Dwarf plants

Pittsford, NY(Zone 6a)

I want to put together a planter of dwarf plants.Starting with Nanna hosta.
Besides creeping sedums what other dwarf plants can anyone suggest.?
This is Nanna

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Edmonton, AB(Zone 3a)

What about mini Semp's ( hens and chicks) and Hucherea? Check out the Alpines too. They have some cool ones.

Pittsford, NY(Zone 6a)

Thats a great idea thanks

(Zone 9a)

Hostas need plentiful water and some protection from the sun., succulents prefer a drier soil and full sun. How about some miniature ferns with the hosta? They have similar needs for water and light.

Pittsford, NY(Zone 6a)

That is an excellent observation and thanks for sharing.
I will go to the local nursery and look at ferns. I saw a bonsi grouping there I'm sur they also have suggestions.
First thing is the Nanna has to peek out of the soil.
No hostas of anykind are showing yet. Maybe another week.

Hallowell, ME

Geez Jo - you're looking for stuff for shady type environments. I agree with the ferns. Maybe some violets for color. Heucheras are nice too. I'd also add epimediums but they may be to large for your plans. Plus we don't know the size container you're going to use. Definitely have to look at the alpine plants. Most of the ones I think of spread which would overwhelm your container.

Pittsford, NY(Zone 6a)

Its a plan in progress.Mini Heucheras sounds doable.

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