Decorating With Pots: Clean and Contemporary
The modern look is a byword for sharp angular shapes and minimalism, using architectural plants, especially evergreens, to highlight the style. Geometry is in; overblown romantic gestures and clutter are out.
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Black and Shiny
The tall, black-stemmed bamboo Phyllostachys nigra is an excellent choice for a contemporary container. The new growth is dark green but turns shiny black within one or two seasons. When the stems become congested, repot in a larger container.