking plants with stout upright stems supporting crowns of large bell shaped dark bronze red flowers with the characteristic tuft of leaves on the top.

Bulb size: 20/24 cm
Flowering: April-May
Height: to 90cm
Position: Needing a well drained, deep rich soil in sun or part shade

Fritillaria imperialis ‘Rascal Vivaldi’

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
One of the WF Leenen Composer series of shorter earlier F imperialis hybrids, with interesting colour range
Vivaldi has Flowers: of a delicate smoky apricot yellow, on dark stems

Bulb size:
14/+ cm
Flowering:
April/May
Height: to 60cm/ 24in

Fritillaria meleagris

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
RHS AGM  Snakeshead Fritillary
British native with variable chequered maroon-purple or white flowers. Good for naturalising in grass or large borders providing the soil remains damp in summer.

Bulb size: 7/+ cm
Flowering: April or May
Height: 15cm+
Position: Moist soil preferably in the open, but will tolerate dappled shade


Fritillaria meleagris ‘Alba’

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
White Snakeshead Fritillary (syn ‘Aphrodite’)
White form of this British native. Good for naturalising in grass or large borders providing the soil remains damp in summer.

Bulb size: 5/+ cm
Flowering: April or May
Height: to 30cm
Position: Moist soil preferably in the open, but will tolerate dappled shade

Fritillaria persica 'Adiyman'

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Selected form with large deep purplish-plum conical bell-shaped flowers on sturdy upright stems, covered with up to 20 blooms of a in a loose spike/raceme. With alternate, narrow lance-shaped, grey-green leaves.

Bulb size: 24/+cm
Flowering: April
Height: to 150cm+
Position: Hardy, but needs a rich peaty compost, in light dappled shade. Prefers shelter from strong winds.

Fritillaria persica 'Alba'

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
White form with green white bell-shaped Flowers: on sturdy upright stems with narrow lance-shaped, grey-green leaves 

Bulb size: 20/+cm
Flowering: April
Height: 75cm+
Position: Hardy, but needs a sheltered site with rich well drained soil in sun, although will tolerate light dappled shade

Fritillaria raddeana

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
A delicate form of Fritillaria imperialis with tall stems topped with crowded clusters of up to 15 nodding bright straw yellow flowers

Bulb size: 16/+cm
Flowering: March/April
Height: 40cm+
Position: Preferably sheltered from strong winds in a sunny site with well-drained soil

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

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

Hyacinthoides italica

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Italian Bluebell RHS AGM
Violet blue flowers on tall spikes

Bulb size: 10/+
Flowering:
 April - May
Height: to 12in (30cm)

Hyacinthoides mauritanica

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Syn H.vincentina
Light blue flowers on short spikes

Bulb size: 6/+
Flowering:
 May
Height: to 6in (15cm)

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 8/+ 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.

Hyacinthus orientalis 'Roman Blue'

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Cultivated blue form of the wild species hyacinth, more refined appearance than the dense hybrids, with fabulous scent.

Bulb size: 12/+ cm
Flowers: March
Height to: 30cm / 12”

Hyacinthus orientalis 'Roman White'

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
Cultivated white form of the wild species hyacinth, more refined appearance than the dense hybrids, with fabulous scent.

Bulb size: 12/+ cm
Flowers: March
Height to: 30cm / 12”

Ipheion 'Riverside' Mix

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
‘Spring Starflower
A balance mix of Ipheon uniflorum cultivars in whites, blues, and pinks.
With scented solitary starry flowers on multiple 15cm stems over clumps of grassy leaves

Bulb Size: 4/+
Flowering: March-April
Height: to 15cm
Position: Hardy, Will naturalise in well drained soil

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 'Riverside' mix

Autumn Flowering Bulbs
African Corn Lilies
A balanced mix of Ixia cultivars in Blue, Whites, Pinks, Purples, Rose and Yellow, Great as cut flowers

Bulb Size: 5/+
Flowering: June-July
Height: 35 to 50cm
Position: Grow in pots or protected in sandy well drained soil

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: 4/+
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 12/14 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