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Price reductions at Crocus

by Sarah - October 31st, 2014.
Filed under: Crocus, Price Reductions.

Reduced products at Crocus

Hyacinthus orientalis 'Delft Blue' (garden hyacinth bulbs)

Hyacinthus orientalis ‘Delft Blue’ (garden hyacinth bulbs) was £4.99 now £3.49
Position: full sun or partial shade Soil: any well-drained, moderately fertile soil (for container-grown bulbs use two parts John Innes No2 compost to one part sharp grit) Rate of growth: average Flowering period: April and May Flower colour: blue Hardiness: fully hardy Bulb size:16/17 Porcelain-blue, star-shaped flowers crowd the upright flowerspike in spring, filling the surrounding air with their sweet perfume. A wonderful addition to pots and window-boxes, it also looks lovely planted in clumps or drifts throughout the border. Plant it near a pathway or entrance, so the scent can best be appreciated. Garden care: Using gloves plant bulbs 10-15cm (4-6in) deep and 15cm (6in) apart in early or mid-autumn.

Rosmarinus officinalis - 6 pack (rosemary promotion - Six pack)

Rosmarinus officinalis – 6 pack (rosemary promotion – Six pack) was £29.99 now £14.99
Position: full sun Soil: well-drained soil Rate of growth: average Flowering period: May to June Flower colour: purple blue Other features: leaves may be used to flavour lamb, pork and roasted vegetables Hardiness: fully hardy Upright spikes of aromatic, dark green leaves topped with purple blue flowers, from mid spring to early summer. This compact form of rosemary makes a fabulous, low, evergreen, flowering hedge for a sunny, well-drained site. It may be clipped into shape, retaining the young leaves for flavouring roasted vegetables, lamb and pork. Garden care: To ensure a plentiful supply of young, succulent leaves for culinary use gather the leaves regularly and prune each spring.