Plants suitable for Roof Terraces, Balconies and Patios

Updated for Autumn / Winter 2015 & 2016 Seasons

Plants for Roof Terraces ideally need to be wind resistant and drought tolerant.
Plants for Roof Terraces ideally need to be wind resistant and drought tolerant.

Designing gardens for roof terraces, balconies and patios can be one of the most challenging areas in which to create sustainable planting.  The problem with these areas is that invariably they are exposed to wind and sun, with very little shade, and the plants need to be kept permanently in planters which can cause them to dry out quickly. Read more Plants suitable for Roof Terraces, Balconies and Patios