Our selection of plants to grow from seed for bedding out but particularly useful for tubs, planters and hanging baskets.
Begonia Dragon Wings is an amazing pink or red annual Begonia producing lush, vigorous growth and stunning flowers right up until the first frosts. Use Dragon Wing Begonias as the focus of stunning mixed or solo containers, hanging baskets or bedding. They produce loose clusters of Red or Pink bell-like blooms on 15" plants with glossy, dark green, wing-shaped leaves. These large bold plants thrive in partial to full shade or filtered sun. Despite the 2011 poor summer these plants grown from seed produced a fantastic display for us right through to November!
Chiastophyllum Solar Yellow is a hardy, arching evergreen perennial with large fleshy ovate leaves often used in rockeries or containers. In spring an intense flush of yellow weeping flowers are produced creating a real splash of welcome colour. Best in well drained compost and partial sun.
Selected for its colourful foliage, 'Solar Yellow' is a cultivar of Chiastophyllum oppositifolium, a hardy succulent perennial from the Caucasus. It spreads slowly to form a mound of fleshy oval blue-green leaves 15cm to 20cm tall. Hardy to -20C
Impatiens New Guinea Java is a large flowered variety in an array of bright colours, with green and bronze foliage. The best so far for pots, patios, tubs and baskets. Halfhardy perennial that can be overwintered in a warm greenhouse for huge plants the following year. Colours in red, salmon, white, pink, lilac and some bicolours.
Please Note that the New Guinea Impatiens are not susceptible to the downy mildew disease currently attacking ordinary varieties!
Germination -- Easy ■ Moderate ■ and Challenging ■
Backlog for Fresh Seed ♦ Flavour ♪
Hardiness - To -5°C җ To -10°C җҗ Fully Hardy җҗҗ
Needs Shady Position ☻ Sunny Position ☻ Water Loving ♥