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An intense blue shade giving depth of colour to basket, patio container and tub displays.
This compact variety with its mounded habit and well-branched stems is covered in hundreds of double flower petals with deep yellow centres throughout the summer, and no need to dead head!
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Brand: Brookside NurserySupplied as: 5 Large Plug PlantsHabit: TrailingPosition: Sun or Partial ShadePrimary Flower Colour: BlueSuitable for Hanging Baskets? YesSuitable for Patio Containers? YesScented? Aromatic FoilagePlant Type: Tender PerennialTrail Length: 40cm (15")Botanical name: Chaenostoma cordatum
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Smaller orders are dispatched via Royal Mail 1st Class, larger orders via Parcelforce 24.
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Pot Ready, Large, Healthy plants individually rooted in large plugs of compost. Ideal for planting into baskets, containers or small areas in the garden. Best results achieved if grown on for a short while in 9cm/10cm pots prior to planting out if planting straight into garden borders. Tender varieties will need protecting from frost. Compost volume around 4-5cm deep x 3-4cm square. Foliage height 5cm-12cm (depending on variety). Full growing instructions are provided.
Essential flowers, generally used as ‘filler ins’ to bulk out hanging baskets, are easy to grow but are worth taking care of as they will give months of colour and form to your hanging baskets and containers. Our selections of these pretty plants are tried and tested for health, vigour and longevity and come in varied colours from whites, yellows, pinks, reds, purples and blues, so you can accessorize your basket!
Coming to you as large plug plants, all these plugs will all benefit from being potted on as soon as you can, to give them a chance to produce strong bushy growth before planting into their final positions after the risk of frost has passed in your area.
The plants do not need pinching out at all unless you want to restrict their growth.
***Water every day especially in hot weather to ensure the roots do not become dry.
General Growing Advice
Using a good quality multi-purpose compost, pot up your plugs into 10cm pots or 6 cell trays. 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.
Arrived in good condition. Plants are putting on new growth and so far are withstanding the very cold weather. They are potted up and protected by 2 layers of fleece in an unheated polytunnel.
We have used this company for a few years now. They always keep you informed of delivery. Delivery always on time and plants arrive in excellent condition. We have no complaints over the 5 years we have used them.
Unfortunately, due to the corona virus, all my order (for bacopa, calibrachoa, fuschias & geranium) all came very late in May, they were rather stunted and have still not recovered two weeks later. I have had to go out to a garden centre to replace some as my baskets are rather bare.
Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear the plugs were stunted and have emailed you to see if we can assist further.
Arrived well packaged healthy plugs which have planted on really well only been few weeks but they are doing really well
Lovely colour, robust plants & have all grown on nicely & already in place outside.
Arrived safe and sound. The plug plants are just perfect I cant wait to get gardening. They were very well wrapped. Thank you for the fantastic service. Kindest RegardsPamela
Super healthy, flowering in no time
Lovely healthy plants & delivery was prompt with delivery tracking given. Brookside plants are always of great quality & these Bacopa lovely & healthy. I would highly recommend Brookside.
Part of a larger order - all plants were healthy and well grown.
I purchase hundreds of plants per year, Brookside quality is consistently good, sadly I left ordering too late this year to get most of what I wanted
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