Why do I need indoor hanging plants? The greener a home the healthier it will be. Though the statement might not always true, you can always agree that nicely chosen plants in the house could make your homes happier.
Other rightly chosen plants even can repels certain insect or bugs from the houses. Furthermore, you also have the benefit of having plants in the house: they add visual impact into the room. They make your home interior pleasant.
You may put the plants on small planter boxes, stylish ladder plant stands, or plant pots. If you have limited space for the floor plant containers, you can always put them on the air –as the hanging plants.
Now you have many choices of the plants you want to include to the house as your indoor hanging plants. Here we have some of the options, plus of the flowery plants which should make home interior looks fresh and vibrant.
1. Simple indoor hanging plants for minimalist home
In this listicle you’ll meet various hanging plants you might want to choose. All are great additional features for the houses.
“So what’s the best hanging plants around?” You might ask. The answer, unfortunately, is hard to get –as it’s so subjective and depend on the patterns usually you often see in interior illustration.
This trailing jade (Peperomia rotundifolia), for an example, looks impressive for a minimalist rooms. Hang it on a side and enjoy the fresh flowing green foliage.
2. Low maintenance hanging plants for the forgetful
Some plants need rigorous and regular maintenance, while some other are so tough they practically need no maintenance at all.
If you’re a forgetful types but still want to have greenery in the house, your success chances are greater with you pick the low maintenance plants.
Still have no clue on the plant you should choose? Try air plant (Tillandsia). This plants is so rugged that it need no soil to live, just plenty of air and lots of sun.
3. String of Pearls for a cute living room
Hang string of pearls in your living room or bedroom and make it the most charming rooms in the neighborhood.
It’s cheap and you’ll also won’t have to be worried about thieving or burglar breaking into your homes for your precious string of pearls.
Because these pearls is a variety of indoor plants which happened to look like string of pearls from a far (though in green color). This
String of Pearls (Senecio rowleyanus) is a good and green way to decor your home interior. To add the benefits, these plants are also easy to maintain.
4. Like leafy hanging plant? Try Arrowhead plant
The first three plants are of small-leaved plants, now if you want something leafy and lustful for the bathroom or kitchen, try arrowhead plant (Syngonium podophyllum).
Just like other indoor hanging plants, arrowheads are also easy to maintain. These types of plants are also known as five finger, from their shapes.
An arrowhead loves humidity, so you can hang the plant around the sink in the kitchen, or in bathroom. You’ll have a lovely home interior with lush-green tropical ambience.
5. Nickels for the Living room
Several levels up, you meet string of pearls, now it’s time to lower your expectation a bit to meet this string of nickels (Dischidia nummularia).
Just like the name implied this plant has rounded leaves much like nickels you always have when you’re kids. Only this time you have the green nickels.
This plant also has low maintenance levels. Just remember to shower them when the media/soil get dry and don’t forget to put it on sunlight (though not directly), as this plant won’t live well under low light.
6. Living curtains with Devil’s Ivy
So far you’ve met hanging plants as, that’s it, hanging plants. In this list you meet one which even serves as curtains.
Instead of fabrics, you may use Devil’s Ivy (Epipremnum aureum) as the living curtains of your windows or doors.
A devil’s ivy is an easy-to-live plant with low maintenance. It even can survive in low light or even dark areas. All you need to do is to water the soil when it get dry and see the green foliage flowing down curtaining your doors as the reward.
7. Staghorn fern as indoor hanging plants
Instead using the real stag horn, you may decorate the house with real living staghorn, this staghorn fern (Platycerium) idea.
The staghorn-like leaves should look much better than the real stag horns. Your home looks much more pleasant and green.
Mount one on a wooden board and hang it on the wall. Be sure that the spot has enough sunlight and good air circulation. And let it grow bigger and bigger to freshen up you home interior.
8. Cute hanging plants with flowers –try pansy
Now it’s time to give color to your hanging plants. There are several choices of indoor hanging flower you might choose for your purposes.
You’ll meet several choices further down this list, but this time you should have this first floral choices, the pansy (Viola tricolor var. Hortensis).
For a beginner, pansy is easy to maintain. Once hanged, don’t forget to water the pansy regularly. Also, you need to give it the needed fertilizer every now and then. So, like to have one in the house?
