Can you buy bluebell plants?

Can you buy bluebell plants?

We sell the true cultivated British bluebell, not the chunkier, unscented Spanish garden form, and you can buy bulbs in the green ready to plant out in spring, or dry bulbs that should be planted in autumn ready for the following year.

Are bluebells out yet 2022?

This is usually from mid-April until mid-May but will vary slightly depending on how cold and damp the late winter and early spring has been. The first bluebells are usually seen in the far south of the country and then the blooms will spread north in a fragrant wave.

Is it illegal to pick bluebells in UK?

Since 1998, through the listing of the native bluebell on Schedule 8 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act (1981), it has been illegal for anyone to collect native bluebells from the wild for sale.

When can you buy bluebells in the green?

Bluebells not flowering: Bluebells grown from seeds and bulbs may need five years or more before they produce flowers. We suggest you buy β€œin the green” bluebells or bulbs that are 3-4 years old if you want to see flowers sooner.

When can I buy bluebells?

You can buy bulbs either in spring ‘in the green’ (during active growth) when it is believed they are more likely to establish successfully, or as dry bulbs at other times of the year. Buy bluebell bulbs at any time of year.

Do bluebells grow back every year?

Do bluebells flower every year? Bluebells are perennials which means they flower annually. They spend the spring soaking up energy from the sunshine and store the energy in their bulb over winter, waiting to bloom again.

What month do bluebells come out?

Bluebells usually flower from late March to early May, but it does vary from year to year. They are one of the last spring flowers to bloom before the woodland canopy closes up and new leaves block out the sunlight. If spring is mild, bluebells respond by flowering earlier.

Can you walk on bluebells?

This spring, what better place to start than one of the most thrilling things you can do in the British countryside: walk among bluebells. Some time in the next few weeks – usually around mid-April – the first bright bluebells will unfurl in our woodlands, creating one of the great spring spectacles.

Can I pick bluebells in my own garden?

Bluebells are legally protected and it is against the law to dig them up from the wild.

What is the penalty for picking bluebells?

Picking bluebells, along with most other wild flowers, fruit and foliage, is not generally an offence, although there might be associated access and ownership issues relating to where the plants are growing (Theft Act).

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Can you plant bluebells in pots?

Bluebells look stunning when planted in containers. Be sure to use good quality potting mix and choose a pot with good drainage holes. After flowering you can remove the bulbs and plant them somewhere in your garden where they’ll pop up again next year.

Can you buy bluebell bulbs UK?

English Bluebell Outdoor Scented Flower Bulbs with First Year Flowering Guarantee and Year After Year Multiplying, 60 x English Bluebell Bulbs by Thompson and Morgan.

What month do you plant bluebells?

When do you plant bluebell bulbs? The perfect time to plant bluebell bulbs is in the early autumn (September/October time). Plant bulbs at least 10cm deep and 10cm apart, and make sure that the pointed end is facing upwards.

Do bluebells spread?

Bluebells can spread rapidly. They seed freely and often hybridize when grown together. The bulbs can also persist in garden compost heaps.

How long do bluebell blooms last?

The peak stage, when the areas where they carpet the forest floor look like a sea of blue, will last only about three weeks, according to University of Wisconsin Horticulture Division of Extension(Opens in a new window). While in bloom, bluebells have plenty of visitors, and not just the human variety.

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What do bluebells symbolize?

In the language of flowers, the bluebell symbolises constancy, humility and gratitude.

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Can I pick bluebells in my garden?

The bluebell is protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act (1981). This means digging up the plant or bulb in the countryside is prohibited and landowners are prohibited from removing bluebells from their land to sell.