The 8 Best Year-Round Plants For Pots

Encore® Azalea

Encore® Azaleas bloom in blush pink, dramatic purple, royal crimson, and pristine white, giving gardeners a choice. Container life suits dwarfs. Spring, summer, and autumn flowering azaleas.

Japanese Pieris

Pieris, an attractive shrub, with pendulous blossoms and lush evergreen leaves. White or pink flower buds appear in summer and stay through winter before opening into small bells in spring.

Coral Bells

Mixed containers look great with coral bells' manicured flora. You may create unlimited combinations with leaf colors including deep plum, buttery yellow, coral, copper, and dazzling silvers.


Boxwoods are elegant container plants. They may be cut into balls or fun topiary or left wild. With minimal maintenance, many kinds stay compact and round. For instance, 'Green Gem' has a thick globe form, whereas Petite Pillar is more upright.