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Crocus sieberi subsp. sublimis Tricolor 20 bulbs

Crocus sieberi subsp. sublimis Tricolor 20 bulbs
£4.99

Position: full sun; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: February and March; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size: 5/+ Easy and rewarding plants to grow, the colourful flowers of this gorgeous crocus will herald the onset of spring, and if left undisturbed will form an ever increasing clump year after year. Emerging first as fattened, flame-like buds, these soon open up in sunny weather to form bowls of vibrant lilac, white and yellow flowers. Plant them in pots and windowboxes where you can enjoy them close up, or scatter them towards the front of a boder, under deciduous trees or in a lawn; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October.

Crocus King Of The Striped 10 organic bulbs

Crocus King Of The Striped 10 organic bulbs
£6.99

In keeping with our concern for the plight of the bees, this bulb forms part of our organic bulb range. It has been sustainably grown without the use of pesticides (including neonicitinoides), and it comes in a brown paper bag with an informative colour label; Position: full sun and partial shade; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: fast-growing; Flowering period: February and March; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size : 7/8 Larger than average, irregularly striped flowers, top the stems in late winter and early spring. An undemanding crocus, it looks great when drifted through the front of the border, or when used to line the edges of a path. It adds a bright splash of early colour, and it can also be used in patio pots or window boxes; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October. Where bulbs are planted in grass do not cut the lawn until after the leaves have died back.

Crocus × luteus Golden Yellow 20 bulbs

Crocus × luteus Golden Yellow 20 bulbs
£4.99

Position: full sun; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: February and March; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size: 7/8 As the name suggests, the colour of these flowers is a rich golden yellow. This is a strong- grower that is ideal for naturalising through lawns and meadows. Each bulb may produce up to 5 flowers, so you will usually get a very generous show too; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October.

Crocus speciosus 45 bulbs

Crocus speciosus 45 bulbs
£9.99

Position: full sun; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: fast-growing; Flowering period: September to November; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size: 5/7 Beautiful, bluish-violet, goblet-shaped flowers with deep blue veins from September to November, followed by narrow, mid-green leaves. This popular autumn-flowering crocus is ideal for naturalising in a sunny shrub border among deciduous shrubs. Often the earliest autumn crocus to bloom, it soon increases to form large colonies; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in July or August in gritty, well-drained soil. Where bulbs are planted in grass do not cut the lawn until after the leaves have died back. Please note that as these autumn flowering crocus have an incredibly short shelf-life, it is quite common to see them already flowering when they are delivered. This will not have an adverse effect on the the long-term health and vigour, and the ones that have not started to flower should be planted out as normal, taking care not to damage any emerging shoots. Those that have started to flower should be taken out of the bag and placed on a sunny windowsill where you can enjoy the show. As soon as the flowers have faded (and before the leaves develop) these too can be planted out.

Crocus sieberi subsp. sublimis Tricolor 60 bulbs

Crocus sieberi subsp. sublimis Tricolor 60 bulbs
Was: £14.97 Now: £12.00

Position: full sun; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: February and March; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size: 5/+ Easy and rewarding plants to grow, the colourful flowers of this gorgeous crocus will herald the onset of spring, and if left undisturbed will form an ever increasing clump year after year. Emerging first as fattened, flame-like buds, these soon open up in sunny weather to form bowls of vibrant lilac, white and yellow flowers. Plant them in pots and windowboxes where you can enjoy them close up, or scatter them towards the front of a boder, under deciduous trees or in a lawn; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October.

Crocus chrysanthus Cream Beauty 75 bulbs

Crocus chrysanthus Cream Beauty 75 bulbs
Was: £11.97 Now: £9.00

Position: full sun; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: average to fast-growing; Flowering period: February and March; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size: 5/7 Rich-cream goblets with brown flushes and deep golden-yellow throats, emerge in February and March amid slender, strap-shaped, mid green leaves. These spring-flowering crocuses are perfect for naturalising in sunny, well-drained areas of the lawn. Relatively vigorous, they soon form large colonies, which can be divided in early autumn for use in other parts of the garden; Garden care: Plant bulbs in tight clusters to form naturalistic drifts 10cm deep where they can be left undisturbed for several years. Keep a look out for mice or squirrel damage This can sometimes be avoided by laying a piece of chicken wire over the bulbs before you cover them with soil. If you are growing these in grass, avoid mowing it until the leaves have completely died back.

