We’re halfway through April and if you haven’t already started to think about adding plants and flowers to your patio, now is the time. Plants and flowers are a great way to bring color and life to your outdoor space and we promise you, time on your patio will be even more relaxing when you are surrounded by beautiful greenery and fragrant flowers. An added bonus, plants and flowers attract pollinators, so you’ll be able to relax on your patio and watch butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds fill your outdoor space.
Whether you are interested in container plants, window boxes, or beds of annuals, perennials, and shrubs, here are some of the best patio plants to consider when you hit your local greenhouse.
Ornamental grasses look amazing in pots, tall types are great to use for privacy in your backyard if you don’t have a fence, and you’ll love how the grasses sway in a breeze. Who wouldn’t love such a relaxing view to enjoy while having your morning coffee or a glass of wine at the end of the day? Look for perennial grasses, which will save you from replanting year after year.
A fun option for your patio, succulents are hearty plants that come in hundreds of sizes, shapes, and colors. If you struggle to keep plants alive, succulents are the way to go.
These are just 3 options to consider when shopping for the best patio plants, there are so many choices to be made. Keep in mind the space you are wanting to put the plant and the conditions of that area, like how much direct sunlight or shade the plant will get. It’s important to consider these conditions when plant shopping. Your local greenhouse expert can point you in the right direction and help you get that patio space looking lush in no time!