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Flowers in small pots!

Posted: 10/02/2013 at 00:33

Thanks Polly,

The flowers are intended as one pot per table setting. The idea is that people could take them away as a 'wedding favour'.  As far as I can see the colour scheme is 'bright'. The celebration is being held in a barn which is quite dark,  I think lots of little points of colour on the white tablecloths will look OK (?)

I have a small greenhouse, and very large polytunnel. I thonk I'll probably have to grow them outdoors. In the poly I think they'll get drawn and lanky, although I could germinate in there.

The pots are very small. only 3 inch. I think that dahlias, geraniums and fuscias might be too big. Do you think eschalonia would be OK? and how about californian poppy, -will that travel do you think? How about dwarf phlox? how dwarf do they get? I'm not sure about marigolds, I don't like the smell, and if it's actually on the table beside you it might be overpowering.

I like the idea of gerberas, but can I get small varieties, and will I have time to sow them, or should I but plugs?

Thanks everyone, 

 

The important thing I think is COLOUR.

 

Flowers in small pots!

Posted: 09/02/2013 at 16:32

Thanks, I hadn't got that on my list!

Flowers in small pots!

Posted: 08/02/2013 at 10:09

I think geums would be a little large for the pots?

Flowers in small pots!

Posted: 08/02/2013 at 10:08

Thanks, I hadn't got that on my list!

Flowers in small pots!

Posted: 07/02/2013 at 23:07

Great! thanks, i really like the lobelia idea. She wants a mixtureof bright colours, but lobelia are definately on my list now.

Lottie

 

Flowers in small pots!

Posted: 07/02/2013 at 10:46

Thanks, I hadn't got that on my list!

Flowers in small pots!

Posted: 07/02/2013 at 10:32

My daughter has asked me to provide some bright flowers in 3 inch pots for her wedding. 

It's at the end of June, so June/July flowering.

She wants 150 or so (doesn't ask much does she?) so I know I'll have to plant/sow about 400 pots to get 150 that look OK. I guess it's anything that will flower in such a small pot?

Oh yes, and we have to take them about 250 miles ...

Any help please?

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