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Pink flowers for the balcony: 11 beautiful plants for the balcony box and the flower pot

Pink is a strong color that stands for joie de vivre. No wonder that pink-flowering plants are the highlight in flower boxes and planters and automatically attract everyone’s attention. If you want to give the outside area a splash of color, then you’ve come to the right place. Because we list 12 beautiful pink flowers for the balcony that bloom all summer long.

Pink flowers for balconies: fuchsias for shady balconies

Pink flowers for balcony fuchsia varieties and care tips

The fuchsias have established themselves as the classics for the shade balcony. The wild plant comes from South America, where it grows in the light to dense shade of the trees. Nowadays there is a wide range of varieties that bloom in different colors. The varieties that bloom in bright pink look particularly attractive. With the right care, they will form numerous graceful flowers in various nuances as early as June, which will delight the eyes until autumn.

These fuchsia varieties are possible: 

  • Shadowdancer is an annual container plant with a compact habit, perfect for the hanging basket on the east or north balcony. It reaches a maximum height of 40 cm. The variety cannot stand direct sun and thrives best in light shade. The flowering period begins as early as May and ends at the beginning of October.
  • Jollies is an upright cultivar that makes small to medium-sized flowers. It is the perfect container plant. This fuchsia has two-tone flowers and is available in different color combinations. It looks particularly attractive in pink and purple.
  • Diva is a very compact perennial that looks like a shrub. It becomes a maximum of 30 cm high. The flower will continue to grow for the first 2-3 years and therefore needs regular fertilization during this period. You should also water them regularly in the summer months.

Care tips:

The young plants in particular should be watered regularly. It is essential to avoid waterlogging. From the end of May you can put the flower on the balcony. It is perfect for large pots and hanging baskets, as long as it is planted as a solitary plant. From the end of June, water only when it is dry. Provide long-term fertilizer once at the start of the balcony season.

Pink blooming flowers for balconies: dipshops

Pink blooming flowers for balcony Dipladenia is climbing plant

The dipladenia is a climbing plant from the Apocynacaeae family, which, like the fuchsias, comes from the tropical regions of South America. And similar to the fuchsia, the dipladenia forms magically beautiful funnel-shaped flowers that last from June to the end of September. In contrast to the fuchsia, the exotic prefers direct sun. Therefore, a balcony facing west or south is best. The plant is planted in flower pots with a climbing aid and reaches a height of approx. 80 cm. It attracts butterflies and bees. The dipladenia is highly poisonous and therefore not suitable for families with small children and pets.

These Dipladenia varieties are possible:

  • Jade Trio is an upright plant that flowers in three colors (white, pink and red). It is perfect for flower pots.
  • Quartz pink & Yellow is a hanging or climbing plant that you can plant in flower boxes.
  • Tourmaline Intense Fuchsia is a tall flower that forms solid pink flowers.

Care instructions:

Fertilize once a week and water regularly. Pay attention to waterlogging, especially during the flowering period. Plant as a soloist. Winter in a bright place at temperatures between 8 ° and 10 ° Celsius.

Pink blooming summer flowers: hardworking lizards

Pink blooming summer flowers hard-working lick

The hard-working Lieschen is a true sun worshiper, but it also thrives in partial shade. The summer flower can easily withstand rain and wind as long as the soil is permeable. So that the flowering plant has enough space to grow, you should plant the flowers at a distance of at least 20 cm from one another in the flower box.

This variety blooms in pink:

  • Sunpation Pink is a hybrid that blooms from May to October. The correct planting time is between April and June. The flower reaches a maximum height of 35 cm.

Care instructions:

Fertilize with slow release fertilizer once after planting, water if necessary. Avoid waterlogging.

Summer flowers for the balcony: Pink Pentecost carnations

Pink summer flowers for the balcony Pentecost carnations

The Pentecost carnation is a European flower that can be found naturally on sunny slopes. Since the plant has to withstand extreme heat, wind and rain, it has a compact habit and grows shallow. The perennial ground cover has sneaked into the hearts of hobby gardeners thanks to its beautiful pink flowers. They are mainly used for the sunny south-facing balcony.

