Yesterday I planted flowers in 7 hanging baskets that hang on the side of our house that faces the street. It's quite a shady spot and it took me a couple of years of experimenting to discover that begonias and geraniums work well in those baskets. I'll take some pictures of the baskets when the flowers get a little bigger. They're a little pathetic right now.
In addition to the hanging baskets, I planted 1 large planter of mixed flowers in shades of purple. I included pansies, petunias, and some other stuff I forgot the names of: