The Thrillers are usually the tallest plants in the display, the eye-catchers and head-turners. They provide structure to the planting group.
Here are my 6 choices for plants with superb thriller qualities.
There are hundreds of varieties of Japanese maples and they are a popular choice for container plantings as well as for garden borders.
Acer palmatum ‘Bloodgood’ is a small, deciduous tree or large shrub, grown for its beautiful autumn colours. The deeply dissected, dark reddish-purple leaves turn a brilliant red in autumn.
‘Katsura’ has wonderful spring colour. The attractive foliage opens pink-orange, becoming green in summer, before taking on yellow, orange and red autumn tints.
The small, deeply lobed leaves of ‘Ukigumo’ are mottled green, white...Read More »