Spring Flower Packs, Pots & Trays!

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Spring Flower Packs, Pots & Trays, oh my!

Spring Flower Packs, Pots & Trays, oh my!

Typically available April through July.

Spring flower packs, pots and trays full of the best quality annual flowers are great for when you want to create your own container, hanging basket or for designing and planting your own flower bed. 

InColor grows a large assortment of spring flower packs, pots and trays. Sizes and designs vary by availability and retailer, so we recommend checking your local InColor retail partner for our great selections! It's first come, first served!


Want to create a stunning outdoor garden?

Here are some reasons why we love flower packs, pots & trays and tips for creating your own amazing garden design!

Annual flower packs are a great way to change the look of your garden from year to year

Annual Flowers

Annual flowers are plants that complete their entire growing cycle in one season.

Annual flowers can help liven up any space with a magnificent display of color and texture. From charming calibrachoas to vibrant vincas and everything in between we are confident that you can find the perfect combinations of flower packs, pots, and trays to liven up your outdoor space. 

They put their energy towards rapidly growing flowers and seeds to propagate from one generation to the next. All roots and leaves of the plant die annually or each year. 

Annual flower packs are a great way to change the look of your garden from year to year!
READ: 8 Annuals to Grow in Colorado
Perennial flower packs establish plants that come back every year

Perennial Flowers

Perennials are plants that come back every year.

They invest their energy growing strong root systems and thick stalks and foliage to last most harsh conditions.

With durable root systems, they will provide foliage or ground cover year-round but will only provide blooms after its first full year of growth during the spring and summer time.

Perennials come in an endless array of colors, textures, and sizes. From Colorado native columbines to lavish lavender bushes, InColor grows several popular perennial flower packs that grow very well in this area to add interest to your garden.

READ: 5 Perennials to Grow in Colorado
3 factors to consider when choosin flower packs

3 factors to consider

  1. Water: With warm summer temps and minimal rain, its important you are prepared to water the flower packs in your garden more often or select drought-tolerant plants instead.
  2. Sunlight: Sunlight is key to a plant's success. Some areas may get full sun, partial sun or shade. Knowing your area will help with selecting flower packs. Full sun: 6 hours or more of direct sunlight. Partial sun: 3-6 hours of direct sunlight. Shade: 3 or less hours of direct sunlight.
  3. Garden Design: Creating the garden of your dreams with flower packs has unlimited opportunities. Consider your color palette and available space along with water and sunlight.
Planting Pro Tip for selecting and planting flower packs

Planting Pro Tip!

Height, fill and texture are just as important as the color of the flower packs you select. 

The way you arrange your new plants can instantly improve the look and feel of your garden space or container.

A common way to start designing your garden is the “Thriller, Filler, Spiller” method. 

This technique utilizes three different types of plants to create a well-rounded and upscale look. 

Keep scrolling to learn how you can expertly design and plant your new InColor flower packs.

Thrillers plants add height and drama

Step 1: Thriller Plants

  • Thrillers are plants with heights that can add drama and a vertical element to your garden space or container garden.
  • Thrillers can be flowering plants, foliage plant or even ornamental grasses.
  • Thrillers are commonly planted in the center of the planting area or towards the back.
  • If you will be viewing the container from the front, plant the thriller in the back. 
  • Other examples of thriller plants are: Pennisetum Rubrum, Canna Lily, Caladium, Dracaena, Alocasia, Angelonia, Cordyline, Cosmos, Saliva, Ornamental grass
Filler plants help your garden look full

Step 2: Filler Plants

  • Fillers tend to be more rounded or mounded and help your garden space or container garden look full.
  • Fillers are commonly placed in front of, or around the Thriller plants.
  • Fillers are midsize, mounding or rounded plants that surround and enhance the thriller and fill the space in the planting areas.
  • You can use one filler or opt for two or three different varieties of plants depending on design. 

  • Other examples of filler plants are: Petunia, Calibrachoa, Marigolds, Dahlia, Coleus, Begonias, Lantana, Geraniums, Caladium, Gerbera, Gazanias.
Spillers are trailing plants that hang over the border of your garden

Step 3: Spiller Plants

  • Spillers anchor the overall look of your garden space or container garden.
  • Spillers are trailing plants that hang over the border of a garden bed or container garden.
  • Spillers are placed near the edge.
  • Look for spillers that either echo or contrast shape, color or texture from the other plants in the pot.

Other examples of spiller plants are: Ipomoea, Bacopa, Lobularia, Vinca Vine, Lysimachia, Alyssum, Ivy, Trailing Begonia and Dichondra. Using the Thriller, Filler, Spiller method removes the complication from your garden space or container design and allows you to have fun and use your creativity!