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A few of our bulbs.

PalustrisPalustris Posts: 4,104

Thought you might like to see some of our bulbs.


 Dwarf tuips


 Muscari Valerie Finnis


 Muscari latifolium


Ornithogalum montanum

There are a lot more too.


  • Gold1locksGold1locks Posts: 498

    Very nice, Berghill. 

    On Sunday we bought lots of shallow pots for planting up bulbs / corms in autumn ready for next spring - ideally ones that last more than a week or so. Our cyclamen coum, planted in the border, produces flowers over an 8 week period. I know that's not going to be possible with bulbs, but can you suggest anything? 

  • kate1123kate1123 Posts: 2,815

    Great photos, I would like to see moreimage

  • yarrow2yarrow2 Posts: 782

    Muscari latifolium is stunning and Ornithogalum montanum is a beauty.  Lovely to see these photos.

  • PalustrisPalustris Posts: 4,104

    Ok then some more bulbs.


     Tulipa ?sylvestris


     Tulipa humilis


     Anemone nemorosa Pentre Pink


     Scilla litardierii

    Golidlocks I am not very good at recommending plants for pots, we do not really grow any except in the garden.

  • BookertooBookertoo Posts: 1,306

    WE grow vast amounts of evrything in pots, and find that bulbs are really very sucessful grown this way - but as with so many modern bulbs, they do not have long lives.  Miniature daffodils have come up year on year for about 7 years, but have now become overcrowded and split - good value as they were inexpensive.  Tulips do well, but I tend to agree with Minty, these daus treat them as annuals, though there are a few in the garden beds that do come back, it is not the rule for us.

    You can gow anything in a pot as I have said many times on threads over many years, as long as you are willing to put in the effort it takes to supply all the plants needs - we have and do grow everything from tiny alpines to an oak tree in pots - but we don't go away all summer because of it!! 

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