Bulbs

Stocking a wide range of bulbs, Capital Gardens can help keep your flowerbed and veg patches in business throughout the summer and beyond. From Narcissus to Iris and almost everything in between, our range of bulbs are designed to thrive in the great British weather.

All of the bulbs in the Capital Gardens range are sourced from expert growers and brands such as Taylors, helping ensure high quality flowers and vegetables. The wide range of styles, colours and scents available from our bulbs range can help complement all back garden styles and aesthetics.

Shallots and Onion Bulbs 

Mainstays of an endless menu of recipes, onions and shallots are the perfect addition to the vegetable patch. Simple to grow in the spring in UK, onions and shallots don’t need a lot of room to flower, helping supply you with beautiful veg throughout the year. At Capital Gardens, we stock a wide range of bulbs for onions and shallots. The beautiful Onion Senshyu Bulbs grows versatile onions, well-suited to a wide range of dishes and recipes.

We also stock a great selection of garlic bulbs – keeping you in plentiful stock of one of the most popular and versatile flavourings.

Flower Bulbs

The bulk of our bulbs stock is made up by flowers bulbs – helping you grow a wide range of beautiful flowers in the garden. From traditional UK gardens staples to more exotic and unusual flowers; Capital Gardens can help you cultivate your perfect garden appearance and scent.

The Muscari Valerie Finnis bulbs from Taylors blossom in the springtime, offering a beautiful appeal throughout the summer months – flowering for a particularly long time.

For more help selecting the perfect bulbs for your flowerbed or vegetable patch, or help nourishing and growing the plants – the Capital Gardens team are more than happy to offer assistance and expert advice. Simply call us on 01442 875 037 and we will endeavour to help in any way we can.

  • AGAPANTHUS BLACK BUDDHIST

    AGAPANTHUS BLACK BUDDHIST

    Stunning violet blue agapanthus brings life and colour to your outdoor surroundings. Perfect for placing in the middle of the sun in well-drained boarder or large patio pot. Be sure to keep the plant well watered during the growing season applying a balanced fertilizer each month from spring time.

    • Month of blooming June & July
    • Planting time spring
    • Height 90cm
    • Good cut flower
    • Animal reisistant
    • Place in full sunlight

    This product is available at the following Garden centres:

    • Alexandra Palace Garden centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden centre
    • Woods of Berkhamsted Garden centre
    • Studley Green Garden centre
    £4.99
  • BEGONIA ODORATA SUNNY DREAM

    BEGONIA ODORATA SUNNY DREAM

    Delightful scented begonia are filled with layers of white creamy blooms. They are ideal for planting in hanging baskets, tall planters and window boxes/containers.

    Known to need enough space as they are quiet large however when planted in a basket or pot you can create your own creation. Plant the tubers about 30-50cm apart and cover with 1-2cm of compost.

    • Scented
    • Plant 30-50cm apart
    • Plant in a basket, planter or boxes/containers

    This product is available at the following Garden centres:

    • Alexandra Palace Garden centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden centre
    • Woods of Berkhamsted Garden centre
    • Studley Green Garden centre
    £4.99
  • BEGONIA SAMBA MIXED

    BEGONIA SAMBA MIXED

    Beautiful range of fringed begonias in a variety of pastel colours including pale yellow and blushed pink blending in with the soft golden colours. Tubers start to grow from February onwards begin by putting them into shallow boxes containing loam, mould sand for the best results.

    • Season of interest summer
    • Mixed colours
    • Excellent cut flowers
    • Grow in pots or containers
    • Flowering time June to October

    This product is available at the following Garden centres:

    • Alexandra Palace Garden centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden centre
    • Woods of Berkhamsted Garden centre
    • Studley Green Garden centre
    £5.99
  • DAHLIA STRAWBERRY ICE

    DAHLIA STRAWBERRY ICE

    Strawberry ice is known to be large flowers that can hold themselves well on a long sturdy stem making them excelling cut flowers. Filled with soft pink blooms with pale yellow undertones that will look beautiful placed in your garden.

    Plant in full sunlight at least 12-18” apart for the best results.

    • Flower height 20cm
    • Height 100cm
    • Place in full sunlight
    • Plant spacing 12-18”

    This product is available at the following Garden centres:

    • Alexandra Palace Garden centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden centre
    • Woods of Berkhamsted Garden centre
    • Studley Green Garden centre
    £4.99
  • GLADIOLI CHOCOLATE

    GLADIOLI CHOCOLATE

    Elegant looking gladioli can be planted 10-15cm deep and 10-15cm apart in well drained soil during spring. The plant can be watered regularly as the growth will then appear to dead head when the flower begins to die off. During late autumn be sure to lift and dry the corms and store them over winter until ready to plant next year.

    • Plant in partial/full sunlight
    • Suitable for containers
    • Excellent cut flowers
    • Spacing 15cm
    • Soil type: fertile, well drained

    This product is available at the following Garden centres:

    • Alexandra Palace Garden centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden centre
    • Woods of Berkhamsted Garden centre
    • Studley Green Garden centre
    £2.99
  • XL RANUNCULUS PURPLE HEART

    XL RANUNCULUS PURPLE HEART

    Dramatic and colourful purple heart gives a eye catching appearance when planted in dull areas in your garden. Position the plant in full sunlight in fertile moist soil to keep the plant healthy.

