Yeah, that’s right! A flowerpot is extremely suitable as an umbrella stand. The material of a flowerpot is used to humidity.
The best is a flowerpot with a little more length. A wider flowerpot is less suitable.
A pottery vase
Especially the shape of (most) vases is ideal as an umbrella stand. We even find a vase that is not made of glass the most beautiful.
Most wicker baskets have a kind of plastic layer on the inside. This makes the wicker basket suitable as a flowerpot, but also as an umbrella stand.
The higher the wicker basket, the better.