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.

  • ANEMONE PINAFORE

    Anemone ‘Pinafore’ (coronaria bi-colour) – 12 per pack
    The Anemone ‘Pinafore’ (coronaria bi-colour) features beautiful white cup-shaped flowers, a black centre and red markings on the inside of the flower forming a ring along the petals. This striking herbaceous perennial can reach a height of 30cm and a spread of 20cm between two – five years, making them a small but perfect asset to any garden, or patio. Preferring full sun, in well-drained, light, sandy soil this wonderful plant is relatively low maintenance and hardy- but make sure you protect it from frost, and keep dry during its dormant period.
    Blooming from June, the butterflies and bees love them! And they also make lovely cut-flowers so you can enjoy them indoors too!

    £2.49
  • GLADIOLI INDIAN SUMMER

    Gladiolus ‘Indian Summer’ – 25 per pack

    The Gladiolus ‘Indian Summer’ also known as ‘Gladioli’ and ‘Sword Lily’ aptly named for its dusky pink colouring, which fades into a sunny yellow at the base- like a true Indian summer sunset! A cheerful flower, with velvety blooms enhanced by the sword-shaped foliage. The tall stems adding stature, along with the vibrant colour makes them undoubtedly the plant of choice for any garden or patio hoping to achieve a more striking display. And the butterflies and bees love them! They also make beautiful cut-flowers making them ideal to enjoy indoors too!

    These breathtaking beauties will grow to a height of up to 120cm and bloom in early summer until October. To get the most out of these wonderful plants make sure you plant them in a prime location in a bed, border or container. They prefer full sun, and fertile, well-drained soil.

    Make sure you provide consistent moisture during their growing season.

    Planting tips:

    • You should plant your bulbs in spring to avoid any frost
    • Loosen the soil before planting- with a fork- about 12 to 15 inches deep, and mix in a 2-4inch layer of compost.
    • Place the bulb in the hole- roughly 4 inches deep- pointed end facing up. Cover with soil and press in firmly.
    • Each bulb should be spaced roughly 3 to 6 inches apart.
    • Gladioli prefer well- drained soil, in full sun.
    • When planting tall varieties make sure you stake them when planting- being careful not to damage the bulbs when doing so.

     

     

    £4.99
  • GLADIOLI WHITE PROSPERITY

    Gladiolus ‘White Prosperity’ – 10 per pack

    The Gladiolus ‘White Prosperity’ also known as ‘Gladioli’ and ‘Sword Lily’ features larger than average plumage of pure white. A cheerful flower, with velvety blooms, enhanced by their sword-shaped foliage. The tall stems adding stature, along with the classic colour makes them undoubtedly the plant of choice for any garden or patio hoping to achieve a more striking display. And the butterflies and bees love them! They also make beautiful cut-flowers making them ideal to enjoy indoors too!

    These breathtaking beauties will grow to a height of up to 90cm and bloom in early summer. To get the most out of these wonderful plants make sure you plant them in a prime location in a bed, border or container. They prefer full sun, and fertile, well-drained soil.

    Make sure you provide consistent moisture during their growing season.

    Planting tips:

    • You should plant your bulbs in spring to avoid any frost
    • Loosen the soil before planting- with a fork- about 12 to 15 inches deep, and mix in a 2-4inch layer of compost.
    • Place the bulb in the hole- roughly 4 inches deep- pointed end facing up. Cover with soil and press in firmly.
    • Each bulb should be spaced roughly 3 to 6 inches apart.
    • Gladioli prefer well- drained soil, in full sun.
    • When planting tall varieties make sure you stake them when planting- being careful not to damage the bulbs when doing so.
    £3.99
  • GLADIOLUS B-FLY HOLLAND PEARL

    Gladiolus ‘Holland Pearl’ – 10 per pack

    The Gladiolus ‘Holland Pearl’ also known as ‘Gladioli’ and ‘Sword Lily’ features wonderful plumage of deep red. A sultry flower, with velvety blooms, enhanced by its sword-shaped foliage. The tall stems adding stature, along with the bold colour makes them undoubtedly the plant of choice for any garden or patio hoping to achieve a more striking display. And the butterflies and bees love them! They also make beautiful cut-flowers making them ideal to enjoy indoors too!

