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Container planting combinations

By London garden designer Claudia de Yong. Thinking about planting some containers? Here are some combination ideas for you.

Container planting combinations

In this first container, Claudia has used a trough. The plants used in and around its sides include:

Allium roseum
Thymus Silver posie
Hedyotis Michauxii
Cercis Forest pansy
Lavender Munstead
Ligularia marie Crawford

Here is another trough planted with a different combination plants.

Container planting combinations

In this instance, Claudia has used the following plants for the trough and around edge:

Athyrium nipponicum
Thymus Silver Posie
Thymus Doone Valley
Perovskia Blue Spires
Penstemon Huskers Red
Alchemilla mollis
Cimicifuga
Mint
Buxus Sempevirens
Creeping Thyme
Pratia Pendunculata

Now for some planting ideas for simple terracotta pots.

Container planting combinations

In this terracotta pot, Claudia has used a simple combination of White Violas and Stipa Tenuissima.

And here is another simple white scheme. In this planter Claudia has used a combination of Santolina which she does not allow to flower and white geranium planted together in a terracotta pot.

Container planting combinations

By claudia de yong