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Planter Idea Book

Browse our gallery of flowering pots, planters, hanging baskets, windowboxes and more.

The [a href="http://www.gardeners.com/buy/3ft-fairfield-windowboxes/39-344.html" target="_blank"]Fairfield Windowbox[/a] features chartreuse devil's ivy (pothos), orange firecracker flower (Crossandra infundibuliformis), dracena spikes, purple ornamental peppers and white daisies (Argyranthemum 'Molimbo White') This planting showcases the [a href="http://www.gardeners.com/buy/flower-baskets/39-620RS.html" target="_blank"]Hayrack Hanging Basket[/a]. It will thrive best in a sunny site. Plants: Red Thread alternanthera, India Frills coleus, Persian Queen geranium and Illusion Midnight Lace sweet potato vine. The [a href="http://www.gardeners.com/buy/fairfield-patio-tall-planter/39-342.html" target="_blank"]Fairfield Patio Planter[/a] (in black) features Sundance firecracker flower (Crossandra infundibuliformis), dracena spike, Blackfoot Daisy (Melampodium leucanthemum), Black Pearl ornamental pepper and Neon ivy (pothos). A 31" Self-Watering Windowbox shows off pink wax begonias, coleus, variegated plectranthus and cascading lysimachia. A [a href="http://www.gardeners.com/buy/balcony-garden-railing-planter/8586699.html" target="_blank"]Viva Self-Watering Balcony Railing Planter[/a] is filled with coleus, pale-orange begonias, asparagus fern, orange diascia and cascading lysimachia. This composition, in a black [a href="http://www.gardeners.com/buy/colorful-flower-pot-self-watering-with-casters/39-326.html" target="_blank"]Viva Self-Watering Rolling Planter[/a], features velvety red celosia, dusty miller, compact yellow lantana and purple fountain grass (Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum') in the back. Bold colors in this combination: red salvia (Salvia splendens), orange flowering maple (abutilon) and callibrachoa and Frosted Curls sedge. Planted in the [a href="http://www.gardeners.com/buy/colorful-flower-pot-self-watering-with-casters/39-326.html" target="_blank"]Viva Self-Watering Rolling Planter[/a]. A hanging basket for sun: Pretty Much Picasso Supertunia, Goldilocks lysimachia and Luscious Lemonade lantana. Planted in the red [a href="http://www.gardeners.com/buy/self-watering-hanging-baskets/34-368.html" target="_blank"]Self-Watering Hanging Basket[/a]. This planting showcases the 18-inch [a href="http://www.gardeners.com/buy/hayrack-hanging-basket-14-inch/39-620.html" target="_blank"]Hayrack Hanging Basket[/a]. It needs a shady site — would be perfect under a porch. Plants included: Alternanthera d. rubiginosa, Boston fern (Nephrolepsis exaltata 'Blue Bell', Harvest Lemon Chiffon heuchera, Salsa rex begonia, mixed rex begonia, Rockapulco Orchid impatiens and Rockapulco Rose impatiens. This 18-inch [a href="http://www.gardeners.com/buy/flower-baskets/39-620RS.html" target="_blank"]Hayrack Hanging Basket[/a] includes Goldleaf licorice plant, Alaska Mix nasturtiums, Crystal Palace Gem geraniums, Callie Deep Yellow calibrachoa, orange lotus Dalina Midi Hawaii dahlias and Luscious Citrus Blend lantana. Transform an ordinary hanging basket petunia by taking it out of its plastic pot and transplanting into the 18-inch [a href="http://www.gardeners.com/buy/flower-baskets/39-620RS.html" target="_blank"]Hayrack Hanging Basket[/a]. This 18-inch [a href="http://www.gardeners.com/buy/flower-baskets/39-620RS.html" target="_blank"]Hayrack Hanging Basket[/a] features Gartenmeister Bonstedt fuchsia, Lancelot coleus, Blackie sweet potato vine, Fusion Gold Yellow impatiens, Autumnale fuchsia, Goldilocks lysimachia and asparagus fern (Asparagus sprengeri).
Related slideshow: Viva Planter Idea Book

To create beautiful flowering planters, it helps to pick the right plants.

Browse our gallery of flowering pots, planters, hanging baskets, windowboxes and more. You'll find plenty of inspiration – and detailed plant lists, so you can recreate the look at home.

For more information, read the article How to Create Sensational Planters. When you're ready to plant, start in our Pots and Planters department.

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