The crocus is essentially known as a Spring flowering bulb, although some varieties can flower in Autumn and Winter. The Spring crocus flowers February to April and the Autumn crocus flowers August to October. All crocus have wine glass shaped flowers and very narrow leaves. Crocus flowers in many different colours. They generally grow in clumps … Read more

Winter Aconite

Winter Aconite (Eranthis) is a Winter flowering tuber. It flowers from January to March. The Winter Aconite has a yellow buttercup shaped flower and is surrounded by a collar of ruffled green leaves. The plant grows to a height of 2-3 inches. The tubers can be planted in August and September. The Winter Aconite can be planted in … Read more


Snowdrops (Galanthus) are late Winter flowering bulbs. They grow throughout January until March. Snow and frost does not hinder their growth. Snowdrops have small white flowers on a green stem. They grow in clumps to a height of about 6 inches. The bulbs can be planted in early Autumn (September/October). They prefer moist fertile soil and can be positioned … Read more