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Colourful and consistent - exceptional outdoor performance

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


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More about Earley's SunPatiens® Range

As one of the primary UK distributors of SunPatiens®, we are refining this expanding range continually to ensure there is something new for our customers every year.

Create structure and form with SunPatiens® - The design flexibility of the SunPatiens® range is impressive.

SunPatiens SunPatiens® Vigorous
Excellent for landscape and large pots
The ultimate choice for amenity beds, gardens and large patio containers. With an upright, V-shaped form, the large framework produced by the Vigorous series creates stunning backdrops and an intense display of colour.
Height: Up to 90cm 
SunPatiens SunPatiens® Compact 
Ideal for added value pots
All the benefits of SunPatiens® Vigorous and ideally suited to 13-17cm pots, the Compact series is best for smaller spaces and for mingling with other annuals, this type is excellent for patio containers, window boxes and selected colours make striking hanging baskets. 
Height:Up to 60cm 
SunPatiens SunPatiens® Spreading
Creates striking hanging baskets 
With its spreading habit SunPatiens® Spreading is perfect for hanging baskets and basket containers. This versatile series features a strong, mounding habit and is bred for faster coverage in the landscape. Distinct variegated leaf types add extra appeal to this range.
Height: Up to 60cm 

For Gardens, Parks & Landscapes

Design and transform using SunPatiens®  
Enhance water landscapes or line pathways to connect spaces using SunPatiens®, or combine with ornamental grasses to make wonderful backdrops for this power flower. 

Superb in challenging conditions, SunPatiens® will excel in sun and shade and they flower nonstop, spring through to the first frosts, delivering an exceptional outdoor performance.

Whether designing for an award-winning garden, planning a commercial planting scheme or growing for retail, this plant offers many benefits other than the amazing colour selection. 

A Profitable Option for Retailers
Profitable on-shelf and at the checkout, SunPatiens® are providing garden centres with great added value sales opportunities throughout the summer seasons.

With big eye-catching flowers, dark green or brightly variegated foliage, and highly attractive colour there's an instant appeal for customers.  The good petal quality and lower shrink means a longer shelf life too.


The Future for Parks & Landscapes
Already a tried and tested success for parks and public spaces, SunPatiens® are becoming increasingly popular with parks departments and professional landscapers.

SunPatiens® have been used by Telford & Wrekin Council to create stunning displays.  Click here to find out more about the Telford & Wrekin Council project

The Latest Innovations - Class leading quality

Grower-focused production
Capable of growing under cooler conditions than standard New Guinea Impatiens, SunPatiens® save energy costs and give a faster production time. 
Rapid root growth and quick to establish
Designed for strong growth, rapid root development and a profusion of large flowers, SunPatiens® are a true Power Flower that is quick to establish. 
Resistant to downy mildew
SunPatiens® are the alternative to traditional impatiens, providing three times the coverage. 
Best for durability and maintenance
A development breakthrough, SunPatiens® are bred to perform in sun, shade, rain or shine, from spring to autumn.

Award Winning SunPatiens®

Earley introduced SunPatiens® in 2007 with four core colours, Vigorous Red, Magenta, Orange and White. 
Ever since, the popularity of this flower has grown year-on-year and it is proving to be a real best-in-class performer. 
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Four Oaks Trade
Best Plant in Show 
HTA National 
Plant Show
HTA National 
Plant Show
Award of Garden
People's Choice 
HTA 2015

SunPatiens HTA 2015 Win at HTA 2015
SunPatiens® Hot Lilac was awarded bronze in the 'New Plant Awards' Annual Category at the HTA National Plant Show 2015.

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RHS Award of Garden Merit SunPatiens® receive prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM)
The full selection of Sakata's innovative SunPatiens® breeding programme, introduced and developed in to the UK market by Earley, was entered for the RHS 2014 Plant Trials at Wisley in Surrey.  

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Complete SunPatiens® Support

Earley Experts

Making sure you get the very best out of your SunPatiens® is important to us, which is why we offer growing support and POS for commercial, retail and local authority growers. 

Please contact us if we can be of assistance. 

Planning help is available for growers and production can be tailored to each customer's needs, with Earley Experts on hand to offer advice on planting.

Earley Ornamentals SunPatiens     As an independent producer our Earley Experts work with the world's leading breeders to provide customers with an innovative assortment of quality young plants. 

All of our SunPatiens® have been trialled and laboratory tested to ensure they provide class leading quality, reliability and performance from seed to flower.

Earley Ornamentals is the preferred UK distributor for Sakata, one of the largest worldwide ornamental flower breeders, providing access to leading research and expertise. This ensures our customers are first to the market with innovative new varieties. 


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All of our high quality plants are produced to meet the needs of today's 
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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.

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