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pennygoodlife Wed 27-Apr-16 21:34:16

South and east facing patio, I'd like to put some sort of structural plants in pots - fairly large. Given I live in central England is there anything hardy enough you'd recommend?

Unremarkable Tue 03-May-16 09:48:16

I recently visited a garden where there were no herbaceous borders, just structural plants - like one giant patio. They had Azaleas and Rhododendrons in pots which looks great. They had bamboo, astelia chathamica, and a small Scots pine, - all in pots. All of them should be hardy enough for central England. Good luck.

pratiaalba Tue 03-May-16 10:07:56

What about a viburnum? You can get a standard one, which would look great in a planter- lovely blossoms.

pennygoodlife Tue 03-May-16 14:59:50

Thanks Astelia looks like it will work well

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