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New products at Blooming Direct

by John - July 2nd, 2016.
Filed under: Blooming Direct, New Products.

Blooming Direct just added these new lines

Pair of Table Grapevines Red & White in 5L Pots 1.2 -1.4m Tall

Pair of Table Grapevines Red & White in 5L Pots 1.2 -1.4m Tall £39.98
Simply irresistible! Imagine starting your day with a delicious, refreshing, health-packed glass of grape juice or a handful of fresh, sweet grapes picked straight from your own vine sprinkled on your cereal! Simply Gorgeous! Prolific fruiting, incredibly winter hardy and very easy to grow. Decorative as well as bountiful, either will look wonderful when trained over a pergola and will provide natural summer shade. ‘Moscatel’ is a member of the Muscat family of grapes and agreat dual purpose dessert (eating) grape, with relatively few seeds, as well as being great for juicing or wine-making, and crops well in the colder UK climate too. The ripe golden grapes have a delicious sweet floral flavour and aroma ‘Red Globe’ is a great dessert (eating) grape, seedless and extra large very sweet fruit. It can be grown outside in milder regions though is best suited to growing in a cool greenhouse or conservatory. Perfect in a pot on your patio or in the ground, these top quality vines will reward you with your very own delicious, sweet, juicy grapes for over 100 years or more!

Pack of 3 French Lavender 'Blue Star' in 2L Pots

Pack of 3 French Lavender ‘Blue Star’ in 2L Pots £19.99
A stunning flowering, evergreen French lavender with a delightful fragrance – both from the grey-green leaves and lilac flowers!Perfect for low, compact hedges, mixed into borders, or grown in pots and containers for the patio, lavender is perfect in many a scenario and the French lavender ‘Blue Star’ is one of the prettiest and eye-catching varieties thanks to its lilac bracts that sit atop of its purple flower head.Try planting it around beds, borders or paths, to divide up parts of your garden or to make an eye-catching parterre or knot garden space plants 30cm apart. The silvery grey foliage and blooms are packed with a heady scent, the dark purple flowers will provide you a colourful spectacle from early to mid-summer and are a magnet to bees, butterflies and other beneficial creatures, which will have your garden buzzing with life.Once established, a lavender hedge is extremely drought tolerant. Keep it in great shape by pruning twice a year; trim lightly in mid to late summer, removing spent flower heads. Prune again in early spring, removing about 2.5cm of growth.

Dierama Blackberry Bells 3 x 9cm

Dierama Blackberry Bells 3 x 9cm £14.99
Dierama Blackberry Bells is a strong growing hybrid with very large deep purple trumpet flowers which dangle from the arched stems, so earning the genus it’s familiar name of ‘Angels Fishing Rod’. It’s perfect for planting at the side of a pond or anywhere that the flowers hang and sway alluringly in the breeze. In flower from early June . Despite their delicate appearance the stems are surprisingly strong and make exotic cut blooms.

Hardy Campanula Pink Octopus 3 x 9cm

Hardy Campanula Pink Octopus 3 x 9cm £12.99
Campanula Pink Octopus is a unique and very interesting plant and is also easy to grow. With a flower height of around 15in and a mounded habit it’s perfect for containers as well as garden borders. The exotic blooms appear from late spring with a peak in mid summer. Best in well drained soil and sunny locations.