Dainty and small terrarium necklaces are the showstoppers and the name of the game today. With the array of variety that they offer in terms of shapes, sizes, and colors, one cannot resist owning one.
A number of things go within the necklaces, one of them being plants. Plants, as we all know, come in innumerable shapes and colors, adding a hint of natural beauty to the necklaces.
There is a plethora of plants that one can consider in the making of a small terrarium necklace. Let us have a look at them one by one.
- 1 Types of Plants You Can Consider for Terrarium Necklaces
- 1.1 1. Mammilaria
- 1.2 2. Prickly Pear
- 1.3 3. Easter Lily Cactus
- 1.4 4. Schlumbergera
- 1.5 5. Astrophytum
- 1.6 6. Rhipsalis
- 1.7 7. Cereus Repandus
- 1.8 8. Pachycereus
- 1.9 9. Ehinocactus
- 1.10 10. Melocactus
- 1.11 11. Escobaria
- 1.12 12. Astrophytum Asterias
- 1.13 13. Bunny Ears Cactus
- 1.14 14. Aloe Vera Plants
- 1.15 15. Hens and Chicks
- 1.16 16. Paddle Plant
- 1.17 17. Zebra Haworthia
- 1.18 18. Burro’s Tail
- 1.19 19. String of Pearls
- 1.20 20. Tiger Jaws
Types of Plants You Can Consider for Terrarium Necklaces
Usually red, but it is also available in yellow or green. The plants are usually small, and the shape can be globose or elongated. Most species of Mammallaria are quite easy to cultivate.
2. Prickly Pear
These are available in the colors green and blue-green. Although native to America, it is also found in a plethora in regions of Mexico. Other uses include animal fodder, a source of vegan leather and fuel.
3. Easter Lily Cactus
These are more or less, orb-shaped, with large and white flowers attached to the green tubes.
There are several colors available – white, pink, orange, red, yellow, and purple.
These are also referred to as ‘Living Rocks’ because of their gray appearance. There are funnel-shaped flowers present at the top, yellow with a red throat.
It has long messy tendrils, with the tops that are dark green and end up into a paler yellow at the ends, giving it a very attractive look. The messy tendrils hang down.
7. Cereus Repandus
The structure of these is large, thorny, and erect. The stems are usually gray-green or blue.
Native to America, they are large, and tube-shaped.
These are characterized by spines and relatively small flowers.
They have pink-colored fruits and by and large, resemble pepper fruits because of their shape.
The stems are globose and sometimes, cylindrical. They bore flowers in spring, which are available in a variety of colors. The fruits are mostly red.
12. Astrophytum Asterias
These are small, orb-shaped, spineless, and squat. The color of the body is greenish-brown. The flowers and have yellow with red bases.
13. Bunny Ears Cactus
It’s the U-shaped feature of the cactus that dictates the name ‘Bunny Ears’. It bores flowers in late spring, which are yellow in color. After fertilization, they turn to pale peachy colors.
14. Aloe Vera Plants
Famously known for their dermatologically beneficial properties, this also makes for a good terrarium plant. It has fleshy stems and a spiny appearance.
15. Hens and Chicks
The peculiar name owes to the fact that the new buds take close root to their mother plant. It has a lotus-like appearance, except that this is all green in color.
16. Paddle Plant
It has large, round, and fleshy leaves. Their color is grayish-green with faded red at the ends, giving it a conspicuous and attractive look.
17. Zebra Haworthia
The leaves are fleshy and triangle-shaped. They have uniformly patterned and white-colored stripes over the leaves, giving it the appearance of snakeskin.
18. Burro’s Tail
The color of the leaves is blue-green and that of the flowers is pink and sometimes, red. You can find an evident layer of wax on the stem and the leaves.
19. String of Pearls
As the name suggests, this plant has a dainty vine over which many small circular pea-shaped structures hang, giving it a very aesthetic appearance overall.
20. Tiger Jaws
Having triangle-shaped and fleshy leaves, it blooms in autumn. The flowers are yellow and resemble daisies.
These were several plants that you can add to your terrarium pendants and make them look stunning.
Save this article for when you want to make a DIY terrarium pendant.