    • Position in full sunlight
    • Soil fertile, moist but freely draining
    • Flowers during May to June
    • Full hardy

    This product is available at the following Garden centres:

    • Alexandra Palace Garden centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden centre
    • Woods of Berkhamsted Garden centre
    • Studley Green Garden centre
    £5.99
  • Allium Ambassador Taylors

    Allium Ambassador Taylors

    Deep purple allium ambassador that measures approximately 18cm across. This type of plant likes Fertile, well drained soil and to be planted three of four times of their own depth.

    • Flowers June
    • Flowering height 100cm
    • Excellent for cut flowers
    • Plant in sun/shade areas
    • Ideal for pollinators

    This product is available at the following Garden centres:
    • Alexandra Palace Garden centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden centre
    • Woods of Berkhamstead Garden centre

    £4.99
  • Allium Atropurpureum Taylors Bulbs

    ‘Allium Atropurpureum’ blooms in early to mid-summer, when each of their upright stems are crowned with a rounded cluster of small flowers, that seen to hover like large beautifully coloured jewels about their foliage.

    Each flower is made up of rich pink to purple petals surrounding a blueberry-purple centre which creates a vibrant and thrilling contrast of colours. The drumstick shape is perfect for adding a little diversity to your border, while their sturdy stems make them perfect cutting.

    If left in the border after flowering, the subsequent seed heads will add months of structural interest.

    Plant your bulbs 15cm deep and 15 cm apart to encourage their full effect. Avoid excessively watering from late summer when they become dormant. Over-large clumps can be lifted and divided in autumn or spring.

    Height: 75cm

    Spread: 15cm

    Flowering: May-June

    One bag contains 10 bulbs.

     

     

     

    This product is available at the following Garden Centres:

    • Alexandra Palace Garden Centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden Centre
    • Woods of Berkhamstead Garden Centre
    £2.99
  • Taylors ALLIUM GRACEFUL BEAUTY

    Taylors ALLIUM GRACEFUL BEAUTY

    Elegant allium ‘Graceful Beauty’ are a real eye catcher, as they stand on a tall sturdy stem with small white petals with a flush of pale pink on the shorter stems. Plant in boarders, containers and edging for a stunning appearance.

    • Allium
    • Unscented
    • White with a flushed pale pink on short stems
    • Moisture: well drained
    • Soil type: fertile
    • Plant in boarders, containers and edging
    • Height 30cm (12in)

    This product is available at the following Garden centres:
    • Alexandra Palace Garden centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden centre
    • Woods of Berkhamsted Garden centre

    £4.99
  • Allium Caeruleum Taylors Bulbs

    ‘Allium Caeruleum’ is a striking blue ornamental onion which is perfect for a sunny border. Producing dense globes of small, star shaped, bright blue summer flowers on stiff stems amongst narrow, mid green leaves.

    Since the leaves die back before the flowers emerge it is best planted with other medium-sized herbaceous plants, such as sea-holly which will help mask the faded foliage.

    Plant your bulbs 8cm deep in naturalistic drifts from September to October with well drained, fertile soil. They will thrive if positioned in full sun.

    Split and divide any large clumps in autumn or spring.

    Winner of the prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit.

    Height: 6cm

    Spread: 25cm

    Flowering: June-July

    One bag contains 10 bulbs.

     

     

     

    This product is available at the following Garden Centres:

    • Alexandra Palace Garden Centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden Centre
    • Woods of Berkhamstead Garden Centre
    £2.99
  • Allium Cameleon Taylors Bulbs

    ‘Cameleon’ is initially dusky rose pink, and as the early flowers fade they mature to white but retain their pink veining. Perfect for naturalising in swathes or clusters, this relatively compact form will give you a refreshing display in patio pots or window boxes. You can blend them with rich pink shades as well as lilacs and soft blues for the most complimented effect.

    Plant your bulbs 10cm deep and 10cm apart to enjoy the full effect of the flowers. Avoid excessive soil moisture, and split and divide any large clumps in autumn or spring. Perfect for the front of a flower bed or border.

    Choose a location will full sun and well drained soil, will added grit for heavier soils and you will be able to sit back and appreciate your blooms from June.

    One bag contains 12 bulbs.

     

     

    Height: 30cm

    Spread: 10cm

     

     

     

    This product is available at the following Garden Centres:

    • Alexandra Palace Garden Centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden Centre
    • Woods of Berkhamstead Garden Centre
    £4.99
  • Allium Christophii Taylors Bulbs

    The Allium Christophii, also known as ‘Star of Persia’ features huge globes of small star-shaped, pink-purple flowers that appear in summer about narrow, grey-green leaves. When in bloom these beautiful globes can reach a diameter of up to 20cm, and have a metallic sheen. The faded flower heads hold up well in borders and are useful for dried flower arrangements.

    Perfect for a sunny location, dotted in small groups among ornamental grasses, or within a Mediterranean planting schemes. These Alliums look their best when planted between medium-sized herbaceous plants, which will help to mask the strap-like leaves, that fade by the time the flowers appear.

    Plant your bulbs 15cm deep and 20cm apart to avoid the flowers becoming overcrowded. Avoid excessive soil moisture and split and divide large clumps in autumn or spring.

    They are perfect for encouraging pollinating insects into your garden.

    Winner of the RHS Award of Garden Merit.

    Height: 60cm

    Spread: 20cm

    One bag contains 7 bulbs.

    This product is available at the following Garden Centres:

    • Alexandra Palace Garden Centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden Centre
    • Woods of Berkhamstead Garden Centre
    £5.99