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September 2019
Rewarding Four Oaks 2019 Show for Earley Ornamentals

Earley Ornamentals reported a high number of enquiries after its successful Four Oaks 2019 show, which saw the launch of its latest catalogues for the company's 2019/20 Bedding & Patio and Perennial ranges. 
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August 2019
New Varieties, Colours and Catalogues for Four Oaks 2019

Aligning its products with market influences for 2020, Earley Ornamentals has selected new varieties and colours to meet the needs of professional commercial and retail growers. Many of which will be on display at Four Oaks from 3-4 September along with the new 2020 catalogues available to support customers’ 2020 purchase and growing decision.
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June 2019
   Bronze Award for BeautiCal™ at HTA

Our star of the summer, new X Petchoa BeautiCal™, has won a Bronze Award in the Annuals category of The New Plant Awards at the 10th HTA National Plant Show
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May 2019

   Meet this Summer's Star - BeautiCal™

New BeautiCal™, the next generation Petchoa, is to make three appearances at shows this summer, including displays at Gardeners’ World LiveRHS Chelsea as well as starring on the Earley Ornamentals’ stand at the 10th HTA National Plant Show. 
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   Earley Ornamentals Invests in New Gapping Machine

In response to growing product demand from customers, we've upgraded our production facility with a £200,000+ investment in a new gapping machine.
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April 2019

   Prize Winning Veg for Earley Ornamentals Employee

The team at Thirsk-based young plant producer Earley Ornamentals congratulated their colleague Cash & Carry Assistant, Adrian Read following his success for the National Vegetable Society at the 2019 Harrogate Spring Flower Show.
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February 2019

  Cash and Carry Open Day

Our annual invitation-only Cash and Carry trade event is taking place on 7th March 2019. 
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January 2019

  2019 Update

To all our customers, contacts, suppliers and friends. Reflecting on 2018 our 2019 update gives you the latest Earley Ornamentals information.
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November 2018

  Earley Ornamentals on trend colours 2019

Driving colour direction for growers and retailers, here is our colour and plant trends forecast for 2019.
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  SunPatiens® Prove they really are the Power Flower

Long-standing Earley Ornamentals' customer Essex-based Billericay Nurseries proved recently that our SunPatiens® are rightly termed the 'Power Flower'.
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  Earley Ornamentals' best large flower pansy

For growers looking for the most reliable large-flowered pansy, the superior genetics of Earley Ornamentals’ Pansy Premier ensure a strong, good quality and commercial contender with assured breeding provenance. 
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October 2018

  Earley supplies Wisbech winner of Anglia in Bloom 2018

A whole range of Earley Ornamentals’ young plants were supplied to the Wisbech team who planted them up into baskets and barrier troughs. These were then kept in poly tunnels for a few weeks prior to being displayed in situ.  
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September 2018

  NEW 2019 Catalogues - now available
We are pleased to introduce our two new 2019 catalogues. The Earley Ornamentals 2019 catalogue features our latest bedding, basket and patio ranges and the 2019 Perennial catalogue shows our expanded range.

Both are packed with products that have been selected to help you stay ahead and meet the needs of today's challenging retail enviroment.  
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  Earley Ornamental Plants Impress in Alness
Earley Ornamentals supplied over 60 different plant types to a team of volunteers, just north of Inverness, who created magnificent displays throughout Alness High Street. 

Delighted with the performance of the plants and support from Earley, Alness High Street has been entered for the 'Great British High Street Awards' in a bid to be the best High Street in Britain.
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August 2018

  Spotlight 2019 Update
Designed to help growers stay ahead and meet the needs of today’s challenging retail environment, the Earley Ornamentals 2019 range is packed with many new commercial introductions
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July 2018

  Stay Ahead Autumn-Winter 2018
We'd like to share with you our insight to help you select the right Earley Ornamentals pansy and viola products for Autumn/Winter 2018.
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Ready to Order Pansy and Viola
Award winning Pansy Freefall® XL, on trend colours and some new and improved pansy and viola options are now available for Autumn/Winter 2018.
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June 2018


Win at HTA 2018 for new Pansy Freefall® XL
It’s a win for the Earley Ornamentals’ new easy-to-grow Pansy Freefall® XL Bright Yellow. 

