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Old September 7th, 2012, 12:11 PM   #1
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Question Need suggestions on what to plant in my new planter box.



Not a fan of shrubs and wild flowers, but would like something along the lines of perennials of some sort.
Lasting color would be a plus. What have some of you tried and liked?

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Old September 7th, 2012, 12:13 PM   #2
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somthing you dont have to trim all the time.
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Hemp? Poppies? Cacao? Lots of good choices.
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Pick something from here that complements the color of your brickwork.

http://www.bhg.com/gardening/plant-dictionary/annual/
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Pick something from here that complements the color of your brickwork.

http://www.bhg.com/gardening/plant-dictionary/annual/
Pass....that is along the lines of wild flowers.
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Old September 7th, 2012, 12:35 PM   #7
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Annuals have to be planted every year.
Perennials are what you want to put in there.
Black Eyed Susans, Echinacea and White Echinaeca (yellow, purple and white flowers) would look nice against the light brick work.
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Duh!! Perennials!!!
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Old September 7th, 2012, 12:59 PM   #9
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Hostas, day lillies, maybe some sort of iris. All are pretty low maintenance. The hostas are great fillers and look good even when not in bloom. Tough part is deciding on what kind of hostas you want.
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tulips for spring, tiger lilly's for early summer, those small looking sun flower thingies for late summer and hastas to fill in the rest.
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Duh!! Perennials!!!
C'mon, we know you were thinking 'anal'.
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False aralia.

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What seasons are you looking for them to bloom? I would probably do a combination of whites, pinks and purples maybe even throw in some yellow or orange to brighten it up a bit. Anemones are typically a good choice along with hibiscus.
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What seasons are you looking for them to bloom? I would probably do a combination of whites, pinks and purples maybe even throw in some yellow or orange to brighten it up a bit. Anemones are typically a good choice along with hibiscus.
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go with venus flytraps to keep the skeeters down.
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Plant something low maintenance, like gravel.
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Not a fan of shrubs and wild flowers, but would like something along the lines of perennials of some sort.
Lasting color would be a plus. What have some of you tried and liked?
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