Miscellaneous A-Z

  • CROCOSMIA CROCOSMIIFLORA MIX

    CROCOSMIA CROCOSMIIFLORA MIX

    Known to be one of the earliest montbretias into bloom each year producing arched branching stems of large yellow flowers. Plant teh corms in spring about 8-10cm deep and 10-15cm apart. Remove the faded foliage in autumn and be sure to cover the crown of the plant with bark chips to protect the plant against frost damage.

    • Position: full sun or partial shade
    • Soil: moderately-fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil
    • Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
    • Flowering period: July and August
    • Hardiness: frost hardy (needs winter protection in cold areas

    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
  • 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.

    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
    £8.99
  • 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.

    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.

    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
    £8.99
  • NERINE BOWDENII STEPHANI

    NERINE BOWDENII STEPHANI

    Plant the nerine lilies in a sunny location in sandy free draining soil. This specific type of bulb prefers shallow planting with the pointed tip protracting just above the surface. The flowers have bright pink blooms that stand on a sturdy stem that makes the perfect cut flower.

    • Place in full sunlight
    • Hardy
    • Height up to 45cm
    • Spread up to 8cm
    • Ideal for patio, greenhouse, cottage gardens, cut flower garden and coastal gardens.

    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
    £3.99
  • NERINE BOWDENII NIKITA

    NERINE BOWDENII NIKITA

    Nerine Bowdeni Nikita has a soft pink reflexed wavy petals. Plant these flowers in pots and containers in a sunny/shady location in your garden buried in well drained soil to keep them healthy. Be sure to keep them away from any frost and remove them into your garden in late April.

    • Excellent cut flowers
    • Pant in pots and containers
    • Suitable for planting in sunny and shady locations
    • Height 60cm
    • Spread 15cm
    • Well drained soil
    • Flowering time September-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
    • Sherfield On Loddon Garden centre
    £3.99
  • AMARYLLIS BELLA DONNA

    AMARYLLIS BELLA DONNA

    Plant the bulbs just below the soil surface in moderately fertile soil, free draining soil. The flowers will grow the best in full sunlight with shelter from any harsh frosts. Suggested plant locations & garden types to plant the bulbs are in flower boarders, beds cut flower cottage, patio and container plants gravel sand.

    • Prefer to be in full sunlight
    • Face the flowers South or West
    • Keep sheltered
    • Plant in loam, chalk or sand soil
    • Well-drained, moist but well-drained
    • pH Acid, Alkaline and Naeutral

    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
    £3.99
  • LIATRIS ALBA

    LIATRIS ALBA

    The Liartris Alba ‘White Blazing Star’ are like wonderful white exclamation points. Often found along marshes edges, they feature striking spikes of white bottle-brush flowers which open top to bottom, from mid-summer to early autumn. Even when their flowering has faded, the needle-like foliage remains very beautiful turning russet coloured.
    Versatile and easy to grow, this perennial will adapt to nearly any type of garden. The vertical disposition, and growing height of approx. 3 feet make them perfect for the back of a border, or as a garden accent, and they take up little space- so they’re suitable for even the smallest garden! Plus the butterflies and bees love them!
    This rather low maintenance plant is happy in full sunlight to partial shade, and is adaptable to dry and wet locations. It is considered drought tolerant which make them ideal for a low- watered garden. They are not particular to soil types but should be planted in acidic, well-drained soils.

    If planting straight into your garden, they require almost no care at all! There is no need for fertilizer, just remember to water them occasionally. They can be left outside during the cold winter months, and will germinate again once the weather is warmer in the spring.

    Once established you will be able to dig up, and divide while the plant is dormant in the winter.

    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
  • ZANTEDESCHIA CAPTAIN MIRAGE

    Zantedeschia ‘Captain Mirage’ – 1 per pack

    The Zantedeschia ‘Captain Mirage’ also referred to as the ‘Calla Lily’ features beautiful classic white funnelled flower-heads that stand tall amongst the spear-shape foliage. The foliage occasionally has dappled white markings which create an unusual aspect to the plant, without detracting from the stunning flowers.

    ‘Captain Mirage’ is elegant and striking, making them perfect within a border or pot on the patio.

    Growing to a height of up to 60cm and with a spread of around 15cm they are also excellent plants to grow in a conservatory or as a house plant during the summer months.

    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
    £3.99
  • ZANTEDESCHIA CAPTAIN PROMISE

     

    Zantedeschia ‘Captain Promise’ – 1 per pack

    Zantedeschia’ are also known as the ‘Calla Lily’. They are one of the most unusual varieties of lilies and look wonderful within a summer border. The foliage is spear-shaped and can feature white spots, making these plants just as unusual and attractive even without their blooms. ‘Captain Promise’ has a bloom of deep purple, which are often used for flower arranging. ‘Calla Lilies’ are perfect for the front of borders as well as within pots. They grow to a height of up to 70cm tall and spread of around 15cm

    As well as an outdoor plant, they also grow wonderfully in a conservatory or as a house plant during the summer season. Plant in fertile and free draining soil in a sunny position. Water regularly throughout the growing season and dead head flowers as they begin to fade to encourage further flowering. Apply a high potash feed every two weeks or so to ensure the best flowering possible.

    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
    £3.99
  • ZANTEDESCHIA PICASSO

    Zantedeschia ‘Picasso’ – 1 bulb per pack

    The Zantedeschia ‘Picasso’ is an unusual and rare ‘Calla Lily’ variety. They produce beautiful bicolour flowers throughout summer. The new blooms begin creamy white, and gradually open to reveal their deep purple centre. Truly show-stopping!

    The spear shaped foliage occasionally produces white markings which make this plant particularly striking making them a big attraction for this variety. ‘Calla Lilies’ are perfect summer borders and pots on the patio. They grow up to 50cm tall with a spread of around 15cm.

    Alternatively you can grow indoors within a conservatory or as a house plant. Plant fertile and free draining soil in a sunny position. Water freely throughout the growing season and dead head flowers as they begin to fade. Apply a high potash feed every two weeks or so to ensure the best flowering possible.

    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
    £3.99
  • Sparaxis Mixed Colours Kapiteyn

    Sparaxis Mixed Colours Kapiteyn

    ‘Sparaxis’ is known as a harlequin flower mixed with contrasting colours and designs making the blooms appear eye catching. Plant in boarders, pots and containers brightening all dull areas up. Suitable cutflower perfect for placing in vases.

    Plant in well cultivated and drained soil.

    • Planting Period: September – April
    • Flowering: June – August
    • Position: Partial shade – Sunny
    • Height: Up to 25 cm
    • Perfect to: Plant in borders and gardens, in pots and containers; suitable for cutflower
    • Soil Type: Plant in a well cultivated and drained 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
    £2.99
  • Ixia Mixed Colours Kapiteyn

    Ixia Mixed Colours Kapiteyn

    Ixia mixed are excellent cut flowers that make beautiful and eye catching displays in patios and containers. Stands on upright stems best grown in a sheltered position to prevent any strong winds from harming the flower. Be sure to water and fertilise regularly after planting and during growth.

    • Height: Up to 40 cm
    • Planting Depth: 5 cm
    • Planting Spacing: 5 – 15 cm
    • Perfect to: Plant in borders and gardens, in pots and containers; suitable for cutflower
    • Soil Type: Plant in a well cultivated and drained soil
    • Irrigation: Water and fertilise regularly after planting and during growth
    • Storage: Store bulbs/tubers cool and ventilated until planting

    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