Hanging baskets. How to make a success of your baskets

 Plants to use in a hanging basket

Plant

Flower colour

Habit

Rating

Anagalis

Blue flower/ pink eye

Semi-trailing

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Asteriscus

Yellow daisy

Trailing

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Bacopa Blizzard

Lilac

Pearl

Pale Blue

Deep Blue

Tiny white, Blue & Lilac

 

Trailing

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Begonia Semp.

       "       Trailing

Bidens Samsara

Pink/White/Red

Mixed colours

Golden Yellow

Upright, can be grown in "ball" or good filler plant

Slow starter but superb when grown on

Trailing. Less vigour than Aurea

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Brachycome

Calibrachoa

Blue daisies/Yellow eye

Many colours

Trailing. Feathery foliage

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Centradinia

Candy and other pink shades

Semi trailing.Bronze foliage

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Convolvulus

Blue

Trailing. Trumpet Flower

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Cuphea Compacta

Bright Pink

Compact. Finely cut foliage

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Chlorophytum

 Grey

 Trailing Foliage/Foil

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Diascia

Many colours

Semi-trailer. Long flowering.

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Felicia Variegata

Fuchsia

Blue daisies/ Yellow eye

Many colours

Semi tr. Varig. Foliage

Trailing & Semi.

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Geranium upright

Geranium Ivy leaf

Helichrysum;

Impatiens

                  Sunpatiens

                      

Many colours

Many colours 

Foliage plant.  Gold, Silver &Variegat.

Many colours

Many colours

Good top filler

 Excellent and versatile trailer

Excellent and versatile trailer

Superb especially when grown in �Ball�

Super. Need less plants to get better performance

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Lamium Gold/Ann.

Purple

Green/Yellow &white foliage

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Lobelia ;

Blue star

Richardii

Temptation

        

Seed grown varieties

Lysimachia

Pansy

Petunia. Surfinia, Supertunia.

Sanvitalia

 

Bright deep blue

Sky blue

Deep Blue

White

Many colours

Yellow

Many colours

Many colours

Yellow. Deep green foliage.

 

Trailing/long lasting

Trailing/      

Trailing/     

Trailing/      

Trailing

Trailing

Upright. Good filler.

Vigorous trailer

Vigorous trailer

 

 

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Verbena

Viola

Pink,Violet, White &others

Many colours

 

 

Vigorous trailer with fine foliage

Upright. Good filler.

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