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Full of vivid tones, this easy-to-grow plant is ideal for pots and flower beds which are based on colour. The flowers grow to an even height so are perfect as a display flower in planters, hanging baskets and more.
Plant where there is maximum sunlight for early flowering.
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Brand: Brookside NurserySupplied as: Tray of 40 Plug PlantsHabit: UprightEventual Height: 15cm (6")Eventual Spread: 20cm (8")Position: Full SunPrimary Flower Colour: PinkSuitable for Hanging Baskets? YesSuitable for Patio Containers? YesScented? Not ScentedPlant Type: AnnualRHS Plants for Pollinators: YesBotanical name: Dianthus chinensis
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Smaller orders are dispatched via Royal Mail 1st Class, larger orders via Parcelforce 24.
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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.
General 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 but remember, Begonias generally will not thrive if overwatered, so it’s worth keeping an eye on them.
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 40 plug plants gently remove the small plugs from the tray by pushing up from the bottom using a pencil.
Ageratum Specific Advice
Ageratums are generally very easy to grow.
To keep ageratums blooming, regularly dead head the spent blooms.
Watering regularly until ageratum plants are fully established.
Great plants thanks
Lovely strong plants and are growing well. Small buds forming so can't wait to see them flowering. Thank you.
Excellent plug plants, now growing nicely.
Had a few deliverys from Brookside always been pleased with quality
No surprise again this year, that all of your plugs are just simply the best quality and healthiest
We have bought Raspberry Parfait for the park before and they are really pretty little gems. Pot on the sturdy little plugs and they soon grow ready to plant out. Our park users look forward to seeing them in bloom each year.Thank you Brookside for your excellent service.
Very pleased as they arrived promptly and in excellent condition. They are growing well and represent excellent value for money.
ARRIVED WHEN EXPECTED POTTED UP READY FOR WHEN THE FROSTS HAVE FINISHED EXCELLENT PLANTS
Plugs planted and are outside looking very good.
I was delighted to receive my plants. Very healthy looking and well packaged. I will certainly order again.
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