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The Sunday Gardener in association with Crocus

Launched in April 2000, Crocus has grown into the biggest gardening website in the UK with an impressive range of plants. Crocus has a massive 4000 + plants on offer 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.

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 for which I thank you in advance.

Crocus have a great range of spring offers.

Current offers include: Discounts on Lily 'Black Beauty' Lilium speciosum var. rubrum and the very lovely Lilium Regale

  Also offers on Dahlias 'Take off' 'Fuzzy Wuzzy'

25% off summer bulbs sale!

20 +40 free on selected bedding plants and 10% off ready planters.

to see full details of the offers and to buy use this link.

Fragrant shrubs from Crocus

Fragrant shrubs make a great addition to a border. Most are easy to maintain, adding height and structure to the border with the added benefit of being fragrant. Crocus has over 400 scented shrubs on sale with great quality, great plants.

To view and buy anything from the Crocus great range of scented plants follow this link.

Some favourites below

Scented border collection

Ready made border

This selection is guaranteed to look good, smell even better and provide months of scented colour in your garden.  

To buy and for more info, prices and delivery  Click the link below

Choisya ternata Mexican orange blossom

Choisya ternata

 Beautifully scented,  known as the Mexican Orange Blossom an evergreen shrub with glossy leaves and attractive white flowers in late May /June

To buy and for more info, prices and delivery  Click the link below

Lavandula angusifolia 'Hidcote'

Lavandula angusifolia

l.'Hidcote' is one of the hardiest of Lavenders. Its aromatic scent is unmissable and wonderful planted alongside a path.

To buy and for more info, prices and delivery  Click the link below

Philadelphus 'Virginal'

Philadelphus 'Virginal'

It's common name is Mock Orange, Philadelphus has many highly scented flowers in June and July.

To buy and for more info, prices and deliver click the link below.

 

Wild flowers at Crocus

Growing wild flowers

Annual wildflowers make a great splash of colour in the garden. 

A wildflower area can be grown from seed or a pre seeded mat depending on the size of the area you are seeding.

Cornfield wildflower seed

Cornfield seed collection

Colourful collection of annual wildflower seed.

Pre seeded wildflower seed matt

Pre seeded mat

Crocus have three different mat to choose from, illustrated is a mix of seed attractive to bees.

Plants for Shade

Crocus has an extensive selection of plants and shrubs suitable for growing in shade.  Almost all gardens have areas of shade where gardeners need to plant shrubs and perennials which either prefer shade or are at least shade tolerant. Illustrated below are some Sunday Gardener's favourites suitable for shade. I have picked out the Hosta collection for their lush foliage. Skimmia Japonica, Geranium macrorrhizum and  the shady pink collection.

To see all the Crocus shade collections, follow this link.

The Hosta collection

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Perennials

Perennials are the backbone of border planting in the garden. Reliable plants which return every year adding colour and scent. Perennials can be evergreen, semi-evergreen or herbaceous depending on the plant but by definition, they will re grow and flower each year. There are hundreds of Perennials on the crocus web site to review and purchase below are 4 of my favourites which you can find by seaching on the names