Pennisetum, hydrangea and ipomoea pot display

Pennisetum, hydrangea and ipomoea pot display

Follow our step-by-step guide to planting up a pot with pennisetum, hydrangea and ipomoea.

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do not Plant in May

Do not Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

At its best
At its best

Plant is not at its best in January

Plant is not at its best in February

Plant is not at its best in March

Plant is not at its best in April

Plant is not at its best in May

Plant is not at its best in June

Plant is not at its best in July

Plant is not at its best in August

Plant is at its best in September

Plant is at its best in October

Plant is not at its best in November

Plant is not at its best in December

As autumn approaches, our gardens can lack colour, especially before the glorious displays of berries and leaf hue begin. The perfect solution to this lack of colour is to introduce a dramatic pot display that screams ‘look at me’. Pop it in a focal point that will draw your eye, and the muted colours of the rest of the garden will fade into insignificance.

This pot display comprises just four plants. Black, white and green, it makes a bold design statement for early autumn.

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