Bluebells (Hyacinthoides non scripta)

Plant these native bluebells in any collection of trees and shrubs and it makes them look like they've been there forever. This is the true native British bluebell not the chunkier, unscented Spanish garden form. More
25 bulbs, for autumn planting 260739-25 £15.95
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Bluebell woods are unique to the Atlantic seaboard of Europe and so it's only us that know what it's like to walk through a wood in spring and get that incredible smell. Plant your own mini bluebell wood now and love them forever afterwards.

These are the true native British bluebell, not the chunkier, unscented Spanish garden form.

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Genus Hyacinthoides
Group/Species H. non-scripta
Type Hardy Perennial Bulb
Common Name British Native Bluebells
Border Position Front
Bulb Size 8/10
Soil Type Fertile
Scent Scented
Site Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 35cm (14in)
Spacing Plant 10-15cm deep, 10cm apart.
Care Tips Propogate them by dividing clumps in late summer or by seed sown in autumn. Find out more about how to plant and grow bluebells. Woody area or shrubbery is best or plant against a damp shady wall or under a tree.
Flowering April - May
Vase Life Pick when they first emerge and sear the stems for 20 seconds. Use scissors to pull them up and cut above the white part of the stalk so as to not damage the bulb. Best arranged on it's own or with cowslips.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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