By the pool.Plants for Containers in the Sun. My favorite perennial for pots in the sun — sedums of all types. I also love grasses with trailing plants, the photo right being a stunning example of combination.
Planting a Perfectly Proportioned Garden Vase -- three easy steps to planting a garden vase that will be a beautiful focal point for your front porch or deck! ( I like the tall planter for on our front step)