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Bump Up Your Colour Pot Sales

With the increased demand of Perennials over the coming weeks for premium pot colour in Garden Centres, Ball Colegrave have ensured there is good availability on many of our most popular varieties for immediate delivery.


Their top-selling jumbo 5cm Ball 40 liners are a popular plug format for instant colour sales from May to August, perfect to extend the bedding season.


The First Year Flowering Ball 40 range are perfect to drop into 2 - 3 litre pots for quick-turn colour sales for sales through to July. All are automatically supplied with a full colour label.


These include varieties such as;

  • Astilbe Astary
    Campanula Rapido
    Gaura Sparkle White
    Hollyhock Spring Celebrities
    Lychnis Molten Lava
    Papaver Moondance
    Solidago Golden Baby

The Tissue Culture Ball 40 liners are perfect to extend the sales season with premium nonstop colour in 2 – 3 litre pots right through to August. For example, the Heuchera make bold pots of foliage in June/July, whereas the Echinacea pack a punch of colour in July/August. These varieties are loaded with vigour and provide high performance plants that always look stunning at retail in big pots.


These include varieties such as;

  • Brunnera Jack Frost
    Echinacea Double Scoop Cranberry
    Echinacea Green Jewel
    Echinacea Sensation Pink
    Echinacea Sombrero series
    Echinacea Sunseekers Salmon
    Echinacea White Meditation
    Geranium hardy collection (including the popular Rozanne)
    Heuchera & Heucherella (8 newly released varieties)
    Rudbeckia Little Goldstar

To see the full range of Lasting Beauty Perennials. CLICK HERE


How to Order:

Ball Colegrave advise ordering quickly whilst there is availability. When its gone, its gone!


Log into WebTrack™ to check our full availability and order online. If you haven't yet registered with WebTrack™, it's quick and easy to do and offers lots of great tools and information.


Otherwise, please contact your local Ball Colegrave Technical Sales Representative or Customers Services to place your order.

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