Red Deer & District Garden Club

SUGGESTED PLANTS FOR CONTAINERS

 
VINES AND TRAILERS
 
Asparagus Fern
Kennelworth Ivy
Begonia (cascade)
Lamium (also a perennial)
Black-eyed Susan Vine
Lobelia
Calibrachoa (miniature petunia)
Lotus Vine
Convolvulous
Pineapple Mint
Creeping Charlie
Potato Vine
Creeping Jenny (also a perennial)
Petunias (trailing)
Diascia
Silver Nettle (also a perennial)
Dichondra (Silver Falls)
Scaevola
English Ivy
Spider Plant
Fuchsia (trailing varieties)
Surfinia

Geranium, Ivy

Swedish Ivy (regular and variegated)
German Ivy
Verbena - Aztec series

Helichrysum petiolatum

 

Vinca Vine

 

PLANTS FOR BASKET & CONTAINER STUFFING
 
Abutilon
Gypsophylia Gypsy
Alyssum
Heliatrope
Anagallis
Helichrysum Licorice types
Asteriscus Gold Coin
Impatiens
Begonias
Lady Fingers
Brachyome
Lantana
Browallia
Marigolds
Carnations
Mexican Heather
Chenille Acalypha pendula
Nasturtiums
Chrysanthemum
Nemesia
Coleus
Nierembergia
Dahlberg Daisy
Nolana
Dahlia and Dahliettas
Osteosperum
Dianthus
Pansy
Dusty Miller
Petunias
Evolvulous
Salvia
Felicia
Schizanthus
Fuschias (upright bush varieties)
Streptocarpella
Gazania
Thunbergia
Geraniums all types
Verbena
Gummy Snapdragon
 
 
COMBINATIONS
 
Bacopa, Tapien Verbena Pink, Argeranthemum Sugar Baby
Argeranthemum Butterfly and Sugar Baby, Bidens
Brachyome Ultra, Tapien Verbena Pink, Helichrysum Golden Beauty
Bacopa, Helichrysum Golden Beauty, Argeranthemum Sugar Baby
Helichrysum Licorice, Tapien Verbena Blue-Violet
Brachyome Ultra, Lysemachia Outback Sunset
Helichrysum Licorice, Tapien Blue Violet Verbena
Helichrysum Golden Beauty, Tapien Blue Violet Verbena
Helichrysum Butterfly, Million Bells Trailing Blue
Helichrysum Golden Beauty, Supertunia
Sun Vale, Tapien Blue Violet Verbena, Bacopa
Bidens Goldie with Diascia Ruby Fields
Anagalis Skylover with Nemesia Innocence
Window Boxes with Fantasy Petunia Series in back, and Bacopa draped over the front
Bidens Goldie, Brachyome Ultra and Tapien Pink Verbena
Alyssum and Annual Gypsophylia
Surfinia Pink Vein, Blue Vein, Carnation Cinnamon Red Hots, Tapien Verbena Pink, Brachyome Ultra
Pink Ivy Geraniums, Supertunia Sun Snow, Creeping Jenny, Acorus, Bacopa
SHADE COMBINATIONS
Thunbergia, or Black Eyed Susan
Pink Impatiens with Pink Tapien Verbena
Impatiens, Supertunia Sun Snow, Surfinia Blue
Begonia Charisma Pink, Bacopa, Pink Tapien Verbena
Impatiens, Tapien Blue Violet Verbena, Scaevola New Blue Wonder, Bacopa
Illumination Begonia Pink, Tapien Pink Verbena, Bacopa
Begonia Pin Up, Scaevola New Blue Wonder, Impatiens
Silver Nettle Vine, Diascia, Bacopa, Impatiens
Lysemachia, Streptocarpella, Torenia Summer Wave, Impatiens

 

PART SHADE COMBINATIONS
 
 
Mixed Tapien Verbenas in one pot
Mixed Temari Verbenas in one pot
Bacopa with any Tapien Verbena color
Tapien Verbena, Ivy geranium
Helichrysum licorice, Red Ivy Geranium
Red Zonal Geraniums with Bacopa
Million Bells Cherry Pink with Tapien Verbena Pink
Zonal Geranium, Swedish Ivy, Bacopa
Zonal geranium, Draceana spike, Asparagus Fern, Varigated Vinca Vine
 
CONTAINER GARDEN PLANTS FOR HOT, SUNNY AREAS
 
 
Portulaca
Strawberries
Supertunias any color mixed with German Ivy
Scaevola New Blue Wonder, Million Bells Trailing Pink
Helichrysum Golden Beauty, Tapien Blue Violet Verbena, Sun Vale Supertunia
Scaevola, Helichrysum Golden Beauty, Tapien Verbena Pink
Zonal Geranium Pink, Varigated Vinca Vine, Bacopa
Supertunias, Tapien Verbenas
Lotus Vine, Evolvulus, Surfinia Petunias, Geranium
Helichrysum Licorice, Bidens, Helichrysum Golden Beauty, Portulaca
Temari Bright Red, Surfinia Blue, German Ivy around edges
Acorus, Santolina, Million Bells Trailing Blue in front
Scaevola in center, lots of Tapien Verbena Lavendar, Powder Blue and Blue Violet around edges
Osteosperum surrounded by Salvia
 
For more ideas check out the Proven Winners website at www.provenwinners.com.