24 Colorful Outdoor Planters for Winter and Christmas Decorations

How to create colorful winter outdoor planters and beautiful Christmas planters with plant cuttings and decorative elements that last for a long time!

Most of us think that colorful outdoor planters are for spring and summer. With days getting shorter and weather getting cooler, don’t we wish to be surrounded by vibrant colors and greens even more?

There may be less flowers to choose from, but even in very cold climates, nature has plenty to offer. We can create gorgeous outdoor planters from plants, cuttings, or a mixture of both!

1. Best Plants And Cuttings For A Winter Outdoor Planter.

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Here are the most popular plants and elements used in some of my favorite winter outdoor planters: Conifers such as Pine, Cedar, Spruce, etc.

Evergreen trees and shrubs such as Magnolia, Eucalyptus, Boxwood, Holly, Privet, etc.

Colorful berries from red, yellow to purple.

Bright colored branches such as White Birch, Red Twig Dogwood and yellow Twig Dogwood.

2. How To Make An Outdoor Planter Arrangement.

How to create colorful winter outdoor planters and beautiful Christmas planters with plant cuttings and decorative elements that last for a long time!

Here is a wonderful tutorial on how to create your own winter outdoor planter with birch, magnoloa and conifer branches.

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