Yesterday’s mailbox planting designed by Deanne Fortnam was such a hit that Deanne and I decided we should share some of her containers for the rest of this week. We’ll start today with one of Deanne’s favorites. She says, “The bold leaves of the dwarf pink canna (I think this one is ‘Dwarf Pink Futurity’) provide height in this composition and contrast nicely to the smaller, ruffled leaves of the coleus ‘Burning Bush’(center and left) and ‘The Flume’ (right). The floriferous fuchsias ‘Mrs. Lovell Swisher’ (left) and ‘Winston Churchill’ (right) provide great color throughout the season and the double pink ivy geranium (can’t find the cultivar name of this one but is very like ‘Colorcade Deep Pink’) spills beautifully, softening the front edge of the container. A ‘Sonic Hot Pink’ New Guinea Impatiens fills out the left side of the arrangement.” Beautiful! Thanks, Deanne!
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