There’s no denying that sunflowers are bright, beautiful flowers that bring cheer to wherever they’re planted. Planters are an excellent way to keep your flowers contained, incorporate versatility into your garden, and showcase some of your favorites.
There are a few different varieties of sunflowers available. Dwarf sunflowers have smaller seeds than tall sunflowers, resulting in smaller seedlings. Since dwarf varieties don’t need as much space, they can be planted in smaller planters. Whichever type of sunflower you decide to plant, you’ll enjoy their low maintenance and immense beauty.
You may be wondering what planters are best for your sunflowers. To help you out, we compiled a list of 10 incredible sunflower planters to get you started. So, let’s get to it!
Dwarf Sunflower Planters
The ideal sized planter for dwarf sunflowers is around 2 gallons. Check out these great options:
1. Self-Watering Planter
This plastic planter has a smooth, glossy green appearance. The planter is self-aerating, meaning air circulates well throughout it. It functions well both indoors and outdoors.
If you’re ever concerned about whether or not your plant has enough water, this may be the perfect planter for you. The reservoir at the bottom of the planter holds enough water for up to 2 weeks of watering. When the soil needs some more moisture, it can simply draw the water into it without damaging the root system.
2. Set Of 2 Ceramic Planters
These blue and white ceramic planters will pair wonderfully with a cluster of dwarf sunflowers in them. The colors would be vibrant and completely eye-catching. These ceramic planters are .4 inches thick, making them extra durable and insulated. Use them indoors or outdoors, depending on your preference.
The bottoms of the pots have a drainage hole in them so that the root systems don’t get rotten from sitting water. They come with a silicone plug for the drainage hole in order to control the water flow.
3. Sage Square Planter
This square sage-colored planter will complement the green of the dwarf sunflowers beautifully. The planter is crafted from a blend of stone and resin, making it very durable and long-lasting. The square contoured shape gives it a unique shape that contrasts with the soft foliage of the flowers.
The material of the planter is UV and frost resistant. This means it can withstand many seasons and maintain its gorgeous sage hue. The bottom is footed in order to support air circulation. It also has a built-in water reservoir drainage system.
4. Ruby Slipper Planter
An excellent way to add even more color into your garden is with the planter you choose. No denying that this ruby red planter will catch the eye. There are even some sweeping black strokes in it to add more depth to it. It’s suitable for indoor or outdoor use and is weather and UV resistant.
The lightweight and durable construction makes this planter easy to move around. While it doesn’t have drainage holes in it, you can easily drill some into it as needed.
5. Gray Marbled Planter
Take a look at these gorgeous marbled, concrete-looking planters. The tapered shape is ideal for your flowers and will help draw attention to them. The recycled plastic and stone powder ensures that the planters are lightweight yet very durable and can withstand the test of weather and temperature. Use them both indoors and outdoors.
The planters feature a raised drainage hole in order to drain the excess water while maintaining a small reservoir of water for when it’s necessary. They’re very porous, breathable planters.
Tall Sunflower Planters
The ideal sized planter for tall sunflowers is 5 gallons or larger. Check out these great options:
6. Faux Barrel Planter
This resin planter has a very realistic barrel appearance, making it extremely aesthetically pleasing. Your tall sunflowers will tower in this planter and look gorgeous. It measures 10.25 inches in height and 15 inches in width at the top. It’s lightweight yet very durable and can withstand the climate of the changing seasons.
7. Distressed Copper Resin Planter
With this resin planter, you get the benefit of a gorgeous distressed copper appearance without the cumbersome weight if it was real copper. It has a 6-gallon capacity, perfect for a cluster of sunflowers. Though it doesn’t have drainage holes on the bottom, you can easily drill holes into them.
You can use this planter indoors or outdoors and it’s very weather-resistant. Because it’s UV-resistant, its color will not fade.
8. Blue Resin Planter
Don your backyard, balcony, or any garden with this blue resin planter. It has an immense capacity of just over 8 gallons, perfect for filling with your tall sunflowers. It’s crafted from a lightweight, durable resin that withstands the forces of nature.
The two-toned blue and brown glazed look is very aesthetically pleasing and can be used either indoors or outdoors. It’s been reported that this planter looks even better in person.
9. Ribbed Planter
When you order this product, you’ll receive 4 of these amazing ribbed planters. They have such a unique shape to them that they’ll only look more amazing with flowers inside of them. The capacity of each planter is 6 gallons. Its neutral stone color helps the plants and foliage pop.
While they look like heavy-duty stone planters, they’re actually constructed from a low-density polyresin that’s light-weight and high-quality. Even though the planters don’t have drainage holes, you can drill holes into the designated spots. Its double-walled design keeps it well-insulated in changing climate conditions.
10. Tall Square Planter
A tall square planter like this one is perfect for flanking your door or placing it on the balcony. This vase has a small base that gradually widens near the top, so it will make your flowers look full and gorgeous.
This vase comes in a range of sizes, so you can pick the size that best suits your garden setup. It also comes in several colors — charcoal, espresso, and black — so you can choose the color that best matches your landscaping aesthetic.
Customers that have used this planter say that it’s beautiful, sturdy, and lightweight.
Let us know in the comments section below which planter you’re going to get for your sunflowers! Before you go, make sure to check out these other plant guides: