Balcony flowers, tips for a flowered balcony

Cultivatebalcony flowersit is not an easy task, the potted plants on the balcony must be managed differently than the potted plants placed in the garden.

To have aflowered balconyyou have to cope with some challenges and know how to answer many questions, such as:

-Which flowers can survive the wind and the changing sun exposure typical ofbalconiesItalians?
-Can thebalconysupport the weight of the vessels and their contents?
-How can I water thebalcony flowerswithout flooding those who live below and above all without filling the same with mudbalcony?
- It is possible to have aflowered balconyeven in winter?

Balcony flowers

THEflowersthat thrive in alpine areas or rock gardens, they are perfect candidates for oursbalcony, in fact it isflowersvery resistant that do not fear the wind and do not need much care. For this reason Armeria, Dianthus, Vinca and Delosperma arebalcony flowersperfect.


Armeria is a genus including perennial herbaceous species native to Asia and North Africa. Inflowered balcony, the Armory builds an evergreen cushion that is carpeted with pink flowers in late spring. Delosperma is a hardy plant that produces very long and abundant blooms withflowerssimilar to daisies. Delosperm requires cultivation in fertilized soil mixed with sand and gravel in order to allow good drainage. Its cultivation inbalconyit is recommended in southern Italy with perennial varieties. It is a Long lasting balcony flower.

Dianthus, the classiccarnation, can be grown on the balcony by selecting one of the most resistant species: there are over 300 annual, biennial, perennial or sublegnose species. The name Dianthus literally means flower of the Gods. Where conditions are optimal, carnations can flower for many years.


Vinca is a genus of plant that includes upright or creeping perennial species. It is a plant fromflower for balconyperfect to grow in shady areas. The rustic perennial species like cool and shady locations, rich, acidic, soft soils. They multiply with sowing, by division of the tufts or by cutting of the stems which root easily. Also there verbena can be a great balcony flower. Verbena needs a position in full sun and soil that is always moderately humid but without water stagnation.

To have aflowered balcony you have to start with the choice of containers. A vase for the balcony must be resistant to the signs of aging especially as regards the color: often the vases tend to discolour due to rain and humidity. Choose light pots and before designing a flowered balcony, make sure your balcony's load capacity: how much load can it withstand? In our photo gallery we offer you somevasesspecially made for outdoors and therefore, by nature, resistant to atmospheric agents and discoloration.


How to water the flowered balcony?
Irrigation depends on the plant, the exposure and the plan! The higher the balcony is, the sooner the soil will dry out. The soil of the plants must never be completely dry. A keen eye will be able to tell when the plants need to be watered. Take a look at the kit to irrigate the balcony.

I would choosebalcony flowers:
Based on the period of the year and your exposurebalcony, choose theflowering plantsmost suitable. We refer you to specific lists so as to help you choose thebalcony flowersthat are right for you:

  • Balcony flowers in the shade
  • Cold-resistant plants
  • Balcony flowers in full sun
  • Succulents that resist cold
  • To have aflowered balconyall the year:
    Winter blooms
    –Plants that bloom in autumn

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