5 Types of Plants You Can Use to Create a Stunning Balcony Garden

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Here are 5 flowering plants that adapt well to container life, look great on your balcony, spread their fragrance and are low maintenance.








5 Types of Plants You Can Use to Create a Stunning Balcony Garden





Greens and delicate florals not only add a cozy feel to your space, but their vibrant colors and textures revitalize your mind, body, and soul like nothing else. Creating a beautiful garden on your balcony with stimulating and whimsical plants can easily invigorate your senses while adding a new dimension to your home. Here are 5 flowering plants that adapt well to container life, look great on your balcony, spread their fragrance and are low maintenance. So how about creating a spectacular balcony garden?












Delicious

Succulents are low maintenance and easy to care for, making them ideal for a beautiful garden balcony. If you live in a warm climate, two families of plants called sedums and sempervivums thrive outdoors. All it takes is water when the soil is dry, and it will last longer. Be sure not to overwater them as this will cause them to rot.

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, sweet scent 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.

caladium

Caladium leaves in a vibrant mix of hot pink and lime green are ideal for a springtime balcony garden.












Plus, its eye-catching heart-shaped leaves add to its allure and are sure to attract colorful butterflies. These plants range in height from about 10 inches to 2 feet. Make sure you buy one that fits the size of your balcony. Set it in a striking white marble pot to create an eye-catching outdoor display.

New Guinea Impatiens

Cheerful, bright shades of peach and hot pink are equally lovely and add a touch of vibrancy to the garden and to you. They are the hardiest flowering plants and a safe bet for long seasons. Compared to hanging baskets, these bubbly, energetic flowers work best when planted in a pot. Keep watering them in extremely hot weather to prevent dry, wrinkled blooms.

Hibiscus

Do you want to imbue your summer garden with rejuvenating tropical vibes? Exotic hibiscus flowers and gorgeous rich colors make a beautiful addition to your balcony garden.












Be sure to choose the correct pot size and read the label before buying, as some varieties spread widely. Hibiscus grows best in full sun and with regular watering.











First published: June 13, 2022, 09:53 IST



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