Containers: winter selection

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.

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Containers: winter selection

Quick facts

Our top 5 plants for winter containers:
  • Viola and pansies
  • Daffodil 'Tête-à-tête' (Narcissus)
  • Heuchera 'Burgundy Frost' 
  • Curry plant (Helichrysum)
  • Soft shield fern (Polystichum setiferum)

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