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  • Planting your Summer Hanging basket or Container

    Beautiful home grown hangingh baskets

    Planting Your Summer Basket or Container.

    A general rule of thumb when creating a hanging basket is to use one plant per inch of basket diameter – so 12 plants per 30cm (12 inch) hanging basket. The only exception to this is when you use strong-growing plants such as Fuchsias and Geraniums (Pelargoniums). In this case it is best to only use 5 plants per 30cm (12 inch) hanging basket. A 30cm (12 inch) container will comfortably accommodate about 6-8 plants.

    Plant Flower pouch Eezee Hanging Basket 22cm (9″) basket 30cm (12″) basket 30cm (12″) patio container Flower Ball 3-tier Planter Eezee Patio Bag
    Begonia (fibrous, e.g. Organdy) 10 10 6 10 8 24 20 10
    Begonia (tuberous, e.g. Apricot Shades) 7 5 3 5 5 24 15 10
    Bidens 10 10 5 7 5 24 20 10
    Busy Lizzies 10 10 4 10 8 24 20 10
    Sunpatiens n/a 8 n/a n/a 5 n/a 10 10
    Carnation (trailing) 10 10 6 10 8 n/a 20 10
    Fuchsia (upright) 5 10 3 5 5 24 15 10
    Fuchsia (trailing and semi-trailing) 5 10 3 5 5 24 20 10
    Geranium (bedding Pelargoniums) 10 10 3 5 5 24 15 10
    Geranium (trailing Pelargoniums) 10 10 3 5 5 24 20 10