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.
17 products
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    Verbena rigida 'Santos Purple'

    Verbena rigida is the small and more densely flowery version of verbena which flowers for four or five months at a stretch. I first came across this planted in the rose garden at Sissinghurst – where it is planted in wide drifts – and now love its bright purple flowers which go on and…

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    Lavender 'Spanish Eyes'

    Lavender 'Spanish Eyes' is a fast growing lavender with a mass of bright blue flowers and fern like scented leaves. I love this in containers, in the garden and picked for arranging.

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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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    Gaura lindheimeri 'The Bride'

    Gaura lindheimeri 'The Bride' has wonderful long, elegant spikes of pink buds opening to white flowers which flower longer – from May until November – than any other plant in my garden. When cultivated outdoors in cold periods you may notice a bruise like pattern on the plant. This dark…

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    Briza maxima (Greater quaking grass)

    Briza maxima is a beautiful grass with thin stems, hung with pale green flowers that look like rain drops as they catch the light. It's brilliant for arrangements in a dark room or a church. The drops act like mirrors and reflect the light. This will self-sow.

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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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    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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    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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    Lavatera trimestris 'New Dwarf Pink Blush'

    Delicate and pretty pinky-white Lavatera with delicious veining out over the petals from a blackcurrant heart. This is long-flowering and has a good vase life – a top new-found favourite.

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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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    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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    Viola cornuta 'Antique Shades' F1

    THE prettiest new mix of violas (or small-flowered pansies), in coppery browns, purples and muted colours. Giving you edible and cut flowers as well as brilliant petite pot plants almost all year. I love it!

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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.