You are here
Home > Blog > 10 Inventive Succulent Container Ideas

10 Inventive Succulent Container Ideas

1. Agave in a Garden Pot

Succulent plants make extraordinary, simple compartment nursery plants. They are low-upkeep, delightful and they come in staggering hues, a wide range of sizes, surfaces, and shapes. 

Agaves are lovely, striking and to some degree deadly, given their spikes, sharp tips, and conceivably lethal sap. Notwithstanding their apparently threatening appearance, they are genuinely amiable plants. They are not hard to think about and are tolerant of cool temperatures. Despite the fact that they incline toward the blistering, full sun, agaves will endure some shade. 

P. Allen Smith utilizes agaves to extraordinary emotional impact. Pruned in enormous, dim holders, they accentuate the scene and include a cutting edge, sculptural reasonableness just as vertical intrigue.

2. Succulents on the Half Shell

These clamshells are pressed brimming with succulent plants. They can be utilized for table enrichments and make incredible house presents. You can utilize a blend of succulent plants or utilize one sort. These are planted with a couple of various types of hens and chicks and some little echeverias.

As when planting any succulent, utilize either a fertilized soil made explicitly for succulents and prickly plants, or make your very own by taking a decent quality preparing blend and including either pumice or perlite. Make a point to utilize a holder that either has seepage openings one that you can punch or penetrate gaps in. Seepage is vital to keeping your succulents solid.

To think about these smaller than expected holder gardens, give them full sun, or in the event that you are in a blistering atmosphere, keep them in fractional shade. Don’t over-water. During the developing season, keep the dirt clammy, yet not wet. Throughout the winter, when succulents go into torpidity, let the dirt dry out between watering.

Hens and chicks are amazingly lenient plants. They are very tough—a large portion of them can get by in ​zone 3 and can endure poor soil.

3. Succulents in a Lunchbox

You can plant succulents in nearly anything. Due to their shallow root structure, you needn’t bother with a profound pot. You do require great waste, however. For a lunch box holder, take an enormous nail and mallet gaps in the base of this container (such a significant number of that it would seem that Swiss cheddar).

Since the metal is truly slight, make a point to punch the gaps with the metal sitting legitimately on the ground, so you don’t twist the crate.

Subsequent to punching the gaps line the case with plastic (likewise with openings), so it won’t rust as fast. At that point fill it with a preparing blend explicitly intended for prickly plants and succulents. Pack the case brimming with plants, putting the ones that you realize will wrap, close to the edges, and the bigger plants close the back.

The case can sit in full sun. Water it enough to keep the dirt wet, however not wet. Bring it inside in the pre-winter and keep it in splendid, backhanded light. In the winter, let the dirt dry out totally between waterings.

4. Succulent Plants in Tea Cup

Succulents can look incredible in nearly anything—from a proper holder to one that is very easygoing. These succulent plants are in a teacup from a yard deal. You can locate an entire set for two or three dollars and afterward drill openings in the bottoms of the cups.

For succulent plants, great seepage is basic. In the event that you let them sit in water, succulents will rapidly decay, so utilizing a quick depleting preparing blend, and placing openings in your compartments is the most effortless approach to keep your plants solid.

To bore openings in earthenware production, you need a unique boring tool and some tolerance. It requires a significant stretch of time to overcome earthenware production, and you need to give the bit a chance to chill off so the warmth doesn’t develop from the grinding and break your cup.

Make a point to put your cup on a firm surface. You can put a cloth or level, dainty wipe on a counter, or drill outside, on the ground so you don’t need to tidy up the residue. It’s a smart thought to wear wellbeing goggles when doing any boring, however especially with pottery which can break.

After the openings are penetrated, cut a little bit of plastic window screening and put it over the gaps to keep the dirt in and let the water out. You can likewise use​ a paper towel or an espresso channel.

At that point fill the cup, nearly to the top, with a prickly plant and succulent preparing blend, plant the succulents and delicately water, giving enough dampness so the dirt is soggy. At that point let the dirt in the cup settle and the succulent plants flourish.

5. Artist’s Succulent Pot

What makes this succulent pot work so well is the tremendous solid vessel, made by California craftsman, Mary Martha Collins. Mary creates each pot by hand and after that applies one of many shocking hues as a patina. This dish style of pot works especially well with succulents since it is moderately shallow and succulents have a shallow root framework.

When planting a succulent nursery, utilize a preparing blend structured explicitly for prickly plants and succulents, which you can purchase at a nursery.

The solid shade of the pot which sets off the intriguing shades of succulent plants.

On the off chance that you over-water, a portion of the first plants may bite the dust. Essentially haul them out and replace them with new plants.

