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Like the name says, spiller plants are there to spill or drape over the side of the container planting, breaking up the straight lines to produce a more natural or organic appearance.

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More Information About Spillers

Like the name says, spiller plants are there to spill or drape over the side of the container planting, breaking up the straight lines to produce a more natural or organic appearance. Like the Fillers, Spillers are also accessory plants for containers whose purpose is to enhance the main decorative element in the container, the Thriller.

What are the best spiller perennials to plant in my container garden? -- We are glad you asked! Plant Delights Nursery has a huge on-line catalog of plants which we have screened to select only the best spillers for container gardens.

Best Spiller Plants for Container Gardens:

  • Acalypha,
  • Aristolochia,
  • Beesia,
  • Calibrachoa,
  • Callirhoe,
  • Chrysogonum,
  • Cissus,
  • Clematis,
  • Cuphea,
  • Delosperma,
  • Herniaria,
  • Laurentia,
  • Lindernia,
  • Lysimachia,
  • Manettia,
  • Mazus,
  • Myosotis,
  • Parthenocissus,
  • Creeping Phlox,
  • Polygonum,
  • Pratia,
  • Rivina,
  • Rubus,
  • Saxifraga,
  • Sedum,
  • Setcreasea,
  • Selaginella,
  • Trachelospermum,
  • Verbena,
  • Veronica,
  • Vinca

 

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