The Sunday Gardener in association with Crocus

Launched in April 2000, Crocus has become the largest gardening retail website in the UK with an impressive range of plants. Crocus has a massive 4000 + plants for sale, and features regularly at Chelsea with award-winning gardens. Crocus have top quality plants, and the Sunday Gardener brings you a selection of their seasonal offers, regularly changed and updated.

The Sunday Gardener is an affiliate of Crocus, which means I receive a small commission if you buy from Crocus via this page. The small commissions help to offset the cost of running, hosting and the website and maintaining it broadly non commercial and advert free. If you are looking to buy plants from Crocus, please do us this link or those below, which is a great help, thank you.

February offers From Crocus

Six plant Packs

Helleborus × hybridus Harvington double green speckled

Lavandula angustifolia Hidcote reduced from £41.94 to £20.9 6plants  x 9cms pots and lots more 6 pack offers including Nepeta, Salvias, saxifraga, Digitalis and more great value plants for spring and summer colour. 

6 Pack offers

Summer bulb offers

Garrya Elliptica James Roof.

Lots of summer bulb offers including this white Lily collection of L. regale, L. regale album, and Lilium longiflorum 'White Heaven, buy 2 for £19.98 and get a third free. Also specular Dahlias, Canna, Crocosmia, Zantedeschia and more.

Bulb offers 

Garden Ready Bedding

wallflower 'Sugar Rush Primrose'

A great selection of Garden ready bedding including scented long flowering wall flowers, grown in a British Nursery, this is E. 'Sugar Rush Primrose' 4x 8 cms £34.99 and best value of all 8 x8 cms £39.99. Also hyacinth, Polyanthus, Viola - view offers on early colour for the garden.

Summer Bedding

 summer bedding

Choose now, order summer bedding ready for delivery in April. Lots of colours and styles to choose from pick your summer favourites including pre prepared plants, illustrated above is 'Heatwave' 

View summer bedding

Best shrubs and plants for February available from Crocus

It's lovely to see the early flowering shrubs and plants emerging in February. Illustrated below are some of the best shrubs and plants for garden interest in February.

Lots of ideas for Early flowering shrubs and plants. Cheer up you and your February garden.

There are also pages of top quality plants and shrubs for your garden 

Hellebores

Helleborus × hybridus Harvington double green speckled

Top of the February wish list has to be Hellebores. Easy to grow, tolerant of most conditions including semi shade they have lovely long flowering blooms..

Crocus has 65 Hellebores available a fabulous selection.

Garrya Elliptica

Garrya Elliptica James Roof.

This is Garrya Elliptica, variety James Roof which is reputed to have the longest tassels of all the Garrya shrubs.

Easy to grow it needs some winter protection .

Check out on Crocus

Viburnum

Daphne 'Perfume Princess' (PBR) daphne

One of the absolute best for scent, Daphne 'Perfume Princess' . This is an ideal shrub for gardeners in the south of England and more sheltered area where it rewards with long flowering scented blooms.

Winter Honeysuckle

Lavender Garden wellington boots

Lonicera × purpusii 'Winter Beauty' is easier to grow being tolerant of most conditions including partial shade  and is hardy. The winter Honeysuckles have the most wonderful scent.

Available to buy from Crocus

Spring Shrubs

We are thinking about Spring and what can be easier than a lovely flowering spring Shrub. Easy to maintain and flowering every year. Crocus has hundreds of spring flowering shrubs to buy, and many are in stock and plant ready for this year. Below are just a few ideas: visit Crocus Spring shrubs for more inspiration.

Winter colour

Fabulous Hellebores

This is Helleborus × hybridus Harvington yellow speckled Lenten rose hellebore, such a beauty with the delicate dark purple specks inside. Hellebores are a woodland plant, tough, versatile, they are easy to grow they mature into large clumps.

Hellebores are long flowering and self seeders. Crocus have a great selection of Hellebores.

Tips about planting and growing Hellebores.

 

 

Helleborus × hybridus Harvington yellow speckled Lenten rose hellebore

Cornus sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire' dogwood

Wonderful winter colour provided by this Cornus, common name Dogwood. It will grow in neutral and  damp soil. For best effect in the winter plant where it benefits from the winter sun which really lights up the bright red stems.

Although it is grown for its strong winter colour, it has attractive variegated leaves as illustrated here with Cotinus, images and growing tips.

Available to buy from Crocus 

 

 

Cornus sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire' dogwood

Garrya elliptica 'James Roof' silk-tassel bush

With its striking long tassels, Garrya elliptica is an impressive evergreen shrub with winter interest.

It is easy to grow, tolerant of all soil types and will grow in sun or partial shade. Some varieties are not fully hardy, and may need some winter protection although I have seen them growing happily, (in a Co-Op supermarket landscaping) near the Pennines.

Available from Crocus 

 

Garrya elliptica 'James Roof' silk-tassel bush

Lots more winter interest plants and Shrubs at Crocus

Last updated 07.01.2021