Miscellaneous A-Z

At Capital Gardens we have collected so many bulbs and seeds, we have even managed to exhaust the different categories and genus. These bulbs and seeds which have proven hard to place have been collected and housed together in the Capital Gardens miscellaneous page. If there’s a seed or bulb which you cannot find elsewhere on the Capital Gardens website – there’s a good chance that it can be located in the miscellaneous collection

From garlic bulbs to Over the Rainbow flowering bulbs – the miscellaneous bulb range is full of products which can complement your vegetable patch or flowerbed. If you can’t find the bulb you are looking for, call our dedicated Plant People on 0208 874 2037 and they will endeavour to help you find exactly what you are looking for.

Help with Gardening 

As well as retailing high quality bulbs and gardening products – the Capital Gardens team are dedicated to helping all gardeners (regardless of experience or expertise) turn their gardens into a beautiful and fruitful place to enjoy. Our trained and passionate team will accommodate all requests and offer comprehensive help and guidance.

From advice about when to plant the seeds and bulbs to help deciding which genus of flowers complement one another – our team will offer guidance from years of experience working with Capital Gardens and maintaining their own home gardens.

Trusted Seeds

All of the seeds in the miscellaneous range from Capital Gardens and available throughout the site have been sourced from trusted and hugely experienced growers – ensuring you will be receiveing the highest quality of seeds.

Buying with Capital Gardens can offer peace of mind to experienced and beginner gardeners alike that the bulbs will be robust and the flowers are beautiful. All of the seeds we sell are ones we’d be happy to plant in our own gardens.

  • AGAPANTHUS AFRICAN SURF

    Agapanthus ‘African Surf’ – 3 per pack
    Agapanthus ‘African Surf’ is characterised by its large umbrella of mauve and pure white flowers amongst spears of foliage. With a blooming period between July and September, this hardy plant prefers fertile, well-drained soil- if using heavy soil mix combine with in some grit. Bold and architectural these strikingly attractive plants are a firm favourite, fitting perfectly into any modern- or classic- garden. They also make a perfect spectacle for any pot and are wonderful cut-flowers (lasting up to two weeks!).
    Agapanthus are drought tolerant, and are able to cope with wind.
    Planting tips:
    • Plant in well- drained, fertile soil in full sunlight
    • It may take a while for the plant to establish (up to 3 years) before the flowering really comes into its own- but it’s definitely worth the wait!
    • Cover the crown of the plant in mulch to protect it from the cold in the autumn and winter months.
    • You can separate any clumps that become too big every four or five years.
    • If you have planted your agapanthus in a pot, move indoors or two a sheltered area in the winter so that the roots don’t freeze.
    • When planting in a pot make sure you split and replant occasionally as the roots become congested and flowering could suffer.

    £4.99
  • AGAPANTHUS UMBELLATUS

    Agapanthus Umbellatus

    Agapanthus, sometimes referred to as the ‘Nile lily’ are a herbaceous perennial originating from South Africa. They produce deep green strap like foliage above which, appears gorgeous umbels of beautiful miniature trumpet shaped pale blue flowers. These flower heads can get to around 30cm in diameter! Agapanthus are hardy in most parts of the UK. They will die down in the winter periods only to re-grow when it gets a bit warmer. If you happen to live in a very cold area of the UK, mulch these plants if they are in the ground or move the pot they are in to a sheltered location. This will prevent them from getting to wet or cold.

    Agapanthus look fantastic in pots. The root restriction allegedly encourages more flowers. The biggest benefit to having these plants in pots is that they can be moved to a sheltered position throughout the colder months. It also allows you to move them to a more prominent position whilst looking their best.

    This product is available at the following Garden Centres:

    • Alexandra Palace Garden Centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden Centre
    • Woods of Berkhamstead Garden Centre
    £14.99
  • AGAPANTHUS UMBELLATUS ALBA

    Agapanthus Umbellatus ‘Alba’

    The Agapanthus Umbellatus ‘Alba’ also referred to as the ‘Lily of the Nile’ is a herbaceous perennial with beautiful architectural flowers and evergreen foliage. They produce deep green strap like foliage above which stands gorgeous umbrellas of wonderful miniature trumpet shaped white flowers.

    The ‘Alba’ has an eventual flowering height of around 45cm, making them beautifully eye-catching. Agapanthuses are hardy in most parts of the UK. They will die down in the winter periods only to re-grow when it gets a bit warmer. If you are growing your Agapanthus in a pot make sure they are positioned in to a sheltered location so as not to get too wet and cold.

    When planting choose a location with full sun and moist but well drained soil. They flower best if the roots are restricted- such as in a pot.

    Perfect as display plant, but also within a border of mixed architectural plants.

    Water frequently to help establish.

    This product is available at the following Garden Centres:

    • Alexandra Palace Garden Centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden Centre
    • Woods of Berkhamstead Garden Centre
    £14.99
  • AMARYLLIS ALASCA

    Amaryllis ‘Alasca’ – 2 per pack

    The Amaryllis ‘Alasca’ is a sure favourite. They feature unusual double flowers of ivory white with decadent green centres and slight tips of pink.

