Why not indulge in transforming your garden into your very own outdoor room? Stanton Nurseries and Garden Centre prides itself on its variety of plants.
The resulting variegated busy Lizzie – or impatiens Masquerade, to give the plant its proper name – has unusual lime green and green foliage, offset by striking scarlet flowers.
Wow! This sparkling Busy Lizzie will be sure to brighten up your day. The regal, gold-lined foliage of Busy Lizzie Masquerade will give interest way before the scarlet-red flowers open. By mid-summer, you'll have a knockout display - plants make a great specimen for decorative pots as well as bedding and borders.
It was just a stroke of luck for the Tucker family. Jenny Tucker, who runs Stanton Nurseries with her husband Bill and son James, was sorting out the last few cuttings they had for sale when she spotted something a little out of the ordinary among that year's plants. "Every year we set little pots of seedlings and sell them," says Jenny. "At the end we had about half a dozen pots left which we could've thrown away, but Bill put them into trays and then potted them into six packs, which we then sell.