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Top 30 Best Indoor Hanging Plants That Beauty Your Home

Written by Lisa

Oct 27 2021

Top 30 Best Indoor Hanging Plants That Beauty Your Home
Want to let your home become sweeter? Besides putting pure and fresh natural adornment, you still need to grow a few lush green plants. Use containers of different sizes and hang baskets on windowsills or balconies to create attractive hanging plants. These indoor hanging plants are especially easy to grow and support. Let’s find out what types of plants you can grow as hanging plants indoors.

Arrowhead Plant

Like most vines, Arrowhead plant will creep along with a support if one is provided as it reaches maturity, otherwise it acts much like a ground cover plant, making it well suited for containers, as well as indoor trellis ideas. Arrowhead plant is lovely in container or hanging basket by itself, or with a companion plant. Most Arrowhead Plants have variegated leaves that evolve as the plant matures from a simple arrow shaped structure, into a divided, long-lobed leaf.
Arrowhead Plants have multiple indoor uses and grow well planted in hanging baskets allowing the stems to cascade over the side, in regular pots, or used with a moss stick or indoor trellis system allowing the stems to crawl upward. Just make sure the container has bottom drain holes so the soil doesn’t remain too soggy.
Tropical in nature, arrowhead plants are perfect for a sunroom or greenhouse conservatory where ample heat, light, and humidity will encourage their growth. Provide your arrowhead plant with the right growing conditions, and you will have a lush and healthy hanging plant.
Haning Arrowhead Plant
Hanging Arrowhead Plant

Bird's Nest Fern (Asplenium Nidus)

Bird's Nest Fern (Asplenium Nidus) is a large shade-tolerate foliage plant, which hangs indoors and has a unique tropical flavor. Birds Nest Fern is planted under tropical garden trees or on rockery rocks. The small potted hanging plants are used to decorate the bright living room, meeting room, study and bedroom. As an epiphytic plant, bird’s nest ferns are accustomed to growing with minimal potting hanging container. So your plant generally won’t need repotting if its stems have run out of space. Instead, these ferns will need repotting once they’ve grown so large that they’re unstable in their hanging pot and need a larger container to attach themselves to.
Hanging Birds Nest Fern
Hanging Birds Nest Fern

Babys Tears Plant

Baby Tears Plant (Soleirolia Soleirolii) is a creeping perennial with small, bright green leaves, ideal for a pot flower background or hanging plant indoors. baby tears plant plants work well in a variety of container situations. In a small hanging basket, the spreading plants can spill attractively over the sides. In a terrarium, the plants can creep to the edges of the glass, hiding all bare soil. Baby Tears Plant is a popular small foliage plant grown for ornamental purposes. It has lovely green stems and can be used indoor hanging plants.
Hanging Baby Tears Plant
Hanging Baby Tears Plant

Boston Fern

Boston Fern, also known as high kidney fern, is a perennial evergreen fern herb. Boston fern is a kind of pendant fern foliage plant, suitable as potted indoor hanging plants, and its crawling branches can be cut off as decorative materials.
Boston Fern's seedlings grow straight and erect, perfect for sitting on a desk, but when the leaves are long enough to hang down, Boston Fern is perfect for hanging up to decorate the air. At the same time, Boston fern is a very good air purification plant indoors.
Hanging Boston Fern
Hanging Boston Fern

String of Hearts (Ceropegia Woodii)

String of Hearts Plant (Ceropegia woodii) is a elegans blue | succulent plant in the genus chandelier of the Asclepiaceae. The leaf shape and leaf color are beautiful and of high ornamental values. Potted String of Hearts plants can be placed next to TVs and computers, or they can be indoor hanging plants to absorb formaldehyde and other substances to purify the air. It is a succulent plant that represents love. 
Hanging String of Hearts Plant
Hanging String of Hearts Plant

Chenille Plant (Echeveria Pulvinata)

Chenille plant is a species of Echeveria Pulvinata with a rose-like shape. Tiny white hairs cover the leaves, giving them a velvety feel. The rosettes grow to three to four inches wide. Chenille plant has velvety green leaves and red tips, and bell-shaped orange flowers adorn this beautiful succulent. With a height of 30cm, it is a perfect plant in a pot, either outdoors or indoors, or in the rockery along with other succulents. This is a small, shrubby and sparsely branched plant, whose discreet bearing allows it to be perfect for growing in a pot. Growing Chenille plant as a succulent hanging basket plant can be very attractive.
Chenille Plant (Echeveria Pulvinata)
Chenille plant