9. A best indoor fern for beginner, Lemon Button Fern
Lemon Button Fern (Nephrolepis cordifolia ‘Duffii’) is your starting point if you consider to have greener touches in your minimalist home.
It’s cute and simple. It’s also easy to maintain –as long as you don’t miss to water it. Among the Boston ferns’ family, this lemon button fern is the tiniest.
For a beginner, this fern is suitable for indoor plants or in your terrarium. Just be sure to place the fern in shaded place.
10. Low maintenance Ripple Peperomia
Like to have an impressive conversation starter in the living room? Try to hang this Ripple Peperomia (Peperomia Caperata).
No matter how small you living rooms are, a hanging Ripple Peperomia would always be a pleasant point of interest to look at.
You have them in a variety of blended colors of green, gray, cream, and red. They look good for any modern or contemporary homes.
11. Good leavy calathea for modern homes
Calathea (Calathea crocata) is your next choice for indoor hanging plants, mainly if you want to pick indoor plants capable enough to survive in low light condition.
This leafy plants is good in its regular condition and is best when its yellow flowers pop up among the leaves.
This plant is good for bathroom as the need regular exposure to the moisture. Or you may put it around other humid areas in the house.
12. Long-leaved spider plant to cheer up the study room
If you want to spice up the study room with simple hanging plants, there are types of indoor plants which are worth considering.
One of them, the spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum) is simple enough to start with. The long spidery leaves inspire minimalist look in the room.
This plant (also known as ribbon plant or airplane plant) is also nontoxic, so (though hanging up in the air) you may feel safe all the time.
13. Pitcher plant, the exotic indoor plants
Keep the bugs out with this pitcher plant (Nepenthes). Different from other bugs or insect repellant plants, this plant ‘eat’ them whole.
They have cute vibrantly colored pouches which would open (and close) to trap the unfortunate bugs brave enough to venture into the open pouches.
Hang the plant around the kitchen or any other spots which you deem invested by bugs and you have this beauty helps you to get rid of them.
14. Easy colorful indoor hanging plants with verbena
This list offers you indoor plants with flowers, the verbena. Verbena itself is a family names, covering so many colorful verbena species.
If you want low maintenance and heat-resistant flower plants, verbena should be your first choice. They’re durable and not easily discouraged by long summer time.
If you have sun room, you may put verbenas in it –as they love to drench themselves in the sunlight. Just don’t forget to water them when the soil get too dry.
15. A soothing living room atmosphere with maiden fern hanging plant ideas
Ferns inject fresh air into the room, they remind us of a pleasant spot near crystal-clear water. In short, they give you the water element into the room.
Want some more ferns in the living room? Try this Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum). Just like other ferns in their family, this fern is also easy live and maintenance.
With proper care, by maintaining its humidity and keep it under enough sunlight (direct or indirect), it’ll reward you with such a sweet and delicate leaves.
16. Impress friends with flowers, hang begonia
Still want to fill the room with flowers? Here you need to try this Begonia (Begonia X semperflorens). You’ll love the color, and it’ll be great to impress your friends.
The flowers look delicate and soft, but begonias are rough enough to be your indoor hanging plants. They’ll give you the nicest blooms provided you give them proper maintenance.
Overall, you need to pay attention to the soil. You don’t want it dry completely. You need to keep it humid or moist (not wet) and your begonias look pretty all the time.
17. Don’t forget the classic English Ivy
One of the best and affordable way to get a classic vibes in the house is by completing it with English Ivy (Hedera helix). Once always nicely covering any old house walls, now you may update the status and bring the Ivy in the house.
For the interior uses, you need to put the Ivy in a pot. Hang them on the living room and watch the leaves grow flowing down gracefully.
As it can grow wide and long, you probably need to trim it regularly.
18. Impatiens for the colorful living room
Ever heard impatiens? No? How about bizzy lizzy? Both are names for the same plant, the Impatiens walleriana.
In their combinations, you may find them in various colors of yellow, red, purple, white, and pink. They work well for indoor hanging plants.
They’re also easy to maintain, as they’re easy to grow –as they can thrive and bloom in moderate sunlight and just enough moisture in its soil.
19. Good golden pothos for a great kitchen
Update the kitchen into a greener haven with this golden phothos (Epipremnum aureum). Once set, your kitchen should look far lovelier.
