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Price reductions at Crocus

by Sarah - January 9th, 2014.
Filed under: Crocus, Price Reductions.

Crocus has cut the price of this product

Cornus florida f. rubra (flowering dogwood)

Cornus florida f. rubra (flowering dogwood) was £49.99 now £29.99
Position: full sun to part shade Soil: fertile, humus-rich, well-drained, neutral to acid soil Rate of growth: average Flowering period: May Flower colour: reddish-pink flower bracts Other features: the flowers are followed by bright-red fruits poisonous to humans, but loved by birds Hardiness: fully hardy Tiny, yellowish-green flowers in May, surrounded by showy, reddish- pink flower bracts, and curled mid-green leaves turning red-purple in autumn. This conical, deciduous tree or shrub is an excellent specimen for the smaller garden. For the best results chose a site with fertile, humus-rich, neutral to acid soil, since it dislikes alkaline soil. Garden care: Incorporate a quantity of composted pine needles or well-rotted leaf mould when planting. Requires minimal pruning.