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Price reductions at Crocus

by Sarah - March 26th, 2014.
Filed under: Crocus, Price Reductions.

Reduced products at Crocus

Erysimum 'Apricot Twist' (wallflower)

Erysimum ‘Apricot Twist’ (wallflower) was £2.49 now £1.99
Position: full sun Soil: poor to moderately-fertile, well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil Rate of Growth: average to fast-growing Flowering period: March to June Hardiness: fully hardy From spring to midsummer dark burgundy buds open to reveal lightly scented, apricot-orange coloured flowers. These flowers appear on erect racemes which open from the base and become elongated throughout the flowering season. Garden care: Requires little attention. Provide cloche protection where frosts are very severe or prolonged.

Bergenia cordifolia 'Purpurea' (elephant's ears)

Bergenia cordifolia ‘Purpurea’ (elephant’s ears) was £6.99 now £3.49
Position: full sun or partial shade Soil: any soil Rate of growth: average to fast Flowering period: March to April Hardiness: fully hardy The red-flushed, rippled foliage of this large elephant’s ears can grow up to 30cm long and will turn attractive shades of rich purple throughout the winter, especially when grown in poorer soils. In late winter and early spring, tall red stems carry clusters of cerise pink flowers. This variety has handsome purple-tinged leaves and bears spikes of deep pink flowers on red stems in spring. A favourite of garden designer Gertrude Jekyll and plantswoman Beth Chatto, this robust plant is great for edging well-trodden paths or planted in groups as ground cover, or providing a foil for delicate plants. Garden care: After flowering remove faded flowerheads. Cut off damaged foliage in spring. Lift and divide large clumps in early spring.

Zantedeschia aethiopica 'Crowborough' (arum lily)

Zantedeschia aethiopica ‘Crowborough’ (arum lily) was £11.99 now £9.99
Position: full sun or partial shade Soil: humus-rich, moist soil Rate of growth: average Flowering period: May to June Flower colour: pure white Other features: Can be grow in ponds and water upto 30cm deep. Hardiness: borderline hardy (may need winter protection) Unusual, pure white hood-shaped flowers that are up to 10-15cm (4-6in) long are produced from late spring to mid-summer. It makes a striking architectural clump with lovely arrow-shaped, glossy dark green leaves. It looks great grown beside water as a marginal plant and can be left outside in most frost-prone areas if it is given a deep winter mulch. Garden care: Grow in moist soil or as a marginal plant in a basket with heavy loam soil in water 30cm (12in) deep. Mulch plants well in winter.

Hardwood cold frame

Hardwood cold frame was £44.99 now £36.99
Great for hardening off plants, raising seedlings and protection young and non-hardy plants, this is a lightweight (and cost effective) coldframe that has a hardwood timber* frame and shatterproof twin-walled, polycarbonate glazing. It has a four point adjustable and lockable lid section for ventilation control. *Made from European chestnut wood Size: 40cm high x 100cm wide x 60cm deep

Brazier with grill

Brazier with grill was £109.99 now £89.99
We do a popular large outdoor indian style braizer/fire pit already but we felt that some people would prefer something slightly smaller with the added function of being able to cook outdoors. This product offers the character of the traditional Indian firepit with a heavy Stainless steel grill for cooking on. Made of iron with a waxed lacquer. After some use the product will rust, which will give the metal a natural protective layer. Dimensions: Height – 35cm Diameter – 56cm