Climbing plants often play a role in balcony greening. Plants that grow from below are suitable for particularly lush greening, e.g. as privacy screens. If at all possible, such a ground planting is preferable and the main stem (trunk) is to be led upward to the balcony. Thus, individual balconies, and even several balconies, can be greened at once. Climbing balcony plants are often cultivated in pots/tubs, and require special attention. In the greening of balconies and terraces, climbing systems (trellis or cable systems) can be the perfect solution, as the following pictures show.
Naturally, it takes longer if 'balcony plants' are planted in the ground and only then grow up to the balcony. Nevertheless, it is worth the time and effort, because a balcony plant rooted in the ground is correspondingly far superior to any potted (tub/bucket) plant in terms of vigor and leaf mass. Balcony balustrades and railings can become completely greened, a thick, lush privacy 'screen' created from nature. Watch as the balcony becomes a green arbour...
In the case of particularly hearty and vigorous 'climbers' (climbing plants), one specimen can often green several 'stories'/floors of a building. Tenants or owners can then individually cut and shape the green on their respective floor. Once established, such greenings are stable over many years or decades and form the desired lush foliage annually. If the soil is rather dry or there is a lack of water for whatever reason, no plants should be chosen that bare the lower part (e.g. honeysuckle leaves); otherwise, the lower balconies will have nothing of the greenery. Within a normal climate, strong climbing plants, like wisteria, may require multiple summer trimmings per season.
Existing railings, supports, etc.. can often be used directly as a climbing aid. To supplement, wire ropes are laid vertically or horizontally for the plants; usually Easy and Medium FassadenGrün construction kits are sufficient; for potted plants, also Light kits. Sometimes an exterior attachment to the galvanized railing bars is needed when "drilling" is not advised or possible. Then the ropes are fastened to the metal posts via special rubber bandage/belts (photo below). The simplest bamboo trellises, on the other hand, can be installed directly into a pots/tubs.