Choosing the Right Plants For Your Hanging Basket

Here at West Country Grown we want your garden to be the best it can be. We have written a step by step guide on preparing your baskets and tubs to enjoy the long lasting beauty throughout the summer months.


We have some great Sugestions for hanging basket plants that will grow extremley well in full shade:

  • Trailing Begonias
  • non stop Begonias
  • impatiens

For contrast a non flowering basket plant helichrysum gold


We have listed some fabulous plants that are ideal for hanging baskets that are grown in parcial shade:

  • Fuchsia, up right or trailing
  • Diascia 
  • Lobelia
  • Bacopa
  • Nepeta
  • Begonias

Here we have some great plant suggestions for hanging basket plants that will grow extremly well in full sun:

  • Calibrachoa
  • Surfinia
  • Geraniums
  • Ivy leaf Geraniums
  • Lantana
  • Petunias
  • Verbena
  • Bidens
  • Lotus
  • Sanvitalia

As an extra treat why not add some of the following plants to make a wonderful scented basket :

Choose the following plants by varity name: (please note that these will grow best in partial shade or full sun)

  • Surfinia blue vein
  • Nemesia lady scented
  • Nemesia lady sweet
  • Nemesia lady vanlia
  • Verbena pink twister
  • Verbena red twister
  • Verbena blue twister
  • Isotoma blue




  • Petunia Peppy Neon
    Petunia Peppy Neon
  • Pansy Wonderfall
    Pansy Wonderfall
  • Verbena Twister Red
    Verbena Twister Red
  • Petunia Peppy Red
    Petunia Peppy Red
  • Verbena Twister Blue
    Verbena Twister Blue
  • Confetti Mahalo
    Confetti Mahalo
  • Verbena Lime Green
    Verbena Lime Green
  • Confetti Hawaiian Summer
    Confetti Hawaiian Summer
  • Petunia Peppy Purple
    Petunia Peppy Purple
  • Geranium Tango Velvet Red
    Geranium Tango Velvet Red
  • Verbena Vintage Rose
    Verbena Vintage Rose
  • Confetti Hawaiian Country
    Confetti Hawaiian Country
  • Verbena Candy Cane
    Verbena Candy Cane