44 Best Shrubs for Containers

If you are a container gardener, this is a must check list!

If you are a container gardener, this is a must check list!

1. Abutilon (Flowering Maple)

Abutilon-in-pot

USDA Zones— 8 – 11

Climate— A subtropical shrub that can also be grown in cold climates, keep it indoors in winter.

It is also called “Indian Mallow” or “Flowering Maple”. Abutilon is a beautiful shrub that grows around 1 m tall when grown in containers and have beautiful hibiscus and hollyhock-like flowers.

2. Anisodontea

Anisodontea-Elegans-Princess_2

USDA Zones— 9 – 11

Climate— Beautiful shrub, suitable for both warm tropical climate and temperates. In colder regions you can grow it from summer to fall (autumn).

This charming South African shrub grows in full sun and requires dry soil to thrive. A balcony, terrace (roof) or patio facing south or West is perfect for this shrub. It pleases the eyes with its almost continuous flowering.

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