Late Autumn & Winter Flowering Bulbs

These are usually in stock from mid-late August and will be despatched as soon after as possible.  

If you also order other bulbs, please be aware that many do not need planting on arrival - please check the cultural notes which accompany each order for the ideal planting time for each species.

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Crocus sativus (saffron crocus)
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Crocus sativus (saffron crocus)
The saffron crocus. Purple flowers with darker veining & 3 long, bright red stigmas that yield saffron. Hardy, autumn flowering bulb for sun/well-drained soil. Ht. 2" (5cm). It is a false economy to buy smaller corms than the top size we offer, since they rarely perform well. * DELIVERY FROM LATE AUGUST TO FLOWER THIS YEAR *Bulb size 10+ cm Pack of 10 for £4.50Pack of 30 for £12.00
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Crocus speciosus 'Albus'
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Crocus speciosus 'Albus'
Very fine white form of this easily naturalised autumn flowering crocus. Ht. 5" (12cm). Bulb size 5+ cm Pack of 10 for £3.50 Pack of 25 for £7.50
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Crocus speciosus 'Conqueror'
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Crocus speciosus 'Conqueror'
Large flowered form of speciosus, which is generally regarded as the bluest of the autumn flowering crocuses. The deep sky blue flowers contrast well with the red-orange stigma and yellow anthers. Flowering in Oct-Nov at 4" (10cm). Bulb size 5+ cm Pack of 15 for £3.50 Pack of 50 for £10.00
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Colchicum autumnale alboplenum
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Colchicum autumnale alboplenum
Sought-after, double-flowered, white variety, with each corm producing a bunch of up to 8 flowers in autumn. Hardy corm for a sunny, open site & well-drained soil. Ht. & spread 4-6" (10-15cm).Bulb size 13+ cm Pack of 3 bulbs for £7.50 Pack of 10 bulbs for £21.00
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Colchicum 'Glory of Heemstede'
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Colchicum 'Glory of Heemstede'
New for 2021 When we spotted this colchicum flowering at Wisley some years ago, we noted it as a 'must have' for the future. The flowers are the richest rose-purple, with a white base. Slight chequering to the petals and a good, upright habit are further attributes. A stand-out variety, flowering Sept-October at 6" (15cm). Bulb size 20/24 cm 3 bulbs for £10.00
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Colchicum ‘Waterlily’
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Colchicum ‘Waterlily’
Autumn flowering bulb bearing enormous flowers of lilac-mauve, resembling waterlilies. Ideal amongst groundcover plants under trees or shrubs. Leaves appear in spring. Hardy bulb for some sun & any reasonable soil. Ht.5-6" (12-15cm).Bulb size 18+ cm Pack of 3 for £7.50Pack of 10 for £22.50
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