Since 1868 de Jager has been producing top quality, top sized bulbs. The large sizes do make an enormous difference, providing bigger flowers, stronger stems, and better naturalisation. Choose from over 700 varieties and transform your garden with scent and colour. Spring Flowering Bulbs now available to order.
Bring the sunshine of the Caribbean to your garden with ‘Calypso’. Originating in Trinidad and Tobago, the upbeat music and dance of Calypso is full of energy and lively rhythm. This tulip variety captures the vivacity of the animated music style with its brilliant red and orange blooms. Beneath the flamboyant flowers is a lush layer of highly decorative, dark green foliage stippled with deep purple markings. ‘Calypso’ arrives promptly to the party, blooming early in the season. Jazz up your spring display by planting the bulbs in patio and balcony containers, window boxes, and along the edges of borders.
Fritillaria Imperialis Aurora.
A fine and stately Crown Imperial with large orange-red flowers.
With soft salmon-rose petals faintly flushed with streaks of raspberry, ‘Apricot Beauty’ glints with a pearlescent sheen and fades to the palest blush. The blooms of this belle are especially long-lasting, both in the garden and in the vase. As well as enjoying a sunny border, this variety is tolerant of partial shade, growing well in the dappled light of an orchard and in front of shrubs. Savour the fruity fragrance of ‘Apricot Beauty’ by filling pots by the door and next to walkways. This outstanding tulip has earned itself the esteemed RHS Award of Garden Merit for its superb performance.
Exhibition Hyacinth Blue Jacket.
RHS Award of Garden Merit.
The shapely buds of ‘Albert Heyn’ appear early in the season, with deep rose-pink petals fading to a soft blush towards the outer edges. Each bloom is overlaid with a subtle lavender lustre which sparkles in the spring sunlight. This Fosteriana tulip will perennialize well in the right position, returning reliably year after year if left undisturbed amongst borders. With beautifully formed flower heads the colour of raspberry bonbons, ‘Albert Heyn’ will also bring high impact to your container displays. Snip a few stems and bring the sweet blooms indoors to add rosy cheer to your home.
Carnival De Rio
Fragrant Hyacinths for Bowls and Bedding Blue Jacket.
RHS Award of Garden Merit.
Flower Border Collection No 1.
6 Tazetta Narcissus, 10 x Red Tulips, 10 x Blue Muscari, 10 x White Chionodoxa and 3 x Blue Hyacinth.
A highly popular, much-admired Darwin Hybrid, ‘Apeldoorn’ is renowned for its superb, oval-shaped flowers held on long, strong stems. The exceptionally large blooms are draped with cherry red petals, lit from below by a golden base and punctuated by a prominent black centre. These striking tulips have a bold presence when planted in sweeping drifts amongst borders, and when arranged an abundant display in large containers. A gentle vanilla scent will add an extra dimension to your enjoyment of ‘Apeldoorn’. With Fosteriana as one its parent varieties, this long-lasting tulip returns well each year as a perennial bulb.
The archetypal, neatly formed miniature daffodil to bring brightness and cheer to your garden, Narcissus ‘Tete-a-Tete’ is a much-loved, well-known variety for good reason. The dainty, canary yellow trumpets are the dearest of garden friends: warm, welcoming, and always brimming with enthusiasm. Highly floriferous, with up to 3 blooms per stem, this superb performer has justly earned itself an RHS Award of Garden Merit. The petite size of ‘Tete-a-Tete’ makes it ideal for containers, and for edging paths and borders where it will naturalise freely and return reliably. Undemanding, carefree, charismatic – a superlative narcissus.
Narcissus ‘Tete-a Tete’also make a charming early spring show, when they are forced into early bloom indoors. Add some moss, a few twigs, and autumn leaves to the potting surface for a naturalistic, woodland display.
Like watching a spectacular sunset over the sea, ‘Cape Cod’ offers an astonishing display of colour. This tulip owes its name to a peninsula in the US, famous for its stretches of sandy beach, lobster rolls, and its easy-going vibe. Echoing the best attributes of its namesake, the ‘Cape Cod’ tulip is characterised by lobster red petals fading to apricot, fringed by a flicker of sunshine yellow. These vibrant blooms are underpinned by fascinating foliage, with grey-green leaves streaked with dark purple veining. This compact variety is ideal for adding a bright pop of colour to containers and along the front of your borders.
Deserving of the Award of Garden Merit from the RHS, tulip ‘Blue Heron’ produces majestic blooms of opulent violet-purple with crystal-fringed, soft lilac edges.
Long, strong stems make this fine tulip a wonderful flower for cutting and adding colour and texture to spring flower arrangements.
