Well, not that far. But cold is a relative thing and a winter here in Taranaki remains full of flowers. £11.18 £ 11. It has taken us some years to learn to manage this. There are few other businesses that offer such a range of Snowdrops for sale. Given that, we are deeply relieved as each year it proves itself again as a garden plant and a superior daphne which will stand the test of time. Snowdrops will reach 4 to 6 inches in height and should be planted 2 to 3 inches apart. Equally fragrant are the daphnes in full bloom. It is well known to be another plant which resents being dried out and, therefore, prefers to be moved in full growth in the spring. W & S Lockyer are an independent family run nursery selling snowdrops for collectors. Shop our collection of snowdrop bulbs (also known as glanthus). Woodchippings is a small nursery, run by Richard Bashford and Valerie Bexley. Visitors are welcome by appointment. The bright pink ‘Early Dawn’ is well finished, white ‘Fragrant Pearl’ still has a few blooms but the main specimen plant needs some attention (a bit more judicious pruning and more light – it has flowered better in the past). By the time we arrive home, we should have the first colour showing on Magnolia Vulcan and M. campbellii should be in full bloom in the park. So not a garden or plants-focused visit but I am sure we will find matters botanical of interest on the way. Carolyn’s Shade Gardens is run by Carolyn Walker, in Pennsylvania, USA. Email: ivycroft@homecall.co.uk. If you're looking for the best New Zealand Flowers, New Zealand bulbs, our nursery has been providing the largest assortment of quality bulbs and flowers for over 60 years. Obviously, if you plant at greater spacings, you can cover a larger area but you will wait longer for the carpet effect. Snowdrops glistening in the winter sunshine. Just ‘across the ditch’, as we say, in Australia. With added lemons. Telephone: 01423 358791. As I progressed on my white flower assemblages, often having to pick the flowers because it has been raining or windy, I began to feel positively bridal despite the winter chill. Telephone: 01206 822007. This is just as well; each pleated leaf is about one and a half metres long and I don’t fancy moving it. Here’s a link to Beth Chatto Plants & Gardens Snowdrop List, which includes: Galanthus ‘Washfield Colesbourne’, Galanthus ‘Magnet’, and Galanthus elwesii ‘Cedric’s Prolific’. In addition, a limited number of snowdrops from Lady Erkine’s snowdrop collection are also available, including Galanthus ‘Lapwing’ and Galanthus ‘Mrs Macnamara’. Their combination of delicacy and toughness will lift the heart of any gardener when they would rather stay inside with a nice cup of tea. The first deciduous magnolia of the season to open is always M. campbellii. They are dead easy to do, store for many months in the fridge and are very tasty as a flavour addition. For all the details and to view Cambo’s full snowdrop range, please click here. It is the culmination of many years of collecting, maintaining, cosseting, twin scaling and nurturing that Alan Street, the head nurseryman at Avon Bulbs, has put into the collection. Promotion Available. This nursery stocks 350 different snowdrop varieties, including: Galanthus elwesii ‘Wessex Titan’ and Galanthus koenenianus, and many other super snowdrops. By this time, I found my eyes being drawn to colour and red blooms were demanding my attention. No garden should be without them: they are perfect companions for hellebores, cyclamen, winter flowering shrubs or heathers. Next is Rose Flower Carpet White (does it ever stop blooming?) For example, if your bulb is 40mm long, plant the top 40mm under the soil. Galanthus nivalis (Scharlockii) TCH0110 £ 40.00. I love snowdrops. Some, like lachenalias and babianas, are happiest in warmer parts of New Zealand, while others – including snowdrops and tulips – do best further south. Email: edulisnursery@gmail.com. There is such a word as a “galanthophile” – one who is obsessed with the genus but you would have a hard job earning that epithet here in the mid north. Galanthus ANGLESEY AURORA - rare collector's snowdrop. If you wish to grow snowdrops in your garden, then I want to make your dreams come true and help you to find the best places to purchase