Here are the Best Annual Plants for Balcony Garden that you can grow all year round for vivid blooms! They are easy to maintain and look stunning!
If you want the most beautiful flowers to adorn your balcony, then have a look at these Best Annual Plants for Balcony Garden that you can grow easily in India!
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Best Annual Plants for Balcony Garden
1. 11 ‘O’Clock
Botanical Name:Portulaca grandiflora
This ornamental annual bears flowers in mesmerizing shades of yellow, pink, and even bicolor. The tiny blooms pair well with the trailing, burgundy stems. Thanks to its cascading nature, it looks great in window boxes.
2. Mums / Sevanti
Botanical Name: Chrysanthemum
Mums are reminiscent of daisy flowers except for the fact that they have stout petals. The blooms appear in bright shades of orange, pink, red, and yellow adding a burst of colors to the balcony and patio.
Botanical Name: Cosmos
Cosmos produces daisy-like flowers in pink, orange, red, yellow, white, and maroon colors. You can either grow them in pots or hanging baskets for a vibrant display.
Botanical Name: Ixora coccinea
Ixora features tiny flowers in red, yellow, pink, orange, or peach color. The blooms continue to display from spring to fall. Provide full sunlight for the best growth and blossoms.
Botanical Name: Impatiens
Also popular as touch-me-not, impatiens bloom in purple, yellow, pink, red, and white hues. These flowers are great for summers and look stunning on railing planters in a balcony.
Botanical Name: Helianthus annuus
Sunflower is famous for its attractive flowerhead with several florets. These are perfect to add an instant drama to the balcony as they look stunning with their height and bright colors.
Botanical Name: Tagetes
Marigolds make great cut flowers and look smashing in pots. It continues to bloom throughout the summers non-stop. Though it is annual, still it can come back next year, thanks to its self-seeding tendency.
8. Morning Glory
Botanical Name: Ipomoea
In the tropical region, it mostly grows as perennials, however, in temperate regions, the plant is grown as annual. Favorite of bees and hummingbirds, its trumpet-shaped, large blooms come in white, red, blue, and purple shades.