Crocus sativus 20 + 10 FREE bulbs

Crocus sativus 20 + 10 FREE bulbs
Was: £11.97 Now: £7.98

Position: full sun; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: October and November; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size: 6/7 Grow your own saffron (the most expensive spice in the world), with this beautiful crocus. It produces large sterile, rich lilac flowers with distinctive purple veins in October and November. An autumn-flowering crocus, it is named after its three long, deep-red stigmas, which are cultivated commercially for colouring and flavouring food. To provide the conditions in which it needs to thrive, plant the bulbs in August or September in gritty, well-drained soil and keep the area weed free. Harvest the flowers daily, remove the stigmas and dry; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10-15cm (4-6in) deep from August in a hot, sunny spot. Where the bulbs are planted in grass do not cut the lawn until after the leaves have died back. Saffron crocus can only be propagated by dividing the corms. After 3 to 4 years dig up the corms, divide and replant in fresh soil. Please note that as these autumn flowering crocus have an incredibly short shelf-life, it is quite common to see them already flowering when they are delivered. This will not have an adverse effect on the the long-term health and vigour, and the ones that have not started to flower should be planted out as normal, taking care not to damage any emerging shoots. Those that have started to flower should be taken out of the bag and placed on a sunny windowsill where you can enjoy the show. As soon as the flowers have faded (and before the leaves develop) these too can be planted out.

Crocus Remembrance 20 bulbs

Crocus Remembrance 20 bulbs
£4.99

Position: full sun; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: February and March; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size: 7/8 Big, purple-mauve flowers with a beautiful silhouette, appear from late winter on slender stems. These arise from the clumps of white-striped, green foliage, which provides a nice contrast and remains interesting after the flowers have faded. Useful for creating a blast of seasonal colour when little else is in bloom, they can be planted in pots, windowboxes or allowed to naturalise in the border or lawn; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October.

Crocus Romance 10 bulbs

Crocus Romance 10 bulbs
£4.99

Position: full sun; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: February and March; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size: 7/8 One of the earlier flowering crocus, the soft yellow blooms of this little gem will help chase the winter blues away. Perfect for planting in alpine beds and rockeries, or forming naturalised swathes in the lawn, this is an easy to grow bulb that will slowly spread to form a generous cluster; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October.

Crocus Snow Bunting 75 bulbs

Crocus Snow Bunting 75 bulbs
Was: £11.97 Now: £6.99

Position: full sun; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: February and March; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size: 5/7 Yellow-centred, white flowers with a faint purple flush on the outside of the petals, add dazzling colour in late winter. Scatter the bulbs in large handfuls on top of the lawn and plant them where they fall to form naturalised drifts, or fill gaps at the front edge of a sunny border with generous clumps. If space is at a premium, they also look sweet when crowded into pots or windowboxes; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October.

Spring flowering crocus collection 2+1 FREE collections

Spring flowering crocus collection 2+1 FREE collections
Was: £29.97 Now: £19.98

Buy a collection of 75 bulbs (25 of each variety) for £9.99, or buy 2 collections for £19.98 plus receive a further collection free. (that's 225 bulbs in total 150 plus another 75 free):; Position: full sun; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: February and March; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb Size: 5/7 Crocus are one of the first flowers to emerge in the garden and bees love them. They provide a very valuable food source for early insects when not many other plants are in flower and naturalise very well in lawns and borders. I never tire of watching bees feasting in the pollen parlour of early Crocus blooms. In each collection you will receive 25 bulbs of each of: Crocus 'Snow Bunting' Yellow-centred, white flowers with a faint purple flush on the outside of the petals, add dazzling colour in late winter. Scatter the bulbs in large handfuls on top of the lawn and plant them where they fall to form naturalised drifts, or fill gaps at the front edge of a sunny border with generous clumps. If space is at a premium, they also look sweet when crowded into pots or windowboxes. Grows to 8cm tall. Crocus chrysanthus var. fuscotinctus Fragrant, golden-yellow, goblet-shaped flowers with a bronze-green base and purple markings on the outer petals, appear in February and March with their slender, strap-shaped leaves. Perfect for naturalising in a sunny border or lawn, they also work well in pots and windowboxes, where you will be better able to take advantage of their sweet smelling blooms. Grows to 10cm tall. Crocus 'Ruby Giant' Delightful, deep-purple flowers in February and March and narrow, mid-green leaves. This early spring-flowering crocus is one of the best for naturalising in grass. Larger and more robust than other 'Tommy' varieties, stands up well to winter weather, dying back gracefully after it has flowered. Grows to 8cm tall; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October. Where bulbs are planted in grass do not cut the lawn until after the leaves have died back; Buy a collection of 75 bulbs (25 of each variety) for £9.99, or buy 2 collections for £19.98 plus receive a further collection free. (that's 225 bulbs in total 150 plus another 75 free).

