Funky frost-proof outdoor planters

These tough but trendy planters will keep your winter display in good shape

Unique garden planters

by Angela Kenny |
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Bleak winter garden be gone! When the leaves drop and flowers fade, these shapely offerings have got your back. With frost-proof designs that resemble smiles on the side and those that remind of us wine glasses, super-sized, when it comes to preparing for this year's winter chill, we're loving it!

In every imaginable colour, you'll be spoiled for choice. For a quick and easy super-modern display, group together pots in the same style but in varying different heights and sizes. They tend to look best when grouped in odd numbers such as three or five. Fill with the same plant in all, or choose a colour or shape that’s included in all of them.

Whatever your budget, there’s no need to pack up your garden and wait for the arrival of spring. Even when it's cold and rainy, these planters will fill your outdoor space with eye-catching cheer.

Our pick of the best outdoor planters for a winter garden

Wine in a million Is it just us, or do these look like huge wine glasses?! They’re made from lightweight recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and will instantly add winter cheer!

Elho frost-proof planter
Price: £109.99/H38cm

Take the edge A checklist for the perfect pot partner... shapely, lightweight, eco-friendly, unbreakable and  weatherproof. This polyethylene plastic Anthracite Pure Edge 40 Pot ticks all the boxes.

Bubbilicious These Bublio pots, made from durable recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET), come in a range of sizes, colours and finishes – you can even choose how many bubbles you want.

pink concrete frost-proof planter
Price: £121.45/H23cm

Get into the groove For a talking point pot, you can’t beat a mix of eye-popping pink and groovy geo shape. Concrete Plant Pot in Pink Metallic, £121.45/H23cm

hexagonal frost-proof planter
Price: £43/29cm

Sexy hexy Whether solo or as a pair, your winter garden will never be bare with these weather-resistant Verve Gardon Fibreclay Hexagonal Plant Pots with drainage holes, £87/40cm and £43/29cm

Raise a smile Tilt your head to the left and these recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) Musico planters look like smiles! In heights 60cm, 90cm and 1.2m.

triangle plastic frost-proof planter
Price: £20.76/H12.7cm

Get the point? All right, all right, this one may be small but we’re coming at it from a succulent/herb angle – perfect for patio tables.

Booster shot Give your winter garden a shot of much-needed colour and shape with the recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) Booster, in a huge range of RAL colours.

Hole in one! With the looks and toughness of concrete, this fibreglass Airflor Plant Pot in Dark Grey is much lighter and easier to move around.

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