Potted Spring

To celebrate spring and inspire you to play with colour, Tanya and I spent a happy, flower-filled afternoon in her garden, planting up a storm of perennials and annuals mixed together in a large container.

We Used
• Argyranthemum Frutescens ‘Madeira Cherry Red’
• Osteospermum ‘Voltage Yellow’
• Felicia ‘Felina Blue’
• Lobelia ‘Hot Water Blue’
• Petunia ‘Pinstripe’
• Calibrachoa ‘Cabaret Orange’
• Pansy ‘Cats Light Blue’
• Pansy ‘Fizzy Lemonberry’

Our Container Champions
Osteospermum ‘Voltage Yellow’
• A unique, clear yellow variety.
• Full, compact plants with flexible stems and a low, spreading habit.
• Flowers from autumn through winter to spring and is sun-loving.
• Perfect for hanging baskets, containers and landscaping. 

Argyranthemum Frutescens ’Madeira’
• There are four colour variants in the Madeira range of daisy bushes from violet-pink, cherry red, deep-red and deep-pink.
• They are easy to grow plants with a compact, well-branched habit, height 35cm to 45cm and spread 40cm to 50cm.
• Free-flowering from late winter to early summer and need to be dead-headed regularly.
• Ideal for containers and mixed borders in full sun.

  1. Felicia ‘Felina Blue’
  2. Petunia ‘Pinstripe’
  3. Osteospermum ‘Voltage Yellow’
  4. Argyranthemum Frutescens ‘Madeira Cherry Red’
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