Bumper Border Bulb Collection

We had this soft and beautiful scented mix of tulips and narcissus all around our lawn this spring and I picked and picked and picked. That's why it's called the "Bumper" Border Collection. More
60 bulbs 261122-60 £44.95 Delivery late September
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80 bulbs 261122-80 £59.95 Delivery late September
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Gift Set: 60 bulbs, in a hessian sack 480358 £49.95
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We had this soft and beautiful scented mix of tulips and narcissus all around our lawn this spring and I picked and picked and picked. That's why it's called the "Bumper" Border Collection. It's very perennial too and will come back year after year.

This collection contains 15 or 20 bulbs each of:

If you'd like to give this as a gift, we will send it out in our lovely Sarah Raven hessian sack, tied with ribbon, along with a gift card and envelope. Remember to type in your gift message at the checkout for it to be included in the card.

Genus Narcissus, Tulipa
Variety Narcissus 'Silver Chimes', Tulip 'Green Mile', Tulip 'Green Star', Tulip 'World Friendship'
Type Hardy perennial bulb
Common Name Tulip, Daffodil
Border Position Container, Front, Middle
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Heavy Clay, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Scented: Narcissus 'Silver Chimes'
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Well-drained
Height 50cm (20in)
Spacing Plant tulips 10-15cm (4-6in) deep, 8cm (3in) apart. Plant narcissus pointy end up, 10-15cm (4-6in) inches deep with 8-10cm (3-4in) between each bulb. Layer bulbs to a depth of 25-30cm (10-12in) if room is tight. Remember to add plenty of grit if your soil is heavy. For containers, space bulbs 1-2cm (½-1in) apart if planting in a single layer, give them more room, 2-3cm (1-1½in) if planting in a bulb lasagne.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant tulips outdoors October-December. Plant narcissus outdoors September-November
Care Tips Don't plant tulip bulbs until the cold weather has set in – this helps wipe out viral and fungal diseases. Leave the browning foliage on your tulips until every leaf has died right down – this allows the bulb to store more food and increases the chances of good flowering the following year.
Flowering April - May
Vase Life Tulips make supreme cut flowers. Strip the bottom leaves, tie the stems in paper to hold the stems ram-rod straight and leave to drink for at least 3 hours – or overnight. This helps keep the stems straight, but tulips do continue to grow after picking so curves may appear.
Harvesting Flowers in April and May
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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