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The hardy winter-flowering varieties of pansy (Viola) are the best bet for winter and spring containers as they're rarely without blooms, even when other plants are shivering in the cold. The flowers look stunning set off against the golden foliage
.More spring container displaysCreate a spring display of brunnera, foamflower and dicentra.Save space by layering spring bulbs in a pot.Plant a spring display of daisies and ivy.
No.1 compost and horticultural grit, and lightly firm in place.Position the terracotta drainage pipe and terracotta pots. Try to set the rims of the pots and pipe at different heights to add interest.Part fill the smaller containers with the compost
.AdamBuy primulas in individual pots, as these tend to have stronger rootballs than those grown in trays. To keep the display going, remove the flowers after they fade and any leaves that turn yellow.