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New products at Crocus

by Sarah - December 5th, 2013.
Filed under: Crocus, New Products.

Crocus has these new items today

Black  large super absorbent wetgard doormat

Black large super absorbent wetgard doormat £21.99
These large super absorbent Wetgard mats are simply the best doormats for inside of doors and in hallways. The highly absorbent blotting paper effect literally sucks the mud and water from boots and paws, additionally they are very useful floor coverings beneath sinks in the kitchen or utility rooms. They come in a range of colours each made up of different shades. This gives you an attractive flecked look that disguises the dirt better than a single block of colour. Machine washable cotton pile Low profile ‘no-trip’ PVC backing Size: 90cm x 60cm

Brown - large super absorbent wetgard doormat

Brown – large super absorbent wetgard doormat £21.99
These large super absorbent Wetgard mats are simply the best doormats for inside of doors and in hallways. The highly absorbent blotting paper effect literally sucks the mud and water from boots and paws, additionally they are very useful floor coverings beneath sinks in the kitchen or utility rooms. They come in a range of colours each made up of different shades. This gives you an attractive flecked look that disguises the dirt better than a single block of colour. Machine washable cotton pile Low profile ‘no-trip’ PVC backing Size: 90cm x 60cm

Green - large super absorbent wetgard doormat

Green – large super absorbent wetgard doormat £19.99
These large super absorbent Wetgard mats are simply the best doormats for inside of doors and in hallways. The highly absorbent blotting paper effect literally sucks the mud and water from boots and paws, additionally they are very useful floor coverings beneath sinks in the kitchen or utility rooms. They come in a range of colours each made up of different shades. This gives you an attractive flecked look that disguises the dirt better than a single block of colour. Machine washable cotton pile Low profile ‘no-trip’ PVC backing Size: 90cm x 60cm

Quick and easy topiary frame chicken

Quick and easy topiary frame chicken £11.99
Create your own topiary with ease using this 21.5cm high x 25cm long three- dimensional frame. Made from high quality, galvanized mesh, the rabbit shape can be put over a young plant. Then, simply clip to the shape until that frame is completely hidden.

Panicum virgatum 'Rehbraun' (switch grass)

Panicum virgatum ‘Rehbraun’ (switch grass) £8.99
Position: full sun Soil: moderately fertile, well-drained soil Rate of growth: average Flowering period: August and September Flower colour: purple-green Other features: striking autumn colour Hardiness: fully hardy Pendent clusters of tiny, purple-green spikelets and upright mid- green leaves turning rich reddish-purple in autumn. This deciduous ornamental grass is renowned for its striking autumn colour. One of our recommended plants, it’s perfect for providing vertical interest in a sunny, well-drained new perennial border. Garden care: Lift and divide congested colonies between mid-spring and summer

Euphorbia Blackbird ('Nothowlee') (PBR) (spurge)

Euphorbia Blackbird (‘Nothowlee’) (PBR) (spurge) £7.99
Position: full sun or partial shade Soil: well-drained Rate of Growth: average Flowering period: May to June Hardiness: fully hardy This small euphorbia has attractive deep maroon-purple foliage that grows in ros ettes along erect stems which contrast brilliantly with the bright lime-green fl owers that appear from March to May. A sport of the popular variety ‘Redwing’, it forms attractive mounds of evergreen foliage which colours best in full sun. I t looks good in winter containers with spring bulbs and winter pansies, or towar ds the front of a mixed border with yellow flowers or plants with bright green f oliage. Garden care: After flowering remove the faded flowerheads. When working with spurges always wear gloves since the milky sap is poisonous and a potential skin irritant.

Alstroemeria 'Rivale' (alstroemeria)

Alstroemeria ‘Rivale’ (alstroemeria) £6.99
Position: full sun or partial shade Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained soil Rate of growth: slow growing to average Flowering period: June and July Flower colour: white with a pink flush Other features: excellent cut flowers; contact with the foliage may cause skin irritation Hardiness: fully hardy Upright leafy stems are crowned with open clusters of pink-flushed, white blooms, which are irregularly striped with russet brown. Ideal for adding bright colour to the summer border, they will slowly spread to form good-sized clumps. Garden care: Always wear gloves when working with Peruvian lilies since contact with the foliage may cause skin irritation. After flowering cut back the faded flower-stems. In autumn provide a dry mulch of bracken or bark chippings to protect young plants.

Chamerion angustifolium 'Album' (white rosebay willow herb)

Chamerion angustifolium ‘Album’ (white rosebay willow herb) £6.99
Position: full sun or partial shade Soil: tolerant of most, but prefers mist but well drained, humus rich soil Rate of growth: fast Flowering period: July to September Hardiness: fully hardy Ideal for the larger wildflower garden, or for covering waste ground in record time, this very pretty, summer flowering perennial will spread to form sizeable clumps quite quickly. From midsummer, tapering spires of white flowers look very impressive and will help to illuminate a partially shaded position. Remove the faded flowerheads before the seeds have formed to help prolong the flowering period and to prevent lots of little seedlings springing up. Garden care: Easy to grow and undemanding, they should be deadheaded after flowering to prevent self-seeding, and cut down to just above ground level in autumn. Over-large clumps can be divided in spring or autumn.

Leucanthemum 'Sante' (shasta daisy)

Leucanthemum ‘Sante’ (shasta daisy) £5.99
Position: full sun Soil: moderately-fertile, moist but well-drained soil Rate of growth: average Flowering period: June to September Other features: dark green leaves; excellent cut flowers Hardiness: fully hardy This shasta daisy will often flower for months on end, particularly if it is deadheaded regularly. The yellow-eyed, shaggy-looking flowers are loved by bees and will also make an excellent addition to the vase. An easy perennial to grow provided it gets plenty of sun, they make ideal additions to both herbaceous borders and naturalised planting schemes. Garden care:Cut the flowered stems back to ground level in autumn and divide congested clumps in early spring or late summer to keep them flowering well.