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A permanent pot planting: cast iron, autumn ferns, and variegated ivy. A Planters Design. Atlanta, GA.

The top five plants for low maintenance gardens - Coleus - Another great choice for bringing color and texture to shady areas of the garden, coleus come in countless colors. They prefer dappled sun but can tolerate a little more sun with frequent watering. They can be used as a border, a full bed or in containers. Pinching off the top growth periodically will encourage a fuller plant.