Designs for Container Gardens
This plan is perfect for the built-in planters common in the midcentury ranch houses of southwest Houston.Dimensions: 4 feet wide by 2 feet deep.
Each landscaping element has different plant options to suit your preference for color, texture, height, and pollinator support. Choose one type of plant for each element for a cohesive look.
These plants are native or well-adapted to the Houston area and our specific type of soil, climate, and rainfall.
Native Plant Container Gardens for Shade
These plans are for planters that receive less than four hours of direct sun per day (type 2-3). The large planter should be the size of a whiskey barrel planter or larger.
|Large Planter||Small Planter|
|Inland Sea Oats||Lanceleaf Coreopsis|
Native Plant Container Gardens for Sun
These plans are for planters that receive more than four hours of direct sun per day (type 4-5). The large planter should be the size of a whiskey barrel planter or larger.
|Large Planter||Large Planter||Small Planter|
|Thriller||Rock Rose||Little Bluestem||Penstemon|
|Filler||Pink Skullcap||Texas Lantana|