Climbers in the house – which plants to choose?

Casandra Greer
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Vines and climbing plants are wonderful potted plants that will decorate any interior. Some of them grow well in poorly sunny places, so they will do well in the home or office. Additionally, they don’t require complicated care. Check, which plants are worth choosing.


This easy-care houseplant requires indirect light and weekly watering. The philodendron has heart-shaped, glossy leaves that turn green quickly. Usually the leaves are 5 – 10 cm long. They cover long slender stems, which can grow up to 1,2 m.

The philodendron grows well in a small pot for several years. Despite its tropical origin, this beautiful evergreen plant tolerates dry air well, although it appreciates occasional humidity. Remember to clean the leaves with a damp cloth once in a while. It is definitely worth repotting your philodendron every 2-3 years, in spring or early summer. Use a container with drainage holes to prevent root rot


Survives intense winters and reaches its peak in spring or summer. Jasmine will fill a space with a romantic, subtle aroma. You can place it near the door to greet visitors with a calming and relaxing scent. Although it can be grown in cold climates, it craves sun, fertile soil and water.


Nothing beats fuchsia when it comes to an explosion of vibrant, eye-catching flowers. You can find it at garden centers and nurseries. You can enjoy it all season long. Hang it near a window to make sure it gets enough light. If you want to put it outside, choose a shady spot. Fuchsia doesn’t like harsh, direct sunlight. Importantly, it is a perennial, so it can overwinter indoors. Bring it inside when the temperature drops below 7 degrees Celsius. It does not tolerate frost!

Pink Hoja

Pink Hoja looks stunning. Put it in a hanging basket for everyone to admire. It stands out with its clusters of showy star-shaped flowers. It does not like direct sunlight or temperature fluctuations.

Peperomia (pepper plant)

This is one of the easiest homegrown climbing plants. There are many varieties to choose from. These small potted plants are famous for their unique leaves. They can have striped, marbled or spotted patterns. Sometimes the peperomia catches the eye with oval, lanceolate or egg-shaped leaves. You can place it at eye level on a shelf or hang it in a basket. It then catches the eye with its cascading leaves. Wondering how to care for a peperom? Place the container in a bright spot and water when the soil is partially dry.

Hanging Leaf (Three Daisy Daisy)

This is another easy-to-grow potted plant. It has original, patterned blade-shaped leaves and long, creeping stems. It will decorate any interior. It needs a lot of light to keep its colorful leaves. On the other hand, too much sunlight may result in burning of the leaves. Remember to water daisy regularly and liberally during the warmer seasons. This will keep the soil moist for a longer period of time. In winter, abandon this rule, because you will slow down or stop the growth of the plant altogether. During the winter, the need for water is greatly reduced.

Tunbergia winged

It is popularly called black-eyed Susans. It is an excellent potted plant. It has beautiful green leaves and bright yellow or orange flowers. This sun-loving plant grows well in pots and hanging baskets, where its stems can reach a length of 0.9-2.4 m.

You can hang it outside in the summer. Grow it in pots, and the stems will climb up the trellises. Admittedly, yellow and orange flowers are the most popular, but sometimes they can be cream or pink.


This is one of the most popular potted plants. It adapts to many growing conditions. It grows well in a shady spot. It looks beautiful in a hanging basket. Ivy is easy in cultivation. It tolerates infrequent watering and doesn’t mind a little neglect. Remember that it is toxic, so keep it away from pets and children.

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