Potted Plants - Knowledgebase Question

Waconia, Mi
Question by dseverson63
March 28, 2009
What types of plants can I plant in pots that do well in a lot of sun?


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Answer from NGA
March 28, 2009

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Nearly any flowering perennial will adapt to growing in containers. Here are a few of my favorites:
Lily of the Nile (Even the dwarf size, Peter Pan, is ideal for smaller containers.

Chrysanthemums are late summer and autumn favorites.

Bird of Paradise needs feedings throughout the year, but you?ll receive an abundance of color in return.

Daylily comes in lots of colors and you can easily divide them to grow new plants.

African Daisy resembles the common daisy and needs only a shallow container.

Lantana flowers can change color as the flowers mature.

Petunias are one of the most popular summer flowers.

Black-eyed Susan with lots of flowers all season long.

Zinnias boast a variety of colors and types.

Marigolds are easy to grow and come in shades of yellow and orange. They also mix well with other annuals.

Enjoy your new container garden!

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