4 Fuss-Free Container Planting Ideas
Choose the one that’s right for you—or mix and match
Our 2016 Idea House is in the East Bay Hills is in full swing (buy your tickets to see it for yourself). In addition to heaps of ideas for interior design, the property also features great container plantings, featuring the easy-care, water-rise plants from our Sunset Western Garden Collection. Enjoy!
1. Easy breezy
That glowing variegated beauty is Platinum Beauty™ Lomandra, a grass-like, bullet-proof rush from Australia. Platinum Beauty™ Lomandra is the first green and white striped variegated form and is the perfect foil against more saturated colors. Pictured here with a purple sweet potato vine (Ipomoea butatas) and the burgundy blades of a ‘Design-A-Line’ cordyline from another pot.
2. Monochromatic mood
3. Woodsy and wild
4. Bright beauties Colorful foliage—lime green ‘Sunshine’ Ligustrum, burgundy ‘Design-A-Line’ cordyline, and variegated ‘Angyo Star’ Fatshedera—blends nicely with silvery succulents and purple sweet potato vine (Ipomoea butatas)—which will eventually drape over container edges. This trio mixes height, color, and texture, while the sleek silver containers keep the look refined, and similar low-water needs ensure easy maintenance and care.