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for Autumn 2017 Delivery

Dormant Wild Flower Bulbs are mostly dispatched from late August through to November. They will usually be dispatched within 10 days of receiving your order during this period, except Lily of the Valley which will be sent out from mid-November onwards. We tend to run out of stocks of Wild Daffodils, Snowdrops, Snakeshead Fritillaries and Ramsons due to high demand, so please order early!
They will need to be planted as soon as possible on receipt, so if you have a particular planting day in mind, please email the details to enquiries@wildflowershop.co.uk at the time of your order.
Note:
that although Winter Aconites, Wild Cyclamen, Wild Tulip, Martagon Lily, Byzantine Gladioli and Double Snowdrops are not true native plants, they have long been naturalised and are found growing wild in various localities in Britain.

 
Bluebell

Bluebells
Hyacinthoides non-scripta
This is our native British Bluebell.  Small perennial with deep blue, fragrant flowers from late April to May. Prefers shady or partly shaded sites and is suitable for naturalising in grass, dappled shade and open woodland. Plant them where they can remain undisturbed and they will come back year after year. 

     Fresh Seed Available September to December
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                   In the Green Bulbs for February 2017 Delivery

 

20 @ 7           

50 @ 16         

100 @ 31       

500 @ 150     

1,000 @ 290   

Prices include VAT


Snowdrops
Galanthus nivalis

Our native Snowdrop. It is one of the earliest of flowers, often pushing its head above the snow in January.  It is a small plant (15-20cm), with nodding, white flowers appearing from January to March.  Suitable for naturalising in grass, dappled shade and open woodland. Freshly lifted to prevent drying out from September to late October.

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                   In the Green Bulbs for February 2017 Delivery

20 @ 6          

50 @ 13        

100 @ 24      

500 @ 110      

1,000 @ 220 

Prices include VAT


Daffodils

Wild Daffodil
Narcissus pseudonarcissus 'lobularis'

This is the British wild daffodil, which was once common in the wild throughout British woodlands, but with the clearance of woodland and improvement of pasture, the numbers of wild daffodils has drastically reduced. It is a short plant (15-30cm), which blooms in February and March. 

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                   In the Green Bulbs for February 2017 Delivery

10 @ 8           

20 @ 12         

50 @ 25         

100 @ 48       

500 @ 230     

1,000 @ 440  

Prices include VAT


Ramsons

Wild Garlic (Ramsons)
Allium ursinum

Native perennial growing up to 45cm.  The leaves are broad and flat.  The white, star-shaped flowers are held in a spherical head from April to June.  The plant has a distinctive garlic smell when crushed and can be used for cooking. Prefers damp site in shade or part shade.  Freshly lifted to prevent drying out from September to November.

     Fresh Seed Available September to December
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elivery from Sept 2017

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                   In the Green Bulbs for February 2017 Delivery

10 @ 8          

20 @ 11        

50 @ 25        

100 @ 45      

500 @ 200    

1,000 @ 350 

Prices include VAT


Wood Anemone

Wood Anemone
Anemone nemorosa
A small native perennial of woods, hedgerows and partly shady places preferring damp conditions. It has ferny foliage and delicate white flowers from March to May. Rhizomes best planted where they can remain undisturbed.

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                   In the Green Bulbs for February 2017 Delivery

10 @ 6          

20 @ 10        

50 @ 22        

100 @ 40      

500 @ 150    

1,000 @ 250  

Prices include VAT


Tenby Daffodils

Wild Welsh (Tenby) Daffodil
Narcissus pseudonarcissus 'obvallaris'

This is the other British wild daffodil, which is mainly found in Wales, particularly near Tenby in Dyfed and is the emblem of Wales.  It is a short plant (15-30cm), which blooms in February and March.

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                   In the Green Bulbs for February 2017 Delivery

10 @ 8           

20 @ 10         

50 @ 22         

100 @ 40       

500 @ 180     

1,000 @ 300  


Lily of the Valley

Lily of the Valley
Convallaria majalis
Small native perennial with nodding, very fragrant white bell-shaped  flowers from May to June.  It will grow in deep shade, but it produces more flowers if it is grown in dappled shade.  It is extremely hardy, growing in the coldest regions.  Lily of the Valley will be sent out as bare root rhizomes from mid-November to March, each with a bud forming.

      More Information....     Delivery from Oct to April

5 @ 8            

10 @ 12          

20 @ 24         

50 @ 55         

100 @ 95       

500 @ 350     

1,000 @ 600  

Prices include VAT


Lily of the Valley 'Rosea'
Convallaria majalis var 'Rosea'

Rare, pink form of Lily of the Valley with nodding, fragrant soft pink, bell-shaped flowers from May to June.  It will grow in deep shade, but it produces more flowers if it is grown in dappled shade.  Lily of the Valley 'Rosea' will be sent out as bare root rhizomes from mid-November, each with a bud forming.
         
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elivery from Oct to April

1 @ 6          

5 @ 22        

10 @ 36      

20 @ 66      

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Double Snowdrops
Galanthus nivalis 'flore pleno'

This is the double form of our native Single Snowdrop and has been widely naturalised throughout Britain although not a native .  It flowers from January to March (often slightly earlier than our native Single Snowdrop) and is 15-20cm in height.

