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Price reductions at Crocus

by Sarah - September 29th, 2010.
Filed under: Crocus, Price Reductions.

Crocus reduced the price on this product today

crown imperial
crown imperial was £5.99 now £2.49
Position: full sunSoil: fertile, well-drained soilRate of growth: averageFlowering period: May and JuneFlower colour: yellowOther features: the flowers have an unpleasant ‘fox-like’ odourHardiness: fully hardyClusters of striking, bright yellow, bell-like flowers on sturdy stems are topped with a ruff of leaf-like bracts in May and June . These imposing and long-lasting bulbs look fabulous emerging from a sunny, well-drained herbaceous border. After flowering remove the ripening leaves – left in place the seedpods provide sculptural interest for several months.Garden care: Plant 20cm (8in) deep from September to November in fertile, well-drained soil, taking care not to damage the fragile bulbs. To minimise unnecessary disturbance use a marker indicating where the bulbs have been planted.