Vary Plant Shapes. An upright mandevilla contrasts with the mounding purple heliotrope, which complements the trailing forms of thyme and nolana. A. Mandevilla 'Alice du Pont' -- 1 B. Geranium (Pelargonium 'Fantasia White') -- 1 C. Heliotrope (Heliotropium 'Marine') -- 3 D. Thyme (Thymus 'Argenteus') -- 5 E. Dianthus 'Devon Cottage Miss Pinky' -- 3 F. Nolana 'Blue Eyes' -- 2 G. Lantana 'Lucky Yellow' -- 1 H. Geranium (Pelargonium 'Graffiti Double White') -- 1
Enjoy Sweet Scent Tuck It In Container gardens don't need to be big to make a big impact. This very colorful and eye-catching arrangement fits well in just about any spot. A. Nemesia 'Sunsatia Pear' -- 1 B. Nemesia 'Sunsatia Raspberry' -- 1 C. Nemesia 'Sunsatia Lemon' -- 1 D. Nemesia 'Sunsatia Cranberry' -- 1 E. Pansy (Viola 'Karma Blue Blotch') -- 1
Enjoy Edibles: While it's easy to focus on ornamental favorites, edibles work just as well. A mix of spring greens will provide salads while looking great in the landscape. Accent both the container and your salads with the cheerful and tasty viola blooms. Here, chives tossed in the middle of the pot create a fun textural contrast. Hint: Try the full range of spring greens, including spinach, kale, and red, green, and bicolored lettuce.