Greens and delicate florals not only bring a cozy feel to your space, but their refreshing colors and textures rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul like nothing else. Beautifying your balcony into a beautiful garden with stimulating and whimsical plants can easily invigorate your senses while adding a new dimension to your home. Here we offer you 5 types of flowering plants that acclimatize well to life in a container, look super cool on your balcony, spread their fragrance and are easy to maintain. So, let’s create a spectacular balcony garden, shall we?
Succulents are quite easy to care for and low maintenance, they work great for a beautiful backyard balcony. If you live in a warm climate, two groups of plants called sedums and sempervivums thrive outdoors. All it needs is water when the soil is dry and they will last longer. Be sure not to overwater them as this may cause them to rot.
2. Sweet Alyssum
The mix of lavender and white colors that these flowering plants provide is just enough to rejuvenate your senses. Sweet Alyssum contains a delicate and sweet fragrance that will keep your balcony super fresh all day long. Plant them in hanging baskets and water them occasionally to keep them flowering. Keep them in the sun to bring out the best in these flowering plants.
The vibrant mix of bright pink and lime green of caladium leaves is perfect for a springtime balcony garden. Plus, its striking heart-shaped leaves add to its beauty and are sure to attract colorful butterflies. The height of these plants ranges from about 10 inches to 2 feet tall. Be sure to buy one according to the area of your balcony. Put it in a striking white marble pot to create a mesmerizing exterior.
4. New Guinea Impatiens
Cheerful and bright shades of peach and hot pink are equally beautiful and add a touch of vibrancy in the garden as well as in you. They are the most durable flowering plants and a reliable choice for long seasons. These bubbly, energetic flowers look their best when planted in a pot versus hanging baskets. Keep watering them in extremely hot temperatures to prevent any dry, wrinkled blooms.
Want to add rejuvenating tropical vibes to your summer garden? The exotic blooms and gorgeous rich colors of hibiscus make a beautiful addition to your balcony garden. Be sure to choose the size according to the size of the pot and read the label before buying as some varieties spread wildly. Hibiscus needs full sun and occasional water to grow beautifully.
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