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How to Choose Perfect Plants for Your Juliet Balcony

Updated: Jun 3, 2022

Nowadays, Juliet Balcony act as a beautiful architectural feature where colourful flowers complete the look like a fine piece of jewellery.

Initially, they were built for functional reasons solely for extra natural light and airflow in colder buildings.

They became an architectural statement in Europe during the 18th and 19th centuries representing sophistication and elegance. In the early 19th century, Juliet balconies became more popular in the UK, in the era of romanticism, high fashion, glamour and extravagance.

The Best Plants For Juliet Balcony

  • Pansy - partial shade lover, may require twice daily watering during warmer weather.

  • Impatiens - water them regularly, keep them moist, but not too wet. They tend to grow well in partial sun.

  • Begonias - prefer shady corners, they do not require a lot of water.

  • Marigold - very little water, full sunshine lover.

  • Verbena - very little water. loves full sunshine.

  • Morning Glory - full sun, little water.

  • Pelargonium - full sun all day, water every two to three days.

  • Petunia - full sunshine required, no need to be watered that often.