Ellipse Corten Steel Planter
- Self-Protecting Rust Finish Over Time
- Drainage Holes
- 3mm Thick as Standard (Up to 6mm Bespoke)
- Made From High Quality Corten Steel
- WARNING: During The Weathering Period
- Run-off Can Stain Adjacent Materials
This Corten Steel planter brings a radical change to the Adezz corten range of planters. Ergonomically designed they will bring a softer approach to your landscaping design.
As these planters have no right angle corners they are perfect for areas with high footfall like public spaces. Due to there elliptical shape they present a a totally different look to to the rest of the corten steel range. Corten steel also known as weathering steel
How Your Planter Will Weather
- When your planter arrives it will depending, on when it was manufactured will be the colour of freshly manufactured steel, with a dark oily coating or in a stage of patina.
- As your Corten Steel planter begins to weather, the oily residue will break down.
- Your planter will begin to change colour, during this stage – the ‘run-off’ may stain stone or concrete surfaces that it comes into contact with.
- After 9 months, some ‘run-off’ may still occur.
Corten Steel (or weathering steel) is an alloy that naturally forms a rust coating the over the first 9 months or so of it being exposed to the weather. Interestingly, due to the composition of this special alloy, this rust coating forms a protective layer they prevents further rusting. The steel underneath remains unimpaired as the outer layer continues to protect and regenerate as it exposed to water and oxygen.
One of the most striking landmarks in Britain, The Angel of the North, by the artist Anthony Gormly is made of COR-TEN weathering steel. It is one of many remarkable structures in the world made of weathering steel including but not limited to the Barclays Centre, The Chicago Picasso Sculpture and the Australian centre for contemporary art. COR-TEN (CORrosion resistance TENsile strength) weathering steel was first invented by United States Steel for use in the manufacture of ore transports. Since it was creation in the 1930’s, a slew of artists and designers have seen the potential of Corten weathering steel to create installations of great style and beauty. This is adezz range is a notable addition to that list.
You will see in the gallery and image representing the aging process that Corten steel goes through, and although this is outlined in the section above – you can see in the image the range of shades these planters take on as they form their protective coating.
Flora Select offers a wide range of pots and garden planters. With the variety of the range that is provided, it is easy to find pots for any design style. Whether that design style is modern or traditional, rustic or contemporary – you will be able to find the planters and plants to suit it.
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To order simply click on the category of your choice and browse through our extensive range of planters on offer. Use the full colour pictures and useful descriptions to help you identify the best planters for your garden. If you are looking for a particular planter, or size that is not on the website then give us a call and we will do our best to source it for you, or offer a suitable alternative.
We supply a high quality delivery service to all areas of mainland UK, for a flat rate of £8.50 for most of the items, however larger items are sent via pallet at a delivery cost of £40. Adezz products are delivered free apart from the Highlands for special items and locations the cost will be higher.
We are able to deliver outside the mainland UK but please contact us first for a delivery price. Orders to Northern Ireland will incur an additional charge. We aim to deliver within 1-2 working days, providing the planters you have ordered are in stock. Sometimes this can take longer.
All our pots are expertly wrapped and packaged, to prevent damages or delays in transit.