The correct selection of plants plays an important role in the design and functioning of vertical living wall gardens. In this article, we show a selection of the best plants for vertical gardening.
They are one of the garden plants that are preferred for their adaptability and humidity resistance. Ferns are easy to grow and they cover the area quickly.
You can grow sword fern, blue star fern, bird’s nest fern, they are easiest. Ferns will generally grow downward, so you’ll need to grow other covering plants with them too.
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.
Bird Nest Fern
This is another fern that lives successfully in containers, requiring the same conditions as the Boston fern.
The yellow-green leaves offer bright contrast against darker greens in a wall composition.
Pothos, golden pothos, devil’s ivy
It is a classic houseplant the world over for good reason. It is one of the more forgiving indoor plants, tolerating low-light or bright light, watering or dry spells, rich soils or poor soils, neutral, alkaline or acid environments. It is hard to get it wrong.
As a trailing vine it is a smart choice for a vertical garden as it can be encouraged to spread and fill any gaps.
This is a beautiful cascading plant often found in hanging baskets and very suitable for a vertical garden.
It will trail downwards and climb upwards. Vibrant red flowers emerge from its sprawling stems and deep green leaves, flowering sporadically yearround to stunning effect on a wall.
Sempervivum sp . As its Latin name suggests – ‘always living’ – this is a hardy succulent. Sempervivum is an alpine succulent, used to eking out a living between rocks and crevices.
Dracaenas are popular plants for the home, and a majority of them grow upright with strap-like leaves.
The leaves are often multicolored with whites, creams, yellows and reds.
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.
Allow the soil surface to dry between waterings.
Hosta need shade and cool climate.
They have striking green , patterend varigated leaves and spray of white and lavender flower in summer.
This is a lovely ground covering with tiny, bright green leaves that give a delicate and soft appearance to a wall garden.
It will flourish in bright light and even do all right in full sun so long as the sun is not too harsh and the plant is watered. Baby’s tears prefers well-drained soil of a range of pH levels in a temperate climate.