WINDOW BOX RECIPE
To fill the 7-foot-long window box, left, Casey used the following plants in the quantities listed. 4
‘Purple Majesty’ millet Performs best in warm weather, growing 3–5 feet tall. Needs full sun for darkest purple foliage.
Alternanthera ‘Purple Knight’ Shiny purple foliage drapes slightly over the edge of planters but can grow up to 20 inches tall.
Costa Apricot snapdragon Snapdragons often perform best in cool weather. This 30-inch-tall robust variety takes off well early in the season.
‘Pigeon White’ ornamental kale Firm, ruffled leaves on a sturdy plant create interesting contrast against softer textures.
Salvia farinacea ‘Victoria Blue’ Also known as mealycup sage, this cultivar tolerates heat, humidity, and poor soil. It grows 15–24 inches tall.