Hanging baskets add flamboyant splashes of colour to gardens throughout the summer. Packed with bright bedding plants, they should flower for ages.
Discover how to plant up a hanging basket.
Deadhead spent flowers and water regularly, and you’ll have a glorious, rich display throughout summer.
Here are five ‘recipes’ for hanging baskets – if you can’t find an exact variety, simply substitute it with one that looks similar.
Diascia, fuchsia and heuchera hanging basket
Diascia ‘Juliet Orange’
Heuchera ‘Autumn Leaves’
Fuchsia ‘Billy Green’
Geranium, nemesia and nasturtium hanging basket
Geranium ‘Balcon Red’
Diascia ‘Callie Peach’
Begonia ‘Nonstop Mocca Scarlet’
Nasturtium ‘Empress of India’
Begonia ‘Inferno’ hanging basket
Plant up this basket on its own, or add blue lobelia or campanula for a striking colour clash.
Begonia and osteospermum hanging basket
Begonia ‘Nonstop Yellow’
Osteospermum ‘Voltage Yellow’
Lysimachia nummularia ‘Aurea’