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Name: Lisa Olson
Washington DC (Zone 7a)
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5601Lisa
Apr 15, 2016 4:59 PM CST
I have two planters, 20 inches tall, mouth is only 6 inches wide. Did do ornamental grasses last year. Ho-hum look. Plant suggestions?
Name: Amanda
KC metro area, Missouri (Zone 6a)
Region: Missouri Cat Lover Dog Lover
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pepper23
Apr 15, 2016 6:00 PM CST
You could do a salvia in the middle and sedum or dicondria to spill down the sides. That would give it more interest and neither the sedum or dicondria take up much space in a pot.
Name: Lisa Olson
Washington DC (Zone 7a)
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5601Lisa
Apr 15, 2016 6:44 PM CST
Hey, think you got something there! Salvia will give colorful thrill, get the spill with dicentra. Btw, planters have southwestern theme. Color combo will pop. Thanks.
Name: Amanda
KC metro area, Missouri (Zone 6a)
Region: Missouri Cat Lover Dog Lover
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pepper23
Apr 15, 2016 6:50 PM CST
You're welcome!! The challenge is in the size so I poked around Bluestone's website to see what could possibly work. Creeping jenny would also be a good spiller.

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