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New products at Crocus

by Sarah - December 5th, 2009.
Filed under: Crocus, New Products.

New products at Crocus

golden-wreath £49.99
Add a touch of glamour to the festive season with this lavish golden wreath. Masses of artificial foliage, which is really hard to tell from the real thing, has been tied onto the sturdy 15″ wire frame, and then adorned with a colour co-ordinated array of goodies. These include sumptuous gold bows, hand tied cinnamon bundles, clove-studded mini oranges, gold dipped artificial foliage and clusters of gold berries. It looks really great and you will be able to enjoy it for many years to come.

traditional-wreath £49.99
This luxury, artificial wreath really looks like the real thing, but you will be able to use it year after year. The foliage is tied onto a sturdy, 15″ wire frame and is adorned with red tartan ribbon tied into generous bows. It also holds clusters of red and claret berries, white berries, red apples, large pine cones and naturally scented cinnamon bundles tied with raffia. It’s gorgeous!
ornamental onion
ornamental onion £6.99
Position: full sunSoil: fertile, well-drained soilRate of growth: averageFlowering period: June to JulyHardiness: fully hardyDense globes of small, star-shaped, lilac-pink summer flowers on towering stems appear in summer above , pale green leaves. This gorgeous ornamental onion – the tallest currently available – is perfect for providing vertical interest in a sunny border. Try it dotted in small groups among ornamental grasses, or as part of a Mediterranean schemeGarden care: Split and divide large clumps in autumn or spring.
montbretia £5.99
Position: full sun or partial shadeSoil: moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soilRate of growth: average to fast-growingFlowering period: August and SeptemberHardiness: frost hardy (needs winter protection in cold areas)Arching sprays of glowing orange, funnel-shaped flowers with a yellow central eye, appear in August and September among handsome, green leaves. This vibrant, bulbous perennial is perfect for a mixed or herbaceous border in a sunny, sheltered site, or as part of a ‘hot’ colour scheme. For maximum impact plant in bold drfits in a sunny, sheltered site with moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil. They make excellent cut flowers.Garden care: Resist removing the faded foliage in autumn and coverthe crown of the plant with bracken or bark chips to protect the plant against frost damage. Lift and divide congested colonies in spring, planting the divided sections 8-10cm (3-4in) deep.