Tulip ‘Blue Heron’ looks spectacular in the garden border with rich aubergine and bright orange shades. Perhaps plant with single tulip ‘Queen of Night’ and double ‘Orange Princess’ for a glamorous spring show.
Double Hyacinth Royal Navy.
Double royal blue.
RHS Award of Garden Merit.
Prepared Christmas Hyacinth Blue Pearl.
A thrilling new variety, ‘Affaire’ is a tantalising tulip to set hearts racing. A sport of the more subtle ‘Shirley’, this ravishing temptress is intent on turning heads. With vanilla cream petals accentuated by a flash of deep pink along the feathered edges, each bloom is borne on tall, lithe stems. This mid-season variety will add a touch of glamour to your borders, containers, and floral arrangements. ‘Affaire’ is a flattering companion to other pink and purple flowers, and the bi-coloured blooms make a playful statement when planted alone in clumps. A fantastic tulip for adding a frisson of excitement to your spring display.
Multiflowering Hyacinth Blue.
Huge, lily-like blooms are produced at the top of tall, thick stems from Hippeastrum ‘Ambiance’ during the darkest months of winter. The striking, trumpet-shaped flowers are white with feathered, deep-red stripes and edges – an eye-catching houseplant to brighten any windowsill or enhance a welcoming hallway table.
A vibrant apple-green centre adds freshness and holds a cluster of long, curved stamens.
South African Hippeastrum, commonly referred to as Amaryllis, are often grown to flower at Christmas, and ‘Ambience’ will certainly bring a seasonal feel to the home with its festive colouring and bold looks.
Each bulb will produce two stems, each holding up to 5 spectacular blooms.
Often mistaken for a fragrant, ruffled paeony rather than a tulip, ‘Angelique’ is a romantic-looking, soft-pink paeony-tulip.
The apple-blossom pink blooms open fully during April and May and make stunning cut flowers for pretty spring arrangements. Cut or pull the stems before buds fully open for a long vase-life.
Awarded the prestigious Award of Garden Merit by the RHS, ‘Angelique’ is a remarkable tulip which looks particularly effective when the bulbs are nestled closely together in pots and planted as a drift in the border.
Combine with fellow ice-cream shades for an angelic display, or with dark purple hues for delectable contrast.
Tulip ‘Apricot Parrot’ produces enormous, striking peach blooms to add colourful flamboyance to the late spring garden.
Apricot-pink petals unfurl and gently curl with rippling, feathered edges and green and ivory streaks.
These attention-demanding tulips have been granted an Award of Garden Merit by the RHS and are excellent for cutting and adding a touch of glamour to floral displays.
Plant en masse in garden beds, borders and pots for a spectacular show in May.
Narcissus ‘Bridal Crown’ bears loose clusters of frilled, ivory, and yellow flowers which release a sweet perfume as they open up.
This beautiful, heirloom variety has been awarded a prestigious Award of Garden Merit and is as popular as ever with gardeners, florists, and plant enthusiasts.
Our premium quality bulbs are designed to be forced to flower indoors, during wintertime and require 12 weeks of cool storage after planting before being moved into a warm, bright space to bloom.
The sight of a frothy, dancing cluster of these spring beauties will be sure to raise a smile whenever you see or smell them in your home.
A pretty, thoughtful, and tonal quartet of spring Hyacinths, designed to bring colour and exquisite scent into the home during the depths of winter.
The collection contains varieties ‘Pink Pearl,’ ‘White Pearl,’ ‘Delft Blue’ and the carmine-pink ‘Jan Bos.’
These specially prepared bulbs have been treated to flower earlier than they would outdoors in spring and can be timed to bloom for Christmas. Despatched in September, these superior bulbs are best planted shallow; in bowls and containers of bulb compost, or placed in a special hyacinth vase above water then stored in a cool, dark place. Keep them there until the beginning of December when they can be brought out into the light.
Both ‘Jan Bos’ and ‘Delft Blue’ have been granted a prestigious Award of Garden Merit from the RHS for their exceptional beauty and reliable qualities.
Bright cherry-pink blooms on sturdy stems.
You may well catch the scent of tulip ‘Ballerina’ way before you see her dancing in the garden, as she emits a beautiful, spicy-citrus perfume on warm spring days.
This stunningly elegant tulip blooms in a graceful lily-flowered shape. Long, slender petals curve up and point outwards in zesty, marmalade-orange tones.
A super long-lasting cut flower which adds a stylish look to spring arrangements and bouquets.
Tulip ‘Ballerina’ has been granted a prestigious Award of Garden Merit from the RHS for its all-round excellent performance.
Combine with pastel Aquilegias, Jonquilla ‘Cosmopolitan’ and tulip ‘Black Parrot’ for a tasteful, architectural late spring show. Plant the bulbs densely for an eye-catching effect.
