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Went on a shopping spree for spring bulbs bought from different outlets Morrisons Aldi local market Wye Vale garden centre Hill Top Nursery. Wilko s to share most of them with my youngest daughter.
The ones in the paper bags are an assortment a few black tulips and Butterfly Daffodils and others wish I had them in seperate bags now and asked the girl on our local market stall to write the other names but hopefully if they flower I can look them up.

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What a great selection 3d- your gardens will be very impressive next spring.
The first paper bag seems to have a mixture of daffodils and tulips in it. have you seen actual butterfly daffodils? I haven't - they look interesting!

28 Sep, 2015

 

What a fabulous collection you've bought. I had to look up butterfly daffodils, apparently they are the ones with split coronas, very attractive.
I just love the tulip Angelique, it always stands out for me.
Your garden will be a gorgeous sight come spring.

28 Sep, 2015

 

What is labelled ' Fritillaria' used to be called 'Crown
Imperial' . (This country is going to the dogs.)

28 Sep, 2015

 

You have a great selection there, lovely...

28 Sep, 2015

 

You wont half be busy planting that lot good luck, what a show you'll have next spring lovely .....

28 Sep, 2015

 

Crikey....you've got a lot Dawn.better get planting.
We look forward to the pictures in the spring!

28 Sep, 2015

 

Yes, Diane...that is a crown imperial Frittaliary. They obviously only bother to print the genus name!

28 Sep, 2015

 

http://www.marshalls-seeds.co.uk/
narcissus-butterfly-mixed-daffodil-bulbs
-pid6205.html?gclid=COfklaesmsgCFckSwwodxv
ELcg&gclsrc=aw.ds

Thank you Steragram, only seen them on the carboard photo when buying one of each Steragram but here is a link for you to see hope it works for you.

28 Sep, 2015

 

Thank you Greenfingers the tulip Angelique I have had before but my grandson putting other plant s in must of dug them up so I have bought more this time they shall go in pots most of them so if I move they can come with me.

28 Sep, 2015

 

Thank you Dianebully yes they wanted to scrap the latin name too of all plants I have the orange one so hence me buying the yellow one can't have one with out the other.

28 Sep, 2015

 

Thank you Machaella I have already got lots of tulips in my garden and some daffodils these are for my pots.

28 Sep, 2015

 

Thank you Stripes I am sharing quite a few with my daughter, they will go in pots some mixed with my Lilly s.

28 Sep, 2015

 

Lol Paul all the all the crocus are already in hehe Tulips and a lot of Daffodills will be in pots incase I ever move.

28 Sep, 2015

 

I only ever had an orange one (Frittilaria) at the other garden...never had the yellow. The two colours planted next to each other in big clumps look spectacular.......always reminds me of Beth Chatto's garden...spectacular!

28 Sep, 2015

 

What a collection 3d. I bought the same ones at Morrisons. :0)

28 Sep, 2015

 

Looked at the link 3d - very spectacular, even it they don't really look like daffodils - butterfly suits them!

28 Sep, 2015

 

That's a wonderful selection that you've bought there 3d! It's a great time to get out there and do some planting at the moment... ;o)

28 Sep, 2015

 

Yes I have an orange one Paul the lilly beetle has it the past two years shall have to get that bug spray. Do these double up into clums or just stay single .

29 Sep, 2015

 

Thank you Linda yes Morrisons wa as cvery good as they do the collection packs I got the white collection.

29 Sep, 2015

 

Glad you had a perk Steragram no they d ont look like Dafpdils thought I would try some thing different for a change.

29 Sep, 2015

 

Thank you Petaltracey yes while we have the sun and dry weather for planting.

29 Sep, 2015

 

The one in my garden never made a bigger clump, Dawn but I'm sure they do in some gardens.

2 Oct, 2015

 

Thanks Paul it does say here they grow in clumps after a few years and is best planted on the side so if it rains a lot, stops the top from rotting so now I dont know if to dig it back up.

http://www.gardenseeker.
com/bulbs/fritillaria/fritillaria-main-page.html

2 Oct, 2015

 

Or, you could protect the bulb over the winter, with a mulch of straw or similar!

2 Oct, 2015

 

Thanks Paul I ll give it a go see what happens

2 Oct, 2015

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