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New products at Crocus

by Sarah - July 30th, 2014.
Filed under: Crocus, New Products.

Crocus has these new lines today

Mahonia aquifolium 'Apollo' (oregon grape)

Mahonia aquifolium ‘Apollo’ (oregon grape) £6.99
Vigorous dense low-growing shrub with deep green foliage and large dense cluster s of yellow flowers

Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm' (coneflower)

Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii ‘Goldsturm’ (coneflower) £5.99
Position: full sun Soil: moderately fertile, preferably heavy but well-drained soil Rate of growth: average Flowering period: August to October Flower colour: golden yellow Other features: toothed, mid-green leaves; excellent, long lasting cut-flowers Hardiness: fully hardy Large, golden-yellow, daisy-like flowers up to 12cm (5in) across with cone-shaped, blackish-brown centres from August to October. This award-winning black-eyed Susan looks great planted in bold drifts with other late summer-flowering perennials and ornamental grasses. Coping well in a sunny spot, it’s ideal for the middle of a border that doesn’t dry out over summer. Garden care: Lift and divide congested colonies in autumn or spring. Support with ring stakes or brushwood well before the flowers appear.