The Blue & White Collection
For a harmonious medley of soft yellows, ivory, and classic blues, The Blue and White Collection is ideal for sophisticated spring container displays.
Combine elegant Tulips and varying heights of Narcissi in delicate shades of lemon-yellow and white, with a frothy frill of dainty, cobalt blue Scilla to enhance the spring tones.
Choose a pot at least 65cm deep and 40cm wide and plant your bulbs in layers, from largest at the bottom to smallest at the top for a bountiful show.
With impeccable white, peony-shaped blooms enveloped by slender, green-streaked sepals, ‘Exotic Emperor’ is the ultimate in regal elegance. Arriving early in the season, the crisp, pure petals encapsulate the freshness of spring. Large flower heads are borne on elongated stems with majestic splendour. This variety boasts exceptionally long-lasting blooms, both in the garden and in the vase for an enduring, chic floral display. Nestle the sizeable bulbs in prominently positioned containers to enjoy them for weeks on end. Planted in borders or amongst grass, ‘Exotic Emperor’ makes an excellent perennial tulip to relish for many years to come.
Fritillaria Imperialis Early Sensation.
The Classic Collection
Special Bulb Collection for Outdoor Pots and Tubs.
15 x Pink Tulips, 5 x Blue Hyacinths, 10 x Iris Reticulata and 10 x Chionodoxa White. For layered planting you will require a container 40 cm (16”) wide and 65 cm (25”) deep.
With its soft lilac blooms, ‘Candy Prince’ resembles the iconic Parma Violet sweet. Each dainty petal is finely etched with deeper purple feathering, enhanced by a backdrop of silver-green foliage. Unlike some of the more gregarious tulips, this variety has a demure, muted air and makes an excellent partner to stronger characters such as ‘Negrita’. Alone, the subtle, pale blooms of ‘Candy Prince’ bring a feeling of cool peace and tranquillity to borders and container displays. Despite its delicate looks, sturdy stems remain robust even in inclement weather. Be sure to snip a few stems to enjoy the calming, pastel shades indoors.
A glamorous, double-petalled cousin of the old garden favourite ‘Tete-a-Tete’, ‘Tete Boucle’ brings the same energy and cheer with an additional flourish. Pointed buds unfurl to reveal sensational, sunshine yellow flowers flaunting a frilled crown at the centre, interspersed with ruffles of tangerine orange. This fancy variety brings a splash of extravagance to the standard dwarf daffodil to enliven your spring display. Belying their chic, delicate appearance is a terrific hardiness and reliability, returning readily year after year. These bantam blooms bring exuberance to container displays and will naturalise easily at the front of a border or amongst the lawn.
Exhibition Hyacinth Blue Trophy
One of the finest early bloomers, Narcissus ‘February Gold’ has earned itself the prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit. You may be lucky enough to spot one or two blooms emerging in February in a sheltered spot, and the cheerful little flowers will proliferate enthusiastically as the season progresses. Pointed, curved petals of canary yellow emanate from a deeper saffron yellow trumpet with frills at the margin. Plant in drifts and fill window boxes and pots by the door to lift the spirits even on a grey day. Kick off the daffodil season in style with these radiant heralds of spring.
With multi-layered petals of multi-tonal pinks, the soft, silken blooms of ‘Foxtrot’ range from pale peach blossom through to deep rose. The classic ballroom dance of the same name is characterised by smooth, flowing movements: likewise, this tulip brings effortless poise and grace to your garden. Blessed with all the lavish beauty of a peony, this Double Early variety has the advantage of an immediate, floriferous display at the beginning of spring. Sturdy stems, large blooms and a compact habit make ‘Foxtrot’ ideal for window boxes, containers and edging borders.
A unique colour rarely found in the floral world, ‘Brown Sugar’ is something like the caramelised sugar on top of a crème brûlée. With petals dipped in a delectable combination of cinnamon and toffee, this tulip is a luscious treat for your garden. The unusual colour makes an intriguing display when planted on its own, and is brought to life by contrasting velvety hues of purple, orange, and red. This variety is further enhanced by a delightfully sweet fragrance for a complete sensory sensation. With its enticing caramel tones and long stems, ‘Brown Sugar’ makes a glorious addition to a bouquet or floral arrangement.
Fringed Tulip Fabio.
Red flowers with a yellow crystalline fringed edge.
Fragrant Hyacinths for Bowls and Bedding Blue Star.
Flower Border Collection.
