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Thriller, Filler, Spiller Container Gardening


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THRILLER, FILLER, SPILLER CONTAINER GARDENING
Using a combination of plants from these three categories will ensure a beautiful and well-rounded container garden.
Thriller plants add height and drama and should be placed in either the back or center of container.
Filler Plants make the container look full and should be placed around the thriller.
Spiller Plants hang over the edge of the planter and should be placed close to the edge of the pot.

Thrillers for Sun
Angelonia
Argyranthemum
Bidens
Canna
Celosia
Coleus (Sun)
Cordyline
Cosmos
Craspedia
Dahlia
Felicia Felicity
Gaura Pink Fountain
Geranium
Gomphrena
Heliotrope
Juncus
Mandavillea
Papyrus
Purple Fountain Grass
Salvia
Snapdragon
Spike
Talinum

Thrillers for Shade
Asparagus Fern
Boston Fern
Coleus (Tall)
Cordyline
Crossandra
Fuchsia (Gartenmeister)
Spike

Fillers for Sun
Ageratum
Brachycome
Bracteantha
Calendula
Cuphea
Dianthus
Diascia
Dusty Miller
Euphorbia
Gazania
Helichrysum Icicles
Jamesbrittenia
Lantana
Marigold
Nemesia
Nicotiana
Nierembergia
Ornamental Pepper
Osteospermum
Petunia
Phlox
Sedum Lemon Coral
Stock
Vinca flower
Zinnia

Fillers for Shade
Begonias
Browalia
Caladium
Coleus
Hypoestes
Impatiens (Double)
Lobularia
Nemesia
New Guinea Impatiens
Nicotiana
Oxalis
Pansy
Polka Dot Plant

Spillers for Sun
Bacopa
Calibrachoa
Evolvulus
Helichrysum
Mecardonia
Portulaca
Scaevola
Sweet Potato Vine
Trailing Petunias
Verbena
Vinca Vine

Spillers for Shade
Fuchsia
Impatiens
Ivy
Lamium
Lobelia
Lysimachia
Sweet Potato Vine
Torenia
Vinca Vine

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