58 Cool Container Gardens

Check out these beautiful container plantings for your deck, entryway, or yard!

1. Wine punch

Check out these beautiful container plantings for your deck, entryway, or yard!

Start with the plants, then pick a container that will extend the color theme. Here, a 16-inch-wide olive green pot makes the brighter foliage pop.

2. Starburst

Waterwise Containers at the Ruth Bancroft Garden

Arching gracefully in all directions, ‘Vera Jameson’ sedum displays juicy round leaves and stems topped with pink, star-shaped flowers. Mexican snowballs (Echeveria elegans) anchor the right side, young pups bunched up against mother plants. In back,
the nonsucculent Pelargonium sidoides catches the light on its silver leaves, echoing the color of the Echeveria.

3. Texture play

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This mix of (counter-clockwise, from top left) Kangaroo paws, Echeveria ‘Afterglow’, Adenanthos cuneatus ‘Coral Drift’, and Sedum reflexum provides a daring blend of textures.

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