Dictionary of Flowers For
Container Gardening

Our dictionary of flowers for container gardening is indispensible for container growers.

Each type of flower comes with all the pertinent information gardeners need to know:

  • Latin name
  • Common name (if any)
  • Annual or perennial
  • Height and Width when mature
  • Whether it needs sun or shade
  • Which season it blooms in
  • Growth habit (how to use it in your containers)
  • Ease of maintenance
  • Soil requirements
  • Whether it can be used outside of containers as well
  • Which diseases and pests it is affected by

How to Use the Dictionary of Flowers

All the plants in the dictionary of flowers are listed alphabetically, split into annual and perennial sections.

Each link below leads to the full details (they open in a new tab or window in your browser).

Simply click any flower name below to be taken to a new page with all the details of the flowers listed.

You can move easily between flowers without closing the new window with the handy arrows provided on the detail pages.

You can post questions or comments about each page using the button provided on the detail page.

Annuals For Containers

Perennials For Containers

What have we missed from our dictionary of flowers?

If you can think of names of flowers we have overlooked, which do well in containers or raised beds, then please submit them to us and we'll include them!

Need More Inspiration?
Visit Our Flower Picture Photo Gallery

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