Annuals forum: Suggestions for a blue trailer

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Name: Sue Taylor
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kniphofia
Apr 8, 2016 10:40 AM CST
I have a large pot with a lot of yellow - yellow leaved persicaria, Bowles golden grass, Campanula persicifolia and a blue scabious. I'm looking for a contrasting blue flowered trailer. I thought I'd use an annual

Any suggestions?
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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purpleinopp
Apr 9, 2016 10:53 AM CST
Lobelia!
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Name: Debbie
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DebbieC
Apr 9, 2016 3:54 PM CST
Other options are blue bacopa, scaevola, trailing verbena and trailing torenia. Torenia likes a more shady spot.
Name: Sue Taylor
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kniphofia
Apr 10, 2016 11:35 PM CST
I think I might go with a blue verbena with lobelia as a fall back.

Thanks for the suggestions.
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL 🌵🌷⚘🌹🌻 (Zone 8b)
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purpleinopp
Apr 12, 2016 4:51 PM CST
Pls share a pic when you get it like-you-like-it. :+)
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Name: Laurie b
Western Washington (Zone 7b)
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lauriebasler
Jul 17, 2016 11:11 AM CST
I love scaevola as well. I find it seems to agree with the watering zonal geraniums need.
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gardengus
Aug 23, 2016 11:49 AM CST
So what did you plant and did you make a good choice?
Photo?
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Name: Sue Taylor
Northumberland, UK
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kniphofia
Aug 23, 2016 9:59 PM CST
I got a lovely blue Isotoma which was the best thing about the pot to be honest. A lot of the plants didn't do well this year. I'll be breaking down the pot and using it for bulbs for the Spring so will re-do it for Summer next year.
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Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5b
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gardengus
Aug 24, 2016 5:17 AM CST
Love the color of your stars Thumbs up
Keep believing ,hoping,and loving
all else is just existing.
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL 🌵🌷⚘🌹🌻 (Zone 8b)
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purpleinopp
Aug 24, 2016 7:49 AM CST
Excellent choice!
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Name: Laurie b
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lauriebasler
Aug 24, 2016 11:19 PM CST
Yes, your choice was perfect. I have to put this on my must have list.

I love your choices, Sue!

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