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Posted by Kevin Kegan on May 7, 2020 | Last Updated: May 11, 2020 Flowers

Blooming Hanging Planters for Your Backyard

Elevate the charm and style of your backyard with decorative blooming hanging planters! With a number of colorful flowering plants to choose from, as well as different styles of planters, the options are endless. It’s an easy and quick way to spruce up any backyard. Here at Blossom Flower Shops, we love all things green and flowering and understand the emotional and health benefits plants and flowers provide. So, we have put together a few examples of hanging planters for you to get a little more green into your life.

Best Hanging Planters for Full Sun

The best types of plants for adding a little pop of color to your backyard in those sunny spots are bougainvillea, petunias, million bells, and portulaca. These plants are heat-tolerant and like to have at least five hours of full sun. Between the sun and the wind, your backyard hanging planters might need to be watered more than you are used to watering plants. Be sure to keep a close eye on them.

Best Hanging Planters for Shade

For areas outside in the shade, select plants that thrive in low-to-partial sun such as English ivy, Ferns, and Periwinkle. For flowering plants, some good suggestions are Fuchsia, Silver Bells, Impatiens, and Nasturtium. These work well hanging from a shady tree, an empty shady spot in the corner of your backyard that needs color, or a shady porch. Wherever you end up putting your hanging basket, you’ve elevated the design style of that area. It’s a great way to add a touch of style and elegance to any place!

Caring for Outdoor Hanging Planters

Besides making sure they have proper amounts of water, the next best thing you can do for your hanging planters is to fertilize them. Other than that, basic pruning, deadheading, and trimming your plants to keep them looking robust and healthy are all you have to do.

Hanging Planter Ideas for Outside

A little use of your imagination is all it takes to come up with cool and interesting hanging planter ideas. From the type of container, which could be a tin pot, ceramic pot, old birdcage, or glass bowl, to the material you use for the hanging part which could be rope, chains, sticks, or macramé – the sky’s the limit.

To get you started we’ve compiled a few cool images of planter hangers here and there’s plenty more on our Pinterest board as well.