Choosing Plants

PLANTED Living Walls

The MOST Important Factors In Choosing Your Plants Are

LIGHT requirements & the TYPE of plant

 
 
 

Shade Tolerant

Great for Indoor Living Walls With Low Light

 
 

 
 

Click on the CATEGORY that best matches your light


 

PLANTS FOR DIRECT SUN


 

PLANTS FOR SOME SUN

 
Dolce Key Lime, Creeping Fig, Dolce Mocha Mint, Pilea Aluminum, and Button Fern

Dolce Key Lime, Creeping Fig, Dolce Mocha Mint, Pilea Aluminum, and Button Fern

Spider Plant, Nepthytis Allusion, Bird's Nest Fern, Cordyline Red Star, Rubber Plant, and Peperomia Rasberry Ripple 

Spider Plant, Nepthytis Allusion, Bird's Nest Fern, Cordyline Red Star, Rubber Plant, and Peperomia Rasberry Ripple 

 

 

PLANTS FOR SEMI-SHADE

 
Peace Lilies, Spider Plants, Heart-leaf Philodendron, Golden Pothos, Boston Ferns, and Hedera Helix

Peace Lilies, Spider Plants, Heart-leaf Philodendron, Golden Pothos, Boston Ferns, and Hedera Helix

Foxtail Ferns, Boston Ferns, Burgundy Lace Painted Ferns, Dwarf Asparagus Fern, Mother Fern, and Austral Gem Fern

Foxtail Ferns, Boston Ferns, Burgundy Lace Painted Ferns, Dwarf Asparagus Fern, Mother Fern, and Austral Gem Fern

 

 

PLANTS FOR SHADE

 
Maidenhair - Silver Dollar Fern, Sapphire Suzzane Aglaonema, Etta Rose Aglaonema, Bird's Nest Fern, Cutlass Aglaonema, Chinese Evergreen

Maidenhair - Silver Dollar Fern, Sapphire Suzzane Aglaonema, Etta Rose Aglaonema, Bird's Nest Fern, Cutlass Aglaonema, Chinese Evergreen

 


Direct Sun

Indoors: Within 2 feet of a south facing window. The sun will shine directly on the plant through the window.

Outdoors: Plants receive at least 6 hours of direct sunlight daily.



Some Direct Sun

Indoors: Brightly lit area with some sunlight falling on the leaves during the day. Next to a a west or east facing window OR within 2 to 5 feet of a south facing window. 

Outdoors: Plants receive dappled direct sunlight or are in a brightly lit area for most of the day.



Semi-Shade

Indoors: Close to but not in a zone lit by direct sunlight. About 5 feet away from a window that is sunlit for part of the day OR close to a large sunless window.  

Outdoors: Protected from direct sun but in an area with enough light to read comfortably for most of the day.



Shade

Indoors: A poorly lit area within 5 to 8 feet of a sunlit window OR 2 to 5 feet from a sunless window.

Outdoors: Protected from direct sun. Directly shaded by a low-hanging tree or other object blocking the sun.