This stunning pansy was awarded Silver in the Annuals category in the New Plant Awards at this year’s HTA National Plant Show 2018 at Stoneleigh Park in Coventry.
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  Go Large with Pansy Freefall® XL
Helping growers stay ahead, this brand new series offers the same easy-to-grow Freefall® benefits as the original with the added advantage of much larger flowers of 5-6cm.
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March 2018


Extend the summer with Super Bloomers
The exceptional Earley Ornamentals Super Bloomers collection is a range of robust plants that offer good vigour, structure and prolific flowering. 
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February 2018

  Colour Trends Forecast 2018/19
The power of colour trends is growing year-on-year an or 2018/19 colour confidence looks set to grow. Designed to help growers, retailers and landscape designers stay ahead, Earley colour experts have revealed four key trends in the Earley Ornamentals colour trends forecast for 2018/19.
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January 2018


Staying Ahead - Find out more about our 2018 plans
Providing a flexible service for growers looking to stay ahead and meet the needs for today's challenging retail environment.
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December 2017


Happy Christmas to all our customers, suppliers and friends
As the year closes we wish to share our successes of 2017 and our plans for 2018.
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Product Heroes 2018
Predicted to be the winners for 2018, our Product Heroes are selected from the extensive Earley Ornamentals range to meet the demands of the evolving market and associated trends.
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November 2017

  NEW for 2018 video available now
A short NEW for 2018 video shows the latest additions to the Earley product portfolio, each one selected for its on-trend appeal and commercial opportunity. 
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  New Colours and Mixes Expand 2018 Pansy Premier Range
Four colourful new mixes and a stunning array of new colours have been added to the Pansy Premier F1 range for 2018, which also features 12 and 14 colour mixes. 
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September 2017


Earley Ornamentals awarded at Four Oaks
At this year’s Four Oaks show, UK-based young plant producer Earley Ornamentals was Highly Commended in the Best Plant Introduction Bedding or Pot Plant category for its Supercal® Light Yellow – already one of the company’s predicted highlights for 2018.
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Our premium Perennials Supplement is now available 

Following the successful launch of Premium Perennials in 2017 we are pleased to announce 179 additional lines for 2018 . For the coming season we have expanded the range to include many alpines as well as herbaceous. A new 100 cell tray with a smaller plug is also introduced, ideal for alpine production.
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Earley GROW update Newsletter



GROW autumn 2017 is now available. 

Read about the benefits of choosing an independent UK producer, what's new for 2018 and meet two of our Earley Experts.
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August 2017


2018 Catalogue Supplement Now Available

Always looking to bring you new options, the new 2018 supplement is full of new seriesnew varieties and new colours

Discover more about these new options and download the supplement here. 
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June 2017

  Double HTA Win for Earley's Penstmon Pentastic™
Our Penstemon Pentastic™ Red and Penstemon Pentastic™ Rose have both picked up bronze awards in the ‘Herbaceous Perennials’ category at the 2017 HTA New Plant Awards. 
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All set for the HTA?

Come and visit us at this year’s HTA National Plant show 20-21 June 2017.

This year there is plenty to show you. Our showstopper is the new perennial Penstemon Pentastic™ - excellent for extending summer. 

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March 2017


Earley showcasing award winning Penstemon Pentastic™

Introduced to support the growing popularity of perennials, the award-winning Penstemon Pentastic™ will be the main feature on the Earley Ornamentals’ stand at the HTA National Plant Show 2017.

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January 2017


Growing the right colours in 2017

Ensuring the right on-trend colours are being grown here at Earley is becoming increasingly important and this year four key trends have been identified by Earley’s colour experts. 

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December 2016


Warmest Christmas wishes from Earley and a look ahead ...

On behalf of the Earley team I would like to offer you the warmest of Christmas wishes. 

Here at Earley we are already looking forward to 2017 and I just wanted to share a few opportunities that lie ahead for all of us.
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November 2016

New-look bedding and perennials catalogues from Earley - Packed with commercial winners. 

