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H2D Architecture + Design wrote:
What is the grass/vertical plant?
   Comment   July 24, 2012
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Amy Lawrence
Looks like horse tail or snake grass. Cascading plant looks like creeping Jenny.
November 11, 2012 at 2:44PM   
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What is the grey planter box made of?
April 8, 2013 at 9:18PM   
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vscarpato wrote:
What is the name of the cascading plant?
   Comment   March 18, 2012
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Glenna Partridge Garden Design
Hi vscarpato,

I saw your question and while I can't really see the plant close enough to identify what it is 100% I can suggest a couple that would be similar. The first one is Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea' (Creeping Jenny). It's extremely fast growing...almost too fast. I only use it in containers because it's a little too aggressive in the garden. It's lime coloured foliage is excellent contrast to darker containers like the one in the photo. It also gets flowers in the spring which are nice but I really only grow it for the foliage. It drapes nicely just like the plants in the photo.

The other one I think that would work well and is super fun is Senecio rowleyanus (String of pearls). I just love this plant! Just like the name says, they are little green pearls that drip down. Senecio is a succulent and it's quite tolerant of sun or shade and watering for that matter. Google them for more info.

I have attached a photo where I have used string of pearls to drape down a tall narrow planter (planter with New Zealand Flax in the corner behind the chairs).

I hope this helps!
March 22, 2012 at 6:46PM     
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m1g1 wrote:
Love the planter box! Where can I get it, or how can I make it? Thanks
   Comment   August 3, 2013
ericshellhorn wrote:
Where can I purchase (or how can I make) this planter box? It's lovely! - Any building plans or stores where I can obtain this planter box?
     Comment   January 18, 2013

What Houzz contributors are saying:

The palette of materials, as well as the planted forms and how they relate to the house have been carefully considered here.
An example of a long rectangular planter (it doesn't need to be this tall).
Creeping Jenny works well to balance taller, spiky plants, adding a lighter, brighter hue to the overall color scheme.See more ideas for working with Creeping Jenny

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