Have you ever thought that shrubs also bring beauty to your home yet? With our ideas today, you will be convinced by their natural beauty. And here are 30 Beautiful Shrubs To Grow In Containers that they can grow well. Whether you have a small patio garden, a rooftop garden, a balcony garden, or a big backyard garden this list of best shrubs for containers will provide you so many options to choose from. Growing them, you not only have beautiful flowers to see every morning but also your garden will be more impressive and vivid. It’s time to check them out with us.
If you are garden-lover, growing these shrubs are easy. Most of them are adopted well with the change of natural environment because they have intense vitality. Thus, if you have not much time to take care of them, no problem!
#1 Abutilon (Flowering Maple)
This shrub is also called “Indian Mallow” or “Flowering Maple”. It is a beautiful shrub that grows around 1 m tall when grown in containers. It has beautiful hibiscus and hollyhock-like flowers.
This shrub requires acidic soil to grow. It is called “Pieris Japonica” or “Lily of the valley shrub” is an excellent bush for container gardens. It can grow up to 2 m tall.
This anisodontea is suitable for both warm tropical climate and temperate. It grows in full sun and requires dry soil to thrive. Thus, a balcony, terrace (roof) or patio facing south or West is perfect for this shrub.
Aster comes in a variety of colors and blooms prolifically. It is an easy to grow plant that blooms in summer and fall. It is suitable for cool temperate zones with mild summers but can be grown in tropics in winter.
#5 Aucuba Japonica
It is one of the best shrubs for containers. You can grow it for its beautiful foliage as its flowers are not as aesthetic.
Azalea is one of the most profusely blooming flowering plants. It requires moist soil, partial sun, and acidic soil to thrive.
This beautiful ever-blooming perennial shrub is so vibrant and colorful and almost require no care. It needs full sun and dry soil to thrive, and it is not susceptible to many pests and diseases.
#8 Callistemon (Bottlebrush)
This is a Beautiful shrub that attracts pollinators and looks exquisite in its bright red blooms, (it also comes in other colors like purplish pink, lemon yellow or white). You can grow bottle brush in colder zones in the pot, but it requires care in winter.
It is one of the most beautiful flowering shrubs! It can be grown well in pots with rich acidic soil and regular maintenance.
This shrub is tough, drought tolerant and thrives without requiring care a lot. There are so many cultivars to choose from, it is suitable for pots and thrives in a sunny location. You can also grow it in a rock garden