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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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    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…

  2. Starting at £22.95

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    Arctotis and Heliotrope Collection

    Two of my favourite tender perennials in the same pot to flower until winter. Beautiful starry flowers and scent. This collection contains 5 or 10 young plants each of: Arctotis ‘Wine’ Heliotrope ‘Midnight Sky’

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    Cosmos atrosanguineus 'Chocolate'

    Cosmos atrosanguineus 'Chocolate' is a gorgeous dark, Bourneville coloured cosmos, which is a definite must for your summer containers. It has a lovely velvet, crimson texture and amazing scent – of chocolate. Pictured here with Emilia javanica.

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    Crimson Perennial Pot Collection

    The calyx of this wonderful salvia matches the heart of the scented pelargonium leaves to crown a low maintenance pot for all of summer and autumn. We loved this pairing so much we redid it last summer adding in trailing Thunbergia 'African Sunset' in alternate pots; a great success too.

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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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    Dianthus 'Mojito'

    From the very long-flowering, highly scented new 'Cocktail' series of dianthus that we trialled and were impressed by at Perch Hill last year. They are compact, so ideal for table centre pots and windowledges and brilliant for picking. 'Mojito' is fresh, sprightly and deliciously scented with a…

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    Dianthus 'Mrs Sinkins'

    Dianthus 'Mrs Sinkins' is the well known, classic English garden pink with the strongest scent which will fill a whole room – incredible. These come with full planting and cultivating instructions, and should flower lightly in their first year and prolifically after that.

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    Dianthus 'Tequila Sunrise'

    From the very long-flowering, highly scented new 'Cocktail' series of dianthus that we trialled and were impressed by at Perch Hill last year. They are compact, so ideal for table centre pots and windowledges and brilliant for picking. 'Tequila Sunrise' is a soft pink variety with lovely buff-pink…

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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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    Gardenia jasminoides 'Kleim's Hardy'

    One by one, the pretty spiral flowers come out above their glossy, dark green leaves to fill their corner with scent. You see these in pots all over Greece, where I have fallen in love with them. This is a new and hardier variety.

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    Heliotropium arborescens 'Midnight Sky'

    An excellent container plant for its lovely scent – cherry pie crossed with vanilla. A much improved form of 'Marine'.

  13. 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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    Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote'

    Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote' is the most floriferous of the compact lavenders, with purple-blue flowers. Incredibly reliable. Lavenders – with my new pollinator obsessed hat on – are the perfect plants. Lavender 'Hidcote' looks good all year, has incredible scent, which lasts when…

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    Lemon Verbena (Aloysia citrodora)

    My favourite flavour of herb tea, delicious and lemony, with a hint of ginger. For those of us trying to avoid too much caffeine, this is even more delicious than home-made mint tea. If you have a problem sleeping, this herb made in our lovely tisaniere is for you. It makes a brilliant container…

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    Lonicera periclymenum 'Chic et Choc'

    I completely fell in love with this plant last summer. It's a compact, flowery and hugely scented honeysuckle, ideal for a pot or smaller space in sun or dappled shade. Brilliant!

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    Nemesia Wisley Vanilla

    Plant this in a pot by the back door or near a window for wafts of soft and summery vanilla fragrance in the evenings. This is truly lovely, with lots of delicate white flowers with a yellow centre.

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    Pelargonium 'Ashby'

    The stunning Pelargonium 'Ashby' has brilliant light red petals with a crimson heart to every one – a prolific flower producer, quick-growing and easy. Our pelargoniums come with full planting instructions, great for beginners, and are ready to pot on and plant out as soon as the frosts are…

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    Pelargonium 'Attar of Roses'

    Pelargonium 'Attar of Roses' has pretty pale pink flowers and an amazing rose scent. It also lasts brilliantly in a vase. We had this lining a path at Perch Hill this year and it looked good outside through summer, autumn and for most of winter. Our pelargoniums: come with full planting…

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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 'Clorinda'

    The quickest growing and largest pelargonium we grow which will flower from February under cover. We are currently training this on a 6ft high frame in our greenhouse.

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    Pelargonium 'King Edmund'

    I was given a cutting of Pelargonium 'King Edmund' from Newby Hall in Yorkshire 3 years ago and adore this form – black crimson and magenta together in a flower. Very rich, exotic and gorgeous. Our pelargoniums: come with full planting instructions, great for beginners are ready to pot on and…

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    Pelargonium 'Lara Starshine'

    Famously one of the best and longest flowering lemon-scented leaf pelargonium, with bright pink, pretty flowers till December.

Flower Plants for Containers at Sarah Raven

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