Window box flowers are a great way to add colour to your walls and fences, not to mention providing a beautiful view out of the window too. Annual plants give colourful displays all summer long and are great value for money, or for a more permanent display try small perennial plants and bulbs. For help and inspiration take a look at our articles on how to plant hanging baskets and containers and vertical gardening.
Verbena 'Union Jack'
(Glandularia)Create a patriotic display that is fit for a King (or Queen) with the trailing stems of Verbena 'Union Jack'. Regal shades of red, white and blue flowers make a spectacular display. These fabulous trailing Verbena plants are perfect for filling your hanging baskets and patio containers, or let them tumble over the edges of a window box for a cascade of colour. Height and spread: 25cm (10"). Supplied as plug tray plants. More info
Viola x wittrockianaAn unusual new variety with deeply frilled petals like the folds of a ballerina's tutu. The frilly blooms are produced over a long period throughout summer in a fantastic array of soft colours. Superb in beds, hanging baskets and all kinds of patio containers. Height and spread: 23cm (9"). Supplied as plug tray plants.
Culinary information: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Click here for more details about edible flowers.More info