Christmas Cactus

Christmas Cactus is a favorite indoor potted flower. Christmas cactus is usually a potted plant with a long flowering period. It can be hanging plant indoors. Christmas Cactus is beautiful in shape and showy in flowers. It can be grown indoors where the sunlight is not enough, and can be used to decorate the study and living room.
Christmas Cactus
Christmas Cactus

Devil’s Ivy

Devil's ivy, also known as the Golden ivy, is a tropical evergreen vine. As perennial evergreen climbing shrubs, Devil's Ivy owns a great deal of beautiful leaves, making it a best hanging plant. Grown indoors, Devil's ivy adds lush green hanging baskets, table tops or trellis planting with additional vines.The trimmed parts can even grow in water containers, making this plant ideal for kitchen and bathroom environments.
Hanging Devisl Ivy
Hanging Devisl Ivy

Heartleaf Philodendron

Heartleaf philodendron is an evergreen grass vine native to Central America and the West Indies. The vine length is 3~6m, the buds have membranous bud sheath, alternate heart-shaped to long-shaped leaves. The foliage potted plants are allowed to climb to become column-shaped ones for indoor decoration, or plant them as potted hanging plant to admire the trailing foliage. In addition to the general original green leaves, there are also golden heart green leaves with golden yellow leaves 'Lemon Lime’ and spotted heart green leaves with irregular yellow and green spots 'Brasil'.
Hanging Heartleaf Philodendron
Hanging Heartleaf Philodendron

Hoya Carnosa Plants

Hoya Carnosa, also called Wax Plant, is a common house plant special for its attractive foliage and sweetly scented flowers. Hoya Carnosa does not have strict requirements for light, so It can be kept in an environment with enough scattered light. It is grown well in pots and hanging baskets as haning plant. Hoya Carnosa belongs to vine plant, which has very strong climbing ability and can climb on the balcony resembling a green curtain. Hoya Carnosa also has big balls of flowers, making it a really beautiful potted plant.
Hanging Hoya Carnosa Plants
Hanging Hoya Carnosa Plants

Lipstick Plants

Lipstick Plant is an evergreen vine that has appendages and are often grown in hanging baskets. The stem droops about 1 meter long. Leaves are opposite, leaves ovate, elliptic or obovate. Lipstick Plant is one of the best ornamental hanging plants with beautiful flowers and leaves. Lipstick plants love warm, bright sunlight and shade. Lack of light, it is easy to cause long branches and not easy to blossom; Too much light turns the leaves reddish-brown. The best place to place the hanging plant is one meter away from the south window.
Hanging Lipstick Plants
Hanging Lipstick Plants

Marble Queen Pothos

Marble Queen Pothos is easy-care houseplant, which is a great indoor plant for beginners. Queen Pothos grows under tall trees and naturally likes a cool and moist environment, so it is suitable for growing in a ventilated place with sufficient scattered light and warm temperature. Marble Queen Pothos is a large evergreen vine that, like the plants of the chlorophytum and ivy, has a strong ability to purify the air and is suitable for growing in hanging basket. Marble Queen Pothos can absorb trichloroethylene, formaldehyde and so on in the air, which is suitable as hanging plants in newly renovated homes. 
Hanging Marble Queen Pothos
Hanging Marble Queen Pothos

Rhipsalis Baccifera (Mistletoe Cactus)

Rhipsalis Baccifera (also known as mistletoe cactus) is an elegant epiphytic succulent with long filamentous stems and many milky white flowers, followed by mistletoe like fruit. Like most cacti, it has succulent stems, but these Rhipsalis Baccifera stems are weak, slender, narrow, and drooping. The Rhipsalis Baccifera is easy to grow and has very minimal needs. Rhipsalis Baccifera is beautiful when grown as an ornamental, hanging plant. It is best grown near large west or west-facing windows, or on a shaded porch.
Hanging Rhipsalis Baccifera (Mistletoe Cactus)
Hanging Rhipsalis Baccifera (Mistletoe Cactus)

