Decorate a large concrete urn with silvery plants. Theyll echo the cool tones of the concrete and also seem to shimmer at dawn and dusk! A: 1 Honeybush(Melianthus major) B: 2 Licorice plants (Helichrysum petiolare Licorice Splash) C: 1 Variegated geranium (Pelargonium Dolly Vardon) D: 1 Variegated geranium (Pelargonium Crystal Palace Gem) Gardens Ideas, Dramatic Foliage, Container Gardens, Front Doors, Gardens Planters Landscape, Container Plants, Landscape Ideas, Crystals Palaces, Front Porches
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Use ornamental grasses to add height and texture to any planting. Here, purple fountaingrass adds extra color, too. This planting grows best in partial shade. A. Purple fountaingrass (Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum') -- 2 B. Coleus (Solenostemon 'Sun Velvet Red') -- 3 C. Plectranthus 'Variegatus' -- 2 D. Impatiens 'Dazzler Pink' -- 2 E. Licorice plant (Helichrysum petiolare) -- 2
Plant tulip bulbs in November then forget about them until the following Spring. After they've flowered allow them to dry out, lift them shaking off any excess soil and store in a paper bag in a dry, dark place. Plant them again the following Autumn. This way bulbs can last years!