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New products at Crocus

by Sarah - January 7th, 2016.
Filed under: Crocus, New Products.

Crocus has this new item today

Deutzia gracilis (deutzia)

Deutzia gracilis (deutzia) £7.99
Position: full sun Soil: relatively fertile, moist but freely draining Rate of growth: average Flowering period: April to June Hardiness: fully hardy (borderline) This is a great little deciduous shrub that is awash with upright clusters of scented, white star-shaped flowers from spring to early summer. Its relatively compact so it’s good for big patio pots, but it will also offer early(ish) colour towards the front of a mixed or shrub border. Garden care: To encourage a bushy habit tip-prune young plants, either by pinching off the tips of soft shoots or by reducing long leading or lateral shoots by a third. Immediately after flowering, cut back the stems that have flowered to one or two healthy buds.