Hanging Basket

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One of many of my hanging baskets I have grown for display this season, in our public house garden.
We buy the plants in young and grow them on, come June I start to put them together the larger baskets 14" contain up to 15 plants in each.
I use mainly trailing plants as I like the way the different plants grow and cascade together.

Enjoy :)



Lynn - Apr 28, 2018 04:56 PM EDT
Can you list all the plants used
chriss35 - Aug 31, 2008 04:49 AM EDT
Many thanks to Alandra, Jas and Mary, for your very kind comments on this image so pleased you all have enjoyed it. Alandra, yes they are Surfina petunias, and how wonderful that you are able to keep yours going all year. Jas, yes you could be right about the dead heading. Mary, the larger flowers are Surfinas and the dainty trailing flowers are Lobelia 'String of Pearls' varietie.
marysham - Aug 26, 2008 04:48 PM EDT
Beautiful hanging basket Chris. I like the way you arranged it with the larger flowers at the base and the smaller dainty flowers trailing down. Very nice work.
Jas - Aug 26, 2008 02:30 PM EDT
This is a lovely shot of one of your beautiful hanging baskets, Chriss! The colours really compliment each other well and the blooms look in perfect condition. :) Is that something to do with the dead heading? :) he.he.
alandrapal - Aug 24, 2008 05:09 AM EDT
lovely colourful hanging basket, Chriss, - it looks as if it's thriving. Are those the surfina petunias? (think that's one of the names of that type) -- we have some bright red ones that overwintered in a terracotta wall planter that remains in place year round, and it's blooming profusely again this summer.
chriss35 - Aug 22, 2008 02:56 AM EDT
Many thanks to Karen, Carol, Whittler & Brian for your very nice comments on this image pleased you all enjoyed it :) Brian, yes our summer has been hit and miss once again, never mind I'm off to Florida again soon.
BRIANPADDOCK - Aug 20, 2008 01:39 PM EDT
What a colourful arrangement Chriss,something to brighten our miserable summer.Well done
whittler113 - Aug 20, 2008 08:50 AM EDT
WOW!! very nice.
shutterbug - Aug 20, 2008 06:18 AM EDT
Very pretty flower arrangement. Carol
Karen Moen - Aug 20, 2008 04:55 AM EDT
Beautiful and colorful arrangement.

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