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A plant of superior quality, planted in a prime position to show it at its best.
A plant used to provide height and contrast in bedding schemes, usually among shorter varieties or ground cover plants. Plants often used include roses, dwarf trees and pelargoniums.
Any plant that's planted out in a bed, border or pot for a seasonal display, usually during spring and summer. The plants are then removed, making way for next season's display. Spring bedding is composed of spring-flowering bulbs, hardy perennials
Plants that work well together, either aesthetically, because their colours are complementary or they flower at different times, or functionally, because they benefit one another, with one plant perhaps repelling pests that prey on the other.
A small but well-rooted seedling raised in a cellular tray. These plants are particularly useful for covering large areas.
Plants that grow in the soil, land plants.
Any unwanted plant, or a plant that hinders the growth of more desirable plants.
Planting randomly to give the impression of naturally occurring plants. It's commonly used in the planting of bulbs, especially crocuses and daffodils.
A small hand tool used for making holes in the ground to plant bulbs, seeds and plants.
Term used for the plant resulting from the cross fertilisation of two or more plant species or genera.