TIP: Creating Attractive Combination Containers

My Garden Life
May 11, 2017
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It’s SPRING! Which means you can start filling your landscape, deck and balcony with colorful combos. Here are a few tips to make the most attractive combination containers.

Using a mix of upright, mounding and trailing plants is a quick and easy way to create eye-catching container pairings.

Thrillers, Fillers & Spillers

Dwarf Fountain Grass Upright (thriller, vertical) plants add vertical interest and a sense of height to planting arrangements, making them more lively and dynamic.

Pictured:
Dwarf Fountain Grass
Gazania Kiss Mix Mounding (filler, anchor) plants are used to create stability in planting arrangements. They bring a sense of balance to even the boldest combinations.

Pictured:
Gazania Kiss™ Mix
Silver Licorice Plant Trailing (spiller, spreading) plants are the final “accessory” in planting arrangements. They fill in gaps, soften edges and tie all the elements together for a truly finished look.

Pictured: Silver Licorice Plant

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