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JOON wrote:
Does anyone know what the lower trailing, greyish plant that goes to the ground is?
   Comment   September 28, 2012
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Looking at the tiny picture on my phone I am going to say its some silver mound artemesia trailing out of that pot. Silver mound gets a little leggy in the shade, which looks to be the case here.
September 28, 2012 at 6:20am   
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cgonzalez1 wrote:
Can someone tell me the names of plants in this arrangement?
   Comment   September 7, 2012
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I can't tell the specific varieties, but looks like a hot pink Coreopsis (perennial), yellow/pink dahila (tender bulb), rust-leafed coleus (annual), white-edged Euonymous (shrubby groundcover), and the silver trailing plant could be an artemesia (perennial).
November 6, 2012 at 8:00am     
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The specific variety of the coleus is 'Sedona' and I believe the trailing silver plant is Lotus maculatus (common name Lotus vine or Parrots Beak) It can have orange or red flowers.

Here's a link for more info on the lotus vine http://www.portkellsnurseries.com/plantdb.php?id=1556

I hope this helps!
December 6, 2012 at 10:26pm     
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Winterize pots. Empty all containers of annual flowers and veggies. Remove the soil, or the top 8 to 10 inches from large pots. Spent soil and nondiseased foliage can go straight to the compost pile. I wait until the warmer days of spring to wash my pots before replanting them. Find a dry, sheltered place to store your pots to protect them from months of freeze-thaw cycles. My storage area is the back corner of a covered patio; a shed or garage would also do the trick. I have also had luck leaving large, glazed pots right out in the garden, turned upside down and resting on a couple of scrap 2-by-4s.
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