For those of you lucky enough to have an enclosure or covered patio where you can plant beautiful part-shade arrangements. Below I will show you how to create gorgeous part-shade pots to last all Summer long!
First I placed elegant Bromeliads side by side. These are technically a tropical that sprout beautiful arrays or colors from the center. Unlike some tropical plants, these like part-shade. I absolutely love these for their strappy leaves and pops of bright colors. They will stay beautiful until October!
Second I added "Tapestry" Fancy Leaf Caladiums. These also love part-shade,but will not tolerate hot afternoon sun. They will give your Summer pots nice pops of color and texture.
Next is one of my favorite Begonia varieties! The "Rex" Decorative Begonia. I used one per pot in the center. The way these leaves spiral to give you such beautiful textures and colors is amazing! They will not flower, but will make you so happy!
Then I planted some "Caliente Rose" Semi-Trailing Geraniums behind the two Bromeliads. These are great because they are mostly self-cleaning unlike seed Geraniums that need to be pinched back. They are also mildew resistant, bloom in part-shade...absolutely adore!
Also, I added "Big Bounce" Pink Impatiens in the center between the Bromeliads! The blooms on these are huge, and will trail down your pot! One of my faves!
Then I planted another variety of Geraniums. These are "Blizzard White" Ivy Geraniums! They will fill the pot so nicely, and trail down the sides of your pot! I put them on either side.
Lastly, I added a really pretty part-shade trailing plant called Purple Wandering Jew to the front and back of my pot. Funny enough the front of the leaf is a beautiful display of green and white, while the back is a gorgeous shade of dark purple. LOVE!
Part-shade arrangements are so fun because there are so many plants to choose that will give you texture, color, and height! Like I always say...no matter what plant zone you live in you can always create beautiful arrangements! Have fun and if you need plant advice, visit your local nursery or comment below.
I love it...I hope you love it too!
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