No landscape is complete without trees or shrubs. In small yards with limited space, it might not be possible to plant a towering shade tree, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy container-grown trees and shrubs that add texture, beauty, and interest to your outdoor spaces. If you have only a patio or a terrace, you can still incorporate a small tree or blooming shrub to soften the stark look of wood, metal, or concrete building materials, while lending the space an eco-friendly appeal. No…
Persian Shield - That Pretty Purple Plant | The Hypertufa Gardener
Its name is Strobilanthes dyeriana "Persian Shield" and it is such a stunning color in your garden or containers. Be ready with that name because you will be asked time and time again. Persian shield or Strobilanthes dyerianus is that pretty purple plant that you just have to have when you see it. Indoor or Outdoors, it's beautiful color
Landscape designer and author Nick McCullough knows a thing or two about putting great plant containers together, see what his current ideas are for building great container combinations including drought-tolerant plants.