Top 10 Hanging Indoor Plants
Updated: Sep 3, 2019
Looking for plants that will add a touch of lushness to your home decor?
Trailing houseplants are what you need! These green gems will look great when hanged in baskets and large pots.
1. String Of Pearls
This fascinating trailing succulent will look just perfect in a hanging basket.
Aren't those small green bubbles the cutest leaves you've ever seen?
This plant needs light as bright as can be, and does not like to be wet – water only when the top half of the soil is dry.
2. Golden Pothos
One of the easiest houseplants to care for, the Devil's Ivy can tolerate infrequent watering and low light.
Also known as Epipremnum aureus, this plant will trail and cling around anything in its path, spreading and sliding towards sources of light.
3. Peperomia Prostrata
This small vining plant looks beautiful thanks to the thick green succulent leaves with white veins.
It will form a thick mat and cascade over the sides of the pot.
Although this is a spreading plant, it is easy to prune and to keep under control.
4. String Of Hearts
Also called Rosary Vine, this plant has a distinctive personality thanks to the heart-shaped leaves and the purple tones.
The String Of Hearts is a durable trailing houseplant. It's easy to care, and its botanic name is Ceropegia Woodii.
Let it dry in between waterings and give it lots of bright indirect light, and it will thrive.
5. Grape Ivy
Grape Ivy is a trailing vining plant that will look beautiful sitting on a table, hanging in a basket, or standing on the floor as a tall pole plant.
This tropical plant was once very popular, because it's easy to grow, and you can place it in any room of your home that receives medium light.
6. Philodendron Cordatum
Sometimes called Sweetheart Vine or Heart Leaf Philodendron, this Philodendron is a trailing and climbing popular houseplant.
Philodendron Cordatum will do best if placed in bright diffused indirect light, out of direct sun.
7. Burro's Tail
Sedum Morganianum aka Burro's Tail or Donkey Tail Plant is very easy to care for and propagate.
As it grows, it gets thick and heavy.
It will grow best in resistant hanging baskets and large pots.
The Burro's Tail likes bright shade or partial sun. Be sure not to overwater it, since all those leaves function as water storage.
8. Tradescantia Zebrina
Tradescantia Zebrina is a popular trailing houseplant famous for its variegated foliage.
Growing Tradescantia is easy, and you’ll find the plant to be quite adaptable.
It likes to be kept fairly moist, so water regularly, and place it in partial shade.
9. Hoya Carnosa
This tropical indoor plant is a classic. Often called “Wax plant” due to its thick waxy leaves, Hoya Carnosa lives forever and grows to be enormous.
It likes medium to bright indirect light and doesn't enjoy overwatering.
Given enough light, the Wax Plant will produce beautiful star-shaped flowers.
10. Lepismium Bolivianum
This quirky looking plant is a hardy tropical succulent mainly used as a hanging plant thanks to its long grassy leaves.
Lepismium Bolivianum needs a little water and wants a lot of light but no direct sunlight.
The plant can also hang outside during the summer.