Plant Combinations: Lofty and Lively ‘Orange Rocket’ Container

Energize container plantings with vertical movement and upright structure. 

This container combination travels skyward along the clean lines of Clarity Blue™ Dianella and columnar form of ‘Orange Rocket’ Barberry. The wide blades and vibrant hue of Clarity Blue™ draw the eye upward, providing textural and color contrast to a focal point of ‘Orange Rocket’. Bright spikes of Dark Blue Moody Blues™ Veronica reinforce the rising motion and echo blue tones. All that energy requires a gentle resolution. ‘Everlite’ EverColor® Carex provides the perfect counteraction, with thin blades gently spilling toward the earth. Complementary colors and an abundance of texture combine for a dynamic display. Watch for butterflies flitting about the veronica in this low-maintenance combo. 


Plant List

‘Orange Rocket’ Barberry

‘Everlite’ EverColor® Carex

Clarity Blue™ Dianella

Dark Blue Moody Blues™ Veronica


Combination Details

Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade

USDA Hardiness Zones: 6 to 9*

Key Features: Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Long Bloom Season, Water-wise

Design Styles: Contemporary, Rustic, Water-Wise


*USDA Hardiness pertains to plants installed in the ground, not in containers. Container plantings typically tolerate temperatures equivalent to two zones warmer than those recommended for installed plants. Clarity Blue™Dianella is only hardy to zone 8, but can be used as an annual in mixed containers.


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