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Price reductions at Crocus

by Sarah - October 4th, 2015.
Filed under: Crocus, Price Reductions.

Reduced price on products today at Crocus

Heuchera 'Marmalade' (PBR) (coral bells)

Heuchera ‘Marmalade’ (PBR) (coral bells) was £8.99 now £7.99
Position: full sun or partial shade Soil: fertile, moist or well-drained soil Rate of growth: average Flowering period: June Hardiness: fully hardy A terrific heuchera that’s perfect for adding colour to the garden. In late spring, sprays of brownish flowers appear but this heuchera is really grown for its exciting foliage. It has rich, shiny, undulating leaves in a range of colours from amber to peachy bronze with hot pink undersides. The evergreen foliage is perfect edging a border, along a path or even in pots on the patio. Garden care: Heucheras do not like dry soil. Remove tatty foliage i n autumn. Lift and divide clumps every couple of years in early autumn and repl ant with the crown just above the surface of the soil. Apply a generous 5-7 cm (2-3 in) mulch of well-rotted organic matter around the crown of the plant in spring.

Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Emily Mckenzie' (montbretia)

Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora ‘Emily Mckenzie’ (montbretia) was £8.99 now £7.99
Position: full sun or partial shade Soil: moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil Rate of growth: average to fast-growing Flowering period: August to October Hardiness: frost hardy (needs winter protection in cold areas) Arching spikes of crimson-splashed, bright orange, freesia-like flowers appear in August and October among sword-like, mid-green leaves. These magnificent montbretia are perfect for a mixed border in a sheltered, sunny site. The wiry stems are self-supporting. For maximum impact plant in bold drifts in a sunny, sheltered site with moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil. It makes an excellent cut flower. Garden care: Resist removing the faded foliage in autumn and cover the crown of the plant with bracken or bark chips to protect the plant against frost damage. Lift and divide congested colonies in spring, planting the divided sections 8-10cm (3-4in) deep.