Head for the Tropics. Add a bit of the exotic to your patio with tropical plants in containers. Select varieties of different heights and leaf size and mass them together for a lush rain-forest look. Use Mexican pottery for a quick splash of colour.
No patio is complete without a container full of gorgeous flowers! Combine hot-colored annuals such as this would look so pretty on the back porch! cannas, Japanese forestgrass and creeping Jenny for a tropical-like focal point.
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For my little patio! Take Advantage of Texture Big, bold tropical plants create a lush feel. Their large leaves can change the scale of a small space to help it feel larger. (Plus, many tropical plants are super cool!