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Rubber Plant – Rubber trees can measure over 100 feet tall in their native Asia, but regular pruning can keep the ornamental variety in check. If the broad leaves get a little dusty, bring out the mayo for a florist-approved polishing trick. Click through for the entire gallery and for more indoor plants.

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Rubber plant - great accent plant, but subject to 'gremlins' so watch the leaves undersides too. Don't over water, and never leave dried out or diseased leave in pot. Light is great - burning sun not so good!

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shade garden  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.
A. Black mondo grass (Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens') 
B. Fullmoon maple (Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum') 
C. Oxalis vulcanicola 'Zinfandel' 
D. Foamflower (Tiarella 'Pink Brushes')

Container-Garden Recipes for Shade

Container-Garden Recipes for Shade - A. Black mondo grass (Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'): 3 B. Fullmoon maple (Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum'): 1 C. Oxalis 'Zinfandel': 1 D.

Tête-à-tête’ daffodils explode from the top of an old blue coffee pot. Behind it sits a large basket holding pots of grape hyacinths and Johnny-jump-ups.

Impressive mix of begonia and impatiens  container for shade

A-Million Kisses Romance Begonia B- Fusion Peach Frost Exotic Impatiens C-Patchwork Peach Prism Impatiens D-Celebration Bright Salmon New Guinea Impatiens E-Jade Frost Lamium F-Mona Lavender Plectranthus

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

Great Containers for Gardening

This planting grows best in partial shade. Purple fountaingrass (Pennisetum setaceum Rubrum) -- 2 B. Coleus (Solenostemon Sun Velvet Red) -- 3 C. Plectranthus Variegatus -- 2 D. Impatiens Dazzler Pink -- 2 E.

Hedera algeriensis ” Gloire de Marengo”, or variegated Algerian ivy, has large glossy leaves, and a prominent white variegation; old topiaries grown from this plant are striking. Description from deborahsilver.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Coleus topiary, rose pink solenia begonias, and lime licorice.pretty color combination love this!

Gorgeous wicker stand full of  lobelia, asparagus fern and impatience

These colors looks so pretty together. Purple, red, gold and green make a beautiful container to place on the porch.

Look at that chartreuse elephant ear and the hakenochloa 'All Gold.' Yes. <-LOVE these colors.

Great example of using perennials in container gardening. Ingredients: Hakonechloa ‘All Gold’ Xanthosoma ‘Lime Zinger’ Heuchera ‘Mahogany’ Heuchera ‘Lime Rickey’ Salvia is peeking out on the side.

Plants for Containers in the Sun.   My favorite perennial for pots in the sun — sedums of all types. I also love grasses with trailing plants, the photo right being a stunning example of combination.

Container Gardening Inspiration

Plants for Containers in the Sun. My favorite perennial for pots in the sun — sedums of all types. I also love grasses with trailing plants, the photo right being a stunning example of combination.

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