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A flower sometimes known as a bloom or blossom , The biological function of a flower is to effect reproduction, While land plants have existed for about 425 million years, the first ones reproduced by a simple adaptation of their aquatic counterparts , Many flowers have important symbolic meanings in Western culture. The practice of assigning meanings to flowers are given as a symbol of love, beauty, and passion , are a symbol of innocence and red poppies are worn to commemorate soldiers who have died in times of war. Because of their varied and colorful appearance, flowers have long been a favorite subject of visual artists as well.

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Create Sensational Pots and Planters this summer

Kendra1949 says: 9 Months Ago
The structure of your container planting, that is. When you're selecting plants in 4” or 6” pots, you need to think about their eventual height, shape and growth habit. Most plants are either upright, broad or trailing.

The most successful container combinations usually include at least one of each form. Start with a tall, upright plant, such as Purple Fountain Grass or a fancy-leaved, dwarf canna lily. Add one or two broad, mid-height plants such as heliotrope, coleus, African daisies or dwarf dahlias. Then select one or two trailing forms, such as ivy geranium, sweet potato vine, bacopa or licorice plant .

Of course another sure-fire way to create a strong, architectural statement is to place just one bold plant in the container. Candidates for this effect would include a thick, upright clump of bamboo or the perfect symmetry of New Zealand flax .

Consider flanking an entryway with a pair of dwarf Alberta spruce or false cypress. A clump of ornamental grass, such as feather reed grass, makes a bold statement.

Or you could focus all the attention on a trailing form; envision a tall, celadon-green urn filled with nothing but a burgundy-colored sweet potato vine.
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