Crocus speciosus 15 bulbs

Crocus speciosus 15 bulbs
£3.99

Position: full sun; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: fast-growing; Flowering period: September to November; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size: 5/7 Beautiful, bluish-violet, goblet-shaped flowers with deep blue veins from September to November, followed by narrow, mid-green leaves. This popular autumn-flowering crocus is ideal for naturalising in a sunny shrub border among deciduous shrubs. Often the earliest autumn crocus to bloom, it soon increases to form large colonies; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in July or August in gritty, well-drained soil. Where bulbs are planted in grass do not cut the lawn until after the leaves have died back. Please note that as these autumn flowering crocus have an incredibly short shelf-life, it is quite common to see them already flowering when they are delivered. This will not have an adverse effect on the the long-term health and vigour, and the ones that have not started to flower should be planted out as normal, taking care not to damage any emerging shoots. Those that have started to flower should be taken out of the bag and placed on a sunny windowsill where you can enjoy the show. As soon as the flowers have faded (and before the leaves develop) these too can be planted out.

Crocus speciosus Conqueror 30 bulbs

Crocus speciosus Conqueror 30 bulbs
£9.99

Position: full sun; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: fast-growing; Flowering period: late September to late October; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size: 7/8 Very beautiful, goblet shaped, rich violet blue flowers appear from late September to late October, and are followed by narrow, mid-green leaves. This popular autumn-flowering crocus is ideal for naturalising in a sunny shrub border among deciduous shrubs or for scattering through the lawn. Often the earliest autumn crocus to bloom, it soon increases to form large colonies; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in July to September in gritty, well-drained soil. Where bulbs are planted in grass do not cut the lawn until after the leaves have died back. Please note that as these autumn flowering crocus have an incredibly short shelf-life, it is quite common to see them already flowering when they are delivered. This will not have an adverse effect on the the long-term health and vigour, and the ones that have not started to flower should be planted out as normal, taking care not to damage any emerging shoots. Those that have started to flower should be taken out of the bag and placed on a sunny windowsill where you can enjoy the show. As soon as the flowers have faded (and before the leaves develop) these too can be planted out.

Crocus Prins Claus 10 bulbs

Crocus Prins Claus 10 bulbs
£3.99

Position: full sun; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: February and March; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size: 5/7 Fragrant, white, goblet-shaped flowers with purple-splashed outer petals appear in February and March above the slender, strap-shaped leaves. This beautiful, bi-coloured crocus is perfect for naturalising in sunny, well-drained areas of a shrub border or lawn. For maximum impact plant in bold, naturalistic drifts in gritty, well-drained soil, where they will get plenty of sun; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October.

Crocus 'Winter Flowering'

Crocus 'Winter Flowering'
£4.04

Like precious jewels, the goblet shaped petals of winter flowering crocus burst from the soil to welcome the spring. Crocus flowers in shades of saffron, white and purple look particularly effective when planted in drifts or naturalised in lawns.

