Standing on the floor. The place for the large specimen plant is on the floor - placing a heavy pot on a table can make it look unsafe. Bold architectural plants are the usual choice, but there are other possibilities. Flowering standards are best displayed in this way and tall climbers with large leaves also make excellent floor-standing specimens. Interior designers love these tall specimen plants. A matched pair on either side of a door adds symmetry to a large room - a pot stood near a patio door brings the garden indoors.
A floor-standing plant must be chosen with care. Narrow, upright plants can make the ceiling look higher - low, spreading ones have the opposite effect. Remember the receptacle can damage the carpet so place a piece of wood or cork below it.
When gardeners start thinking about garden urns they almost never come up short for ideas on how to use them. In fact, given the apparently endless array of options, choosing what to do with them is sometimes the hardest part of working with garden vases and containers!
Let’s say that you’ve exhausted the traditional uses. You have used urns as containers for crawling ivy and bursts of violet. You have used some tall containers to house sunflowers or even cattails. You’ve got some decorative urns here and there that do nothing but enhance the garden’s aesthetic. Now what?