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

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.

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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.

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:  Mixed
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 £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.

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For more information about international and Northern Ireland 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 (118 Reviews):  
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Impatient Beacon Mixed
Tuesday, 18 May 2021  | 

Arrived looking a bit sad, mainly because they felt very cold I felt! Repotted with TLC and now coming along nicely thank you. I'm sure, knowing the quality of your plants, they will be fine. I just wonder whether they had had an unscheduled sleep over somewhere chilly en route here!


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Busy lizzies
Tuesday, 18 May 2021  | 

Well packaged. Plants very small leaves very yellow. Out of 40 cells 4 or 5 completely empty. Half remaining plants just shrivelled up remaining plants very poor


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Impatience busy lizzie
Tuesday, 18 May 2021  | 

Unfortunately only 25% serviced planting on


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40 Plug bizzy lizzies
Tuesday, 18 May 2021  | 

I ordered 40 plug bizzy lizzies to arrive mid April. The delivery date was changed and the arrived early May. This was not a problem which I accepted. When they arrived the plugs where not in good condition ie there were probably 1/3 of them with just one leaf or with both side leaves dead with only the very tiny centre of the plant struggling. I planted them up as soon as they arrived, sticking to the planting advice info enclosed. Two weeks on I have probably lost 15 of the plugs and the others are not flourishing as they should. I have used your nursery before with good results, which is why I was astonished with the quality of these plugs. No, I would not purchase these again.


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Happy customer
Tuesday, 18 May 2021  | 

The impatiens I bought were good healthy plugs, quick delivery, and great communication I knew exactly when to expect them, I shall be buying again without any doubt, a very happy customer.....thank you.


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Imaptiens
Thursday, 13 May 2021  | 

Delivered in good shape but I did lose a few of them in potting up. But the plants I have are healthy and thriving. Would recommend Brookside for the care they provide to both their plants and their customers!


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Too small
Thursday, 13 May 2021  | 

Would have liked these busy lizzies to be larger. They have taken a long time to get going


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Not many survived
Thursday, 13 May 2021  | 

Unfortunately only 50% of mine have survived so far. Think more might not make it. Very tiny plug plants. One didn't even have a leaf-just a tiny 1mm stalk. Rest of plugs from this nursery were great but I wouldn't order the impatiens again.


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Busy lizzies
Tuesday, 11 May 2021  | 

These plants arrived when expected but did not look as good as the other plants I had ordered the leaves were a bit on the yellow side. They are in the greenhouse with the other plants but are not thriving and I have lost to date about 12 plants from the batch with I expect some more dying as they don’t look very good. Sadly unhappy with these plants.


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Busy Lizzie plug plants
Tuesday, 11 May 2021  | 

Great plants always provide a splash of colour
And great nursery who provide them and great service


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