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Cultivation of Iris reticulata

At this time of the year a number of Iris reticulata hybrids are either emerging or in flower. Through our experience we have observed that these bulbs appear to prefer a well drained soil mix that contains a fair amount of grit and pebbles and a low percentage of...

Origin of Raithby

We are quite often asked about the origin of our business name. We can understand why this issue is raised because it is not your average run of the mill business name such as Plants R Us or XYZ Rare Plants Nursery.  The name comes from James Andrew Raithby Hoodless...

Plant Orders

Our main activity is mail order and this service is available from mid-April until the end of October.

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