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Coleus is a great choice for shady spots, (Credit: Handout)

Coleus is a great choice for shady spots, and combines well in strawberry pots with caladium.

Plants suitable for strawberry pots

Strawberry planters aren't just for strawberries. Get creative with annuals, succulents, herbs and grasses. Here are some plants that are well suited.

Coleus is a great choice for shady spots,
(Credit: Handout)

Coleus is a great choice for shady spots, and combines well in strawberry pots with caladium.

Caladium combines well with coleus in strawberry pots
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Caladium combines well with coleus in strawberry pots situated in shady spots.

Try planting succulent hens-and-chicks varieties, like
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Try planting succulent hens-and-chicks varieties, like "Cobweb."

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"Emerald empress" hens-and-chicks are interesting additions for strawberry pots.

Cordyline festival grass makes a dramatic statement when
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Cordyline festival grass makes a dramatic statement when planted in the top opening of larger strawberry pots.

Black mondo grass is a pretty ornamental choice
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Black mondo grass is a pretty ornamental choice for the top opening in mid-sized strawberry pots.

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