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Price reductions at Crocus

by Sarah - May 15th, 2009.
Filed under: Crocus, Price Reductions.

Reduced price on items today at Crocus

small scabious
small scabious was £6.99 now £3.99
Position: full sunSoil: well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soilRate of growth: averageFlowering period: June to AugustFlower colour: pale lemon yellowOther features: the flowers are highly attractive to butterflies and bees and make a pretty cut posy.Hardiness: fully hardyThe delicate looking creamy lemon coloured flowers are held aloft on wiry stems throughout summer, adding a sense of movement and lightness to mixed or hebaceous borders. A firm favourite in cottage garden schemes, they also look good in prairie style planting. Garden care: Protect young plants from slug damage using environmentally friendly slug pellets or beer traps. Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering and cut back in autumn to maintain tidy habit and form. It is worth keeping in mind that these plants are biennial or short lived perennials.

hotspot-olympic-torch was £29.99 now £19.99
This fantastic stainless steel, gas-flame torch on a 2m spike, uses a blow-torch gas cylinder (available from most DIY stores) that lasts for about 8 hours.Please note: Though the photograph shows two torches they are in fact sold separately