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New products at Crocus

by Sarah - January 15th, 2014.
Filed under: Crocus, New Products.

New lines added today at Crocus

Large wooden cold frame

Large wooden cold frame £99.99
The robust, solid wood, jointed frame and twin-wall polycarbonate glazing provides the perfect insulation to keep your plants nice and cosie in winter. Two hinged lids make it very easy to move the plants in and out, while the whole thing can easily be transported about the garden or patio. It comes in an easy to assemble flat-pack. Measures: 89cm x 78cm x 59cm tall at the top of the ridge.

Willow poles

Willow poles £9.99
Ideal for runner beans and sweet peas these natural looking willow poles look far better than bamboo canes also as there have a rougher bark it’s easier for plants to cling to as they climb up the poles. Each pole consists of two willow canes beautifully wrapped around each other and tied together for added rigidity and great looks.

Terracotta pot with snowdrops (Terracotta pot with snowdrops)

Terracotta pot with snowdrops (Terracotta pot with snowdrops) £9.99
Make sure your gift arrives looking really fabulous by adding giftwrap in the checkout. Pot measures: 9.5cm tall x 11cm wide.

Cenolophium denudatum (Baltic parsley)

Cenolophium denudatum (Baltic parsley) £9.99
Position: full sun or partial shade Soil: moist but well-drained soil Rate of growth: fast-growing Flowering period: July to October Flower colour: creamy white Other features: excellent for dried flower arrangements Hardiness: fully hardy Big, blousy heads of elegant flowers are the star feature of this plant. They emerge above mounds of dark green fern-like, semi-evergreen foliage in mid summer and last well into autumn. These gorgeous flowers act as a beacon to beneficial insects and are great in cut or dried flower arrangements. Very popular with all the top designers now, this relatively new introduction to the UK is bang on trend. Garden Care: Apply a generous mulch around the base of the plant in autumn and snip off the flowerheads before they set seed if you dont want more plants in spring.

Thalictrum rochebruneanum (meadow rue)

Thalictrum rochebruneanum (meadow rue) £5.99
Position: full sun or lightly dappled shade Soil: moist, humus rich soil Rate of Growth: slow to average Flowering period: June to August Flowers: rosy-lavender or white Other features: leaves & flowers are good in flower arrangements Hardiness: fully hardy Large fluffy sprays of rosy-lavender or white flowers on striking, reddish-brown stems above clumps of fern-like, grey-green leaves. This versatile perennial is perfect for the back of a planted in partial shade, the dainty foliage and flowers provide an excellent contrast with coarser-leaved tall plants. Garden care: Stake using ring stakes or brush-wood before the flowers appear. Cut back the stems after flowering. Add a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted manure or garden compost around the base of the plant in spring. Lift and divide congested plants in spring.