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Stunning shade planter! (Japanese forest grass, rubber plant, fuchsias, coleus)

Fabulous color combo of black ficus, coleus, sweet potato, jap forrest grass, duo begonia and fuchia.

Lush planter.  Cordyline for the foundation surrounded by potato vine and calibrachoa.

Lush planter of Cordyline for the foundation surrounded by potato vine and calibrachoa for the trailing greenery and flowers.

2012 Container Design Challenge Results: Fantastic Foliage | Fine Gardening Cindy Young Brewster, New York  1. 'White Jade' calathea (Calathea 'White Jade', Zone 13) 2. Sweet Georgia™ Purple Heart sweet potato vine (Ipomoea batatas 'Sweet Georgia Purple Heart', Zone 11) 3. 'Raspberry Swirl' Rex begonia (Begonia 'Raspberry Swirl', Zones 12–13) 4. Asparagus fern (Asparagus densiflorus, Zones 9–11) 5. 'Albolineata' Cretan brake fern (Pteris cretica 'Albolineata', Zones 9-11)

2012 Container Design Challenge Results: Fantastic Foliage

The Best Climbing Plant For Shade : White Hydrangea Best Climbing Plant For…

Gorgeous climbing hydrangea is a deciduous vine that is perfect for climbing up shady trees, pergolas and arbors. Grows in part sun to shade and blooms in early summer. Vine may take years to bloom after first planted. Zones by roslyn

cimicifuga, brunnera, sweet woodruff- A   wonderful planting for a shade garden. I think I have these in my   gardens...maybe I will have to do some rearranging some   spring...

Cimicifuga, Brunnera and Sweet Woodruff: a wonderful planting for a shade garden. - Great plants for shade, but be careful, sweet woodruff is VERY invasive and difficult to get rid of once planted!

Elephant Ears & Coleus mixed tropical container at Rotary Gardens

Elephant Ears Coleus mixed tropical container at Rotary Gardens - Fresh Gardening Ideas

Pennisetum Rubrum "Fireworks" - Repinned by Country Greenery Florist -Fargo -Moorhead Florist

Fireworks in the Flower Bed

Perennial - Pennisetum Rubrum "Fireworks" Looks like something from a Dr Suess book! Pennisetum Rubrum is my favorite grass, I wish it was a perennial around here, I'll have to remember to get some for around he house this year.

Now THAT's a container! Need a list of probables to create this top to bottom:  a bright green Colocasia/Caladium (Elephant Ear) // Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' (or Lysimachia “Firecracker” – which is invasive planted in ground) // Monarda (bergamot - bee balm) "Pardon my Pink" // Coleus (red or pink) // Ipomoea - Sweet Potato Vine "Sweetheart lime"

Murray 21" Gas Push Mower with Side Discharge, Mulching, Rear Bag

Bright green Colocasia/Caladium (Elephant Ear), Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' or Lysimachia Firecracker, Monarda (Bergamot - Bee Balm) "Pardon my Pink", Coleus (red or pink), Ipomoea - Sweet Potato Vine "Sweetheart lime"

Graceful Containers - Ingredients: Canna ‘Australia’, Canna ‘Tropicanna Gold’, Infinity Orange New Guinea Impatiens, ‘Hot Shot’ Orange portulaca, Begonia boliviensis Bonfire, ‘Orange Marmalade’ Crossandra, Sweet Caroline Bronze sweet potato vine.

Ingredients: I love the colors and texture in this planter-Canna ‘Australia’, Canna ‘Tropicanna Gold’, Infinity Orange New Guinea Impatiens, ‘Hot Shot’ Orange portulaca, Begonia bolivien.

How to Create Sensational Pots and Planters. by singram

Shade combination for a hanging basket. Link not very good, but it looks like maybe Boston Fern, Asparagus Fern, English Ivy, and either the burgundy sweet potato vine or a heuchera maybe?

Perennial foliage for shade:  hosta, Japanese hakone grass, pulmonaria Dark Vader, black mondo grass, heuchera Lime Rickey

I love this combination of perennial foliage plants for shade: hosta, Japanese hakone grass, pulmonaria Dark Vader, black mondo grass, heuchera Lime Rickey.

Tips on designing a container garden

Tips on designing a container garden

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