    Plant in spring and this wonderful bloom will appear in midsummer. Preferring full sun to partial shade, in well-drained and fertile soil, they can grow to a height of up to 45cm- they may be relatively small, but will make a big impact in any garden or patio!

    They also work perfectly as cut-flowers, ideal for enjoying in your home too! Any passersby are sure to be amazed by the beauty that is guaranteed from this fabulous amaryllis!

    Planting suggestions:

    • Grow inside if there is particularly cold weather.
    • Once frosts are over move outside.
    • Treat as you would a pot of freesia or non hardy agapanthus.

     

    £7.99
  • AMARYLLIS BELLA DONNA

    18/+1

    £2.99
  • AMARYLLIS PINK RASCAL

    Amaryllis ‘Pink Rascal’ – 2 per pack

    The Amaryllis ‘Pink Rascal’ is a sure favourite. They feature sweet trumpet flowers of creamy white, blushed with lines of soft pink, which stand upright on rich green stems.

    Plant in spring and this wonderful bloom will appear in midsummer. Preferring full sun to partial shade, in well-drained and fertile soil, they can grow to a height of up to 50cm- they may be relatively small, but will make a big impact in any garden or patio!

    They also work perfectly as cut-flowers, ideal for enjoying in your home too! Any passersby are sure to be amazed by the beauty that is guaranteed from this fabulous amaryllis!

    Planting suggestions:

    • Grow inside if there is particularly cold weather.
    • Once frosts are over move outside.
    • Treat as you would a pot of freesia or non hardy agapanthus.
    £7.99
  • 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
  • ASTRANTIA MAJOR RUBY WEDDING

    Astrantia Major ‘Ruby Wedding’

    Astrantia Major ‘Ruby Wedding’

    The Astrantia features stunning ruby-red pincushion flowers held high on multi-headed maroon stems amongst feathery, deeply lobed, green foliage with a hint of crimson. An old cottage garden favourite that has had a recent resurgence of interest as it works wonderfully within contemporary gardens. If planted at the front of a sunny border you will truly be able to appreciate the rich colour.

    When planting choose a position in full sun to partial shade, with fertile and moist- but well drained- soil. Astrantias do not like to dry out so incorporate lots of organic matter into your soil and water well throughout dry spells- especially when the plant is newly established.

    Growing to a height of up to 90cm and spread of 45cm, they will also make wonderful cut flowers and can be dried for winter arrangements. Remove faded flowers and this will encourage more buds- if left the plant will self seed.

    £2.99
  • BEES AND BUTTERFLIES

    The ‘Bees and Butterflies’ selection is the perfect choice for gardeners wanting a stunning floral display, with the benefit of attracting vital pollinating insects into your garden. Featuring four varieties of specially selected flowers, chosen for their rich nectar. Perfect for a border in an informal flower scheme. Including Anemone bulbs that produce pink flowers in the late spring, followed by hues of Liatris and Gladiolus, the blooms in this collection will last throughout summer against the backdrop of Dahlia ‘Happy Butterfly’ flowers.

    • 35 bulbs per pack
    • Ideal for beds and borders
    • Flowering time May/September
    • Height 25 – 110cm
    • RHS Perfect for Pollinators
    • Plant in well-drained, moisture retentive soil in full sun.
    • Protect from strong winds

     

    This product is available at the following Garden Centres:

    • Alexandra Palace Garden Centre
    • Neals Nursery Garden Centre
    • Woods of Berkhamstead Garden Centre
    £7.99
  • BESSERA ELEGANS

    Bessera Elegans – Pack of 7

    Conical orange-red flowers that have a striking resemblance to a Fuschia flower. Creamy coloured within, with long paler protruding stamens, make this one of the more unusual bulbs on offer. The foliage is long and needle like, very attractive even without the flowers.

    Originating from southern USA and Mexico they require a dry winter’s rest without any frost. They can be lifted and overwintered inside in order to enjoy them year after year. This is a late flowering bulb, flowering between September and October, will be well worth the wait! An eventual flowering height of around 90cm, the flowers above the foliage, give a very exotic but also elegant display.

    £2.99
  • CANNA ANGEL MARTIN

    Canna ‘Angel Martin’ – 1 per pack

    Originating in tropical areas of Asia the elegant and rare Canna ‘Angel Martin’ features beautiful pale salmon flowers which make a wonderful contrast against its rich crimson-bronze foliage. With a flowering period from summer through to November and a growing height of up to 90cm, they would make a striking addition to any garden or patio. They would also be perfect for a tropical flowering themed border!
    Canna ‘Angle Martin’ can stand dry spells, but be sure to keep it well watered regularly. Dead-heading on a regular basis with also promote new flower growth- and staking is necessary if the when the plant is tall. They prefer full sun to partial shade, and should be planted in spring to avoid frost.

    £1.99
  • CANNA CHOCOLATE SUNRISE

    1

    £2.99