Warm and Mellow Tones for Fall.....
Fall is a fabulous time to refreshen pots on your patio or deck with cool-weather favorites. View a beautiful container through the window or pass a planter near the front door and you are instantly close to nature without being out in the garden.
This month Swansons features an excellent selection of containers, plants, and seasonal accessories to put together outstanding planter combinations.
Our helpful staff will help you select the perfect tree or plant for that special container. Or select a ready-to-go planter created by a Swansons’ designer for effortless, instant drama.
Learn more about creating planted containers.
Here are some favorite staff picks for containers:
Consider some of these gorgeous Heuchera to enliven your fall garden.
They can be combined with classic as well as unusual evergreen shrubs to create containers that are real show-stoppers.
foliage displays ruby pinks, peaches and
Heuchera ‘Crème Brule’
enough to eat, the pure apricot and tawny
terracotta shades blend together in perfect
balance. Evergreen thru winter.
complexa or Wire Vine
This black stemmed
trailing accent from New Zealand with button-shaped,
olive green leaves is the ideal compliment
to broad-leaved plants and thin spiky
testacea or Orange Sedge
This classic is always is on our
list for Fall interest. Olive green foliage
turns a brilliant orange as weather cools, and adds a fantastic accent cascading over the pot’s edge.
Evergreen plum foliage
overlaid with streaks of iridescent silver.
Ruffled edges add an old fashioned flare.
of minty green striated with dramatic
plum veining that intensifies as weather
cools. The plum patterning
is a great companion and highlights
other purple foliage plants.
chartreuse evergreen leaves with bold,
dark green markings down the center.
Excellent paired with plums, burgundy, and the forest green
of shrubby Euonymous, Boxwood, or Japanese
Carex ‘Evergold’ (up-right)
A long standing
performer with spiraling masses of long,
gold-variegated foliage that shines during
overcast gray winter days.
bold plant is a real winner with green foliage
in summer that turns a luscious burgundy during cooler weather.
Nothing like it to balance grasses, small leaved shrubs, and perennials.