4 Exotic Plants for Summer Containers

Create the feeling of the tropics and inject spicy colors and scents onto your outdoor space with these beautiful plants. In all but the mildest climates, bring them indoors for winter.

Photo By: DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Photo By: DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Photo By: DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Photo By: DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Glory lily (Gloriosa superba)

Climbing plant, about 6 feet tall

Angel's trumpet

Mature size: 6 feet tall, 3 feet wide

Lantana

Mature size: 3 feet tall and wide, depending on variety

Tropical hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis)

Mature size: 3 feet tall and wide

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