20 Best Flower Plants for Balcony in India

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Last Updated: 23.01.2024
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Here is the list of Best Flower Plants for Balcony in India! Grow them today for colorful vibes all year round!

Have a look at the Best Flower Plants for the Balcony in India that you can grow in the open space of your apartment with ease!

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Best Flower Plants for Balcony

1. Bougainvillea

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Botanical Name: Bougainvillea glabra

Bougainvillea are some of the best flower plants for the balcony blooming in pink papery bracts, often confused with petals.

2. Rose

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Botanical Name: Rosa

Rose is incomparable for its beauty and aroma. They look stunning when they bloom on the balcony. All you need is to choose a good sunlight area to grow them.

3. Marigold

 

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Botanical Name: Tagetes

Everyone is aware of the beauty and significance of their beautiful flowers. You can grow them with vegetables, as they deter pests naturally.

4. Periwinkle

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Botanical Name: Catharanthus roseus

These beautiful flowers have five colorful petals and look great in hanging baskets. They are easy to grow and maintain, so they are perfect for beginners.

5. Morning Glory

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Botanical Name: Ipomoea

As per the name, these beauties unravel their true beauty at the break of the day. The morning glory comes in spectacular shades of blue, white, and purple and looks stunning in the balcony gardens.

6. Hibiscus

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Botanical Name: Hibiscus rosa-Sinensis

These are yet another best flower plants for the balcony. They are trumpet-shaped flower and grows well in the hot climate of India. All you need to take care of is growing them in plenty of sunlight.

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7. LavenderFlower Plants That Are Best for Balconies

Botanical Name: Lavandula

Lavenders look excellent on sunny balconies; you can grow them in small pots or hang them in small groups upside down in hanging planters. These perennial flowers have intense fragrance.

8. Pansies

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Botanical Name: Viola tricolor var. hortensis

Pansies can be a charming addition to your balconies – the bright blooms in shades from deep purple to yellow and orange look cheerful. They favor cool temperatures, so start them in spring, and they will continue till the hot season.

9. Arabian Jasmine

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Botanical Name: Jasminum sambac

Arabian Jasmine flowers look beautiful and spread a sweet aroma on your balcony. They can repeatedly bloom throughout the summers.

Learn How Can You Grow Arabian Jasmine in Pots here

10. Ivy Geranium

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Botanical Name: Pelargonium peltatum

The plant with beautiful double-petaled blooms that look ideal in window boxes and hanging baskets. They grow well in both tropical and temperate climates.

11. Million Bells

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Botanical Name: Calibrachoa

‘Million bells’ appear similar to the miniature petunia, and these beautiful flowers bloom all summer until winter. You can plant them in hanging baskets for an attractive array of colors on your balcony.

12. Shankhpushpi

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Botanical Name: Clitoria ternatea

The flowers have immense therapeutic and medicinal importance, and you can also use them in the morning tea. Train its vine along the railings of the balcony for the best look.

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13. Impatiens

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Botanical Name: Impatiens hawkeri

These are beautiful blue color flowering plant. They bloom in appealing colors for the entire season in from peach to hot pink shades.

14. Fuchsia

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Botanical Name: Fuchsia

These lovely annual blooms come in shades of red, pink, and purple. For the best display, grow them in hanging baskets and window boxes.

15. Sweet Alyssum

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Botanical Name: Lobularia maritima

These flowers generally bloom from summer to early winter and prefer direct sunlight. They look stunning when given enough space to trail down from the sides of hanging baskets or planters.

16. Pink Rain Lily

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Botanical Name: Zephyranthes carinata

Blooming in the rainy season, these beautiful balcony flower plants add a subtle color to the space. The plant is also easy to look after and does well in dappled light.

17. Lantana

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Botanical Name: Lantana camera

These beautiful flower plants are the best option to attract butterflies to your balcony garden. They look lovable with their different colors!

18. Crepe Jasmine

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Botanical Name: Tabernaemontana divaricata

These aromatic and beautiful white flowers with a pinwheel-like shape are among the Best Flower Plants for Balcony. You can also train them to grow around railings.

Read About Growing Night Flowering Jasmine

19. Lobelia

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Botanical Name: Lobelia erinus

This tender perennial is often grown as an annual and exhibits bright, colorful blooms with yellow or white throats from spring in lovely shades of pink, red-purple, violet, blue, or white.

20. Petunia

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Botanical Name: Petunia

They bloom in beautiful shades of pink, violet, red, or white. Make sure they get plenty of sunlight and regular feralization.

Also read about the Best Annual Plants for Balcony Garden Flowers


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