To celebrate spring and inspire you to play with colour, we spent a happy, flower-filled afternoon in the 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.
  • deal 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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