Conifers can form the backbone of year round containers. Here 'Forever Goldie' arborvitae inspires a chartreuse and orange color scheme, partnering with 'Peach Flambe' coral bells and assorted annuals for a striking summer display. Photo and design credit; Le jardinet.
Keep it Simple-Create a sensation by putting a single magnificent plant in a spectacular pot. Brian does it here with Sedum 'Angelina' in a 3-foot-tall rust-crusted urn. "There's elegance in simplicity," he says. "People tend to get too busy and complicated in their container plantings." Brian likes this golden sun-loving succulent for its heat and drought tolerance.