Pellionia is a common houseplant and terrarium plant, suited to growing in a wide variety of conditions. It is often grown in a hanging basket, where it will develop thick cascading foliage. In a terrarium, it makes excellent ground cover, and will cover a substrate rather quickly. It also grows as a shingler if positioned to do so. It is one of the easiest plants to grow in a terrarium. It’s native to South-East Asia where it’s found in Vietnam, […]
This tuberous species was described in 2018. I promised myself no tubers, but, this one was too pretty. It doesn’t do well with drying out (as pictured below, a wilty plant after too much time spent out of a terrarium). It seems to be on the tricky side, as it’s thin leaves are quick to melt or mold. Darrin Norton (mountainorchids.com) suggests an 8 week period of no water at the end of the growing season for cycling.