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Busy Lizzie 'Accent Mixed'

Impatiens walleriana

Half-hardy Annual

Vigorous, versatile and floriferous, Busy Lizzies are guaranteed to brighten up even the most shaded areas of your garden, giving a bold splash of colour all through the summer and well into autumn. It's little wonder they're the nation's favourite bedding plant. They keep blooming through sun or rain! Busy Lizzie 'Accent Mixed' is a compact variety with a magical array of colours in solid shades and bicolours. Back at long last - we removed traditional Busy Lizzies (Impatiens walleriana) from our range several years ago due to the spread of impatiens downy mildew in the UK. Positive reports from gardeners around the UK, along with problem-free results from our technical trials in Suffolk in the past two years, have given us the confidence to bring traditional Busy Lizzies back. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

Culinary note: Use as a colourful garnish in salads or float in cold drinks. For more details about edible flowers click here.


Buy this variety in a larger plant size

Ideal For:
Flowering Period:
June, July, August, September, October
sun or semi shade
    • 36 busy lizzie plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2017
    • £7.99
    • 36 plug plants + 100g of busy lizzie fertiliser

    • Despatch: By end of May 2017
    • £7.99
    • 72 busy lizzie plug plants

    • SAVE* £2.99  
    • Despatch: By end of May 2017
    • £12.99
Plug plants can be planted directly into flower pouches. For baskets, beds and window boxes, pot up plugs and miniplugs for transplanting at a later date. Grow them on in bright, frost-free conditions, watering sparingly until plugs are fully rooted in. When all risk of frost has passed, acclimatise busy lizzie plants to outdoor conditions over 7 to 10 days, prior to planting in their final positions.
Grow busy lizzies in any well drained soil, in sun or semi shade. Feed and water frequently throughout the summer to promote an endless supply of colourful busy lizzie flowers.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Please see our Delivery / P&P page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.

  1. Nice healthy plants

    By Lisa Smith 01-07-2016

    My 36 bizzie lizzie plug plants arrived in perfect condition in April. I noticed that most plugs contained 2 or sometimes 3 little plants and so being a thrifty gardener, I teased them apart carefully and planted each one in a separate cell of a 24 hole seed tray insert, thereby increasing my stock to 68 plants. This may have had the effect of slowing them up a little as they did take several weeks to get going. They are now planted in the garden and doing well, a lovely mix of colours.


    Thank you very much for your review. I am glad that you have been happy with your Busy Lizzies. Well done you for teasing them apart! I hope we can continue to be of service to you in the future.

  2. yellow plants

    By chris cawsey 21-05-2016

    recieved my bussie lizzies today 50% have yrllow leafs. my geraniums look healthy that arrived separately


    Thank you for your review. I am sorry to learn of your disappointment with your purchase. If you would like to contact our Customer Care Department at, one of our agents will be more than happy to look in to this further for you.

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