Summer simplicity container
By: Garden Gate staff
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Get the impact you want right away!
It’s easy when you buy a cordyline that’s already close to the height your container needs. Otherwise, this slow grower could get choked out by its neighbors. And no matter what the tags say, crowd the calibrachoa, oxalis, salvia and verbena so they’ll quickly grow together, creating a full look fast.
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Keep this combo in full sun, and feed weekly with a half strength 20-20-20 water-soluble fertilizer. Remove spent salvia spikes and leggy stems of calibrachoa and verbena to keep them blooming through the season.
A – Cordyline Cordyline ‘Red Star’
B – Salvia Salvia splendens ‘Vista White’
C – Oxalis Oxalis Charmed® Wine
D – Calibrachoa Calibrachoa Superbells® White
E – Verbena Verbena Superbena® Royale Peachy Keen