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.

  • 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
  • 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
  • CANNA CHOCOLATE SUNRISE

    1

    £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
  • COSMOS ATROSANGUINEUS

    Cosmos Atrosanguineus ‘Chocolate Cosmos’ – 1 per pack
    The Cosmos Atrosanfuineus, is a tender perennial, also known as the ‘chocolate plant’ or ‘chocolate cosmos’ aptly named for its chocolate-scent and rich dark flowers. Blooming from June until October with beautiful velvet crimson textured flowers that are at their best if planted in moist but well-drained soil in full sunlight, as garden bedding or in a pot. And the butterflies and bees love them!
    They also make wonderful cut-flowers for your home- lasting up to 10 days with no conditioning needed. Just pick fresh and put straight into water as the buds are about to bloom. Try and avoid picking in the heat of the day.
    Dead-heading will encourage flowers and in the cold winter months protect the plant with a good mulch or horticultural fleece.

    £2.99
  • PAPAVER ROYAL WEDDING

    Papaver ‘Royal Wedding’ – 1 per pack

    This gorgeous herbaceous perennial produces blousy, white, almost paper like flowers. At the base of each of petal is a contrasting black marking. Along with the beautiful deep purple stamens, this makes a very interesting bloom. The foliage has serrated edges and is your typical garden-green. The leaves are also covered in fine hairs; giving the impression the foliage is furry. Papaver is a cottage garden favourite and fits in perfectly in a cottage style border, but would look great anywhere. Growing up to 75cm, it’s a lovely statuesque plant.

    Plant in fertile and well drained soil, in a location that receives full sun to partial shade and propagate by root cutting in the winter.

    £2.49
  • PAPAVER ORIENTALE

    Papaver Orientale – Pack of 3

    This gorgeous herbaceous perennial produces large unkempt, soft red flowers. In the base of each of these petals is a contrasting black blotch. The beautiful rich purple stamens add to this very interesting bloom. The foliage is a rich green with serrated edges. The leaves are also covered in fine hairs; which give the impression the foliage is furry. Papaver  is suited perfectly amongst a cottage style border, but would fit within any planting scheme. Growing up to 75cm, it will not disappoint.

     

    £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
  • 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
  • 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