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If you can unplant it then why not get some pansies or viola and plant it up with these for now. I got a tray of 20 tiny viola for £1.40 earlier in the week in B&Q. They also had larger pansies which could be planted into the basket now very cheap.
Just to be clear the plants in those baskets are the wrong combinations -you need to take them out of the basket-you cannot put these outside as planted now for at least 2 months even in the daytime-it is just too cold -they are summer plants.
The violas a one season plant -but if you dead head them they will keep flowering till they run out of steam around June-then discard and replace with summer bedding
Nivlac , these sorry looking Pancys and viola's have been in these baskets since october
she'll love you when they flower, and when her friends come round and mention 'lovely flowers, wish my husband could do that'.. it's all a game..
Look at their little smiley faces!
Pansies, violas, bellis daisies, primroses, see what they have in the Garden Centre or supermarket that's in flower now. I like violas best. Then end of May replace with summer bedding, such as petunias, lobelia, verbena, pelagoniums etc. If it sounds expensive think that it's much much cheaper that buying a bunch of flowers every week.
I would put the violas in the hanging baskets,the sweet williams in the troughs-and/or the sweet peas-those are hardy-that leaves the petunias and fuschias to grow on indoors-they are not hardy
Every year i get so frustrated that my hanging baskets, planted with trailing fuscias, petunias and verbenas, just grow upwards and not downwards, how do i encourage them to trail out of the basket?? I water them, i baby bio them, i don't know what else to do! This year i even bought them ready-planted from an independent garden centre to see if it would make any difference, but it hasn't!
Thanks for any advice!