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Growing Tips:

  • Likes full sun

  • This combination of plants does best in warm summer temperatures

  • Prune Cuban Oregano and Perilla to maintain size and shape

  • Remove old flowers from Dahlia to keep neat and clean appearance

  • Plants like regular water. Keep moist but not soggy; allow soil to dry out a bit between waterings

  • Feed every two weeks with a water-soluble fertilizer. Hydrolyzed fish fertilizer mixed with kelp is a great water-soluble fertilizer combination

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Container is round

Diameter: 24 inches (61 cm)

Plant Names & Comments:

  1. Dahlia
    (Dahlia pinnata)
    Big, long-lasting blooms that make good cut flowers. Attracts hummingbirds

  2. Magilla Perilla
    (Red Perilla)
    Is an annual with rounded foliage displaying brilliant splashes of hot pink, deep plum and green. These colors develop best in sun or bright, filtered light. It is easy to grow but performs best in fertile, well-drained soil

  3. Cuban Oregano
    (Plectranthus 'Nicodemus')
    Colorful foliage and shade tolerant, this plant is low maintenance. Its green leaves edged in white make this a great accent plant

1. Dahlia - Pink

2. Magilla Perilla

3. Cuban Oregano

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