A long planter chock-full of flowers and foliage substitutes for a window box on a porch railing. ‘Goldilocks’ creeping Jenny, ‘Burlesque’ pigeon berry, Madagascar dragon tree, calibrochoa and coleus create a lush mix of upright and trailing plants.
the Katsura sports a lovely blend of orange-, raspberry- and apricot-coloured leaves. In the spring Katsura has reddish-purple new growth, in summer it sports heart-shaped blue-green leaves and in winter the gray, slightly exfoliating bark lends interest.
Heuchera (Coral Bells) is one of my favorites. Its an evergreen perennial that comes in a wide array of colors. It does very well in shade and doesn't require much water. Coral Bells, (Heuchera) 'Peach Crisp' - attracts hummingbirds and butterflies