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Hanging Plants Guide: The Ultimate List of Best Hanging Plants

Maximize the vertical space in your home and collect easy-care, hanging plants.

"There's no such thing as too many plants."

Yes, that's correct, even the smallest spaces can be utilized to make space for your plant babies!

Plants are great for adding life and color to a room, but they can take up valuable floor and table space. If you’re looking for a way to add greenery without taking up more space, consider the hanging plants. They give you the same benefits of bringing nature inside but in a more space-efficient manner. Plus, it’s a pretty cool trick to show off at parties!

The Benefits?

Because ceilings tend to be larger than floors or tabletops, they offer plenty of room to grow. You also can display plants on your ceiling in ways you might not think of with other surfaces. Stems and vines can dangle down from the ceiling alongside pendant lights, creating an interesting ambiance that adds visual interest to the room.

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Here are the best, low-maintenance hanging plants you can add to any room:

Philodendron Brasil

The Philodendron Brasil is a fast-growing, easy, vining plant. Its graceful, glossy heart-shaped leaves are dark green with yellow variegation in the center of the leaf.

Cebu Blue Pothos

Cebu Blue Pothos / Epipremnum Pinnatum, is a unique, beautiful and popular variety of pothos with shiny, silvery-blue leaves that seem to sparkle in the right light. She can trail or climb that can make her a gorgeous addition to any indoor jungle. Bonus, she is an easy-care plant as well!

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Spider Plants

The Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum) is a low-maintenance, easy-care tropical houseplant. Not only are they easy to keep alive, but they also look stunning with their wild, long leaves.

Neon Pothos

The Neon Pothos is labelled as such for its bright green neon colour throughout its leaves and stems. ‘Neon’ has all the rugged, durable characteristics that houseplant lovers expect from Pothos, but with glowing, neon-green foliage. Its scientific name is Epipremnum Aureum, and it belongs to the family of Araceae. In the woods, Neon Pothos grows in subtropical forests, mostly in Asia and Australia. It proliferates because it can flourish in pretty dark places hence one of its famous nicknames, Devil’s Ivy

Pearls and Jade Pothos

A perfect houseplant for beginners, pothos is one of the easiest you can grow -- and one of the most popular. This hardy indoor plant features dark green leaves splashed and marbled in shades of yellow, cream, or white. Pothos is wonderfully versatile in the home: You can grow it in hanging baskets to trail down, let it climb a totem or trellis, or grow horizontally along a tabletop or mantle.

Golden Pothos

Epipremnum aureum, also known as Golden Pothos or Devil's Ivy, is a favourite among the Canadian plant community. They are simple to care for, work as great air purifiers, and are easy to propagate.

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English Ivy

English ivy is a versatile plant that can be grown indoors or outdoors. They can be grown in hanging baskets and in pots of their own. Ivy is often trained on trellis frames.

String of Hearts

The String of Hearts (Ceropegia Woodii) is a trailing succulent-like plant native to South Africa. The delicate heart-shaped foliage and slender vines can reach up to 12' long in its natural environment and have earned this plant many nicknames, including Rosary Vine and Sweetheart Vine.

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Philodendron Cordatum

Philodendron Cordatum, sometimes called a "Sweetheart Vine" or "Heart Leaf Philodendron", is a lovely trailing houseplant with heart-shaped emerald green leaves. This fast-growing plant can trail in a romantic fashion. A stress-free and beautiful addition to your indoor zen space.

Satin Pothos

The Satin Pothos is a plant native to Bangladesh, Thailand, Malaysia, Borneo, and the Philippines. So, don't be surprised when it requests both heat and some humidity! Beautiful and sleek, this plant has dark green leaves and spotted silver markings.