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Every year I do something with this large metal basket. It has an abundance of holes, which I have filled with spaghnum moss. Last summer (2010), I let the sedum grown. I've dug all the sedum from the center and placed it upside down to fill in the perimeter holes. This picture is from 2005, and probably my favorite combination. I will post another picture in upcoming days as the container fills in with this year's selection.
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Sunday, April 10, 2011
This area of the garden is different every year. Mom and I made a trip to Fort Smith nursery Sharum's and I bought several different kinds of annuals. Selection for this year is Celosia "Kimona Red', Dusty Miller 'Silver Dust', Yellow potato vine and Euphorbia 'Diamond Frost'. In the large black pot on the left, I originally had decided to use a Purple fountain grass. On a trip to Lowe's, I stumbled upon a Orange Sedge (Hierba naranja or Carex testacea?) A mounding perennial, part sun/morning sunlight only. Hopefully it will be perfectly happy in this location for many years to come! It's rated zone 6.