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Austin, TX

April 8, 2008
3:02 PM

Post #4775901

I have some large/tall plumerias in pots. I am wanting to plant around the base of the plumeria. Any suggestions for companion plants? I am tired of them looking so bare at the pot. Thanks, Charles
Naples, FL
(Zone 10a)

April 8, 2008
3:25 PM

Post #4776013

Charles, all my plumeria are in the ground but they really do benefit from a little planting at the base. A perfect companion I have found is Crown of Thorns since it likes the same conditions and will stay small(if you get the dwarf variety which is most commonly sold). I have also used the variegated New Zealand flax to underplant the larger plants (the flax will get about 20-24 inches tall).
In a pot it might also be nice to put an ivy of some kind since it will trail over the edges.

Let me know what else you find works, I am willing to experiment with some other plants!!
Yuma, AZ

April 8, 2008
3:40 PM

Post #4776082

I have different Variegated Coleus around a few of mine.
Naples, FL
(Zone 10a)

April 8, 2008
7:55 PM

Post #4777157

Oh yeah I have coleus too!
San Diego, CA
(Zone 10b)

April 8, 2008
8:32 PM

Post #4777304

Doesn't crown of thorns like much less water than plumerias? Or am I killing mine???? lol!
Naples, FL
(Zone 10a)

April 8, 2008
9:20 PM

Post #4777461

they basically both like low water.
Mulberry, FL

April 9, 2008
12:03 AM

Post #4778147

I planted different flower seeds marigolds, zinnias ,cosmos pots are sunk in the ground. Give a little added color.

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