3 PLANT PRODUCT PROMOTION
If you are looking for 3 of the very best trailing foliage plants for your hanging baskets or patio pots to compliment your flower choices then look no further, you have found the very best 3!
Plant these in the shape of a letter 'V' in your hanging basket or patio pot and you will have a stunning backdrop trailing over the edge of your hanging baskets and pots which will then set of the more showy flowering plants.
The first in our collection of 3 is Trailing Nepeta, which is one of the most popular foliage trailing plants for hanging baskets, pots and tubs. This variegated minty green and cream foliage trailer has a distinctive fresh citrus fragrance and this plant being very hardy often returns year after year. Growing with a spread of approx 10 cms and trailing almost 80-90 cms it produces a waterfall effect. This foliage plant does also have small violet-purple flowers later in the summer season too.
The second in our collection is Golden Creeping Jenny Lysimachia nummularia `Aurea’ or commonly known as Goldilocks. Goldilocks is a superb spreading evergreen perennial which has small, rounded, golden-yellow leaves, and in summer bears cup-shaped, bright yellow flowers up to 2cm in width. It is a vigorous plant, mat-forming, and easy to grow. Its yellow flowers are striking and will add a splash of colour to your beds and borders. and in your hanging baskets pots and tubs cascades completely over the sides for maximum impact . This plant has been awarded the Award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), which helps gardeners make informed choices about plants. Height up to 10cms with long trailing golden foliage up to 50 cms. Versatile and very easy to grow and tolerant of low temperatures so continues to delight in your hanging baskets. pots and tubs or borders well into the autumn months. A robust great value reliable gem!
The third plant in our foliage collection is Trailing Variegated Plectranthus. Plectranthus is great for hanging baskets and patio containers either on their own or mixed with other basket plants. The scalloped foliage has a fragrance similar to oregano and provides a reliable density to the container or basket that you plant it in and really compliments your other blooms . The foliage will provide trail to over 2 feet or more.
flower colour: Nepata violet-purple, Lysimachia yellow
uses: hanging baskets, patio containers,ground cover
position: full sun or partial shade
height when established: Nepeta and Lysimachia up to 10 cms, Plectranthus up to 25-30 cms
trailing when established: Nepeta up to 80-90cms, Lysimachia and Plectranthus 50-60cms
special features: this mix provides fragrance for your hanging baskets together with stunning cascading foliage or can be used in borders for weed control
3 x 10cm Pot Ready plants
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