Whether you’re looking for the best potted plants for your garden, a balcony, or a backyard, you will surely find something to your taste among our top picks. Then, all you need do is choose a stylish pot to match your plant and a convenient place for it to thrive, and voilà – you’ll be ready to enjoy in your lush little oasis instantly!
Peace lily (Spathiphyllum)
This shade lover boasts beautiful, glossy leaves paired with long-lasting white blooms. It’s no wonder this indoor plant is so popular, given how easily it thrives in bright spots that are far from direct sunlight.
Typically a shade lover, growing Fuchsia is very rewarding because it flowers throughout the year and can thrive in temperatures ranging from -3˚C to 40˚C.
Flamingo Flower (Anthurium)
Like peace lilies, flamingo flowers also prefer bright spots without direct sunlight. The warm climate is ideal for them and their flowers can last for months.
Camellia (Camellia japonica)
With dark and shiny foliage and large and impressive winter flowers in pink, red and white varieties, camellia makes an absolutely amazing choice for a potted plant!
Fiddle-leaf fig (Ficus lyrata)
This shade lover enjoyed a great deal of popularity back in the 1960s and is now making a big comeback thanks to its distinct features including large, distinctive leaves.
Did you know that blueberries are easy to grow in pots? Plus, they have that gorgeous lush flowers that will fit perfectly into your garden!
Chilean Jasmine (Mandevilla)
This beauty with naturally glossy leaves comes in pink, white, and crimson varieties. It can appear both as a climber or a bush – if you’re not afraid of putting your pruning shears to use!
Dwarf sacred bamboo (Nandina nana)
This plant is most famous for its colour, which becomes brighter and intense when temperatures drop, but it boasts some interesting texture as well.
Bird of paradise (Strelitzia reginae)
Its one-of-a-kind flowers might have everyone in awe, but it is also resilient and will thrive in hot places where it’s exposed directly to the sunlight!
Jade plant (Crassula ovate)
This succulent is best known for its pink and white flowers and the ability to thrive in warm places without any special treatment.
Imperial Bromeliad (Alcantarea imperialis)
If you’re looking for a plant that is considerable in size, look no further than imperial bromeliad. Its leaves can grow up to two meters, so you better make some space if you want this striking plant in your oasis.
Geranium Big Red (Pelargonium x hortorum Big Red)
The greatest thing about this red-flowered plant is that it has exceptional resistance to diseases in general. It blooms throughout the entire year to the utmost joy and happiness of us garden owners!
Golden cane palm (Dypsis lutescens)
This stunning palm tree is extremely rewarding in terms of growth, and it requires very little effort. The leaf tips could be affected by sun and wind though, so make sure you keep it in shade.
Port wine magnolia (Michelia figo)
This large shrub boasts some small yet irresistible flowers that emit a distinguishing perfume that is bound to awake all your senses. It flowers in spring and thrives in shade.
Have you already decided which potted plants you want to grow this season? Has our list proved to be helpful at least a bit? Don’t forget that we can assist you with all things garden and landscaping at affordable rates. Get in touch with our team of landscaping experts at Artview Landscapes today!
Owner/operator of Artview Landscapes, Brian Baker is a talented landscape designer who has been managing, designing and building structured landscapes in Sydney for twenty five years. He has personally built or managed over 800 landscape construction projects ranging in value from $5,000 to $250,000 for residential projects and between $10,000 and one million dollars for commercial projects.