Flowering plants for balcony

Flowering plants for balcony

A balcony garden is an excellent idea for anyone who wants to grow flowers in their home. If you live in a city apartment, you probably won't have access to a yard or outdoor space. However, you can still grow beautiful blooms inside your balcony.

Here are some of the flowering for the balcony garden

1. Petunia

Botanical Name: Petunia

Pretty petunias can be grown anywhere, anytime, and they'll brighten any spot in your yard. You can plant them directly into the ground or put them in pots if you want to keep them indoors. They come in a variety of colors. Petunias grow well in full to partial light. It can thrive in any soil that has good drainage.


2. Geranium

Botanical Name: Pelargonium spp.

Most types of geraniums tolerate drought and heat well. Once the plants get established, they're likely to survive even if you don't water them regularly.

3. Marigold

Botanical Name: Tagetes

Marigolds need lots of sunlight and warmth, so plant them where they get plenty of direct sunlight. They're best grown as annuals, but if you want to grow perennials, choose from several varieties.

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4. Rock Trumpet

Botanical Name: Mandevilla

Mandevilla is a tender woody vine with very showy red flowers that bloom heavily in summer. This vine makes a great colorful addition to gardens.

5. Hydrangea

Botanical Name: Hydrangea

Hydrangeas bear gorgeous flowers that are round in shape. These plants can be beautiful centerpieces, and flowers are great as cute flowers. Hydrangeas prefer good sunlight and regular watering.

6. Hibiscus

Botanical Name: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

Hibiscus are easy to grow. They grow well in any kind of soil. With their variety of colors and shapes, they make a great addition to your garden. They need bright light for good growth.


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7. Impatiens

Botanical Name: Impatiens

Impatiens are a great addition to your winter gardens. Their vibrant blooms can brighten up any space. In addition, they do not require much water, and adding adequate fertilizers will increase the blooms.

8. Lavender

Botanical Name: Lavandula

Lavender is an excellent plant for a sunny balcony. You can grow them in pots or hanging baskets. These perennial flowers give an eye-catching view and also spread a beautiful fragrance in your garden.

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9. Rose

Botanical Name: Rosa

Rose is one of the most popular flowers in the world. There are hundreds of varieties of roses, each with its unique characteristics. Some types of roses include hybrid tea roses, miniature roses, climbing roses, floribunda roses, and shrub roses.

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10. Gardenia

Botanical name: Gardenia jasminoides

Gardenias have a serene vibe with pure white flowers and shiny leaves. The fragrance of flowers is an added advantage. They prefer a sunny bright space.

11. Begonias

Botanical Name: Begonia

You can use Begonias to brighten up your home during the cold season. They can bloom even when temperatures drop. Begonias can be grown indoors as well as outdoors.

12. Chrysanthemum

Botanical Name: Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum plants need plenty of sunlight to grow well. Water them regularly, and they add beautiful color and fragrance to indoors.

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12. Dianthus

Botanical Name: Dianthus

Dianthus is a herbaceous biennial or perennial flowering shrub. It has become a popular ornamental garden plant. They're easy to grow and come in a range of colors.

13. Morning Glory

Botanical Name: Ipomoea sp

Morning glory is one of the most popular garden plants for attracting birds, butterflies, and other pollinating insects.

14. Zinnia

Botanical Name: Zinnia

Zinnias are easy to grow and require little maintenance. They are also lovely plants, so if you're planning to add color to your yard, these should be considered. In addition, zinnias make great cut flowers. Full sun is ideal for growing zinnias. Soils rich in organic material are preferable.

15. Bougainvillea

Botanical Name: Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea is a hardy, drought-tolerant perennial plant. They come in a variety of colors. It's perfect for arbors, fences, or pots.

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16. Shankhpushpi

Botanical Name: Clitoria ternatea

Blue Butterfly Pea has blue and white flowers. Butterfly pea flower is a common ingredient in many herbal teas. They prefer to grow in bright sunlight and do well in a balcony.

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17. Crape Jasmine

Botanical Name: Tabernaemontana divaricata

Crape Jasmine is an evergreen shrub or small tree, one of the most common garden flowers in peninsular India. Crape jasmine is a good choice for a border or specimen planting.

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18. Periwinkle

Botanical Name: Catharanthus roseus

Periwinkle is a beautiful flowering plant with many medicinal benefits. They come in white, red, pink, and other colors. They produce beautiful blooms throughout the year. Periwinkles grow well in sunny locations and soil rich in organic matter.


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19. Kalanchoe

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe

Kalanchoes are easy-to-care-for plants that require little maintenance. They need a sunny spot and occasional watering.

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Extra reading

Balcony Garden Ideas

Flowering plants of India

Winter Indoor Flowering Plants

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12 months flowering plants in India


Happy Gardening!

Dr. Vandana K.