Tulip Ballerina 60cm, Late April to May

Tulip 'Ballerina'

Buy Tulip 'Ballerina' from Sarah Raven: A beautiful orange with a sweet scent - Tulip 'Ballerina' is an absolute must in my garden. It's fantastic planted with dark wallflowers or with hesperis matronalis.

Pheasants Eye 40cm April to May Narcissus 'Pheasant's Eye' sarah raven says  is a classic. It is highly scented and late flowering, excellent in a border or grass. For general reliability and all round beauty and scent, it almost always wins our narcissi trials.

Narcissus 'Pheasant's Eye'

Buy Narcissus 'Pheasant's Eye' from Sarah Raven: A classic for general reliability & all-round beauty & scent, it almost always wins our narcissi trials.

Tulip Spring Green flowers late April to May 45cm

Tulip 'Spring Green'

Buy Tulip 'Spring Green' from Sarah Raven: Tulip 'Spring Green' is a classic green and ivory tulip which is very reliably perennial- a really longstanding cottage garden favourite.

Narcissus Pseudonarcissus, native English daffodil, 30cm, March.  Very good for naturalising in grass

Narcissus pseudonarcissus

Narcissus Hawera 18cm April to May

Narcissi 'Hawera' is one of the latest flowering narcissus you can grow. With elegant little primrose yellow flowers and an incredible scent.

Allium Silverspring, 60 - 90cm June to July

Allium 'Silverspring'

I've been on the lookout for a white allium for years, but all the ones I've grown seemed a bit murky and grey to me. Until this one - Allium 'Silverspring' has clear white petals around purple centres.

Dolls Minuet, 65cm, May

Tulip 'Doll's Minuet'

Doll's Minuet viridiflora All the Pinks Tulip Collection

Narcissus 'Actaea' April 40 cm

Narcissus 'Actaea'

Buy Narcissus 'Actaea' from Sarah Raven: Narcissi 'Actaea' is one month earlier to flower than the classic pheasant's eye narcissi - highly-scented and excellent in a border or grass.

Allium purple sensation, 90cm, May to June

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation'

Buy Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' from Sarah Raven: The best all round garden and flower arranging allium that no summer garden is complete without!

Tulip purissima, 45cm, March-April

Tulip 'Purissima'

Tulip 'Purissima' is a fantastic, large creamy tulip, like an early Tulip 'Spring Green'. This is perfect for early spring picking and also brilliant for pots.

narcissus poeticus recurvus - may

One flower/stem. Petal are pure white, disc shaped cup with red, yellow, or green coloring.

narcissus actea - 45cm - april

Large, white, rounded petals surround a tiny yellow cup banded with dark red. A Poeticus variety with a spicy fragrance that& a long-standing favorite.

Narcissus 'W.P. Milner', March to April, 30cm

Narcissus 'W.P. Milner'

Buy Narcissus 'W. Milner' from Sarah Raven: Narcissi 'W. Milner' is one of the best ever daffs for growing right at the front of a border or in a prominent pot. It looks good for months, has handsome foliage and is neat and compact.

Anemone lipsiensis March April 10-15cm

Anemone lipsiensis

Buy Anemone lipsiensis from Sarah Raven: Anemone lipsiensis is my new found favourite early spring bulb, a simple, single anemone for shade or sun in the most perfect unsalted butter creamy-yellow.

Spring Bulbs

tulip barcelona - may- 45cm

Award-winning Tulip 'Barcelona' is one of the most outstanding tulips thanks to its intense fuchsia-purple flower, slightly magenta edged, and strong stem. This tulip creates dazzling harmonies with other flowering bulbs and enjoys a sturdy stem.