Soft Elegance Container Garden
This half-barrel shade garden would brighten any patio or deck.
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Striking colors and textures are featured in this half-barrel (or equal size) container garden. The Green Jade poker plant adds a vertical note above the rich purple leaves of spiderwort and the sherbet hues of a double begonia. This garden will do well in part shade and consistently moist soil.