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What are some good flowers to use with hanging baskets?

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Some good flowers to use with hanging baskets include lobelia, painted ladies and chrysanthemums. Another flower choice to use with a hanging basket is impatiens, which thrive while hanging, according to Bob Vila.

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Lobelia plants can grow up to 3 feet tall and most are blue violet in color with white. The flowers do best while in partly shady conditions. Chrysanthemums help bring a cooler color to a patio, while painted ladies can resist dry summer months. Impatiens are notorious for attracting mildew, but placing them in hanging baskets helps to relieve this problem, notes Bob Vila. One variety that sprouts the most flowers is the "Busy Lizzy."

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