5 x Blue Hyacinth
5 x Yellow and Orange Narcissus
5 x Yellow Narcissus
10 x Bicolour Tulip Flaming flag and 10 x Mid Season Tulip Negrita
With brilliant, mandarin-red petals edged by a broad blaze of amber, ‘Apeldoorn Elite’ radiates a warm glow to illuminate your spring display. The enormous, long-lasting, egg-shaped blooms are carried on impressively long stems, making them a fantastic cut flower for bouquets and floral arrangements. These Darwin Hybrids make an eye-catching statement when planted in generous groupings amongst borders and in large containers. ‘Apeldoorn Elite’ has proven its prestigious status with the accolade of an RHS Award of Garden Merit, testament to its reliability and high value in the garden.
Flying at full mast, ‘Flaming Flag’ parades the spectacle of its marvellous markings with a flourish. A crisp white background accentuates bold brush strokes on the petals, with feathering of pale periwinkle through to deep mulberry. Blades of handsome, grey-green foliage stand bolt upright, striking a fine figure against the flowers. The bicoloured beauty of this bloom will be enhanced alongside single-coloured tulips which pick out its white and purple tones. This splendid variety is an outstanding accent amongst borders and containers. The sturdy stems and remarkable patterning of ‘Flaming Flag’ make it a lavish cut flower to fill vases around the house.
Double Hyacinth Snow Crystal.
Prepared Christmas Hyacinth Delft Blue.
Soft lilac blue.
RHS Award of Garden Merit.
Multiflowering Hyacinth Pink.
Tulip ‘Belicia’ produces stems of multiple fancy blooms which will billow in the spring breeze like the plumes of a cavalier hat. The stunning feather-like petals emerge in a soft shade of primrose yellow, edged in carmine, and fade to raspberry-rippled ivory.
The show-stopping bouquet-flowering Tulips are an arresting sight when planted to bloom in wide swathes in the border. Plant taller tulips such as the rich and plummy ‘Black Hero’ and elegant ‘Queen of Night’ behind for complimentary colour and texture.
Batalinii Bright Gem
The primrose yellow flowers of the Species tulip ‘Batalinii Bright Gem’ are perfectly illuminated by warm spring sunshine, highlighting the streaks of amber and apricot which suffuse the petals. This dainty jewel features fine, silvery foliage, enhancing the brightness of the blooms. Despite their petite size and delicate leaves, Species tulips are resilient and truly perennial, happily naturalising amongst grass and in borders. ‘Batanii Bright Gem’ tulips are equally effective dotted in containers, where you will be able to admire their bantam beauty close at hand. Flowering slightly later than other Species varieties, this charming Heirloom tulip will extend your display throughout spring.
Chinese Sacred Lily
Narcissus ‘Chinese Sacred Lily’ is a tazetta species of daffodil, mainly grown for its wonderful, honeyed-citrus fragrance.
Each stem produces a cluster of up to 10 delightful flowers with creamy-white petals and a tiny yellow cup.
Perfect for forcing to flower indoors during winter, the bulbs require around 12 weeks of cool storage after planting before being moved into a warm, bright space where they will bloom after 3-4 weeks.
Believed to bring good fortune for the year ahead if it blooms during Chinese New Year, the ancient Chinese Sacred Lily is thought to have been brought to China via the Silk Road over 1200 years ago, perhaps for medicinal purposes, and can be found growing wild in China, Japan, and Korea.
A classic trio of soft pink, blue, and fresh white Hyacinths - perfect for adding colour and perfume to indoor spaces during winter.
These specially prepared bulbs have been treated to flower earlier than they would outdoors in spring and can be timed to bloom in the home for Christmastime.
In early autumn, these bulbs should be planted shallow, in your favourite containers and in pots of bulb compost or placed in a hyacinth vase above the water. Then store in a cool, dark place until the beginning of December when they can be brought out into the light.
Bud-loaded stems will rapidly elongate, before bursting into bloom and releasing a wonderful fragrance into the air from their tiny, frilled bells.
Blooming in shades of salmon and rose, flushed with dark green and muted purple, the pointed petals of tulip ‘Artist’ look as though they have been painted with the sweeping strokes of an artist’s brush.
These unique Heirloom tulips are long-lasting and return every spring for years to come, unlike many modern tulip varieties. The stems are not especially long, so plant near the front of the border and fill your pots to ensure ‘Artist’s exceptional beauty is not overshadowed by taller plants.
Vivid orange flowers flushed with shades of pink and yellow.
A distinguished tulip for the late spring garden, ‘Black Parrot’ dramatically flaunts feathered, undulating petals of velvety rich-maroon as it unfolds.
Tall stems make this RHS award-winning tulip perfect for cutting. The handsome blooms are long-lasting both in the garden and in the vase, twisting, curling and lightening to a swirling palette of plum shades as it opens and develops.
The dark, beautifully laciniated flowers look even more striking planted next to more simple-shaped tulips, either in similar tones or contrasting colours. We love it brushing up against the fragrant orange, lily-flowering tulip ‘Ballerina’.