Seasonal Bulbs, Plants & Flowers

By: Guardian Gravecare  05/12/2011
Keywords: flowers, plants, bulbs

We offer a large selection of bulbs, plants and flowers depending on the season. Our specialist grave carers will choose what is most appropriate for your grave, based on the time of year, it’s type, size and location, and any personal preference that you may have from our list below (depending on availability). All of our selections have been carefully chosen based on the appropriateness for UK cemeteries and churchyards.

Here are our favourite choices:

Winter Collection

Snowdrops (Bulbs)
Single Snowdrops. No flowers are more welcome than the snowdrop in the drab winter months.

Snowdrops grow to 10cm (4 inches).

Winter flowering Crocus (Bulbs)
Long before Winter fades, the exquisite blooms peep through to provide welcome spots of colour. Flowering 7.5cm (3 inches) tall during February and March they are very hardy plants

Iris Dwarf Reticulata (Bulbs)
Late winter to early spring sees the arrival of these delicate blooms. Large flowers in lilac to purple shades are produced by this violet scented dwarf variety. Planted in clusters for maximum impact. Height: 10-15cm (4-6 inches).

Winter Flowering Pansy (Plants)
Summer colours even in the depths of winter. Very versatile, they can be planted in any conditions to create a myriad of colour from this long-lived perennial. Chosen for their reliability and superb contrast. Height 15 cms (6 inches).

We recommend these pansies to quickly add colour to the grave.

Primula (Plants)
Winter hardy, vibrant coloured. Flowers protrude from the shiny dark green, ground cover foliage. Height 15 cms (6 inches).

Spring Collection

Daffodils (Bulbs)
Planted in groups where they can be left undisturbed for a beautiful display. Provides a host of flowers in March and April. Height 25-35 cms (10-14 inches).

Anemone - Anemone blanda (Bulbs)
A hardy perennial bulb with a mixture of tasteful colours. It soon creates a carpet of flowers between March and April. Height: 10cm (4 inches)

English Bluebells (Bulbs)
This English Classic has beautiful, distinctive shaped flowers. Height: 35cm (15 inches). Only cultivated stock used. Naturally spreading to form clumps of blue Spring flowers.

Tulip Mix (Bulbs)
Traditional tulip shapes with very elegant pastel shades. Flowers between March and April. Height 35cm (15 inches).

If you prefer different or single colour tulips, please let us know your preference with your order, and we will endeavour to satisfy your request.

Lily of the Valley (Bulbs)
Dainty little bell shaped fragrant flowers, arranged on a short delicate stem. Flowers in May. Highly scented. Botanically known as convallaria. Height: 20-25cm (8-10 inches).

Summer Collection

Wood Anemone (Bulbs)
A vigorous low growing perennial with pale flowers. One of the earliest to flower from April until early Summer. Clump forming. Height: 10cm (4 inches).

Michaelmas Daisy (Plants)
These low-growing Asters have a natural spreading habit. A mixture of pinks, reds, blues or whites. Flowers June through September. Height: 15-20cm (6-8 inches).

If you prefer a single colour (pink/red/blue/white) , please let us know your preference with your order, and we will endeavour to satisfy your request.

Summer Pansies (Plants)
A lovely summer flowering Pansy. A regular favourite. Large flowered, short stemmed in a range of beautiful colours Height: 15cm (6 inches). We choose these pansies for instant summer colour.

Petunia (Plants)
Dwarf compact plants that produce masses of flowers between June and September. Height: 25cms (10 inches).

Begonia (Plants)
Hardy, weather resistant plants which provide season-long large blooms on a uniform, compact and well-branched plant. Height 20-30 cms (8-12 inches).

Keywords: bulbs, flowers, Grave, plants

Other products and services from Guardian Gravecare

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Our Services

A further 5% discount is offered towards any future works undertaken if you can recommend a friend or relative to us who chooses to book one of our Seasoncare, SeasonCare Plus or MonthlyCare tending plans. You may wish to ensure that the grave is looking its best with the addition of a choice of freshly cut flowers which our specialist grave carers will hand deliver to your loved ones final resting place.


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Prices & Discounts

A further 5% discount is offered towards any future work undertaken if you can recommend a friend or relative to us who chooses to book one of our SeasonCare, SeasonCare Plus or MonthlyCare tending plans. Alternatively, why not choose our SeasonCare package where our specialist grave carers visit once per quarter. We accept all major credit & debit cards, personal cheques and standing orders made out to a UK bank.


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Freshly Cut Flowers

You may wish to ensure that the grave is looking its best with the addition of a choice of freshly cut flowers which our specialist grave carers will hand deliver to your loved one's final resting place. Freesias: Usually Available All Year Almost unknown until the 1950s, Freesias are now among the most popular and widely grown cut flowers in the world.


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Order Online

If you have any colour preferences from our listed choices of flowers, bulbs and plants, please let us know and our grave carers will endeavour to help. Our specialist grave carers will chose what is most appropriate for the grave, based on the time of year, its type, size and location. Make sure the grave is always looking it?s best with freshly cut flowers, seasonal plants or bulbs. Now choose the Gravecare package that best suits you.