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Discussion in 'Container Gardening' started by SpikeTheCactus, Apr 1, 2018.

  1. SpikeTheCactus

    SpikeTheCactus Apprentice Gardener

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    hello green-thumbed folk.

    I am moving into a new house this month and I'm after a suggestion for a plant that I can put in a large pot near the front of the house.

    ✔️It needs to be happy in a big pot growing in the UK. (South East)
    ✔️I’d like it to be an Australian plant
    ✔️It needs to be a perennial
    ✔️Something that flowers would be ideal.

    Any suggestions or advice is highly appreciated.

    Many thanks indeed.
     
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    ARMANDII ADMINISTRATOR Staff Member

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    You could try Guitar Plant, Rough Tree Fern:coffee::snorky:
     
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    Verdun Passionate gardener

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    How about prostranthera? Australian mint bush. Aromatic foliage, fast growing, pink flowers (or white flowers on Alba) and very tactile. I am very fond of this plant....there is even a variegated variety
    If you take cuttings in mid summer you can make replacement plants should it not survive over winter :)
     
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    Bottle Brush plant.
    Banksia
    Eucalyptus
    Have a look at Ferns as well:thumbsup:
     
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    • SpikeTheCactus

      SpikeTheCactus Apprentice Gardener

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      Thanks ever so much for suggestions so far.
       
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        How much sun does the spot get?
         
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        • longk

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          Define a large pot!
          Correa or Grevillea might be good.
           
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