The Accent (Companion) Plant Thread

JudyB

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Ok here are a few for you. A sedum that I got from @Martin Sweeney on FB so cute. Third one is brass buttons, and mondo grass in a very nice pot that I can't decide which side to show. I like the feet so much, and they are offset from the front so much that I like seeing the one in front better I think. Next is a horsetail that is not dwarf enough cut back and new stalks just starting, and last is some sort of marginal water plant don't know what, got it from a wet area here.
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I so love this one, the color coordination is stunning as well as the texture combo. Love...
Here is one in a Kurama stone pot.
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Thanks. Your planting is really nice - I'd normally think the burl was too thick, and overpowering it, but the height works well with the trailing plant.

Hosta to make the post legit...

 
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Sedum Japonicum 'Tokyo Sun' filling the pot well:
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A wild dianthus, corsican mint, and a sedum in a broken terracotta pot:
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Pilea Microphylla. Dropped some leaves after going in this smaller pot by Eimei but it's greening back up.
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A sedum piece I rooted in this stone. Now it just needs to grow out.
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This one died since my room mate didn't water quite as I asked him to.
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This next one died last year. Tried bluet again this year, but somehow can't seem to keep them alive.


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I don't know if this qualifies as an accent (it's about 15"x 3"), it's close.
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More of a stand-alone kusamono rather than an accent I'd have thought. What is it - dwarf bamboo and hosta?

I'd like to see that arrangement on a much shallower pot / slab / tray (even if it means mounding the soil). I like the composition a lot, but I think the pot is much too heavy and overpowering (even when the plants grow out a bit more).

I've got a couple of bamboo plantings growing out too but they're not ready yet, so in the meantime here's another Hosta (Tiny Tears) which I don't *think* I've posted here before... I lose track.\

 

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More of a stand-alone kusamono rather than an accent I'd have thought. What is it - dwarf bamboo and hosta?

I'd like to see that arrangement on a much shallower pot / slab / tray (even if it means mounding the soil). I like the composition a lot, but I think the pot is much too heavy and overpowering (even when the plants grow out a bit more).

I've got a couple of bamboo plantings growing out too but they're not ready yet, so in the meantime here's another Hosta (Tiny Tears) which I don't *think* I've posted here before... I lose track.\

The pot is too large, but it was sitting around doing nothing. It is very long and narrow. hard to use for much. Also have a bunch of Ying Tak rock just hanging around too.

The plants are dwarf bamboo and two varieties of mini hosta. The first one on the left is extremely dwarf. Can't remember the exact name, but the leaves are about an inch or so.