Impatien Beacon Salmon (Busy Lizzie) | Tray of 40 Plug Plants
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Impatien Beacon Salmon (Busy Lizzie) | Tray of 40 Plug Plants

Proven to have high resistance to Impatiens downy mildew. Bright, colourful petals over a long flowering season. Adaptable to shade, partial and full sun.

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Bringing a warm glow of tropical colour with its salmon-orange flowers, Impatiens Beacon salmon will give months of colour to your summer 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.

See the tabs above or click these links for information on: DeliverySize Guide and Advice.

Click here to see how our Beacon Impatiens performed in trials carried out by Gardening Which Magazine

Brand:  Brookside Nursery
Supplied as:  Tray of 40 Plug Plants
Habit:  Upright
Eventual Height:  25-30cm (10-12")
Eventual Spread:  30-35cm (12-14")
Position:  Full sun/Partial Sun/Shade
Primary Flower Colour:  Orange
Secondary Flower Colour:  Salmon orange/red
Suitable for Hanging Baskets?  Yes
Suitable for Patio Containers?  Yes
Scented?  Not Scented
Plant Type:  Annual
Botanical name:  ‎Impatiens walleriana

Free UK delivery on all orders over £40!

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.

For more information about plant deliveries, please click here.

We can also deliver plants to most EU countries. Delivery charges are dependant on the delivery country and start from £19.99 per order.  For more information about international deliveries, please click here.

Size guide - Tray of 40 Plug Plants 

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.

Growing Advice

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.

Impatien Advice

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. 

Average Rating (7 Reviews):  
Write a Review and share your opinions!

Rating:  
Impatiens Beacon Salmon
Thursday, 11 June 2020  | 

Dried up and discoloured.


Response:

Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear you have been disappointed and have now emailed you to see if we can help further.


Rating:  
good quality plant, as usual from brookside
Thursday, 11 June 2020  | 

The plants arrived thirsty but soon revived after planting and watering. It was however a very hot time for may.


Rating:  
plants ok
Thursday, 4 June 2020  | 

growing on in greenhouse as were a bit small at time,doing well now.


Rating:  
plug plants
Thursday, 28 May 2020  | 

received excellent condition


Rating:  
Impatien Beacon Salmon and White tray of 40 plug plants each
Thursday, 28 May 2020  | 

Arrived in excellent condition, all now growing strongly, have not lost one plant


Rating:  
Standard I have come to expect
Monday, 27 April 2020  | 

Original order easy to place. Delivery confirmed. Arrived on time and well packed for transit. Plants in excellent condition and are now growing on fine.


Rating:  
Impatien beacon
Friday, 24 April 2020  | 

Plants very healthy wrapped very carefully

Average Rating (7 Reviews):  
Write a Review and share your opinions!

Rating:  
Impatiens Beacon Salmon
Thursday, 11 June 2020  | 

Dried up and discoloured.


Response:

Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear you have been disappointed and have now emailed you to see if we can help further.


Rating:  
good quality plant, as usual from brookside
Thursday, 11 June 2020  | 

The plants arrived thirsty but soon revived after planting and watering. It was however a very hot time for may.


Rating:  
plants ok
Thursday, 4 June 2020  | 

growing on in greenhouse as were a bit small at time,doing well now.


Rating:  
plug plants
Thursday, 28 May 2020  | 

received excellent condition


Rating:  
Impatien Beacon Salmon and White tray of 40 plug plants each
Thursday, 28 May 2020  | 

Arrived in excellent condition, all now growing strongly, have not lost one plant


Rating:  
Standard I have come to expect
Monday, 27 April 2020  | 

Original order easy to place. Delivery confirmed. Arrived on time and well packed for transit. Plants in excellent condition and are now growing on fine.


Rating:  
Impatien beacon
Friday, 24 April 2020  | 

Plants very healthy wrapped very carefully


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