It is wonderful and interesting when you can be viewed the natural beauty of flowers or plants at your desk, drinking table, or study table. They not only bring shimmer to your interior space but also helps your spirit relax, and relieve pressure. So, create great tabletop mini gardens are our recommendations today. And here are 16 Exciting Dish Garden Plants to make your space look more green and attractive. They can easily flourish in a shallow dish or bowl!
In addition to bring a green appeal indoors, they also have different benefits. For example, pothos and philodendron can filter the air and harmful radiation; echeveria helps stress relief and promote your creativity; nerve plant and purple heart with their beautiful appearance that make you love life more. Each has its own secret, so great, right?
Croton has oval or lance-shaped, leathery, smooth-edged bright colored leaves that are usually patterned with stripes or blotches. With many colorful varieties, they are perfect for large dish gardens. They grow well in partial sun.
Add flair and drama to your interior decor with colorful foliage of ‘Poinsettia.’ Go with mini-poinsettia variety as it remains compact and shows a stunning display with cheerful colors.
#3 Purple Waffle Plant
The colorful purple foliage with a wrinkled look has a similar texture to a waffle. It looks good in a dish garden and various container arrangements with other compact plants.
#4 ZZ Plant
The stiff, flat pinnate foliage of ZZ Plant, with a thick tuberous stem, looks great in the dish garden. Give it enough the moisture and humidity.
#5 Jade Plant
It has thick, fleshy, oval leaves, and as the plant grows, the stems turn thick and woody, giving it a miniature tree-like appearance. Apart from its ornamental beauty, the jade plant is also considered a lucky plant.
#6 Peace Lily
The peace lily is an outstanding houseplant that looks striking in a dish garden and complements other plants as well. The bracts appear in spring and look stunning with the green foliage. However, remember that the plant contains calcium oxalate so keep your pets and children away from it!
#7 Panda Plant
Panda plant can be an exciting addition to your succulent dish garden! It has fuzzy foliage covered with tiny hair, tinted with brown spots on the edges.
#8 Moon Cactus & Bunny Ear Cactus
Moon cactus and bunny ear cactus grow similar, so you can even plant them together in your dish garden.
This genus has some amazing range of varieties available in many shapes and colors, you can pair them with other cacti or succulents to provide similar growing conditions.
#10 Lucky Bamboo
The sturdy stems of lucky bamboo perform well in pure water or in dishes with soil in a range of light conditions. It is very easy to care.
Calathea is a famous, easy to grow houseplant. The eye-catching leathery leaves of ’round-leaf calathea’, narrow light-green leaves of ‘rattlesnake calathea,’ or large glossy foliage of ‘rose painted calathea’ are the best choice!
The Aloe genus comprises of many good looking plants that can make your dish garden absolutely gorgeous.
#13 Nerve Plant
The deep green leaves with delicate silver-white or red veins look stunning. It prefers partial shade or indirect sunlight.
#14 Purple Heart
Deep purple foliage with light purple-pink flowers look appealing in shallow dishes and beautifully complement companion plants.
Pothos are valued for their ability to withstand extreme conditions. Trailing stems look beautiful with heart-shaped green leaves, variegated with shades of yellow, white, and light green, depending on the variety. They are also loved for their ability to purify indoor air.
Philodendron is a low-maintenance houseplant with blue-green or silver-gray foliage looks perfect on the tabletop in shallow dishes with vibrant colors. It does well in both partial sun and partial shade.