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New products at Blooming Direct

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Blooming Direct just added these new products

Hardy Hibiscus 'Hamabo' (Pink) 1M standard tree

Hardy Hibiscus ‘Hamabo’ (Pink) 1M standard tree £19.99
Create a fabulous exotic look, in your garden or on your patio, with our glorious hardy Hibiscus ‘Hamabo’ standard lollipop from tree – years of fabulous late summer floral displays from this ever so easy to grow tree. Despite looking very exotic, with the huge blush pink with red heart flowers, they are very tough and hardy indeed. You can therefore plant this in the garden with confidence, for stunning displays for many years to come. Grow it in a warm, sunny spot for the longest lasting and biggest displays – they can be hungry feeders, so give them plenty of feed as they come back into leaf and set buds

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New products at Blooming Direct

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Blooming Direct just added this new product

Pack of 3 Varieties of Holly Bush in 1L Pots

Pack of 3 Varieties of Holly Bush in 1L Pots £19.99
Holly berries have been the staple decoration and image of Christmas for many years, decking halls the World over for genrations. They also make fantastic evergreen shrubs for year round interest in smalelr gardensw too – providing shelter, security and privacy as well as their prolific berries. Hollies have male and female varieites on separate plants – and pollination by bees is required for the females to produce their berries.This collection provides you the best of all worlds – a male and female, each with stunning foliage variegation in their own right, and the main self-fetile green variety that produces prolific berry crops. Each collection contains one each of: ‘JC van Tol’ – deep green leaves, self-fertile, with big crops of berries ‘Golden King’ – actually a female form, berries with lovely golden yellow leaf edge variegations ‘Silver Queen’ – oddly a male form, it has lovely white leaf variegation, but like all males, does not berry up

New products at Blooming Direct

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Blooming Direct just added these new items

Trailing Hardy Pansy 'Cool Wave' Bedding Plant Pack of 12 Jumbo Plugs

Trailing Hardy Pansy ‘Cool Wave’ Bedding Plant Pack of 12 Jumbo Plugs £14.99
A pansy that the breeder is calling The Best Trailing Pansy Ever! Quite a claim but we think so too! This amazing large-flowered series keeps flowering all winter long, and well into summer too. It is very hardy (to around -25C!), so it will withstand the worst of the winter whatever the British weather throws at it, producing endless waves of simply gorgeous flowers in shades of golden yellow, violet, mauve, berry purple and white – for nine whole months of the year – hence the name ‘Cool Wave’! They will cascade over the sides of hanging baskets and planters, providing a splash of zingy colour in the dull days of winter. Smothered in big, traditional pansy flowers, this vigorous trailer is set to make its mark on gardens everywhere – it’s a real breeding breakthrough for much better performance in hanging baskets.

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New products at Blooming Direct

Friday, November 10th, 2017

Blooming Direct has these new products today

Hardy Tree Fern (Dicksonia antarctica) log - 2 foot

Hardy Tree Fern (Dicksonia antarctica) log – 2 foot £79.99
Tree ferns were a firm plant hunter’s favourite from Victorian times, a symbol of wealth and travel experiences to Australia. They have maintained this sense of mystique ever since. Now you too can grow these surprisingly easy exotic looking plants too. Harvested under strict License from woodland clearance in Australia and Tasmania, and in very short supply this season, these astonishing plants really will delight and amaze. They grow under the woodland canopy, in the shade, so grow them here in a sheltered spot too. These ‘2 foot’ (60cm) logs are at least 25 years old, and have been cut back and harvested dormant. When you water them via the top crown, they will burst back into life, like it’s the new rainy season! Because they grow in leaf canopies, most of their food comes from leaves falling into their giant shuttlecock like fronds, funnelling the goodness into the growing crown. Feed and water this crown – rainwater is best if you can collect it. Even at this size of log, new fronds of 1M in length will unfurl spectacularly within a Month or so of you watering it. The plant is hardy in winter, although the fronds will die back. Cutting these off when they die back is what creates the new trunk, which slowly inches up over many, many years. Keep the crown protected in winter with a layer of straw to keep cold and wet out. When you get it home, plant it in a big pot, or in the garden soil. It takes almost 2 years to root in, so do not be alarmed by this slow growing beauty.

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New products at Blooming Direct

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Blooming Direct has these new products today

Choisya 'Sundance' 1M standard tree

Choisya ‘Sundance’ 1M standard tree £29.99
We are all familiar with the classic bay tree lollipop shape standard, but how about a completely different colour option? The fabulous golden yellow leaves of Choisya ‘Sundance’ (or Mexican Orange Blossom as it is sometimes called due to their small white fragrant flowers in spring), glow bright golden yellow in spring and summer, yet remain neat and tidy too. And they are ever-yellow too – they remain bright yellow all year, even in winter, so offer a real year round feature. Grown on a clear stem of about 50cm, these standard Choisya’s are quite unusual, and work really well as a low maintenance feature in pairs either side of a doorway or gate.