these wonderful plants! The couple specialise in their own selections, which include varieties such as: Galanthus ‘Ivy Cottage Corporal’, Galanthus ‘Homersfield’, Galanthus ‘Pearl Drops’, Galanthus ‘Sweetheart’, Galanthus ‘Bluestreak’, Galanthus ‘Fox Farm’, and Galanthus ‘Rainbow Farm Early’; as well as snowdrop plants that originated at Anglesey Abbey. It also takes eleventy thousand more bulbs than you think it will. Email: sales@macplants.co.uk. Telephone: 610-525-4664 Email: carolyn@carolynsshadegardens.com. Galanthus elwesii and Galanthus ‘S Arnott’ are the most reliable performers in our conditions. Snowdrops are often offered for sale ‘in the green’, where the snowdrops are still flowering, or the flowers are just going over but the leaves are still fresh and green. I spotted Galanthus plicatus ‘Sarah Dumont’, Galanthus ‘Cinderine’, Galanthus ‘Hoverfly’, Galanthus ‘White Perfection’, and Galanthus elwesii ‘Rosemary Burnham’ among their snowdrop offerings. This particular plant is a nursery relic, by which I mean that it was not planted in this position. While we need passports to travel to Australia it never feels overseas as further, oft more exotic, destinations do. They multiply satisfyingly well and we are on a mission to spread these charmers in huge swathes throughout the garden. Depending on the time of year, snowdrops can be purchased online either as dormant bulbs or as snowdrops in the green. Most Galanthus do well in part shade beneath deciduous trees and can also be grown in pots or containers. New Arrivals; On Sale; Other Plants; Uncategorized; Galanthus nivalis (Scharlockii) TCH0110 . What northerners often call snowdrops are not. SPRING PLANTED BULBS AND SNOWDROPS WILL BE AVAILABLE TO ORDER FROM JANUARY 2021. We have just posted our new 2021 bulb sale catalogue on the website. Included in their catalogue are American snowdrops ‘Potter’s Prelude’ and ‘Standing Tall’, which Carolyn’s Shade Gardens introduced to the trade, and ‘Xmas’, which they selected and introduced. West Cork Bulbs. I was playing around with white camellia blooms because I had been reminded of our love affair with white flowers in this country. Doryanthes palmeri or giant spear lily. Margaret passed away in 2017 but Len still works every day in the nursery, looking after all our cut flower packing and shipping. To receive Ian Christie’s Snowdrop List and discover the snowdrops he has available this year, please email, ianchristie@btconnect.com. I would find a monochromatic garden soon palled but the colours  will have to wait for another day as I end with the simple perfection of Camellia Superstar below. Email: mail@harveysgardenplants.co.uk. Last 30 days; Last 90 days; 100 X Common Snowdrop Bulbs - Galanthus nivalis - Eurobulbs - Grown in The UK - Freshly Lifted - in The Green – in Stock Now – Free Delivery - Dispatched Royal Mail 1st Class . GALANTHUS WORONOWII BULBS GIANT SNOWDROPS EVERY YEAR FIRST FLOWER THIS SPRING. W & S Lockyer offer a variety of snowdrops, including: Galanthus ‘DIng Dong’ and Galanthus ‘Fieldgate Forte’. Margaret was a kiwi girl born and bred in Palmerston North. Avon Bulbs is an award winning nursery that offers a huge range of beautiful snowdrops, including a selection of Collector’s Snowdrops, which are all grown at Avon Bulbs’ nursery by Alan Street and his team. Nothing signals spring like the first bulbs coming into bloom. It is a blurring of the edges in gardening, exploring how far we can replicate the simple charm of wildflowers but in a managed situation. We have many trees in fairly open situations where it is possible to establish easy bulbs beneath. Mac Plants offer snowdrops for sale, including Galanthus elwesii ‘Fred’s Giant’, Galanthus ‘Desdemona’, and Galanthus ‘Little Ben’. How to Plant Beautiful Bottle Gardens and Terrific Terrariums! The ice photo is from a water trough on the coldest part of the property. Matt sells a wide range of beautiful snowdrops, including: Galanthus nivalis ‘Orange Star’, Galanthus nivalis ‘Das Gelbe Vom El’, Galanthus elwesii ‘Godfrey Owen’, and Galanthus elwesii ‘Ice Bear’. Here is a link to Carolyn’s Shade Gardens’ 2021 catalogue: https://carolynsshadegardens.com/2021-snowdrop-catalogue/. Snowdrops and the little reticulata irises start flowering in winter, followed