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I have a hanging basket that I'd like to put something in that flowers but doesn't die off at the end of summer. I don't know if there are any shallow rooted perennials but I thought I'd ask. It's about 8-10in deep and like 12-14in wide. Whatever I plant obviously doesn't need to flower all year but I'd like it stay green when it's not blooming, so not bulbs. I have geraniums in a larger hanging pot so I know those work but I don't think this pot is big enough for a geranium. If there isn't anything can anyone recommend an annual that lasts into late summer at least? We don't really get nights under 50 degrees until December around here.
 
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My first thought would be ivy - one with variegated leaves would look lovely year round. It doesn't flower though, so if you wanted flowers then maybe something like trailing rosemary? Plus it smells divine :)
 

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Maybe a small fuchsia? They are perennial in zone 10, but on a sheltered porch, or if you brought it in (or protected it) on the really cold nights, it might work. :unsure:
 
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How about an hybrid Geranium? There's this recently introduced variety that looks like a regular cut Geranium, yet it grows like an Ivy Geranium
 

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Heuchera will take whatever thrown at it. Can stand very hot/cold weather and has beautiful flower whilst the colourful leaves stay close to the surface of the hanging basket. Also vinca atropurpurea. Some strawberries, lobelias are beautiful.
 

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