How to Make the Perfect Hanging Basket
- 12th April 2018
There are three main plant types for a hanging basket.
Is the main plant placed in the centre of the basket and this is for height and a focal point of the basket. For example, upright Fuchsia, upright Geranium, upright Bizzy Lizzie, Impatiens, Agryanthemum, or upright Daisy.
Are the plants that are planted around the edge of the basket to trail down. For example trailing Fuchsia, trailing Ivy leaf Geranium, trailing Begonia, trailing Petunia, Surfinia, Million bells, or trailing Lobelia to name just a few.
Are the plants that are planted between the dot and the hanging plants. These cover the compost and soften the edges of the hanging basket. For example Marigolds, Bush Lobelia, Bizzy Lizzies and Bush Verbenas to name just a few.
These are just a few varieties of plants, but we have many to choose from and advice is always available from our staff at the nursery.
When planting, do not forget to add a good water retention compost and slow release feed.
There are many combinations of colours to choose from, but we have a few suggestions below: