Japanese Iris (Iris japonica) are favored by vertical garden designers. Their strappy green leaves cascade in a green waterfall. Grows in bright light to part shade. Sprays of small pale blue iris flowers appear in spring. The bluish purple color of the flowers of the Japanese garden iris is an example of the copigmentation phenomenon.
Vines Low maintenance vines such as pothos, ivies, philodendrons, rosary vine and wandering jew can be grown vertical planters easily. They are low maintenance and even thrive in indirect sunlight.
Hoya carnosa, the porcelainflower or wax plant, is an Asclepiad species in the dogbane family (Apocynaceae). It is one of the many species of Hoya that are native to Eastern Asia and Australia. It is a common house plant grown for its attractive long – lasting waxy flowers in white or pink and sweetly scented flowers.It thrives in a shaded spot outdoors or with bright light indoors.
This Hoya species prefers bright light, but will tolerate much less. The optimal temperature is 60–85 °F (16–29 °C). It can be propagated by air layering or by stem cuttings.
Air Plants (Epiphyte) such plants do not need soil to thrive, they grow naturally on other plants, which makes them perfect for growing in vertical wall gardens. Tillandsias, aechmea, vriesea are a few examples.
Succulents succulents are the most used plants for vertical gardens due to their incredible adaptability and resistance to fluctuation in temperatures and climatic variations. Plants like the string of pearls, echeveria, crassula and sedum can be considered.
Baby’s tears or helxine (Soleirolia soleirolii) is a dainty, spreading mat-like plant with tiny round, bright green leaves. It loves a moist sport with low light.
Bromeliads (including Aechmea, Billbergia, Guzmania spp.) suit vertical gardens as they grown in little soil. Most bromeliads have shallow roots and they need little space to grow this makes them ideal plants for vertical gardens. Their colorful leaves and long lasting flowers can be a good addition to your vertical garden.
Ferns , they are one of the garden plants that are preferred for their adaptability and humidity resistance. Ferns are easy to grow and they cover the area quickly. You can grow sword fern, blue star fern, bird’s nest fern, they are easiest. Ferns will generally grow downward, so you’ll need to grow other covering plants with them too.
Begonias, if you are hanging your living wall in a place that receives some sun then growing begonias is a good idea.
Hostas, this beautiful plant with variegated foliage is used as a ground cover in gardens. For a shady site, this evergreen plant is suitable for a vertical garden.
Lipstick Plant, growing lipstick plant is easy. It doesn’t require deep soil to grow so it can thrive in a vertical wall. You can also grow it indoors.