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Late Summer Containers

Container gardens are an easy way to give your garden a pick-me-up in late summer.  Because we are nearing the end of the summer growing season it's a good idea to think ahead to autumn as you decide what to plant.  In this week's Journal I'll show you photos that illustrate tips for creating beautiful displays that will easily transition from summer to fall.  


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Superbells® Dreamsicle Calibrachoa
Black Pearl Ornamental Pepper
Dolce® Cream Brulee Heuchera
Purple Fountain Grass
Lemon Coral Sedum
‘Black Scallop' Ajuga
‘Leather Leaf' Carex (Carex buchananii)
Tricolor Sage

Container Slide 2
‘Catlin's Giant' Ajuga
‘Efanthia' Euphorbia
Sunshine Blue® Caryopteris
Catalina® White Linen Torenia

Container Slide 3
Pink Mandevilla
White Gaura
Superbells® Trailing Rose Calibrachoa
ColorBlaze™ Kingswood Torch Coleus

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Red Ivy Leaf Geranium
Foxtail Fern (Asparagus densiflorus)
Variegated Algerian Ivy (Hedera algeriensis ‘Gloire de Marengo)

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‘Morning Light' Miscanthus sinensis
‘Evergold' Carex hachijoensis
Silver Sedge Carex platphylla

Container Slide 6
‘Tropicana' Canna
Creeping Jenny (Lysimachia nummularia