Container Plants

Container Plants

No garden is complete without pots for colour at any time of year. Choose from our range of beautiful collections and single varieties.
23 products
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    Thunbergia alata 'African Sunset'

    Black-eyed Susans are fantastic annual climbers, flowering hard until your first hard frost, and covered from soil to sky with open saucer blooms. This variety has flowers in all the colours of a spectacular sunset.

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    Viola cornuta 'Apricot Antique' F1

    Another new, and I'm confident, life-long favourite. A spring flowering viola in copper to peach and apricot. Its stems are long enough for picking and it makes the perfect filler for a series of mini table centre pots. I absolutely love this. It’s sweet yet stylish and its flowers are edible.…

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    Viola cornuta 'Tiger Eye Red' F1

    I hope I have not said it too often with the new introductions in this catalogue, but this truly is one of my favourite discoveries of our trials last year. I always loved Tiger's Eye stones as a girl and I love these sultry, exotic, glamorous viola flowers just as much. They make some of the…

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    Viola x wittrockiana 'Frizzle Sizzle Yellow Blue Swirl' F1

    Purple-blue with a burgundy-yellow centre, these silk velvet flowers have frilled edges and even indented leaves.

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    Viola x wittrockiana 'Matrix Sangria' F1

    Huge, deep burgundy blooms with a yellow halo around a dark centre, and short, strong stems which won't flop as much as other varieties.

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    Cosmos 'Sonata White'

    Cosmos 'Sonata White' is a slightly smaller form of white cosmos, just like our bestselling 'Purity' but bred to be ideal for pots.

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    Helichrysum microphyllum 'Silver Mist'

    This dwarf curry plant is a tender perennial herb which also makes a useful foliage plant. Its silver-hued leaves are excellent for offsetting stronger colours in containers or in the front of a border. As its common name suggests, it does have a highly distinctive scent. It's very drought…

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    Thunbergia alata 'Alba'

    Pure white, Black-eyed-Susan for trailing over the edge of a pot or clambering over an arch or teepee. Planted as the central point in the Sissinghurst white garden.

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    Amethyst and Ruby Container Collection

    A marvellous doorstep or large living table centre pot, in jewel-like colours and velvet textures. Exceptionally long-flowering even without deadheading - highly recommended. This collection includes 5 rooted cuttings each of: Calibrachoa 'Cabaret 'Red' Cuphea llavea 'Torpedo' Verbena 'Showboat…

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    Cosmos 'Sonata Pink'

    I've fell in love with these soft pink cosmos in my pictorial meadow last summer. Compact and floriferous, Cosmos 'Sonata Pink' is ideal for pots and the front of a border. Cosmos last 10 days in the vase, produce at least two buckets of cut flowers a week from a 1 x 1m patch and do so from late…

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    Cosmos bipinnatus 'Psyche White'

    Cosmos bipinnatus 'Psyche White' has showy semi-double flowers which are brilliant for arranging in vases large and small. Cosmos are stacked full of nectar and pollen, making them great for creating a wildlife friendly garden. They produce more bunches of flowers from a square metre than any other…

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    Cosmos bipinnatus 'Sonata Carmine'

    A compact and container-perfect form of carmine cosmos, just like 'Dazzler' but one-third the size. Excellent and prolific cut flower too.

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    Cosmos bipinnatus 'Xanthos'

    A new variety of cosmos in soft yellow, to contrast with white or rich crimsons. It's compact too, so ideal for pots as well as for picking.

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    Dahlia variabillis 'Bishop's Children'

    As massive dahlia enthusiasts, we have trialled many dahlia seeds. But most dahlia seeds have not met the mark. These dahlia seeds are an exception – brilliant, rich-coloured flowers in deep pink, burnt orange, plum-purple and blood red all set against dark crimson foliage. Dahlia 'Bishop's…

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    Eschscholzia californica 'Orange King'

    Eschscholzia californica 'Orange King' is a tall, tangerine Californian poppy with delicate, silvery foliage. A perfect garden plant for edging paths, giving a naturalistic feel to any garden. It will self-sow.

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    Eschscholzia californica 'Thai Silk Formula Mixture'

    These are THE ruffled silk poppies, a beautiful mix of oranges, pinks, reds and cream above elegant blue-silver, highly cut leaves. They will self-seed at the front of the border and through impoverished gravel where we have them at Perch Hill. A showy, glamorous new introduction.

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    Nicotiana x hybrida 'Baby Bella F1'

    A rich and sophisticated, multi-headed new hybrid Nicotiana, perfect as a border filler, a container plant and as a cut flower, its head hovering above other flowers.

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    Phlox drummondii 'Cherry Caramel'

    A mix of coffee, raspberry and cream in this truly beautiful annual phlox, which lasts well over a week in the vase. It has spindly stems, so support as it grows. We grow this up through garlic chives as a sturdy frame.

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    Phlox drummondii 'Crème Brûlée'

    Simply my favourite annual of our trials in 2017, every flower a slightly different mix of coffee mousse with a wash of cassis. Subtle, smoky and unbelievably pretty.

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    Salvia viridis 'Blue Monday'

    If you want a garden that looks good through the autumn as well as the summer, it's a good idea to add salvias. Use Salvia viridis 'Blue Monday' to line paths like lavender – it will look good from May to September. A hardy salvia, with minute flowers but enlarged and brilliantly coloured…

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    Tropaeolum minus 'Ladybird Rose' (Nasturtium)

    Stunning, unusual colour form of the petite nasturtium which makes an exotic cut flower and container plant for an ornamental veg garden or window box.

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    Tropaeolum minus 'Tip Top Apricot' (Nasturtium)

    Beautiful decorating salads and picked for a vase, trailing out the side of an urn, or single stems arranged in mini milk bottles, this soft and rich coloured nasturtium tastes great too.

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    Zinnia haageana 'Aztec Burgundy Bicolour'

    A rich and glamorous zinnia with the colour and pattern of a Persian carpet. An excellent, reliable and long-flowering variety for the front of a border, to line a cutting bed, or fill a pot. Brilliant for picking.

Flower Plants for Containers at Sarah Raven

These container plants are chosen as the longest -flowering, and for colour, scent and texture.