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.

  • ALLIUM ATROPURPUREUM

    ALLIUM ATROPURPUREUM

    Alliums are bulbous herbaceous perennials with a very strong garlic or onion scent. The bulb grows up to 60cm tall with strap-shaped small green leaves standing on a leafless stem. Deep purple flowers are a sphere shape reaching 5cm across. Easy to grow in fertile well-drained soil and sow in containers in a cold frame when ripe or during spring.

    • Full sunlight
    • Purple
    • Hardiness H5
    • Keep sheltered
    • Well-drained, moist soil
    • Soil type: loam, chalk, clay and sand

    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
    • Sherfield On Loddon Garden centre
    £2.99
  • ALLIUM CAERULEUM

    ALLIUM CAERULEUM

    Alliums are bulbous herbaceous perennials with a very strong garlic or onion scent. The bulbs grow up to 80cm tall, with long narrow leaves and bright blue blooms standing on a leafless stem. Easy to grow in fertile well-drained soil suitable for flower boarders and beds.

    • Locate in full sunlight
    • Hardiness H5
    • Blue
    • Keep sheltered
    • Well-drained, moist soil
    • Soil type: loam, clay, sand and chalk
    • 80cm tall

    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
    • Sherfield On Loddon Garden centre
    £2.99
  • ALLIUM CHRISTOPHII

    ALLIUM CHRISTOPHII

    Allium ‘Christophii’ is a perennial with a strap-shaped head best kept sheltered because of strong winds. Easy to grow in fertile well-drained soil also add grit when grown in clay soils to improve any drainage. No pruning is required and usually pest free.

    • Full sunlight
    • Keep sheltered
    • Well-drained moist soil
    • Purple
    • Hardiness H5
    • Height 50cm

    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
    • Sherfield On Loddon Garden centre
    £6.99
  • ALLIUM GLADIATOR

    ALLIUM GLADIATOR

    Alliums are bulbous herbaceous perennials with a very strong garlic or onion scent. he bulb grows up to 1.2m tall with strap-shaped small green leaves standing on a leafless stem. Rounded clusters have red/purple flowers during early summer perfect for planting in boarders and beds. Easy to grow in fertile well-drained soil.

    • Keep sheltered
    • Hardiness H6
    • Red and purple
    • Full sunlight
    • Well-drained, moist soil
    • Soil type: chalk loam, clay and sand
    • Height 1.2m

    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
    • Sherfield On Loddon Garden centre
    £4.99
  • ALLIUM GLOBEMASTER

    ALLIUM GLOBEMASTER

    Alliums are bulbous herbaceous perennials with a very strong garlic or onion scent. The bulb grows up to 80cm tall with strap-shaped small green leaves standing on a leafless stem. Clusters of violet purple flowers during summer, keep sheltered to avoid strong winds damaging the flowers. Easy to grow in fertile, well-drained soil planted in boarders and beds.

    • Full sunlight
    • Hardiness H6
    • Keep sheltered
    • Well-drained, moist soil
    • Height 80cm
    • Soil type: chalk, loam, sand and clay

    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
    • Sherfield On Loddon Garden centre
    £4.99
  • ALLIUM MOUNT EVEREST

    ALLIUM MOUNT EVEREST

    ‘Mount Everest’ are delicate looking star-shaped flowers that appear to have ribbed stems during early summer. Plant each of the bulbs at least 15cm deep and 15cm apart to get the full effect of the flowers. Will look stunning placed in boarders positioned in full sunlight.

    • Position: full sunlight
    • Fertile, well-drained soil
    • Rate of growth: average
    • Flowering period: June
    • Fully hardy
    • Height 1.2m

    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
    • Sherfield On Loddon Garden centre
    £4.99
  • ALLIUM NIGRUM

    ALLIUM NIGRUM

    Alliums are bulbous herbaceous perennials with a very strong garlic or onion scent. The bulb grows up to 60cm tall with strap-shaped small green leaves standing on a leafless stem. The flower has creamy-white to pale lavender star-shaped petals. Plant the bulbs 15cm deep and 15cm apart to get the full effect of the flowers.

    • Scented
    • Moist, well-drained soil
    • Height 60cm
    • Full sunlight
    • Flowers during June
    • Soil type: chalk, clay, fertile, sand and neutral
    • Frost 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
    • Sherfield On Loddon Garden centre
    £2.99
  • ALLIUM SCHUBERTII

    ALLIUM SCHUBERTII

    Alliums are bulbous herbaceous perennials with a very strong garlic or onion scent. Produces bright green leaves during spring, which die back before the flowers appear. These bulbs consist of 50 or more star-shaped, pink/purple florets on each of the stems reaching different lengths producing a starburst effect.

    • Position: full sunlight
    • Keep sheltered
    • Purple
    • Hardiness H4
    • Scented
    • Well-drained, moist soil

    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
    • Sherfield On Loddon Garden centre
    £4.99
  • ALLIUM PURPLE SENSATION

    ALLIUM PURPLE SENSATION

    Allium ‘Purple Sensation’ is a all round garden flower which starts to flower during mid-May. Creates a beautiful focal point in your garden adding colour all year round. Plant in full sunlight in well-drained soil or in a vase lasting 2 weeks looking good.

    • Full sunlight
    • Loves by pollinators
    • Perennial
    • Purple
    • Well-drained soil
    • Height 90cm

    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
    • Sherfield On Loddon Garden centre
    £6.99
  • ALLIUM SUMMER DRUMMER

    ALLIUM SUMMER DRUMMER

    ‘Summer Drummer’ is know to be a very tall and late-flowering cultivar. Each flower head has very small, pale purple flowers bringing colour into your outdoor space. Easy to grow in fertile, well-drained soil located in full sunlight.

    • Purple
    • Keep sheltered
    • Well-drained moist soil
    • Full sunlight
    • Hardiness: H5
    • Extremely tall

    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
    • Sherfield On Loddon Garden centre
    £4.99
  • AMARYLLIS BLACK PEARL

    AMARYLLIS BLACK PEARL

    This beautiful amaryllis has a deep velvety, maroon flowers with a dark center. Very easy to grow indoor plant which will produce two stems of larger flowers that will come back year after year. Plant in large pots of potting soil an put in a warm place near a radiator or fireplace until the very first signs of growth.

    • Bright but not in full sun
    • Soil: good quality potting compost
    • Flowering period: September to December
    • Hardiness: frost tender

    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
    • Sherfield On Loddon Garden centre
    £9.99
  • ANEMONE BLANDA BLUE

    ANEMONE BLANDA BLUE

    Anemone ‘Blanda Blue’ is a beautiful daisy-like flower with unique blue petals standing on a dainty stem in early spring. Grow in well-drained, humus-rich soil in sun or partial shade. Suggested underplanting of Roses and Shrubs Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden.

    No pruning is required and also usually pest free.

    • Hardiness H6
    • Full sun, partial shade
    • Keep exposed or sheltered
    • Well-drained moist soil
    • Blue

    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
    • Sherfield On Loddon Garden centre
    £6.99