Crocus and snowdrop collection 1 collection

Crocus and snowdrop collection 1 collection
Was: £38.97 Now: £12.99

Buy one collection of 40 bulbs, for only £12.99 Alternatively, buy 2 collections for £25.98 and get another collect FREE - that's 120 bulbs for only £25.98: Position: full sun; Soil: fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: January - February; Hardiness: fully hardy These early-flowering bulbs will get the season off to a flying start when their diminutive flowers appear in late winter and early spring. Plant in generous drifts, or pot them up for the patio. In each of these collections you will receive the following bulbs; Crocus tommasinianus The flowers on this small crocus can vary from pale slivery lilac to reddish purple, but whatever the colour, it is always a welcome sight in late winter. This is one of the easiest crocuses to naturalise as it will self-seed readily. A good companion for dwarf grasses - or lawns that have had a trim late in the autumn - so the flowers can be better seen. It is more tolerant of shade than many of its counterparts, so is a good choice for woodland areas. It will also be a magnet for whatever insects may be active so early in the year. Grows to 10cm tall. Supplied as 25 bulbs; Galanthus nivalis It's hard not to love these wonderful bulbs for adding colour to the garden when little else is awake. The nodding white flowers have a small green marking on the inside of each tepal, are honey scented, and appear in late winter. They look particularly good planted in large drifts in grass where they will naturalise quite happily. Alternatively plant them up in clumps in the front of mixed borders, or into pots so they can be admired close up. Plant the bulbs as soon as possible after delivery to prevent the bulbs drying out. Grows to 10cm tall. Supplied as 15 bulbs; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October. Where bulbs are planted in grass do not cut the grass until after the leaves have died back. Buy one collection of 40 bulbs, for only £12.99 Alternatively, buy 2 collections for £25.98 and get another collect FREE - that's 120 bulbs for only £25.98.

Crocus Ruby Giant 50 + 25 FREE bulbs

Crocus Ruby Giant 50 + 25 FREE bulbs
Was: £11.97 Now: £7.98

Position: full sun; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: fast-growing; Flowering period: February and March; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size : 5/+ Delightful, deep-purple flowers in February and March and narrow, mid-green leaves. This early spring-flowering crocus is one of the best for naturalising in grass. Larger and more robust than other 'Tommy' varieties, stands up well to winter weather, dying back gracefully after it has flowered; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October. Where bulbs are planted in grass do not cut the lawn until after the leaves have died back.

Crocus tommasinianus 25 bulbs

Crocus tommasinianus 25 bulbs
£3.99

Position: full sun or light dappled shade; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: February and March; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size: 5/6 The flowers on this small crocus can vary from pale slivery lilac to reddish purple, but whatever the colour, it is always a welcome sight in late winter. This is one of the easiest crocuses to naturalise as it will self-seed readily. A good companion for dwarf grasses - or lawns that have had a trim late in the autumn - so the flowers can be better seen. It is more tolerant of shade than many of its counterparts, so is a good choice for woodland areas. It will also be a magnet for whatever insects may be active so early in the year; Garden care: Plant bulbs in tight clusters to form naturalistic drifts 10cm deep where they can be left undisturbed for several years. Keep a look out for mice or squirrel damage. This can sometimes be avoided by laying a piece of chicken wire over the bulbs before you cover them with soil. If you are growing these in grass, avoid mowing it until the leaves have completely died back.

Crocus sativus 10 bulbs

Crocus sativus 10 bulbs
Was: £11.97 Now: £3.99

Position: full sun; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: October and November; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size: 6/7 Grow your own saffron (the most expensive spice in the world), with this beautiful crocus. It produces large sterile, rich lilac flowers with distinctive purple veins in October and November. An autumn-flowering crocus, it is named after its three long, deep-red stigmas, which are cultivated commercially for colouring and flavouring food. To provide the conditions in which it needs to thrive, plant the bulbs in August or September in gritty, well-drained soil and keep the area weed free. Harvest the flowers daily, remove the stigmas and dry; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10-15cm (4-6in) deep from August in a hot, sunny spot. Where the bulbs are planted in grass do not cut the lawn until after the leaves have died back. Saffron crocus can only be propagated by dividing the corms. After 3 to 4 years dig up the corms, divide and replant in fresh soil. Please note that as these autumn flowering crocus have an incredibly short shelf-life, it is quite common to see them already flowering when they are delivered. This will not have an adverse effect on the the long-term health and vigour, and the ones that have not started to flower should be planted out as normal, taking care not to damage any emerging shoots. Those that have started to flower should be taken out of the bag and placed on a sunny windowsill where you can enjoy the show. As soon as the flowers have faded (and before the leaves develop) these too can be planted out.

