Indoor Dish Mary Garden Plants

Beginning Indoor Dish Mary Garden Plants

Choose 4 or 5:

Religious Name: "Fair Olive Tree" 
Botanical Name: Olea Europea 
Common Name: Olive Tree

Religious Name: Trinity
Botanical Name: Oxalis braziliensis
Common Name: "Shamrock"

Religious Name: Star of Bethlehem
Botanical Name: Begonia, rhizomatic hybrid
Common Name: Star of Bethlm

Religious Name: Mary's Sword of Sorrow
Botanical Name: Iris gen.
Common Name: Iris

Religious Name: Crown of Thorns
Botanical Name: Euphorbia splendens
Common Name: Crown of Thorns

Religious Name: Tears of Mary
Botanical Name: Cymbalaria muralis
Common Name: Kenilworth Ivy

Religious Name: Mother-of-Thousands
Botanical Name: Menthe Requine
Common Name: Spanish Moss

Religious Name: Herb of Grace
Botanical Name: Ruta graveolens
Common Name: Rue

Religious Name: Mary's Heart
Botanical Name: Begonia fuchsoides
Common Name: Begonia

Religious Name: Our Lady's Mantle
Botanical Name: Alchemilla vulgaris
Common Name: Ladies Mantle

Religious Name: Rosary Vine
Botanical Name: Ceropegia woodii
Common Name: Heart Vine

Religious Name: Prayer Plant
Botanical Name: Moranta Leuonerri Kerchon.
Common Name: Prayer Plant

The mail order source we use: Logee's Greenhouses, 141 North Street, Danielson, CT 06239 Phone: 203-774-8038.

Specify small plants for dish garden use. Some are naturally small, but others will grow too large and will have to be replaced after a time with new small specimens.

1) Prepare dish and soil and plant, as described in Indoor Dish Mary Garden Planting and Care.

2) For suggested use in devotion, prayer and meditation, see My Garden Prays

Copyright Mary's Gardens, 1965, 1996


The John Stokes and Mary's Garden collection was transferred to the Marian Library in May 2013. In addition to his archives, manuscripts, artwork, and personal library, John S. Stokes also donated his extensive website. It was transferred to the Marian Library in early 2010. This particular entry is archived content original to Stokes' Mary's Gardens website. It is possible that some text, hyperlinks, etc. are outdated.

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