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10 Best Plants To Grow For Vertical Garden

When you want to indulge in building a living wall for yourself, you want to pull out all stops. Each and every aspect that goes into building a beautiful garden needs to be just perfect for the result you want, especially the vertical gardening plants. And of course, the correct selection of plants plays a major role in achieving this feat for a vertical garden planter. And it depends on so many parameters, that some homework goes a long way to get it just right.

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Here are some great options for choosing the best plants for vertical gardening.

1)       Aeschynanthus radicans

Also known as the ‘lipstick plant’, it is one of the best plants for a vertical garden due to the fact that it works great for indoor gardening, and even outdoors. Even though it is supposed bloom at the optimum high in a warm and humid environment, with moist soils and great lighting, practically it stays healthy even in dry conditions and poor light. This plant looks beautiful with red flower buds and shiny green leaves. The vertical garden gives or Imparts a new look to your house. The selection of a right or best plant for the vertical garden is very important. The vertical garden should consist of best variety plants.


2.)      Nephrolepis exaltata

Also known as a ‘Sword Fern’, the best part about this vertical garden plant is that it is very easy to take care to sustain the health and beauty of this plant. It works great in a humid environment; hence it is a great choice for an outdoor garden in areas with good amount of humidity. It is a good plant for garden. It keeps the temperature moderate and controlled.

Nephrolepis exaltata

3)       Acacia Cognata

The reason this plant is also called the ‘limelight bower wattle’ is that it gives a distinct appeal to your wall. It fills up the spaces in the wall, giving it a fuller look. So, even after your whole wall is complete, and you still need a finishing touch, this is the best choice. Such plants are easily available for the plant lovers or fans. It may be due to occurrence of best conditions. This kind of plant is available in the world with ease.

Acacia Cognata

4)        Epipremnum

This vertical garden plant is commonly known as ‘Pothos’. If you have a patch where the access to light is low, this plant is your best bet. Apart from this, the plant can easily be arranged to hang or climb, and hence it is a great choice for decoration. This plant is best for decoration. People love to buy this kind of plant for decoration or other purposes.


5)        Dracaena

This plant makes it in the vertical garden plants lists majorly because of its popularity. The major reason for it being a popular choice is the leaf color. You can expect hues of white, yellow, red and cream on your wall with this plant.


6)       Hoya Carnosa 

Popularly known as the ‘wax flower’, it is a great choice for a smaller garden. They are great for an outdoor garden and can be easily coaxed into growing along a definite direction on your wall.

Hoya Carnosa for vertical garden

7)         Stephanotis floribunda

This plant for vertical garden is widely known as the ‘Wedding Vine’, as it is a popular choice in wedding decorations. It has large white flowers and gives a great fragrance to your vertical garden. It sustains almost all conditions.

Stephanotis floribunda

8)        Epipremnum aureum

It is known as the ‘Australian native monstera’ and as it requires minimum care, it is great for someone who is just at the threshold of becoming an enthusiast. It also makes up for the lack of vertical gardening ideas if it is an experimental project.

Epipremnum aureum

9)         Spathiphyllum wallisii

These are the most common home plants for vertical garden and are known as ‘peace lilies’. These too don’t require much care and hence are easy to maintain even in low light or low humidity. Even the aging flowers of this plant just turn green so still look appealing.

Spathiphyllum wallisii

10)    Codiaeum variegatum pictum

Also known as a ‘Croton’, this shrub is great if you have access to bright light. It puts a lot of color on your wall, making it look beautiful.

codiaeum variegatum pictum

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