I would like to get a plant for a pot to place at the front of our house - it is south facing. Preferably just a green plant, does not have to be a flowering shrub.
External Pot Plant That Can Withstand Full Sun
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I have listed a few links for you with information to help you get started.
Conifers may be a good choice for a green shrub or tree that offers interest year round.
There are many dwarf varieties that will do well in containers.