Gold Brocade Asian jasmine (Trachelospermum asiaticum) has been a popular evergreen ground cover in the South for years, and when we say weed smothering, we mean it with this one. It's for those who want a very low, very dense hedge. If you're in the market for that with a little added pizzazz, check out these fabulous variegated cultivars: 'Gold Brocade' (shown here) features wild and crazy gold foliage with reddish new growth, w
Botanical name: Hakonechloa macra AureolaCommon name: Japanese forest grassUSDA zones: 4 to 9 Water requirement: Moisture-retentive soilLight requirement: Partial to full shade, but it will be greener in full shadeMature size: 2 feet tall and 3 feet wide When to plant: In spring or fall
Bring the "wow" to your home in a beautiful window box! More flower ideas here: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/container/plans-ideas/plant-combinations-for-sunny-spot-window-boxes/?socsrc=bhgpin071914pickeasygrowingplants&page=3
coleus, impatiens and begonia. The coleus at the rear is ‘Kingswood Torch’, which grows into an impressive plant with just a couple hours of sunlight each day, as well as the Fusion series impatiens (’Infrared’, in this case) interplanted with the old-fashioned, been-around-forever red Super Elfin Impatiens x walleriana from 6-packs, and ‘Bonfire’, a type of Begonia boliviensis that has made its way into the trade in the last few years.