Check out the list of the Plants You Can Grow in Your Indoor Water Garden. They take less space and will look beautiful on a tabletop!
Here are some of the best Plants You Can Grow in Your Indoor Water Garden. They are easy to maintain, demand less attention, and are the best options for small spaces.
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Plants You Can Grow in Your Indoor Water Garden
1. Mosaic Plant
Botanical Name: Ludwigia sedioides
The mosaic plant offers a circular rosette of diamond-shaped leaves coiled outward upon the water’s surface in a mosaic form. It also does well in aquarium tanks.
2. Lucky Bamboo
Botanical Name: Dracaena sanderiana
This low-maintenance, hydroponic plant can be grown solely in the water and makes for a great tabletop plant that you can keep anywhere.
Here’s all you need to know about growing Lucky Bamboo
3. Water Wisteria
Botanical Name: Hygrophila difformis
This easy aquatic plant mainly grows in shallow water and does well in high and low light conditions. Ensure it gets 2-3 hours of sun exposure for good growth.
4. English Ivy
Botanical Name: Hedera helix
This no-fuss plant with trailing vines looks terrific in vases or glass jars in the water garden. Keep it on the coffee table for the best display.
Learn how to grow English ivy in the water here
Botanical Name: Hyacinthus
Grow hyacinth bulbs in water for a display of colorful blooms in your home. Use narrow neck glass vases and keep them in a cool area with bright indirect light.
6. Miniature Yellow Waterlily
Botanical Name: Nymphaea ‘Pygmaea Helvola’
‘Helvola’ displays upward-curving yellow petaled, cup-shaped blooms and round green foliage. Grow this water garden plant in full sun to partial shade.
7. Perry’s Baby Red
Botanical Name: Nymphaea ‘Perry’s Baby Red’
‘Perry’s Baby Red’ boasts scented red-double bloom with ornamental pads. It is an ideal choice for small glasses. The plant performs well in full sun.
8. Peace Lily
Botanical Name: Spathiphyllum
Peace lily can be grown in the water alone. Just make sure that you change the water once every 4-6 days and give the plant plenty of indirect light.
Botanical Name: Epipremnum aureum
Golden pothos is an excellent choice for indoor water gardens. They look adorable in glass jars and are also quite easy to maintain.
Learn everything about growing pothos in the water here
10. Spider Plant
Botanical Name: Chlorophytum comosum
Growing spider plants in water is an easy task. Ensure the leaves do not touch the water and keep the plant in bright light.
Here’s all you need to know about growing Spider Plant in water
11. Wandering Jew
Botanical Name: Tradescantia zebrina
The beautiful blend of purple and green of the inch plant can be a charming addition to indoor water gardens.
Check out our article on growing Wandering Jew in the water here
Botanical Name: Plectranthus scutellarioides
The colorful, serrated foliage will look great in jars and vases. Grow the plant in indirect light on a tabletop as a centerpiece in your water garden.
13. Sweet Potato Vine
Botanical Name: Ipomoea pandurata
You can also include ornamental sweet potato vine (Ipomoea batatas) in your indoor water garden! Place the jar in a sunny area and change the water every 4-6 days.
14. Water Lettuce
Botanical Name: Pistia stratiotes
Pistia Stratiotes floats on the surface of the water. Use water-soluble fertilizer and grow the plant near a sunny window for best results.
15. Umbrella Grass
Botanical Name: Cyperus alternifolius
This easy-to-grow aquatic plant is effortless to propagate. The tall stems appear like rungs of an umbrella. Keep it at a location that gets plenty of bright indirect light.
16. Snake Plant
Botanical Name: Sansevieria trifasciata
This versatile plant with sword-like foliage can be included in the water gardens. You can grow this low-maintenance plant indoors in water jars.
Here’s everything you need to know about growing snake plants in water
Botanical Name: Narcissus papyraceus
Arrange the bulbs and cover the bottom half with gravels to fix them. Fill water upto the base of the bulbs. Keep in a bright spot, and they will flower in 4-5 weeks.
Botanical Name: Caladium
Caladiums look beautiful in narrow, tall, fancy vases or glass jars in water gardens. You can keep them near a window or on tabletops for colorful display!
Learn in detail about growing caladium in the water here
Botanical Name: Philodendron
Philodendron is quite a versatile plant for growing in water. Keep its cutting in a glass jar or bowl in an area with bright indirect light.
Check out our article on growing Philodendron in the water here
20. Chinese Money Plant
Botanical Name: Pilea peperomioides
The lovely round leaves of the Chinese money plant look cute in vases! Keep the plant where it receives plenty of bright indirect light.