    These breathtaking beauties will grow to a height of up to 100cm and bloom in early summer. To get the most out of these wonderful plants make sure you plant them in a prime location in a bed, border or container. They prefer full sun, and fertile, well-drained soil.

    Make sure you provide consistent moisture during their growing season.

    Planting tips:

    • You should plant your bulbs in spring to avoid any frost
    • Loosen the soil before planting- with a fork- about 12 to 15 inches deep, and mix in a 2-4inch layer of compost.
    • Place the bulb in the hole- roughly 4 inches deep- pointed end facing up. Cover with soil and press in firmly.
    • Each bulb should be spaced roughly 3 to 6 inches apart.
    • Gladioli prefer well- drained soil, in full sun.
    • When planting tall varieties make sure you stake them when planting- being careful not to damage the bulbs when doing so.
    £2.49
  • GLADIOLUS GREENSTAR

    Gladiolus ‘Green Star’ – 10 per pack

    The Gladiolus ‘Green Star’ also known as ‘Gladioli’ and ‘Sword Lily’ features an unusual and fresh take on a classic garden favourite. The acid-green plumage is truly show-stopping! A cheerful flower, with velvety blooms enhanced by the sword-shaped foliage. The tall stems adding stature, along with the vibrant colour makes them undoubtedly the plant of choice for any garden or patio hoping to achieve a more striking display. And the butterflies and bees love them! They also make beautiful cut-flowers making them ideal to enjoy indoors too!

    These breathtaking beauties will grow to a height of up to 120cm and bloom in early summer. To get the most out of these wonderful plants make sure you plant them in a prime location in a bed, border or container. They prefer full sun, and fertile, well-drained soil.

    Make sure you provide consistent moisture during their growing season.

    Planting tips:

    • You should plant your bulbs in spring to avoid any frost
    • Loosen the soil before planting- with a fork- about 12 to 15 inches deep, and mix in a 2-4inch layer of compost.
    • Place the bulb in the hole- roughly 4 inches deep- pointed end facing up. Cover with soil and press in firmly.
    • Each bulb should be spaced roughly 3 to 6 inches apart.
    • Gladioli prefer well- drained soil, in full sun.
    • When planting tall varieties make sure you stake them when planting- being careful not to damage the bulbs when doing so.

     

    £2.99
  • GLADIOLUS ESPRESSO

    Gladiolus ‘Espresso’ – 10 per pack

    The Gladiolus ‘Espresso’ also known as ‘Gladioli’ and ‘Sword Lily’ features wonderful large plumage of deep red. A sultry flower, with velvety blooms, enhanced by its sword-shaped foliage. The tall stems adding stature, along with the bold colour makes them undoubtedly the plant of choice for any garden or patio hoping to achieve a more striking display. And the butterflies and bees love them! They also make beautiful cut-flowers making them ideal to enjoy indoors too!

    These breathtaking beauties will grow to a height of up to 60cm and bloom in early summer. To get the most out of these wonderful plants make sure you plant them in a prime location in a bed, border or container. They prefer full sun, and fertile, well-drained soil.

    Make sure you provide consistent moisture during their growing season.

    Planting tips:

    • You should plant your bulbs in spring to avoid any frost
    • Loosen the soil before planting- with a fork- about 12 to 15 inches deep, and mix in a 2-4inch layer of compost.
    • Place the bulb in the hole- roughly 4 inches deep- pointed end facing up. Cover with soil and press in firmly.
    • Each bulb should be spaced roughly 3 to 6 inches apart.
    • Gladioli prefer well- drained soil, in full sun.
    • When planting tall varieties make sure you stake them when planting- being careful not to damage the bulbs when doing so.

