May Container Gardening Recipe

May Container Gardening Recipe

Brighten up those shady areas in May with a container full of colorful plants. This recipe will do fantastic in dappled light conditions or can even take a few hours of the morning sun. This design combines rich burgundy with deep pinks and bright shades of green for contrast.

  1. Cordyline Auntie Lou, with its rich burgundy leaves, makes the perfect backdrop for this part shade color combo.
  2. Hydrangea Summer Crush®, one of the “Endless Summer Series” with its floral quality raspberry blooms, and compact size is an excellent choice for container gardening.
  3. Caladium Heart & Soul® from Proven Winners is a sun or shade caladium variety. Its splashy leaves make a great contrast against the burgundy Auntie Lou.
  4. Creeping Jenny is a favorite spiller for container gardens. Although it can be in the sun, partial shade is best in the heat of the summer.
  5. Sunpatiens® Pink Candy or any impatient in the pink family will add a constant colorful bloom to the mix.

Additional Recipes:

April Container Gardening Recipe

March Container Gardening Recipe

February Container Gardening Recipe

January Container Gardening Recipe

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