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Three Beautiful Container Garden Options

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Lush container gardens are easy to create with this simple plant formula: A thriller plant + a filler plant + a spiller plant = a killer container garden.

Container Gardens
Gorgeous, lush container gardens are easy to create when you follow this simple planting guide: Start with 18-1/2-inch Standard Terra-cotta Pot (#78249), fill with a moisture-control container potting mix (#235180) and plant it up with a tall, dramatic thriller plant + hardworking filler plant + trailing spiller plant for a killer container flower garden.

Lush container flower gardens create instant impact on a patio, porch or deck. Try one of these three planting schemes for a sure-fire container garden.

 

Shade Lover's Container

Shade Lover's Container

This bright container adds color and texture to shady yards and patios.

For one 18-1/2-inch pot:

Thriller: 2 large-leaved coleus plants (Coleus x hybridus 'Kong' series)
Filler: 4 begonias in assorted colors (Begonia 'Super Olympia' mixed)
Spiller: 5 licorice plants (Helichrysum)

Not-So-Mellow Yellow Container

Not-So-Mellow Yellow Container

Choose this design for a cheery container garden that is sure to turn heads.

For one 18-1/2-inch pot you'll need:

Thriller: 1 foxglove (Digitalis purpurea 'Camelot Cream')
Filler: 3 marguerite daisies (Argyranthemum frutescens 'Madeira Primrose')
Spiller: 4 yellow calibrachoa (Calibrachoa Superbells 'Yellow Chiffon')

All-White Moon Container Garden

All-White Moon Container Garden

This monochromatic container garden adds a stunning glow to your garden at night.

For one 18-1/2-inch pot you'll need:

Thriller: 1 white pampas grass (Cortaderia selloana)
Filler: 3 white petunias (Petunia Supertunia 'Mini White')
Spiller: 4 white bacopas (Sutera cordata Snowstorm 'Giant Snowflake')