Pink flowering variety:

  • Pink Jewel can be found in most garden centers from April to June. The flowering period begins in May. The flowering period lasts until the end of June – beginning of July.

Care instructions:

Water very sparingly, do not fertilize. The plant prefers a dry soil with a high proportion of sand and needs rain protection. It is suitable for group planting, whereby you should plant the individual flowers at a distance of at least 20 cm from each other.

Pink flowers for hanging baskets: petunias

Pink flowers for hanging petunia hanging baskets

The petunias are lush flowers that are particularly popular due to their intense flower colors. The hanging petunias in particular are ideal for planting hanging baskets, as they are harmoniously structured and compact.

This variety blooms in pink:

  • Petunia Veranda is a variety that comes in several colors. “Hot Pink” and “Neon” are beautiful pink nunacs which, together with the color “Rose Vein” (pink and pink), form a particularly attractive ensemble.
  • Petunia Sufrinia is a popular hanging petunia variety that grows lush and is well suited for planting tall pots.

Care instructions:

Full sun locations are best. They need a lot of water, especially during the flowering period you should water them twice a day: once in the morning and once in the evening. Petunias can hardly tolerate rain and wind, so you need rain protection.

Pink flowers for flower boxes: snap mouths

Care for the snapper in the flower box on the balcony

The torenie, also known as snap mouth in Germany, blooms all summer long with proper care. It prefers a well-drained soil with a high proportion of sand and a location in partial or light shade. The east-facing balcony offers the best conditions for rapid growth and a long flowering period. The annual flower has a compact, but bushy and upright habit and cuts a fine figure both in the flower box and in the traffic light.

Pink flowering variety:

  • Torenia furneri rose is a pink and pink flowering variety. The flowering period begins in April and ends in September. The flower is hanging and is perfect for hanging baskets and tubs. Also suitable as a houseplant.

Care instructions:

The torenie needs moderate to large amounts of water. The longer it is in the sun, the more you should water it.

Pink flowering climbing plants for the balcony: the morning glory

Climbing plants for balconies and patios Morning glory

Morning glory is particularly popular because of its two-tone funnel-shaped flowers. The wild plant grows to several meters high, but the cultivars are significantly smaller. The summer flowers are grown in flower pots as early as mid-April and the young plants are then sold with climbing aid in May. The morning glory definitely needs wind protection and can thrive in both sunny and partially shaded locations.

This variety blooms in pink:

  • Morning Star makes white-pink-purple flowers. The young plants need climbing support, but then grow trellises without any problems in the first year.

Care instructions: 

Water regularly and fertilize once a month. Place the plant at a distance of at least 30 cm.

 Verbena with pink flowers

pink flowers for balcony verbena

Verbena is particularly popular with hobby gardeners for its long flowering period. From the beginning of June to September the plant delights the eye with a sea of ​​flowers.

Variety that blooms pink:

  • Pink Spiers forms pink umbels and sets accents in the flower box.

Care instructions:

The annual plant thrives best in sunny and partially shaded locations, prefers fresh soil and needs regular water and fertilizer.

Summer flowers with pink flowers: pansies

Summer flowers with pink pansy flowers

Pink flowers for balconies: garden hawkish

Summer flowers in pink hawkmoth for balconies

The garden hawk is an ornamental shrub with large showy flowers, which it forms in July and which we can admire until the beginning of October.

Variety that blooms pink:

  • Pink Giant thrives best on a sunny balcony and requires humus-rich, loamy, and moderately fresh soil.

Care instructions

It is better to water sparingly and only when it is dry to avoid waterlogging. Fertilize every three weeks, plant alone in a large container and cut back in spring to encourage flowering.

Hydrangeas that bloom pink

Hydrangea pink flower tips

We know the hydrangea as a summer flower whose flowers change color from white to blue and purple due to the pH of the soil. Ball-shaped hydrangeas like the “Kanmara” variety are an exception, however, because they form pink flowers. “Magical” also has dark pink to pink flowers. However, there are also long-flowering varieties whose flowers turn blue at the beginning of summer and then turn pink just before they wilt.

pink flowers for balconies varieties for flower boxes, trellises and hanging baskets