'Get the look' patio container - True Blue

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For gorgeous summer colour, shop our 'true blue' patio plants list
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This cool collection of blue and purple shades creates a calm colour scheme that will soothe you on those stifling summer days. Purple petunias, Heuchera and Laurentia blend effortlessly, while a cascade of lobelia softens the edges of this colourful glazed pot. Add a splash of white flowers or silver foliage to catch the eye, and you have one very cool patio container. These patio plants are perfect for a sunny spot.

Growing Tips

  • Use a good quality compost such as John Innes No.2 to fill your container.
  • The plants in this container enjoy a position in full sun.
  • Feed and water your container regularly to get the best display.
  • Regular deadheading will help to prolong flowering.

Petunia 'Frills and Spills' from Thompson & Morgan

Petunia 'Frills & Spills™ Collection

Plants of astounding quality; cascading and packed with fabulous double blooms.

Flowering Period: June-October

Laurentia 'Avant-Garde Blue' F1 Hybrid from Thompson & Morgan

Laurentia 'Avant-Garde Blue' F1 Hybrid

Uniform, vigorous plants producing an abundance of sky-blue, star-shaped blooms.

Flowering Period: June-October

Heuchera 'Mosaic' from Thompson & Morgan

Heuchera 'Mosaic'

Tiny flowers float on wiry stems above neat mounds of vibrant foliage.

Flowering Period: June-August

Lobelia 'Cascade Improved Mixed' from Thompson & Morgan

Lobelia 'Cascade Improved Mixed'

Richly coloured, extra long-lasting blooms smother dainty trailing foliage.

Flowering Period: June-September

Alternative varieties for Lily 'Colour Carpet® Sparkler'

Lily 'Dazzler' (Ground Cover) from Thompson & Morgan

Lily 'Dazzler' (Ground Cover)

The only ground cover lily that flowers within 10 weeks of planting.

Flowering Period: August-September

Alternative varieties for Petunia 'Fanfare Mixed'

Petunia 'Express Mixed' from Thompson & Morgan

Petunia 'Express Mixed'

A superb trailing petunia with a good branching habit.

Flowering Period: June-October

Find other fiery mixes, and some top edible and perennial plant suggestions for containers at our patio hub page.

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