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New products at Crocus

by Sarah - February 3rd, 2010.
Filed under: Crocus, New Products.

New products today at Crocus

pear - double U cordon
pear – double U cordon £64.99
Position: full sunSoil: fertile, well-drained soilRate of growth: slow-growingFlowering period: AprilFlower colour: pure whiteOther features: edible, yellowish green dessert pearsHardiness: fully hardyThis dessert pear tree is covered with pure white flowers in mid-spring, followed by long, yellowish green fruits. The flesh is firm and juicy as well as deliciously sweet. An excellent variety that will grow anywhere, even performing well in colder areas of the UK.Though ‘Conference’ is partially self-fertile, to guarantee a bumper crop of pears plant with another tree from the same flowering group (e.g. ‘Concorde’, ‘Beurre Hardy’ and ‘Williams Bon Chertein’). It is grown on BA29 rootstock, which is semi-vigorous and ideal for dry soils.This pear tree has been grown specifically in a double U cordon shape, which makes it easier to pick and is great for growing against walls, garden dividers or as screening. These trees have been grown for a substantial number of years to form this lovely shape. Garden care: Pears naturally shed a small quantity of the developing fruits in midsummer. After this has occurred thin out the remaining pears, leaving one pear per cluster. Add a high-nitrogen feed in spring.The trees are 90cm wide at the widest point (between the top two U’s) and are about 1.3m tall.

Pink Mist
Pink Mist £47.99
Imagine a country garden shrouded in a soft delicate mist. That is what inspired this Pink Mist Bouquet.White Trachelium nestles amongst strong scented pink Oriental Lilies with soft pink Bouvardia, Spray Roses and flowing white Lisianthus. While dark green spikes of Ruscus complete the bouquet.What you get for your money4 pale pink spray roses3 pink oriental lily4 white Trachelium3 white Lisianthus5 Ruscus4 pink Bouvardia
Spring Awakening
Spring Awakening £37.99
We love this combination.The idea for it came from melting snow in spring.Feathery green shoots of Eucalyptus push through the soft white Dille and snow-white Gerbera. Signs of early spring are heralded by lime green Carnations and yellow Roses.What you get for your money6 white Gerbera5 yellow rose5 stems of dill5 lime green carnations1 bunch of small leaved eucalyptus
Spring Meadow
Spring Meadow £32.99
You can guess our inspiration for this bouquet!Bright green Santini Chrysanths jostle strong yellow Tulips and Roses. Spring blue Iris mirror the heavens while spears of Bear Grass and tips of Salal streak skywards.What you get for your money8 Santini Chrysanthemums6 purple iris5 yellow rose4 Salal leaves1 bunch of Bear Grass
Spring Time
Spring Time £32.99
Full of the exuberance of spring, this bouquet comprises flowers that were all grown from bulbs in Holland. You can feel their energy as the new shoots burst out of the clustered mound of lush green foliage.What you get for your money8 pink Anemone6 purple iris8 white tulip8 yellow tulip5 variegated Pittosporum leaves
Freesia Zest
Freesia Zest £32.99
Freesias are always popular and this is a favourite in the office. It has a beguiling fragrance and there is something joyful about the way the bright spring colours are complimented with lime green Bupleurum lush green Salal tips and spikes of Beargrass.What you get for your money28 mixed freesias4 Buplerum5 Salal leaves1 bunch of Bear Grass
Tulip Medley
Tulip Medley £32.99
Tulip Medley is a lovely Spring confection using 3 bunches of Dutch grown Tulips. Simple hoops of Steelgrass add that special touch to this classic bouquet.What you get for your money10 pink tulips10 white tulips10 purple tulips1 bunch of Bear Grass
Hyacinth and Rose Bouquet
Hyacinth and Rose Bouquet £29.99
These Spring Hyacinths are grown in Holland and will fill the room with beautiful scent for more than 2 weeks. The exceptional blue colour is accentuated by a collar of snow white Avalanche roses and framed with rolled Aspidistra leaves for a perfect finish.What you get for your money5 Blue hyacinths6 Large headed white ‘Avalanche’ roses3 Aspidistra leaves
phyllostachys bamboo
phyllostachys bamboo £27.99
Position: full sun or partial shadeSoil: humus-rich, moist, well-drained soilRate of growth: fast growingLeaves: mid-greenCanes: rich yellowHardiness: fully hardyA spectacular large bamboo with rich yellow canes and mid-green leaves. The canes have unusual green markings giving the appearance that they have been randomly painted by a mischievous child. To guarantee success grow in a site protected from high winds, where the colourful canes can be seen throughout the year. Garden care: Plant in a large container or surround the roots with a non-perishable barrier that restricts the plant’s spread.