6. Vintage Tea Cup With Mixed Succulent Plants

It’s enjoyable to stuff succulents in little compartments. This vintage teacup and saucer was found at a recycled store and cost a dollar. Utilize an earthenware bit on a drill to place a few gaps in the base of the cup, to guarantee the great waste that succulents need. At that point fill the cup with succulent and desert flora preparing blend and after that pack it with a blend of succulents. Water it rarely, giving the dirt a chance to dry out between waterings, particularly in the winter.

7. Two Small Succulents in a Tiny Pot

Indeed, even two little succulents in a small pot can own a major expression. These succulents are just around 2 inches tall and the pot is around 1/2 inches tall and 2 inches wide.

What makes this modest succulent pot truly work is the topdressing of rock—it gives it a completed look and weds the plants to the pot.

The plants utilized in this pot are phantom plant and calico Kitten. Phantom plant is otherwise called the mother of pearl plant or Graptoptalum paraguayense, ‘Ghosty’. Calico cat is otherwise called Crassula marginalis, rubra, ‘Veriegata’

8. Echeveria Flowers

While echeverias are infrequently developed for their blooms, they can put on a fabulous presentation throughout the mid-year months. Echeverias are anything but difficult to develop succulents and they are terrific. There are around 150 types of echeveria, with a wide scope of hues and surfaces.

Like all succulents, echeverias need quick depleting gardening soil and will decay whenever kept excessively wet. Be that as it may, they don’t care to be too dry either. They incline toward splendid light, however full

Succulent Plants in a Strawberry Pot

Succulent plants look stunning in a strawberry pot. This is a medium-sized strawberry pot, and it holds loads of plants. Check the pot to see that it has waste gaps. Succulents don’t prefer to be excessively wet. You can utilize a drill with a piece for penetrating pottery to include a few huge gaps.

Planting a Strawberry Pot With Succulent Plants

Utilize these means to make this compartment garden: 

·   Spread seepage gaps. Utilize a bit of plastic window screening, paper towel or an espresso channel to cover seepage gaps—whatever will keep soil in and let water out.

 ·   Fill the strawberry container with gardening soil. Make a point to utilize either a preparing blend that is planned explicitly for succulents or add perlite or pumice to any great fertilized soil. Fill your container, ensuring that every one of the pockets are filled too and after that firm the dirt delicately.

·   Plant succulents. Cautiously remove your plants from their pots. On the off chance that there is additional dirt, you can delicately take some off. Put your biggest succulent plants in the highest point of the strawberry container, making a point to plant them at a similar level they were in their nursery pot. Fill the pockets with littler succulents. A few succulents, similar to hens and chicks, will root whenever set over the dirt.

 ·   Water delicately. Add water to your strawberry pot so the dirt ends up soggy, not wet. You will need to ensure that the pockets get some water as well. Throughout the late spring, keep the dirt sodden however not wet. In the event that you live in a cool atmosphere, bring your succulents inside to overwinter them and water simply after the dirt has dried out. Keep in splendid roundabout light.

9. Hens and Chicks in an Old Metal Basket

This old metal bushel was found in a recycled store. To make this compartment garden, absorbed greenery water and afterward crush out the abundance dampness. Line the bin with the sodden greenery. Cautiously fill the crate with fertilized soil, making a point not to upset the greenery liner.

When the bushel is loaded up with soil, remove the hens and chicks from the nursery pot and split them up. Planting hens and chicks is amazingly simple, you simply need to push them somewhat into the dirt.

Hens and chicks will flourish in full sun to incomplete sun and like to be shielded from the breeze. Water them when the dirt dries and treat every so often with a weakened fluid manure or utilize a fish emulsion, kelp mix.

 An incredible aspect regarding hens and chicks is that the hens, the bigger rosettes, increase quickly, conveying chicks, little rosettes. You can either leave the chicks or sever them and effectively transplant them.

10. Hens and Chicks in a Vintage Tea Cup

This is a teacup found at a yard deal. You can cautiously penetrate a gap in the base utilizing an artistic piece, at that point spread the gap with a minor bit of window screen. Fill the cup with gardening soil and fold the ‘purple magnificence’ and ‘red excellence’ hens and chicks and houseleeks into the cup, reaching the dirt and will remain set up.

Top
10% Discount
Try Again
Next time
Almost!
15% Discount
20% Discount
No Prize
No luck today
Almost!
Next time
No prize
Unlucky
Feeling Lucky?
Enter your email address and spin the wheel. Be the first to receive our new release of Rare Succulents!
Our in-house rules:
  • One game per user
  • Cheaters will be disqualified.