How to Choose the Right Plants for Your Plant Wall

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There are many types of plants for your plant wall, but what are the best go-to plants for indoor plant walls? Check out these tips on how to choose houseplants that will thrive on your wall.

Aside from picking a suitable spot for your plant wall and designing the perfect plant wall system, you also need to consider the best type of plants for your wall plant wall. Cara Anderson, the designer and owner of Plant Roost Design, shares with MyDomaine that the best go-to plants for indoor plant walls must have the same type of care.

For your plant wall, choose indoor plants like Dracaena, Pothos, and Philodendron since these plants can do well with a little neglect. Here are the different types of plants that will thrive on your plant wall.


Create Lush Texture With Ferns

  • Maidenhair
  • Rabbit’s Foot
  • Staghorn Fern
  • Sword Fern

General Care

Sunlight: Most ferns do well in part shade, but some types will do well under quite a bit of sun, as long as you provide them with enough water. For shade-loving ferns, it’s best to keep their soil moist. Never allow the soil to dry out between watering.

Water: Most ferns like evenly moist soil since allowing the soil to dry out between waterings can cause stress to these plants, so it’s best to water them regularly.

Humidity: All ferns love humid conditions, so we suggest that you mist them regularly, place them on pebble trays, or near a humidifier.


Use Vines for Natural Shade

  • English Ivy
  • Pothos
  • Rosary Vine
  • String of Pearls

General Care

Sunlight: If you want to use trailing plants for your plant wall, be sure that it will receive lots of bright, indirect sunlight.

Water: Avoid overwatering your trailing plants because they are prone to root rot. Allow the soil to completely dry before watering.

Humidity: Generally, trailing houseplants prefer 40% to 60% humidity, much higher than the average humidity level. Increase humidity by misting your plants regularly or placing a humidifier near your plant wall.


Add Pops of Color

  • Begonia
  • Geranium
  • Lavender
  • Peace Lily

General Care

Sunlight: For blooming plants like Peace Lily, it’s best to provide them with partial shade or low light. However, some blooming plants can thrive under any type of light, as long as you provide the right amount of water.

Water: Avoid overwatering your blooming plants. It’s best to allow the soil to dry before watering again.

Humidity: Similar to trailing houseplants, blooming plants prefer humid conditions. Increase humidity by misting your plants regularly or placing a humidifier near your plant wall.


Succulents for Low-Maintenance Care

  • Dudleya
  • Hens and Chicks
  • Jade Plant
  • Stonecrop

General Care

Sunlight: Succulents love light. Some types prefer bright, indirect light, and others prefer full sun for at least 4-6 hours a day. It’s important to rotate succulents frequently for equal light distribution.

Water: Water the soil directly and allow the soil to dry out before watering.

Humidity: Succulents prefer dry environments or low humid conditions, which makes them perfect for indoor plant wall.

Practice good hygiene for your plant wall to thrive. Make sure to clean the leaves with a damp cloth to avoid attracting pests. Also, consider the best soil to use for your plants. Check out our Plant Care blog to learn more about different houseplants and tips on how to keep your plants alive and healthy.

Whatever houseplant you choose to transform your home into a lively oasis, you’ll definitely need a stylish planter to display your plant baby in. No matter what your style, there’s an Omysa planter that will be perfect with your garden and home’s décor. From ceramics to fiberstone, check out Omysa’s Shop and add it to your cart!

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