For gorgeous containers, use the Thriller/Spiller/Filler method. Choose a taller plant as your thriller, a filler to add around the base and a trailing plant to spill or cascade down the sides. More container garden tips @ themicrogardener.
Outstanding Australian Native Garden BB LOVE this! Coming from this end of the world, have no idea what most of the plants are, but a good nurseryman should tell you and then it wouldn't be difficult to reproduce.