SUMMER COLLECTION - BASKETS
When you want to fill your baskets, promise plants will give you the choice you need. Do you want matching pairs or ones that compliment each other. For the central plant do you want a tall feature with a mix of trailing plants to flow over the edges of the basket, giving a waterfall of colour, or just a mix of trailers cascading out of the basket. Fuchsias or trailing petunias are an example of a basket with one type of plant that will give you a fantastic display.
With promise plants, your basket will be planted with a larger product, meaning you have instant impact if that is what you are looking for. With a wide range of colours, leaf shapes and textures, filling your basket will be an enjoyable experience.
We have created two examples of planting out a hanging basket or container that is sure to impress. We have detailed below step by step instructions on how to prepare and plant your hanging basket. To view the full range of plants available for baskets - simply click here
Step 1: You will need
This is dependent on your basket size. A 12" basket will require: 1 to 3 taller plants for the centrepiece, 3 to 5 medium semi-trailing or trainling plants and finally 5 to 7 smaller trailing plants for the outside or edges. You will also need a basket - normally 12 inch, however for extra grandeur, use a 16 inch basket. You will also require a slow release compost or standard compost with a slow, granular release fertilizer and finally some water crystals - to retain the water. You may also need some moss if your basket is open sided.