15 Best Indoor and Outdoor Hanging Planters

Level up your gardening game with a beautiful hanging planter or basket.

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March 08, 2022

Whether you’re a first-time plant parent or a professional green thumb, one fact holds true: no design is complete without at least one thriving plant on hand. Hanging planters, and the plants they host, are our secret weapons for creating vibrancy, interest and height in indoor and outdoor spaces. Dangling planters ooze charm and create a home for trailing vines, fresh herbs and eye-catching blooms in your outdoor space.

Before you check out our curated collection of must-shop hanging planters and baskets below, here are some tips to keep top of mind to find the perfect fit for your space.

Hanging Planter Materials

Use your interior design aesthetic as your guide. Select a hanging planter material that suits your style parameters. Blue-and-white ceramic or patinaed copper hanging planters are perfect picks for traditional or transitional designs, while matte-black metal or geometric glass options are unmatched additions to any modern space.

Your Hanging Plants' Needs

Though rewarding, houseplants are known for their fussy nature. Each plant comes with its unique set of needs to ensure it thrives in your environment, and the planter it calls home can make or break its survival in your space. Our advice? Be sure that the hanging planter you select is the appropriate size and material for the plant you have in mind before purchasing. A glass terrarium works wonders for air plants and succulents but proves unsuccessful for plants requiring well-drained, moist soil.

Hanging Planter Weight

Be sure your hanging planters have the weight limit it takes to hold your growing plant baby and all the water that comes with it. The last thing you want is your beautiful hanging planter to come crashing down – with your beloved trailing ivy and bits of your ceiling falling along with it.

Let your love of all things color shine with these vibrant planter hangers. Each handmade basket hanger is crafted from 100-percent recycled cotton rope and finished in your choice of five vibrant midcentury modern colorways. Treat yourself to a single showstopper hanger or scoop up a pair to create a technicolor display.

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$121.99 (Set of 2)

Warm, woven and timeless – add this set of woven rattan hanging planters to your cart ASAP. The classic basket set brings charm and warmth to any corner of your home. Use the darling planters to hold trailing vines or showcase seasonal scents with fragrant summer blooms.

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Sleek and chic, this moody matte black hanging planter makes an ideal addition to any indoor space. The spherical ceramic design boasts a rich, smoky finish and a brass accent that shines in modern interiors. Each planter holds up to six pounds and can mount to the ceiling or wall with the included hardware.

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Crown the corner of your home office or bedroom with imaginative lines and warm, welcoming color. The Misewell Portico hanging planters boast a clean yet whimsical silhouette and come in two cheery tones: blush and ivory. Use the Portico hanging planters to host spiky succulents for a mod, geometric appeal or lush trailing vines for a show-stopping display.

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$20.99 (Set of 3)

Infuse fresh summer color into your kitchen or breakfast nook with this breezy ceramic planter trio. The set includes three pint-sized hanging planters in a glossy aqua, dove gray and crisp white finish. Texture-rich jute rope suspends each vessel from the ceiling and brings tactile contrast to the display. Use the coastal collection to house trailing greenery, prickly cactus or fresh garden herbs.

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Shape up your indoor garden with the help of this hanging pyramid terrarium. The glass-and-copper geometric planter makes a dapper display case for textural pebbles, stones and your air plant or succulents. Pro tip: Invest in two or three pyramid planters and suspend them in front of your favorite window to frame the view and create a focal point in the room.

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$32.99 (Set of 2)

This minimalist hanging planter pair is a must-buy for your modern home or garden. The chic planters are crafted from durable metal and coated with a high-temp paint to achieve their dramatic, inky façade. Each planter features a fashionable whisper-thin halo, a black chain and the hanging hardware necessary to secure them to your covered patio or breakfast nook ceiling.

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$35.99 (Set of 2)

Bring texture and contrast to your patio with this stone-inspired duo. The hanging planter pair is crafted from lightweight plastic material and features a convincing rock finish that creates a handsome backdrop for cascading vines and blooms. Each earthy planter comes equipped with a durable and adjustable rope hanger and features four drainage holes to combat over-saturation.

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Dial up your plant display with an earthy, dotted texture. This terra-cotta hanging planter balances an aged finish with a modern, sculptural façade to yield a piece timeless you’ll use indoors or out for years to come. The hanging planter features a peachy finish and comes with a classic rope hanger. Pro tip: Snag the medium and small sizes and display them together to create an asymmetrical focal point in your space.

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This isn’t your grandmother’s windowsill herb garden. This indoor hanging herb garden is as fresh as the basil it grows with a modern silhouette and bold design. The hanging herb planter features three white pots that dangle from a wall-mounted stainless-steel frame. Looking for something a bit more subtle? Snag the same design in the white or brass finish for an understated addition to your kitchen.

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Looking for a hanging planter with a style that lasts? Invest in this contemporary hanging terra-cotta planter. The rich, rust-toned stone is timeless, and, unlike its resin counterparts, the stone material grows increasingly beautiful with age. This standout planter design is enhanced with a stripe motif and a honey-tone jute rope hanger that’s approved for indoor and outdoor use.

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Take your plants to new heights with this airy seagrass hanging planter. The double-decker design features two planter pots with plastic-coated interiors and a woven seagrass exterior. A soft contrast brings interest to the planter, while a dangling tassel accent adds a touch of bohemian appeal to the design.

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When in doubt, add a tassel. These statement-making macrame hanging planters are handmade in Miami using 100-percent recycled cotton. The woven design is fitting for midcentury ranches and boho bungalows and comes in five warm earth tones to best suit your space. Add a matte black, white-washed or classic terra-cotta pot from your local nursery to complete your display.

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There’s nothing like a vine-ripened tomato to complete a summer salad. Grow your own juicy tomatoes from home with this budget-friendly hanging planter. The design is made from a lightweight, drainable fabric and features three roomy pouches equipped for growing tomatoes, jalapenos and bell peppers. Bonus: This planter requires no weeding or pesticides to reap bountiful veggies from your backyard.

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$45.99 (Set of 2)

Shape up your covered porch or patio with this geometric hanging planter. The white triangular planter features two pots that connect and cascade from the ceiling to create a dazzling modern display. Each planter is crafted from powder-coated metal and includes a drainage hole to avoid over-saturating the plants.

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