Color in Containers

The formula for an eye-catching container is a strong thriller, some complimentary fillers, and a spiller. Sheri Gramer visits with a gardener who has a talent for designing containers with all of those elements. Plus, she puts those in a perfect pot to complement the fabulous colors too.

Plants Featured in this Clip

JUSTICIA brandegeeana (Mexican shrimp plant)
CORDYLINE fruticose (Ti plant, Hawaiian good-luck plant )

Gardener Extras

  1. Good soil is vital in containers. A common practice is to use a mixture of one part high-quality potting soil, one part compost and one part shredded pine bark.

Sheri Gramer

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