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Bedding Plants

At Suttons Seeds we pride ourselves in producing top quality Bedding Plants which have been grown to be delivered at the optimum time for you to plant on and grow successfully.

Bedding plants are an essential part of your garden design and we have a full range of popular and specialist varieties to suit your needs. Whether you’re planting summer bedding plants, winter bedding plants, spring bedding plants or in borders and containers, we have the best plants for you.

Suitable for growing in full sun or partial shade, our bedding plants come in a variety of sized plug plants and potted varieties to suit your space.

Browse our range of bedding plants and grow something different today - Quality guaranteed!

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  1. Begonia Plants - Illumination Apricot Shades Quick View

    Begonia Plants - Illumination Apricot Shades

    Despatch from 30/04/2018. 15 Garden Ready Plugs
  2. Tithonia Seeds - Orange (Mexican Sunflower) Quick View

    Tithonia Seeds - Orange (Mexican Sunflower)

    Delivery within 7 days Average Packet Content 70 seeds
  3. Skimmia Plant - Magic Marlot Quick View

    Skimmia Plant - Magic Marlot

    Delivery within 7 days 1 x 1.5 Litre Potted Plant
  4. Lavender Plant - Hidcote Quick View

    Lavender Plant - Hidcote

    Available - 1 Potted Plant, 3 Potted Plants or 6 Potted Plants
    From£9.99
  5. Cosmea Seeds - Rubies in Sunshine Quick View

    Cosmea Seeds - Rubies in Sunshine

    Delivery within 7 days Average Packet Content 25 seeds
  6. Happy Bee Flower Bulb Mixture in Paper Bag Quick View

    Happy Bee Flower Bulb Mixture in Paper Bag

    Delivery within 7 days 1 Bag of 80 Mixed Bulb
  7. Salvia Seeds - Purple Fairy Tale Quick View

    Salvia Seeds - Purple Fairy Tale

    Delivery within 7 days Average Packet Content 30 seeds
  8. Aubrieta Seeds - Cascade Red Quick View

    Aubrieta Seeds - Cascade Red

    Delivery within 7 days Average Packet Content 100 seeds
  9. Lobelia Plants - Crystal Palace Quick View

    Lobelia Plants - Crystal Palace

    Despatch from 30/04/2018. 20 Value Plug Plants
  10. Potentilla Plant - fruticosa Yellow Quick View

    Potentilla Plant - fruticosa Yellow

    Despatch from 24/11/2017. 1 Bare Root Plant
  11. Petunia Plants - Bella Quick View

    Petunia Plants - Bella

    Despatch from 30/04/2018. 6 Super Plug Plants
  12. Eryngium alpinum Seeds - Blue Ice Quick View

    Eryngium alpinum Seeds - Blue Ice

    Delivery within 7 days Average Packet Content 50 seeds
  13. Rose Plant - Hamilton Princess Quick View

    Rose Plant - Hamilton Princess

    Delivery within 14 days 1 Bare Root Plant
 
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How to Plant Bedding Plants

First, decide on the colour schemes and plant combinations you wish to achieve - are you looking for harmonious colour combinations or bold contrasting schemes?

Consider how large the plants are going to grow and think about the patterns you wish to make with them within the bed or border. Plant tall items in the middle of a bed or the rear of a border, and low-growing plants at the edge.

Do not plant bedding plants when it's too hot, and remember to water them thoroughly first, while they're still in their trays.

Ensure that the planting area is free from weeds and thoroughly cultivated with a fork.

With a trowel, dig a hole slightly bigger than the root of the plant. Remove the plant from its pot or tray, trying not to disturb the roots. position it into the hole and then draw the surrounding soil back in and firm gently. Water plants thoroughly and protect from slugs and snails.

Spring Bedding Plants

Not long from now, when summer bedding comes to an end, the garden starts to fade. Autumn and winter bedding plants will provide some colour immediately, and throughout the coldest and darkest days of winter, and spring bedding plants will flower for weeks on end throughout spring!

Growing on your young plants

On receipt of your plans carefully unpack and check the compost is moist. Should the compost be dry water the plants carefully using a small watering can, and allow to drain.

A 7cm pot filled loosely with moist compost is ideal to plant these sturdy young plants into. In each pack you will find a dibber stick. Gently push it through the base hole of each cell and ease the plant and root plug out of the tray, placing it into the centre of the filled pot until the roots of the plug are covered. Firm the compost gently around the base of the plug whilst ensuring the stem and leaves remain above the top layer.

Alternatively, plant into trays of compost. A 36x22cm (14x81⁄2″) tray will hold up to 24 plants. Grow on in a light place at a temperature of 16 °c (60°F).The plants can be planted outdoors once they have a strong root system and the danger of frost has passed which in most areas is during late May/early June.

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