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No garden is complete without pots for colour at any time of year. Choose from our range of beautiful collections and single varieties.
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    Mahogany, Crimson and Lime Pot Collection

    The idea with this is to combine evergreen foliage plants for winter interest in a pot or border. In early spring the violas come into flower, crowned by the tulips later in the spring. So you have interest from autumn through to May – when you can replant your pots with your summer pot…

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    Velvet Winter Windowbox Collection

    I passionately recommend this winter and spring-flowering pair for any sheltered window box, pot or container. The lovely viola will flower soon after planting and continues for month after month, joined by this new whopper stemmed, huge saucer flowered anemone in February to June. This collection…

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    Acidanthera murielae (syn. Gladiolus murielae)

    The Victorians loved Acidanthera murielae (a cousin of the gladiolus) for cut flowers and it's easy to see why. It has a wonderful scent and lasts brilliantly in the vase. It has become my staple autumn flower for cutting, that I couldn't be without. One of the best statuesque and scented flowers…

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    Agapanthus 'White Heaven'

    Agapanthus 'White Heaven' has huge heads in a purist white with elegant, longlasting seed pods too. An unusual variety with extra large and many-petalled heads. Agapanthus (African Blue Lily) are perennials made for pots. With their strong stems and beautiful large heads, white agapanthus also make…

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    Amethyst and Lime Collection for Shade

    A low-maintenance autumn to spring, long-performing small pot collection. The beautiful purple viola with evergreen fern contrast with cascades of acid-green, evergreen Carex. This will thrive in sun or dappled shade on your outdoor winter table, doorstep, window box or window ledge. This…

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    Buddleia 'Dreaming Purple'

    A compact trailing buddleia, a perfect size for pots, which flowers long and hard, summer and autumn and as soon as the sun comes out is covered in butterflies and bees.

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    Burnished Copper Pot Collection

    Purple and bronze compact heuchera leaves match the lovely Viola x wittrockiana 'Mystique Peach Shades' F1. These then form the understory to the sumptuous, scented Tulip 'Brownie'. The idea with this is to combine evergreen foliage plants in a pot or border with spring-flowering violas and tulips,…

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    Coreopsis 'Red Shift'

    A beautiful combination of colours in this cosmos look-a-like coreopsis. Named ‘Red Shift’ because the flowers change colour as the weather warms and cools through the summer, from a bright zingy yellow to pale cream, around a ruby red centre. It flowers prolifically for months in the border…

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    Coreopsis lanceolata 'Mango Punch'

    A compact and hugely floriferous soft peach-orange coreopsis which blooms all summer. It makes an ideal perennial container plant, mixed with a dahlia like 'Totally Tangerine'.

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    Dianthus barbatus 'Green Trick'

    One of my current favourite border plants and cut flowers. Among the very best foliage plants you can grow looking good for at least six months in the garden. A non-petalled flowering form of Sweet Williams, with vibrant green pompom heads right through summer and autumn.

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    Dianthus barbatus 'Green Wicky'

    Along with Dianthus 'Green Trick', this makes a great evergreen pot filler for winter and spring. With green domes twice the size of 'Green Trick' it's a tip-top cut flower too.

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    Erigeron karvinskianus

    Have you got some steps, paths or walls you want softening with curtains of daisies? That's exactly what this wonderful plant – Erigeron karvinskianus – is for. It flowers for about nine months of the year and gently self-sows into all the nooks and crannies. A brilliant value plant…

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    Erysimum 'Bowles Mauve'

    Exceptionally long-flowering, famously brilliant perennial wallflower.

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    Erysimum 'Caribbean Island'

    A low-growing, long-flowering wallflower which, unusually for the perennial forms, also has a good scent. Grow this in pots or in the border, for flowers right through spring and summer.

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    Erysimum 'Red Jep'

    A truly superb perennial wallflower which flowers long and hard from spring right through to the end of summer, and in milder areas, well beyond that. It has fantastic, crimson and purple flowers and, is scented, unlike most perennial forms. 

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    Erysimum 'Winter Orchid'

    Erysimum 'Winter Orchid' is my new favourite plant, which I now have in pots outside my back door. It flowers almost all year – honestly – and unlike traditional perennial wallflowers, its flowers are scented like the biennial forms. Flowers emerge as a coppery orange, turning to purple…

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    Evergreen Compact Container Collection

    An evergreen autumn to spring, long-performing pot collection. You have a beautiful two tone purple viola, with bugle and evergreen fern which perform well in sun or dappled shade. Perfect on your outdoor winter or spring table, doorstep, window box or window ledge. This collection contains: 5…

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    Flamenco Pot Collection

    A hugely long-performing pot combination of spring 2018 and a favourite of mine and Josie's, the violas flowering much of winter, pierced through by tulips in spring. This collection contains:

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    Geranium 'Jolly Jewel Salmon'

    One of those lovely hardy geraniums which grows so easily and flowers on and off for so lng, you can keep dividing it to scatter around your borders, to edge paths and to flower up any grass verges or meadow bits of lawn. It's fairly new, but already well-known.

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    Geranium 'Rozanne'

    Geranium 'Rozanne' is one of the best of the violet-blue perennial geraniums. This flowers for months at a stretch. You can cut it to the ground when it begins to look tired and up it pops to flower again.Perennial geraniums are classic cottage garden late spring and summer-flowering perennials,…

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    Geum 'Mai Tai'

    All geums are invaluable for filling the May and early June colour gap in our gardens after the bulbs have finished and most perennials and roses have yet to get going. This is my favourite colour form, which I used throughout our Chelsea Cutting Garden last May.

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    Helleborus x ballardiae 'Merlin'

    My-oh-my this hellebore is incredible. It has beautiful dark, slate grey-green leaves and then smoky pink flowers which gradually darken to crimson. With stem ends seared for 10 seconds it makes the BEST winter and spring cut flower too.

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    Heuchera 'Citronelle'

    With its dense mound of lemon-lime foliage, this makes a fabulous background plant for contrasting flowers and is an excellent container plant. It also works very well in shade, so is perfect for bringing some brightness to a dark corner.

Flower Plants for Containers at Sarah Raven

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