14 Winter Flowers that are Excellent for Containers

14 Winter Flowers that are Excellent for Containers

To keep away the winter gloom you can fill your flower containers with some lovely winter bloomers that will help to maintain some lovely colour. The great thing about container planting is that you can always have the plant that is in current bloom in the most prominent places or arrange them to getting the most sun with the changing season.

Lovely and Hardy Winter Container Plants

• Winter-flowering Heather
• Winter-flowering Pansies
• Violas
• Ivy
• Ornamental Cabbages
• Gaultheria Procumbens
• Snow Drops
• Skimmia Japonica
• Cornus (dogwood)
• Phormium
• Ajuga
• Christmas Rose
• Carex
• Hardy Cyclamen

You could also use a large pot and mix some of these items to have a nice variated planter. Having the tallest item in the centre and working your way out with descending plant heights will help to create a unique and beautiful display. Keep your garden looking alive and vibrant during the winter months with some of these hardy options.