Along with its affordability, golden photos are also known good to filter the air. They purify the interior air of pollutants.
For the reasons, golden photos are also good options if you want to have hanging plants in bedrooms. These plants, just like any other plants in this list, are easy to maintain.
20. Sweet living room with flowers -fuschia
You’ve known some types of indoor hanging plants, now we offer you again with this beautiful fuschia.
Hang this sweet-looking flowers in your living room and feel the delicate beauty shine out of it. But be sure to keep it with care.
Unlike most other plants in this list, this plant is prone to bugs. So you need to keep watch it carefully –and don’t forget to shower it regularly, but not too much. This plant also need enough sunlight to survive.
21. Cool indoor hanging plants: Chenille Plant
Like to have exotic plant with flowers again? Whether in the gardens, porches, or living room, this Chenille Plant (Acalypha hispida) should be your next pick.
The bright red colors of the flowers (actually groups of pistils) are good conversation starter stuff, so you might want to put in your terrarium or living room.
But be sure to prune the plant regularly, as it can grow so long (up to around 15 feet). These plants also love sunlight.
22. Easy low maintenance plant with flowers, geranium
Almost forgotten from this list is this lovely geranium. If you still have empty open spots in the house and need to look charming in colors, this plant will do you good.
Geranium has a variety of elegant colors, they make an impressive vibes around your homes –and in the eyes of anyone looking at it.
With proper care, geranium won’t disappoint you. Be sure to give them enough water (they love it, but don’t wat the soil get too wet) and sunlight.
23. Burrow’s tail for a Scandinavian living rooms
For your minimalist Scandinavian living rooms, you need the matching ‘minimalist’ hanging plants for them. The plants which should meet the cute minimalist theme of the styles.
Succulents are good for the purposes. The idea is, just like the essence of Scandinavian theme, finding the long lasting characters of things –and succulent are known robust enough to live in minimalist mode –they won’t complaint from lack of water.
Other than showering them when the soil completely dry, you need to make sure that the plants have plenty of sunshine, like putting them next to the windows.
24. Hanging plants with flowers again, the sun rose
Living rough and Spartan in dry areas doesn’t mean that you cannot have small beauties in your living room. There’re portulaca (Portulaca grandiflora) to enjoy.
These indoor hanging plants live well in dry or hot conditions. They’re easy to thrive with only occasional watering. Hang them next to the windows or in your terrarium.
The color varieties of these sun rose should make your living room or sun room look impressive –and make good conversation starter.
25. Boston Fern for the cutest bedroom
Boston ferns (Nephrolepis exaltata) are the right choice when you want to have safe indoor plants. If you worried about your pets’ safety, these Boston ferns are safe for them.
Furthermore, these plants are also good to clean the indoor air. Yes, the ferns are good to get rid of the toxic stuff in the air. For the reason, you can put the plants in the bedroom.
Boston ferns used to live in humid areas, but these plants won’t complaint living in rather dry areas. In keeping these plants, be sure to give them good air circulation.
26. Petunia for living rooms with plenty of sunlight
If your living rooms or kitchens happen to sit right next big sun windows, it would be nicer if you add colors into them with Petunia (Petunia atkinsiana)
Along the sweet vibrant colors, these flower plants are also easy to maintain. As the thumb of rules, you only need to water them occasionally and they’ll grow and bloom.
You also need to make sure that the plants have enough sunlight, so hang them near the windows. So they may thrive and grow and inject vibrant colors into your rooms.
27. Good simple indoor hanging plants with bird’s nest fern
For the last hanging plant ideas in this list, we offer you this Bird’s Nest Fern (Asplenium nidus). Unlike most of the other previous plants, this plant is epiphytes –they need other plant to hang on to live.
So, instead of a flower pot, you need to provide organic media for it to hang –in this example is a whole coconut. The husk will give them nice and strong pads for them to grow strong and beautiful.
Depending on the sunlight’s availability, the fern’s leaves can scrunch or flatten. Less sun will make them flatten, while too much light make them scrunch.
That’s it. You have met some 27 indoor hanging plants ideas. Some are easy to grow and only need low maintenance. Some other come with flowers. But all are sweet and cute for indoor decoration.
We hope you enjoy this list and even can spark your interest in indoor planting. Lastly, have a good day.