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Lilac Festival with Thriller

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  • Exposure
    • Sun
  • Season
    • Spring
  • Container Size
    • 14 Inches
  • Color Scheme

What you'll need

*This recipe assumes that 4.5" plants are being used. To make the recipe work using larger plants, you will need to choose a pot that is larger than our suggested size or use fewer plants of each variety in the recipe.

How to make it

Home Gardener Layout

Growers should use the consumer layout.
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Anonymous Tue, 05/08/2018 - 8:12pm

I’d love it if you had the recipe to purchase all together! I’d just order it as is. Maybe I’m not seeing this option?

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Sarah Geoghegan Fri, 06/22/2018 - 12:13pm

We do sell container gardens in the spring. You can find them under the Shop tab.

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Anonymous Tue, 04/24/2018 - 7:48am

I am caring for a Alzheimer’s patient in her home. I was told she loves flowers so I brought my 2018 idea book to her house- she loved this combination. She has a sad and neglected circle garden in her front yard so I thought I would do this combination there. I am just not sure how many plants to use and if I should put a planter in the center to give it some height. The circle is 8’4” in diameter. Hope you can help.

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Sarah Geoghegan Fri, 06/22/2018 - 12:11pm

Hi there,
You would probably need about 8 to 10 of each plant. The Meteor Shower will get 20-30 inches, so it is up to you if you want to give them more height than that!
Hope this helps!
Sarah
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Anonymous Sat, 02/03/2018 - 1:42pm

Do you sell the container as well? It looks like it's a snow white, is that correct? Love it with this recipe!

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Cindy Meyers Mon, 02/05/2018 - 2:34pm

Unfortunately, we don't sell the containers. You can always check with local garden centers as they often have a good variety of unique containers. Crescent Garden is a great company that you can find online that has self-watering containers that you may want to check out too.

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Anonymous Wed, 01/31/2018 - 7:01am

My favourite colours, just beautiful.

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Cinq-Mars Sat, 11/18/2017 - 6:54pm

I want to use this combination in a spring window box. How soon can I put the plants out? I'm in zone 6a.

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Cindy Meyers Tue, 11/21/2017 - 1:39pm

You want to wait until there is no chance of frost or freezing weather. It will vary from year to year, but normally in zone 6 you should be able to plant in late April or early May.

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