Every year Charlie and I like to plant some containers on our patio with annuals to add more color to the garden. I like to plant them fairly full right from the start so they don’t take all summer to look good. I also like to use plants that don’t require a lot of maintenance such as dead heading.
This is one of three large pots we planted. The Canna Lilies in the center will eventually grow to about 30″ and have beautiful yellow gold flowers. The Solanum is primarily a foliage plant with that beautiful yellow and green leaf, but will eventually have small white flowers also.
I love using verbena to trail down the sides of the pots. They are very draught tolerant and never need dead heading. If they get too big you can cut them back and they just keep on going.
This small pot sits…
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