Iris Unguicularis. Popular name Algerian or winter-flowering iris. This is an ideal plant for poor soil in hot and dry location, facing south. This is from Oxford Botanic Gardens and is flowering in the depth of November when the rest of the garden is frosted over. A lovely plant which isn’t fussy if you choose the right location.
This variety of Orchid can flower in the depth of winter, but needs a heated conservatory.
A great November flowering Crocus. Delicate petals. Here grown in a heated greenhouse.
Dainty flower of pink.
Snowdrops herald the new spring in early February.
Help provide the first splash of colour in the new year. Hardy and do well under trees.
Hamamelis Mollis. See: Growing Witch Hazel
October Flowering Crocus
- Sativus the Saffron crocus
- Speciosus Albus or Conqueror
- Zonatus -Lavender with a yellow centre.
- Colchicum various
A fragrant yellow flowered shrub. Dark berries follow particularly good on the variety Oregon Grape.