Gardening

9 hanging outdoor plants


A must-have for balconies, the hanging or suspended plant allows you to form pretty cascades of flowers.

On the terrace or on the balcony, in the garden to cover an embankment or rockery, here are 9 essential hanging plants.

To discover :

  • Delicate hanging plants

Hanging plants for the balcony

The balcony deserves to be furnished with hanging plants. The pots are hung using hooks on the balcony above or on the railing. So, without taking up space on the ground, your little exterior is covered with colorful flowers. These three frost plants are cultivated in annuals or returned in winter.

Begonia

  • Variety: Begonia Pendula 'Illumination® Salmon'
  • Flowering period: from June to November
  • Interest: a drooping but voluminous habit that offers large semi-double salmon pink flowers
  • Exhibition: sun, partial shade, shade (fears frost)
  • Ground : rich, fresh but drained
  • The little extra? Its long flowering even in the shade!

Lobelia

  • Variety: Lobelia x erinus ‘Purple Star’
  • Flowering period: June to October
  • Interest: its cascades of purple flowers with three petals
  • Exhibition: sun, partial shade (fears frost)
  • Ground : rich and drained
  • The little extra? Honey plant popular with pollinators

Ipomae from India

  • Variety: Ipomoea learii
  • Flowering period: July to October
  • Interest: flexible lianas that host funnel-shaped purple flowers and large, medium green covering leaves
  • Exhibition: sun, partial shade (-5 ° C)
  • Ground : rich and drained
  • The little extra? It quickly covers a support but must be retracted or protected in winter

Persistent hanging plants

They are ideal for hiding from people! These persistent, drooping plants form a curtain of leaves all year round. They are chosen not for their flowers but for their decorative foliage. Ivy can be planted anywhere and grows easily, while Helichrysum and Bacona are sensitive to frost.

Ivy

  • Variety: Hedera helix
  • Flowering period: january to february
  • Interest: Its green, shiny and evergreen leaves obscure the whole year
  • Exhibition: Sun, partial shade, shade
  • Ground : ordinary
  • The little extra? Ivy berries are loved by birds

Helichrysum

  • Variety: Helichrysum petiolare ‘Silver’
  • Flowering period: June to October
  • Interest: very decorative small round silver leaves
  • Exhibition: Sun
  • Ground : drained (fears frost and humidity)
  • The little extra? In suspension, this creeping perennial forms a bulky ball and drooping stems

Bacopa

  • Variety: Sutera cordata ‘Scopia ® Gulliver Pink Heart Improved’
  • Flowering period: June to October
  • Interest: a multitude of small single flowers with 5 light pink petals and a darker heart
  • Exhibition: Sun, partial shade (fears frost)
  • Ground : rich and drained
  • The little extra? Small green leaves in the shape of a heart

Hanging plants for the patio

On the terrace, we hang the suspensions on the wall or on the pergola. These aerial pots welcome very flowering plants. Geranium and impatiens show long flowering times but need storage in winter.

Fuchsia

  • Variety: Fuchsia x hybrida ‘Blue Sarah’
  • Flowering period: June to October
  • Interest: flowers in the shape of small two-tone white and purple lanterns
  • Exhibition: sun, partial shade, shade
  • Ground : light, rich, neutral to acidic
  • The little extra? This variety is resistant to -10 ° C if it is sheltered, well exposed and protected

Ivy Geranium (Pelargonium)

  • Variety: Pelargonium pertatum ‘Rainbow Amethyst’
  • Flowering period: June to October
  • Interest: a shower of bright pink flowers, rounded and simple
  • Exhibition: sun (fears frost)
  • Ground : rich and drained
  • The little extra? Grow fast!

Impatient

  • Variety: Impatiens hawkeri ‘SunPatiens Vigorous Clear White’
  • Flowering period: June to October
  • Interest: flowers in simple, white cups contrasting with dark green foliage
  • Exhibition: sun, partial shade, shade (fears frost)
  • Ground : ordinary
  • The little extra? Rapid growth

Video: Top 10 Hanging pot Permanent Plants, Best 10 permanent hanging plants for your garden (October 2020).