Houseplants are having a moment and for good reason. They not only can help purify the air and boost your mood, but also provide effortless decor. In addition to the natural beauty of sprightly leaves and earthy hues, the planters housing the greenery provide another inspiring decorative element.
Below, we’ve rounded up all sorts of charming planters, from the architectural and understated to the bright and whimsical. These picks range in size and are grouped by type: tabletop, floor, or hanging.
When purchasing planters, do note whether they come with drainage holes. If a planter has drainage holes, you may want a saucer or tray underneath to collect extra water. If there are no drainage holes, consider using it as a cachepot and plant in a smaller plastic pot with drainage holes that will go inside the more stylish vessel.
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Perfect for a side table, console table, or the kitchen counter, small- to medium-size planters look good on their own or as an ensemble. Feel free to get as kooky or minimalist as you want.
Sita Textured Planter
With adorable feet and a texture finish, this 6-inch earthenware planter gives your plant and home some extra personality.
Archromo Planter and Tray
Streamlined and sculptural, this stoneware planter stands like a little piece of architecture. It’s available in four colors and includes a drainage tray.
Marble Shape Planter
Bring the ultra-trendy white marble trend home with these sleek planters, available in round or square.
Grecian Bust Pot
Made of hand-painted cement, this sculptural piece feels elevated and fun at the same time.
Bigger plants, like a trendy fiddle-leaf fig tree, will need to go in larger-size floor planters. You can also make a bigger statement with moderately-sized plants by putting them on plant stands.
Brass Planter With Stand
Part of Target’s midcentury-inspired line, Project 62, this design elevates a potted plant with a tripod stand and shiny planter.
Basket Small White Planter
Rattan meets graphic appeal in this planter design, also available in black and bigger sizes. It’s designed to be watertight with a tin liner.
Rivet Mid-Century Ceramic Planter with Stand
Add a stylish accent with this color-blocked planter—it graces the patio of news editor Megan Barber and is available in four colors and various sizes.
Large Hyde Ceramic Planter Untitled
This no-nonsense floor planter from the Sill conveniently includes a drainage hole and saucer.
Bistro Rattan Planter and Stand
Perfect for boho lovers, this rattan planter and stand brings warmth and coziness to any room.
Ah, hanging plants, they’re not just for the dreamy dens of Instagram. Try the style out yourself with these picks and let those vines trail.
Raj Hanging Planters
Go a little bit modern, glam, and industrial with these shiny orbs suspended on chains, available in a smaller silver design and a larger gold design. Hang one or multiple.
Hanging Deco Pot by Ferm Living
The arches above the powder-coated metal pot add an extra decorative touch to this moody modern hanging planter.
Rattan Round Hanging Planter
Filed under so-extra-but-so-good: This hanging planter from Target’s boho-inspired Opalhouse line is uber Instagrammable and just plain cute.
Kannon Matte Glaze Stoneware Hanging Planter
This set of four stoneware planters lets you create a small hanging garden. Just beware: The branch pictured here is not included, though that’s a very neat idea.
Sloth Hanging Planter
Urban Outfitters has kind of a reputation for adorable sloth things, and this planter is just further proof. The ceramic sloth hangs on twine.
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