What Are The Right Balcony Plants For Your Balcony?

Wonnemonat May will be back soon! Everything blooms and thrives. Be the first. Now is finally time for the coffee in the open, for the favorite elephant in the park or the romantic evening on the balcony… Apropos balcony, that is exactly what we are doing today. How can you turn your own balcony into a beautiful oasis of peace that you can enjoy every day and every evening? Here, of course, different factors play an important role – the size of the balcony, the orientation, the time, which one can invest in the plant care, etc. We would however only here to the Balcony plants Themselves. What are the right plants for your balcony? And only on the basis of the light conditions that prevail.

Of course the list of flowers, plants and herbs is very long and extensive, that is why we only list our favorite plants. In general, we have chosen three groups – plants for the sunny, the half-shaded and the shaded balcony.

The suitable plants for the sunny balcony:

Bald drill flower (” Bougainvillea glabra )”

Balkon plants sunny flowers bougainville drillings flower exotic tropical


Balconies sunny clematis hybrid pink flower climber

Millions Bells (Calibrachoa)

Balconies sunny flowers millions bells calibrachoa

Lunch gold (Gazania)

Balconies sunny midday gold gazania

oleander (Nerium oleander)

Balcony plants sunny nerium oleander pink flowers


Balcony plants petunias

Portulakröschen (Portulaca grandiflora)

Balcony plants sunny portulaca grandiflora colorful flowers

We recommend for the sunny balcony also strawberries and tomatoes, fat hen and geranium as well as herbs like lavender , Sage, rosemary and thyme. Of course, you should pay attention to sufficient irrigation in all these plants and pour exclusively in the morning or in the evening.

The suitable plants for the semi-shady balcony:


Gardening semi-shaded begonia colorful flowers flower head ceramics


Balkon plants half-shaded dahlias colorful flowers

Iron Wreath (Verbena Cultivars)

Balconies verbena cultivars

Bellflower (Campanula)

Campanula carpatica bellflower

Nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus)

Balconies cacti cress tropaeolum majus yellow orange blossoms

Mighty (Inter alia Lobelia erinus)

Garden plants semi-shade male lobelia erinus blue flowers

Jewelry lily (Agapanthus)

Balconies agapanthus blue flowers

In addition, you can also grow other suitable plants here, such as ivy, beech tree and Hydrangeas . They love it more quiet and shady and are therefore not recommended for sunny balconies. Basically, the balcony plants for the half-shaded areas are easy to clean and often even winter-hard.

The suitable plants for the shady balcony:

Edellieschen (Impatiens New Guinea)

Garden plants edelies impatiens new guinea

Hanging foxes

Balcony plants shaded fuchsia purple pink flowers

crying heart (Lamprocapnos spectabilis)

Balcony plants shaded potted heart lamprocapnos spectabilis pink blossoms


Garden plants shaded chrysanthemums colorful flower pot flowers

Leadwax (Plumbago)

Balconies shaded

Elf spur (Diascia)

Balcony plants pastel spire diascia pink flowers

Fire (Salvia splendens)

Balcony plants fire red flowers salvia splendens

All of these balcony plants are of course also suitable for your garden and are relatively easy to maintain.

In plants, however, as with all other creatures, the rule of thumb applies: show love and affection! Take care of your flowers, plants and herbs and they will thank you.

In this sense, have fun and stay relaxed!