The 10 Best Plants to Grow in Your Terrarium


They come in various shapes and colors, adding visual interest to your miniature garden.

Air Plants:

Air plants are perfect for terrariums because they don't require soil to grow.


Ferns, like Maidenhair Ferns or Bird's Nest Ferns, enjoy the humid environment of a closed terrarium.


Fittonia plants thrive in the moist, humid conditions of a terrarium and come in vibrant colors, such as pink, red, or green.


Pilea plants have eye-catching foliage with metallic silver patterns, adding a unique texture and color contrast to your terrarium.


Peperomia plants come in various shapes and colors, with thick, fleshy leaves that store water, making them well-suited for terrarium.

Baby Tears:

Baby Tears are delicate, low-growing plants with tiny leaves that cascade over the edges of your terrarium, creating a lush, carpet-like effect.


Mosses, such as Sheet Moss or Java Moss, thrive in the moist, shaded conditions of a terrarium.

Spider Plant:

Spider plants are hardy and adaptable, making them suitable for terrariums. Their arching foliage adds height and texture to the miniature garden.


Some species of miniature orchids, such as Phalaenopsis or Dendrobium, can thrive in the humid environment of a terrarium.