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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 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.
“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.
Bright, colourful petals over a long flowering season. Adaptable to shade, partial sun and sun and weather conditions.
*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: MixedSuitable for Hanging Baskets? YesSuitable for Patio Containers? YesScented? Not ScentedPlant Type: AnnualBotanical name: Impatiens walleriana
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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.
They have never grown or thrived as I would have hoped. I potted them on within 24 hours of arriving into Jacks Magic compost and kept them in an unheated greenhouse. Bedded out 2nd week of May, only now are they really starting to flower but are still small, unhappy looking plants.
Plants arrived in good condition. Planted out and growing well. Always receive plants in good condition and competitively priced from Brookside for many years.
The Busy Lizzies arrived in perfect condition as always and are already growing on well.
All plants packed well and arrived in good condition
Delivery on time, all plants good and healthy, now potted on and doing well.
good quality took well to the packing and the journey and then being potted up. now looking very strongvery pleased with them.
Pleased with quality of all plants ordered, growing nicely thanks
Excellent plants and service they appear to be well grown but needing growing on as you stated .
Lovely healthy plants in good condition. Well packaged. Delivered on time. Would definitely recommend and purchase again. Well done Brookside
Received in perfect order. Would have liked them to have been a bit bigger but under the circumstances... I have nowhere to grow plants on so they had to go straight out and it will be a while before there is any show. However I would certainly buy again.
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Impatien Beacon Mix (Busy Lizzie) | Tray of 350 Plug Plants£39.99
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