Plants: 20

Latin name Common name Type Description Cultivation Hedging
Agapanthus "Blue Giant" bulb 4ft (1.2m). Clumps of long, narrow basal leaves. Erect stems carry rounded, violet-blue flowerheads in July and August. "Bressingham White" has white flowers. Fully hardy. Sun, moist soil. No
Amaryllis belladonna Belladonna Lily bulb 32in (80cm). Scented, funnel-shaped flowers on purple stem in autumn. Followed by cluster of strap-like, basal leaves. Frost hardy, -5C. Sunny, sheltered site. No
Amaryllis formosissima bulb See Sprekelia formosissima. No
CHIONODOXA genus Glory of the Snow bulb 2-10ins (5-10cm). Long, narrow basal leaves. Flowers carried on leafless stems, shades of white, pink or blue, some with white centres, in spring. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade. Likes humus-rich soil. No
CRINUM genus bulb Around 2ft(60cm). Strap-like leaves. Funnel-shaped flowers. Colours include white, cream or pinkish-red, in summer. Poisonous. Fully hardy to frost hardy. Sun, shelter and rich soil. No
Eucharis amazonica bulb See Eucharis x grandiflora. No
Eucharis x grandiflora bulb 24in (60cm). Evergreen. Clumps of strap-like leaves. Pendant clusters of scented, white flowers, at most times of year. Frost tender, 15C. Partial shade and damp soil. No
Galtonia candicans Summer Hyacinth bulb 4ft (1.2m). Greyish-green, strap-like leaves. Spikes of pendant white flowers. Frost hardy, -5C. Sunny, sheltered position. No
Hippeastrum equestre bulb See Amaryllis belladonna. No
HYACINTHUS genus Hyacinth bulb c. 4-8ins (10-20cm). Narrow, grooved basal leaves. Scented, tubular flowers on central spike, in spring. Colours include white, pink, red and blue. Poisonous. Frost hardy, -5. Sun or partial shade.. No
HYMENOCALLIS genus bulb c.12-32ins (30-80cm). Narrow basal leaves. Flowers are almost daffodil-shaped, white or greenish-white, in winter, spring or summer. Frost tender, 15C, to frost tender, 0. Sun or partial shade, some shelter. No
IRIS genus bulb, rhizome c.3-4ft (8-1.2cm). Long, narrow, chanelled basal leaves. Flowers have 6 petals of which 3 are large and pendent. Colours include white, yellow, pink red and blue, sometimes in combination. Spring or early summer. Poisonous. Usually fully hardy. Sun or partial shade, some species like moist soil. No
NARCISSUS genus Daffodil. bulb c. 3-18ins (8cm-45cm). Long, narrow basal leaves. Trumpet- or cup-shaped flowers, in white or shades of cream, yellow. Poisonous. Mostly fully hardy, some frost hardy -5C. Most prefer sun or partial shade. No
NERINE genus bulb c. 6ins-2ft (15-60cm). Rounded heads of flowers with wavy petals which sometimes curve back. Flowers in autumn before the strap-like, basal leaves appear. Poisonous. Half hardy, 0C, to fully hardy. Sun and sandy soil. No
SCILLA genus bulb c. 2-18ins (5-45cm). Narrow basal leaves. Flowers are flat, star-shaped, in spring, summer or autumn. Colours include white, pink, purple or blue. Half hardy, 0C. to fully hardy. Sun or partial shade. No
Sprekelia formosissima Aztec Lily, Jacobean Lily bulb 14in (35cm). Clumps of basal leaves. A large, deep red flower consisting of three upper petals and three narrow petals below, in spring. Half hardy, 0C. Sun and well-drained soil. Sun and well-drained soil. No
TULIPA genus Tulip bulb c. 2in-26ins (5-65cm). Long, narrow green, or grey-ish green, leaves. Single or double, cup-shaped flowers in late spring or early summer.Colours include white, yellow, pink, red or purple. Poisonous. Mostly fully hardy. Sun. No
Veltheimia bracteata bulb 18in (45cm). Glossy basal leaves. Spikes of pendant, turbular flowers of pinkish purple, speckled with yellow. Frost tender, 10C. Sun and fertile soil. No
Veltheimia undulata bulb See Veltheimia bracteata. No
Veltheimia viridifolia bulb See Veltheimia bracteata. No

Plants: 20