Shade: alocasia Baroque Sword, coleus, caladiums, maidenhair fern

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a  lovely grouping of plants in large container. If you've never bought Caladium, the broadleaf pink and green plant, you should. It's absolutely beautiful in a planter on the porch, shade lover only!

a lovely grouping of plants in large container. If you've never bought Caladium, the broadleaf pink and green plant, you should. It's absolutely beautiful in a planter on the porch, shade lover only!

The striking shade-loving caladiums are the thrillers, the tallest plants in the pot, which add visual interest with their coarse, colorful leaves. The fillers are the New Guinea impatiens with their rose-colored flowers and light yellow streaks down the center of the leaves. And the spiller is a variegated Plectranthus, ‘Troy’s Gold.’

The striking shade-loving caladiums are the thrillers, the tallest plants in the pot, which add visual interest with their coarse, colorful leaves. The fillers are the New Guinea impatiens with their rose-colored flowers and light yellow streaks down the center of the leaves. And the spiller is a variegated Plectranthus, ‘Troy’s Gold.’

Three words to live by for a drop dead gorgeous container… thriller, filler and spiller. When designing a container, we always start our challenge by selecting the thriller, which in this case is an Agave desmettiana ‘Variegata’. Once we’ve found the firs - Picmia

Three words to live by for a drop dead gorgeous container… thriller, filler and spiller. When designing a container, we always start our challenge by selecting the thriller, which in this case is an Agave desmettiana ‘Variegata’. Once we’ve found the firs - Picmia

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