     

     

     

    £2.99
  • GLADIOLUS B-FLY M. DE PARIS

    10-1210

    £2.49
  • GLADIOLUS B-FLY LITTLE DARLING

    Gladiolus ‘B-Fly Little Darling’ – 10 per pack

    The Gladiolus ‘Little Darling’ also known as ‘Gladioli’ and ‘Sword Lily’ features a lemon yellow centre surrounded by a glow of rose-pink and salmon plumage. A cheerful flower, with velvety blooms enhanced by the sword-shaped foliage. The tall stems adding stature, along with the vibrant colour makes them undoubtedly the plant of choice for any garden or patio hoping to achieve a more striking display. And the butterflies and bees love them! They also make beautiful cut-flowers so you can enjoy them indoors too!

    These breathtaking beauties will grow to a height of up to 105cm and bloom in early summer. To get the most out of these wonderful plants make sure you plant them in a prime location in a bed, border or container. They prefer full sun, and fertile, well-drained soil.

    Make sure you provide consistent moisture during their growing season.

    Planting tips:

    • You should plant your bulbs in spring to avoid any frost
    • Loosen the soil before planting- with a fork- about 12 to 15 inches deep, and mix in a 2-4inch layer of compost.
    • Place the bulb in the hole- roughly 4 inches deep- pointed end facing up. Cover with soil and press in firmly.
    • Each bulb should be spaced roughly 3 to 6 inches apart.
    • Gladioli prefer well- drained soil, in full sun.
    • When planting tall varieties make sure you stake them when planting- being careful not to damage the bulbs when doing so.
    £2.49
  • GLADIOLUS PRISCILLA

    Gladiolus ‘Priscilla’

    The Gladiolus ‘Priscilla’ also known as the ‘Sword Lily’ is a corm grown for their statures stems of soft rich blooms. ‘Priscilla’ features plumage a creamy white with ruffled pink edges, and a soft yellow centre.

    Perfect for a border with other herbaceous plants, in a pot, or in a vase as a cut-flower. It’s a large flowered Gladioli with florets that can reach up to 10cm in width.

    Preferring full sun and lots of water, these wonderful plants are not too fussy and can be grown successfully in partial shade. Plant in spring, and stake the young growth. In autumn lift and store developed corms in a cool and dry place until next spring.

    You can expect you Gladioli to bloom from July until September.

    £1.99
  • CANNA TROPICANNA GOLD

    Canna Tropicanna ‘Gold’ – 1 per pack
    The Canna Tropicanna ‘Gold’s’ distinct bold flowers would make a striking addition to any garden. With a shock of soft orange, and bright yellow plumage standing tall against the intense striping of green and gold within each leaf. This vivid plant would bring a tropical touch to any garden, pot, landscape or water garden. With a flowering period of 2 to 4 month all season- they will never fail to disappoint!
    Preferring to be planted in full sun or partial shade- in deep fertile soil- it would be ideal near ponds and bogs. Growing to a height of up to 4-feet tall in its first year and up to 6-feet in the following years- they can be cut back to force new growth. Frequent watering during dry spells will be beneficial to the growth.
    Space at least 18 inches apart when planting in garden beds- if planting in a container it should be a minimum or 18-24 in diameter to promote optimal growth.
    Sensitive to frost, make sure you cut off any foliage to soil level when it begins to die back- and it will begin to grow again when the warmer temperatures arrive.

    £4.99
  • CANNA TROPICANNA BLACK

    Canna Tropicanna ‘Black’ – 1 per pack
    The ‘Canna Tropicanna Black’ distinct bold flowers would make a striking addition to any garden. With a shock of rich scarlet-orange plumage standing tall against the intense purple of each leaf. This vivid plant would bring a tropical touch to any garden, pot, landscape or water garden. With a flowering period of 2 to 4 month all season- they will never fail to disappoint!
    Preferring to be planted in full sun or partial shade- in deep fertile soil- it would be ideal near ponds and bogs. Growing to a height of up to 4-feet tall in its first year and up to 6-feet in the following years- they can be cut back to force new growth. Frequent watering during dry spells will be beneficial to the growth.
    Space at least 18 inches apart when planting in garden beds- if planting in a container it should be a minimum or 18-24 in diameter to promote optimal growth.
    Sensitive to frost, make sure you cut off any foliage to soil level when it begins to die back- and it will begin to grow again when the warmer temperatures arrive.

    £4.99
  • CANNA LUCIFER

    1

    £1.99