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All Black Container Recipe

by Fern on March 29, 2009

in Container Combos

As promised, below you’ll find a container recipe featuring black plants

This pot includes:

  1. ‘Edge of Night’ Calla Lily
  2. ‘Black Magic’ Bachelor’s Button
  3. ‘Blackie’ Sweet Potato Vine

I’ve never seen black Bachelor’s Buttons in a nursery, so you might consider growing them from seed. Botanical Interests has Black Magic seeds.

To round out the black theme, you’ve gotta use a black pot. If you can’t find one you like, try spray painting one black. A client I worked with last week had some plants in plastic pots that she wanted to keep, so I just spray painted the pots black so they’d look good with the new pots. The paint definitely upgraded the plastic and made them look much nicer than they really were.

For more ideas, check out this list of black plants for container gardens.

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