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                   In the Green Bulbs for February 2017 Delivery

20 @ 10       

50 @ 20        

100 @ 35      

500 @ 160    

1,000 @ 290 

Prices include VAT


Aconite

Winter Aconites
Eranthis hyemalis
Long naturalised in Britain, it is a short plant with golden yellow flowers appearing from January to March.  The foliage is dark green and the flowers have a ruff of green bracts around them. Few other plants flower as early in the year as the Winter Aconite.

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                   In the Green Bulbs for February 2017 Delivery

20 @ 8          

50 @ 15        

100 @ 25      

500 @ 110    

1,000 @ 200 

Prices include VAT


Ramsons

Wild Garlic (Ramsons)
Allium ursinum

Native perennial growing up to 45cm.  The leaves are broad and flat.  The white, star-shaped flowers are held in a spherical head from April to June.  The plant has a distinctive garlic smell when crushed and can be used for cooking. Prefers damp site in shade or part shade.

     Fresh Seed Available September to December
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elivery from Sept 2017

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                   In the Green Bulbs for February 2017 Delivery

10 @ 8          

20 @ 11        

50 @ 25        

100 @ 45      

500 @ 200    

1,000 @ 350 

Prices include VAT


Snakeshead Fritillaries

Snakeshead Fritillary
Fritillaria meleagris

This is one of our most beautiful wild flowers, named after the snake-skin pattern and the shape of its bud before it opens.  It is a medium plant (20-40cm), with nodding, chequered-purple flowers appearing in April and May.  Occasionally, some of the flowers vary in colour from pink or brownish purple to white.  It prefers damp soil and the plants shouldn't be allowed to dry out in the summer.  It is suitable for naturalising in grass, dappled shade and open woodland.

     More Information....   Delivery from Sept 2017

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                   In the Green Bulbs for February 2017 Delivery

20 @ 8           

50 @ 15         

100 @ 28       

500 @ 135     

1,000 @ 240  

Prices include VAT


Star of Bethlehem

Star of Bethlehem
Ornithogalum umbellatum

This British wild flower is native only in the East of England, but has been widely naturalized throughout Britain.  It grows in most soils in sun and is particularly suited to naturalising in grass.  It is sensitive to the level of light and if the sky is overcast, the flowers curl up their petals by midday or earlier (reflected in  some of its' local names eg Betty-go-to-bed-at-noon, Shamefaced Maiden, Eleven o'clock Lady).  It is a short plant with white, star-shaped flowers appearing from April to June.

     More Information....    Delivery from Sept 2017

20 @ 8         

50 @ 16       

100 @ 28     

500 @ 110   

1,000 @ 200 

Prices include VAT

 


Summer Snowflake

Summer Snowflakes
Leucojum aestivum
It is twice as tall (up to 50cm) as the common Snowdrop and flowers from April to May.  The nodding, white flowers are like large Snowdrops.  Prefers damp, boggy site in sun or part shade.

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                   In the Green Bulbs for February 2017 Delivery

10 @ 8          

20 @ 12        

50 @ 20        

100 @ 35      

500 @ 135    

1,000 @ 240  

Prices include VAT


Round Headed Leek

Round Headed Leek
Allium sphaerocephalon

Native perennial of fields and rocky places, preferring dry, sunny conditions.  It thrives on chalky soils.  Medium height growing up to 60cm.  The flower heads are striking and attractive with purple flowers held in a spherical head from June to August and dry well for flower arrangements.  The bulbs have been used as an onion substitute.

     More Information....   Delivery from Sept 2017

  20 @ 6          

50 @ 10        

100 @ 15      

500 @ 40      

1,000 @ 75   

Prices include VAT


Wild Tulips

Wild Tulip
Tulipa sylvestris

This relative of the garden tulip has naturalised in some areas and can be found growing wild in southern, central and eastern parts of England
and scattered localities in Scotland, although it appears to be declining. It is a medium plant (15-30cm), with yellow, fragrant cup-shaped flowers which gradually open out from April to May. Suitable for partly shaded sites.

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                   In the Green Bulbs for February 2017 Delivery

10 @ 6           

20 @ 10         

50 @ 22         

100 @ 40       

500 @ 150      

1,000 @ 250    

Prices include VAT


Cyclamen

Wild Cyclamen
Cyclamen hederifolium

Wild Cyclamen is native in Europe and the Mediterranean and has escaped from gardens and naturalised in many areas across southern Britain. It is widely established in some Kentish woodlands. It prefers dappled shade or an undisturbed woodland setting where it will quickly spread, but it will even grow in full sun. Rosy pink flowers from August to September. Dark green ivy-like leaves mottled with pale silvery-green. It is low-growing 10-30cms.

     More Information....    Delivery from late Sept 2017
                                       

5 @ 10            

10 @ 16          

20 @ 30          

50 @ 60          

100 @ 110      

500 @ 500      

Prices include VAT


Byzantine Gladioli

Eastern Gladioli
Gladiolus communis ssp byzantinus

This is a widely naturalised bulb which grows to 60cm with striking magenta flowers in spikes from May to June.  They spread quickly and are suitable for naturalising.  Prefers a dry, sunny site.

