suitable plant for a container

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suitable plant for a container

Post by arq » April 10th, 2014, 9:54 pm

Hi all,

I need suggestions for a suitable vine/shrub to be planted in an 18 inch pot. The location is such that it gets little morning sunshine but gets plenty of afternoon sunlight. I failed miserably with wild alamanda last year as the flower buds shriveled before blooming.

Your expert opinions will be highly appreciated.

Thanks...
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Re: suitable plant for a container

Post by zeeshanuddin » April 10th, 2014, 11:22 pm

If you are interested in flowering vines then go for the very hardy bougainvillea. There are imported ones available at the nurseries located at "Peshawar more".
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Re: suitable plant for a container

Post by arq » April 11th, 2014, 6:45 pm

Hi zeeshan,

Thanks for your feedback. I already have a Bougainville in a container but want to try something different and fragrant. Any suggestions?

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Re: suitable plant for a container

Post by Muhammad Bilal » April 11th, 2014, 9:14 pm

u can grow Jasmine, Hedera Ivy, vine rose, wisteria,
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Re: suitable plant for a container

Post by Tahir Khan » April 11th, 2014, 9:23 pm

arq wrote:Hi zeeshan,

Thanks for your feedback. I already have a Bougainville in a container but want to try something different and fragrant. Any suggestions?
Try Brunfelsia or commonly called Yesterday tomorrow and today plant, it is fragrant with three colours of blooms on single plant... will do good in containers

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Re: suitable plant for a container

Post by arq » April 12th, 2014, 10:27 am

Hi Tahir,

Is brunfelsia easily available in RWP?

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Re: suitable plant for a container

Post by Tahir Khan » April 12th, 2014, 12:19 pm

arq wrote:Hi Tahir,

Is brunfelsia easily available in RWP?
You can get it from Peshawar mor nurseries in Islamabad. The people there call it francisia.

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Re: suitable plant for a container

Post by arq » April 12th, 2014, 1:10 pm

What do you think of chandni? Will it grow well in a container and the sunlight conditions mentioned above? I like the variegated variety.

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Re: suitable plant for a container

Post by Tahir Khan » April 12th, 2014, 1:28 pm

arq wrote:What do you think of chandni? Will it grow well in a container and the sunlight conditions mentioned above? I like the variegated variety.
Will grow provided you give it a good sized container and partial shade as container soil dries up very quickly.

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