Moth Orchid

Moth Orchids are popular for their beautiful flowers and varied flower shapes and colors. Therefore, it is the most widely cultivated orchid in the world. They can enjoy the flowers for a long time and have a large number of flowers. Moth Orchids can absorb harmful gases indoors and can not only purify the air but also be used as potted hanging plants for ornamental use. 
Moth Orchid
Moth Orchid

Neon Pothos

Generally, every gardening lover will grow a pot of Pothos plant, which not noly has fresh green leave, but also can absorb harmful substances in the air, playing the role of air purification at home. Neon Pothos plant is easy-care houseplant, which is a great indoor plant for beginners. 
It is easy to grow root at internodes place, so Neon Pothos has climbing ability, which allows it clings to trunk, railings, walls, or as haning plants. The stem and leaf will grow up, the greater the hanging down the stem and leaf will become smaller.
Hanging Neon Pothos
Hanging Neon Pothos

Peperomia Obtusifolia (Baby Rubber Plant)

Peperomia Obtusifolia also called Baby Rubber Plant, is an ornamental foliage plant with beautiful round leaves. Peperomia Obtusifolia is not tall so it can plant in a small pot next wall as a small hanging plant. Peperomia Obtusifolia has a strong air purification effect, which can can purple heart plant | grow indoors including living room, office, study room, etc. It can grow normally in indoor conditions for a long time. 
Peperomia Obtusifolia (Baby Rubber Plant)
Peperomia Obtusifolia

Philodendron Birkin

Philodendron Birkin, a foliage plant, is native to South America and is a common perennial evergreen herb in tropical and subtropical regions. Philodendron Birkin is a unique and easy-care indoor plant with dark green leaves streaked with light yellow, and each leaf has a unique pattern. The slow-growing nature of Philodendron Birkin also makes it a popular hanging plant indoors, because you can choose a nice pot for it and not have to worry about repot it for at least a few years, and probably never.
Hanging Philodendron Birkin
Philodendron Birkin

Philodendron Micans

Philodendron Micans has velvety foliage and heart-shaped leaves. The color of the front of Philodendron Micans leaves varies from dark green to purple when exposed to sunlight. The underside of the leaves is deep purplish red, while the edges of the new leaves are pink. Philodendron Micans is one of the beginners' favorite plants because it grows fast, is easy to care and propagate, making it ideal for an indoor houseplant or hanging plants. Most importantly, it is inexpensive. Philodendron Micans can be gracefully dangled from a hanging basket, or provided with latticework to climb into many interesting shapes.
Hanging Philodendron Micans
Hanging Philodendron Micans

Pilea Peperomioides

Pilea Peperomioides, a perennial herb, is a very common indoor foliage hanging plant. Its leaves are smooth and green, which is very beautiful. Pilea Peperomioides also has a strong carbon dioxide absorption effect, which can turn waste gas into oxygen, so that the indoor environment becomes more clean and fresh. Most importantly, Pilea Peperomioides is easy to grow and care for. Pilea Peperomioides is suitable for growing in the hanging basket. 
Hanging Pilea Peperomioides
Hanging Pilea Peperomioides

Polka Dot Plant

The plant height of Polka Dot Plant can reach about 30~60 cm, but the potted plants are usually controlled within 10-15 cm. The leaf surface is olive green with red, pink or white spots on it, which make it a popular indoor hanging plant. Bright, indirect light will work best for Polka dot plant. Indoors, a spot near a window with morning sun will give your plant a good amount of healthy sunlight.
Polka Dot Plant

Prayer Plant

The Prayer Plant is a popular foliage plant for its beautiful decorative leaves. Prayer Plants fold up their leaves at night and extend at day, which is very unique and interesting. Prayer plants are very commonly used as houseplants for their natural habit. Prayer plant not only can be placed in bright rooms for long-term viewing, but also in dark rooms for long-term viewing. The leaves of Prayer plants are colorful and grow better in places with poor light than in strong light. As good hanging plants, they are more suitable for indoor care and have a strong ability to adapt to the environment.
Hanging Prayer Plant
Hanging Prayer Plant

