Karin and Chris’s bulb planting pallet

Allium cernuum
"Ladies Leek" or "Nodding Onion"
Rose pink
Late season
Height 45cm
 
Allium cernuum
Allium cernuum
Allium cowanii
Pure white
Early season
Height 35cm
Allium Graceful Beauty
White flowers with contrasting purple stamens
Mid season
Height 30cm
Allium Karataviense Ivory Queen
A pure white Allium with globe-shaped blooms. Usually the foliage of an allium starts to fade as the flower appears. These broad leaves hold their form and colour much longer. Karataviense Ivory Queen grows to 20cm and works well in pots.
Early season
Height 20cm
 

Allium Multibulbosum

The white blooms of multibulbosum make up a large dome rather than a ball shape. Like most alliums bees will love them.

Mid season

Height 45cm

Allium Oreophilum
Allium Oreophilum is a short and delicate flower but packed with deep carmine pink colour. It grows well with Allium Moly.
Early Season
Height 20cm
Allium Unifolium
With bright shell pink umbels, Allium Unifolium is good for both cut flowers and mass planting.
Early Season
Height 30cm
Allium Sphaerocephalon (Drumsticks)

Purple-lilac. An inexpensive way to bring colour and height to your border also popular as a cut flower. Sphearocephalon flowers are also called Drumsticks for their distinctive shape.

 Late season
Height 60cm
Allium Christophii
Very large silver-lilac heads made up from many star-shaped flowers. Christophii look great when the seed heads are dried.
Mid Season
Height 60cm

Tulips

Tulipa Turkestanica
Ivory white with a yellow base. Five or more flowers per stem.
Early season
20cm

Tulip Red Riding Hood

Oriental scarlet with mottled leaves. A real old favourite

Early season

20cm

Tulip Johann Strauss

Ivory white and striped red, Johann Strauss is a good short tulip for early Spring flowering.

Early Season

20cm

Tulip Coquette

Coquette is pure white with large flowers on a sturdy stem. Early white tulip bulbs are currently very popular with garden designers.

Later end of early

35cm

Tulip Couleur Cardinal

Couleur Cardinal is not your average red tulip. A rich, almost velvet crimson darkens towards the base, making this a very distinctive variety.

Mid season

35cm

Tulip Artist
Purple, salmon rose and striped green. With such a mix of colours this tulip is justifiably called Artist. A short tulip, the petals have a slight wave that show off the range of colours.
Mid to late season
45cm

Tulip Ronaldo

An extremely rich and dark tulip, Ronaldo is very popular owing to the deep, near black, purple colour.

Mid to late season

45cm

Tulip Virichic

A vibrant blend of fuschia-pink with a shamrock-green midrib.

Mid to late season

40cm

Tulip Spring Green

Ivory white, feathered green. Perfect for formal schemes and for planting with darker, contrasting colours.

A really popular tulip.

Mid to late season

40cm