Updated March 24, 2020 by Samuel Moyle

The 9 Best Planter Urns

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This wiki has been updated 6 times since it was first published in March of 2020. Planter urns bridge the artistry of antiquity and the ingenuity of modern materials, tying together indoor and outdoor spaces with ornamental pieces that are well suited to house some of Mother Nature's most beautiful creations. Whether planting flowers or training topiary shrubs, these elegant receptacles are sure to please both professional and amateur horticulturalists alike. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best planter urn on Amazon.

9. Christopher Knight Moroccan

8. H Potter Rustic

7. Bloem Grecian

6. HowPlumb 12"

5. Southern Patio Utopian

4. Bloem Pedestal

3. FCMP Outdoor Heritage

2. Novelty Grecian

1. Novelty Classic

Special Honors

Amedeo Design In addition to a section dedicated completely to customizable planter urns, this purveyor of classically inspired containers also does fountains, statues, and other decorative pieces. Each design is crafted from a strong and lightweight trademarked material that is reparable and backed by a lifetime guaranty and warranty. amedeodesign.com

The Home Depot While it might seem like a no-brainer, The Home Depot has a great selection of urn planters made from a range of materials, many of which have been decently vetted by other customers. Since they've got plenty of brick and mortar stores, you could even go out and take a look at your options in person before settling. homedepot.com

Editor's Notes

March 22, 2020:

If you aren’t purchasing artificial plants or trees to go along with your urn planter, don’t forget to make a checklist of handy items that might help you along. While you don’t necessarily need a whole gardening kit to get the job done, you should consider getting a small trowel for shoveling soil so you don’t end up using a large spoon or cake slicer like I always find myself doing when planting. If you’re planting multiple items in one or several urns and want to keep track, using garden markers never hurts.

While the FCMP Outdoor Heritage and H Potter Rustic stretch the definition of “urn” when it comes to planters, both share many of the traits that define the genre, and would be used in essentially the same situations, fulfilling the same function, so it felt like they wanted to be on the list. While I would have liked to include more designs with attractive relief work such as the Christopher Knight Moroccan, verifying the quality and reception of many offerings proved difficult.


Samuel Moyle
Last updated on March 24, 2020 by Samuel Moyle

Samuel Johnson Moyle is a writer residing in Portland, Oregon, with his artist wife and two jobless cats. In addition to researching for Ezvid Wiki, he assists students in Portland State University’s writing center, teaches college courses such as 222 Research Writing and 323 Writing as a Critical Inquiry, and does every front-of-house job imaginable at Portland’s most popular restaurant, where he has worked for over ten years. He earned his bachelor and TESOL certification at Portland State before heading to Tokyo to teach ESL and later returned to his alma mater to earn his master’s in English as a fully funded graduate assistant. His range of job and life experiences grant him expertise in categories including camping, outdoors, pets, furniture, and more.


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