left to right) Swan River Daisy
Summer Skies, Nigella Love In A Mist, Lobelia Sapphire Trailing, Cornflower Blue Ball, candytuft, coriander and chives
When planting hanging baskets, choose some scented trailers such as brachycome, the swan river daisy
, and for borders, plant heliotropes, purple and almond-scented, though these should not be allowed outdoors until summer is really warming up.
These can be topped up in containers with plants such as the white variegated plectanthrus or the white flowering and white variegated swan river daisy
Hanging basket collection: Swan River daisy
, lobelia, nasturtium, verbena, sweet pea and nemophila.
The Summer Favourites collection contains the top 40 best-selling varieties, including Swan River Daisy
, Angel Rose, Verbena, Lavatera, Flanders Poppy, Pansy, Alpine Strawberry, Geranium, Aubrietia, Virginian Stocks, Carnation, Poached Egg Plant, Nemophila, Clarkia, herbs and many more.
In this planter, there is a variety of low-growing plants, including sweet alyssum, the purple miniature Swan River daisy
(Brachycome), thyme and lamb's ear.
They include basket-of-gold, dead nettle, diascia, evergreen candytuft, most geraniums, nepeta, rockcress, Santa Barbara daisy, and Swan River daisy
If you have a particularly hot spot like a south-facing patio try planting pots with the blue-flowered, swan river daisy
and variegated felicia with marigolds, and zinnias.
Varieties include: Swan River Daisy
, Angel Rose, Verbena, Lavatera, Flanders Poppy, Pansy, Alpine Strawberry, Geranium, Aubrietia, Virginian Stocks, Carnation, Poached Egg Plant, Nemophila, Clarkia, Herbs and many, many more.
Seasonal bedding such as pelargonium, lobelia and swan river daisy
around the base in summer, pansies in winter, helps extend the season of interest.
Sometimes, called the Swan River Daisy
, there's now a white flowered form around.
They include basket-of-gold (Aurinia saxatilis), dead nettle (Lamium maculatum), diascia, evergreen candytuft (Iberis sempervirens), geranium, nepeta, rockcress (Arabis), Santa Barbara daisy (Erigeron karvinskianus), Serbian bellflower (Campanula poscharskyana), and Swan River daisy
SWAN RIVER DAISY
, or Brachyscome, is a low, spreading plant with fine leaves and pretty daisy-like flowers.
You may spot the new colours of Swan River daisy
and carillon petunias - including Million Bells, which are studded with colourful miniature flowers along the length of their trailing stems.
Thrift (Armeria), Swan River daisy
(Brachycome multifida), bellflower (Campanula poscharskyana), pink (Dianthus deltoides, D.