Busy Lizzies: How to grow
Busy Lizzies provide a mass of vibrant colour, with many varieties available such as ‘Shimmer Rose’.
Sow Busy Lizzie seeds from February to April in Gro-Sure Seed & Cutting Compost in the greenhouse or on a kitchen windowsill.
Harden off throughout May and plant out once all risk of frost has passed.
Busy Lizzies enjoy sun or partial shade and require well drained soil.
If planting in borders incorporate organic matter such as Westland Soil Conditioner first. Plants will also thrive in pots or hanging baskets.
Protect your plants with a reliable slug killer, such as Eraza Slug and Snail Killer.
Dead head regularly to encourage prolonged flowering.