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New products at Blooming Direct

by John - December 19th, 2014.
Filed under: Blooming Direct, New Products.

Blooming Direct has these new items today

Pair of Plaited Stem Oleanders - White

Pair of Plaited Stem Oleanders – White £19.98
Breathtaking! Winter Hardy Standard Oleander A Riot Of Sumptuous White, 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, white 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!

Gladioli Value pack (size 10/12) - pack x 100

Gladioli Value pack (size 10/12) – pack x 100 £12.99
Imagine tall spires of Gladioli in a sweet-shop confection of colours, bursting skywards in full Summer. They really are so simple to grow, each bulb primed to burst into life this Spring. Each bulb will give one sensational stem of flower this Summer, which can be cut for the house when in tight bud, or left to brighten your garden. Pretty hardy, they have survived the last 3 Winters in Martins garden, providing bigger and better displays the following year. Extremely easy and low maintenance, and yet very rewarding and at less than 10p each, incredible value for money too!! Supplied as a mixed pack of 100 bulbs in at least 8 colours, size 8/10 corms. Will reach 90-120cm tall. Flower July & August.

Eremurus 'Ruiter Hybrids' - pack of 3

Eremurus ‘Ruiter Hybrids’ – pack of 3 £12.99
It’s not hard to see wy these are called ‘Foxtail Lilies’ – their huge long flower spikes are a dusky orange to red colour, and like a fluffy Fox’s brush! ‘Ruiter Hybriods’ were one of the first series to be bred, and contain a mix of shades, being raised from seed. They cover yellow, coppers and reds, to pink and creamy white, and all shades in between. They are grown for their amazing statuesque tall flower spikes borne in high Summer they add a classic Cottage garden feel and height to any mixed border garden. They do make stunning cut flowers too in a vase, and will establish into slow-spreading clumps every year. Often perceived as tricky to grow, the secret is in planting well. Although they are roots, they need to be buried like bulbs, with the roots well spread out. Ensure they have plenty of Winter drainage, but good sun and warmth in Summer.

Pack of 6 potted Strawberry Sweetheart Plants

Pack of 6 potted Strawberry Sweetheart Plants £4.99
Who could resist these terrific dark red berries? Ready for picking from June, the small conical fruit of Sweetheart are aptly named as the to-die-for berries strike the perfect balance between sweetness and acidity theyre absolutely delicious with a splash of fresh cream! Producing large crops for up to three years, these compact plants are supplied ready to plant in the ground or into patio pots, and they will love a sunny spot with well drained, fertile soil. Water them regularly, especially during hot, sunny weather and feed once a week when flowers appear, using a fertiliser thats high in potash, and youll be rewarded with an abundant, delicious harvest! One of the best new strawberry varieties for the home gardener, producing crops up to 50% more than the established variety Elsanta in years 2 and 3..