Crocus Mixed Colours 30 bulbs

Crocus Mixed Colours 30 bulbs
£5.99

Position: full sun; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately-fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: fast-growing; Flowering period: March and April; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size: 7/8 Shades of purple, lilac-blue, striped, orange and white make up this lush mix of goblet-shaped flowers that appear in March and April above slender, strap-shaped leaves. These vigorous, large-flowered Dutch crocuses are perfect for naturalising in the lawn or allowing to meander through the front of a sunny, well-drained site. To achieve a naturalistic effect broadcast small handfuls of bulbs, planting them where they fall; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October. Where bulbs are planted in grass do not cut the grass until after the leaves have died back.

Crocus chrysanthus var. fuscotinctus 25 bulbs

Crocus chrysanthus var. fuscotinctus 25 bulbs
Was: £11.97 Now: £3.99

Position: full sun; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: February and March; Hardiness: fully hardy Fragrant, golden-yellow, goblet-shaped flowers with a bronze-green base and purple markings on the outer petals, appear in February and March with their slender, strap-shaped leaves. Perfect for naturalising in a sunny border or lawn, they also work well in pots and windowboxes, where you will be better able to take advantage of their sweet smelling blooms. For the best results plant in early autumn in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in a gritty, well-drained soil; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October.

Crocus Romance 30 bulbs

Crocus Romance 30 bulbs
Was: £14.97 Now: £12.00

Position: full sun; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: February and March; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size: 7/8 One of the earlier flowering crocus, the soft yellow blooms of this little gem will help chase the winter blues away. Perfect for planting in alpine beds and rockeries, or forming naturalised swathes in the lawn, this is an easy to grow bulb that will slowly spread to form a generous cluster; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October.

Crocus Ruby Giant 25 bulbs

Crocus Ruby Giant 25 bulbs
Was: £11.97 Now: £3.99

Position: full sun; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: fast-growing; Flowering period: February and March; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size : 5/+ Delightful, deep-purple flowers in February and March and narrow, mid-green leaves. This early spring-flowering crocus is one of the best for naturalising in grass. Larger and more robust than other 'Tommy' varieties, stands up well to winter weather, dying back gracefully after it has flowered; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October. Where bulbs are planted in grass do not cut the lawn until after the leaves have died back.

Crocus tommasinianus 50 bulbs

Crocus tommasinianus 50 bulbs
£7.00

Position: full sun or light dappled shade; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: February and March; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size: 5/6 The flowers on this small crocus can vary from pale slivery lilac to reddish purple, but whatever the colour, it is always a welcome sight in late winter. This is one of the easiest crocuses to naturalise as it will self-seed readily. A good companion for dwarf grasses - or lawns that have had a trim late in the autumn - so the flowers can be better seen. It is more tolerant of shade than many of its counterparts, so is a good choice for woodland areas. It will also be a magnet for whatever insects may be active so early in the year; Garden care: Plant bulbs in tight clusters to form naturalistic drifts 10cm deep where they can be left undisturbed for several years. Keep a look out for mice or squirrel damage. This can sometimes be avoided by laying a piece of chicken wire over the bulbs before you cover them with soil. If you are growing these in grass, avoid mowing it until the leaves have completely died back.

Crocus and snowdrop collection 2+1 FREE collections

Crocus and snowdrop collection 2+1 FREE collections
Was: £38.97 Now: £25.98

Buy one collection of 40 bulbs, for only £12.99 Alternatively, buy 2 collections for £25.98 and get another collect FREE - that's 120 bulbs for only £25.98: Position: full sun; Soil: fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: January - February; Hardiness: fully hardy These early-flowering bulbs will get the season off to a flying start when their diminutive flowers appear in late winter and early spring. Plant in generous drifts, or pot them up for the patio. In each of these collections you will receive the following bulbs; Crocus tommasinianus The flowers on this small crocus can vary from pale slivery lilac to reddish purple, but whatever the colour, it is always a welcome sight in late winter. This is one of the easiest crocuses to naturalise as it will self-seed readily. A good companion for dwarf grasses - or lawns that have had a trim late in the autumn - so the flowers can be better seen. It is more tolerant of shade than many of its counterparts, so is a good choice for woodland areas. It will also be a magnet for whatever insects may be active so early in the year. Grows to 10cm tall. Supplied as 25 bulbs; Galanthus nivalis It's hard not to love these wonderful bulbs for adding colour to the garden when little else is awake. The nodding white flowers have a small green marking on the inside of each tepal, are honey scented, and appear in late winter. They look particularly good planted in large drifts in grass where they will naturalise quite happily. Alternatively plant them up in clumps in the front of mixed borders, or into pots so they can be admired close up. Plant the bulbs as soon as possible after delivery to prevent the bulbs drying out. Grows to 10cm tall. Supplied as 15 bulbs; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October. Where bulbs are planted in grass do not cut the grass until after the leaves have died back. Buy one collection of 40 bulbs, for only £12.99 Alternatively, buy 2 collections for £25.98 and get another collect FREE - that's 120 bulbs for only £25.98.

