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.

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Glorious Glory Lily DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Glory lily (Gloriosa superba)

Climbing plant, about 6 feet tall

Upside Down Brugmansia DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Angel's trumpet

Mature size: 6 feet tall, 3 feet wide

Lantana Camara Exotic Flower DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Lantana

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

Red Hibiscus DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Tropical hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis)

Mature size: 3 feet tall and wide

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© 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

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