Great Plants for Shady Balconies

Living in an apartment removes you from nature and you want to have some close by.  It may seem like an impossible task to create a beautiful garden on a shady balcony.  Not only are a you dealing with a small space, but you also have to contend with the lack of sun and cool temperatures caused from the shade.  If you have a shady balcony, don’t fret!  There are many varieties of plants and flowers that actually prefer those conditions.  By choosing any of the plants below, you’ll be sure to have a successful and gorgeous balcony garden.

  • Hostas
  • Peace Lily
  • Spider Plants
  • English Ivy
  • Impatiens
  • Coleus
  • Boston Ferns
  • Pothos

Hopefully, this will give you some ideas to fill your balcony with nature when you live in the city!