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Suttons plants to save a dull summer garden

Helenium Short 'n' Sassy
Helenium Short 'n' Sassy. Picture; Suttons

Get late summer colour and donate to Cancer Research!

Fallen behind with your garden plans and think it’s too late to plant for summer colour? Well, it’s not – these examples for Suttons Summer/Autumn Catalogue will rescue your garden from the doldrums.

Everyone likes something new and these four varieties will give your garden great late season highlights.

Apart from eye-catching blooms, the Impatiens and Cosmos plug plants make a £1 donation per pack to Cancer Research UK.

Helenium Short ‘n’ Sassy: Vibrant colour from summer through to autumn. Compact plants that will put on a long-lasting display of blooms with golden petals surrounding chocolate-coloured cones. Strong flower stems are ideal for cutting. Flowers July-September. Height 30-45cm (12-18″). 1 potted plant, £9.99.

Impatiens Plug Plants – F1 Lollipop Bubblegum Mix: A pink-and-white colour mix of these easy-to-grow, weather tolerant plants.They will happily grow in containers, baskets, and borders. Height 20-30cm (8-12″). £1 from the sale of each promotional pack goes to Cancer Research UK.

Hydrangea Trio
Hydrangea Trio. Picture; Suttons

Cosmos Double Take: Spectacular pink bicoloured, full to semi-double flowers with yellow eyes all summer. Height 90-120cm (3-4′). 15 garden ready plugs £9.99, 30 plugs for £14.99. £1 from the sale of each promotional pack goes to Cancer Research UK.

Hydrangea Trio: Three complementary coloured plants in the same pot – pink, blue and white, which will look great in a garden or in a patio container. They are easy to grow if watered regularly. Supplied as three plants in a 14cm pot for £14.99.

For more information, visit www.suttons.co.uk.

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Mandy Watson is a freelance journalist and an incurable plantaholic. MandyCanUDigIt grew from the tiny seed of a Twitter account into the rainforest of information you see before you. Gardening columnist for the Sunderland Echo, Shields Gazette and Hartlepool Mail and editor of the Teesdale Mercury Magazine. Attracted by anything rebellious, exotic and nerdy, even after all these years. Passionate about northern England and gardens everywhere. Falls over a lot.


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