Geraniums In Window Boxes
To flower most abundantly geraniums need sun, but a window-box in full sun is more difficult to manage than one in part shade. Compost dries out faster, watering may need to be done twice a day.
This second story window box has Tapien verbena which are very drought tolerant to handle those days you forget to hang out the window a. Window box replace petunias with geraniums and put on front porch railing. For my window box Calabrachoa & white Lobelia are a great combination in this window box. This box would do great in part-sun.
First, if you're thinking about getting window boxes, go read my review of our window boxes on this post. Second, once you have your window boxes and it's safe to plant flowers in your zone - pay attention to what type of sun your window boxes will be getting during the Spring & Summer.
Artificial Geraniums for window boxes come in three different bloom colors, including pink, red and white, in addition to a range of different sizes. With a lovely faux plant to match any of our containers, entirely make over your garden and landscape from one, convenient online store.
They are named for their thick, glossy green leaves, which are similar to those of an ivy plant. Rather than the upright, ball-shaped blooms (like the ones produced by common garden geraniums), these plants have trailing flowers, making them ideal for window boxes, hanging baskets and borders in beds.
For a 2′ window box, use 2-3 geraniums, for a 3′ window box use 3-4 geraniums. In between the main plants, put in a filler plant- something that stays lower and more compact such as lobelia, calibrachoa, compact verbenas, flowering vinca or petunias.