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sarah
I am looking for suitable plants in shades of pink and white that will flower for the beginning of october in the adelaide hills.

I am getting married in the Adelaide Hills on the first weekend in October. I am looking a flowers (possibly seeds) that I can plant to use in bouquets. I was also thinking of having small potted plants to double as favours and table decorations. Can you suggest any varieties that would be suitable for these purposes? Is it best if I start planting now for next year?

Submitted: 03:12PM, 01 Jan 2010
Answer: Hi Sarah, in all honesty it is very hard to guarantee timely flowering with potted colour. if you dont have a good greenhouse and some production nursery experience, the plants might not be 100% perfect and on time – i have seen many try and fail. My best suggestion for 100% perfect plants flowering on cue would be to order some potted colour from your nursery for delivery the week of the wedding so you can be assured of perfection for your tables.
If you want to give it a try I would suggest English daisy (Bellis perennis) pink white and some reds – great for 4" pots. sow at least 3 months ahead in late autumn for flowering at end september.
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Answered: 11:35AM, 13 Jan 2010

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