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Plants suitable for strawberry pots

Coleus is a great choice for shady spots,

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

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,
Photo 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
Photo Credit: Carl E Lewis

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

Try planting succulent hens-and-chicks varieties, like
Photo Credit: Perennials.com

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

Photo Credit: Perennials.com

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

Cordyline festival grass makes a dramatic statement when
Photo Credit: Monrovia

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
Photo Credit: Monrovia

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

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