window box plantings with caladium, rex begonia, dichondra, coleus, plectranthus
Photo: Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn
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Try Foliage for Steady Color

As flowering annuals go in and out of bloom, foliage plants maintain their eye-catching impact. Some, like grasses that plume in fall, change with the seasons, while others, like coleus, need flower buds pinched to keep leaves robust.

Greens and creams
A mass planting of caladium, rex begonia, dichondra, coleus, and plectranthus weaves a tapestry of variegated leaves in varying sizes and shapes.
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