Color in the summer in pots! You bet! And some can even be achieved with low water plants such as the potted garden in this picture. Combining purple heart and lantana in a low water pot is terrific! (Now please note — I did not say no water! That's Russian Sage planted in the ground behind the pot.
Marylee is the Desert’s Potted Garden Expert. Email her with comments and questions at email@example.com.