Screen porch window inserts – are on the east, west, north or south side of your house, they will generally be 2 to 3 feet deep, causing sunlight to reach living plants to be predominantly filtered. Shade annual plants grow fast, are easy to care for and give color in low light areas. In containers or planted on the floor of a window well, annuals such as impatiens, begonias, coleus, polka dot plant, viola and fuchsia can provide a colorful display of their window pits from spring to frost. Perennial plants that grow well in the shade may not be as colorful as yearly, but, once established, will provide you with a well-filled window of foliage and occasional flowers.
Over time, perennials tend to grow larger and fuller than an annual season. With its colorful plumes, soft, with lung will fill the window well with color and interesting foliage. In mild climates with adequate rainfall, ferns, geraniums and hellebores you will have to look at plants throughout the year. Insert a small trellis, window line well with chicken wire or use a tomato wire cage to grow a vine. Ivy vines thrive in shady environments and their screen porch window inserts fills with thick greenery all year round. Vine varieties of clematis and passion flower are resistant and tolerant to shade and bloom throughout the summer. Jasmine vine can be grown in frost-free regions.
The realism and quality of artificial plants allows you to create screen porch window inserts of any type of plant you want. Artificial plants can be silk, foam, plastic or any material that is tolerant in time. Almost any plant imaginable, from orchids to cacti, is available in a realistic, artificial way. Using artificial plants to decorate your window pits also allows you to change the plants and design your well at any time.