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Fatsia Japonica (large plant) and Japanese Forest grass,(Hakone Grass).  Info on Japanese Aralia or Fasia here: http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/54890/#b info on Hakone Grass: http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/54890/#b

Fatsia Japonica (large plant) and Japanese Forest grass,(Hakone Grass -expensive)

Container Garden: The containers are zinc: the grass is Miscanthus 'Dixieland' surrounded by Erigeron 'Profusion,' which will bloom until the hard frost.

Container Gardening

Love the grass. The containers are zinc: the grass is Miscanthus 'Dixieland' surrounded by Erigeron 'Profusion,' which will bloom until the hard frost.

Fatsia japonica  - Japanese aralia. Happy in full sun to shade. A tropical-looking, evergreen shrub with gorgeously glossy, deep green palmate leaves. In autumn, creamy white flowers are produced in large panicles, which are often followed by round, black fruit. It makes a superb feature in an exotic-style garden, where the large leaves team well with bamboos and grasses.

Fatsia japonica- (Japanese aralia) tropical-looking glossy palmate leaves. Happy in medium to full shade, slightly acidic rich soil, regular water

Flaming Silver Pieris Japonica

Flaming Silver Pieris Japonica

Flaming Silver Pieris Japonica " mountain andromeda " pieris japonica flaming silver Primarily grown as an ornamental plant, the Pieris Flaming silver sports many interesting features.

Great idea for under tree planting - Caladium "White Queen" for Shade Garden.

Caladium White Queen

THE PRETTIEST Great idea for under tree planting - Caladium "White Queen" for Shade Garden and great for white garden to view at night!

Dwarf Japanese Cedar - Monrovia -Slowly forms a dense dome 2 to 3 ft. tall, slightly wider; 4 to 8 ft. tall with age. W

Cryptomeria japonica 'Globosa Nana' Dwarf Japanese Cedar - Monrovia -Slowly forms a dense dome 2 to 3 ft.

Red Stonecrop (Sedum Spurium Schorbuser Blut) is a very attractive border plant that does not mind the shade and can be used as ground cover under trees and shrubs forming an expansive red carpet. Its star-shaped red flowers stand out from its beautiful dark green, slightly red leaves. Flowers absolutely anywhere. Another advantage of these plants is that they suppress the growth of weeds

Red Stonecrop (Sedum Spurium 'Schorbuser Blut') Zone: 3 to is a very attractive border plant that does not mind the shade and can be used as ground cover under trees and shrubs. Another advantage of these plants is that they suppress the growth of weeds.

Cryptomeria "Little Diamond" Just planted this dwarf conifer in my garden. Stays compact 2-3' takes full sun to partial shade, evergreen. Hardy to zone 5. Will update next year.

A superb selection that retains a neat, dense mound with little care. Foliage becomes rusty red in winter. Slowly forms a dense dome 2 to 3 ft. tall, slightly wider; 4 to 8 ft. tall with age.

Schefflera taiwaniana 'Yuan Shan' (Jade Mountain Hardy Schefflera) - From the high mountains of Taiwan, this is the hardiest evergreen version of this ubiquitous houseplant for zone 7 and 6b, though in 6b it should be planted against the house.  Gorgeous tropical leaves.  Grows to 15' tall and can be pruned into any shape from a single stemmed palm-like tree to a wide, cascading shrub.

Schefflera taiwaniana 'Yuan Shan' (Jade Mountain Hardy Schefflera) - From the high mountains of Taiwan, this is the hardiest evergreen version of this ubiquitous houseplant.

High Impact Sun Container Recipe

High Impact Sun Container Recipe - This would be pretty with purple fountain grass and some pink and yellow petunias or million bells.

With their decorative foliage, sculptural form and seasonal blooms, shrubs make beautiful additions to container gardens. These 10 plants will be happy in a pot for a few years if you replace the top layer of soil and feed them each spring.

Landscapers' Picks: The 10 Best Shrubs for Pots

Evergreen Viburnum - A dense, compact shrub with pointed green leaves edged with creamy yellow. Virburnum has clusters of red flowers in late winter and spring.

Aucuba 'gold dust' grows in sun or shade, drought tolerant, prune to height.  Just a really great plant for the south.

PlantFiles Pictures: Gold Dust Plant, Variegated Japanese Aucuba, Japanese Laurel 'Variegata' (Aucuba japonica) by patp

Hebe 'Youngii' - A compact, spreading, evergreen shrub which is smothered in short spikes of large violet flowers all summer, that gradually fade to white. The tiny leaves are dark green and glossy and often have fine red margins. Its spreading habit makes it ideal for rock gardens, or try it planted en-masse along a path or driveway. Like most hebes, it will flourish in a range of conditions, and once established, it is drought-tolerant, too. The flowers are a magnet for bees and…

Hebe 'Youngii' - A compact, spreading, evergreen shrub which is smothered in short spikes of large violet flowers all summer, that gradually fade to white. The tiny leaves are dark green and glossy and often have fine red margins. Its spreading habit make

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