With an expanding range, leading independent UK producer and supplier of young plants, Earley Ornamentals has launched a brand new Earley Perennials catalogue in addition to the its main 2017-18 bedding catalogue. Packed with new varieties and colours, both catalogues benefit from a new, improved format.
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October 2016


Click here to download the NEW Perennials catalogue 

With growing interest in perennials and an expanding range, we have introduced a dedicated Perennial catalogue in addition to the main Earley Ornamentals 2017-18 catalogue. 

Please contact us to request a printed catalogue.

September 2016


Click here to download the NEW 2017-18 catalogue 

The 2017-18 catalogue features our extensive bedding, basket and patio range of products. 

Please contact us to request a printed catalogue.

Download our latest GROW newsletter

Discover news from around the site, plant and production updates and some extra information about Earley in our latest GROW newsletter.
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Smell of success for new nemesia at Earley Four Oaks stand

The unusual and fragrant nemesia introduction Aroma™ Rhubarb & Custard generated the most customer interest at yet another successful Four Oaks show. With visitor numbers exceeding expectations, new business leads secured and some amazing feedback from customers regarding our stand and the new, improved catalogue it's been another good show for Earley.
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  Earley's Highlights and Heroes 2017-18

With over 100 new colours added to its range, leading independent UK producer and supplier of young plants, Earley Ornamentals has unveiled its highlights and heroes for the company’s 2017-18 collection - keeping its extensive range current. 
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August 2016

  Due to growing demand Earley Ornamentals, has expanded its sales team.
New starter Rob Swift has joined the Earley team as Area Sales Executive, managing customers throughout the North West and Midlands and all of Scotland. Some of you may have met Rob already but if not, here’s a little more about him.
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July 2016


Earley Ornamentals' SunPatiens® is Wyvale's July Plant-of-Month

Announced as one of July’s Plants-of-the-Month at Wyevale Garden Centres is Earley Ornamentals’ three-season, award-winning SunPatiens® Compact Electric Orange.
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June 2016


New for 2017: Award Winning Chic Collection Petunia

Earley Ornamentals, has added an eye-catching petunia to its already popular Earley Ornamentals Petunia range. With a star-shaped pattern and striking colour choices, the Chic Collection petunia has just been announced as an award winner at the HTA National Plant Show.
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Earley Ornamental's Viola Vibrante is a Garden Hero

Earley Ornamentals, has named Viola Vibrante F1 as one of its Garden Heroes, highlighting Viola Vibrante F1 Wedgewood as the popular 2016 colour.
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May 2016


HTA Showtime!

It's that time of the year again. Earley Ornamentals will be exhibiting on Stand number 60 at this year's HTA National Plant Show coming up on the 21st and 22nd June 2016 at Stoneleigh Park in Coventry.
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April 2016 


New and Improved for Summer 2016

We have been busy developing the Earley range to bring to market the latest early, mid and late season options. Highlights include primroses such as extra large-flowered Rambo Mid F1 and Primrose Ringostar F1 Imp. 

Earley’s Pansy range features two new colours, Carmine Rose with Blotch and Clear White in Pansy Premier F1. With more new additions to our viola and primula ranges too the Earley Summer 2016 offer provides a wide commercial choice. 

Click here to discover the full range of new additions and improvements for Summer 2016


March 2016


Earley's on-trend colours for 2016

National and horticultural media have highlighted bedding plants as a quick, easy way to make a big impact in gardens for 2016.

Vivid blocks of colour will be popular - our award winning SunPatiens® offer the perfect colour options and the extensive Earley Petunia range is ideal for creating red, white and blue displays to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday

For sensory and harmony options, choose from Earley’s fragrant Nemesia range and our selected plants that reflect Pantone’s leading 2016 colours.
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January 2016


Get ahead for Autumn

We're recommending customers get ahead and place theirorders for autumn patio plants. 

The Earley Patio Collection features a selection of hardy herbs including some aromatic options. All are perennials and the range is best suited to ue in patio planters and hanging baskets. 
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Last orders for spring production

With spring production on the horizon the deadline for ordering your young plants is NOW. If you've not yet placed your order you can call, fax or email the Earley sales office. 
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BUY SunPatiens® GROW SunPatiens® LOVE SunPatiens® in 2016

Clocking up awards from the RHSHTA and Four Oaks, Earley's award winning SunPatiens® range is growing from strength to strength.

