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A touch of green gives character to your interior and contributes to a friendly atmosphere. The big trend is hanging plants to give relief to your apartment or your home. Find out what this new trend is, where to place hanging plants and which plants are best suited for growing them up.

Suspended plants

Suspended plants

The trend of hanging plants

Raising and hanging indoor plants is the best way to free floor space (especially if you live in a small apartment) but not only! This new trend brings character and relief to your interior. You can play with height and create visual effects. For the effect to be successful, you must of course carefully choose the flower pots. They must be aesthetic, in harmony with the decoration and different sizes to give relief to the whole.

Suspended plants: where to place them?

To avoid cluttering the space, it is important to place your hanging plants in a place that does not interfere with the passage. Avoid corridors or doors. Prefer the corner of a room, above a piece of furniture, in front of a window or near a wall. Choose a bright place except for plants that need shade.

Suspended plants: which plants to choose?

To choose your suspended plants, you must take into account certain criteria such as:

  • the location: sunny or shady
  • maintenance: prefer plants that need little water
  • the shape of the plant: plants with few leaves and cacti are to be avoided because they do not fall down and will not be visible from below. Opt more for succulent or climbing plants whose branches will fall from the pot.

Each type of plant has advantages but some plants are more suitable for hanging planters:

The spleenwortIt is part of the family of ferns. Its foliage has depolluting virtues. It only requires one watering per week in winter and two waterings per week in summer. The atmosphere must be slightly moist so that it can develop.
ChlorophytumIt is a very decorative and robust plant. Weekly watering is required between October and January and twice a week between February and September. It does not support drafts and watering too frequent.
The ceropegia woodiiWatering 2 or 3 times a month from April to October and every 20 or 30 days in winter is necessary.
The HelxineVery resistant and easy to cultivate, it likes in a common ground a little wet. In summer, it reveals small pink flowers very decorative.
Ivy or variegated hederaThe simplest to grow indoors and vertically. In addition to its very decorative foliage, it also helps purify the air.

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