Just about any plant can be grown in a flower pot. Flower pots are most typically found in terra cotta, ceramic and plastic pots. Flower pots can be moved around easily to accommodate a plants' shade and sun requirements. Flower pots also allow you to grow adjust specifically for a plant's alkaline or acidic soil levels. Because plants grown in flower pots have access to a limited amount of soil, it's important to strictly adhere to their watering and feeding requirements. The ideal flower pot should be 1/3 to 1/2-inches in diameter when compared to the height of the plant your potting. Flower pots should always have holes drilled in the bottom to allow excess water to drain away from the soil. Flower pots range from $10 to $80 online.