Impatien Beacon Mix (Busy Lizzie) | Tray of 350 Plug Plants
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Impatien Beacon Mix (Busy Lizzie) | Tray of 350 Plug Plants

Impatien Beacon is new to our range and is the first impatien to offer high resistance to downy mildew! 

Choose your preferred dispatch week. Please select the same week for all items on your order if possible. You can also amend dispatch weeks in the shopping basket.
260270 Price:  £39.99

Impatien Beacon is new to our range and is the first Impatien to offer high resistance to downy mildew, replacing our older variety's of Impatiens. Fill your garden with a colourful mix of these impatiens , these disease-resistant plants, which in trials have out performed many other Impatien varieties, will be sure to impress.

You will receive a tray of 350 Premium Quality Professionally Produced Plug Plants. All orders are carefully packed and shipped in our specially designed packaging. Plant your plug plants into 9cm pots and grow on with cold weather protection, then plant out once the danger of frost has passed. Get the plants that the professional growers use delivered direct to your door!

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:  350 Plug Plants
Habit:  Upright
Eventual Height:  25-30cm (10-12")
Eventual Spread:  30-35cm (12-14")
Position:  Full Sun or Partial Shade
Primary Flower Colour:  Mixed
Secondary Flower Colour:  Pink, Purples, Red and Whites
Suitable for Hanging Baskets?  Yes
Suitable for Patio Containers?  Yes
Scented?  Yes
Plant Type:  Annual
Botanical name:  ‎Impatiens walleriana

Free UK delivery on all orders over £50!

For all orders under £50 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.

For more information about international and Northern Ireland deliveries, please click here.

Size guide - Pack of 350 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 2.3cm deep x 1.3cm 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.

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 40/20 plug plants gently remove the small plugs from the tray by pushing up from the bottom using a pencil. 

Impatien Advice

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.

Pest and disease: Keep a eye out for greenfly, Whitefly, Red Spider Mite (Two spotted Mite) and other pests. If they become a problem, use a recommended proprietary brand of insecticide. Botrytis (grey mould) may affect the flower buds and cause them to drop, so try to avoid watering from above and increase the ventilation. Pick off any badly affected flowers and spray with a recommended proprietary brand of fungicide. Don't forget to deadhead and remove any damaged flowers or leaves. Deadheading will promote more flowers and help reduce the spread of any pests or disease.

Average Rating (13 Reviews):  
Write a Review and share your opinions!

Rating:  
Busy Lizzie’s
Thursday, 1 April 2021  | 

I’ve recently ordered 350 Busy Lizzie plug plants for our pocket garden.
They came exactly on time and in great condition.
I would thoroughly recommend Brookside Nursereies!
Thanks guys!


Rating:  
Impatients
Thursday, 25 June 2020  | 

Very good and plugs are growing well


Rating:  
Splendid product, great service
Thursday, 25 June 2020  | 

Plants arrived nine days after dispatch. That was longer than expected but presumably was due to the postal services being affected by current circumstances. In any case, the packing was excellent and every. single one of the 350 plant plug was fine. Each has subsequently been planted out, either by potting on or direct into the ground, and all are growing away well.


Rating:  
Fantastic service as always
Tuesday, 23 June 2020  | 

So pleased with my recent order from Brookside - plugs arrived a day after dispatch and in fantastic condition, not a single one was less than perfect. So very pleased and highly recommend Brookside nursery for service, efficiency, communication and quality. Thank you.


Rating:  
Every little plug is perfect
Tuesday, 23 June 2020  | 

Wonderful service, good communication and perfect little plugs.
In a tray if 350, not a single withered plug. They were struggling to bloom in the tray itself as small as they were. I hope that I can keep them as well. Thanks Brookside. I will return


Rating:  
Busy lassoes
Monday, 22 June 2020  | 

All 360 plugs have taken well to there new surrounding and are stating to flourish. When they arrived they where very healthy and well watered. More than pleased.


Rating:  
CarolGodwin
Monday, 22 June 2020  | 

Plants arrived looking very healthy and are growing very well in seed trays hope to plant them in pots and garden soon


Rating:  
plug plants
Monday, 18 May 2020  | 

second to none delighted once again


Rating:  
Excellent
Tuesday, 21 April 2020  | 

Arrived in great quality, healthy well rooted plugs, very well packed


Rating:  
SUPERB QUALITY PLUG PLANTS
Sunday, 12 April 2020  | 

Superb quality plants as always. I highly recommended Brookside Nursery, I find the quality of their plants to be head and shoulders above other suppliers I have used and the ability to be able to select your delivery week is extremely helpful


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Wholesale 'Grower Trays' Discount Structure

We offer generous discounts on our Wholesale Plug Plant trays meaning the more you buy, the more you save:

Number of Trays Percentage Discount
5-10 Trays 5%
11-20 Trays 10%
21-50 Trays 15%
50+ Trays 20%

Your discount will be automatically deducted in the shopping basket.

This discount structure does not apply to sale items in our 'Sale' category.

 


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