     More Information....      Delivery from Sept 2017

20 @ 6          

50 @ 10        

100 @ 18      

500 @ 80      

1,000 @ 150 

Prices include VAT


Monkshood

Monkshood
Aconitum napellus

It is rare in the wild, but is believed to have been native to South West England and South Wales. It is a tall plant (up to 2m), with attractive spikes of helmetted bluish-violet flowers from May to June. Suitable for moist, shady areas and woodland. All parts of this plant are highly poisonous. Will be sent out as bare root tubers.

         
      More Information....     Delivery from late January 2017

1 @ 5          

5 @ 20        

10 @ 35      

20 @ 65      

Prices include VAT


Solomon's Seal

Solomon's Seal
Polygonatum multiflorum

A close relative to Lily of the Valley, it is a medium plant (30-80cm), with long, arching stems bearing numerous leaves on one side of the stem and clusters of drooping, white flowers from May to June. It is suitable for naturalising in woodland and shady areas of the garden.  Will be sent out as bare root rhizomes, each with a bud forming.

         
     More Information....      Delivery from late January 2017

1 @ 5          

5 @ 20        

10 @ 35      

20 @ 65      

Prices include VAT


Meadow Saffron

Meadow Saffron
Colchicum autumnale

It is now rare in the wild and confined to meadowland around Southern and Central England. It is a medium plant (up to 25cm), with deep pink flowers from September to October.  It prefers a moist site in sun or semi-shade. It is also known as Autumn Crocus or Naked Ladies.
         
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elivery from Sept 2017
                                       

1 @ 5          

5 @ 22        

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Martagon Lily

Martagon Lily
Lilium martagon

Naturalised in deciduous woods & hedgerows across southern Britain, although not originally native to Britain.  It is a tall plant (90-120cms) flowering from June to September.  It has numerous scented pink and purple flowers with darker spots and turned back petals which resemble a Turk's cap.
         
       More Information....           Delivery from Sept 2017

1 @ 8          

5 @ 35        

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Grape Hyacinth

Grape Hyacinth (native)
Muscari neglectum

Native plant but rare in the wild, occurring only in sandy field margins and grassland in East Anglia.  Prefers a dry sunny site with well-drained soil.  Short plant with dark blue, plum-scented flowers in dense clusters, which have a white rim at the mouth.  The flowers appear from March to May.  The flowers are attractive to early foraging bees.
         
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10 @ 12        

20 @ 20        

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M armeniacum

Grape Hyacinth
Muscari armeniacum

This is a widely naturalised bulb which grows to 15cm with striking cobalt blue flowers in dense heads from March to April.  Prefers a dry sunny site with well-drained soil.  They spread quickly and are suitable for naturalising. Early food source for pollinating insects.

                                              Delivery from Sept 2017

50 @ 8          

100 @ 15      

500 @ 50      

1,000 @ 90   

Prices include VAT


Lesser Celandine

Lesser Celandine
Ranunculus ficaria

A small perennial growing up to 5cm.  The leaves are heart-shaped and on long stalks.  The foliage dies back during the summer and reappears during the winter.  The yellow star-like flowers are one of the earliest of our wild flowers to appear - from March to May.  Each tiny bulbil will develop into a cluster of bulbils over the following year.  They are best planted where they can be left undisturbed where they will spread to form a carpet of colour in early spring.
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                   In the Green Bulbs for February 2017 Delivery

50 @ 11        

100 @ 20      

500 @ 90      

1,000 @ 180  

Prices include VAT


Bath Asparagus

Bath Asparagus
Ornithogalum pyrenaicum
It is now rare in the wild, but was once abundant in woodland around Bath.  It is a fairly tall plant (up to 60cm), with white flower spikes from June to July.  It prefers a moist site in sun or part shade.  The edible flowering shoots were once sold in the food markets of Bath as an asparagus-like delicacy.
         
      More Information....      Delivery from Sept 2017

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1 @ 5          

5 @ 20        

Prices include VAT


Herb Paris

Herb Paris
Paris quadrifolia

It is an unusual, native plant of medium height (up to 30cm), with four large, oval leaves and a single yellowish-green flower in June followed by a purplish-black berry.  Suitable for a shady, woodland site.  Poisonous.

         
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elivery from Sept 2017

1 @ 9          

5 @ 38        

Prices include VAT


Collections

Bulb Collections
Special collections of bulbs are available from early September and offer significant savings over buying the bulbs separately.  Each type of bulb will be packaged and labelled separately and planting instructions will be included.  For more information and to buy a native bulb collection, click button in right hand column.

                                           Delivery from Sept 2017

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Bulb Planter

Bulb Planter
Designed for planting bulbs or plug plants in turf or heavy soil.  Turf core or soil discharged when spring-loaded handles are released.  Bulb planter diameter 60mm; depth 110mm.  Zinc/Chrome plated steel with plastic handles.

                                                  

1 @ 8          

Prices include VAT


 

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