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5 Types of Plants You Can Use to Make an Awesome Garden in Your Balcony

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

Laavanya Arya
5 Types of Plants You Can Use to Make an Awesome Garden in Your Balcony
5 Types of Plants You Can Use to Make an Awesome Garden in Your Balcony

The greens and dainty blooms not only add a sense of cosiness to your space, but their vibrant colours and textures revitalise your mind, body, and soul like nothing else. Creating a stunning garden on your balcony with stimulating and fancily hooked 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 we make a spectacular balcony garden?

Succulents

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 plant families known as sedums and sempervivums thrive outside. All it requires is water when the soil is dry, and it will last for a longer period of time. Make sure not to overwater them because this will cause them to rot.

Sweet Alyssum

The lavender and white mix of colours these flowering plants provide are just enough to rejuvenate your senses. Sweet alyssum contains a delicate and sweet-scented fragrance that will your balcony super fresh all day long. Plant them in hanging baskets and give them water from time to time to keep them blooming. Keep them in the sunshine to bring out the best in these flowering plants.

Caladium

Caladium leaves in a vibrant hot pink and lime green blend are ideal for a sweet-spring balcony garden.

Furthermore, its eye-catching heart-shaped leaves add to its allure and will undoubtedly attract colourful butterflies. These plants range in height from about 10 inches to 2 feet. Make sure to purchase one that is appropriate for the size of your balcony. Put it in a striking white marble pot to make an eye-catching outdoor display.

New Guinea Impatiens

The cheery and lively shades of peach and hot pink look equally lovely and add a sense of oomph to both the garden and you. These are the hardiest flowering plants and are a safe bet for long seasons. When compared to hanging baskets, these sparkling and energetic flowers perform best when planted in a pot. Continue to water them in extremely hot weather to avoid dry and wrinkled blooms.

Hibiscus

Do you want to infuse your summer garden with rejuvenating tropical getaway vibes? Hibiscus' exotic blooms and gorgeous rich colours make a lovely addition to your balcony garden.

Make sure to choose the appropriate size for the planter and read the label before purchasing, as some varieties spread widely. Hibiscus grows best in proper sunlight and with regular watering.

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