9 best plants for colorful containers

Add a dramatic pop of color to your home or garden with these vibrant choices for containers

Florists' chrysanthemum

Photo by Thomas J. Story; written by Johanna Silver

Florists' chrysanthemum

Florists’ chrysanthemum is a go-to staple for cool-season color.

More: How to grow florists' chrysanthemum

Heuchera

Photo courtesy of Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.; written by Johanna Silver

Heuchera

Heuchera comes in a wide variety of colors, and many will keep their leaves all winter long.

More: How to grow heuchera

Nemesia

Written by Johanna Silver

Nemesia

Nemesia brings cheer (and fragrance) through the cooler months.

More: How to grow nemesia

Snapdragon

Photo by Thomas J. Story; written by Johanna Silver

Snapdragon

Plant snapdragon in a pot for instant impact.

More: How to grow snapdragon

 

Calendula

Photo by Marion Brenner; written by Johanna Silver

Calendula 

Calendula comes in shades of apricot, cream, and soft yellow.

More: How to grow calendula

Kale

Photo by Rob D. Brodman; written by Johanna Silver

Flowering kale & cabbage

Flowering kale (and cabbage, too) has interesting rosettes that really pop in containers.

More: How to grow flowering kale and cabbage

 

White cyclamen

Photo by Thomas J. Story; written by Johanna Silver

White cyclamen

White cyclamen are stunning and provide the ultimate classic winter look.

More: How to grow white cyclamen 

 

Johnny Jump-Up

Photo by Thomas J. Story; written by Johanna Silver

Johnny Jump-Up

Johnny Jump-Ups have undeniable cheer and are perfectly suited for pots.

More: How to grow Johnny Jump-Up

 

 

Libertia

Photo by Thomas J. Story; written by Johanna Silver

Libertia

Sword-like leaves of libertia give a pop of gold and thrive in containers.

More: How to grow libertia

 

 

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