This potted display of rich purples marks a change in the seasons as the heat of summer begins to fade away.
The velvety pansies steal the show, while the other plants create an interesting mix of colour and texture – a plain terracotta pot provides a simple counterpoint. The container is perfect for a semi-shaded spot, and the ajuga and fern can be planted out in the garden when the display is past its best.
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Follow our simple steps to plant up this purple pot display.
Kevin Smith says
Keep a pair of garden snips or secateurs handy when you’re out in the garden, so you can deadhead the pansies and heather flower spikes as they fade.