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Which shrub to plant in this situation...?

Posted: 29/04/2013 at 15:27

It most definitely will not get any sun at all before 1 or 2pm. The container depth is 1ft, the width is 3ft and the height is 1.5ft.

Could I plant something around the edge of the container that flowers longer / more often to keep it "interesting" after blooming?

Thanks for all of these suggestions. It is very helpful.

Which shrub to plant in this situation...?

Posted: 29/04/2013 at 14:28

That shrub sounds perfect, and surprisingly it is one I have not seen on my long trek through gardening websites. I should have come here first! So if I grow this in my container will it grow to the 5+ metres I have seen? That's a little larger than I was looking for, but perhaps I can cut the top once it reaches a height I like? (See, I really am new to this!)

Which shrub to plant in this situation...?

Posted: 29/04/2013 at 14:06

I have a large (1ft x 3ft) container that would like to place at the front of our house, between the front door and garage, as a focal point. This position gets sunlight from mid-late afternoon until evening in the height of summer. My question would be what kind of hardy, evergreen, flowering shrub would grow well in this size container and position? Ideally I could leave the container in position during the winter months too. I am a novice gardener (but trying to learn!) and would appreciate any advice. I have trawled the Internet for hours trying to find the best plant for my container but now my mind is muddled with all the different names and varieties.... 

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