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Great Container Gardens - Great container gardens appeal to several senses. Here, a hybrid rose and thyme offer scents as good as their looks. This planting grows best in full sun. A. Miniature rose (Rosa spp.) -- 1 B. Creeping thyme (Thymus spp.) -- 3 C. English ivy (Hedera helix) -- 3 Hybrid Rose, Miniatures Rose, Plants Growing, Ivy Hedera, Container Gardens Ideas Sun, Full Sun, English Ivy, Gardens Appeal, Flowerpot
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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~
Use Containers: ontainer gardens can be a delightful substitute for a wall or fence. Here, for example, Brian and Robert planted a tall container with a tree-form hydrangea. Together the plant and container reach about 6 feet tall; of course, as the hydrangea grows, the height will increase.
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
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
Incorporate unusual plants to give your container gardens extra zing. Here, tall lion's ear adds to an already-beautiful combination. This planting grows best in sun. A. Sweet potato vine (Ipomoea batatas 'Margarita') -- 1 B. Caricature plant (Graptophyllum pictum) -- 1 C. Silver sage (Salvia argentea) -- 1 D. Lion's ear (Leonotis menthaefolia) -- 1 E. Million bells (Calibrachoa 'Million Bells Terra Cotta')