No matter the size of your apartment, there’s always room somewhere for hanging plants. Here are 7 plants that will add colour and interest to any balcony, doorway or deck.
Sometimes referred to as Pathos, Devil’s Ivy will thrive indoors with little light and little water. These little beauties will withstand varying temperatures and are perfect for a hanging pot. Those vibrant green leaves will grow into a lush green cascade in no time.
String of Pearls
You’ll know this succulent when you see it – the String of Pearls plant gets its name from its pea-sized green foliage. These leaves closely resemble a beaded necklace – hence the name. It’s easy to care for and is becoming increasingly popular with plant lovers everywhere.
The Staghorn is an air plant, so it doesn’t need soil and will usually grow from a backing board, so you can happily hang these just as you would a picture frame. The Staghorn plant likes humidity but will grow just about anywhere in filtered light.
String of Hearts
The String of Hearts is termed a succulent vine. Plant lovers appreciate this little gem for its trailing heart-studded vines. They’re low maintenance and will survive on very little care.
Sedum morganianum, more commonly known as Burro’s Tail or Donkey Tail, is a light green trailing plant. As with most succulents, your Burro’s Tail won’t take overwatering, especially during the winter months when it’s pretty dormant. Hang your Burro’s Tail in a window or area where it’ll get full sun and you’ll see some changes in the colour of the leaves.
String of Nickels
The String of Nickels is another trailing succulent plant with interesting foliage. The plant has round gray-green leaves which look like small coin hanging from a string.
A what? A kokedama is a form of the Japanese art of bonsai. You can make a kokedama by removing a plant from a pot and forming it into a ball of soil, held together with string and moss. These are easily hung from some string and look fantastic.
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