Paula Klaas's winning #ContainerCraze container

Paula Klaas is the winner of Fine Gardening's #ContainerCraze challenge sponsored by Storm™ Agapanthus.  Her container features Bonfire® begonia (Begonia boliviensis Bonfire®), spider flower (Cleome spp. and cvs.), treasure flower (Gazania spp. and cvs.), and more. Continue reading to learn more about some of these plants.

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This container was a finalist in Fine Gardening's 2009 "Fire and Ice" container contest, and features Bonfire® begonia (Begonia boliviensis Bonfire®, Zones 10-11).  This container shows how Bonfire® begonia pairs nicely with 'Wizard Mix' coleus, Foxtail fern, and 'Margarita' sweet potato vine. See more finalist containers here.

Here's another container that features Bonfire® begonia (Begonia boliviensis Bonfire®, Zones 10-11).  This container was a finalist in Fine Gardening's 2007 Design Challenge.  The contianer demonstrates how Bonfire® begonia can also be used as a spiller plant in any container design. Click here to see the other finalists.

Spider flower (Cleome spp. and cvs., Zone 11) is a tall plant with upward-reaching stems and colorful flowers that can add height to any garden or container. It is also known for being deer resistant.  Click here to see what other plants will stay safe from deer in your garden.

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