Creating spring containers for a shady spot is easier than you might think – there are lots of shade-tolerant bulbs, bedding plants and perennials to choose from.
Discover how to plant up a container for shade.
We’ve used ferns, bulbs, violas, heucheras and bergenias for splashes of spring colour and interesting textures – most can be planted out in the garden after the display is past its best.
Try our three beautiful container recipes for inspiration.
Fern and fritillaria pot
Bergenia and saxifrage pot
- 2 x Bergenia cordifolia ‘Winter Glow’
- 1 x Saxifraga x arendsii
- 1 x glazed green pot
Heuchera, viola and ivy pot