Pictures of Flowers in Containers: Zinnia = A, Tradescantia = B, Petunia = C, Sweet Potato Vine = D, Papyrus = E
by Ashley Cotter-Cairns
(Container Gardening For You)
Pictures of flowers: Zinnia = A, Tradescantia = B, Petunia = C, Sweet Potato Vine = D, Papyrus = E
Container Gardening Flowers: Zinnia = A, Tradescantia = B, Petunia = C, Sweet Potato Vine = D, Papyrus =
Color and shape make a statement in this container grouping for full sun.
An analogous color
combination of red, orange and purple in which orange takes the center stage.
Both containers are filled
with small orange
zinnias. Zinnia Profusion Orange is a great
choice, since it isn't as prone to powdery mildew as other zinnias are.
tradescantia is planted in the front of the first container, to echo the color of the planters.
back, a very unusual-looking tall accent plant: Papyrus.
is an ornamental grass, better suited for wet, even boggy areas. It will grow in a container if less water is
provided in part shade, though it won't reach full size (up to 8 feet if given the proper conditions).
Potato Vine (Sweet Caroline) spills down the side of the second container next to red
fills the rest of the space, interspersed with wispy ornamental grass.
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