Fall Containers Keep It Simple Even just a couple of plants creates a stunning container. This one offers a bonus of the strong fragrance of the flowering stock. A. Sweet alyssum (Lobularia maritima 'Wonderland Mulberry Mix') -- 6 B. Flowering kale (Brassica 'Osaka Purple') -- 1 C. Flowering stock (Matthiola incana 'Vintage Lavender') -- 2
A Wee Bit o’ Contrast A Wee Bit o’ Contrast. Imagine this arrangement (above) without the burgundy-leaf kale. All of a sudden the POW is gone. The contrasting color and shape of the kale really delivers a needed focal point.
Fall containers Keep it Cool Asters and kale are surefire picks for a great fall show, and silvery foliage from 'Icicles' licorice plant is a perfect end-of-the-season accent. A. Aster (Aster 'Purple Viking') -- 1 B. Flowering kale (Brassica 'Kamome Red') -- 2 C. Licorice plant (Helichrysum 'Icicles') -- 2
Tuck a variety of annuals, perennials and grasses into an antique galvanized container for a pretty fall container garden. More fall container ideas: http://www.midwestliving.com/garden/container/16-fall-container-garden-ideas/