Stunning Container Gardens

Whether you're creating a garden bed or a hanging basket, get inspired by these amazing plant combinations.

  • Purple and Pink Symphony

    Variegated sweet potato vine, carpet bugle and ground orchids combine beautifully in these container gardens designed by RMSer KatG. The grass-like foliage of the ground orchids mimics the fluted lines of the pots.

  • Color Splashes

    Jamie Durie made the containers the spotlight with this assortment of drought-tolerant plants.

  • Wall of Containers

    In this design by Jamie Durie, a wall of plants provides instant privacy for a deck.

  • Painted Shutters Enliven Potentially Dead Space

    Part of the Scene

    Sometimes it's not so much the complexity of a container planting but the role it plays in the garden that makes it stand out. Here, simple planters contribute to the pastel-themed courtyard. Posted by RMSer allende

  • Container Garden Succulent Birdbath

    Explosion of Succulents

    A birdbath apparently provides the perfect spot for these thriving succulents. Posted by RMSer dharris1

  • Container Garden Ornamental Flowering Plants

    Purples and Greens

    Ornamental kale, Cuban oregano and foxtail fern combine beautifully in this container creation by RMSer KatG.

  • Flowering Plant Windowbox

    Kaleidoscope of Color

    Coleus, geraniums, petunias, calibrachoa and fuchsia turn this window box into an eye-popping centerpiece. Next, see how several of these arrangements transform the house. Posted by kmphelps

  • Colorful Window Boxes and Front Yard

    Maximum Good Looks

    If you've ever wondered what a few gorgeous window boxes can do for your home, here's the answer: awesome curb appeal. Posted by RMSer kmphelps

  • Beautiful Wheelbarrow Container Garden with Flowers

    Finding a Good Planter

    From toolboxes to wheelbarrows, the garden shed can yield plenty of unique possibilities for containers. Just make sure to provide adequate drainage.

  • Pink Flowers

    RMSer nyclq's color palette of pink and green contrasts beautifully with the black-stained pot.

  • Rooftop Container Gardens

    This amazing garden is found on an urban rooftop. RMSer aaguilar says there are more than 40 species of annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs in this beautiful oasis.

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