12 Low Maintenance Plants

for Hanging Baskets

Hanging baskets are one way to beautify and maximize your outdoor space. Furthermore, you can shift them around and use different colors to decorate your patio or deck.

Apart from knowing how to plant a hanging basket, you need to also get the right plants. Low-maintenance plants that have a long season of bloom and don’t require daily watering are the best choices.

Petunias come in different varieties and colors, aspects that work best for hanging baskets. When planted, petunias hang in various drifts of color.


Bacopa plants have a gentle trailing effect and tend to thrive where there’s some shade. They grow over 18 inches in length and come in white or blue flowers.


Although Fuschia plants grow as annuals in more northern zones, they are tender perennials popular for their unique hanging flowers.

Hanging Fuschia