Plant Reviews


Plant Review – 100 Spring Flowering Bulbs

My latest plant review for Spalding Plant & Blub Co. is their pack of 100 Spring Flowering Bulbs which will add colour to your garden through March, April and May. What Do You Get? The pack contains the following bulbs: 20 x Muscari Armeniacum (Grape Hyacinths)which are blue and grow between 10 and 20 cm high 10 x Narcissi Tête-à-Tête (Daffodil) which grow to 25cm 20 x Mixed Alliums which are different colours and varieties and grow to between 15 and 35cm […]


Plant Review – Tulipa ‘Ice Cream’ 1

This review is for Tulipa ‘Ice Cream’ from Spalding Plant & Blub Co. About the Plant Tulips are bulbs and this new variety is a late flowering double approximately 25cm (10ins) tall which, when in full bloom, looks like an ice cream! The outer petals are formed around closely formed inner white petals which look like ice cream within a dark pink cone. The flowers also last well in a vase so will make a wonderful display for your home […]


Plant Review – Ornamental Japanese Burnet

I have teamed up with Spalding Plant & Blub Co. to review a selection of Plants, Blubs and Shrubs over the coming months and years. The first plant I am going to review is Sanguisorba Obtusa or Ornamental Japanese Burnet (Bottle Brush). About the Plant The Japanese Burnet has distinctive pink flowers getting as tall as 100cm (3ft) during July, August and September. The flowers actually look like bottle brushes; hence the common name and an added bonus is that […]