6 of the best hanging baskets

Go on, give gardens and front doors some wow factor

A hanging basket bursting with Busy Lizzies, Lobelias or Pelargoniums always give front doors some visual appeal, while adding a splash of colour to shady gardens.

Or, harp back to the seventies and follow the latest summer trend of hanging plant holders indoors.

Take your pick from our round-up of the best hanging baskets

70s style

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Cream macrame hanging plant holder with green leafy plant

(Image credit: Urban Outfitters)

Thought hanging plant holders in your home would never come back into fashion? How wrong you were. Channel your inner seventies star with a charming macramé hanging basket from trend conscious Urban Outfitters. Group them together to create a real talking point.

Iris Macrame Hanging planter, £25, Urban Outfitters.

Wall to wall

Brown and cream woven plant holders on a grey wall

(Image credit: Monty's Vintage Shop)

These unusual wall baskets are a great way of displaying plants both indoors and out. The versatile baskets can also be used for storage anywhere in the house.

Hanging Wall Baskets, £12, Monty's Vintage Shop

Hang time

terracotta hanging plant holder with white flowers planted in and green and white leafy plant

(Image credit: Waitrose)

Add structure to your garden with these sleek terracotta hanging cones. They come with drainage holes and a hanging chain and are great for filling with ivy-leaved
plants, which will hide the basket as they grow downwards.

Large Terracotta Hanging Basket, £17.99, Waitrose


Let it shine

shiny copper hanging plant bowl holding a luscious green plant overflowing down the sides

(Image credit: London Garden Company)

The copper trend isn't going anywhere and its warm, rosy appearance will add a little bit of luster to hanging baskets. Combine the metal of the moment with foliage for a contemporary look inside or out. Metallics are a great accent colour to enhance luscious greenery.

Copper Hanging Bowl Planter, £29.95, London Garden Company.

It's all white

White metal hanging baskets with plant leaves trailing down the sides

(Image credit: IKEA)

With a delicate lace-effect pattern, fill these pretty white hanging baskets with plants that are of the same cultivar (it will look more impressive than having different sizes, shapes and colours).

Skurar Hanging Baskets, £4, Ikea

Got the blues

blue and white ceramic hanging basket with pink flowers

(Image credit: Not on the High Street)

Blue and white is the perfect colourway double act and this weathered ceramic hanging basket will add a Mediterranean vibe to gardens or front porches. Try planting with trailing Iobella or Petunias to make a real statement and add a pop of colour.

Aged Ceramic Hanging Basket, £22, Not on the High Street

For inspiration on what to plant in your chosen design, check out our pick of the best hanging basket flowers.

Happy gardening!