by crocuses and other treasures. First published in the Waikato Times and reprinted here with their permission. £9.95 £ 9. For several years after we first released it, we used to be able to track it flowering down the country by the phone enquiries. It’s important to buy quality snowdrops from reputable suppliers, firstly to ensure that you receive the snowdrop variety that you’ve purchased, and secondly to avoid purchasing bulbs that have been taken from the wild. Browse our range of snowdrops and summer flowering bulbs for planting in the Spring. Mark has bred other plants that are showier and more spectacular (especially the magnolias), but this obliging daphne represents a breeding breakthrough in some aspects and may well end up as the one he is best known for internationally. Even bulk buying a couple of hundred bulbs is not going to create much of a carpet in the short term. He had given up hope that it would work but lo, there are rewards for patient gardeners and the older we get, the more patience we seem to be developing. The triumph of experience has been getting grassy banks with dwarf narcissi and snowdrops naturalised. Andrew and Anita’s snowdrop list becomes available in December each year. Email: info@colesbournegardens.org.uk. Delivered direct from the Grower to your door. Every year, (from January until April) Cambo Gardens supply customers with standard snowdrops in the green, that are distributed from snowdrops grown in their woodlands on the Cambo Estate. Bulbs Direct is a tight knit family owned and operated business growing and supplying home gardeners with the best quality flowering bulbs year round. Name and Email fields are required. Galanthus bloom in early spring and prefer a humus rich moist soil in part shade. A family-run nursery supplying rare, high quality Galanthus, Erythroniums, bulbs and plants via mail order. Click here for the Rainbow Farm Snowdrops 2021 Catalogue/Price List. Add a top dressing of compost each year when they are dormant. Coral Charm. 4. New Season; All; Bare roots Peonies Dahlias West Cork Bulbs. 18. It is just that all three of our children live in Australia these days and we are all joining the celebration of the second birthday of our only grandchild. The frosts have dealt to the Dahlia imperialis alba this week and Luculia ‘Fragrant Pearl’ is passing over, but there is plenty of white in evidence. Magnolias and snowdrops mark the passing of winter into spring. We are New Zealand's Premium online flower bulb store! £15.80 £ 15. You can view the full range of snowdrops offered by Harveys Garden Plants, here. Plant in shaded well drained but not dry soil. Michael Myers is a snowdrop expert from North Yorkshire. Jackie Williams runs Triffids Nursery in Somerset. Then the small flowers are Camellia transnokoensis  which we rate highly as a small leaved, miniature flowered species which we are using as hedging. For orders: Mon-Sat 8am-10pm, Sun 9am-10pm For Customer Services: Mon-Fri 1pm-5pm Bluebells, hyacinths, tulips, snowdrops, anemones, daffodils and fritillarias (snakesheads) are ideal for planting in woodlands because they love the shade. I am hoping the flowers will open in the next week or so. To get a quick result using large bulbs like daffodils or bluebells, planting at one every 10 square centimetres means 100 per square metre. Telephone: 01691 655824. The Broadhursts’ snowdrops do not all originate from Anglesey Abbey, as is often assumed. Carrying a tray of Nerine pudica, in case you are wondering (which I admit I planted in the rockery, not in meadows). Telephone: 01954 251555 Email: info@monksilvernursery.co.uk NB: Please include a telephone number with all email enquires. Finally today, I headed out into the chill to find the white evergreen azaleas, the very first of the new season’s michelias (deliciously fragrant) and white hellebores. Welcome to NZBulbs, New Zealand's largest and best mail order and online bulb supplier. Here’s a link to see the full range of snowdrops offered by Crocus. We were delighted this year to see Cyclamen hederafolium showing its colours where Mark had scattered fresh seed several years ago. NZ Gardener Facebook Telephone: 01651 821596. It is also a different genus, being a leucojum. You can view the full range of snowdrops