ontainers can play matchmaker for plants that can't intermingle in the garden because of differences in height. Slip short plants into pots and elevate them to heights beyond their reach to create surprising, unexpected quick-color combinations.
A perennial ornamental grass, Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' forms a vivid mound of bright yellow leaves with a few slender, green stripes. In deep shade, the variegation is lime green, and in cool conditions it tends to be creamy white.
Almost everyone knows that plants and trees convert carbon dioxide into oxygen. We all need oxygen to breathe and survive. Every plant carries out this conversion. Some of them do this more effectively. NASA is always busy doing something.
Commonly called Basket of Gold, perennial alyssum makes a wonderful wall or rock garden plant. Every spring it develops masses of cheerful yellow flowers that look terrific tucked between rocks and boulders. - Flower Beds and Gardens
Plants made for the shade: Lily of the valley is an old fashioned perennial and a favorite for growing as groundcover in shady areas. Plants form spreading clump of large green leaves, bearing short spikes of fragrant white bells in spring.