10 Best Vertical Garden Plants With Care Tips

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Vertical gardens are super popular now: they don’t take much space, look cool and are suitable for those of us who don’t have a real outdoor garden. The correct selection of plants plays an important role in the design and functioning of vertical living wall gardens. Not all plants adapt well to vertical gardening. They must have certain important characteristics for proper development and growth.

  1. Ferns. They are preferred for their adaptability and humidity resistance. Ferns are easy to grow and they cover the area quickly. Ferns will generally grow downward, so you’ll need to grow other covering plants with them too.
  2. Bromeliads. Most bromeliads have shallow roots and they need little space to grow this makes them ideal plants for vertical gardens. Their colorful leaves and long lasting flowers can be a good addition to your vertical garden.
  3. Begonias. If you are hanging your living wall in a place that receives some sun then growing begonias is a good idea.
  4. Hostas. This beautiful plant with variegated foliage is used as a groundcover in gardens. For a shady site, this evergreen plant is suitable for a vertical garden.
  5. Lipstick Plant. Growing lipstick plant is easy. It doesn’t require deep soil to grow so it can thrive in a vertical wall. You can also grow it indoors.
  6. Succulents. Succulents are the most used plants for vertical gardens due to their incredible adaptability and resistance to fluctuation in temperatures and climatic variations.
  7. Air Plants. Such plants do not need soil to thrive, they grow naturally on other plants, which makes them perfect for growing in vertical wall gardens.
  8. Vines. Low maintenance vines such as pothos, ivies, philodendrons, rosary vine and wandering jew can be grown vertical planters easily. They are low maintenance and even thrive in indirect sunlight.
  9. Peace Lily. Peace lilies are common in the home and are generally easy-to-care-for plants that can tolerate lower light and lower humidity. It is a good bloomer, so for those who want flowers on their green wall, this is a good option.
  10. Crotons. Croton is a colorful shrub with leathery leaves that are most colorful in bright light. In low light conditions new leaves will be smaller and less intensely pigmented. Grow croton at 60 to 85 degrees F with high humidity.
Croton

Croton

Peace lily

Peace lily

Vines

Vines

Air plants

Air plants

Succulents

Succulents

Lipstick plant

Lipstick plant

Hostas

Hostas

Begonias

Begonias

Bromeliads

Bromeliads

Ferns

Ferns

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