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What can I plant in my green wall?

High performance living walls require more than just sound product design – careful attention must be paid to plant selection and pairing.  Our team has developed and is continually expanding LiveWall Plant Design Guides, which make recommendations for indoor and outdoor living walls based on climate, lighting, moisture requirements, and growth habit.

Plant guides suggest companion selections for perennial, annual, succulent, tropical, and edible vertical garden plants.  LiveWall owners will be thrilled with their planting design by sticking to the golden rules listed in the introduction to each catalog of green wall plants.  Call us at 877-554-4065 for the latest copy or email


Living Wall Plants - Annuals

Annuals provide bright colors and great flexibility to reinvent living walls annually or seasonally.


Cold Hardy Perennials in Green Wall

LiveWall recommends the hardiest perennials for serene, beautiful, and long-lived vertical gardens.


Warm Climate Succulents Live Wall

Shallow rooting succulents thrive in living walls for the longest time and using the least amount of water.


Carrots Grow in a Living Wall

Harvest fresh vegetables, fruits, greens and herbs from your LiveWall system.

Indoor / Tropical

Tropical plants in LiveWall.  Bromeliads and Boston Fern.

Tropical plants thrive year-round in the LiveWall Indoor living wall system.

How were the living wall plant design guides developed?

We have dozens of trial living walls at our facilities and nearby public sites.  In these trial walls, we test plants for both indoor and outdoor performance and hardiness.  We are constantly trialing up to hundreds of different plant selections at a given time, and require that plants be of sufficient size, hardiness, and low maintenance to thrive in our green wall system.  In addition to these trials in our temperate climate, we have set up trials in the United Arab Emirates to evaluate performance of desert-friendly green wall plants.  Learn more about our commitment to research on our About Us page.

How do I plant my living wall?

For more information on soil selection and planting your living wall, see our Green Wall Planting Instructions page.