Here are some patio umbrellas that are unabashedly printed, colorful and as cheerful as a spring garden.
Like a pretty skirt. 9-ft Printed Umbrella, $129, www.worldmarket.com
Color al fresco. 9-ft. Cote D'Azure Umbrella, $100, www.wordmarket.com
Umbrellas made from Sunbrella fabric are weather and elements proof. They keep their colors under rain and sun. Fold up umbrellas in inclement weather. An umbrella cover helps to protect when not in use.
Very preppy. 6-ft. Hampshire Stripe Umbrella, $169, www.potterybarn.com
English garden variety. 6-ft. Backyard Floral Umbrella, $169, www.potterybarn.com