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Plants for planter

Lincolnshire, United Kingdom Gb

I have built a planter that is approx 20" x 20" x 20". I would like to plant in some trailing evergreens. I assume Ivy is the obvious option but want something that wont go completely wild. Any suggestions on what would be suitable? Kind Regards



There are several varieties of ivy that are NOT the type that grow for miles !
Google or visit the garden centres or nurseries and look for the types that only reach up to 10' - likewise clematis, there are loads that only reach up to 10' now.

Your planter is a good size.

30 Jun, 2011


Thanks Louise. I decided to get the trailing effect with seasonal plants and have planted a Virginia Creeper in the planter to go up the downpipe the planter is built around.

11 Jul, 2011

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