Dwarf Alberta Spruce
Here’s a simple recipe for dressing up your containers for the fall and winter. These containers would look great at your entrance, on your deck or patio or anywhere that you could see them from inside your house.
Start with a container of your choice, and fill it with a lightweight potting mix. Then choose one of the following shrubs for your centrepiece:
Next, choose and add 1 or 2 evergreen grasses from the following list:Ice Dance Sedge
Frosty Curls Sedge
New Zealand Sedge
Choose and add 1 or 2 of the following perennials:Heuchera cultivar ( these come in many different colours)
Euphorbia cultivar, also available in many different colours.
Hellebore of your choice.
Finally add some of the following to fill up the gaps:
Winter flowering heather
Ivy of your choice
Winter pansies, or other fall flowering perennials
If you wish, you can add some cones or bright bows to accent your container. Put it in place and enjoy!