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Scilla Siberica – The Hardy Naturalizer
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Scilla Siberica – The Hardy Naturalizer

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Jun 27, 2020

Maybe not as famous as snowdrops, but well worth getting to know, Scilla Siberica, also known as Siberian Squill is one of the earliest flower bulbs to bloom. It’s easy...

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Tulip Nachtwacht – A Dutch Master in Bloom
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Tulip Nachtwacht – A Dutch Master in Bloom

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Apr 24, 2020

A flower with as much depth, movement and drama as the most well-known painting of the Dutch Masters? Tulip Nachtwacht delivers! In this blog you’ll learn all about this very...

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Tulip Miami Sunset – Tropical Imagination in Your Garden
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Tulip Miami Sunset – Tropical Imagination in Your Garden

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Mar 23, 2020

Miami Sunset: all the colors of a tropical sunset caught in one tulip. An eye-catcher in your garden and a true winner in a bouquet or vase, this tulip is...

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Irises
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Irises

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Nov 07, 2019

Chock full of symbolism, Iris is an easy to grow staple that will lend charm to any flowerbed, vase or container. In today’s blog we’re going to learn more about...

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Elite Bulbs – Something Special
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Elite Bulbs – Something Special

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Sep 25, 2019

Sometimes nature wants to be lush, dramatic or unusual, giving that little bit extra that makes the difference between everyday and exceptional. Our range of elite bulbs is specially selected...

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Grape Hyacinths Named Flower Bulb of the Year
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Grape Hyacinths Named Flower Bulb of the Year

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Sep 24, 2019

Sometimes you don’t have to be the biggest to still be the best. The flower-powers that be have named dainty little Grape Hyacinth flower bulb of the year 2019, so...

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Alliums – Nature’s Glorious Globes
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Alliums – Nature’s Glorious Globes

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Jun 11, 2019

Blooming on regal stems with big fluffy balls in purple, white and yellow, Alliums are one of the last bulbs of the season. How to best plant and care for...

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Eremurus (Foxtail Lilies) – The Stately Late Bloomer
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Eremurus (Foxtail Lilies) – The Stately Late Bloomer

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Jun 11, 2019

Late-flowering spires that will create a true spectacle when they bloom, Foxtail Lilies are a must-have for any gardener who simply doesn’t want the flowering season to end. In this...

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Spanish Bluebells – The Easy Beauties
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Spanish Bluebells – The Easy Beauties

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on May 21, 2019

The ideal flower for people who have just taken up gardening, this cheap and cheerful bulb will thrive almost anywhere. In this blog we’ll discuss everything you need to know...

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Leucojum – The Gentle Giant (Snowflake)
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Leucojum – The Gentle Giant (Snowflake)

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on May 14, 2019

This elite bulb with its elegant and tender look, is actually a very tough plant thriving in all soils, including damp ones. In this blog we’ll take a closer look...

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Anemones – Easy growing eye catchers
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Anemones – Easy growing eye catchers

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on May 13, 2019

The best bulb for warmer climes, Anemones are incredible naturalizers and very suitable as cut flowers. In this blog we’ll take a closer look at this member of the Ranunculaceae...

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Tulips – Dutch Pride in Bloom
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Tulips – Dutch Pride in Bloom

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on May 08, 2019

As Dutch as windmills and wooden shoes, tulips will bring instant delight to any lawn, vase or balcony. In this blog we’ll look at the characteristics of various subspecies, and...

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