For those who live by the sea you may have noticed some plants don’t last in coastal conditions. We have chosen 10 plants that would be perfect for coastal conditions. These plants handle harsh conditions like drought, wind, and dry air which makes them ideal for a coastal balcony. 


1. Lily of the Nile- Agapanthus (Alliaceae)

Season: Summer.

Water:  1-2 times a week.

Soil: Well-drained soil.

Placement:  Sun or Partial Shade.

lily of the nile
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2. Lion’s Tail Agave- Agave (Agave attenuata)

Season: Summer.

Water:  1 time a week.

Soil: Well-drained soil.

Placement: Full sun or shade.

Lion's tale plant
Sources: Image 1

 

3.Bamboo—Fargesia Robusta Campbell

Season: Summer.

Water:  1-2 times a week.

Soil: Rich, humus soil.

Placement: Full sun or shade.

Bamboo plant
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4.    Australian Laurel- Japanese Pittosporum (Pittosporum tobira)

Season: Summer.

Water:  1-2 times a week.

Soil: Rich, humus soil.

Placement: Full sun or shade.

Australian Laurel- Japanese Pittosporum (Pittosporum tobira)
Source: Image 1 
 

5. Dwarf oleander (Nerium oleander)

Season: Summer to Autumn.

Water:  1 time a week.

Soil: Dry soil.

Placement: Full sun or shade.

Dwarf oleander (Nerium oleander)
Source: Image 1 
 

6. Lady Palm

Season: Summer.

Water:  1 time a week.

Soil: Well-drained to moist soil. 

Placement: Full sun or shade.

Lady palm 
Source: Image 1
 

7. Gollum- Crassula Ovata

Season: Summer.

Water:  1 time a week.

Soil: Loam soil with good drainage.  

Placement:  Full Sun. 
Gollum- Crassula Ovata 
Source: Image 1
 

8. Silver falls- Dichondra

Season: Summer.

Water:  1-2 times a week.

Soil: Loam soil with good drainage.  

Placement:  Sun or partial sun.  


Source: Image 1
 

9. Golden barrel cactus

Season: Late Spring to Early Summer.

Water:  1 time a week.

Soil: Loam soil with good drainage.  

Placement:  Full Sun.  


Sources: Image 1
 

10. Blue chalk sticks – Sencio Mandraliscae

Season:  Summer.

Water:  1 time a week.

Soil: Loam soil with good drainage.  

Placement:  Full Sun.  

Blue chalk sticks – Sencio Mandraliscae
Sources: Image 1