Set Background image in Flutter

If you use a Container as the body of the Scaffold, its size will be accordingly the size of its child, and usually that is not what you want when you try to add a background image to your app.

Widget build(BuildContext context) {
  return new Scaffold(
    body: new Stack(
      children: <Widget>[
        new Container(
          decoration: new BoxDecoration(
            image: new DecorationImage(image: new AssetImage("images/background.jpg"), fit: BoxFit.cover,),
        new Center(
          child: new Text("Hello background"),