Growing Calendar for Primrose 'Blue Butterfly' - Bedding Plants
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Create an attractive flower display in late winter and into early spring with primrose Blue Butterfly when other flowers are absent. Each softly-scented flower emerges from February from promising buds and attracts beneficial pollinating insects as they come out of sheltering over winter.
Flowering happily in full sun or even part-shade Blue Butterfly is useful for many garden situations including containers by the door, at the allotment or in a shady flower beds among daffodils and snowdrops.
Plant with aconites and snowdrops in beds underneath garden trees that are just about to come into bud to see in the spring. Alternatively grow around allotment beds to add some colour and encourage pollinating insects.
Put your plug plants into 9cm pots filled with soil if the weather is still cold when your flowers arrive and transfer into the garden once they are a little bigger and they fill up your 9cm pots.
How your plants arrive:
Your plants are sent to you as young plants containing a ‘plug’ of soil with roots and some young green stems and leaves. Although they are small plants they are just the right size to get growing fast once you plant them in bigger pots.
Your flower plants will arrive to you in a plastic container with a lid (which acts as a mini-greenhouse) to create an effective humid atmosphere for your young plants to thrive and get a promising start to give you lovely flowers. Your container may come in a box for extra protection when leaving our nursery to arriving at your home.
Your step-by-step guide to growing successful bedding plants.
Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.
We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days