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Summer Shade Container

Summer Shade Container Project

Full to Partial Shade Project
Project Time: 30 Minutes

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.

shade container garden

Recipe

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

container garden layoout

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