By the pool.Plants for Containers in the Sun. My favorite perennial for pots in the sun — sedums of all types. I also love grasses with trailing plants, the photo right being a stunning example of combination.
The Simple Formula for a Beautiful Container Garden
RMSer Chris Major packed the cottage-garden aesthetic into one planter. Several varieties of coleus, Mexican feather grass and other plants give the container garden a soft, free-form look. - I would use different colored coleus, but I like the idea.
"Pot-Scaping" ingredient planter - purple fountain grass, bacopa, and geraniums. Other beautiful pairings of flowers for making some beautiful containers for bold bright colors in your yard / garden. LOVE IT ALL
Tips For Planting A One Pot Container Herb Garden- Growing your own herbs is a great way to save money at the grocery store. I have a vegetable garden but I always have a planter of my most used cooking herbs on my deck for convenience.