Perfect For Pots
Pots and containers bursting with flowers are the perfect way to brighten up your patio and other outdoor spaces. Just a few well-placed containers can transform any space, large or small.
These are just a few of our favourite bulbs that are “Perfect for pots “
These flowers have bright yellow petals, and orange cups. Narcissi Jetfire flowers in March/April. Plant these bulbs in a bright area. For added impact plant alongside purple crocus.
Crocus Blue Pearl
These stunning crocuses are early flowering (February/March). The light blue fragrant flowers look great when planted in clusters in small pots. They are hardy and resilient so ideal in any garden setting.
Flowering from late February to early April, Iris Reticulata is a stunning plant that is long lasting. These fragrant flowers are a beautiful violet-blue with distinctive yellow and white markings.
Hyacinth Delft Blue
These star-shaped flowers are a stunning porcelain-blue colour. These flower in the late winter, (January/ February) These fragrant flowers make a great addition to pots, making them ideal for patios.
Tulip Calgary is late flowering (April/May). These beautiful ivory white flowers have a traditional tulip-shaped and are perfect for pots at 20cm tall. Plant amongst dark tulips containers for a bold display.
Allium Graceful Beauty
Graceful Beauty has sparkling white flower with lilac stamens. These bulbs flower from April/May and grow best in full sun and well-drained soil but will tolerate poor soils. They are perfect pollinating insects and bees.
Narcissi Tete a Tete
These have bright yellow multi -headed flowers. Narcissi Tete a tete flowers in March/April. Plant these bulbs in a bright area. For added impact plant alongside Muscari Armeniacum . This is a real garden classic that grows well.
For the best results choose bulbs that are ideal for the conditions of your patio. You should consider the level of maintenance you can commit to, and the amount of sunlight in each area. If your patio has 6 or more hours of sun light this is classed a full sun, anything less is partial sun.
Keeping your pots healthy
Maintain an even water supply and ensure good drainage.
Just because it has rained your pots may still need watering. Rainwater does not always reach the roots.
Use a high-nitrogen liquid fertiliser if plants look yellow or tired.
Good Luck and don’t forget to tag us in your picture on social media.