barrenwort
Courtesy of The New York Botanical Garden

Container Basics

• Try to plant in early fall (while the soil is still warm) to establish a good root system.

• Place containers in a bright, protected location -- away from strong winds.

• Flower containers, in particular, need to be placed in sunny locations, while plants with colorful foliage and berries can tolerate shadier sites.

Shown here: barrenwort (Epimedium), a semi-evergreen









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