Four striking new colours are tipped to be the best sellers for 2016. Add shape, scale and vibrancy with new SunPatiens® colours.

December 2015 


A very Merry Christmas from Earley

From all of us at Earley Ornamentals we'd like to wish our customers, suppliers and contacts a very Merry Christmas and say a big thank you for all your support this year. 

Simon Earley shares some of his 2015 high points
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Totally different cyclamen additions

A solid option for winter colour, Earley’s Cyclamen range has been expanded and improved.
Three new cyclamen additions for 2016, Super Serie® Carino® F1 MixFantasia® Varieties and Origami®.
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November 2015


The science behind Earley

As an independent company, we’ve built up a team of experienced, dedicated and knowledgeable expertswho show long-standing commitment to giving our customers excellent service.

With an ongoing progressive programme of investment, innovation and development in place, the technology behind our state-of-the-art site is evolving constantly, enabling us to deliver quality plants.
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GROW Update

Here is Keith's first Earley GROW Update which contains product highlights for 2016, including increasingly popular Nemesia, economic and totally tolerant X Petchoa SuperCal®, easier to grow and manage Cosmos Casanova and Earley’s tried and tested Viola Vibrante.
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Plug and Tray Update

The ultimate plant quality assured with Earley’s glue plugs. 

Designed to meet the needs of today's professional growers, Earley ensures the optimum combination of plant quality and value for production by providing all 144 and 126 cutting raised product in glue plugs.
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October 2015 


Increasing demand means expansion for Earley

Here at Earley HQ, we've expanded our office space to accommodate the management associated with the ever-increasing demand for our young plants.

September 2015 


Record visitor numbers at Four Oaks 2015

Commenting on the success, managing director Simon Earley said: "The new Earley stand really attracted attention, with enquiries coming in thick and fast, and orders being placed there and then. It was one of our best shows yet."



Add shape, scale and vibrancy with new SunPatiens® colours

For adding shape, scale and on-trend vibrancy to planting schemes, leading independent producer and supplier of young plants, Earley Ornamentals has added four new colours to its award-winning SunPatiens® range – perfect for intense displays or injecting pops of colour in to challenging or low-maintenance spaces.


August 2015 


More to show at Four Oaks as Earley doubles stand capacity - Stand Area D53/54 79/80

Double the size of last year, leading independent producer and supplier of young plants, Earley Ornamentals will be showcasing its latest young plants on its brand new 2015 stand at Four Oaks Trade Show.
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July 2015


Earley Ornamentals is now a distributor for award winning Whetman Pinks

Back in fashion and bred for today’s market place, this versatile Pinks range, is an exciting addition to Earley’s portfolio 
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June 2015


Double award win at HTA National Plant Show 2015 for Earley

The striking and on-trend Begonia Salmon bicolour and SunPatiens® Hot Lilac have been awarded bronze. 
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May 2015


Visit Earley at the HTA National Plant Show 2015 
- Stand No. 140

Earley’s progressive programme of ongoing investment, innovation and new product development means there will be plenty to see at this year’s HTA National Plant Show in June. 
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April 2015



New high-quality viola range from Earley Ornamentals

Leading independent producer and supplier of young plants, Earley Ornamentals, has developed and launched its own high-quality range of viola called Viola Vibrante F1.
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March 2015


New blockbuster Primrose

Set to be the blockbuster primrose for 2015/16 and new to Earley’s extensive range is Rambo Mid F1 Mix
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NEW 'own brand' viola added to extensive range

New Viola Vibrante F1 offers a mixture of 20 vibrant colours, including popular bicolours. 
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Pansy and Viola

With over 170 colours and mixes, the Earley Pansy and Viola offer is expanding all the time.

New to the range are the high-quality Viola Vibrante F1 and the early flowering Viola Perfetto F1. New colours have been added to Viola Grandissimo and Pansy Premier F1 Autumn
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With over 75 varieties of primrose and polyanthus the Primula range offers an extensive selection of colours including novelties and double flowers. 

