Answer: The following plants grow in full sun to part shade and are perfect for containers and planter boxes:
Ageratum, Alyssum, Begonia, Celosia, Coleus, Dianthus, Dusty Miller, Geranium, Impatiens, Lobelia, Marigold, Nasturtium, Pansy, Petunia, Salvia, Snapdragon, Verbena, Zinnia
Achillea (Yarrow), Aquilegia (Columbine), Candytuft, Chrysanthemum, Gaillardia Gypsophila, Lupine, Rudbeckia, Sedum, Shasta Daisy, Veronica
Exotic Foliage: (treat as annuals)
Banana, Cannas (variegated and red-leafed varieties), Alocasia Elephant Ears, White Bird of Paradise, Variegated Ficus, Lantana, Phygelius, Caladium, Hibiscus, Schefflera, Dracaena.
You'll find even more possibilities in the garden center of your local Home Depot store.
Best wishes with your planter boxes!
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