With fresh growth and new flowers, there are lots of plants that can be used to create beautiful spring containers.
Some of the best plants for spring pots and containers are spring bulbs like daffodils, hyacinths and tulips. Try combining them with small evergreens and bedding plants to boost the structure, colour and interest.
For full instructions on planting up the containers shown, just click on the link provided within each section.
Discover 10 of the best spring container ideas, below.
Daffodils and violas
This daffodil display is incredibly easy to create. Just plant the bulbs in autumn, then finish off with smaller bedding plants in spring. Here are full instructions on creating this daffodil spring pot display.
Hyacinth and heuchera pot
Acer and bleeding heart container
For a more permanent container display, try planting up a large Belfast sink, or other large container. We used a Japanese maple, bleeding heart, ivy and tiarellas. Follow our steps to plant this acer and bleeding heart container.
Bergenia and saxifrage
Primulas, sage and peony
Spring pot for shade
Stipa and muscari window box
Heather, daffodils and daisies
Plant up this container for a cheery display of daffodils, heather, primulas and daisies. All the plants can go in the ground once the display is past its best.
Tulip container display
The huge variety of tulips to choose from means there are lots of different colour combinations to try out. Check out these easy steps on planting tulip bulbs in a pot.
Don’t forget foliage plants
Try to avoid relying solely on flowers to provide interest in your containers. Airy grasses and lush foliage plants can be just as beautiful in their own right.