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Better Homes and Gardens. Has some great ideas for container gardening. I like the Japenese bloodgrass here.
Great Container Gardens This would be a perfect compliment to my bleeding hearts in my front and side yards.
~Great Container Gardens...A Dwarf sunflower B Snapdragon Yellow Chimes C Celosia Fresh Look Yellow D Marigold Janie Bright Yellow E Lysimachia Outback Sunset F sweet potatoe vine Variegate~
A. Alternathera 'Purple Knight' -- 1 B. Calibrachoa 'Blush Purple' -- 6 C. Plectranthus argentatus -- 1 D. Vinca major 'Variegata' -- 2 E. Dracaena marginata --
You don't need lots of color for a gorgeous container garden. Here, different shades of green and interesting textures combine delightfully. This planting grows best in full shade. A. Ostrich fern (Matteuccia struthiopteris) -- 1 B. Canary Island ivy (Hedera canariensis) -- 3 C. Sanvitalia 'Little Sun' -- 3 D. Plectranthus 'Variegata' -- 3
Container Gardens: With fantastic foliage, you don't even need flowers. Look for plants that have colorful foliage, such as the coleus used here. This planting grows best in partial shade. A. Coleus (Solenostemon 'Black Dragon') -- 3 B. Coleus (Solenostemon 'Wizard Jade') -- 3 C. Coleus (Solenostemon 'Dress Me Up') -- 3 D. Ruellia brittoniana -- 1
Garden RECIPES!!! Create Architectural Interest Use plant forms to create architectural interest in your landscape. Here, a fullmoon maple makes a wonderful contrast against mounding plants and its square container.