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New products at Blooming Direct

by John - July 9th, 2014.
Filed under: Blooming Direct, New Products.

Blooming Direct just added these new lines

Premium Oleander Standard 90-100cm Pink

Premium Oleander Standard 90-100cm Pink £19.99
Breathtaking! Winter Hardy Standard Oleander A Riot Of Sumptuous Pink, Sweetly Scented Flowers & Luxurious Evergreen Foliage! A magnificent addition to any patio or balcony, these stunning, winter hardy Standard Oleander will create a wonderful fragrance and a Mediterranean feel all summer long. Gorgeous, sweet scent from their exotic, vibrant pink blooms will gently waft through the warm air in your garden simply delightful in early evenings in the summer. Flowering all summer long, they are wonderfully exotic, yet incredibly they are UK winter hardy to -5C too. They are very easy to grow they literally thrive on neglect and love hot, dry weather. No wonder Oleander are such a big favourite with UK plant lovers! These Mediterranean beauties will add height, vivid colour and sweet fragrance to your garden for years to come!

Jumbo Patio Gerbera Collection - pack of 3

Jumbo Patio Gerbera Collection – pack of 3 £14.99
We all know and love the bold, bright and zingy colours of Gerberas in fresh flower bouquets. Imagine growing these in your garden with much bigger flowers, up to 20cm across, with 30 stems per plant too. Well, now you can grow these with the new Jumbo Patio Gerbera series. Bred in Holland by the World’s leading Gerbera flower propagators, and direct from their nurseries, these sensational new plants combine the popular colours, with a turbo-charged plant habit that keeps on producing flowers from July til the first frosts of Winter – up to 30 in total per plant. This set comprises of 3 carefully selected varieties as shown, one of each: ‘Everglades’ a huge, two tone pink, with deep rose pink centres – huge flowers up to 20cm across ‘Kings Canyon’ a gorgeous yellow with classic black disc ‘Yosemite’ – a deep vibrant orange, with contrasting darker centre

Giant Allium Globemaster bulbs Size: 18/20 - pack of 2

Giant Allium Globemaster bulbs Size: 18/20 – pack of 2 £12.99
Allium Globemaster is a fantastic plant with enormous, deep-magenta flower heads that grow up to 20cm (8) across, bursting with vibrant colour from May into June each year. Growing to 1m (3ft) tall, each of these bulbs will look great in pots or borders and will thrive and form a multi-stemmed clump in any garden. At less than ten pounds for the pair you get an impactful plant at a great price!

Oxalis versicolour bulbs - pack of 10

Oxalis versicolour bulbs – pack of 10 £12.99
This native of South Africa is simply beautiful! You will see the raspberry ripple coloured, funnel-shaped flowers appear soon after planting from November onwards. Perfect for the front of pots or borders. Height 15cm (6).

Fritillaria (Crown Imperial) Orange Bulbs Size: 20/22 - pack

Fritillaria (Crown Imperial) Orange Bulbs Size: 20/22 – pack £9.99
Also known as Fritillaria imperialis, this stately plant flowers impact-fully from April onwards and is so named because of its whorl of leaves on the top of the blooms that look like a crown. Perfect for early season and tough, hardy colour in mixed borders, or natursalised areas. Very easy to grow. Its unique fragrance repels moles mice and other rodents! Height 1m (3ft).

Nectaroscordum siculum Size:8/10 pack of 15 bulbs

Nectaroscordum siculum Size:8/10 pack of 15 bulbs £4.99
An unusual relation to the allium family, Nectaroscordum siculum can produce up to 30 hanging flowers from each bulb. Looks wonderful in borders but give some space around the bulb to enable it to grow the large number of flowers.

Erythronium Pagoda (Dog's Tooth Violet) Size:Large pack of

Erythronium Pagoda (Dog’s Tooth Violet) Size:Large pack of £4.99
A wonderful variety providing the brightest yellow flowers from March until April. Each strong flower stem carries 4 to 5 large canary-yellow blooms, each with a brown ring in the centre. The marbled foliage on this variety is a lovely added bonus! Height 20cm (8).

Allium moly (Golden Garlic) Size:4/5 pack of 100 bulbs

Allium moly (Golden Garlic) Size:4/5 pack of 100 bulbs £4.99
With their bright, golden yellow clusters of flower heads standing on slender green stems, these wonderful dwarf alliums will look simply stunning planted in containers you could also cut them for fantastic indoor displays. Related to onions (but dont eat them!), they are very tough and hardy, and they are great for beginners.