available from Morlas Plants, here. You can view the full list of snowdrops offered by Pottertons Nursery, here. It is worth having in a large garden because it will take your breath away for two or three weeks in late July and early August but smaller gardens probably need trees with a longer season. Selecting bulbs that will cope in our conditions has been trial and error. You can view the full range of snowdrops available, here. While I love the place we live, I have been missing the stimulus of travel this year. They charge a small fee for postage to the UK and Europe. CONTACT US. Proper snowdrops are much smaller and prettier. To do this, Mark spent some years establishing the native grass, microlina. But it is not. Customers can purchase around 450 different varieties of snowdrops from Bruckhills Croft. The Beth Chatto Plants & Gardens Nursery sell snowdrops online. FREE Delivery. I suspect it may derive from a sense of social envy – Sissinghurst’s white garden has a lot to answer for here in the antipodes. For, Mark reasoned, how much better to have a hedge that has pretty flowers which make a contribution to the ecosystem by feeding birds and insects. Snowdrop plants can also be purchased from one of Bruckhills Croft’s open days. Our bulbs are lifted daily so they spend the minimum of time out of the ground. They have been particularly good this season. We grow a number of different daphnes but a fair amount of them are our own ‘Perfume Princess’. 80. Preserved lemons – the liquid is opaque because some of the salt has yet to fully dissolve. Smaller fruit fit in the jar better. Michael has been growing snowdrops for over 37 years and sells snowdrops via his mail order catalogue. Below is the Himalayan daphne,  Daphne bholua  , which has the sweetest perfume of any daphne we know but suffers from scruffy growth and badly behaved habits of suckering and seeding. Email: bulbs@jacquesamand.co.uk. We offer high quality, correctly named mail order Galanthus in the green during January to March and as dormant bulbs during July and August. Then dig a hole next to your trees. Telephone: 01635 578113. Dahlia Decorative 'Arabian Night' 1 Bulb Pack. Email: hello@cambogardens.org.uk. Email: office@bethchatto.co.uk. I worked this out because I was planting a little mixed area. Morlas Plants are a family run, mail order nursery, based in Oswestry, Shropshire. Each year, Joe publishes a Snowdrop List. Jacques Amand International, The Nurseries, Clamp Hill, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 3JS. Len emigrated from Holland in 1954 and it didn't take long for him to put down roots and call New Zealand home. Anne grows great quality snowdrops which she has propagated herself at her nursery; including Dryad Nursery’s own home-grown cultivars, as well as other lovely and rare snowdrops. Snowdrops are one of the few bulbs where the standard advice is to lift and divide in full growth – usually straight after flowering although there is no reason why you can’t do it when they are dormant. Regular price €3.99 View. New; New Arrivals. New Arrivals. What northerners often call snowdrops are not. The Montanoa bipinnatifida has passed over and the monarch butterflies have moved onto an obscure michelias species that is flowering. Undeterred, he is trying some hybridising to see if he can get some variety but these projects, you understand, never yield instant results. New and exclusive varieties added every season. Email: info@peternyssen.com. Telephone: 0161 7474000. Are there any bulbs more charming than proper English snowdrops? Fall bulbs are now in stock! Good drainage. I prefer to make salted limes but the lime tree is having a year (or two) off fruiting. Except that they are not English at all, having been introduced from Europe where they have a wide distribution. Arnott’, Galanthus ‘Lady Beatrix Stanley’, and Galanthus nivalis f. pleniflorus ‘Pusey Green Tips’. 4 bids. Jacques Amand International sell some beautiful varieties of snowdrops in the green, including: Galanthus ‘S. Because we lack the chilly temperatures and snow here, we are limited in the range of galanthus that we can grow well. July is our bleakest winter month here. Email: sales@northgreensnowdrops.co.uk. 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