If you are still looking for a last minute Christmas holiday gift and are thinking of buying a plant, but are not sure what to choose then this list of the top twelve houseplants could come to your rescue. The list has been compiled by Liz Baessler and is from the Gardening Know How website.
Whether you?re looking for a Christmas gift, a housewarming present, or just a nice thank-you, potted plant gifts are both simple and unique. Keep reading for some ideas on the best houseplant gifts.
Potted Plant Gifts
When it comes to indoor plant sharing, not all potted plant gifts are the same. Unless you?re buying for someone you know has a green thumb, it?s a good idea to keep things simple. The best plants to give as gifts are beautiful yet easy to take care of. So what are good plants to give as gifts?Here?s a list of some of the best houseplant gifts with a high aesthetic payoff for low maintenance requirements.
- Amaryllis ? The amaryllis blooms through the winter and is a welcome hint of spring at Christmas.
- Succulents ? Demanding very little water and coming in all shapes and sizes, succulents can be collected into an attractive and personalized arrangement.
- Aloe ? A popular succulent on its own, the aloe plant requires minimal water and can be used to soothe burns too.
- Cyclamen ? Another good cold weather choice, the cyclamen is compact and unique.