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Other Spring-Planting Bulbs

Planting bulbs in spring is easy and with a little care these will flower for years. We've trialled all of these in the garden at Perch Hill.
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    Pastel Freesia Mix

    Almost nothing gave me more pleasure than these freesias planted in a trough in our greenhouse, providing me with armfuls of incredible scented blooms for much of spring and early summer. This is life-enhancement as a bulb. This can be gift wrapped in our exclusive hessian sack, with ribbon and a…

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    Hollywood Gladioli Collection

    A purposeful clash between scarlet 'Magma', the rich and velvety 'Espresso' and purple-black 'Belle de Nuit', in this new collection we trialled in 2016. It's glamorous, luscious and bright. This collection contains 15 corms each of: Gladiolus 'Belle de Nuit' Gladiolus 'Espresso' Gladiolus 'Magma'…

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    Acidanthera murielae (syn. Gladiolus murielae)

    The Victorians loved Acidanthera murielae (a cousin of the gladiolus) for cut flowers and it's easy to see why. It has a wonderful scent and lasts brilliantly in the vase. It has become my staple autumn flower for cutting, that I couldn't be without. One of the best statuesque and scented flowers…

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    Hesperantha coccinea 'Sunrise'

    Beautiful clear pink schizostylis which is superbly perennial and long-flowering in full sun in almost any soil. Hesperantha are clump-forming rhizomes, sent out in bags with loose soil to help keep them fresh. On arrival, if you are not ready to plant them straight away, open the tops of the bags…

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    Hesperantha coccinea f. alba

    A pure white autumn flowering rhizome with an exceptional vase and garden life. Like Camassias, these even thrive in places with high rainfall. Leave in the garden from one year to the next. Hesperantha are clump-forming rhizomes, sent out in bags with loose soil to help keep them fresh. On…

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    Anemone coronaria 'Bordeaux'

    Utterly delicious, deep wine-red velvet, large-flowered anemone. Excellent for cutting and hugely recommended. These gave me more pleasure in February and March this spring than almost anything else we were growing.

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    Anemone coronaria 'Jerusalem Blue'

    This excelled in our windowbox trial, looking good for months. With this variety of anemone, the flowers just keep on coming.

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    Anemone coronaria 'Jerusalem Pink'

    Plant these immediately in pots or greenhouse borders for forced flowers all spring, or plant outside in April.

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    Bluebells (Hyacinthoides non scripta)

    Bluebell woods are unique to the Atlantic seaboard of Europe, 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…

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    Galanthus nivalis 'Flore Pleno'

    Galanthus 'Flore Pleno' is the lovely double snowdrop with flowers like the underskirts of a ballerina's tutu. Wonderful scent. Certain bulbs do better planted in the green, rather than in their dormant state. It's like lifting a clump from your own garden, and very quickly they settle in and will…

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    Eranthis hyemalis (Winter Aconite)

    Like miniature spring anemones crossed with water lilies. I love these for being the first flowers to emerge in spring and floating en masse in a shallow bowl. Certain bulbs do better planted in the green, rather than in their dormant state. It's like lifting a clump from your own garden, and very…

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    Galanthus nivalis (Common Snowdrop)

    For those who find the winter a difficult season to get through, snowdrops in the green are a must in your garden. They are one of the very first things to emerge and one of the loveliest New Year vases to have at your bedside. Galanthus nivalis is the straight-up, wild species snowdrop, with…

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    Blackcurrant Ripple Bulb Collection

    Jazz up the classic scented border and container gladiolus Acidanthera, with its matching, more open-faced cousin 'Adrienne'. This collection contains 15 or 30 bulbs each of: Acidanthera murielae (syn. Gladiolus) Gladiolus 'Adrienne'

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    Eucomis pole-evansii

    An expensive bulb but unparalled in its show and total dominance of its patch of garden, standing at nearly 6 feet tall. You can't beat it. This can be gift wrapped in our exclusive hessian sack, with ribbon and a Sarah Raven gift card. You will be able to add this to your basket once you begin the…

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    Galtonia candicans 'Viridiflora'

    Towering, ethereal, ivory-green spires from summer into autumn and totally perennial. These bulbs give incredible value producing at least two very long-lasting splendid towers year after year. This can be gift wrapped in our exclusive hessian sack, with ribbon and a Sarah Raven gift card. You will…

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    Gladiolus 'Adrienne'

    There aren't many bi-colour gladiolus I like, but I have fallen for this one, grown in pots and borders with us last summer. It's not a whopper, but delicate and pretty. This can be gift wrapped in our exclusive hessian sack, with ribbon and a Sarah Raven gift card. You will be able to add this to…

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    Gladiolus 'Evergreen'

    At Parham House walled garden in West Sussex they trialled all the green gladiolus currently on the market and 'Evergreen' emerged as the truest, brightest green, not tainted with washed out yellow at any stage. This can be gift wrapped in our exclusive hessian sack, with ribbon and a Sarah Raven…

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    Gladiolus 'Sapporo'

    This is almost edgy in its strangeness but a huge beauty and massive head-turner en masse, or as a single stem. This can be gift wrapped in our exclusive hessian sack, with ribbon and a Sarah Raven gift card. You will be able to add this to your basket once you begin the checkout process. To add a…

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    Gloriosa 'Rothschildiana'

    For extraordinary exotic pots for a sunny corner, porch or conservatory, you just can't beat the Gloriosa lily. Beloved flower of artists for centuries, this is a total one off. This can be gift wrapped in our exclusive hessian sack, with ribbon and a Sarah Raven gift card. You will be able to add…

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    Jewel Gladioli Collection

    There's a whole new generation of gladioli currently emerging in smoky, unusual, anything-but-garish colours. These are four favourites from our Perch Hill trials last summer. This collection contains 15 corms each of:

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    Paeonia 'Coral Charm'

    Sundae-pink when it first opens, gradually fading to an exceptional and unusual coral-orange-pink. A very popular peony with discerning florists.

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    Paeonia 'Madame Lemoine'

    A truly lovely peony with a great vase life and delicious, lingering scent.

Spring Planting Bulbs at Sarah Raven

Stalwart bulbs for spring planting include those for naturalising such as bluebells and snowdrops. Top size, fresh healthy corms and bulbs are all sent out with our free planting instructions  guide.