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DIY
Summer Shade Container

Project Time: 30 Minutes

Summer Shade Container Project

The contrasting purple and gold tones of the foliage in this container support the bi-color Torenia blooms by repeating their colors and creating a cohesive design.

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Recipe

  • A - Rex Begonia
  • B - Coleus
  • C - Asparagus Fern
  • D - Hosta 'Fire and Ice
  • E -Torenia
  • F - Ajuga 'Caitlin's Giant' G - Carex 'Everillo'

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Shopping List

  • 1 - 1 gallon Rex Begonia
  • 1 - 1 gallon Coleus
  • 1 - 1 gal Asparagus fern
  • 1 - 6 inch Torenia
  • 1 - 1 gallon Hosta
  • 2 - 4 inch Ajuga
  • 1 - 1 gallon Carex
  • 1 Glazed Container 30 inches or wider
  • 1.5 bags Pike Potting Soil
  • 1 bag Dr. Earth Root Zone fertilizer