How to plant bluebells in grass

By planting bluebells in grass, you'll be rewarded with a gorgeous haze of blue. Monty Don demonstrates how to do it.

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Bluebells look wonderful growing in drifts in woodland. Find out how to create this effect in your own garden with this short video guide. Monty Don explains what conditions they need, how deep to plant the bulbs, and how to create a natural-looking colony in grass. He also explains the difference between our native English bluebell (Hyacinthoides non-scripta) and the larger, more robust Spanish species (Hyacinthoides hispanica).