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85 Wildlife Friendly Bulb Collection

Hardy Bulb

What is Hardy Bulb?

Ideal for dotting throughout beds borders and rockeries

Return bigger and better each year

Perfect for adding colour to borders and rockeries

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This bright collection of bulbs provides a perfect environment for wildlife in a bloom of colours that will brighten the garden and bring bees and butterflies into your garden. Perfect for dotting throughout borders or in pots on the patio to create bold splashes of colour. Year after year they will burst from the soil, getting bigger and better with each passing season. Supplied as bulbs.

85 Wildlife Friendly Bulb Collection comprises of:

  • Liatris spicata Mix - 40 bulbs - A showy, yet easy to grow plant, producing plumes of pink ,white & mauve florets which make a colourful display in late summer and are highly attractive to bees and butterflies. Flowering period: July - September. Height: 70cm (28"). Spread: 45cm (18").
  • Acidanthera murielae - 25 bulbs - Elegant white blooms with deep maroon blotch at the base of each petal. With its richly scented flowers it's clear why this was a Victorian favourite. Flowering Period: August - October. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 10cm (4").
  • Lily Mix - 10 bulbs - A mix of tropical colours with a wonderful, powerful fragrance. Flowering Period: July- August. Height: 100cm (40"). Spread: 50cm (20").
  • Crocosmia Mix - 10 bulbs - Dense clumps of upright sword-shaped foliage, with sprays of bright orange or red flowers, carried in branched spikes. Flowering Period: August - September. Height: 100cm 40"). Spread: 20cm (8").

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170 bulbs (KF5794)
85 Bulbs (KB4357)

Plant bulbs in the dappled shade of deciduous trees. The bulbs in this collection thrive in reliably moist, well drained soil that is rich in organic matter. Add plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost to the soil prior to planting to improve less than ideal soils. Plant snowdrop and bluebell bulbs at a depth of 10cm (4”) and a distance of 10cm (4”) apart. Aconites should be planted at a depth of 5cm (2") and a distance of 5cm (2") apart. For natural looking drifts of flowers, gently cast the bulbs across the planting area and plant them where they land!
These bulbs require reliably moist soil throughout summer. Water them if necessary until they are fully established. When growing bulbs in the green, it is essential to allow their foliage to die back naturally as this will feed the bulbs for the following year. Where bulbs are naturalised in grass, avoid mowing the area until their foliage has died back. Caution: Bulbs are harmful if eaten and may irritate the skin and eyes.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

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Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Van Meuwen strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. While the majority of our nursery plants cope well with slight delays in intransit, sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this for some of our smaller plug products and tender bedding and vegetable lines, which do not respond well to the extra journey time. So regretfully while we offer the majority of our live plant offering nationwide, we are unable to ship plugs, begging plants and tender vegetable plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3.

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