17 Mind-Blowing Flower Container Gardening You need To See

I was smart enough one year to buy these wrought iron hanging planters off season, and even though they were still an investment, I am so glad I did.  They have held up for years, and I love filling them with Sweet Potato vine, Creeping Jenny and Geraniums.  This planter is hanging on our gate that gets full sun.  The combination of these plants hold up so well for me in our Tennesee heat & humidity.

This is the front of our home from last year.  These flower planters get exposed to full sun, so I use Kimberly ferns (can tolerate full sun) Geraniums, and Creeping Jenny.  This combination grows like crazy in these planter boxes from Wayfair that we got 3 years ago.  They are by far my favorite and have a unique water reserve system that is built inside the planters.  Which saves on watering and makes the plants inside bloom and grow like crazy.

OH HOW I LOVE BLUE PANSIES!  THEY’RE PROBABLY MY FAVORITE COLOR OF PANSY AND WITH THE LIME FROM THE CREEPING JENNY – THIS POT IS JUST SO BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL.  A GREAT FLOWER CONTAINER GARDENING IDEAS THAT ALMOST ANY ZONE CAN USE.

These gorgeous terra-cotta pots have the hearty geraniums and lime creeping jennies.  Once again you cannot go wrong with this combination!

I get completely lost when I look through Deborah Silver’s blog of {cheap dirt} her ideas for Spring container gardening are like none other!

Truly an amazing idea and a full tutorial on how to make a cedar monogram planter box for your porch from Ellery Designs.  Such a huge impact of beautiful colors!

Although this picture above is not “styled” in a yard or on a porch, I thought the combination of the thriller, filler and spillers were absolutely gorgeous!  They’re a beautiful mix of hellebores, primrose, and spring flowering bulbs.

The power and beauty of an all-green planter.  So classic and makes a beautiful “cool” statement.  Could definately have this for at least 2 if not 3 seasons of the year in some places.

More green!  But mixed with a delicate white flower in window boxes.  Again, a huge classic statement that looks so lush to everyone’s eye.  So beautiful.

Remember the power of 3, my friends.  If there’s one thing I’ve learned when decorating, placing pillows, candles, and now flower containers it’s the power of 3 that will make a huge statement.   Of course we typically frame our door on our porches or patios with a flower container on each side.  But when you are using flowers in a big area or when you want to hide something – remember the power of 3!  To quote one of the landscape designers at the Southern Living Home in Nashville,

“Ladies and gentlemen, this is the “queen mum” agapanthus. She is tall and regal and full of blooms. The lavender petals are so soft and feminine as if painted with watercolors. She is also unbelievably easy to grow! Keep her in full sun and part shade.”

And here’s the front porch of the Southern Living Idea Home in Nashville.  2 planter boxes framing the gorgeous front door stuffed with Agapanthus – queen mum, variegated ivy, and variegated solomon’s seal is what she used in these gorgeous planters.

Another bright and bold power of 3 idea.  These containers are filled with “bright pink and yellow zinnias—think ‘Zowie! Yellow Flame’ or ‘Magellan Salmon’—which are one of our favorite flowers for their beautiful, round shape. Cooler ‘filler’ flowers, such as purple verbenas and blue calibrachoas are added to create contrast with texture and color.”

Patio Flower Container gardening at it’s best, right here.  All 3 planters have the same flowers but they used a large bowl container for the tabletop.  Such gorgeous detail, beautiful colors, and lush!

Repetition makes a spectacular statement, and it can also save you money in the process.  Similar pots and buying trays of the same flowers can lower that nursery bill.  I know for myself, I also need to find creative ways to make that bill lower.  Flower nurseries are my weakness.

The dramatic white and dark flower combination is so rich and beautiful looking.  Don’t forget about blank walls, gates and other areas where you can hang a spectacular display!

More lush green mixed with dark and variegated ivy.  So rich and bold.  Perfect for a covered porch or covered patio area.

Lush green with hints of soft pastel colors make a huge impact for this window box.  Love the delicate leaves and the combination of everything in this planter box.

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