Welcome to Broadleigh Gardens

Online  The UK’s leading seller of top quality small bulbs
and unusual perennials.

                          LAST CHANCE SALOON
after 50+ years we are finally retiring and Barr House is being sold! 

Our last  Spring catalogue of Snowdrops, South African plants and iris etc is nearly sold out. We have stopped sales of most herbaceous plants as they are too far advanced to move. We still have some corms and bulbs available.

We have now stopped sales from our 2023 Autumn Store. . We will sell these spring flowering bulbs like tulips, daffodils, crocus etc  again from June 2024. They will continue to be posted from Kent. 

We have stopped selling items from our   Special Bulbs List – of miniature daffs, especially the Alec Gray cultivars,  dwarf bearded iris and Pacific Coast iris etc from the collections grown here in Somerset . If you are interested in any of these leave us a message in case we are still here in the autumn. 

Our display GARDEN is open to visit Mon -Friday.£3 charity donation. 

Based in Somerset, UK, Broadleigh Gardens has been leading the field in the propagation and mail-order retail of small bulbs for over 40 years. We are a Family run business and you can be assured of top quality bulbs from us and a personal service.

As well as a full range of iris, snowdrops, S.African bulbs and woodlanders, we hold the National Collection of Alec Gray hybrids –  miniature daffodils. We also have a historic collection of unusual daffodil varieties and species.

We also offer a wide range of complementary herbaceous plants including hellebores, species iris,  and our stunning range of Broadleigh exotic Pacific Coast Iris.

We produce two online lists a year

  1. Spring Catalogue (available in January) covers items posted in Feb – April (snowdrops, agapanthus, Nerines, Crocosmia, lilies, hellebores and herbaceous perennials). You can place orders from this now. online store,

2. Autumn Catalogue – (printed version available from June) of mainstream tulips, daffodils crocus etc. and our popular pot collections. This store is closed until May

Our specialist list of unusual bulbs grown by us  – most are listed in the back of the spring catalogue , please use the yellow order form or see an extended version online . It covers items posted in August (autumn flowering bulbs) and Sept-Nov (dwarf daffodils, Pacific Coast iris and spring flowering bulbs).

Visit us
Why not come and visit our display gardens and nursery, which are open all year, Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4 pm except Bank Holidays: £2.50 donation to St Margaret’s Somerset Hospice. Our generous visitors have helped us raise over £5,000 for this good cause.

Pre-booked orders can be collected in season, and we have a limited range of plants for direct sales.

Gift Ideas

Our unique and very popular Gift Tokens, drawn and designed by Christine Skelmersdale, make ideal presents for gardeners. Tokens to any value. Order here.