In the right conditions and with the right plants, round garden pots can be an excellent addition to your outdoor space. They look good, plus they have the added bonus of taking up much less surface area than a rectangular container would. This is important for anyone who has a limited amount of space in their yard. Round pots come in various sizes – from small, to large and even extra large round pots.
What You Should Know Before You Buy a Round Container
- Round containers are unique from rectangular containers.
- Round containers are suited for plants that have smaller root systems.
- Make sure your round pots have enough depth so your plants can grow healthy
Shaped Plants for Round Pots
Round pots work best with plants that have a smaller root system or shorter stems. Some examples of plants that work well in round pots are:
- Perennials or trailing plants like creeping jenny, or something like an ornamental grass.
- Shrubs like baby blue eyes, or something like a thyme plant.
- Small trees that are slow growing like dwarf fruit trees.
Foliage Plants for Round Pots
Round pots can make for a great addition to your outdoor space if you plant something with decorative foliage. Here are a few good choices:
- Palm trees like a king palm.
- Bougainvillea, hibiscus, and many different types of vines.
- Flowering plants might also be a good go-to since round pots work great with plants that have long stems.
Round pots are a great choice for anyone with a limited amount of space for gardening. They make a great addition to both indoor and outdoor spaces. It’s not difficult to design with round planters in mind. With the right choice of plants, they will stand out. There are many varieties of plants that look good in round pots.
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