Crocus Snow Bunting 25 bulbs

Crocus Snow Bunting 25 bulbs
£3.99

Position: full sun; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: February and March; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size: 5/7 Yellow-centred, white flowers with a faint purple flush on the outside of the petals, add dazzling colour in late winter. Scatter the bulbs in large handfuls on top of the lawn and plant them where they fall to form naturalised drifts, or fill gaps at the front edge of a sunny border with generous clumps. If space is at a premium, they also look sweet when crowded into pots or windowboxes; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October.

Crocus speciosus Albus 15 bulbs

Crocus speciosus Albus 15 bulbs
£9.99

Position: full sun; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: fast-growing; Flowering period: September to November; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size: 5/+ Beautiful, white goblet-shaped flowers from September to November, followed by narrow, mid-green leaves. This unusual autumn-flowering crocus is ideal for naturalising in a sunny shrub border among deciduous shrubs. Often the earliest autumn crocus to bloom, it soon increases to form large colonies; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in July or August in gritty, well-drained soil. Where bulbs are planted in grass do not cut the lawn until after the leaves have died back. Please note that as these autumn flowering crocus have an incredibly short shelf-life, it is quite common to see them already flowering when they are delivered. This will not have an adverse effect on the the long-term health and vigour, and the ones that have not started to flower should be planted out as normal, taking care not to damage any emerging shoots. Those that have started to flower should be taken out of the bag and placed on a sunny windowsill where you can enjoy the show. As soon as the flowers have faded (and before the leaves develop) these too can be planted out.

Crocus Mixed Colours - XL Landscaping pack 500 bulbs

Crocus Mixed Colours - XL Landscaping pack 500 bulbs
£59.99

Position: full sun; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately-fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: fast-growing; Flowering period: March and April; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size: 7/8 Shades of purple, lilac-blue, striped, orange and white make up this lush mix of goblet-shaped flowers that appear in March and April above slender, strap-shaped leaves. These vigorous, large-flowered Dutch crocuses are perfect for naturalising in the lawn or allowing to meander through the front of a sunny, well-drained site. To achieve a naturalistic effect broadcast small handfuls of bulbs, planting them where they fall; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October. Where bulbs are planted in grass do not cut the grass until after the leaves have died back.

Crocus Grand Maitre - Organic bulbs 10 organic bulbs

Crocus Grand Maitre - Organic bulbs 10 organic bulbs
£6.99

In keeping with our concern for the plight of the bees, this bulb forms part of our organic bulb range. It has been sustainably grown without the use of pesticides (including neonicitinoides), and it comes in a brown paper bag with an informative colour label; Position: full sun and partial shade; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: fast-growing; Flowering period: February and March; Hardiness: fully hardy; Bulb size : 7/8 Large violet flowers with a soft silvery lustre, offer a bold blast of early colour. Ideal for naturalising, in time it will spread to form a generous swathe at the front of the border if left to its own devices, but it can also be used in pots, window boxes or rockeries; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October. Where bulbs are planted in grass do not cut the lawn until after the leaves have died back.

Crocus chrysanthus var. fuscotinctus 50 + 25 FREE bulbs

Crocus chrysanthus var. fuscotinctus 50 + 25 FREE bulbs
Was: £11.97 Now: £7.98

Position: full sun; Soil: gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: February and March; Hardiness: fully hardy Fragrant, golden-yellow, goblet-shaped flowers with a bronze-green base and purple markings on the outer petals, appear in February and March with their slender, strap-shaped leaves. Perfect for naturalising in a sunny border or lawn, they also work well in pots and windowboxes, where you will be better able to take advantage of their sweet smelling blooms. For the best results plant in early autumn in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in a gritty, well-drained soil; Garden care: Plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in September or October.

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