20 Plants That Will Make a Stunning Terrarium Pendant

Stunning Terrarium Pendant

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.

Types of Plants You Can Consider for Terrarium Necklaces

1. Mammilaria


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

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

Easter Lily Cactus

These are more or less, orb-shaped, with large and white flowers attached to the green tubes.

4. Schlumbergera


There are several colors available – white, pink, orange, red, yellow, and purple.

5. Astrophytum


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.

6. Rhipsalis


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

Cereus Repandus

The structure of these is large, thorny, and erect. The stems are usually gray-green or blue.

8. Pachycereus


Native to America, they are large, and tube-shaped.

9. Ehinocactus


These are characterized by spines and relatively small flowers.

10. Melocactus


They have pink-colored fruits and by and large, resemble pepper fruits because of their shape.

11. Escobaria


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Sandy Jensen
Sandy Jensen is the founder of OrganizeWithSandy and Works with Champalimaud Design where she curates and creates fresh ideas for designing and styling your life.

11 Plants That Can Thrive in a Small Closed Terrarium

Previous article

The Best Micro Ferns and Mosses for a Small Terrarium

Next article

You may also like


Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More in Terrarium