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Geranium F1 Horizon Mixed | Tray of 40 Plug Plants£10.99
Geranium Horizon are uniform, well-branched, lush foliaged plants bearing multiple stemmed large, strong flowers, perfect in shape and shatter free.
Miracle-Gro Slow Release All Purpose Plant Food | 1kg£5.99
Grows plants twice as big. One application feeds plants for up to 6 months,
Impatiens Beacon Bright Red will be smothered in warm-toned red petals giving a long season of colour to border and container displays.
“Bringing a light in the darkness and colour to the shade” aptly describes the fabulous long-awaited and brand-new Impatiens Beacon range, the gardener’s favourite Busy Lizzie, for versatility and summer long performance.
After many years of breeding efforts, the Beacon range has been proven to have high resistance to Impatiens Downy Mildew.
The Impatiens Beacon range are easy to grow, tough and reliable plants that will be in flower all season and perform well in baskets, window boxes, patio containers and flower beds in shaded areas.
*Annuals Category Winner of the New Plant Awards 2019 at the HTA National Plant Show.
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Brand: Brookside NurserySupplied as: Tray of 40 Plug PlantsHabit: UprightEventual Height: 25-30cm (10-12")Eventual Spread: 30-35cm (12-14")Position: Full sun/Partial Sun/ShadePrimary Flower Colour: RedSuitable for Hanging Baskets? YesSuitable for Patio Containers? YesScented? Not ScentedPlant Type: AnnualBotanical name: Impatiens walleriana
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For all orders under £40 in value we make a one off P&P charge of £4.95 per order.
Smaller orders are dispatched via Royal Mail 1st Class, larger orders via Parcelforce 24.
We are the only online plug plants supplier to offer a choice of a specific dispatch week for your order. When placing your order, use the drop down box above to select your required dispatch week. You can also alter dispatch weeks in the shopping basket.
All our plug plants are shipped in specially designed packaging to keep the root system in place and the foliage protected in transit.
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The most economical way to purchase your plants. Securely rooted, strong plants in mini-plugs of compost. Will need to be transplanted and grown on before planting out ready to flower. Tender varieties will need protecting from frost. Compost volume around 2.6cm deep x 1.8cm square. Foliage height 1.5cm-5cm (depending on variety). Full growing instructions are provided.
Using a good quality multi-purpose compost, pot up your plugs into 10cm pots. Once your plug plants have been potted on and labelled, water them in well and grow on for around 5-6 weeks. Water once the compost starts to dry out.
If preferred you can pot on the plugs into hanging baskets, flower bags or pots. Add a slow release plant food like Miracle-Gro Slow Release All Purpose Plant Food to your compost which will give extra nutrients for strong and healthy plant growth.
Keep plants frost free until mid/late May and then harden off before being placed in their final positions when the risk of frost has passed in your area.
Water as necessary giving a liquid feed such as Neudorff Organic Plant Feed as instructed throughout the growing season.
***For packs of 20/40 plug plants gently remove the small plugs from the tray by pushing up from the bottom using a pencil.
Maintain a just compost, drying out will cause flower abortion, while wet compost will cause the plant to stretch and reduce flowering. Plants require good light but shade lightly on very bright days to keep flowers above the foliage and prevent leaf burn. Space plants well in their growing environment to avoid stretching.
Good hygiene should be maintained throughout the growing phase. Try not to get the compost too wet and allow the plants as much light as possible. Maintain temperature levels and avoid leaving plants wet late in the day to prevent growth tip abortion. Gradually acclimatise plants to the outside conditions by placing in a sheltered place during the day and bring them back inside at night. Watch out for cold winds as well as pets, birds, mice etc. After all risk of frost has passed they can be left out or planted into their final flowering position for you to enjoy.
Impatiens grow well in semi-shade and make excellent long-lasting summer colour plants in tubs, pots, baskets, pouches as well as beds and borders. They make very good all year round house plants and can be over wintered in a cool room indoors or a frost free greenhouse. Regular feeding about once a week will ensure blooms all summer.
Brookside Nursery Top Tip – Pinching out the first flower buds will ensure that the plant will put its energies into a good root system and foliage growth which will result in a stronger, bushier plant with more flowers.
*** For packs of 40 plug plants gently remove the small plugs from the tray by pushing up from the bottom using a pencil.
Arrived sick and Anaemic . Apparently packed long before posting which was overnight.Recovering slowly in greenhouse.
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Great healthy plugs have bought these before and from healthy plugs grew magnificent healthy busy lizzie's
Easy to order. Good communication. Plants arrived on time and in excellent condition. Well packaged. Many thanks.
This is the third year running I have had my plug plants from yourselves and even in these uncertain times they were received at the stated time. Thank you and stay safe. Janet
plants arrived on time and in good condition . Its up to me now .
Excellent very good thanks
Very good quality plug plants, well packed and delivered as promised. A faultless Service.
Hello, your package arrived and I unpacked and planted straight away. When I unpacked them they looked in very poor condition. I planted them in little compartments and have now lost about 15 plants. A little disappointing. The geraniums are fine they are beginning to stand up beautifully. Harold Knight
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Impatien Beacon Mixed (Busy Lizzie) | Tray of 40 Plug Plants£9.99
Impatiens Beacon Mix has a mix of vibrant colours from the brand-new Impatiens Beacon varieties with a blend of Bright Reds, Corals, Oranges, Salmon, Violet Shades and White.
Impatien Beacon Violet Shades (Busy Lizzie) | Tray of 40 Plug Plants£9.99
Impatiens Beacon Violet Shades has a blend of vibrant tones of bright violet and burgundy-violet with mid-green foliage on moderately vigorous plants.
Impatien Beacon White (Busy Lizzie) | Tray of 40 Plug Plants£9.99
Pure white flowers adorn Impatiens Beacon White with mid-green foliage on moderately vigorous plants.
Lobelia Crystal Palace (Bush/Upright) | Tray of 40 Plug Plants£5.99
Upright Bush Lobelia Crystal Palace is a very popular and useful edging plant. Striking blue flowers above bronze foliage.
Begonia Illumination White (Trailing) | 5 Large Plug Plants£5.99
Our Trailing Begonia Illumination White plug plants produce profuse, clear white flowers.
Impatien Beacon Orange (Busy Lizzie) | Tray of 40 Plug Plants£9.99
Sunny and fresh orange blooms with bright green foliage bring a dazzling display to your summer borders and pots.
Impatien Beacon Coral (Busy Lizzie) | Tray of 40 Plug Plants£9.99
Pretty coral-pink flowers adorn Impatiens Beacon Coral with bright green leaves accentuating the fabulous colour.