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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 £14.95

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    Paint Box Cut Flower Collection

    A triumphant duo of semi-tender perennials (they come back year after year in my Sussex garden) to line a path, edge a border, or fill a container, with flowers for a five-month stretch. They cut well too! The seed collection contains 1 packet each of: Dahlia variabilis 'Bishop's Children' Verbena…

  2. £9.95

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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.

  3. Starting at £8.95

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    Calibrachoa 'Can Can Double Apricot'

    It's the mix of colours in this luscious calibrachoa that I particularly love, soft terracotta orange fading to vintage apricot, around a crimson petal heart. Yes please!

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    Calibrachoa 'Can Can Orange'

    Calibrachoa 'Can Can Orange' is a magnificent colour and almost perpetual flowering plant. I love this trailing out of a pot on its own or contrasted to the felted silver leaves of Plectranthus 'Silver Shields'. The ideal splash of strong colour to contrast to the softness and richness of the rest.…

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    Collomia grandiflora

    With rich, buttermilk cream blooms which freely set seed, this will thrive in dry shade, and is known for growing where other plants fail, making it perfect for a tricky corner.

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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'.

  7. Starting at £12.50

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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…

  8. £32.50

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    Dark Rich Arctotis Collection

    These dark, rich arctotis are an excellent colour contrast which works brilliantly together in a large pot, or plant all five separately and line them up down a path or up some steps. They look good from July until November with minimal TLC. Wonderful looking, easy and low maintenance. This…

  9. £19.95

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    Edible and Antique Viola Collection

    Copper and mahohany brown reign supreme as a flower colour and I fell on these in our viola trial this spring, each variety with a copper section to its bloom. Pick them for mini vases or use the petals to decorate food. This collection contains 5 jumbo seedlings each of: Viola hybrida 'Sorb

  10. Starting at £12.95

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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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    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.

  12. Starting at £5.95

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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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    Gazania 'New Day Bronze Shades' F1

    This flowered for five months in our trial in 2016, then in 2017, started to flower again from spring. It's hard to beat for colour on your outdoor table.

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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.

  15. Starting at £11.50

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    Lantana 'Calippo Tutti Frutti'

    All butterflies and bees go mad for this, and it's incredibly easy to grow in a pot or border. Store in a frost-free shed or greenhouse over winter to flower again and again, year after year.

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    Nemesia 'Sunsatia Plus Little Orange'

    A long-flowering plant which is perfect planted on its own in a pot, or mixed with other intense, saturated colours for cheer throughout the summer.

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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.

  18. Starting at £23.95

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    Summer Fruit Salad Container Collection

    A marvellous summer fiesta in a pot with the classic Sarah Raven contrast of burnt orange and purple – hard to beat. The Nemesias, if stored inside will come back for a second season. You've got to try it! This collection includes 5 or 10 rooted cuttings, or 3 x 9cm plants each of: Nemesia…

  19. Starting at £6.95

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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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    Verbena 'Picotee Peach'

    We many of us know and love verbenas and this is a new and unusual soft peachy colour form. This is best planted on its own in a pot or windowbox so it doesn't get crammed and crowded.

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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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    Primula 'Ooh La La Blood Orange'

    The richest, plushest pink velvet flowers above coppery-silver leaves, this makes a great spring container and windowbox filler - elegant and somehow sculptural.

Flower Plants for Containers at Sarah Raven

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