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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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  1. Starting at £7.95

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    Buddleia 'Hot Raspberry'

    A dwarf variety which is ideal for containers or smaller gardens, where it can be trusted not to take over. With striking hot pink flowers for up to 4 months at a stretch, you’ll find it covered with butterflies all through summer.

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    Calceolaria integrifolia 'Kentish Hero'

    Striking for its vermillion-orange, snapdragon-like flowers all through the summer months. Keep snipping off dead blooms to encourage more growth from below.

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    Cleome hybrida 'Señorita Blanca'

    A compact, propagated from cuttings ethereal and elegant cleome, one of my favourite things for growing simply in a pot on its own or for the front of a pale colour border. This flowers right into winter.

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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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    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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    Dianthus 'Black Jack'

    One of my favourite flowers for scented containers, terrace or path edges and for picking. This rich crimson edged with white dianthus has a magnificent and powerful clove-like scent.

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    Agapanthus 'Twister'

    Bi-colour agapanthus can sometimes be less hardy that single-colour forms, but not this one, as it is deciduous so is more suited to our winters. It produces masses of open trumpet flowers in white and pale blue and, like all agapanthus, is ideal for a hot, dry summer bed as it doesn't need lots of…

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    Arctotis x hybrida 'Flame'

    Arctotis are easy, reliable plants that flower with minimal TLC from mid-summer to the first frost. This one gives brilliant, fiery colour and works well in a large pot, or lined up down a path or up some steps.

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    Blechnum spicant

    This native variety is reliable, easy to establish and is great for shady areas. If you have damp, acidic soil, it will naturalise quite happily.

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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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    Fuchsia triphylla 'Eruption'

    You'll have rich coral pink hanging bells on matching stems all summer and autumn with this classy triphylla fuchsia. It's easy to strike cuttings and so continue it for beautiful, strong-coloured containers from one year to the next.

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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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    Osteospermum 'Serenity Bronze'

    Osteospermum 'Serenity Bronze' has delicious bronze petals which morph to rich pink as they move to the centre of the flower around a deep crimson eye. This is a head-turner.

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    Osteospermum 'Serenity Red'

    I brought a pot of this back from Greece in 2015 and fell in love with its rich coloured velvet flowers, so easy to mix with other things and bold enough in a pot on its own.

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    Pelargonium 'Chocolate Peppermint'

    A scented-leaf pelargonium you grow not just for its flowers but for its marvellous leaves, felted bright green with chocolate markings. It smells great and looks hugely handsome in a pot or vase.

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    Pelargonium 'Horizon Appleblossom' F1

    Wonderful grouped together in pots where the soft pink flowers will go on strongly from early summer right through to September. Bring it inside or into the greenhouse over the winter and you can enjoy it from one year to the next.

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    Pelargonium tomentosum

    Velvety, peppermint-scented leaves with silvery undersides are topped with clusters of delicate white flowers. This makes a marvellous container plant and if you bring it inside over the winter you can continue to enjoy its scent. Use the leaves in teas and recipes.

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    Petunia 'Sophistica Lime Green' F1

    The best of the soft green petunias in our trial last summer. Its buds are beautiful and it fades nicely too.

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    Salvia microphylla 'Trewithen Cerise'

    I'm obsessed by salvias – flowering from June to December in a sheltered spot with minimal TLC and you can't beat the cheery rich pink of the Cornish-bred 'Trewithen Cerise'.

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    Verbena bonariensis 'Lollipop'

    We all know and love the towering purple Verbena bonariensis. This is its newly bred, container sized offspring.

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    Veronica 'Inspire Pink'

    A perennial which has excelled in our cut flower trials with great height and shape. If you keep picking, it is good and long-flowering.

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    White Pot Collection

    Pots for a white garden, or for cheery whiteness and brightness to any dull corner. Think of a line of these along a wall or path or around a terrace or pool. The seedling collection includes 3, 5 or 10 seedlings each of: Cosmos 'Sonata White'

Flower Plants for Containers at Sarah Raven

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