African Penguin Textile Plant Pot Storage Basket by The Owlery

Brand: The Owlery

Product Code: AF-PL-SML

Availability:In stock

£16.00 16.00


This African penguin textile pot is a multi-versatile container, perfect for putting plants in and hiding those ugly plastic plants pots. This penguin themed planter has a square base and measures approximately 10cm square, with a height of approximately 14cm without the top turned over and 12cm with the turnover. This planter is lined with a waterproof fabric, perfect for catching drips after watering.

This plant post is perfect for house plants, succulents and cacti or herbs on the kitchen window. 

Each pot is designed and made in the UK by Sheffield based designer Benjamin from The Owlery, created from digitally printed cotton and lined with a waterproof fabric, perfect for catching stray drips. As this is a completely handmade product, the print placement may vary slightly as each plant pot lining is cut from a different part of the fabric. 

Also available in a larger size featuring an Emperor Penguin print 

How to use this African Penguin Planter
 - Pop your cactus or succulent (in the plastic plant pot) into our custom printed textile plant pots
- When it's time to water (every 3-4 weeks) take the cactus or succulent out of the textile planter, water it and leave it to drain on the draining board
- When the excess water has drained off pop the cactus or succulent back in the pot. 

How to use with plants needing water every few days:
- either follow the steps above or use a small plastic tray or dish in the bottom of the fabric plant pot and water your plant while it is in the planter. 

Note: The waterproof lining is designed to catch small drips. It is not designed for lots of water so it is recommended that you leave your plant to drain or use a small dish and try and avoid over watering. 

Washing instructions:
If you need to clean your plant pot - dry clean only and iron on a medium heat.

Delivery Information

Free UK Delivery on orders over £29
£2.95 via Royal Mail 2nd Class to the UK
£3.45 via Royal Mail 1st Class to the UK
£1.50 for stationery & other flat items via Royal Mail 1st Class Standard

from £5.90 for a small parcel

Economy (Up to 21 working days) £6.90
Express (5-7 working days) £10.90

All parcels are sent via Royal Mail

Returns Policy

UK Returns are FREE and we offer a 100 Day Returns guarantee - not happy? changed your mind? No worries! You can return any item up to 100 days after delivery as long as it is unused and in the same condition that you received it in.

Just send us a message via email at or message us on our Messenger chat bar on the website and we will email you with a free postage label.

About Us

Owner Sophie With Pici the PenguinHi, I'm Sophie and this all started with a small request... of a penguin for Christmas! Now, I didn't get a real penguin, but a steady stream of penguin toys started being bought for me and this was the beginning of my penguin obsession.

After I received Pici the Penguin, a super soft penguin toy from The Deep which became my firm favourite, I started to chronicle his adventures on Instagram, along with the rest of my large, fast growing, penguin toy collection.

I began searching far and wide for new and even more adorable penguin goods, but I was dissapointed that there wasn't anywhere to go and find cute penguin themed items all in one place.

After chatting about the lack of penguin shops in the UK a friend asked me why I hadn't set one up myself - and after talking about the idea and getting encouragement from friends and family, I decided to fix it and The Penguin Patrol became a reality!

As a small business, I wanted to make sure that local UK makers and designers were supported alongside the big name toy brands so you will always find something unique at The Penguin Patrol. 

To penguins!






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