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Top 20 plants to grow in a hanging basket
- Ferns. Ferns are some of the most popular shade-loving plants for hanging baskets.
- Petunias. Petunias can be great for hanging baskets as they tend to mound and pour out over the sides of the basket.
When should I start my hanging basket seeds?
For hanging baskets, plants need to be full and thick by early spring. Seeds for hanging baskets should be started indoors 10 to 12 weeks before the last usual frost date in your area. Seeds for hanging baskets need to be started early to allow for enough plant growth to hang beautifully in early spring.
Can I grow hanging baskets from seed?
Seeds can be started first in traditional seed trays and then transplanted at the 4 to 6 week mark. But if you have the room, they can also be started directly into the baskets. By growing your own hanging baskets from seed, you can grow varieties or combinations not usually found at greenhouses.
How many seeds do you put in a hanging basket?
A general rule of thumb when planting a hanging basket is to use one plant per inch of basket diameter – so 12 plants per 30cm (12″) hanging basket. The only exception to this is when you use strong-growing plants such as Fuchsias and Geraniums (Pelargoniums).
How do I make my hanging basket look fuller?
Having a slow-release granular fertilizer mixed into the potting mix is a must. This, along with a liquid fertilizer that is added at half strength once a week or so, allows for all of the plants in the basket or pot to get the most amount of nutrients.
Is July too late to plant hanging baskets?
You can plant summer hanging baskets from April, but make sure to protect your plants from frost. If this isn’t possible, wait until late May or early June.
What plants are best for hanging baskets?
Blue Bacopa. Bacopa is most easily grown in containers which allows for the consistent moisture that this flowering plant needs.
What flowers to put in winter hanging baskets?
Popular Winter Hanging Plants. Winter hanging plants are often evergreens,which means they retain their color throughout winter.
What are plants used in hanging baskets?
Petunia. These colourful blossoms bring joy wherever they are.
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