Blue Lace Shade Collection

Our number one favourite shade container last summer. It looked marvellous all summer and autumn. More
9cm pot and jumbo seedling collection 511295-8 £23.95

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Our number one favourite shade container last summer. This mini campanula-like flower has saucer flowers above lacy fern athyrium leaves. It looked marvellous all summer and autumn.

This collection contains:
Border Position Container Garden
Soil Type Acid - Neutral
Site Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 45cm (18in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Space all plants evenly and position for effect depending on the size and shape of your container. Plant plugs slightly proud of the surface in a bright position, use fresh peat-free multipurpose compost and add crocks for drainage. Plant out after the risk of frosts.
Care Tips Water well until established, mulch in spring with a layer of compost or bark chippings.
Flowering July - October
Harvesting Flower production: 4 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Plant Delivery - When in stock, please allow up to 4-6 weeks for despatch. For fruit & veg bare roots/crowns or potatoes, please allow up to 2 weeks for despatch.

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Blue Lace Shade Collection reviews

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Reviewed 20th April 2020 by Yve

Lovely shade collection beautiful combination of plants

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Reviewed 29th August 2019 by Susan

Two of the ferns are great, the other is getting better but the blue flowers all died within a week

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Catherine

Healthy plants delivered well packaged. The blue-flowered plants rapidly outgrew the ferns to the point you can barely see the ferns. Flowering plants grew very tall quickly and flopped. Not sure that these work too well in a pot together. Wish there had been some advice on maintenance - should I have cut back the flowering plants or provided support for them?

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Joan

A bit on the small side well packed for delivery

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Barbara M West

Browalia hasn't done well but the ferns are a lovely colour for a shady pot.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Valerie

The blue plant has been bblooming beautifully for a long time. However, they are so tall, I can’t see the ferns underneath .