Ask a Question forum: screening plant in planters - green all year

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Sep 30, 2016 9:31 AM CST
I want to plant something in outside planters to create screening in three different size planters (Small Overall: 13" diam., 20"H
Large Overall: 16" diam., 30"H
Extra-Large Overall: 19" diam., 38"H). I am looking to get 8-10’ height coming out of the top of this tallest planter. I would like it to stay green through the winter. It is in mostly shade. I just explored bamboo and it didn’t sound like it was going to work. Do you have suggestions? Evergreens are a thought but something a little bushier might provide better screening.

I need height but also don’t mind a mixture of height and drape if that works.

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It would help if you let us know where you live so members know what 'winter' is for you and be able to make appropriate suggestions.
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