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Price reductions at Crocus

by Sarah - June 24th, 2009.
Filed under: Crocus, Price Reductions.

Price cut on this product at Crocus

bupleurum was £5.99 now £4.99
Position: full sunSoil: reasonably fertile, well-drainedRate of growth: fastFlowering period: June to SeptemberOther Features: the flowers make long lasting cut flowersHardiness: hardy, short lived perennial or annualRelated to the ever-popular Astrantias, this is an attractive an unusual plant, which will thrive in any well drained soil as long as it gets lots of sun. The small yellow flowers are often tinged red and are surrounded by a ruff of greenish yellow bracts, which are often stained with rusty red. These appear in cluster on top of upright stems in summer and attract a host of insects. They are generally short-lived, but will self-seed freely in the right spot.Garden care: Avoid cutting back the flower stems if you want them to set seed. Alternatively the flowers make long lasting additions to bouquets and indoor arrangements.