With their bell-shaped blooms and a vast range of shades of white, pink, blue, and red — Bellflower, also known as Campanula, is a perennial flower that can make any vertical garden setting more enchanting.
When it comes to growing this lovely plant, it requires full sun and well-drained soil with moderate moisture for best flower production. As for the soil condition, Bellflowers can be planted in any pH range soil, including acidic soil.
Once developed, they can tolerate periods of drought that may occur during the summer months. If you deadhead them, it can give a more fabulous bloom when it grows again.
Lobelia is an attractive annual plant that produces masses of delicate blue, white, purple, pink and red colour flowers. Not only is this flower low-maintenance, it can also last for a long time — making it a great asset to your vertical garden.
Typically, they require full sun, but it can grow in partial shade as well. Plus, they can produce lavish flowers even through the first frost.
Similar to Bellflowers, you can deadhead them to maintain their beautiful appearance. Only when temperatures increase does it require regular watering.
Coral bells, also known in the gardening world as Heuchera, have been one of the go-to plants for keen green-fingered individuals for adding colour and texture to their gardens.
The perennial plants also produce a rich variety of foliage from deep purple to burgundy to red and lime green colours. Plus, they are a great companion for many types of perennial plants, so make sure to include them in your vertical garden.
You can grow them in containers with moist and well-drained soil, and place them in full sun or partial shade. If it’s given enough light, the colours will stand out more.
Similar to the Scabious flower, it can attract bees and butterflies, increasing pollination to your garden. Note: Avoid soaking them out in the hot summer for too long to avoid getting their leaves scorched and wrinkled.
Violas are cool-season bloomers that are full of colours, including violet, blue, cream, and yellow. Some types are even bicolours, meaning they have a mix of different colours in one plant.
Plus, this type of flowers is edible, perfect for garnishes and salad ingredients. They can also be used for decorating cakes! If you love to cook or bake, you know what flower you should plant in your vertical garden.
Best suited in well-drained soil in partial shade, they are easy to grow and are free of garden pests and diseases. They will grow for long periods, provided that the spent blooms are deadheaded.
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