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using plants to cover up riparium planters

Is there a way to cover up riparium planters, other than just putting them behind hardscape? Like growing moss on them or something? Does anyone have any photos as an example of this?
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Use the riparium trellis rafts and plant them with plenty of stems of plants like aluminum plant and Oplismenus and Alternanthera. As the plants grow in this lower foliage will cover up the planters and the trellis rafts.
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Cut larger holes into egg crate panel and zip tie stems. Floating rafts block more light than open cell egg crate.
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White egg crate would be very conspicuous in a riparium setup.

The shadows from the trellis rafts cover up the planters. If you get lots of stems going on them the trellis rafts and planters will be hardly visible. Here are some examples to show this.



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