One of the great ways to dress up an entrance, walk or a yard without the effort of full fledged gardening is the mixed container. We find gardening in containers as rewarding as any of our creative endeavors. When the container looses its appeal, we can easily change the plants in it or move it where it will be less conspicuous.
Annuals, perennials, and woody shrubs all have a place in container gardening. We prefer using foliage perennials over flowering perennials most of the time. Verbena ‘Homestead Purple’ is a flowering perennial that does well in mixed containers.
Mixed Containers give us a great opportunity to express ourselves. They bring rich color to areas that need to be brightened up. They have very little weeds or disease problems. Most plants will do well…
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