Containers planted up with a selection of foliage and flowers can brighten up a patio or balcony, giving colour and interest over the cold season.
Our top 5 plants for winter containers:ViolaNarcissus 'Tête-à-tête' AGMHeuchera 'Burgundy Frost' AGMCurry plant (Helicyhrysum)Soft shield fern
There is a huge selection of shrubs, herbaceous plants, bedding and bulbs to choose from. Although these plants are not as flamboyant as those used in summer containers, you can still make a statement with careful plant selection.
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