Flowering Bulbs and Corms for UK Gardens

Index of bulbs, tubers and corms commonly grown in English gardens. These bright flowering perennials provide all-year-round interest, especially in early spring and summer.

Spring Bulbs

Bulbs, tubers and corms are relatively inexpensive and one of the easiest of all plants to grow. They can be grown anywhere in the garden, such as hanging baskets, window boxes, pots, containers, in the borders or naturalised in grass or under deciduous trees.

Bulbs and Corms for Winter and Spring Interest

Anemone blanda

Anemone blanda
Windflower

Crocus

Chionodoxa
Glory-of-the-snow

Crocus

Crocus
Spring Crocus

Cyclamen

Cyclamen
Sow Bread

Eranthis hyemalis

Eranthis
Winter aconite

Eranthis hyemalis

Erythronium
Dog's Tooth Violet

Fritillaria

Fritillaria
Fritillary

Snowdrops

Galanthus
Snowdrop

Hyacinths

Hyacinthus
Hyacinth

Iris reticulata

Iris reticulata
Winter Iris

Leucojum vernum

Leucojum
snowflake

Muscari Flowers

Muscari
Grape hyacinth

Narcissus

Narcissus
Daffodil

tulips

Tulipa
tulips

scilla flowers

Scilla
Squill


Bulbs and Corms for Summer and Autumn Interest

Amaryllis Flowers

Amaryllis Belladonna
Jersey lily

Allium

Allium
Onion

Begonia Flowers

Begonia
Annual Begonia

Camassia Flowers

Camassia
Quamash

Colchicum Flowers

Colchicum
Autumn Crocus

Crocosmia

Crocosmia
Montbretia

dahlia flower

Dahlia
 

Gladiolus

Gladiolus
Sword Lily

Lilium

Lilium
Lily

Nerine

Nerine bowdenii
Bowden Lily

Tigridia Flowers

Tigridia
Tiger-Flower