Sep, Oct, Nov
At its best:
Jan, Feb, Nov, Dec
Place crocks in the base of the pot and half fill with compost.
Sprinkle slow-release fertiliser granules on the surface of the compost, to maintain nutrient levels throughout the year.
Place the stipa towards the back of the pot and add the skimmia next to it. Arrange the other plants around them. Fill in gaps with compost around the edge of the pot.
Move the pot to its final planting position – ideally in shade – water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain.