WHITE EDGED SWEDISH IVY – Plectranthus coleoides Marginatus
Vigorous trailing plant that mounds to 8-12″ without support. Clusters of white purple flowers appear all year.
TEMPERATURE: Average: minimum at night as low as 50 degrees
LIGHT: Diffused sunlight or partial shade
WATERING: Keep soil uniformly moist but not wet.
FERTILIZE: Apply at half recommeded strength every 1-2 months
Information brought to you by Lawn Patio Barn.com taken from Merchant Publishing Company and prepared by Agricultural Research Center in Florida.
If you are a part time gardener you are aware of the time it takes to create your dream. There are no rules to lawn and patio decorations, just a few great accents that bring life along with attitude.
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Many businesses use yard planters along their store front to establish curb appeal. Architects and interior designers use them indoors for ornamental design to help establish texture and dimension. Balcony’s and roof tops are a great place for large planters to help bring nature to an uninhibited growing area. There are endless areas you can place a patio planter and if you get bored with it at one place you can easily move it to another.
Whether it is your lawn patio or an interior corner, flower pots are great accents. Major attractions also include patio statues. Choose your favorite animal, angel or gargoyle and use them as a focal point or display them as a tucked away secret. The most important thing is to enjoy your patio statues design.
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