Heuchera, carex and pansy container

Heuchera, pansy and carex pot

Warm up patios and porches with this pretty pot display of pansy, heuchera and carex.

Do it:

Jan, Feb, Mar, Dec

Takes just:

20 minutes

At its best:

Jan, Feb, Mar, Dec

As cold weather tightens its grip, this pot is guaranteed to bring a spot of warmth to your patio. 

The fiery tones will make a welcome highlight on the darkest days, and the display will look good for several months. 

The evergreen photinia creates the backbone of the display, while the bronze carex adds texture and movement to the scheme. 

To keep the cheery violas flowering non-stop, simply deadhead them regularly.

Follow our easy steps to plant up this heuchera, pansy and carex container. 

You will need

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Half fill your pot with multi-purpose compost. Add a measure of slow-release fertiliser and mix well.
Add the plants starting with the photinia, carefully removing them from their pots. Pack them in tightly. 
Fill in the gaps with compost and firm in. Water well to settle the compost and make sure it never dries out. 

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