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To add to Bamboo's answer, there are literally a ton of sedum species and cultivars that would work for you (again, you need excellent drainage for most of them). Any of the Sedum spectabile or Sedum telephium cultivars would give you some height, while others (Sedum acre, Sedum kamschaticum, etc) would give you ground coverage. There are also "mid-size" ...


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If you don't mind low growing succulents, then Sempervivum varieties will fit the bill in terms of sun exposure and cold in winter. The only problem with many succulents is, they do not like winter wet, so I'm not sure how viable using succulents will be if your winters are very wet. https://homeguides.sfgate.com/care-instructions-sempervivum-38113.html


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Regardless of which plants or plant types you choose, I would suggest you focus on two significant (IMHO) points... Microclimate; Health of growing medium. To explain in more detail... 1. Microclimate You note you intend to maintain a room temperature with low humidity. Let me assume 21°C / 70°F and RH less than 50%. Whichever plants you choose, you ...


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I've seen the most breath taking 'roof tops' and vertical walls planted with just succulents. They have a very condensed and shallow root system. They store their own water. Try looking at this site. Also 'Lake Washington Live A boards Roof Top gardens' out of Seattle Washington. Using succulents in a vertical planter is like painting a picture in oil. ...


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Assuming the planter you mean is the one shown in the link below, you are unlikely to be able to create a large area of plant cover on the wall you select, because there is restricted root room within the planter. If you wanted to cover a large area of wall, Hedera helix varieties are the most likely to produce a fair amount of cover. This link https://www....


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if you like cooking edible herbs would be my choice


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My friend got back last week from Japan - his photos show only evergreens and bare branches. No flowers. Also Rain and Snow.


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