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Easy to maintain Hanging plants

Hanging plants are lovely and allows a lot of creativity and infuse positivity to your garden. Hanging plants brighten up dull walls and gives extraordinary appearance to less space gardens. We should actually always chose easy-to- care hanging plants so that we need not water everyday and these can survive one- two day gap.

Wandering jew

Stunning deep purple plant with silver coloured stripes. Great as hanging plant and not at all nagging.

Tradescantia zebrine does not seek much care. Just water a cup and keep the soil evenly moist. Don’t let the soil over dried. If your climate is too dry or too moist decide accordingly. Thre is NO STANDARD formula for ANY plant on earth.

Wandering Jew also called inch plant loves sunlight. Now this is not that they donot survive less sun but with my experience, the colours blush in purple when kept in 2-4 hours sunlight. Again you yourself judge if it is too dry like Delhi Summer days. Wandering jew as a hanging plant looks just fabulous and great hanging plant for all seasons. Good choice for lazy gardeners

Variegated Money Plant

It has the nature of money plant only but seeks little more importance than money plants. And why not ? This looks fab as hanging plant and way better than our money plants. If you donot agree write me on our YouTube Channel comment box and alarm others.

Variegated Pachira is an ornamental foliage plant with climbing, trailing and hanging abilities. The leaves are patterned with golden or creamy spots and natural green foliage.

The common names of this plant are; Ceylon Creeper, Golden Pothos, Ivy Arum, Hunter’s Robe, Money Plant, Houseplant, Solomon Islands Ivy, Silver Vine, Marble Queen, Devil’s Eye, Devil’s Ivy and Taro Vine.

The main good thing is – Epipremnum aureum or as we call it Chinese variegated money plant or Marble queen tolerates lower light levels without losing its variegation and looks best displayed as a hanging plant.

Keep soil moist. The trick is to prune in between nodes and plant again to the other side of the hanging pot. It will look so busy and gorgeous hanging plant you always wanted.


As I say Begonia – there are so many varieties of Begonias. Tuberous, Rhizometous, Polka dot Begonia, painted leaf begonia. The genus contains more than 2,000 different plant species

For Hanging plants, chose asymmetrical, patterned and variegated foliage begonias. They needs less care and select a location that gets partial shade or filtered sunlight. Morning Sun and afternoon shade works good. For sunnier locations, try a dark-leaved variety or one that specifies improved sun tolerance

The bright blooms are capable to make every corner great as hanging plants.

Please remember moist and well- drained soil.

Begonias grow very well in peat-based compost also. Likes humidity. Does not like cold weather.

Pinch the tips when well grown – this gives a bushier plant. Remove dead foliage to prevent disease

Boston Ferns

Here comes my favourite Boston Ferns. But please avoid if you stay at very warm and hot location. Ferns just love moisture, rain, water sprinkles. And actually nothing other than that.

I never used fertilizer for ferns, nor they need any. May re pot once you find they are too much for one hanging basket.

They will replicate on their own and make a round shape.

Boston fern responds very well to pruning, which encourages more prolific, bushy growth and corrects dull, leggy growth.

Don’t get worried about the small round dots – these are spores as a part of their reproduction


Impatients are part sun to bright sun flowering plants. They love water & moist and well drained soil.

Impatiens plants have great bright flowers that looks amazing – the best trick is to complement with coloured hanging pots. These have annual flowers.

Use well-draining potting soil. May use onion peel water once in 15 days or slow-release fertilizer.

You may combine impatiens with other annuals or perennial with same water requirements

Impatiens watered regularly during dry spells as they are not draught tolerant. Keep soil consistently moist and prevent the plants from wilting.

To help retain moisture, amend the soil with organic matter and apply a layer of mulch.

If planted in pots, they may need to be watered daily during hot, dry weather.

Pruning is not so necessary but you can pinch plants back if they become tall and leggy to encourage bushier growth. Your plants will quickly respond with a new flush of blooms.

Tangled Heart

The botanical name of Tangled hearts is Plectranthus prostratus. Yes it looks like soft pillows and so tangle heart is also called as Pillow plant or Swedish ivy.

Fluffy, beautiful, easy to grow, Doesn’t need too much direct sunlight. So you can definitely grow them in a bright area or if you are able to provide them let’s say two to three hours of morning sunlight

As the tangled heart plants have a shallow root system, they can be grown anywhere from large pots to cups and mugs. Just make sure the drainage is proper and root not going to rot

Water them 3-4 times a week depending on the climate at your place. Soil should be moist. Sprinkle or mist them with water once in a while, this would give a fresh look to the plant. Misting them also helps in removing the dust absorbed by the plant and avoid burning their leaves. Well-drained soil is preferred.

Most common problem is yellowing, dropping which is mostly because of over watering. Little less water will do but not more water works.

Direct and scorching sunlight of more than 3 hours may result to lack of color. Rest its happy go lucky plant, looks great as hanging plant without fuss

Turtle Vine

Turtle vine loves bright and indirect sunlight. Avoid scorching sun, decide according to your climate. You can hang it near a south or west-facing balcony or window for a showy display.

Turtle vine needs slightly moist soil for better growth. As a thumb rule, water only when the top 2-inches feel dry to touch. Avoid overwatering the plant and cut down the rate during winters.

A normal garden soil is enough, no need to get over serious for this palnt. You can DIY soil with 3 parts of potting soil, 2 parts of sand, and 1 part of perlite.

Prune the tip of the foliage to encourage bushier growth and to maintain its size and shape. I often pinch the top part and plant it again to the blank space on the hanging pot to make that busy and rounded appearance.

It grows very well and looks like curly hair, paint a whote hanging pot with a face, looks great.