Having a proper sunlight is a blessing. One of the things to count your blessings is to grow some plants on your sunny patio, deck or porch. Some outdoor planter ideas below are hard to kill and thrive in full sun. Talking about the appearance, their color and shapes are recognizable. Though they are common and easily find, you can make them spectacular in the right arrangement and container. Before starting any idea, keep a close eye on your soil and container. Make them drain well, which is by check regularly to make sure they are not waterlogged.
So, here we start.
1. Million Bells (Calibrachoa hybrid)
You can easily find them in plenty spectacular colors and look. They have prolific blossoms that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. With consistent watering and good drainage, you will find them grow strong all summer. The need of light is full to partial sun; while the water should be kept evenly moist; and the color varieties you can get are yellow, white, red, peach and many shades of purple and pink.
2. Verbena (Family Verbenaceae)
This is one of the most recommended outdoor planter ideas as they grow healthy in any container and will flower all summer long and into the fall. Furthermore, they attract butterflies. To grow this plant beautifully with more blooms, you need to make them getting fed every couple of weeks. The color varieties you will get are yellow, white, red, peach, pink, lavender, purple, blue, violet and bi-colors.
3. Cape Daisy (Osteospermum)
This plant is typically a cheerful blooms with a variety of handsome colors. Make sure you fertilize them regularly and get them a good drainage. If you see they are getting leggy, then cut it back. The need of water is medium (so you need to avoid water logging). The color varieties you will get are shades of pink, yellow, purple, blue, pure white and some darker-colored ones.
4. Browallia (Browallia speciosa)
This plant has truly beautiful blossoms with a velvety texture and rich blue color. This one is perfect for outdoor planter ideas with the size of 12 to 15 inches. Though it comes in low maintenance but it needs to be protected from too much wind and need a good drainage. Keep the regular feeding so you will get the bloomer all summer long? The color varieties are purple, deep blue and white. Make sure you keep them well-drained by watering them regularly.