Tag: planting guides

  1. How to plant eranthises hyemalis

    Eranthises or winter aconites are a joy to witness in late winter and early spring with their buttercup-shaped flowers and collars of attractive filigree leaves beautifully carpeting the garden floor. Try mixing with other woodland bulbs such as erythroniums, trilliums, snowdrops and wood anemones. They are a great source of early nectar for Read more...
  2. How to plant dracunculi

    Dracunculi vulgaris or dragon arums are particularly striking tuberous perennials bearing a single large maroon-flower with an almost black spadix, enhanced by bold leaves emerging from spotted buds. Sadly, their beauty is not measured by their strong and putrid aroma which is why dracunculi are best planted at the back of the border and away from Read more...
  3. How to plant cyclamens

    Hardy cyclamens produce dainty swept back flowers and ivy to round shaped, often marbled leaves. Beautifully hugging the ground, they will bring interest to the garden in late winter and early spring whilst hederifolium varieties will add a dash of colour in late autumn. They are excellent for planting in a woodland setting or under deciduous Read more...
  4. How to plant chionodoxas

    Chionodoxas or glories of the snow are charming plants native to the eastern Mediterranean region producing clusters of star-shaped flowers in early spring. Particularly suited for the grass border, rockery and woodland garden, these hardy, carefree bulbs will happily naturalise and increase in numbers over the years by shedding seeds. Try planting Read more...
  5. How to plant camassias

    Camassias or quamashes provide a link from the spring bulbs to early summer hardy perennials. Flowering around the same time as alliums, they are especially suited for prairie planting and meadow grass borders — when planting in grass, leave the long strappy leaves for around six to eight weeks before mowing. Camassia Cusickii is usually Read more...
  6. How to plant arums

    Arums Italicum or Italian lords-and-ladies are attractive tuberous perennials originally native to the Mediterranean region. Appearing from the end of March from an underground tuber, its arrow-shaped leaves will fade as creamy white flowers appear in the spring. As these begin to wither from late September, berries will gradually start emerging. Read more...
  7. How to plant anemones nemerosa

    Anemones nemerosa or wood anemones will sparkle in the late winter and early spring sun before the tree canopy closes in. Stunning planted en masse with their pretty daisy-like flowers which will close on dulls days before reappearing as soon as the sun shines, they will provide you a spectactular show while also offering an early source of nectar Read more...
  8. How to plant anemones Coronaria De Caen and St Brigid

    Anemones coronaria or poppy anemones produce bold single (De Caen) or double (St Brigid) flowers above soft rosette of ferny foliage. Naturalising easily, these charming plants will make a stunning effect planted en masse in the garden border or container and will provide weeks of constant supply of cut flowers. Please note that if you cut flowers Read more...
  9. How to plant anemones Blanda

    Anemones blanda or Grecian windflowers produce charming daisy-type flowers above dark green basal foliage. Gradually carpeting the ground as they self-seed, these lovely varieties will provide early nectar to hungry pollinators in late winter. Perfect for the woodland garden, they will happily naturalise under trees and shrubs Read more...
  10. How to plant autumn flowering crocuses

    These gorgeous bulbs will lend a shot of faded colour to your late autumn garden. Their leaves appear after the flowers so let the whole plant die back before tidying or mowing the dead remains. The three varieties need to be planted as follows: Autumn Crocus: Autumn crocus bulbs prefer gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil in Read more...

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