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fragrance and clumps up rapidly. Prefers full sun.'Minnow'Named 'Spring bulb of the year 2011', 'February Gold' has perfectly proportioned, eager-looking little flowers, with swept-back golden petals. It grows up to 30cm tall and it's blooms last for weeks
Spring bulbs look particularly impressive when planted informally in lawns. Many varieties of daffodil and crocus are perfect for growing under turf, and will multiply over the years to produce even bolder displays. For the greatest impact, use a
If you want a spring-flowering display to go on as long as possible, plant separate layers of different varieties of bulbs in one pot. All you need to create a display which flowers in succession is a large pot and a variety of bulbs
Sarah Raven offers video advice on planting eucomis bulbs in a pot, including information on drainage, compost and planting depths.springMore advice on growing exotic plantsCaring for cannas video project with Carol Klein.Growing exotic plants from
as they grow.AdamPlant lily bulbs into terracotta pots, which are more stable in displays.Feed the lilies weekly in summer with a liquid plant food.More advice for growing liliesWatch Chris Beardshaw dividing day lilies in his video project.Dealing with lily
Snowdrops transplant well when they are in leaf and even in flower and the bulbs can also be divided at the same time - a method known as 'in the green'. You can then replant new clumps of snowdrops in other places around the garden; it's a simple
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Several varieties of lily form small bulbils on their stems from late summer to autumn, from which new plants can be propagated. If they fall off the plant, they rarely grow into large plants, so it's best to remove the bulbils by hand and plant
This container is proof that simple arrangements can produce dramatic results. Agapanthus plants produce beautiful sky-blue flowers on long elegant stems throughout the summer months. The plants are easy to grow and thrive in pots. Although it can