Saturday, December 19, 2009

Tropical Hanging Plants

Homes and offices would have comfortable and easy look when hanging plants are there. When popularly placed they change the contour of the place. Thus hanging plants form a part of the interior d�cor. Tropical hanging plants enjoy the patronage because of their creeping compactness, climbing quality and mould ability. The flowers given out by tropical hanging plants require less moderate climate and conditions and are of that way adjustable.

Tropical hanging plants assume many forms. Allamanda looks cute. Essentially a shrub, it is noted for the compactness. That it produces large and bright yellow trumpet shaped flowers throughout the year further enhances the value. Finally, the fact that it can be confined to a pot makes it exceptional and a hot favorite of the home maker. It requires moderate amount of water but needs full sun. It is a semi-climber. Originating from Central America it has traveled places.

Begonia Mirage is another tropical hanging plant that can flourish in filtered sunlight and needs to be kept a little moist. A prime tropical hanging plant is the woody climber from Brazil, popularly known as Bougainvillea. The entire house or office gets decked by them if they are given freedom to grow. The remarkable specialty of this tropical hanging plant is that it can also be trimmed to be shrunk into a pot.

Summer is the time when bougainvillea would need to substantial quantity of water subject to drainage being good. Less water is required during winter but just enough to retain the leaves. Blooms happen when the growth is new. During the short days of the year, it is heavy. Bougainvilleas can be trimmed to make it bushy in to a large shrub, a bonsai or a patio tree. Frosty conditions hamper the flowering as the bougainvilleas are tropical hanging plants.

Another tropical hanging plant is the ric rac cactus that is known by its serrated leaves that resemble fish bones. Flowering happens when the plants become old and root bound that too during spring when medium sized pinkish white flowers appear. It needs shade and needs to be kept dry. Originating in Mexico, it has crept in to people�s homes and offices in the form of a hanging basket.

Millions heart flutter at the sight of �million hearts�. Looking like a hanging basket, this tropical hanging plant is easy to grow. Only the conditions have to be taken care of, particularly the temperature. They can survive in shade or filtered light. Dry conditions suit them. Originally from Philippines, they are spreading to places giving flowers during fall.

A string of stars is nothing to see stars on. The sprawling succulent tropical hanging plant spreads out from a hanging basket giving out small white flowers with a red center, throughout the year. They need full sun and bright shade, need to be kept moist during summer and dry during winter. Even though they flower during winter they are in a dormant state.

One of the favorite and popular tropical hanging plants is, the Hoyas. Their growth is not dependent on water but on drying of soil. They require shade and are therefore good indoor plants the joy of seeing them cascading a basket, giving out them fragrance. They are available as Sweet Heart Hoya, Shooting Stars Hoya.

Tropical hanging plants climb and creep yet get adapted to narrow confines. They require moderate thing for their upkeep. Tropical hanging plants beautify the interiors and deck the exteriors. No wonder people hang on to have a tropical hanging plant for their homes and offices.

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