Creating visual interest in small space patios

April 24, 2013 3:43:42 PM PDT
Plants and flowers can help create interest in small space patios for a small investment. Here are some expert suggestions when it comes to plants.

Suggestions for container planters:

Shade/ Part Sun
Giant ligularia
Persian Shield
Caladiums
Impatiens
Creeping jenny
Potato vine

Sun
Penta
Butterfly Bush
Profusion Zinnia
Vinca (upright and trailing)
Verbena

Herbs
Basil
Mexican Mint marigold
Chives
Creeping thyme
Oregano
Rosemary

The general rule with herbs in containers is 3 to a pot in a 12" container
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