Spider Plant

The Spider plant has broad, light green leaves attached to short stems with thick, cylindrical Succulent roots. It often gives rise to a number of tufts on the Flower stem from the bud with roots of small plants, very interesting. Spider plant grows fast and is easy to grow, and can be grown and appreciated all year round in a brighter room. It is one of the most appropriate hanging plant or plant that put on a cabinet top or flower rack.
Hanging Spider Plant
Hanging Spider Plant

Staghorn Fern

Staghorn fern is a perennial epiphytic herbaceous fern with two types of leaves. The basic leaves grow on the trunk of the tree. The leaves can grow for 3-5 times and split irregularly into antler-like branches. To grow your staghorn fern in a pot, fill a container that has a drainage hole with your chosen growing medium, and moisten it well. Lay the fern on top, with the underside of the basal fronds against the surface of the growing medium. You can also grow a staghorn fern in a wire hanging basket lined with an inch of sphagnum moss and then filled with well-draining growing medium.
Hanging Staghorn Fern
Hanging Staghorn Fern

Strawberry Begonia

Strawberry Begonia (Saxifraga Stolonifera) is a perennial plant. Due to its cold tolerance and shade preference, it is often grown as a houseplant. Strawberry Begonia stems long prostrate flagging, stem tip with small strain, is like a golden thread hanging lotus. When placed indoors, strawberry begonias are usually growing in a hanging basket. 
Hanging Strawberry Begonia
Hanging Strawberry Begonia

String of Pearls

String of Pearls is named for its small oval, full green leaves, which are shaped like Pearls. String of Pearls are succulents with high ornamental value, which are very much loved by many flowers. It can not only purify the air, but also decorate the indoor environment very well. Under suitable condition, String of Pearls can grow quickly and is more suitable for growing in hanging pots.
Hanging String of Pearls
Hanging String of Pearls

String of Turtles

Known for leaves that resemble turtle shells, thus inspires the common name - String of Turtles. The String of Turtles Plant is a rare and easy-care houseplant, which is a great indoor plant for beginners. The leaves of String of Turtles Plant are relatively thick and have strong air purification effect, which can be preserved as hanging plants in the living room, study room or bedroom.
Hanging String of Turtles Plant
Hanging String of Turtles Plant

String of Dolphins

String of Dolphins (Senecio Peregrinus) is a beautiful succulent. True to its name, this trailing succulent has a series of fleshy leaves that look like little leaping dolphins. Because String of Dolphins are trailing succulents, they are well suited to hanging baskets. String of Dolphins is one of the "string" succulents, which grow trailing stems that can reach 1.0' to 3.0' long. In the wild, these Senecio varieties creep along as a ground cover. They also shine in a hanging pot where they can create a dense cascade of greenery.
Hanging String of Dolphins
Hanging String of Dolphins

Tillandsia (Air Plant)

Tillandsia is also called Air plant. It is the only plant on earth that is completely born in the air. Tillandsia can grow luxuriantly without soil and can bloom bright flowers, which makes it a perfect hanging plant. Tillandsia can absorb moisture and nitrogen compounds in the air by the fluff of the leaf, and can live without special care, but the growth is quite slow.
Hanging Tillandsia
Hanging Tillandsia

Goldfish Plant

Goldfish plant gets its name because the flowers look so much like goldfish. The goldfish plant (Scientific Name: nematanthus gregarious.) is a perennial herb with non-fluffy stems. Goldfish Plant is not only foliage plant but also flower-watching plant, which is suitable for an indoor potted plant or hanging plant, placed on the top of the cabinet, a few shelves or windowsill.
Hanging Goldfish Plant
Hanging Goldfish Plant

Aluminum Plant

Aluminum Plant is an evergreen perennial in the family Urticaceae, also known as the Pilea cadierei. Most people usually grow Aluminum Plant as a hanging or tabletop plant. Aluminum Plant is mostly desired for its attractive leaves. Each individual leaf grows from the ground and branches out in an umbrella-like style. Aluminum Plant are oval in shape, thin, and arranged in opposite pairs. In addition, Aluminum Plant edges are slightly jagged and the top surface has four rows of raised metallic silver patches.
Hanging Aluminum Plant
Hanging Aluminum Plant