A planter in a faux-lead finish is a timeless choice, but the cylindrical shape of these tall fiberclay urns gives them a really clean feel. Having a different color or texture helps the color pop. Here, string of pearls creates plenty of textural drama and purple calibrachoa and blue ageratum add just the right dose of color.
Traditional Freestanding Container - 122 Container Gardening Ideas
These porch-step containers begin with bright pink and yellow zinnias. Cooler “filler” flowers, such as purple verbenas and blue calibrachoas are added to create contrast with texture and color. Opt for inexpensive plastic planters that are weatherproof and easy to move around. Grouping them in a tight space creates a homey, mini-garden vibe. Plus, when placed side by side, all of the colors intensify.