New to the range are the extra-large flower Rambo Mid F1 Mix and the uniform Last Dance F1 Mix. Also added are the improved hybrids Cabaret Select F1 Mix and Evie Select F1 Mix.
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February 2015



Cash and Carry Open Day

Earley Ornamentals invite you to our Cash and Carry Open Day. 
Wednesday 25th February 2015  
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December 2014


Happy New Year from the Earley Team

A productive 12 months has delivered many positive achievements for Earley, which we are committed to building on in 2015. 
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SunPatiens® receive prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM)

A selection of Earley’s SunPatiens® have been awarded the prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM).
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October 2014


The future for parks bedding says Telford & Wrekin Council!

Earley's award-winning SunPatiens® have been used in Ironbridge by Telford & Wrekin Council to create an aesthetically stunning flower bed for the general public to enjoy.  

SunPatiens® are perfect for public parks where council budgets are still under pressure.  
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September 2014


Earley News September 2014 Issue

Click here to read September's issue of Earley News. 

August 2014


Simon Earley to speak at the Technical Seminar

Earley Ornamentals' managing director, Simon Earley, will be speaking at this year's HTA Annual General Meeting 
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June 2014


Viola Grandissimo

Extra-large flowered Viola Grandissimo makes an impressive entrance with eight new novelty colours 
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HTA Winner SunPatiens Electric Orange

Industry recognises Earley Ornamentals with awards at prestigious show.
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Great new pansy and primrose performers for Earley's expanding range

Expanding its already extensive pansy and primrose ranges.
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February 2014


The Right Way to Fuel Growth

Earley Ornamentals presents its new biomass system to over 200 visitors.  
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January 2014


New Biomass System

Reducing its carbon footprint Earley Ornamentals invests in biomass technology 
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January E-News  


Fast N Easy - Penstemon Riding Hood - New!
Extra compact and free branching Riding Hood Penstemon are a great addition to the Fast N Easy range.

Cyclamen Smartiz - New!
The new mini on the block from renowned breeder Morel.

Chrysanthemum Poppins Mezzo - New!
A new addition to these easy to grow compact patio 'mums.

Autumn 2013   


FREE Delivery Reminder 

Ensure your budgets are working hard by taking advantage of our FREE delivery with orders over £300 and don't forget, we don't insist on an annual minimum spend either.
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Summer 2013


HTA Plants Show Award Winners

Two new introductions proved popular with the judges at this years show, Mecardonia Magic Carpet Yellow took a gold medal and Petunia Mini-Blast Rose a silver in the annuals catagory. Both varieties will be available from Earley for 2014.
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SunPatiens Award 

Earley Ornamentals exhibited for the first time at this increasingly popular show and were delighted to receive a gold medal for SunPatiens Compact Red which was also judged best in the annuals class by a panel of experts.   
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Celebrating 100 Years 

Leading independent producer and supplier of young plants, Earley Ornamentals is celebrating two separate centenary events in 2013.

Earley’s primary supplier, international breeding giant Sakata, is celebrating its centenary this year alongside the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) which is celebrating 100 years of the Chelsea Flower Show.
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Autumn 2012


New Pansy 2012

New for 2012, Earley are pleased to introduce Premier the next generation of large flowered pansy from world renowned pansy breeder Sakata.  With a compact basal branching habit Premier has a low PGR requirement and is ideally suited to high density pot or pack production.  Premier is early flowering, performing well in spring and autumn.
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Novelty Primula 2012

For 2012 Earley are pleased to announce the introduction of the novelty primula range from Vale Royal Horticulture.  Bred in the UK the novel colours spice up your sales opportunities and are a great way to add value as many varieties are suitable for production in 1 litre pots.
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From all trial gardens, research stations, municipal plantings and production nurseries throughout the UK and Europe we have received the feedback that SunPatiens® are totally unaffected by current strains of downy mildew.
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Download the new 2019/20 bedding, basket & patio catalogue & supplement to view the new varieties and colour additions selected to help you stay ahead.

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Perennials Catalogue

Download the new 2019/20 catalogue & supplement to discover a significant number of new additions in the Premium Perennials range, which already includes over 600 varieties.

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