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Price reductions at Blooming Direct

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Blooming Direct reduced the price on these items today

Tulip bulbs - Tall 'Triumph'  Mix - pack of 50

Tulip bulbs – Tall ‘Triumph’ Mix – pack of 50 was £6.99 now £4.99
A great mixture of taller tulips approx. 45-50cm tall to give you a kaleidoscope of spring colour. They are incredibly versatile, very strong and sturdy and show off the classic, much loved tulip shape. Perfect for growing in beds and borders, this mix is an all-in-one solution to adding vibrant spring colour to your garden next year – maximum impact with minimum effort! We’ve put together a stunning mix of colour to create a real rainbow of tulips to stand loud and proud in your beds, borders or containers next year without you having to do anything other than plant and water. Tulips are one of the most popular bulbs, as they are are great planted with many different colour variations to give a fresh, vibrant spring colour to your garden, patio or decking but they also make great cut flowers to brighten up the house. Plant in autumn for stunning spring displays.

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Price reductions at Blooming Direct

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Price cut on this item at Blooming Direct

Plant-o-Mat Classic Tulip/Crocus 45 bulb pre-planter kit

Plant-o-Mat Classic Tulip/Crocus 45 bulb pre-planter kit was £9.99 now £7.99
What could be easier than this perfect blend of pre-spaced and filled bulbs – arranged as 7  two-tone Tulip Giuseppe Verdi, surrounded by 38 sea blue Crocus, creating a lovely effect. Perfect for dropping straight into larger pots (diameter 38cm (15′) or more), or into the garden for circles of colour. Using the unqiue biodegradable package, these Plant-o-Mat Drop in pods are a quick and simple way to take all the hassle out of planting bulbs. No more worrying about colours, or spacing Simply plant the whole tray into the ground or a pot – watch the helpful video to see how. You cannot get easier gardening than this for flowers next Spring and for years beyond.

New products at Blooming Direct

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Blooming Direct just added these new lines

Patio Standard Roses - Pair of White 60cm tall bare root

Patio Standard Roses – Pair of White 60cm tall bare root £24.99
These ‘Patio Standard’ roses are AMAZING quality and SUPERB value for money – only available because of a massive order having been cancelled. Less than HALF NORMAL NURSERY PRICES! They will produce a summer long display of beautiful fragrant blooms all summer long for decades to come. Also known as Tree Roses, they are the perfect way to add height and class to you patio, where a single bush will make a dramatic solitary feature or they will look fabulous as a pair of potted specimens to dress a door or gate. This unique type of rose is only possible because painstaking work has been undertaken by the grower, ‘top grafting’ the flowering variety on to the straight stem of the rootstock, thereby giving the height. It takes 3 years to produces these gems – they are supplied as bare root bushes ready to be planted immediately upon receipt, supplied approx 70cm tall with well-formed bushy heads.

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Price reductions at Blooming Direct

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Reduced price on products today at Blooming Direct

Tulip bulbs "Washington" pack of 15

Tulip bulbs "Washington" pack of 15 was £4.99 now £2.99
These eye-catching yellow petals are feathered with a rich red streak that seems like it is painted on – hence the family name ‘Rembrandt’ tulips. They’re suprisingly tough and weather resistant and are a cross between early and late flowering varieties which gives them the added benefit of an extended flowering period. You’ll get strong and long-lasting displays in the garden but you’ll also be able to create the most beautiful indoor displays by cutting, bringing indoors and displaying in vases on windowsills and mantelpieces. Tulips are one of the most popular bulbs as they are perfect for planting with many different colour variations, giving your garden, patio or decking a vibrant spring makeover. They also make great cut flowers to brighten up the house! Plant in autumn for stunning spring displays.

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New products at Blooming Direct

Friday, October 27th, 2017

New item at Blooming Direct

Phaleanopsis Orchid 2 stem

Phaleanopsis Orchid 2 stem £19.99
Everyone loves a ‘Moth orchid’ – whether old-fashioned or modern and trendy, they fit in with every colour and style effortlessly. This versatility makes them the perfect Christmas Plant Gift, as the lucky recipient will not only get 6-7 weeks of flower enjoyment (way more than a bouquet), and with little care will flower again in future as well. The Orchid will be pale to darker pink, with plenty of buds remaining, and be the higher quality grade with 2 stems of flowers, and come in a colour coordinated cachepot, so it can be unpacked and displayed straight away. Send as a Gift and write a personal messaghe at the checkout.