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New products at Crocus

by Sarah - July 17th, 2014.
Filed under: Crocus, New Products.

Crocus just added these new items

Aralia 'Sun King' (Japanese angelica tree)

Aralia ‘Sun King’ (Japanese angelica tree) £7.99
Position: full sun or partial shade Soil: fertile, humus-rich, moist soil Rate of growth: average Flowering period: August and September Flower colour: white Other features: the flowers are followed by spherical, black fruit Hardiness: fully hardy Garden care: Remove suckers as soon as they appear, cutting them back to the base of the plant. In late winter or early-spring remove any misplaced, diseased or crossing branches

Salvia nemorosa 'Lyrical Rose' (Balkan clary)

Salvia nemorosa ‘Lyrical Rose’ (Balkan clary) £6.99
Position: full sun Soil: light, moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist but well- drained soil Rate of growth: average Flowering period: July to September Hardiness: fully hardy This compact form of salvia is perfect for adding a splash of colour at the front of a well- drained herbaceous border or gravel garden. Coping well in sun or light dappled shade, the violet-blue blooms are a magnet for butterflies and bees. Garden care: To prolong flowering remove the flower spikes as soon they start to fade. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant in spring.