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Price reductions at Dobies

by Sarah - August 24th, 2016.
Filed under: Dobies, Price Reductions.

Dobies reduced the price on these lines today

Hydrangea macrophylla Plant - Miss Saori

Hydrangea macrophylla Plant – Miss Saori was £14.99 now £4.99
Large heads of double blooms, the wavy-edged petals having deep rose margins softening to white at their centres. The burgundy tinted foliage is also a real feature, turning an even deeper colour in spring and autumn. Hardy to -18C and perfect for borders or containers, it’s also ideal for cutting. RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014 Plant of the Year – A prestigious award for a striking double-flowered hydrangea! Flowers June-September. Height 1m (39). Supplied in a 3 litre pot. Order while stocks last!

Saffron Crocus Bulbs 30

Saffron Crocus Bulbs 30 was £9.99 now £5.00
This beautiful autumn-blooming Saffron Crocus (Crocus sativus) is, as its name suggests, the flower from which we gather saffron, the quintessential seasoning for paella and other Mediterranean dishes and perfect for adding to basmati rice for an authentic Indian curry! The lilac-purple flowers produce vibrant red stigmas, which have been used for flavouring and colouring dishes since Roman times. Our growing instructions explain how easy it is to harvest the saffron, but it’s not vital you do so – you may just wish to enjoy the lovely autumn flowers! They will thrive in a well drained border, or in a container on the patio. Plus theyre super-hardy (tolerant of summer heat and winter cold) and multiply rapidly from year to year. Bulb size: 8/9cm. Grow your own saffron – the most expensive spice in the world! – The Saffron Crocus (Crocus sativus) is, as the name suggests, the plant from which we collect saffron, that most rare and expensive of spices. Saffron is an incredible way to perfume your dishes. It has a slightly sweet but earthy taste which can be used to flavour salty or sweet recipes, and is perfect for adding to basmati rice for that authentic Indian curry!Beautifully scented autumn blooms – You may be surprised to learn that it’s actually very easy to grow – you certainly don’t need to have green fingers! Just plant the bulbs in a sunny spot in your garden and unlike their more well-known spring-blooming cousins, once established they put on a display of beautiful and deliciously scented blooms during autumn! They will thrive in a well drained border, but can easily be grown in a container on the patio. Plus, they’re super-hardy and they’ll multiply rapidly from year to year.Harvest your own red gold – Give them a try and you too can look forward to the magical experience of picking your very own red gold. Look out for them each morning, dangling from the throats of the flowers: bright, alluring and full of promise. Once cut and dried, they can be stored in an airtight jar for several years!

Oxalis Bulbs - Collection

Oxalis Bulbs – Collection was £14.97 now £7.48
Mat-forming perennials with hairy leaves and funnel-shaped flowers in late summer and early autumn. The varieties weve chosen will provide a range of different coloured flowers. (Bulb sizes quoted in centimetres refer to the circumference of bulbs. All bulbs are sourced from cultivated stocks.) Collection contains 15 bulbs (5 of each variety):hirta Gothenburg – Extremely floriferous with lilac, white-eyed flowers that often completely hide the foliage when it is in bloom. Height 30cm. Bulb size 1melanosticta Ken Aslet – Grown mainly for its silvery-green, lobed leaves, but does bear bright yellow flowers. Height 10cm. Bulb size 1 versicolor – White flowers withcrimson margins. Half-hardy – ideal for a greenhouse or, in very mild areas, a sheltered spot outside. Flowers August-December. Height 8cm. Bulb size 7cm+

Sambucus nigra Plant - Black Lace

Sambucus nigra Plant – Black Lace was £12.00 now £4.99
A recent introduction, this elder has deep burgundy foliage with pink scented flowers. It is darker than other varieties and makes it a stunning specimen plant. Flowers May-June. Height 301cm+. Supplied in a 3 litre pot.

Azalea Encore Plant - Autumn Princess

Azalea Encore Plant – Autumn Princess was £10.99 now £1.99
A wonder to behold all year! Light green foliage and ruffled, 5cm (2) diameter, salmon-coloured, semi-double flowers in the spring, summer and autumn should be enough to make this azalea a must-have, but there is more; the striking purple winter foliage adds yet another reason to love it! Flowers March-April, late June-early July, September. Height 105cm (3′); spread 90cm (3′).Flowers from spring to autumn – more flowers, more often!Easy to grow in borders or containersAttractive evergreen foliageVery cold hardyNo need for dead heading

Physocarpus opulifolius Plant - Little Devil

Physocarpus opulifolius Plant – Little Devil was £12.00 now £2.49
A wonderful colourful deciduous shrub, the new growth of Physocarpus opulifolius Little Devil emerges bright red, maturing to shades of deep burgundy. In summer clusters of pale pink flowers appear at the end of the branches creating beautiful contrast with the darker foliage. A compact and easy to grow variety perfet for poys or beds and borders. Height 100-150cm. Supplied in a 3 litre pot.

Physocarpus Plant - Lady in Red

Physocarpus Plant – Lady in Red was £12.00 now £3.99
A great addition to the border, Physocarpus Lady in Red has stunning red foliage and produces clusters of small cup-shaped pale pink flowers in summer. Easy to grow and tolerant of most weather conditions. Height 1.5m. Plant supplied in a 3 litre pot.