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Strategist writer David Notis was understandably skeptical before ordering a
fiddle-leaf fig from the new Amazon Plants Store, writing that “the idea of something as complex (in the multicellular sense) and delicate as a plant being processed through Amazon’s vast shipping network in a cardboard box makes me a little uncomfortable.” But when his plant arrived alive and unblemished, Notis was won over, along with the rest of us. For total one-stop shopping, we unearthed the best pots, planters, and vases on Amazon for our new houseplants.
W.W. Industries Rose Gold 4-inch Succulent Plant Pot
succulent in a rose-gold pot may be predictably millennial, but this metallic pot beautifully brings out the warm colors of the notoriously low-maintenance starter plant.
T4U 2.25-inch Ice Cream Plant Pots With Bamboo Trays (Set of 3)
These tiny, marble pots include bamboo trays to capture water and soil leakage. Fill the pastel set with a
variety of succulents.
T4U Rachel’s Choice 3-inch Ball-Shape Plant Pots With Bamboo Tray (Set of 4)
Also including bamboo trays, these ceramic mini-pots would be right at home at an
Binwen 6-inch Modern White Ceramic Planter Pot With Drainage Bamboo Tray
Pull together a cluster of succulents in this round planter for an easy and understated centerpiece.
Exquis Home 6.5-inch White Ceramic Plant Containers With Gold and Grey Detailing (Set of 2)
For slightly medium-size plants, like this
royal-purple bougainvillea, go with one of these clean-lined ceramic planters with delicate gold accents.
Chive Ceramic Flower and Plant Container With Drainage Hole and Detachable Saucer (White, Large)
A playful scalloped-edge keeps this bright white pot from feeling plain. It’s the perfect blank canvas for displaying a favorite plant.
Better-Way Diamond Round Ceramic Orchid Flower Container — 6-inch, Red
If you prefer bright colors, this glazed coral pot will pop in any space. Let it be the star with a comparatively muted, but undeniably elegant,
Mkono Ceramic Planter With Metal Stand
This streamlined white-and-gold planter adds unfussy style to an end table or nightstand. Try it with a petite
Better-Way High Waist Planter — 5.7-inch, Gray
Grandma Smiley’s Large Decorative Galvanized Bronze Metal Planter Pail
Plant some mellow-smelling
lavender in this bronze planter and put it near the bathtub for a spalike experience, or on your nightstand, since science suggests that it may help you sleep.
LoveBoutique Ceramic Flower Plant Pot, Size 4-inch, 6-inch and 7-inch — Modern (Set of 3)
Display all three of these white-and-black vases on a windowsill together, or scatter them throughout a room or apartment for a unifying theme.
Rivet Modern Geometric Ceramic Planter
The muted rose color and textured geometric print give this planter an almost-handmade look.
La Jolie Muse Hanging Resin Planters, Large 13.2-inch, Gray (Set of 2)
Hanging plants naturally feel bohemian, and these earthy, stone hanging planters complete the look. Let some
English ivy hang down from the pot.
Mkono Macrame Ceramic Hanging Planter Small
Mkono Macrame Jute Rope Plant Hanger with Beads
Another plant hanger from Mkono. This one, made from jute rope with wooden beads, has more of a hippie feel. Swap in any pot to customize the look.
Peach & Pebble Modern Terracotta Planter
A simple, clean, modern planter in a
Yeezy Season 2-approved color palette.
Modernica Case Study Ceramic Planter With Wood Stand — Small — White
Modernica Ceramic Desktop Cylinder Planter — Pebble/Wood Stand
It also comes in a smaller version that could easily be the focal point of your triangular walnut
Rivet Mid-Century Ceramic Planter with Iron Stand
Another nice planter/stand combo that comes in a few different colors. This pinkish-red option has a Southwestern feel and would be a good home for desert-dwelling cacti and succulents.
Modernica Ceramic Large Cylinder Planter — Charcoal/Metal Stand
Of course there’s also an all-black version for the color-averse.
Sosibon Large Seagrass Belly Basket With Handles (Natural)
On the softer side of the style spectrum, try this large woven basket as a planter for the fiddle-leaf fig or
Abigail’s Ceramic Vinci Criss Cross Pattern Planter, White, Large 11-inch
A bit reminiscent of a Grecian urn, this ceramic planter is sturdy enough for an
outdoor space, if you’re lucky enough to have one.
Stone & Beam Modern Ceramic Vase With Geometric Pattern, 7.7-inch, White
For the rest of us, there’s this smaller vase in a similar style that would easily accommodate a slim-stemmed
Novelty Round Glazetone Planter, 16-Inch, Mocha
Another outdoor option, this planter has rubber feet to prevent staining outdoor surfaces, and a removable drain plug for excess water.
Bloomingville Scalloped Round Ceramic Flower Pot, Sky Blue
While it’s small enough to sit on a windowsill or desk, this pot has room for a larger plant, like a
split-leaf philodendron thanks to its wide-mouth opening.
Cyan Design Rogue Vase Planter
Turquoise-swirled glass with golden flecks, this vase is worth displaying on its own — or with a
hydrangea shrub in a complimentary shade of blue.
Pistachio Green Ceramic Textured Planters (Set of 2)
These vintage-inspired planters look like something you might find at a yard sale. But in a good way. They also come in white and yellow. The white is nice and simple; the yellow is fun but gives off strong corn-on-the-cob vibes.
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