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Front of border long flowering plant.

corby008corby008 Posts: 32
edited July 2021 in Plants
Hi I'm looking for a plant for the front of the border that will flower a long time throughout summer.

Any ideas please.


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  • corby008corby008 Posts: 32
    I was browsing through some websites and found this has anyone got any thoughts on it.

    geum totally tangerine 🙂
  • FireFire North LondonPosts: 15,664
    Diascia, sweet wiliiams, erigeron.
  • Ladybird4Ladybird4 Third rock from the sunPosts: 34,484
    I have that one in my garden corby008 and I love it.
    Cacoethes: An irresistible urge to do something inadvisable
  • B3B3 South East LondonPosts: 22,372
    edited July 2021
    I wouldn't put TT at the front. It gets big and sprawling
    It's one for the middle
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • B3B3 South East LondonPosts: 22,372
    Dianthus.  Gazania if it's sunny
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • NanniemoNanniemo Posts: 220
    I have Totally Tangerine @corby008 and love it too. I’ve also divided it and now have 3 😊
  • REMF33REMF33 Posts: 578
    Yes my TT is about 2.5 feet high!
  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 47,195
    Aspect, type of soil, other planting nearby - all these have an effect on the choices  :)
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • REMF33REMF33 Posts: 578
    Scabiosa? Is three months long enough?
    Nemesia. They seem to flower for months and months. There are some gorgeous colours - from pinks and purples to oranges, yellows and rich reds. I have only grown them in pots though, so I am not sure what their spreading habit is. Mine have survived the winter but they are very easy to take cuttings from.
  • FireFire North LondonPosts: 15,664
    Welsh poppies will go all summer long if you deadhead them. Small, window box dahlias if you don't have a slug problem. Short cat mint.
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