Convert the open corner of your apartment into a mini paradise using these Climbing Plants for Balcony. They are easy to grow and look great!
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Climbing Plants for Balcony
1. Morning Glory
Botanical Name: Ipomoea tricolor
This climber plant can be trained using stakes or walls. As its name signifies, the flower blooms in the early morning during the sunny days of summers.
2. Golden Pothos
Botanical Name: Epipremnum aureum
The evergreen plant with heart-shaped leaves needs no introduction. The foliage has random splashes of yellow to cream variegation. Itt has an invasive growth and adds abundant greenery in the balconies if trained appropriately.
Botanical Name: Bougainvillea
Coming in an array of pink, white, yellow, and orange shades, the bougainvillea blooms add a pop of colors to the place. This woody climber vine can be grown in large pots and can be trained on railings.
4. Star Jasmine
Botanical Name: Trachelospermum jasminoides
This fast-growing woody vine unfurls white and fragrant flowers during spring and summer. Its deep evergreen leaves also act as a green backdrop on the balcony, wall, or even railings.
5. Bleeding Heart Vine
Botanical Name: Clerodendrum thomsoniae
It features white calyxes from which deep crimson-hued flowers emerge, offering an enchanting sight to behold. Provide it with ample support of a trellis or train it on the railing.
Botanical Name: Tropaeolum
The orange flower, leaves, as well as seedpods of nasturtium are best known for their culinary uses and peppery flavor. Nasturtium vine can grow as long as 3-4 feet if left to grow arbitrarily.
7. Flame Vine
Botanical Name: Pyrostegia venusta
Flame vine adds a lot of character to the balconies thanks to its orange blooms that flaunt against the deep green foliage. It introduces a wow factor when trellised on the railing of balconies.
8. Climbing Roses
Botanical Name: Rosa setigera
The plethora of varieties showcasing numerous colors, fragrances, and floral arrangements set roses apart from all. You should opt for trailing or climbing rose-type variety for the balcony.
9. Blue Passion Flower
Botanical Name: Passiflora caerulea
This is an award-winning flower that is borne on the semi-evergreen, tropical vine. It can be easily trained using a trellis or a set of wires.
10. Rangoon Creeper
Botanical Name: Combretum indicum
Rangoon creeper is generally used for decorating arches, and pergolas, but it can also be trained on walls and railing of the balconies for a cascading effect.
Botanical Name: Lonicera
The plant has blue-green foliage that pairs well with spectacular flowers coming in a range of pink, orange, yellow, white, and even bi-colored. The plant will look great cascading down the railing.
12. Curtain Creeper
Botanical Name: Tarlmounia
The slender stems of curtain creeper climb up on the support provided in form of a railing, fence, arches, etc. Slender stems climb up and then cascade down in a manner that gives out a certain feel.