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Price reductions at Crocus

by Sarah - September 25th, 2010.
Filed under: Crocus, Price Reductions.

Crocus has cut the price of these lines

sowbread was £2.99 now £2.49
Position: full sun to partial shadeSoil: humus-rich, well-drained soilRate of growth: averageFlowering period: October to JanuaryHardiness: fully hardybulb size: 20cmWith their pretty, marbled, heart-shaped leaves and upright, fragrant pink or white flowers, these cyclamen have a long season of interest before disappearing below ground over the summer. The flowers of this autumn-flowering cyclamen often appear well before the leaves, which form a pretty carpet after the flowers have finished. Although they are usually planted in shade, these cyclamen originate from the Mediterranean, so are equally happy in sun. Plant them en masse in a woodland setting with ferns and other shade-tolerant plants or around the base of deciduous trees.Garden care: Plant shallowly in humus-rich, fertile soil. Apply a mulch of well-rotted leafmould around the crown of the plants in spring as the foliage starts to die back.

umbrella bamboo
umbrella bamboo was £19.99 now £17.99
Position: full sun or partial shadeSoil: humus-rich, moist, well-drained soilRate of growth: average to fast growingHardiness: fully hardyThis medium-sized bamboo has thin, yellow-green arching canes and a mass of small, soft, mid-green leaves. Its arching habit and fairly speedy rate of growth make it an ideal choice for an informal hedge, and because it is also compact, it makes a lovely, exotic specimen or container plant for small gardens. It is also tolerant of wind and full sun.Garden care: Do not allow to dry out while the plant is getting established. Plant in a large container or surround the roots with a non-perishable barrier that restricts the plant’s spread.
cast-iron-boot-jack was £18.99 now £17.99
Stylish and good-looking, this cast-iron welly jack is ideal for removing any type of footwear with ease. It includes two stiff side brushes to enable your footwear to be cleaned down easily prior to taking them off.Size: height 9 x length 28 x width 22cm